October 10, 2016

CSA-like service delivers fruits and veggies on the cheap

By Dora Jacobs For The Towson Flyer My family is loving this new, local service so much we had to share! Our CSA deliveries are going […]
August 28, 2016

BCPS to revisit new heat-closure policy

Baltimore County Public Schools’ board of education passed its new heat-closure policy on August 9. But the board will be reviewing that policy at this Tuesday’s […]
May 4, 2016

New certification encourages Maryland schools to start later in day

Gov. Larry Hogan has signed into a law a bill that creates an “Orange Ribbon for Healthy School Hours” certification that is aimed at encouraging school […]
May 1, 2016

What happened when a school gave kids more recess

This story is from back in January, but it’s worth reading, especially now that there is a formal group fighting for more recess in Baltimore County […]
April 20, 2016

Student teacher says computers are turning kids into zombies

Students have turned into “miniature zombies” and “technology-addicted beasts” because of excessive computer use, says a student teacher at Carroll Manor Elementary in Baltimore County. “I’d […]
April 14, 2016

All BCPS schools would have air conditioning by 2019 under Kamentez’ budget

Baltimore County said today: Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz presented the Fiscal Year 2017 Budget Message and State of the County Address to the County Council […]
April 13, 2016

Stop taking away recess (and make it longer, too), Baltimore County advocates say

A new advocacy group is calling for at least 40 minutes of recess per day at public elementary schools in Baltimore County. The group, Maryland Advocates […]
April 7, 2016

Yoga in Towson for the busy newbie

By Scott Carlson I’m a newcomer to yoga, this physical and mental discipline that everyone else seems to have tried long ago. My excuse for being […]
March 14, 2016

Regulations for students’ computer use proposed in General Assembly

A bill that would require the Maryland Department of Education to develop “computer health and safety guidelines” will have a hearing in the Senate on Wednesday. […]
March 1, 2016

Dumbarton Middle student selling lip scrub to help hungry kids

Dumbarton Middle School student Kate Carrera is mixing beauty with charity. The 6th grader makes lip scrub at home from sugar, coconut oil and flavoring, then […]