October 5, 2012
Joppatowne High School closed at 9:15 a.m. Friday because of a power outage and the early dismissal forced the cancellation of all after school activities for the day. "All after school and evening activities at Joppatowne High School are cancelled," Teri Kranefeld, manager of communications for Harford County Public Schools, wrote in an email Friday morning, "including the homecoming football game. " The game was cancelled, but not the dance. "However, the homecoming dance scheduled for tomorrow will be held as planned," Kranefeld wrote.
February 9, 2000
UNDERAGE drinking is a criminal shame. It's dangerous for everyone, not just the kid who takes a drink. That message must be understood by minors, by law enforcement officers, by parents and especially by the public schools. So the students of Liberty High School who got caught drinking at house parties on New Year's Eve should endure the full consequences of their decision to attend -- and to stay -- at parties where kids were drinking. About 20 teen-agers have been implicated, including students active in sports and extracurricular activities at the Eldersburg school.
June 1, 1997
Three more students and one former student have been charged in connection with the fight at Columbia's Wilde Lake High School that preceded a teacher's death almost three weeks ago, Howard County police said late last week.Friday's announcement brings to 12 the number of minors and adults facing charges in connection with the May 14 incident.According to a District Court commissioner, police issued a summons Friday for the arrest of former Howard High School student Sharee Lynne Robertson, 18, who lives in the 7900 block of Rustling Bark Court in Elkridge.
January 25, 2013
Harford County Public Schools will dismiss two hours early today, Friday, because of the threat of inclement weather. There will be no afternoon pre-K or preschool services, the school system reported shortly before 11 a.m. All afternoon/evening school activities are canceled. The school system said it will evaluate weather conditions Saturday morning and a decision will be made regarding weekend activities by 5 a.m. Saturday and will be...
January 31, 1994
Ben WyskidaSchool: Howard High SchoolHometown: ColumbiaAge: 16In just two years on the staff, Ben Wyskida has risen from a staff reporter to editor of his school newspaper, Lion's Tale. He also is vice president of junior class government and belongs to the National Honor Society.Ben is active with the school's tech crew, which is in charge of providing lighting and sound for various programs and school activities. He belongs to the French Club.Last year, he was a finalist for the Hugh O'Brien Leadership Award.
January 4, 1993
Name: Katy Agro, 14, of Pasadena.School: Chesapeake High School.Accomplishments: Katy is on the honor roll at her school with a B-plus average.Although just entering her freshman year, Katy is already involved in various school activities.She belongs to the chorus, the American government class' pilot program in volunteer leadership, and the Interact Club, where as a member she was involved in fund-raising events for Hurricane Andrew victims and is currently a representative for the school at Rotary Club meetings.