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November 21, 2012
Lansdowne High School graduate Navy Seaman Apprentice Donald Johnston completed basic training at the command center in Great Lakes, Ill.
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March 7, 2014
Lansdowne High School's student film, "Better Learning," has received honorable mention in the first-ever White House Student Film Festival, according to a Friday release from Baltimore County Public Schools. Lansdowne senior Nathan Airey and junior Adam Robinson produced the three-minute movie, which describes how technology has positively affected the way students at the school on Hollins Ferry Road learn and how it will continue to do so. "This student film is a great example of how technology is already a fundamental learning tool in classrooms throughout Baltimore County," said Superintendent Dallas Dance, according to the release.
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March 7, 2014
Lansdowne High School's student film, "Better Learning," has received honorable mention in the first-ever White House Student Film Festival, according to a Friday release from Baltimore County Public Schools. Lansdowne senior Nathan Airey and junior Adam Robinson produced the three-minute movie, which describes how technology has positively affected the way students at the school on Hollins Ferry Road learn and how it will continue to do so. "This student film is a great example of how technology is already a fundamental learning tool in classrooms throughout Baltimore County," said Superintendent Dallas Dance, according to the release.
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November 21, 2012
Lansdowne High School graduate Navy Seaman Apprentice Donald Johnston completed basic training at the command center in Great Lakes, Ill.
SPORTS
By Paul McMullen and Paul McMullen,SUN STAFF | December 18, 2001
COLLEGE PARK -- Maryland in the Orange Bowl? That's as preposterous as a kid from Lansdowne High starting for the Atlantic Coast Conference champions. Look no further than Durrand Roundtree for a taste of the man-bites-dog quality that has made the Terps' reversal of fortune the feel-good story of the year in college football. Maryland lacks the proper pedigree; it was picked to finish seventh in the ACC. Similar skepticism followed the news in 1997 that the Terps had given Roundtree a scholarship.
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By Kathryn Hansen and Kathryn Hansen,Baltimoresun.com Staff | October 1, 2004
The Baltimore County public school system today announced the opening of the application period for magnet programs, which concentrate courses in one subject area. The school system said that applications for elementary magnets were available today and can be downloaded from the school system's Web site -- at www.bcps.org/offices/omp -- or obtained by mail or in person from any Baltimore County public school or office. Applications for secondary schools will be released on Oct. 8, though high school applications can be obtained in advance at the High School Magnet Fair, planned for 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday at Patapsco High School at 8100 Wise Ave. in Dundalk.
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By Laura Barnhardt and Maria Blackburn and Laura Barnhardt and Maria Blackburn,SUN STAFF | September 24, 2002
A Milford Mill Academy football player was arrested yesterday and accused of fatally shooting an 18-year-old Randallstown youth standing in a crowd of young people Saturday morning, then speeding off in a car not knowing how many people might have been hit, Baltimore County police said. Instead of practicing with his team yesterday afternoon, Jerrard M. Bazemore, 18, a senior and starting running back on the varsity football team, was arraigned on a first-degree murder charge. He is accused of killing Charles Howard Sharp III, a recent Lansdowne High School graduate who had gathered with friends outside a home in Randallstown.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen and Frederick N. Rasmussen,SUN STAFF | December 10, 2002
Audrey Jane Cheek, a retired educator who was the first woman in Baltimore County to head a public high school, died Friday of cancer at her Reisterstown home. She was 69. Miss Cheek, named in 1983 as principal of Lansdowne High School, was born and raised in Catonsville. After graduating from Catonsville High School in 1949, she earned a bachelor's degree in chemistry from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in 1953. She also held a master's degree from Loyola College in school administration and another from the Johns Hopkins University in liberal arts.
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By From staff reports | August 5, 2003
IN BALTIMORE COUNTY Program linking police, communities survives fund cut TOWSON -- Despite statewide budget cuts, Baltimore County will retain all C-SAFE programs, which help to maintain communications between the Police Department and six communities, County Executive James T. Smith Jr. announced recently. The program, which stands for Collaborative Supervision and Focused Enforcement, includes the Deep Creek, Woodmoor, Scott's Branch, River View, Hillendale and Yorkway communities.
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By KRISTI FUNDERBURK and KRISTI FUNDERBURK,SUN REPORTER | August 2, 2006
Fifteen students in matching, light-green T-shirts and camouflage hats huddled at the base of "The Wall," brainstorming ways to scale it. The 12-foot barrier was the last of several obstacles the junior ROTC cadets had to complete yesterday, and they weren't going to get past it unless they worked together. The obstacle course is just one of the challenges for 30 Baltimore County students who are camping this week at a Boy Scout reservation just south of the Mason-Dixon line. The camp is designed to strengthen leadership and teamwork skills for the cadets, who are from Lansdowne High School and Patapsco High School and Center for the Arts.
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October 28, 2012
Area high school students to perform in honors concert at Morgan State Several musicians from Lansdowne High School and Catonsville High School are to be among more than 270 students from county public schools who will perform during the annual Baltimore County Public Schools High School Honors Concert Nov. 12 at Morgan State University. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. and include performances by the county's honors orchestra, chorus, and band. Catonsville students in the honors band are: Alex Burinsky (bassoon)
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By Steve Kilar, The Baltimore Sun | December 9, 2011
Police said Friday that pedestrian error was to blame in the death of a 16-year-old girl who was struck by a car in the Baltimore Highlands neighborhood. The girl who died Thursday afternoon was identified as Bridget Catherine Herold, of the 4400 block of Fenor Road. She was struck by a small SUV at about 4:45 p.m. while she was walking near the intersection of Annapolis Road and Ohio Avenue, according to Baltimore County police. Elvira Urias, 19, of the 100 block of Cherry Lane in Glen Burnie, was identified as the driver.
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By Mary Gail Hare, The Baltimore Sun | March 28, 2011
Baltimore County high school students rallied Monday to keep their teachers in their schools, taking their protests to Towson's streets and county officials' offices. About 60 students from across the county gathered at the Old Courthouse in Towson to protest a proposal to eliminate nearly 200 teaching positions, many of them at the high school level. "The board of education is employed because of county residents like us," said Saskia Matthews, a Towson High School junior who helped organize the rally.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Chris Kaltenbach, The Baltimore Sun | September 23, 2010
They twist and turn, fly in a straight line and plummet to earth in death spirals. In the hands of an expert like 16-year-old Zach Bury, remote-controlled aircraft can do almost anything. But most of all, they amaze. "Imagine taking a quarter, flipping it, and watching it twisting and falling at the same time — that's how fast these things are flipping," says proud papa Wayne Bury, who marvels at what Zach can make his 5-foot-wide model helicopter do. "What my son does, he does really well.
NEWS
By Frederick N. Rasmussen and Frederick N. Rasmussen,Sun Reporter | May 17, 2008
Patricia L. Ashby, former longtime administrative secretary at Lansdowne High School who later became an art teacher, died Tuesday in her sleep at her Owings Mills home. She was 73. Patricia Bannert was born and raised in San Jose, Calif., and graduated from Hayward High School in Hayward, Calif. After graduating from high school, she moved to San Francisco, where she attended finishing school and worked as a model and seamstress. In 1957, she married Raymond Ashby, a Social Security Administration manager, who was transferred to the SSA headquarters in Woodlawn in 1960.
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By Liz Bowie and Liz Bowie,Sun Reporter | November 2, 2007
Rarely do decisions made by state education officials in a stuffy seventh-floor boardroom in downtown Baltimore resound less than 24 hours later at a high school five miles away.
NEWS
By From staff reports | April 10, 2000
In Baltimore County Lansdowne High student will introduce Clinton at bill-signing LANSDOWNE -- Jessica Fryatt, a senior at Lansdowne High School, will introduce President Clinton at a gun lock bill signing ceremony tomorrow in Annapolis. Fryatt wrote a paper about gun control and the need for gun locks for her Government and Public Issues class at Lansdowne. She testified in the House of Delegates in favor of gun locks. Notre Dame Prep dedicates classroom wing, science labs TOWSON -- Students and faculty at Notre Dame Prep have dedicated a classroom wing, performing arts center, athletic field and science labs.
NEWS
By Kevin T. McVey and Kevin T. McVey,SUN STAFF | September 27, 2004
In those precious hours between school dismissal and when parents come home and fix dinner, young skateboarders and inline skaters have an opportunity to perfect their skills and hang out with friends at the newly renovated Sandy Hills Skate Park on Bero Road in Lansdowne. For the past 15 months, the park was under construction to add a street course with ramps, half-pipes and grinding rails to the skate bowl. The improvements also included a bathroom, 50-space parking lot and comfort station.
NEWS
By KRISTI FUNDERBURK and KRISTI FUNDERBURK,SUN REPORTER | August 2, 2006
Fifteen students in matching, light-green T-shirts and camouflage hats huddled at the base of "The Wall," brainstorming ways to scale it. The 12-foot barrier was the last of several obstacles the junior ROTC cadets had to complete yesterday, and they weren't going to get past it unless they worked together. The obstacle course is just one of the challenges for 30 Baltimore County students who are camping this week at a Boy Scout reservation just south of the Mason-Dixon line. The camp is designed to strengthen leadership and teamwork skills for the cadets, who are from Lansdowne High School and Patapsco High School and Center for the Arts.
NEWS
By Kathryn Hansen and Kathryn Hansen,Baltimoresun.com Staff | October 1, 2004
The Baltimore County public school system today announced the opening of the application period for magnet programs, which concentrate courses in one subject area. The school system said that applications for elementary magnets were available today and can be downloaded from the school system's Web site -- at www.bcps.org/offices/omp -- or obtained by mail or in person from any Baltimore County public school or office. Applications for secondary schools will be released on Oct. 8, though high school applications can be obtained in advance at the High School Magnet Fair, planned for 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday at Patapsco High School at 8100 Wise Ave. in Dundalk.
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