St. James Academy Students Learn an Appreciation of the Theater


Students at St. James Academy develop an appreciation of theater at an early age, starting as early as first grade.

Protesters Greet Betsy DeVos for University of Baltimore Commencement

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Students, parents and locals this afternoon protested Betsy DeVos’ presence at the fall commencement for University of Baltimore graduates.

Garrison Forest Combats Cyberbullying with “Digital Kindness Week”


When Garrison Forest launched its first Digital Kindness Week in 2014, the program was designed as a week full of activities for middle school girls to help combat cyberbullying and other online issues by driving home the message of good digital citizenship. In the mere three

Loyola Blakefield Shut Down Today Due to Racist Graffiti in Bathroom

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Hate speech, not Wednesday night’s snow, pushed administrators at Loyola Blakefield to call off classes today.

Domino Sends 3 Lbs. of Sugar to Space in the Name of Science

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Three pounds of sugar refined here in Baltimore are now up floating in space as part of an experiment involving gravity and sugar crystal growth.

Friends School Junior Earns Spot on U.S. Delegation to International Olympiada in Moscow


Friends junior Ryan Hardy ’19 was recently selected by the American Councils of Teachers of Russian (ACTR) to serve on the United States delegation to the International Olympiada of Spoken Russian. The event took place in Moscow at the renowned Pushkin Institute from December 3 to 8, 2017.

What is Academic Coaching?


Maybe your child isn’t meant to be an engineer — but a bad grade on their last precalculus test could be due to a lack of organization, not a conceptual inability.

Towson Men’s Basketball is on a Historic Win Streak to Start the Season

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While you’ve been watching the Terps suffer some early losses this fall, the Towson University men’s basketball team has been quietly extending a school-record win streak over the last month.

Carroll County Ends Ban on Field Trips to Baltimore After Two Weeks

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Baltimore’s northwesterly neighbors have deemed the city safe enough once again for their students to visit for field trips.

Two Baltimore-Area Private School Teachers, Married, Accused of Sexual Misconduct with Minors

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An English teacher at the McDonogh Upper School has been let go due to what the school’s headmaster described as “sexual relations with a minor more than a decade ago” – less than a week after the teacher’s wife was arrested on sexual charges involving a teenage boy.