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NEWS
January 12, 1993
School seeks volunteers to help put up wallsThe Jessup Elementary School Wall Project is seeking volunteers to help put up walls in the school over the next couple of years.The group has secured materials and licensed contractors for the renovations, which will include a sprinkler system for the entire school, walls in the existing sixth-grade pods, new carpeting and a computer lab.All of the work will be performed by volunteers, and there will be no cost to the county or individuals.The group is asking each parent of children attending the school to donate one weekend over the summer to work on the project.
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NEWS
November 24, 2004
Alice Hawes Pollard, who taught public school students for more than 40 years, died of a heart attack Saturday at the Hermitage retirement community in Alexandria, Va. The former Pikesville resident was 98. Miss Pollard was born in Hanover, Va., and raised on her family's farm in Aylett, Va. She earned her bachelor's degree in 1927 from the State Teachers College at Harrisonburg, now James Madison University. She began teaching in Virginia public schools in the late 1920s, and after moving to Washington in 1939 taught in Prince George's and Montgomery counties' schools.
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By FROM STAFF REPORTS | December 10, 2000
In Baltimore City Police seek suspects in shooting death of unidentified man Baltimore police are looking for suspects in the shooting death of an unidentified man found at 7:30 a.m. yesterday in the 2700 block of Boone St., east of Greenmount Avenue. The man was taken to Johns Hopkins Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, said police spokesman Martin Bartness. Shooting victim identified as North Baltimore man Baltimore police have identified a man found shot to death Friday behind Abbottston Elementary School in the 1300 block of Gorsuch Ave. as Charles Williams Jr., 20, of the 3300 block of Westerwald Ave. in North Baltimore.
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By Joe Burris, The Baltimore Sun | June 5, 2012
The Children's Guild Institute will open an International Baccalaureate school in Laurel in Anne Arundel County, its third in the Baltimore area, the nonprofit organization said. The county school board is expected to vote on Superintendent Kevin Maxwell's recommended contract agreement for the school, slated to be called Monarch Global Academy Public Contract School, at its meeting Wednesday. The school, which would open in fall 2013, would also include a special international studies curriculum.
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By Angela Gambill and Angela Gambill,Staff Writer | October 23, 1992
In a sense, every Protestant in the county has cause to celebrate with the 17 Lutheran churches holding a Festival Reformation Service Sunday night.The service, which includes an orchestra, a massed choir with bells and a children's choir, marks the anniversary of the day on Oct. 31, 1517, when Augustinian monk Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses to the doors of the Castle Church at Wittenberg, sparking the beginning of the Reformation.The rest is history, in the most literal sense, as many Protestant denominations developed from that movement.
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By Fred Rasmussen and Fred Rasmussen,Sun Staff Writer | February 17, 1995
Leah Susan Ek Asplin, a student at Meade Senior High School whose life was defined by her concern for others, died Tuesday of a brain tumor at her home in Severn. She was 16. She had been ill for 14 months with glioblastoma multiforme, a rare and extremely malignant brain tumor."Leah was always concerned about other people, even in her dying," said her father, the Rev. David R. Asplin, pastor of Christ The Servant Lutheran Church in Severn. "She was a very loving person who worried how her family and friends would be hurt by her death."
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By Dianne Williams Hayes and Dianne Williams Hayes,Staff writer | February 14, 1991
County officials, answering parents and faculty concerned over a spate of illnesses at two county schools, issued clean bills of health yesterday for both buildings.Officials said they could find no dangerous conditions at Jessup Elementary school, despite reports that 10 teachers and aides have been diagnosed with various forms of cancer.After tests for radon gas levels and air and water quality, health officials said they could establish no link between the cancer and the school building.
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By Pamela Wood, The Baltimore Sun | September 22, 2013
Impact fees totaling $20 million from the Maryland Live! casino in Hanover will pay for fire and police services, school renovations and a community health center, officials announced Wednesday. Under state law, 5.5 percent of profits from slot machines at Maryland casinos must be spent in local impact grants. The $20 million in grants announced Wednesday represent Maryland Live's contribution for fiscal 2014, the budgeting year that began July 1. The money is split as follows: $7 million to the Anne Arundel County Fire Department, $3.7 million to Anne Arundel Community College, $3 million to Meade High School, $2.7 million to the Anne Arundel County Police Department, $1.9 million to the proposed People's Community Health Center in Severn, $1.5 million for transportation projects, $600,000 to Jessup Elementary School, $500,000 to the Provinces Library in Severn, $150,000 to the BWI Partnership and $100,000 to the Anne Arundel Workforce Development Corp.
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By Joe Burris, The Baltimore Sun | October 10, 2013
Less than a week after the Baltimore-based Children's Guild started construction on a new school in Anne Arundel County scheduled to open in August, the nonprofit received formal approval from the county Board of Education to move forward with plans for yet another school that could open in two years. At its Wednesday meeting, the board approved a contract for the Monarch Academy Public Charter School, Central Campus, at a site to be determined. The school board had voted in July to build the new charter school.
NEWS
May 24, 1993
Jessup Elementary School parents deserve credit. Not onl have they organized Anne Arundel County's first volunteer school renovation, they've conquered the mountain of school bureaucracy that stood in their way.For a while, it seemed the school board was determined to squelch the group's volunteer spirit. Parents wanted to donate $500,000 in time, materials and money to renovate the school, but instead of enthusiasm, they were met with worried frowns, questions about liability and other red tape.
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