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By Lawrence Kutner and Lawrence Kutner,New York Times | September 3, 1991
MANY CHILDREN who will be attending a new school this week picture the building's unfamiliar corridors as a treacherous labyrinth speckled with the shadows of potential failure and embarrassment.Others see going to the new school as an adventure and look forward to meeting the challenges they will face.Psychologists who study how children adapt to new schools have found several clear patterns that help predict which children are likely to have the most problems and which are likely to have the fewest.
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By Jacques Kelly, Baltimore Sun | March 30, 2012
William Arthur "Bill" Seal III, a retired McDonogh School dean, faculty member, coach and dormitory parent, died of an apparent heart attack Monday at Carroll Hospital Center. The Reisterstown resident was 65. In nearly four decades at McDonogh, Mr. Seal taught lower school science and upper school psychology and history, guided the senior class, and coached soccer, lacrosse and wrestling. He was inducted into the McDonogh Athletic Hall of Fame in 1999 and received the Alumni Association's Distinguished Service Award in 2007.
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By Jacques Kelly, Baltimore Sun | March 30, 2012
William Arthur "Bill" Seal III, a retired McDonogh School dean, faculty member, coach and dormitory parent, died of an apparent heart attack Monday at Carroll Hospital Center. The Reisterstown resident was 65. In nearly four decades at McDonogh, Mr. Seal taught lower school science and upper school psychology and history, guided the senior class, and coached soccer, lacrosse and wrestling. He was inducted into the McDonogh Athletic Hall of Fame in 1999 and received the Alumni Association's Distinguished Service Award in 2007.
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By Michael Dresser and Michael Dresser,SUN STAFF | April 29, 1999
A state task force decided yesterday to widely distribute a psychological profile of "the classroom avenger" in an attempt to identify students who pose a risk of carrying out attacks such as last week's mass killing in Littleton, Colo.The profile, devised by two psychologists at Sheppard and Enoch Pratt Health System, will be sent to educators and police departments across the state. It is being used by Maryland State Police to evaluate reports of planned student violence.The psychologists' study confirms theories that have circulated in the wake of the murder-suicide attack that took 15 lives last week at Columbine High School.
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By Michael Dresser and Michael Dresser,SUN STAFF | April 29, 1999
A state task force decided yesterday to widely distribute a psychological profile of "the classroom avenger" in an attempt to identify students who pose a risk of carrying out attacks such as last week's mass killing in Littleton, Colo.The profile, devised by two psychologists at Sheppard and Enoch Pratt Health System, will be sent to educators and police departments across the state. It is being used by Maryland State Police to evaluate reports of planned student violence.The psychologists' study confirms theories that have circulated in the wake of the murder-suicide attack that took 15 lives last week at Columbine High School.
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By Robert A. Erlandson and Joe Nawrozki and Robert A. Erlandson and Joe Nawrozki,Sun Staff Writers | August 3, 1994
It was a painful moment for a man of his calling."I was in shock," the Rev. A. Joseph Maskell declared. "I never had sex with a kid."That was in May, and Father Maskell, pastor of St. Augustine's Roman Catholic Church in Elkridge, was describing his reaction to the first in a series of allegations that he had sexually abused students while he was a chaplain and counselor at Archbishop Keough High School more than two decades ago."It is absolutely untrue," he repeated over and over again in an interview with The Sun in his sparsely furnished rectory office.
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April 11, 2003
Anne Arundel County Executive Janet S. Owens has been selected as a recipient of the 2003 National Association of School Psychologists' Outstanding Advocate Award. The award recognizes school psychologists, legislators and other advocates who demonstrate a commitment to improving the lives of children. Owens was recognized April 2 during the Anne Arundel County Board of Education meeting. A NASP committee selected award recipients based on demonstrated dedication to children and school psychology through legislative, public policy and advocacy activities.
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March 20, 2005
Cheryl Wenner, daughter of David and Helene Wenner, of Bel Air, MD, and Bryan Miller, son of Raymond and Bernadene Miller, of Harrisburg, PA, were married on October 30, 2004 at St. Casimir Church in Canton. An evening reception was held at Hillendale Country Club in Phoenix, MD. The bride's attendants were Tracy Slezak, Robin Tormo, Mary Jo Dooling, Cindy Miller, Nikki Mills, Michele Routzahn, and Laura Wilson (friends). The groom's attendants were Steve Miller (brother), Patrick Millern (son)
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May 11, 2003
Board of Education to meet Wednesday The Carroll County Board of Education will hold its monthly meeting at 5 p.m. Wednesday in Room 007 of the board offices, 125 N. Court St., Westminster. The regular meeting agenda will be posted on the school system's Web site: www.carr.org/ccps. The meeting will be broadcast live on CETV, Channel 21 on Adelphia cable television. It will be rebroadcast at 8 p.m. Thursday and May 22; 9 a.m. Saturday; and 8 p.m. May 18. Information: 410-751-3020. Renew Program offers session for parents of teens The Renew Program at Carroll Community College will sponsor a presentation by local certified licensed clinical social worker Rob Huie from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Friday.
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July 11, 1995
Dr. Nevitt Sanford, 86, a psychologist whose response to the rise of the Nazis was to develop scientific methods to study prejudice and hatred, died Friday of a heart attack in a nursing home in Belfast, Maine. In 1968, he founded the Wright Institute in Berkeley, Calif., a graduate school in psychology that emphasizes the study of social problems.He first gained prominence as a co-author of "The Authoritarian Personality," a study of anti-Semitism published in 1950.Christopher Cadbury, 86, a wildlife conservationist who established the remote Indian Ocean island of Aride as one of the world's leading sea bird sanctuaries, died June 25 at his home at Pershore, Worcestershire, northwest of London.
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By Lawrence Kutner and Lawrence Kutner,New York Times | September 3, 1991
MANY CHILDREN who will be attending a new school this week picture the building's unfamiliar corridors as a treacherous labyrinth speckled with the shadows of potential failure and embarrassment.Others see going to the new school as an adventure and look forward to meeting the challenges they will face.Psychologists who study how children adapt to new schools have found several clear patterns that help predict which children are likely to have the most problems and which are likely to have the fewest.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen | June 7, 2008
Dr. Joseph P. Heaney, a retired special education teacher and administrator whose career with Baltimore public schools spanned more than three decades, died of cancer May 30 at Gilchrist Center for Hospice Care. The Windsor Mills resident was 59. Born and raised in Baltimore, Dr. Heaney was a 1967 graduate of St. Joseph High School in Irvington. He began his teaching career in city public schools after earning a bachelor's degree in psychology in 1971 from the University of Scranton. He later earned a state certificate in special education from Coppin State University and a master's degree in school psychology from Towson University.
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