The Baltimore Robotics Center is rebooting competitions this fall

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As virtual learning becomes the new normal, extracurriculars of the old world are beginning to plan how they’ll function during the pandemic.

Robotics competitions were typically held in school gyms with hundreds of spectators and competitors coming from different areas to compete.

Amtrak offers ‘buy one, get one free’ on Acela and Northeast Regional trains

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While COVID may keep most people on the Northeast Corridor home this fall, Amtrak is looking to incentivize travelers with its Buy One Get One Free sale on all Acela and Northeast Regional trains – from Boston to Virginia.  By booking between September 21 through Wednesday, September 30 for travel from Thursday, September 24 through Saturday, December 12, 2020, customers on the Northeast Corridor can purchase tickets at a steep discount.

Register to vote, request mail-in ballot at Mom’s Organic tomorrow

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Mom’s Organic in the Rotunda partners with Common Cause and The League of Women Voters tomorrow to host a voter registration drive in celebration of National Voter Registration Day, Sept. 22.

Jewish Community Center’s New Approach to Arts and Culture

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Hogan Eases Indoor Dining Restrictions, But Some Local Leaders Will Hold Back

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Gov. Larry Hogan.

Gov. Larry Hogan will allow restaurants to expand indoor dining capacities to 75%  at 5:00 p.m. Monday. The governor is encouraging residents to partake in Maryland’s first statewide Restaurant Week, despite concerns over COVID-19 spread throughout the state.

School Spirit: Students at Bryn Mawr, Gilman and RPCS

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Resilient, thoughtful, resourceful and spirited, today’s independent school students juggle academics, extracurriculars, service and leadership. Meet upper school students from Bryn Mawr, Gilman and Roland Park Country School whose passion for and commitment to their school communities are evident in all they do.

Maryland’s average positive test rate falls to new low

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This is a picture of CDC’s laboratory test kit for severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). CDC tests are provided to U.S. state and local public health laboratories, Department of Defense (DOD) laboratories and select international laboratories. Photo courtesy of CDC.

Maryland’s seven-day average rate of positive coroanvirus tests reached a new low of 2.75 percent, state data show.

The new low comes after the metric dipped below 3 percent for the first time on Sunday.

CCBC Offers New Certification in TESOL!

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There are so many people, both here and abroad, who want to learn English that it opens up a wide range of teaching opportunities.

Now is a great time to start your training in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages).  CCBC Continuing Education offers a workforce training certificate program in this high-demand teaching area, whether you are an adult seeking a new career, want a career change or desire meaningful skills to fill volunteer opportunities.

Skills training in TESOL can open many doors for you, including tutoring new immigrants, pursuing English teaching overseas or gaining skills to work more effectively with co-workers who may have been born abroad and for whom English is not their first language.