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By L'Oreal Thompson | August 23, 2012
It's been said it takes a village to raise a child, but in this scenario, it takes a community to build a home. For the past seven years, Habitat for HumanitySusquehanna and Harford Technical High School, a vocational school in Bel Air, have partnered to build homes for those in need. This summer, the students were able to give back to one of their own and help an alumna achieve the American dream of homeownership. “It's really nice,” says the new homeowner, Kimberly Johnson of Aberdeen.
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Editorial from The Aegis | May 29, 2014
The newest of the magnet programs for advanced high school students in Harford County saw its first class of graduates earn their diplomas this spring. At North Harford High School, the 35 students enrolled in the Natural Resources and Agricultural Sciences program were the first to complete four years of the academic concentration. The magnet programs, since the first one was organized in conjunction with a reconstruction project at Aberdeen High School more than a decade ago, have been much touted by successive administrations of Harford County Public Schools.
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January 2, 2013
Troy Glidden, a 14-year-old computer network design freshman at Harford Technical High School, was featured in Rotor magazine. To date, Troy has 40 hours of helicopter flight training in a Robinson R22 and R44. He started flight training when he was just 12 years old. He is on track to have his helicopter pilot's license by the age of 17. His post high school goals are to fly corporate helicopters for hire and to continue to college studying helicopter...
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AEGIS STAFF REPORT | February 4, 2013
More than 300 students from drama classes around Harford County gathered in the Amoss Center at Harford Technical High School Jan. 30 for the annual HCPS Dramafest. This event, sponsored through the school system's English/Language Arts Department, allows advanced drama students to perform short drama presentations for their peers throughout the county. Students from each high school were represented. This year, nine "Ten-Minute Plays" were presented by the attending schools.
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AEGIS STAFF REPORT | February 4, 2013
More than 300 students from drama classes around Harford County gathered in the Amoss Center at Harford Technical High School Jan. 30 for the annual HCPS Dramafest. This event, sponsored through the school system's English/Language Arts Department, allows advanced drama students to perform short drama presentations for their peers throughout the county. Students from each high school were represented. This year, nine "Ten-Minute Plays" were presented by the attending schools.
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August 20, 2012
The Governor William Paca Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution has selected a Jayme Hill for Outstanding Teacher of American History. Hill also was selected as the second place winner at the state level for this honor. Hill is a teacher of United States history and government at Harford Technical High School. She has been teaching for 10 years and has been recognized for her excellence as a teacher and as a mentor by her peers and supervisors. Outside the classroom, Hill has made public appearances talking about Baltimore City history and has participated in extensive continuing education.
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By AEGIS STAFF REPORT | August 8, 2011
Harford County Public Schools has released school bus schedules and routes for the 2011-12 school year which begins Monday, Aug. 29. The schedules are posted online. To access the route page on the school system's website, click here . According to the school system, approximately 35,000 of the 38,000 public school students in Harford County are transported by school buses daily. Since routes are based on estimated fall enrollments, school officials remind parents and students to expect minor adjustments in bus loads and schedules during the first week of school in order to alleviate any overcrowded buses.
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By STAFF REPORT | June 13, 2011
From a field of more than 90 applicants, 12 graduating high school seniors in Harford County were honored on May 24 with scholarships totaling $14,000 from HAR-CO Maryland Federal Credit Union. HAR-CO is Harford County's education credit union and, in keeping with its mission of serving the education community, each year makes available a $1,000 scholarship to one student at every accredited high school in the county. In addition, two special scholarships are presented, one valued at $1,000 in memory of HAR-CO Board member and county teacher Edward V. Goetz to a student who plans to take up environmental studies, and a $3,000 HAR-CO Credit Union Scholarship for a student planning to attend Harford Community College.
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Editorial from The Aegis | May 29, 2014
The newest of the magnet programs for advanced high school students in Harford County saw its first class of graduates earn their diplomas this spring. At North Harford High School, the 35 students enrolled in the Natural Resources and Agricultural Sciences program were the first to complete four years of the academic concentration. The magnet programs, since the first one was organized in conjunction with a reconstruction project at Aberdeen High School more than a decade ago, have been much touted by successive administrations of Harford County Public Schools.
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By Dennis Hockman, Chesapeake Home | July 31, 2010
The recent "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" trip to Baltimore drew attention from every major news outlet in town. As the cameras rolled, hip celebrity carpenters and throngs of local volunteers showed up to work long hours in the Maryland heat. At the end of the week, a great charity received a truly needed new space to help further its mission. And in just a few months, the weeklong ordeal will be broadcast for the nation to see. Squeezing a months-long project into a week makes for great television, and when a prime-time TV show comes to town, that's news.
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January 2, 2013
Troy Glidden, a 14-year-old computer network design freshman at Harford Technical High School, was featured in Rotor magazine. To date, Troy has 40 hours of helicopter flight training in a Robinson R22 and R44. He started flight training when he was just 12 years old. He is on track to have his helicopter pilot's license by the age of 17. His post high school goals are to fly corporate helicopters for hire and to continue to college studying helicopter...
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By L'Oreal Thompson | August 23, 2012
It's been said it takes a village to raise a child, but in this scenario, it takes a community to build a home. For the past seven years, Habitat for HumanitySusquehanna and Harford Technical High School, a vocational school in Bel Air, have partnered to build homes for those in need. This summer, the students were able to give back to one of their own and help an alumna achieve the American dream of homeownership. “It's really nice,” says the new homeowner, Kimberly Johnson of Aberdeen.
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August 20, 2012
The Governor William Paca Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution has selected a Jayme Hill for Outstanding Teacher of American History. Hill also was selected as the second place winner at the state level for this honor. Hill is a teacher of United States history and government at Harford Technical High School. She has been teaching for 10 years and has been recognized for her excellence as a teacher and as a mentor by her peers and supervisors. Outside the classroom, Hill has made public appearances talking about Baltimore City history and has participated in extensive continuing education.
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February 27, 2012
The weekend of Feb. 17 and 18, drama students from around the region participated in the fifth annual North East Theatre Festival at Bel Air High School. The students and their teachers joined theater professionals and college professors for various workshops, competitions and performances for each other. Participating schools included: Aberdeen High School, Bel Air High School, C. Milton Wright High School, Clarksburg High School, Edgewood High School, Harford Technical High School, John Carroll School, North Caroline High School, North Harford High School, Old Mill High School, Patterson Mill High School and Towson High School.
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By AEGIS STAFF REPORT | August 8, 2011
Harford County Public Schools has released school bus schedules and routes for the 2011-12 school year which begins Monday, Aug. 29. The schedules are posted online. To access the route page on the school system's website, click here . According to the school system, approximately 35,000 of the 38,000 public school students in Harford County are transported by school buses daily. Since routes are based on estimated fall enrollments, school officials remind parents and students to expect minor adjustments in bus loads and schedules during the first week of school in order to alleviate any overcrowded buses.
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By STAFF REPORT | June 13, 2011
From a field of more than 90 applicants, 12 graduating high school seniors in Harford County were honored on May 24 with scholarships totaling $14,000 from HAR-CO Maryland Federal Credit Union. HAR-CO is Harford County's education credit union and, in keeping with its mission of serving the education community, each year makes available a $1,000 scholarship to one student at every accredited high school in the county. In addition, two special scholarships are presented, one valued at $1,000 in memory of HAR-CO Board member and county teacher Edward V. Goetz to a student who plans to take up environmental studies, and a $3,000 HAR-CO Credit Union Scholarship for a student planning to attend Harford Community College.
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February 27, 2012
The weekend of Feb. 17 and 18, drama students from around the region participated in the fifth annual North East Theatre Festival at Bel Air High School. The students and their teachers joined theater professionals and college professors for various workshops, competitions and performances for each other. Participating schools included: Aberdeen High School, Bel Air High School, C. Milton Wright High School, Clarksburg High School, Edgewood High School, Harford Technical High School, John Carroll School, North Caroline High School, North Harford High School, Old Mill High School, Patterson Mill High School and Towson High School.
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By Nicole Fuller, The Baltimore Sun | October 3, 2010
An 18-year-old Harford Community College freshman, who was remembered as a talented athlete and popular high school student, collapsed during a basketball practice Friday and later died, the college announced Sunday. Devonte Bundley, a 2010 graduate of Harford Technical High School, was participating in the community college team's first practice of the season in the school gymnasium when he collapsed about 4:35 p.m.—– about 20 minutes into the practice, said Nancy Dysard, a spokeswoman for the college.
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By Nicole Fuller, The Baltimore Sun | October 3, 2010
An 18-year-old Harford Community College freshman, who was remembered as a talented athlete and popular high school student, collapsed during a basketball practice Friday and later died, the college announced Sunday. Devonte Bundley, a 2010 graduate of Harford Technical High School, was participating in the community college team's first practice of the season in the school gymnasium when he collapsed about 4:35 p.m.—– about 20 minutes into the practice, said Nancy Dysard, a spokeswoman for the college.
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By Dennis Hockman, Chesapeake Home | July 31, 2010
The recent "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" trip to Baltimore drew attention from every major news outlet in town. As the cameras rolled, hip celebrity carpenters and throngs of local volunteers showed up to work long hours in the Maryland heat. At the end of the week, a great charity received a truly needed new space to help further its mission. And in just a few months, the weeklong ordeal will be broadcast for the nation to see. Squeezing a months-long project into a week makes for great television, and when a prime-time TV show comes to town, that's news.
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