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December 7, 2002
Dorothy May Schawatka, a retired Baltimore public school educator whose career spanned 40 years, died of pneumonia Nov. 30 at her Chestertown home. She was 97. Born Dorothy May Holmes in Centreville, she moved to Baltimore, where she was reared in the city's Waverly neighborhood. A graduate of Eastern High School, she earned her bachelor's degree from Goucher College in 1926. She later earned a master's degree in education from Columbia University. She began her career in the late 1920s, and taught at Eastern High School, Patterson Park High School and Southern High School.
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NEWS
February 5, 2005
Martha B. Roberson, a homemaker and avid gardener, died of heart failure Sunday at her Lutherville home. She was 84. She was born Martha Berge in Baltimore and raised on Chester Street. A 1938 graduate of Eastern High School, she worked for several years as a state Health Department lab technician and bacteriologist. In 1942, she married her teenage sweetheart, William T. Roberson, and the couple lived for many years in Govans and Hydes. Mrs. Roberson enjoyed knitting and making jewelry that was sold in the gift shop of Bykota Senior Center in Towson, where she was a member.
NEWS
June 30, 2005
Olga V. Bawden, a former Eastern High School principal and longtime Gibson Island resident, died in her sleep Sunday at Roland Park Place. She was 84. Miss Bawden was born in Baltimore and raised on East North Avenue. She was a 1939 graduate of Eastern High School and earned her bachelor's degree in 1943 from Goucher College. In 1951, she earned a master's degree from the Johns Hopkins University and a special education certificate in 1956. She began her career in the 1940s teaching history and French to students at Robert E. Lee Junior High School (School 49)
NEWS
March 16, 1992
Anne Sharp Burkart, a longtime volunteer with the Lake Clifton-Eastern High School Alumni Association, died Feb. 17 of a stroke at the Meridian Nursing Center in Hamilton.Mrs. Burkart, who was 89, was a longtime resident of Parkville.Born and raised in Baltimore, she graduated in 1919 from the Eastern High School -- then a girls-only institution -- and for nearly 70 years maintained her involvement in her school, which was closed in 1986 and merged with Lake Clifton High School.Mrs. Burkart was also a member of St. Mark's Lutheran Church in Baltimore and a member of the King's Daughters and Sons, an international religious order.
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By LIZ BOWIE | October 16, 2005
Occupation Baltimore City school system educator In the news Tarter is the former principal of Lake Clifton-Eastern High School who was featured in the series "On Their Own" in The Sun last week. She gave particular attention to students who were experiencing family and social problems and has unofficially adopted Iven Bailey, one of the two subjects of the articles about two young men making their way through senior year without help from a parent or guardian. Career highlights Born in Westminster, she graduated from Westminster High School before getting her degree from Towson State College in 1975.
NEWS
November 13, 1991
Services for Barbara Paul, a former nurse, will be held at 11 a.m. today at Sol Levinson & Bros. funeral establishment, 6010 Reisterstown Road.Mrs. Paul, who was 47 and lived on Greenspring Avenue in Mount Washington, died early yesterday of cancer at the Jewish Convalescent Center.She practiced nursing for nearly 20 years before 1984, working at St. Agnes Hospital, the Good Samaritan Hospital and Levindale, and also teaching a course for nursing assistants.A native of Chelmsford, England, the former Barbara Bednarik was reared in Baltimore and was a graduate of Eastern High School and a former nurse training program at Mercy Hospital.
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By Laura Loh and Laura Loh,SUN STAFF | July 14, 2004
Andrey Bundley, the Baltimore high school principal who ran unsuccessfully against Mayor Martin O'Malley in the Democratic primary in September, is among several principals being reassigned as the city school system prepares for the next school year. The school board voted last night to transfer Bundley from Walbrook High School, which has 2,000 students, to the smaller Harbor City Learning Center, effective July 24. Shirley Cathorne, who has been principal of Southern High School and earlier presided over the reshaping of Lake Clifton-Eastern High School, will take over at Walbrook.
NEWS
August 25, 2005
SUNNY MINOR DECKER, Age 61, of Towson, MD died Thursday, June 30, 2005 at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. She was born in Baltimore, MD to the late Charles and Paulina Decker. She was the granddaughter of the late John C. Minor, owner of Minor's on N. Charles St. Sunny was a 1961 graduate of Eastern High School. She worked in the insurance industry, writing policies for race horses until 1981. She volunteered for many organizations including Pimlico Race Track, Defenders of Animal Rights, Maryland Rehabilitation Center, MANA House and missions in Nicaragua.
NEWS
November 13, 1991
Barbara Bednarik Paul, 47, a former nurse, died early yesterday at the Jewish Convalescent Center of cancer.Funeral services were being held today at Levinson funeral establishment, 6010 Reisterstown Road.Mrs. Paul, who lived on Greenspring Avenue in Mount Washington,practiced nursing for nearly 20 years before 1984.A native of Chelmsford, England, Mrs. Paul was reared in Baltimore. She was a graduate of Eastern High School and a former nurse training program at Mercy Hospital. Her husband, Richard E. Paul, is a sports writer for the Washington Post.
NEWS
November 29, 1990
Baltimore development officials, seeking to speed the redevelopment of Eastern High School, will hire consultants to examine the economic feasibility of the recommendations of the Memorial Stadium Redevelopment Task Force.Officials of the Baltimore Economic Development Corp., a quasi-private development arm of the city, said although continued use of the stadium by professional sports teams could delay the redevelopment of the stadium until as late as 1994, the redevelopment of the nearby school building might begin as soon as a developer could be found.
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