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By Kathleen B. Hennelly and Kathleen B. Hennelly,CONTRIBUTING WRITER | June 12, 1996
The pope and Regis and Kathie Lee -- or at least some clever impostors -- will visit Clarksville this morning to help send off Sister Mary Catherine Duerr, who is leaving her job as principal of the St. Louis School.The staff and children of St. Louis will hold a parade in the principal's honor. It will feature teachers dressed up as Regis and Kathie Lee and kindergartners dressed up as priests, nuns and the pope.Complete with a police escort, they will file by a reviewing stand where parents, teachers and Sister Mary Catherine will watch.
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May 20, 2014
Email sports copy to howardcountysports@patuxent.com by 9 a.m. Monday Volleyball The Columbia Volleyball Club (CVC) 12U Canaries won the gold medal at the MVSA 12's Invitational May 17. The Canaries placed first out of eight teams from across Maryland and Virginia. Losing only one match in competitive pool play, the Canaries went on to compete in the semifinals against Metro American Volleyball Club (MAVBC) North, of Virgina. The Canaries were victorious in two games, 25-22 and 25-20, which led to a spot in the finals against the Metro American Volleyball Club (MAVBC)
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March 25, 1998
St. Louis School in Clarksville will hold a fund-raiser to help battle a rare and serious disease, primary pulmonary hypertension, which afflicts the capillaries of the lungs.The disease forces fifth-grader Cristin Gildea, who suffers from PPH, to wear a pump that continually supplies her with medicine.She and her family live in Harper's Choice village.After learning about Cristin, school officials and parents decided to sponsor the fund-raiser, Hoops & Hop for PPH.Students will collect pledges for shooting basketballs or jumping rope during gym class.
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March 4, 2014
Email rec sports copy to howardcountysports@patuxent.com by 9 a.m. on Monday. When two Howard County teams play, players from both teams (first and last names) must be mentioned in the write-up. Basketball The fourth grade Virginia Tech Hokies recently secured the 2013-14 HCYP boys basketball championship. The Hokies had a perfect 9-0 season, leading the league on both ends of the court. The 9- and 10-year-olds averaged a league-high 40 points per game while allowing a league-low average of 25 points.
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By Sherry Joe and Sherry Joe,Staff Writer | October 12, 1992
A Catholic elementary school in Clarksville is bucking a national trend.Instead of closing its doors because of shrinking enrollment, the St. Louis School in Clarksville is turning students away."
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By Dan Barry and Dan Barry,New York Times News Service | April 22, 2007
ST. LOUIS -- Under a dreary sky, on a city block pocked by abandonment, a door opens and a girl of 15 steps out. With a black-and-blue book bag slung across her back, she starts walking to school. Her name is Janay Truitt, and she lives on the crime-rich and money-poor north side of St. Louis. She shares an apartment above a dry-cleaning store with two grandparents, two sisters, a brother and her mother, who leaves at 4:30 in the morning to drive a school bus. Her father lives elsewhere.
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By Laura Shovan and Laura Shovan,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | July 3, 2002
When pupils at St. Louis School performed The Wizard of Oz, the play did not end with Dorothy going home to Kansas. Instead, the final scene found her sunning on a tropical beach. The revised story was a nod to Assistant Principal Dorothy Parker, who retired last month after 14 years at the Catholic school in Clarksville. St. Louis pupils, parents and faculty honored Parker on May 30. "I thought, after 46 years, it was enough," said Parker, 65, of Baltimore. "Change is good for people - to have someone else's perspective and bring in other ideas.
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By Laura Dreibelbis and Laura Dreibelbis,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | January 31, 2001
The advent of Catholic Schools Week took on added significance this week at St. Louis School as Principal Terry Weiss was recognized and thanked for 25 years of service in the Baltimore Archdiocese. Weiss, a native of the Baltimore area, reached the milestone this month and was surprised repeatedly and moved to tears more than once as she accepted gifts and accolades from pupils, parents and staff members Monday. "In all the years I've been in Catholic school education, this is the best tribute I've had," Weiss, principal at St. Louis for five years, said after two ceremonies at the Clarksville school.
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By Shanon D. Murray and Shanon D. Murray,SUN STAFF | February 1, 1996
The St. Louis School in Clarksville brought in more than $8,600 for a coalition of Howard County churches that aids homeless people, in the school's fifth annual fund-raiser.The parochial school's 400 students solicited pledges for Churches Concerned for the Homeless from sponsors of students who solved math problems in a Math-a-thon.Churches Concerned for the Homeless is a nonprofit organization of 30 churches in the county that provides transitional housing and counseling to help homeless people become self-sufficient.
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By Carole W. McShane and Carole W. McShane,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | February 12, 2004
DILBERT THE dragon is pale green, stands 3 inches high and weighs 2 ounces. The creation of Cristin Gildea, Dilbert has magical powers, but when he comes face to face with the wicked monster Lokfor, he relies on the power of love to subdue his foe. Cristin, a pupil at St. Louis School in Clarksville, suffered from primary pulmonary hypertension when she wrote her little book, Dilbert the Dragon. She was in seventh grade when she died of complications from a lung transplant in March 2000.
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May 26, 2011
Even children 10 or 11 years old can make a difference that can change the world for others. Kate Douglas has been empowering students in her fifth-grade religion class at St. Louis School for the fourth year by giving them each $10 to donate to whatever charity they individually select. They can donate the $10 directly or do something to make it grow into a larger donation. Most picked the latter. John Reed and Matthew Matthai bought water and chips to sell for Japan earthquake assistance.
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By Dan Barry and Dan Barry,New York Times News Service | April 22, 2007
ST. LOUIS -- Under a dreary sky, on a city block pocked by abandonment, a door opens and a girl of 15 steps out. With a black-and-blue book bag slung across her back, she starts walking to school. Her name is Janay Truitt, and she lives on the crime-rich and money-poor north side of St. Louis. She shares an apartment above a dry-cleaning store with two grandparents, two sisters, a brother and her mother, who leaves at 4:30 in the morning to drive a school bus. Her father lives elsewhere.
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February 25, 2007
THE ISSUE: -- The eSchoolnewsletter has changed the way parents receive information from the school system. Do you feel a lot more connected to your child's school because of it? A fantastic tool for communications The eSchoolnewsletter is a fantastic communication tool for parents. I have a ninth-grader, and, according to him, nothing ever goes on at school. eSchoolnews- letter keeps me informed and updated with all the events at his high school. When schools are closed or starting late, we receive an e-mail, so I don't have to wait for the television or radio stations.
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By Liz F. Kay and Liz F. Kay,SUN STAFF | September 7, 2005
A lay teacher at Catholic schools in Baltimore and Howard counties who died last week has been accused of sexually abusing a girl, Archdiocese of Baltimore officials said yesterday. Stephen E. Brotzman, who taught at Immaculate Heart of Mary School in Towson last year and at St. Louis School in Clarksville for the previous five years, also is accused of sending "inappropriate" e-mail to another girl, said Sean Caine, director of communications for the archdiocese. Brotzman, 37, of Abingdon, died Aug. 31. The archdiocese was investigating allegations about e-mail before Brotzman's death, Caine said.
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By Marina Sarris and Marina Sarris,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | March 21, 2004
For Terence McAuliffe, private school offered certain "intangibles" - a dress code, a courteous environment, good manners, "middle school kids helping lower school kids with their umbrellas." McAuliffe and his wife have five children in fourth through 10th grade at Glenelg Country School. "I couldn't be more happy with Glenelg," he said. He is among many Howard County parents who have chosen private school despite having access to the state's top-ranked public school system. The county is home to more than 30 nonpublic schools offering various grades from kindergarten onward.
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By Carole W. McShane and Carole W. McShane,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | February 12, 2004
DILBERT THE dragon is pale green, stands 3 inches high and weighs 2 ounces. The creation of Cristin Gildea, Dilbert has magical powers, but when he comes face to face with the wicked monster Lokfor, he relies on the power of love to subdue his foe. Cristin, a pupil at St. Louis School in Clarksville, suffered from primary pulmonary hypertension when she wrote her little book, Dilbert the Dragon. She was in seventh grade when she died of complications from a lung transplant in March 2000.
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October 4, 1992
LIZ McNEECE 40, of Owen Brown.Activities and hobbies: Mrs. McNeece said she loves walking when she has free time, reading novels and spending time with her family.Organization's comments: "As a parochial school, St. LouiSchool has to depend on its volunteers for a multitude of services. Liz McNeece is one of these special people," said Sister Mary Catherine Duerr, principal of St. Louis School."In the nine years that Liz's children have been at St. Louis School, Liz has always been willing to come forward to fill a need.
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May 20, 2014
Email sports copy to howardcountysports@patuxent.com by 9 a.m. Monday Volleyball The Columbia Volleyball Club (CVC) 12U Canaries won the gold medal at the MVSA 12's Invitational May 17. The Canaries placed first out of eight teams from across Maryland and Virginia. Losing only one match in competitive pool play, the Canaries went on to compete in the semifinals against Metro American Volleyball Club (MAVBC) North, of Virgina. The Canaries were victorious in two games, 25-22 and 25-20, which led to a spot in the finals against the Metro American Volleyball Club (MAVBC)
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By Jamie Smith Hopkins and Jamie Smith Hopkins,SUN STAFF | June 29, 2003
Sitting on the dunking booth's hot seat at midafternoon, Nick Caputo figured that he hadn't been as wet since the last time he volunteered to let 5-year-olds smudged with cotton candy take their best shot. Nearby, families lounged in the shade with pizza. Bargain-hunters stalked alongside mounds of clothes, bicycles, vacuum cleaners and old sofas. Children danced about with plastic leis they had won on the midway, couples snatched up tickets for the $20,000 raffle and -- in the background -- volunteers fried up 4,000 pounds of chicken.
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By Laura Shovan and Laura Shovan,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | July 3, 2002
When pupils at St. Louis School performed The Wizard of Oz, the play did not end with Dorothy going home to Kansas. Instead, the final scene found her sunning on a tropical beach. The revised story was a nod to Assistant Principal Dorothy Parker, who retired last month after 14 years at the Catholic school in Clarksville. St. Louis pupils, parents and faculty honored Parker on May 30. "I thought, after 46 years, it was enough," said Parker, 65, of Baltimore. "Change is good for people - to have someone else's perspective and bring in other ideas.
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