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The Park School of Baltimore is Hosting Two Spring Admission Events

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Park School Admissions event

JOIN US!
THE PARK SCHOOL OF BALTIMORE IS HOSTING
TWO SPRING ADMISSION EVENTS

PLEASE JOIN THE PARK SCHOOL ON FRIDAY, MAY 3 FOR “TAKE A FIRST LOOK” – A SPRING ADMISSION EVENT FOR PARENTS

FRIDAY, MAY 3
8:45 – 10:30 A.M.

Meet Park’s Head of School and Lower, Middle, and Upper School Principals. Take guided tours of our 100-acre campus and get a glimpse of Park’s Pre-K through Grade 12 educational philosophy in action and a “first look” at our academic settings.

Please register at: WWW.PARKSCHOOL.NET/FIRSTLOOK

The Park School of Baltimore
2425 Old Court Road
Baltimore, MD 21208
410.339.4130
www.parkschool.net

Advisory Program at St. Paul’s Helps Students Thrive

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Saint Paul's School

At St. Paul’s School, students thrive in a supportive and challenging environment, surrounded by expert faculty who foster remarkable relationships. A core element of the St. Paul’s Middle School experience is the advisory program, which fosters connections forged between teachers and students.

Porterfield, Jackson and Carey represent Baltimore in Guggenheim Fellowships

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Matt Porterfield. Image via IMDB.

Baltimore is well-represented in this year’s group of Guggenheim Fellows. Filmmaker and Hopkins professor Matt Porterfield, Hopkins professor Lawrence P. Jackson and Loyola professor David Carey Jr. all took home the prestigious prize awarded to scholars to aide in research or the creation of art.

The grants vary by amount and are awarded over a minimum period of six months or a maximum of a year, giving awardees “blocks of time in which they can work with as much creative freedom as possible.”

As Hopkins students’ sit-in over police force reaches 7-day mark, professors call for JHU to withdraw plan

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Students sitting in at Garland Hall on April 5, which was day three of the demonstration. Photo via Students Against Private Police/Facebook.

Today marks the one-week anniversary of Johns Hopkins University students taking to Garland Hall for an unannounced sit-in. They’ve been there seven days, protesting  the university’s legislature-backed plan for an armed police force, as well as Hopkins’ training contracts with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

City Schools confirms additional shipments of ‘Healthy Holly’ books; no additional copies found

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Baltimore City Public Schools headquarters on North Avenue. Photo by Eli Pousson/Baltimore Heritage, via Flickr.

Baltimore City Public Schools today released a lengthy statement confirming three shipments of “Healthy Holly” books written by Mayor Catherine Pugh, who is currently not serving in an acting capacity.

But the school system said it could not find any records to show a fourth shipment.

The full General Assembly has now approved legislation creating a police force for Hopkins

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Photo of Gilman Hall at Johns Hopkins University. Photo by callison-burch, via Flickr.

Johns Hopkins University is set to get its controversial police force, following today’s vote of approval in the Maryland House of Delegates for Senate Bill 793.

Council unanimously passes resolution calling on school board to pass protections for trans students

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Baltimore City Public Schools headquarters on North Avenue. Photo by Eli Pousson/Baltimore Heritage, via Flickr.

The City Council unanimously passed a resolution tonight calling on the Baltimore City school board to adopt a policy allowing trans students to use their preferred pronouns, access the bathrooms that align with their gender and update school records to reflect their gender.

Activist, rapper and ‘Sorry to Bother You’ director Boots Riley to speak at Hopkins

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Photo via IMDB

Radical Oakland rapper and activist Boots Riley, best known for directing 2018’s trippy, anti-capitalist satire-tour de force “Sorry to Bother You,” is coming to Homewood next month.

Garrison Forest School Receives Largest Gift in School History for Construction and Renovations

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Garrison Forest School Renovations

Garrison Forest School (GFS) received a $5 million gift to support several ongoing and future projects, including a full renovation of the main Upper School building and the construction of a new dormitory, both of which are slated for completion this summer. Gifted by an anonymous alumna donor, the donation represents the largest single philanthropic gift in the independent school’s 109-year history.

“The renovation of the Elinor Purves McLennan Library, the construction of the new dormitory and the complete renovation of the Upper School’s main building are projects designed to serve our students by making sure that our facilities match the high quality of our academic, residential and extracurricular programs,” said Head of School Chris Hughes.

Student protesters disrupt Baltimore delegation’s vote on Hopkins police bill

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Photo of Gilman Hall at Johns Hopkins University. Photo by callison-burch, via Flickr.

Chanting “No justice, no peace! No private police!,” student protesters this afternoon interrupted a vote by the city’s House delegation on whether to endorse a bill to give Johns Hopkins University its own police force.

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