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January 13, 2014
James and Mary Jo Martin, of Bel Air, announce the engagement of their daughter, Kathryn Grace Martin, to Paul Spenser Carlson, son of Ron and Rose Carlson, of Bradenton, Fla. The bride-to-be is a 2007 graduate of The John Carroll School and the prospective groom graduated in 2007 from Saint Stephen's Episcopal School in Bradenton. The couple met at their alma mater, Stetson University, in DeLand, Fla, where Martin majored in communications and was the president of Alpha Xi Delta.
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January 13, 2014
James and Mary Jo Martin, of Bel Air, announce the engagement of their daughter, Kathryn Grace Martin, to Paul Spenser Carlson, son of Ron and Rose Carlson, of Bradenton, Fla. The bride-to-be is a 2007 graduate of The John Carroll School and the prospective groom graduated in 2007 from Saint Stephen's Episcopal School in Bradenton. The couple met at their alma mater, Stetson University, in DeLand, Fla, where Martin majored in communications and was the president of Alpha Xi Delta.
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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun | November 16, 2011
Alexander Hamilton "Ham" Bishop III, a respected headmaster who led five independent schools during his lengthy career in education, died of kidney failure complications Saturday at ManorCare Health Services Dulaney. He was 85 and lived in North Baltimore. Educational colleagues said he was often sought out as a school administrator. In 1994, he was the first head of the Odyssey School, founded by parents of dyslexic children. "He gave the new school instant credibility," said Marty Sweeney, Odyssey's head.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | April 2, 2013
Carol G. Hjortsberg, former head of Grace Episcopal Day School and author of a history of St. Anne's Episcopal Church in Annapolis, died March 27 from complications of diabetes at Baltimore Washington Medical Center. She was 69. "Carol was very accomplished and a brilliant intellect. She was completely and totally dedicated to the education of children and children in Episcopal schools," said Elizabeth I. Legenhausen, who retired last year after 25 years as head of St. James Academy in Monkton.
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By Alice Lukens and Alice Lukens,SUN STAFF | September 11, 1998
When St. Paul's was founded as an episcopal school for poor boys 150 years ago, James Polk was president of the United States, the American flag had 30 stars, and horse-drawn carriages ruled the roads.St. Paul's School, a private preparatory school with an operating budget of $10 million, is no longer for poor boys -- nor, in the lower school at least, just for boys. And in the mornings and afternoons, when school starts and ends, cars snake along the winding roads at the suburban Brooklandville campus.
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By Luke Broadwater, The Baltimore Sun | May 26, 2012
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has donated use of her office's skybox at Oriole Park at Camden Yards to 27 nonprofit or charitable organizations this year, including her daughter's school, according to a list provided by the mayor's office. The Parent Teacher Organization at Mount Washington Elementary/Middle School auctioned off tickets to the box this month, raising $1,000 as part of the group's "Swing Into Spring" event, officials said. Mayoral spokesman Ryan O'Doherty said that Rawlings-Blake routinely makes the skybox available to nonprofit organizations and that any nonprofit is free to request its use for fundraising purposes.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | April 2, 2013
Carol G. Hjortsberg, former head of Grace Episcopal Day School and author of a history of St. Anne's Episcopal Church in Annapolis, died March 27 from complications of diabetes at Baltimore Washington Medical Center. She was 69. "Carol was very accomplished and a brilliant intellect. She was completely and totally dedicated to the education of children and children in Episcopal schools," said Elizabeth I. Legenhausen, who retired last year after 25 years as head of St. James Academy in Monkton.
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April 29, 2001
People Public relations: Shani A. Brown, a former newspaper reporter most recently with the St. Paul Pioneer Press in Minnesota, has been hired as communications coordinator for St. Anne's Day School in Annapolis. In addition to public relations duties, she will collaborate with the directors of development and admissions to market the school and its programs. St. Anne's is an independent, coeducational Episcopal school with an enrollment of 409 children this school year.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen | October 28, 2009
Archibald Roger "Tad" Montgomery III, who had been head of Garrison Forest School, died from heart failure Thursday at a Gladwyne, Pa., retirement community. He was 85. He was born and raised in Wayne, Pa. After graduating from Westminster School in Simsbury, Conn., in 1943, he enlisted in the Marine Corps and served in the Pacific Theater. Mr. Montgomery earned both his bachelor's and master's degrees in English from the University of Pennsylvania in 1949. He began his teaching career at Westminster School, and he was named headmaster at Garrison Forest in 1959.
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August 30, 1992
Sotiros completes basic trainingMarine Pvt. Roy J. Sotiros, son of Thomas A. Sotiros of Woodbine, recently completed recruit training.During the training cycle at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S.C., recruits are taught the basics of battlefield survival,introduced to typical military daily routine and personal and professional standards.All recruits participate in an active physical conditioning program and gain proficiency in a variety of military skills, including first aid, rifle marksmanship and close-order drill.
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By Luke Broadwater, The Baltimore Sun | May 26, 2012
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has donated use of her office's skybox at Oriole Park at Camden Yards to 27 nonprofit or charitable organizations this year, including her daughter's school, according to a list provided by the mayor's office. The Parent Teacher Organization at Mount Washington Elementary/Middle School auctioned off tickets to the box this month, raising $1,000 as part of the group's "Swing Into Spring" event, officials said. Mayoral spokesman Ryan O'Doherty said that Rawlings-Blake routinely makes the skybox available to nonprofit organizations and that any nonprofit is free to request its use for fundraising purposes.
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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun | November 16, 2011
Alexander Hamilton "Ham" Bishop III, a respected headmaster who led five independent schools during his lengthy career in education, died of kidney failure complications Saturday at ManorCare Health Services Dulaney. He was 85 and lived in North Baltimore. Educational colleagues said he was often sought out as a school administrator. In 1994, he was the first head of the Odyssey School, founded by parents of dyslexic children. "He gave the new school instant credibility," said Marty Sweeney, Odyssey's head.
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By Alice Lukens and Alice Lukens,SUN STAFF | September 11, 1998
When St. Paul's was founded as an episcopal school for poor boys 150 years ago, James Polk was president of the United States, the American flag had 30 stars, and horse-drawn carriages ruled the roads.St. Paul's School, a private preparatory school with an operating budget of $10 million, is no longer for poor boys -- nor, in the lower school at least, just for boys. And in the mornings and afternoons, when school starts and ends, cars snake along the winding roads at the suburban Brooklandville campus.
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February 23, 2006
On Sunday, February 19, at his residence in Falls Church. Former Headmaster of the Episcopal High School, in Alexandria. Beloved husband of the late Betsy Wright Thomsen. He is survived by his daughter Evelyn Thomsen Ruffin, son Richard Porter Thomsen, Jr., five grandchildren, a brother, Samuel Locke Thomsen, of Baltimore, and a sister, Anne Thomsen Abbott, of Texas. The son of Samuel Locke Thomsen and Adelade Porter, he grew up in Baltimore and at Gibson Island. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, February 25, at Immanuel Church-on-the-Hill, on the grounds of the Virginia Theological Seminary in Alexandria, at 11am.
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