March 3, 1991
The county public school system has established an activity program designed to encourage senior citizens' involvement in school activities.The program provides seniors with free admission to most athletic events, music concerts and dramatic performances.The Senior Citizen Activity Program Pass is available for any county resident over the age of 62.The application form can be obtained at any local public school or in the Public Information Office atthe Department of Education.Information: 992-0500.
September 30, 2010
Closings for Thursday, Sept. 30, 2010 Aleph Bet Jewish Day School Normal schedule on Friday . Baltimore County schools. Early Dismissal. Note: Closing two hours early. . Carroll County schools. Early Dismissal. Note: Carroll County Public Schools will be closing two hours early due to flooding. . Cecil County Schools. Early Dismissal. Note: Middle and high schools will be dismissed at 12:00 and elementary schools will be dismissed at 1:00.
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.
December 14, 2013
Frances B. Hale, the kind-hearted secretary at the Church of the Redeemer Parish Day School whose duties ranged from planning school activities to listening to students and comforting them, died Dec. 4 of heart failure at the Broadmead retirement community in Cockeysville. She was 85. "Frances was a jewel. She was the epitome of kindness, grace and hospitality to strangers, friends and family," said Jeffrey P. Ayres, chancellor of the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland and a longtime communicant of the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer.
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...