August 8, 2011
Margaret Case, the retired athletic director for two girls high schools, died of cancer July 29 at Stella Maris Hospice. The former Timonium resident was 90. Born Grace Margaret "Peggy" Sherman in Baltimore and raised on Guilford Avenue, she was a 1939 graduate of Notre Dame Preparatory School. Her yearbook described her as "rollicksome, a firm friend, famed for her ready wit and amusing remarks, not overfond of lessons, a natural actress. " As a young woman she appeared in "Have Another?"
May 3, 2013
Charles Stembler, long-time assistant principal at Calvert Hall College, has been chosen the next principal of the Catholic high school in Towson. Brother Thomas Zoppo, president of the school's board announced Stembler will assume his new duties July 1. He replaces Louis Heidrick, who retired after 48 years at the school, spending the last 12 as principal. A 1983 graduate of Calvert Hall, Stembler has been assistant principal for student affairs since 1990. He has coordinated the summer school program and overseen student fundraising, and has taught Advanced Placement government, leadership, English and social studies courses.
August 24, 2005
On August 22, 2005 SISTER THERESE M. O.S.F.; beloved daughter of the late Parnell and Mary Catherine Dennie; loving cousin of Ellen Devenney of Wilmington, DE, Michael Harrington and his wife Sandra of Newark, DE, and the community of the Order of St. Francis of Philadelphia. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Schimunek Funeral Home, Inc., 3331 Brehms Lane (at Mannasotta and Erdman Avenues) on Wednesday 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M. Further visitation will be held at the Shrine of the Little Flower Catholic Church on Thursday from 10 A. M until 11, at which time a Mass of The Resurrection will be celebrated.
May 26, 2004
On May 15, 2004, JOAN M. SIKORSKY (nee Oleski); age 66, wife of the late Joseph A. Sikorsky; mother of Jean-Gabrielle Sikorsky, of Carney; stepmother of Thomas Sikorsky, of Westwood, NJ; and sister of Patricia Mc Kenna, of Middletown, DE. She was a 1956 graduate of the Catholic High School in Baltimore and earned a Master's degree in Education from College of Notre Dame and Towson State University. She taught in the Baltimore City public and catholic schools, as well as Baltimore County schools.
January 23, 2012
Protecting an egg with a half millimeter-thick shell from breaking after dropping it from four meters high is a challenge that students from 10 area elementary and middle schools are gladly undertaking in Notre Dame Preparatory School's Fourth Annual Egg Drop Contest. Participating Harford County schools are: St. Margaret, of Bel Air, St. Stephen of Bradshaw, and Harford Day School, of Bel Air. Competition rules stipulate teams must be 100 percent female; Notre Dame Prep is an all-girls Catholic high school in Baltimore.
April 6, 2007
Sister Margaret Crucifixa McDonald, a retired parochial school teacher, died of cardiovascular disease March 29 at her order's motherhouse in Aston, Pa. She was 93. Born in Philadelphia, she received the name Sister Margaret Crucifixa after joining the Sisters of St. Francis in 1933. She earned a bachelor's degree from what is now Marywood University in Scranton, Pa., and a master's degree in business education from Catholic University of America. After teaching in Wilmington, Del., she moved to Towson in 1943 and joined the faculty of the Immaculate Conception parochial school.