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March 27, 2013
Karen Dent and Bob Dryden of Baltimore announce the engagement of their daughter, Meghan Carole Dryden, to Brian Joseph Hairfield, son of Donna and Frank Hairfield, of Abingdon. Hairfield, a Curley and UMBC graduate, has a master's in mechanical engineering. Dryden, a Mercy and Towson graduate, is studying for a master's in educational leadership. Brian's parents. The couple is planning an August wedding.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | September 19, 2013
Aileen W. Tobin, who worked for nearly three decades at the Aberdeen Proving Ground's Ordnance Center and School and earlier had conducted research in the field of early reading in children, died Aug. 26 of heart failure at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. The longtime Canton resident was 64. "I told her all the time that she was my yardstick and the finest civilian I've ever worked with in 26 years in the Army. I thought the world of her," said Col. Daniel Riley, who had been brigade commander of the 61st Ordnance Brigade and the Army Ordnance Mechanical Maintenance School at Aberdeen Proving Ground.
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By Kevin Rector, The Baltimore Sun | May 2, 2012
The Institute of Notre Dame, a 165-year-old private all-girls high school in the city, has selected Gail Donahue as its new principal, according to the school. Donahue is currently the assistant principal of professional development of Our Lady of Good Counsel High School in Olney. She replaces Ann Seeley, who is retiring June 30 after 12 years as principal of IND, the school said. Donahue, of Ellicott City, has taught in Catholic schools for 34 years. She holds a bachelor's degree in elementary education from Pennsylvania State University, a master's degree in reading from Trinity University, and is expected to earn a doctorate in educational leadership from Notre Dame of Maryland University — where she is also an associate faculty member — this month, IND said.
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March 27, 2013
Karen Dent and Bob Dryden of Baltimore announce the engagement of their daughter, Meghan Carole Dryden, to Brian Joseph Hairfield, son of Donna and Frank Hairfield, of Abingdon. Hairfield, a Curley and UMBC graduate, has a master's in mechanical engineering. Dryden, a Mercy and Towson graduate, is studying for a master's in educational leadership. Brian's parents. The couple is planning an August wedding.
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October 21, 1990
HICKEY'S DRUG RULE DISHEARTENS COACHFrom: Vivienne DaileyColumbiaThis is an open letter to Michael Hickey, superintendent of education, Howard County: I have followed, with great dismay, the situation involving several athletes' dismissal and reinstatement to team(s) after an alleged involvement with alcohol on school property.Since I am not related to friends of any of the students or their parents, and I am not employed by the Board of Education, I know that I am, very likely, ignorant of many relevant facts.
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By Neal R. Peirce | June 15, 1998
IN WACO, Texas, a "Lighted Schools" program keeps the doors open into the evening hours to offer middle-school students an exciting array of activities -- ranging from sports, visual arts and primary health care to tutoring by Baylor University students.Parents are welcome to attend, too, for computer instruction, crafts, parenting and health education classes, and to share activities with their children.Good newsThe results, according to a key financial supporter of the program, the Pew Partnership for Civic Change, have included significant boosts in student attendance and test scores and a major drop in the countywide juvenile crime rate among 11-, 12- and 13-year-olds.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | September 19, 2013
Aileen W. Tobin, who worked for nearly three decades at the Aberdeen Proving Ground's Ordnance Center and School and earlier had conducted research in the field of early reading in children, died Aug. 26 of heart failure at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. The longtime Canton resident was 64. "I told her all the time that she was my yardstick and the finest civilian I've ever worked with in 26 years in the Army. I thought the world of her," said Col. Daniel Riley, who had been brigade commander of the 61st Ordnance Brigade and the Army Ordnance Mechanical Maintenance School at Aberdeen Proving Ground.
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By MIKE BOWLER | December 8, 1991
Announcing his retirement from the city school system the other day, Boyse F. Mosley, the controversial principal of Northwestern High School, declared that "public education, as we know it, is dead."He told a reporter that he had "lost faith" in Baltimore schools. He also declared that "we can no longer fix" the system.Mr. Mosley's comments ought not go unchallenged, although no doubt they've already reinforced the opinion of many that the city system is an unrelieved barren wasteland much like that described by the Northwestern principal himself in his parting remarks.
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By John-John Williams IV | December 17, 2006
It was a fitting action. Diane Mikulis was the Board of Education vice chairman, and Frank Aquino was the top vote-getter in the general election among new board members. The two were chosen chairman and vice chairman, respectively, Thursday by their fellow board members. Mikulis, who has served on the board since 2004 and has been the vice chairman for the past year, said she planned to make sure that all board members get to express their views and get a chance to participate in board procedure.
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By Amanda J. Crawford and Amanda J. Crawford,SUN STAFF | September 6, 2002
The software trainer and the young congressional aide who will go head-to-head Tuesday in the Republican primary for the District 30 Senate race both say education is among the most important issues in their campaigns and want their party to have a place in the district's leadership. Nora Criss-McIntire Keenan of Cape St. Claire and Andy Smarick of Arnold are vying to challenge longtime Democratic legislator John C. Astle, who is unopposed in the primary. The election winner will represent the district that stretches along the western shore of the bay from the lower Broadneck Peninsula in the north to Franklin Manor on the Bay at the southern end. The district includes Annapolis, Highland Beach, Mayo, Galesville, Shady Side, West River and other communities.
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By Kevin Rector, The Baltimore Sun | May 2, 2012
The Institute of Notre Dame, a 165-year-old private all-girls high school in the city, has selected Gail Donahue as its new principal, according to the school. Donahue is currently the assistant principal of professional development of Our Lady of Good Counsel High School in Olney. She replaces Ann Seeley, who is retiring June 30 after 12 years as principal of IND, the school said. Donahue, of Ellicott City, has taught in Catholic schools for 34 years. She holds a bachelor's degree in elementary education from Pennsylvania State University, a master's degree in reading from Trinity University, and is expected to earn a doctorate in educational leadership from Notre Dame of Maryland University — where she is also an associate faculty member — this month, IND said.
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By John-John Williams IV | December 17, 2006
It was a fitting action. Diane Mikulis was the Board of Education vice chairman, and Frank Aquino was the top vote-getter in the general election among new board members. The two were chosen chairman and vice chairman, respectively, Thursday by their fellow board members. Mikulis, who has served on the board since 2004 and has been the vice chairman for the past year, said she planned to make sure that all board members get to express their views and get a chance to participate in board procedure.
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By Amanda J. Crawford and Amanda J. Crawford,SUN STAFF | September 6, 2002
The software trainer and the young congressional aide who will go head-to-head Tuesday in the Republican primary for the District 30 Senate race both say education is among the most important issues in their campaigns and want their party to have a place in the district's leadership. Nora Criss-McIntire Keenan of Cape St. Claire and Andy Smarick of Arnold are vying to challenge longtime Democratic legislator John C. Astle, who is unopposed in the primary. The election winner will represent the district that stretches along the western shore of the bay from the lower Broadneck Peninsula in the north to Franklin Manor on the Bay at the southern end. The district includes Annapolis, Highland Beach, Mayo, Galesville, Shady Side, West River and other communities.
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By Neal R. Peirce | June 15, 1998
IN WACO, Texas, a "Lighted Schools" program keeps the doors open into the evening hours to offer middle-school students an exciting array of activities -- ranging from sports, visual arts and primary health care to tutoring by Baylor University students.Parents are welcome to attend, too, for computer instruction, crafts, parenting and health education classes, and to share activities with their children.Good newsThe results, according to a key financial supporter of the program, the Pew Partnership for Civic Change, have included significant boosts in student attendance and test scores and a major drop in the countywide juvenile crime rate among 11-, 12- and 13-year-olds.
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By MIKE BOWLER | December 8, 1991
Announcing his retirement from the city school system the other day, Boyse F. Mosley, the controversial principal of Northwestern High School, declared that "public education, as we know it, is dead."He told a reporter that he had "lost faith" in Baltimore schools. He also declared that "we can no longer fix" the system.Mr. Mosley's comments ought not go unchallenged, although no doubt they've already reinforced the opinion of many that the city system is an unrelieved barren wasteland much like that described by the Northwestern principal himself in his parting remarks.
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October 21, 1990
HICKEY'S DRUG RULE DISHEARTENS COACHFrom: Vivienne DaileyColumbiaThis is an open letter to Michael Hickey, superintendent of education, Howard County: I have followed, with great dismay, the situation involving several athletes' dismissal and reinstatement to team(s) after an alleged involvement with alcohol on school property.Since I am not related to friends of any of the students or their parents, and I am not employed by the Board of Education, I know that I am, very likely, ignorant of many relevant facts.
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May 26, 1996
James Calvin named to post at HopkinsJames Calvin of Columbia has been named assistant professor and director of the Leadership Development Program for Minority Managers, a graduate-level certificate program offered at the Johns Hopkins School of Continuing Studies.Calvin was director of the Education Policy Fellowship Program and Collaborative Leaders Program at the Institute for Educational Leadership in Washington.Pub Date: 5/26/96
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July 29, 1994
Augustine Pounds, an Anne Arundel Community College vice president, has received the Iowa State University Virgil S. Lagomarcino Laureate Award for prestigious service, educational leadership and commitment to teaching.The college vice president for student services, college development and intercollegiate athletics received her doctorate from Iowa State in 1980 and worked as an administrator and instructor from 1976 to 1989.She joined AACC in 1991.POLICE LOG* Candlewood: Someone stole a $300 Motor Cross bike Tuesday morning from a bike rack at Severna Park Middle School.
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