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By Lynn Anderson and Lynn Anderson,SUN STAFF | November 17, 1999
Students at Eastern Technical High School won new bragging rights yesterday as Principal Robert J. Kemmery announced the school had been selected one of the most innovative high schools in the nation by the U.S. Department of Education.As a 1999 New American High School award winner -- 13 high schools were selected nationwide -- the Essex campus will get about $10,000 to sponsor groups of visiting educators, Kemmery said.The principal and three staffers will accept the award Friday at the White House.
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June 4, 2014
Baltimore police deployed extra officers around Digital Harbor High School in Federal Hill and a handful of other schools this week to ensure students' safety in the wake of recent threats and violent attacks against Latino students. The beefed-up security presence appears to have calmed a situation that was threatening to get out of hand after all but seven of the Digital Harbor's more than 100 Latino students stayed home last Friday because they feared being attacked by black students on the streets near the school.
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NEWS
May 10, 1994
On the same day a congressional commission released a study entitled "Prisoners of Time," urging a drastic overhaul of public education, including longer school days and longer school years, two education stories appeared in The Sun:* A project giving four Baltimore City elementary schools the autonomy to improve their programs was abruptly canceled when the prime sponsor feared the experiment couldn't be applied city-wide.* The Baltimore Teachers Union pronounced itself "shocked" and "astounded" that city Superintendent Walter Amprey had told a Hartford, Conn.
NEWS
By Liz Bowie and Liz Bowie,liz.bowie@baltsun.com | October 19, 2008
Lawrence E. "Larry" Walker, Sr., 50, had always been involved in the schools his two sons attended, but when they entered high school he and other fathers began to see the need to mentor African-American boys there. Last spring, he won the first Comcast Parent Involvement Matters Award, given by the Maryland State Department of Education. Tell us a little bit about your background. I moved to Columbia at age 15 from the rough urban streets of Pittsburgh to live with my Aunt Marie and Uncle Haywood; they could only imagine the impact it would have on life.
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By Mike Bowler and Mike Bowler,SUN STAFF | August 28, 1996
ACTING ON THE proposition that smaller is better, Baltimore is quietly breaking its unwieldy high schools into smaller academies, each with a teaching team and vocational theme.With technical help and on-the-scene advice from researchers at the Johns Hopkins University, Patterson High School began the trend last year. Three others -- Lake Clifton-Eastern, Douglass and Northwestern -- will make the transition this fall or next spring. (Some high schools have academies with vocational themes, but only Patterson has been fully converted.
NEWS
By MICHAEL OLESKER | May 21, 2000
THE RAY LEWIS case will have to commence without me; the Orioles will have to go their own dreary way. They brought out the athletes in Harford County the other night, and then in downtown Baltimore, and it reminded everybody why sports are really important. In Harford County, they held the annual Al Cesky scholar-athlete awards dinner, and a kid from Fallston High named Pete Erickson, winner of the boys' $5,000 scholarship award, said, "I probably deserve this less than anybody here." Good grief -- humility.
NEWS
June 4, 2014
Baltimore police deployed extra officers around Digital Harbor High School in Federal Hill and a handful of other schools this week to ensure students' safety in the wake of recent threats and violent attacks against Latino students. The beefed-up security presence appears to have calmed a situation that was threatening to get out of hand after all but seven of the Digital Harbor's more than 100 Latino students stayed home last Friday because they feared being attacked by black students on the streets near the school.
NEWS
By Liz Bowie and Liz Bowie,liz.bowie@baltsun.com | October 19, 2008
Lawrence E. "Larry" Walker, Sr., 50, had always been involved in the schools his two sons attended, but when they entered high school he and other fathers began to see the need to mentor African-American boys there. Last spring, he won the first Comcast Parent Involvement Matters Award, given by the Maryland State Department of Education. Tell us a little bit about your background. I moved to Columbia at age 15 from the rough urban streets of Pittsburgh to live with my Aunt Marie and Uncle Haywood; they could only imagine the impact it would have on life.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Mary Carole McCauley and Mary Carole McCauley,mary.mccauley@baltsun.com | April 12, 2009
Chazz Palminteri and his bus-driver dad, Lorenzo, became expert at keeping secrets. They could be gregarious, even expansive, but they knew when to shut their traps. For instance, Lorenzo Palminteri withheld crucial information about a murder that his then-9-year-old son witnessed from the family's Bronx front stoop in 1961. "At the time, I thought those men were fighting over the parking space in front of my building," says Palminteri, an Academy Award-nominated actor who specializes in playing thugs.
NEWS
November 18, 1990
UNION BRIDGE - Delores Bloom, an Elmer Wolfe Elementary second-grade teacher, has been included in the first edition of "Who's Who Among American Teachers." Educators were nominated by former students who were in "Who's Who Among American High School Students" or on the National Dean's List.
NEWS
By MICHAEL OLESKER | May 21, 2000
THE RAY LEWIS case will have to commence without me; the Orioles will have to go their own dreary way. They brought out the athletes in Harford County the other night, and then in downtown Baltimore, and it reminded everybody why sports are really important. In Harford County, they held the annual Al Cesky scholar-athlete awards dinner, and a kid from Fallston High named Pete Erickson, winner of the boys' $5,000 scholarship award, said, "I probably deserve this less than anybody here." Good grief -- humility.
NEWS
By Lynn Anderson and Lynn Anderson,SUN STAFF | November 17, 1999
Students at Eastern Technical High School won new bragging rights yesterday as Principal Robert J. Kemmery announced the school had been selected one of the most innovative high schools in the nation by the U.S. Department of Education.As a 1999 New American High School award winner -- 13 high schools were selected nationwide -- the Essex campus will get about $10,000 to sponsor groups of visiting educators, Kemmery said.The principal and three staffers will accept the award Friday at the White House.
NEWS
By Mike Bowler and Mike Bowler,SUN STAFF | August 28, 1996
ACTING ON THE proposition that smaller is better, Baltimore is quietly breaking its unwieldy high schools into smaller academies, each with a teaching team and vocational theme.With technical help and on-the-scene advice from researchers at the Johns Hopkins University, Patterson High School began the trend last year. Three others -- Lake Clifton-Eastern, Douglass and Northwestern -- will make the transition this fall or next spring. (Some high schools have academies with vocational themes, but only Patterson has been fully converted.
NEWS
May 10, 1994
On the same day a congressional commission released a study entitled "Prisoners of Time," urging a drastic overhaul of public education, including longer school days and longer school years, two education stories appeared in The Sun:* A project giving four Baltimore City elementary schools the autonomy to improve their programs was abruptly canceled when the prime sponsor feared the experiment couldn't be applied city-wide.* The Baltimore Teachers Union pronounced itself "shocked" and "astounded" that city Superintendent Walter Amprey had told a Hartford, Conn.
SPORTS
By FROM STAFF REPORTS | May 9, 2003
Notre Dame Prep junior Zoey Bouchelle has been named to the 2003 Parade All-American high school girls soccer team. The entire team, selected by coaches, scouts and recruiters across the country, will be featured in Sunday's Parade magazine in The Sun. Bouchelle, a center midfielder, had 20 goals and eight assists for the No. 6 Blazers, and was named the Baltimore City/County Player of the Year and a first-team All-Metro selection.
SPORTS
By Pat O'Malley | February 19, 2004
Rudy Gay, Archbishop Spalding's 6-foot-9 senior forward, will be among 48 players named to the 27th McDonald's All-American High School East team at a 4:30 p.m. news conference on both ESPN and ESPNews. Gay, who has signed to play for the University of Connecticut in the fall, is averaging 25 points, 9.3 rebounds and 2.5 assists for the No. 3 Cavaliers (23-6). The McDonald's game will be played March 31 at the Ford Center in Oklahoma City. Bob Flynn of No. 2 Cardinal Gibbons (25-5) will coach the East team.
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