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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun and Baltimore Sun reporter | November 10, 2011
Anne Healy, a visionary educator who as headmistress led the way in integrating Roland Park Country School and oversaw its transition into the computer age, died Wednesday afternoon of post-polio syndrome at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Guilford resident was 97. "Inclusion, technology and academics were always at the top of her mind," said Jean Waller Brune, who was a member of the RPCS Class of 1960 and has been head of the school since 1992. "She was a remarkable woman, educator and leader who always had great humility in her heart.
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By Liz Bowie, The Baltimore Sun | April 26, 2012
Former headmistress Lila B. Lohr, will return to the St. Paul's School for Girls in Baltimore County next year as an interim head of the school, the school announced Thursday. Lohr will succeed Monica Gillespie, who will leave in June. Lohr, the current interim head at Katherine Delmar Burke School in San Francisco, was the headmistress at St. Paul's from 1986 to 1995. Lohr has also held positions at the Friends School and the Bryn Mawr School in Baltimore.
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By Liz Bowie, The Baltimore Sun | April 26, 2012
Former headmistress Lila B. Lohr, will return to the St. Paul's School for Girls in Baltimore County next year as an interim head of the school, the school announced Thursday. Lohr will succeed Monica Gillespie, who will leave in June. Lohr, the current interim head at Katherine Delmar Burke School in San Francisco, was the headmistress at St. Paul's from 1986 to 1995. Lohr has also held positions at the Friends School and the Bryn Mawr School in Baltimore.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun and Baltimore Sun reporter | November 10, 2011
Anne Healy, a visionary educator who as headmistress led the way in integrating Roland Park Country School and oversaw its transition into the computer age, died Wednesday afternoon of post-polio syndrome at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The Guilford resident was 97. "Inclusion, technology and academics were always at the top of her mind," said Jean Waller Brune, who was a member of the RPCS Class of 1960 and has been head of the school since 1992. "She was a remarkable woman, educator and leader who always had great humility in her heart.
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September 26, 1990
Services for Rosalind R. Levering, who was the first headmistress of the St. Paul's School for Girls in Brooklandville, will be held at 11 a.m. today at University Baptist Church, North Charles Street and Greenway.Mrs. Levering, who was 84, died Friday of a heart attack in Camden, Maine, after being injured in an automobile accident a week earlier. She lived in the Ambassador Apartments in the winter and in Thomaston, Maine, in the summer.In 1966 when Mrs. Levering retired as headmistress, William Reed, then chairman of the board, said the school would always be grateful because she established "the unique quality of the school and one we hope it will never lose."
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By Mary Maushard and Mary Maushard,Sun Staff Writer | September 30, 1994
Lila Lohr, headmistress of St. Paul's School for Girls since 1986, will be leaving the Brooklandville school at the end of this school year."I am eager for a new challenge," Ms. Lohr said in a statement announcing her departure, though she said later in an interview that she does not have a specific challenge in mind. "I want to run another school," she said. "I've absolutely loved it here, but I've spent nearly 30 years encouraging girls and young women to see the benefits of change and risk taking.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | October 18, 1997
Oldfields School will install Dr. Kathleen Jameson as headmistress this morning at the school's campus in Sparks.Ceremonies will include the investiture blessing at Immanuel Episcopal Church, an academic procession of faculty and staff and lunch. Alumnae from across the country, trustees, students and faculty are expected to participate in the festivities on the 200-acre campus.Jameson is the sixth head of the 130-year-old school, and the first woman to lead the all-girls' school in more than 100 years.
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By SYLVIA BADGER | June 18, 1995
School's out and everyone at the St. Paul's School has said goodbye to Lila Lohr, headmistress of the St. Paul's School for Girls (SPSG) for nine years. Lila decided to leave her "comfy" world to become headmistress of Princeton Day School in Princeton, N.J.The fond farewells included a reception for 250 people at the school, sponsored by the board of trustees, the parents' association and the alumnae association. Among the well-wishers were John and Leslie Saxton, he's CEO of the Sheridan Group and president of the SPSG Board of Trustees; attorney Shawn Alcarese, president of the parent's association; and Xandy Hoff Waesche, president of the alumnae association.
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By Melody Simmons and Melody Simmons,Staff Writer | October 13, 1992
Jean W. Brune wound up a toy cow and smiled as it walked across the conference table in her office at Roland Park Country School."This is the dignified me," Mrs. Brune said, laughing as the small animal stopped near a coffee mug and made a MOO sound.Today, Mrs. Brune, 50, was to officially assume her duties as headmistress of Roland Park Country School, an all-female private school with about 600 students. And she wants it known that her door will always be open to students and faculty as she kindles the school spirit that is a hallmark of RPCS.
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By Carl Schoettler and Carl Schoettler,London Bureau | January 25, 1994
LONDON -- Jane Brown, elementary school headmistress, ventured into the realm of American-style political correctness last week and you'd think she had brought in the bubonic plague.As headmistress of a school in an extremely deprived London neighborhood, Ms. Brown turned down cut-rate student tickets to Prokofiev's ballet "Romeo and Juliet" at the Royal Opera House.Ms. Brown reportedly thought Shakespeare's tragedy was too violent and "entirely about heterosexual love."Her fiat provoked even Prime Minister John Major to damn political correctness as exhibited by the instantly beleaguered Ms. Brown as "widely unpopular among parents."
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By Capsules by Michael Sragow unless noted | December 26, 2008
Capsules by Michael Sragow unless noted. Full reviews are at baltimoresun.com/movies. Bedtime Stories: * ( 1 STAR) If you look closely at Bedtime Stories, it is almost possible to see how the cast and crew were making up the movie as it went along. No one would notice this lack of direction if the movie were at least funny. Adam Sandler plays the latest in his long line of lovable losers. This one is Skeeter Bronson, a hotel handyman who longs for the day he will be in charge. Bronson discovers, when he must watch his niece and nephew for a week, that elements of his made-up bedtime stories come true the next day. He decides to use this gift to get the job he has wanted for many years.
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December 4, 2007
Sister Mary Doris Ann Gentry, a former Notre Dame Preparatory School headmistress who co-founded the Caroline Center in East Baltimore, died of a stroke Saturday at Sinai Hospital. She was 78. Born Doris Ann Gentry in Baltimore and raised in Ednor Gardens, she attended Blessed Sacrament Parochial School and was a 1947 Institute of Notre Dame graduate. She earned a degree at the College of Notre Dame and had master's degrees in mathematics from the Catholic University of America and school administration from Loyola College.
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By Jacques Kelly and Jacques Kelly,SUN STAFF | January 19, 2005
Sara Brumfield Polk, who presided over the growth of Harford Day School in Bel Air from an enrollment of 30 students to nearly 200 during her two decades as founding headmistress, died of complications from Parkinson's disease Friday at Citizens Care Center in Havre de Grace. She was 88. Born Sara Snowden Weymouth in Baltimore and raised in Homeland, she was a 1935 graduate of Bryn Mawr School and earned her bachelor's degree at the Maryland Institute, College of Art. She met and in 1941 married a fellow art student at MICA, sculptor Richard S. Brumfield.
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By Athima Chansanchai and Athima Chansanchai,SUN STAFF | August 26, 2002
Sister Helen Marie Duffy, a retired headmistress of Notre Dame Preparatory School who demonstrated compassion, courage and selflessness to thousands of students during her six decades at the school, died Friday at age 87. She died at Villa Assumpta, the mother house for retired School Sisters of Notre Dame, of complications from a fall she suffered Aug. 13. Sister Helen Marie was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. As a teen-ager, she taught impoverished children in...
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By Linda Linley and Linda Linley,SUN STAFF | April 26, 2002
When Evelyn Flory helps to ceremonially set the 2001 date stone at the front of the new main building of St. Paul's School for Girls today, she will be fulfilling one of her last major duties as headmistress. Flory is retiring June 30 after seven years as head of the girls school in Brooklandville and after leading the school through two building projects, including a major expansion and renovation. Today's dedication signals the end of both projects, which cost more than $16 million and took more than four years to complete.
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By Linda Linley and Linda Linley,SUN STAFF | March 5, 2002
A former headmistress of St. Paul's School for Girls and a Baltimore native will become the interim head of Friends School in North Baltimore starting July 1. Lila B. Lohr, 56, who left St. Paul's in 1995 to take a job as head of the Princeton Day School in Princeton, N.J., will replace Jon M. Harris, who will leave at the end of the school year. "We are delighted to have Lila Lohr join the school community as interim head," said Kevin Carnell, chairman of Friends' board of trustees. "Her proven leadership, administrative expertise and outstanding communications skills have earned her the respect of colleagues and opinion leaders in the local and independent school communities."
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By Fred Rasmussen and Fred Rasmussen,SUN STAFF | November 23, 1996
Katharine Van Bibber, the Bryn Mawr School headmistress who helped lead the integration of the Baltimore private girls' school, died Nov. 12 of heart failure at Fairhaven Retirement Community in Sykesville. She was 93.Miss Van Bibber, a Bel Air native, retired in 1962 from the Melrose Avenue school where she had been headmistress since 1939.A 1920 graduate of the school, she earned her bachelor's degree in 1924 from Bryn Mawr College and taught math and physics at Rosemary Hall in Connecticut, and Brearley School in New York City before returning to Baltimore.
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By FROM STAFF REPORTS | September 8, 2000
In Baltimore County Mount de Sales Academy names new headmistress CATONSVILLE - Mount de Sales Academy has a new headmistress, Sister Mary Reginald. A native of Bedford, England, Sister Mary grew up in Oak Ridge, Tenn. She received a bachelor's degree from Siena College in Memphis, Tenn., and master's degrees from Xavier University in Cincinnati and the University of St. Thomas Aquinas in Rome, Italy. A Dominican nun for more than three decades, she has been a principal of schools in Tennessee, Ohio and Virginia and was president of Aquinas College in Nashville, Tenn.
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