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August 1, 1997
The Howard County Zoning Board approved a change i zoning for a Savage school Wednesday.A Montessori school called SCI Limited Partnership wanted to change the zoning of its school grounds on Guilford Road from residential to business so it can build a quarter-acre playground.The request was approved 3-0, according to a board representative.Pub Date: 8/01/97
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By Katie V. Jones | March 5, 2013
Hoping to open Carroll County's first Montessori public charter school by the fall of 2014, a group of parents is now working on an application to submit to the county by April 1. Sustainable Futures hosted a public meeting at South Carroll High School on Feb. 25 to discuss its proposal for a tuition-free public school for county children in grades 1-5. The group had submitted a letter of intent to Carroll County Public Schools in December and,...
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By Sherry Joe and Sherry Joe,Staff Writer | November 29, 1993
Daniel Monks doesn't know what a Montessori school is but he does know he enjoys classroom activities such as tracing maps of his former home, Australia.The 4-year-old Ellicott City boy is one of 30 children registered at the Children's Manor Montessori Day Care in Ellicott City, which opened two weeks ago.The area's second Montessori school, Children's Manor offers day care, pre-school and kindergarten classes for children between the ages of 2 and 6.And within the next six to eight months, the school will share its 1.5-acre site with a group home for senior citizens.
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By Susan Reimer | August 12, 2010
For the parents of children, September, not January, will be always be the start of the new year. And that will be true long after the last child has left the classroom. September is the month of a new teacher and a new grade, new shoes and new school supplies. A fresh start for mother and child, who might have ended the previous school year at wit's end with each other. All January is good for is taking down holiday decorations and looking for your tax stuff. Who wouldn't want the clean slate September gives, year after year?
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By Alan J. Craver and Alan J. Craver,Staff Writer | September 13, 1993
The owner of a Montessori school in Columbia has filed suit against the state Department of Human Resources, charging that the agency is using "capricious regulatory interference" to prevent her from getting a new license.Carmen Awilda Torres, owner of the Love of Learning Montessori School in Harper's Choice, is asking the Howard Circuit Court in a civil suit filed Sept. 7 to order the state to issue an operating license to the school.She also is asking the court to award her $20,000 in damages against a department official for violating her right to earn a livelihood, the suit says.
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By Mary Maushard and Mary Maushard,SUN STAFF | January 7, 1998
Loyola College in Maryland plans to acquire a 36-year-old Washington Montessori training institute, becoming the first college in the country to offer a master's degree in Montessori education that is internationally recognized.The Washington Montessori Institute, an independent school founded in 1962 and accredited by the Association Montessori Internationale, and its faculty will officially merge with Loyola next fall.Montessori is a nontraditional educational approach, geared largely to early childhood but growing more popular in elementary grades.
NEWS
September 6, 2000
WHAT YOU SAID A few weeks ago we asked you to name the real identity of the hunter who helped Phoebe find the River Flute. Miguel Quarles of Cedermere Elementary and David Ruth of the Montessori School in Lutherville unmasked him as the prince. Thanks!
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By Arin Gencer and Arin Gencer,arin.gencer@baltsun.com | March 17, 2009
A Baltimore County man who coaches field hockey at Towson University has been charged with having child pornography and a firearm accessible to a minor, police said yesterday. John Joseph Kovach Jr., 52, of the 14100 block of Longnecker Road in the Reisterstown area was arrested Wednesday after an investigation by county detectives revealed he had pornography of "young, nude female children," as well as a handgun to which a minor living in his home could gain access, police said in a news release.
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By Brenda J. Buote and Brenda J. Buote,SUN STAFF | July 19, 2000
Over the objections of neighboring property owners on Hughes Shop Road, a divided county planning commission approved plans yesterday for a $1.2 million Montessori School north of Westminster city limits. More than 50 people attended the commission's monthly meeting to reiterate their opposition to the project. Five property owners addressed the planning panel to express their concerns, including worries about drainage problems and increased traffic. "My concern is the water and septic systems," said Charles Fowler, an adjoining property owner.
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July 15, 2007
Students' artwork on display at BWI Two Carroll County elementary schools students have artwork on exhibit at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport on the Observation Level. Mikayla Maksum, a kindergarten student at Parr's Ridge Elementary School, taught by Lisa Duvall; and Breanna Gomez, a fourth grade student at Taneytown Elementary School, taught by Pam Gowen, have work in the exhibit. The exhibit includes artwork by students from nine counties around the state. Artwork for this juried exhibit was selected on quality, theme and its overall impact.
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By Arin Gencer and Arin Gencer,arin.gencer@baltsun.com | March 17, 2009
A Baltimore County man who coaches field hockey at Towson University has been charged with having child pornography and a firearm accessible to a minor, police said yesterday. John Joseph Kovach Jr., 52, of the 14100 block of Longnecker Road in the Reisterstown area was arrested Wednesday after an investigation by county detectives revealed he had pornography of "young, nude female children," as well as a handgun to which a minor living in his home could gain access, police said in a news release.
NEWS
September 18, 2008
Arundel man charged in attack on father 1 A Brooklyn Park man was charged with attempted murder after he was accused of choking his 80-year-old father with an electrical cord and beating him with a hammer, police said yesterday. Authorities gave this account: The father and son were having breakfast Tuesday morning when the son began behaving abnormally, and on the drive home, he became disoriented. When they arrived at their home in the 200 block of Exeter Court about 10 a.m., he began arguing with his father, Matthew Leland Bradley Sr., wrapped a cord around his neck, dragged him to the basement and beat him with the hammer.
NEWS
January 16, 2008
New school's boundaries to be topic at forum The county school system and the Vincent Farm Elementary School Boundary Study Committee will hold a public forum to discuss the boundary lines for the school at 7 p.m. today at Stemmers Run Middle School, 201 Stemmers Run Road, Essex. Parents, business leaders and the community are welcome to learn about the boundary-drawing process and consider options for boundary lines for the new school. The school is scheduled to open in August. Public input will be used in setting the boundary options.
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August 19, 2007
The Carroll County Board of Education will hold an administrative meeting at 4 p.m. Wednesday in Room 007 of the board offices at 125 N. Court St., Westminster. The regular meeting agenda is posted at www.carrollk12.org. Meetings will be broadcast on CETV, Channel 21 on Comcast cable TV and repeated at 8 p.m. Thursday, Sunday and the following Thursday and 9 a.m. Saturday. Information: 410-751-3020. Comcast donates supplies to school Robert Moton Elementary School has been selected as the recipient of the Comcast CARES Back to School Drive.
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By Arin Gencer and Arin Gencer,Sun reporter | August 12, 2007
For Marie Atalla, the small, white-paneled house and green yard on quiet College Road in Sykesville represents the fulfillment of a dream. After searching for the right location, renovating and planning, Atalla, who grew up in Egypt, is set to open Ava Wanas Montessori School, for children 2 to 5 years old, this fall. The school follows the decades-old Montessori School of Westminster and Mount Airy's Misty Mountain Montessori, a program going into its fifth year, said Marliese Roth, its director.
NEWS
July 15, 2007
Students' artwork on display at BWI Two Carroll County elementary schools students have artwork on exhibit at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport on the Observation Level. Mikayla Maksum, a kindergarten student at Parr's Ridge Elementary School, taught by Lisa Duvall; and Breanna Gomez, a fourth grade student at Taneytown Elementary School, taught by Pam Gowen, have work in the exhibit. The exhibit includes artwork by students from nine counties around the state. Artwork for this juried exhibit was selected on quality, theme and its overall impact.
NEWS
October 27, 1991
Name: Marc H. SeidlerHonored by The Carroll County Sungeb for: Receiving an award from the Motor Vehicle Administration for being themost supportive dealership and individual of the MVA's Motorcycle Safety ProgramAge: 38Residence; hometown: Finksburg; Randallstown, Baltimore CountyEducation: Associate's degree in business from Catonsville Community College, 1975Family: Wife: Lauren, 35, homemaker and Montessori School volunteer; two sons: Matthew, 3,...
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