Advertisement
HomeCollectionsSchool Grounds
IN THE NEWS

School Grounds

FEATURED ARTICLES
NEWS
By Peter Hermann | May 4, 2012
Baltimore police are at Windsor Hills Elementary/Middle School in Northwest Baltimore after a body of a young man was discovered on the edge of school grounds Friday morning. The school has been closed for the day. Anthony Guglielmi, a department spokesman, said the body if of a man 18 to 20 years old. It was found sometime between 7 and 7:30 a.m., before school opened for the day. Guglielmi did not know who made the discovery. The school is located in the 4100 block of Alto Road, several blocks from the heavily wooded Leakin Park, and south of Lake Ashburton.
ARTICLES BY DATE
NEWS
By Justin George, The Baltimore Sun | May 2, 2013
A Northwestern High School student was cut across his right thumb on Thursday after an altercation with another student outside the school. According to Baltimore City Public Schools, a male and female student were teasing each other off school grounds at the corner of Fallstaff Road and Park Heights Avenue. The teasing escalated, school system spokeswoman Edie House-Foster said, and the female cut the male student across his right thumb. Baltimore City Public Schools police took the girl to the state Juvenile Services department while the boy was taken to Sinai Hospital and treated for a superficial cut, House-Foster said.
Advertisement
NEWS
By Mary Gail Hare, The Baltimore Sun | October 5, 2012
The pursuit and arrest of a burglary suspect disrupted dismissal at a Pasadena elementary school Thursday. Jason Thomas Donaldson, 27, of Severn, faces several burglary-related charges, police said. After a neighbor spotted him trying to break into a home in the 8400 block of Alvin Road, Donaldson led police on a nearly one-hour chase through the Lake Shore neighborhood and onto the grounds of Lake Shore Elementary. Anne Arundel County police responded shortly after 3 p.m. to a neighbor's report of an attempted burglary.
NEWS
By Michael Lofthus, The Baltimore Sun | April 12, 2013
A Parkville man allegedly seen carrying an antique firearm on an elementary school's property Monday afternoon has been charged with possessing a dangerous weapon on school grounds, according to Baltimore County Police. Robert Cleary, 30, walked across Villa Cresta Elementary School property on the 2600 block of Radar Avenue with a Civil War-era rifle at approximately 3:30 p.m. as students were being dismissed, police said. Investigators determined he was meeting a friend at the intersection of Ardmore Avenue and Radar Avenue to sell the weapon at a nearby pawn shop, where it was later recovered.
NEWS
February 1, 1994
POLICE* New Windsor: Officials of New Windsor High School told state police that four vehicles parked on the school grounds were broken into Wednesday. Bolt cutters and two citizens band radios were stolen. The bolt cutters were used to cut chains on one of the doors of the school, police said. Several windows also were broken. The loss was estimated at $930.
NEWS
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
NEWS
By Anne Haddad and Anne Haddad,Staff Writer | February 12, 1993
Starting July 1, you may smoke on school grounds only if the dismissal bell has rung and you're outdoors.The Board of Education approved the policy change Wednesday, extending its no-smoking policy to all school grounds, including those that are leased.The state requires such a policy to be in place by September, but Superintendent R. Edward Shilling recommended July 1 because the current contracts with school employees end June 30. Those contracts allow staff members to smoke outdoors at any hour.
NEWS
September 13, 1991
A 15-year-old student at Lake Clifton High School today shot himself in the leg with a gun that he apparently had smuggled into one of the school's buildings. No one else was injured.The student was taken to Union Memorial Hospital, where his condition was unknown.Police said the incident occurred about 8:45 a.m. Police could not say why the student brought the weapon to the northeast Baltimore school, nor had they recovered it immediately. Another student may have taken it off school grounds, they said.
NEWS
By Donna Boller and Donna Boller,Staff writer | March 22, 1992
Waverly Elementary School grounds will go herbicide-free this springto test whether teachers and students can find an alternative for killing weeds and grass where mowers cannot reach.The school is thesecond in Howard County to request a halt to herbicide sprays. The Thunder Hill Elementary School PTA is working with the school system'sgrounds staff on plans to maintain the grounds without herbicides this spring and during the 1992-1993 school year.Grounds workers routinely spray areas outside the reach of mowerseach spring and summer.
NEWS
March 11, 2012
When the Mays Chapel planned unit development was approved by Baltimore County, part of the agreement was that there was to be a school built as part of the project. Since it is sorely needed now, the county should build a school that serves the area. It has been many years since this agreement, but the county hasn't fulfilled its promise. There are many children who are living in the area considered Mays Chapel. While it is true that one of the closest residential areas is a retirement community, that should not affect where a school is located.
NEWS
By Alison Knezevich, The Baltimore Sun | March 18, 2013
A Baltimore County Councilman is seeking to restrict protesters from picketing outside of schools at certain times, saying it's a matter of protecting children's safety. Councilman Todd Huff introduced legislation Monday that would create a buffer zone of 300 feet outside school entrances where people could not picket while school is in session or within one hour before or after school. The measure would apply to both public and private schools. Violators would face up to a $1,000 fee, imprisonment of up to 90 days, or both.
NEWS
March 6, 2013
If anyone was at risk in the case of the Anne Arundel County second-grader who nibbled a strawberry pastry into the shape of a gun, it wasn't his classmates eating breakfast at Park Elementary School, where authorities say he waved the confection around. No, it was 7-year-old Josh Welch himself, who ate all that fat and sugar under the guise of a school nutrition program. Unfortunately, Park officials didn't see it that way. A school assistant principal told Josh's father, William "B.J.
NEWS
By Joe Burris, The Baltimore Sun | February 8, 2013
An Arundel Middle School student was issued a juvenile citation Tuesday after two classmates told school officials that he threatened them with a 3-inch knife, one of two incidents at the Odenton school this week. Also this week, a teacher was videotaped screaming at a student while admonishing her in front of classmates Wednesday. The video was posted on Facebook, and the teacher has since been removed from her classroom and is on leave while school officials investigate. In the knife incident, Anne Arundel County police said in a news release that Arundel Middle's resource officer was told about 12:30 p.m. Tuesday that a 12-year-old male student had made threats with the knife to a 12-year-old boy and 11-year-old girl.
EXPLORE
January 1, 2013
On a near perfect New Year's Eve night, Havre de Grace welcomed 2013 with its 14th annual Duck Drop and fireworks. With temperatures in the low 30s and nary a breeze to disturb the stillness of the evening, hundreds descended on the area around the Havre de Grace Middle School and countless others watched from vantage points elsewhere in the city in anticipation of the Duck Drop. Sponsored by the Susquehanna Hose Co., whose members in recent years have added the city's holiday defining reverie to its boundless community service, the duck was hoisted atop one of the company's trucks with its apparatus fully extended high above the school grounds.
NEWS
By Mary Gail Hare, The Baltimore Sun | October 5, 2012
The pursuit and arrest of a burglary suspect disrupted dismissal at a Pasadena elementary school Thursday. Jason Thomas Donaldson, 27, of Severn, faces several burglary-related charges, police said. After a neighbor spotted him trying to break into a home in the 8400 block of Alvin Road, Donaldson led police on a nearly one-hour chase through the Lake Shore neighborhood and onto the grounds of Lake Shore Elementary. Anne Arundel County police responded shortly after 3 p.m. to a neighbor's report of an attempted burglary.
NEWS
Erica L. Green | May 7, 2012
A decade-long vision to have Baltimore become the next hub of fashion and design will begin to take shape as construction begins at the old Lebow Clothing Factory, which beginning in fall 2013, will be the home of the Baltimore Design School. City and education leaders gathered Monday to celebrate the official groundbreaking for the 120,000-square-foot building, which will begin undergoing a $25 million renovation to accommodate aspiring fashion artists in grades six through 12. The school, co-founded by Baltimore state Sen. Catherine Pugh and Fred Lazarus, president of the Maryland Institute College of Art, is designed after the Baltimore School for the Arts and will focus on nonperformance arts like fashion, graphic design and architecture.
NEWS
By Justin George, The Baltimore Sun | May 2, 2013
A Northwestern High School student was cut across his right thumb on Thursday after an altercation with another student outside the school. According to Baltimore City Public Schools, a male and female student were teasing each other off school grounds at the corner of Fallstaff Road and Park Heights Avenue. The teasing escalated, school system spokeswoman Edie House-Foster said, and the female cut the male student across his right thumb. Baltimore City Public Schools police took the girl to the state Juvenile Services department while the boy was taken to Sinai Hospital and treated for a superficial cut, House-Foster said.
NEWS
By Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun | October 28, 2010
City school officials said a student hit another student with a handgun inside the locker room at the Institute for Business and Entrepreneurship high school in West Baltimore Monday. City Schools police received a report from a school coach that a student had a handgun in a locker room after school Monday. The incident remains under investigation and school officials said a warrant has been issued for the student's arrest. The unidentified student has not returned to school, officials said.
NEWS
By Peter Hermann | May 4, 2012
Baltimore police are at Windsor Hills Elementary/Middle School in Northwest Baltimore after a body of a young man was discovered on the edge of school grounds Friday morning. The school has been closed for the day. Anthony Guglielmi, a department spokesman, said the body if of a man 18 to 20 years old. It was found sometime between 7 and 7:30 a.m., before school opened for the day. Guglielmi did not know who made the discovery. The school is located in the 4100 block of Alto Road, several blocks from the heavily wooded Leakin Park, and south of Lake Ashburton.
NEWS
The Baltimore Sun | May 4, 2012
ON THE SITE... Governor's crime chief to depart : Kristin Mahoney, one of Gov. Martin O'Malley's longest-serving aides, is leaving her role as head of the governor's crime prevention office for a job in the U.S. justice department. She said her move is unrelated to the resignations of Baltimore Police Commissioner Frederick H. Bealefeld III and Sheryl Goldstein, a crime adviser to the mayor, on Thursday. Body found on elementary school grounds in city :  Windsor Hills Elementary/Middle School in Northwest Baltimore is closed Friday after a body of a young man was discovered on the edge of school grounds Friday morning.
Baltimore Sun Articles
|
|
|
Please note the green-lined linked article text has been applied commercially without any involvement from our newsroom editors, reporters or any other editorial staff.