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Comcast NBCUniversal Awards $102,500 In Scholarships To 38 Maryland High School Seniors  PRNewswire

ANNAPOLIS, Md., May 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast NBCUniversal today announced that it has awarded approximately $102,500 in scholarships for the ...



Racist message threatening black students found at Chesapeake High School  CapitalGazette.com

A message threatening black students was found Friday afternoon at Chesapeake High School. The incident is the latest in a string of racist acts at the ...



Anne Arundel County Parents, Students And Teachers Gather To Discuss Racially Charged Incidents  CBS Baltimore

PASADENA, Md. (WJZ) — Anne Arundel County parents, students and teachers gathered at Chesapeake Middle School to discuss recent racially charged ...



AACO Community Addresses Recent Racist Events In Schools  CBS Baltimore

PASADENA, MD. (WJZ) — Friday night, members of Anne Arundel County held a town hall to address what they say has been a spike in racism in their ...



Another noose found at Chesapeake Bay Middle  CapitalGazette.com

Another noose has been found at Chesapeake Bay Middle, one month after a similar incident at the Pasadena school. Principal Michael Dunn sent a letter to ...



AACPS Makes Global Community Citizens Class Mandatory For Students  CBS Baltimore

ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY (WJZ) — Anne Arundel County Public School students will now have to take a Global Community Citizens Class in order to graduate ...



PHOTO GALLERY: CHS Presents "The Beverly Hillbillies"  pasadenavoice.com

Photos by Stephanie Mennell Photography For three nights, the Chesapeake High School Theatre Department presented 'The Beverly Hillbillies.' The show ...



Speakers provide personal perspectives during Chesapeake High's Black History Month event  CapitalGazette.com

Tony J. Spencer and his wife Vivian Gist Spencer were featured speakers at Chesapeake High School's Black History Month Celebration on Feb. 7.



Concerns raised after 2 racially concerning incidents at Chesapeake High School  WBAL Baltimore

There's extra security on the grounds of Chesapeake High School in Anne Arundel County following racial concerns raised by both parents and school officials.



'It really troubles us:' Racist acts spread to middle school in Pasadena  CapitalGazette.com

Anne Arundel County police are investigating two racist incidents that took place at two Pasadena schools over the course of just two days. A Chesapeake High ...



2019 BCPS Teacher of the Year nominees announced for Eastern Zone  nottinghammd.com

Baltimore County Public Schools on Monday announced the nominees for the 2019 “Eastern Zone” Teacher of the Year award. Here are this year's nominees, ...



Student brings gun to Chesapeake High School  WBAL Baltimore

A student at Chesapeake High School brought a gun to school on Tuesday, Baltimore County school officials say.



Pasadena residents determined to find solutions after slew of racist incidents  CapitalGazette.com

“It's a gut punch every time,” said Eva Reynolds, a mother of four kids who attend Pasadena-area schools. For the second time in two months, a noose was hung ...



Town hall meeting held in Pasadena to address racial incidents at schools  WBAL Baltimore

The United Black Clergy of Anne Arundel County held a town hall meeting Friday in Pasadena in response to a series of racial incidents at schools.



AACO Police Investigate Two Racially Charged Incidents In Pasadena Schools  CBS Baltimore

ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY, Md. (WJZ) — Anne Arundel County police are investigating two racist incidents in two Pasadena schools, the latest in a string of ...



Racial slurs found at Chesapeake High School  CapitalGazette.com

One day after community members claimed African-American students at Chesapeake High School endure daily abuses, racial graffiti was found in at least two ...



Confederate flag, noose found in student's pickup truck at Chesapeake High School  WBAL Baltimore

A pickup truck flying a Confederate flag, along with a noose and Confederate flag dice inside the truck, prompted disciplinary action for one student Wednesday ...



Noose found in Chesapeake Bay Middle School bathroom  CapitalGazette.com

A noose was found hanging in a boys' bathroom stall at Chesapeake Bay Middle School on Thursday, according to a letter the school's principal sent to families.



Pasadena politicians respond to racism in Anne Arundel County schools  CapitalGazette.com

Nooses and written threats. Swastikas and Confederate flags. Chesapeake High School has seen racist acts targeting African-Americans. These incidents ...



School Closed for Chesapeake High Students on Tuesday: BCPS  Patch.com

Essex-Middle River, MD - A water main break canceled classes for some students in Essex, Baltimore County Public Schools officials announced Tuesday ...



Parents, clergy promote unity after racially charged incidents at Chesapeake High  CapitalGazette.com

Parents and clergy gathered outside Chesapeake High School Monday morning to for kids on their way to classes.



Fight with 'racial overtones' breaks out at troubled Chesapeake High  CapitalGazette.com

On Friday a fight with “racial overtones” broke out between four students at Chesapeake High School in Pasadena, the school's principal said in a letter to ...



Chesapeake HS students charged with assault after fight  WBAL Baltimore

Two Chesapeake High School students have been charged with assault after a fight that officials said "clearly had racial overtones to it."



Another racially-charged message discovered at Chesapeake High School  WBAL Baltimore

Anne Arundel school officials said another racially-charged message was found Monday on a mouse left in another computer lab in Chesapeake High School.



Dundalk and Essex 'Old Friends' reunion party a hit  Dundalk Eagle

DUNDALK — A bull and shrimp feast made for tons of fun Saturday at The International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement ...



United Black Clergy to hold town hall to address 'unchecked' racism in Pasadena  CapitalGazette.com

The United Black Clergy of Anne Arundel County will host a community town hall Friday to address the “unchecked culture of racism” in Pasadena. Two of the ...



Diversity and inclusion course could become graduation requirement for Anne Arundel students  CapitalGazette.com

After a racist petition circulated Arundel High School last year, students and staff looked for a solution. Now they want every high schooler in the county to get on ...



Another Racially-Charged Incident Reported At Chesapeake High School  WBAL Radio

The principal at Chesapeake High School in Anne Arundel County told parents on Monday of another racially-charged incident at the school. Principal Stephen ...



Anne Arundel schools to host community conversation in Pasadena about racist incidents  CapitalGazette.com

Anne Arundel County school officials seek the community's help get to the bottom of a string of racist and anti-Semitic incidents in the Chesapeake High School ...



Social media threat against school 'had nothing to do with' Maryland, police say  Baltimore Sun

A threatening message circulating online that seemed to warn of an impending school shooting came from out of state and has “nothing to do with” Maryland, ...



Anne Arundel County Public Schools list  CapitalGazette.com

Anne Arundel County Public Schools are in aligned in clusters with students advancing from elementary to middle and then to high schools. Here is a ...



Chesapeake High School fight with racial overtones  CapitalGazette.com

On Friday, Chesapeake High Principal Stephen Gorski sent a letter home to parents saying a fight with racial overtones had broken out at the school. The.



Confederate Flag, Noose Found In Student’s Truck At Chesapeake H.S.  CBS Baltimore / WJZ

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A student at Chesapeake High School in Anne Arundel County allegedly had a confederate flag in the back of his truck. The principal of ...



Broadneck student sends racist Snapchat after basketball game loss  CapitalGazette.com

A Broadneck High student used a racist slur in a Snapchat message after the school's basketball team was defeated by Annapolis High School Monday.



BCPS hosting FAFSA Frenzy to help parents of graduating seniors seek financial aid for college  nottinghammd.com

It's time for parents of graduating seniors to complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). All federal grant and loan awards are determined by ...



Glenna Blessing Hopes To Bring Good Fortune To George Fox  pasadenavoice.com

An educator never knows if an incoming call or email is going to be good or bad: a child needs to be disciplined, a coveted guest has agreed to headline an ...



Toilet-Paper Noose Found In Maryland Middle School Bathroom  CBS Baltimore

PASADENA, Md. (AP) — A noose has been found in a bathroom stall at a middle school in a Maryland district where several racist incidents have been reported ...



Former rivals, Hogan and Brown agree 'no place in Maryland' for school noose incident  CapitalGazette.com

A noose and a Confederate flag were found in a Chesapeake High School student's vehicle April 4, the 50th anniversary of civil rights leader Martin Luther King ...



Chesapeake High target of another racist incident  CapitalGazette.com

In a letter to parents Monday, Chesapeake High Principal Stephen Gorski said more work needs to be done in light of another racial incident at the school ...



Anne Arundel Co. Community Supports High School In Wake Of Racial Tensions  CBS Baltimore / WJZ

BALTIMORE (WJZ)– It's been a whirlwind of emotions in Anne Arundel County after a week of incidents centered around racial tensions at Chesapeake High ...



Suspended Teen Disappears From Chesapeake High School: Police  Patch.com

ESSEX, MD -- Authorities are asking for help finding a teen who went missing from Chesapeake High School Monday morning. The teen disappeared after she ...



Students At School Plagued By Allegations Of Racist Incidents Met With Positivity In ‘Chalk Walk’  CBS Baltimore / WJZ

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — After allegations of racist incidents at Chesapeake High School were reported last week, students were met with positivity Monday ...



Anne Arundel leaders scramble to battle rise of hate incidents  Baltimore Sun

Amid a rash of hate incidents, officials in Anne Arundel County are scrambling to address the problem — with plans to submit legislation, change school ...



Toilet paper noose found in bathroom at middle school in Anne Arundel Co.  Fox Baltimore

Anne Arundel County public school officials are investigating after a toilet paper noose was discovered hanging in a boys' bathroom stall at Chesapeake Bay ...



Company with Russian investment no longer owns firm that hosts Maryland election data  Baltimore Sun

A new firm has taken ownership of hosting Maryland's elections data after a federal investigation into the Russian ties of the previous vendor. The state elections ...



Pasadena Area Creek Closed By Sewage Spill: Alert  Anne Arundel, MD Patch

County Health Officials Close Section Of Creek - Anne Arundel, MD - A portion of Wharf Creek near Cheseapeake High School is closed after a sewage overflow ...



Anne Arundel sees rising number of student mental health problems. Students blame schools.  CapitalGazette.com

Alana Czarnecki debated skipping a school assembly. Not because she's lazy or didn't want to go, but because a student made a threat on Snapchat to “shoot ...



Noose Found In Bathroom At Pasadena School: Report  Anne Arundel, MD Patch

Noose Found In Bathroom At Pasadena School: Report - Anne Arundel, MD - The Pasadena school's principal tells parents he's "utterly disgusted" by the ...



Displaying hate symbols could become crime in Maryland  WBAL TV Baltimore

Displaying a noose, swastika or any other symbol of hate to intimidate people will carry a stiff jail sentence and fine under legislation now before the Maryland ...



Anne Arundel Schools Graduation Rate Hits Record High: State  Annapolis, MD Patch

Anne Arundel Graduation Rates Improve - Annapolis, MD - Graduation rates for Anne Arundel County Public Schools improved last year among nearly every set ...



3 victims in fatal shooting at Maryland distribution center identified  Bangor Daily News

A Maryland woman shot herself twice in the head after killing three co-workers and wounding three others Thursday in the mass shooting at a Rite Aid ...



Seven public and private school teachers named finalists for Anne Arundel educator awards  CapitalGazette.com

Seven teachers — five at public schools and two at independent schools — have been named finalists for Anne Arundel County's teacher of the year awards, ...



Racist Abuse Of Black Students: Schools Need to Face The Music  News One

As school officials struggle to better address current racist incidents nationwide, an NAACP chapter in Maryland is also examining the past. A “decades-long ...



Dozens of KKK flyers found in Glen Burnie neighborhood  CapitalGazette.com

Anne Arundel County police responded Saturday to reports of flyers promoting the Ku Klux Klan found strewn in a Glen Burnie neighborhood.



Groups call on Anne Arundel schools to do more to address racism  WBAL Baltimore

With a new school year approaching, some members of the Anne Arundel County community are demanding the school system address an alarming pattern of ...



Dozens Of Ku Klux Klan Fliers Found In Glen Burnie Neighborhood  CBS Baltimore

ANNE ARUNDEL CO., Md. (WJZ) — Saturday morning, a Glen Burnie neighborhood woke up to at least 30 plastic baggies holding gravel and a flier urging ...



Chesapeake High student appeals suspension from fight  CapitalGazette.com

A Chesapeake High School student claims that he was wrongfully suspended after coming to the aid of a friend who was attacked last April.



Chesapeake High School Student Brought Gun To School  CBS Local

BALTIMORE COUNTY, Md. (WJZ) — A Baltimore County high school student will face disciplinary consequences for bringing a gun to school. It happened at ...



CHS Sophomore Alyssa Garofalo Earns Ben Carson Scholarship  pasadenavoice.com

When Alyssa Garofalo was called down to the office, she didn't know what was going on. Her counselor told her that a few teachers nominated Alyssa for the ...



Steps to address racism in Anne Arundel schools discussed at caucus meeting  CapitalGazette.com

The Caucus of African American Leaders is calling on county schools to address what it says is a systemic racism problem, and Tuesday night a school official ...



Candidates running for a seat on Baltimore County's first elected school board  Baltimore Sun

Twenty two candidates for school board on the ballot in Baltimore County.



Year in review: Anne Arundel school board holds first elections  CapitalGazette.com

This year Anne Arundel County held its first school board elections. The board is transitioning from appointed to elected, and this year voters in councilmanic ...



Arundel schools officials answer questions at Chesapeake town hall  CapitalGazette.com

A town hall concerning issues raised of alleged racism and abuse at Chesapeake High School was held by local clergy Monday night.



Lawmakers have second go at Anne Arundel-sponsored bill banning nooses, swastikas  CapitalGazette.com

Del. Mark Chang's bill to crack down on the use of nooses and swastikas was the first bill to land in front of the House Judiciary Committee this legislative ...



Parents, community split over Anne Arundel high school course teaching diversity, inclusion  CapitalGazette.com

To some, Arundel High School's Global Community Citizenship course seemed like the perfect solution. It satisfied the demands of local civil rights leaders, who ...



Maryland NAACP uses hate crime hoax to lambaste school for racism  The College Fix

The Anne Arundel County, Maryland NAACP has alleged that black students at a high school in the town of Pasadena are subjected to “daily abuse and ...



Honor Roll: Chesapeake High School  CapitalGazette.com

CHESAPEAKE HIGH SCHOOL The following students were named to the principal's honor roll for the third marking period: NINTH GRADE: Omar Abu-Rumman, ...



ANGER IN PASADENA | 'Jordan said...the teacher called him the N-word'  Fox Baltimore

PASADENA, Md. (WBFF) - A heated and emotional meeting between some parents and Anne Arundel County school officials was held Monday night in ...



Crossroads Center's Kristen Nielsen named 2019-20 BCPS Teacher of the Year  nottinghammd.com

“Unfortunately, not every school can have her, but I was blessed with her, and everything she's done for me,” Lawson said. Nielsen, a champion for all her ...



Anne Arundel gets $12.5 million for nonprofits, flooding and other projects  CapitalGazette.com

Anne Arundel County will receive about $12.5 million in capital funding to improve nonprofit headquarters, mitigate flooding and upgrade school athletic facilities ...



Pasadena Theatre Co. preps for A Christmas Story production  CapitalGazette.com

When it was decided Pasadena Theatre Company would enact the "A Christmas Story" for its annual holiday production, director Chuck Dick had one person in ...



Noose bill returns as part of pre-filed legislation from Anne Arundel lawmakers  CapitalGazette.com

Del. Mark Chang has re-introduced legislation barring the use of nooses or swastikas to threaten and intimidate people. His bill almost passed at last year's ...



Herrick, Leone headline Anne Arundel County Sports Hall of Fame Class of 2018  CapitalGazette.com

Jeff Herrick and Ray Leone are unique as nominees for the Anne Arundel County Sports Hall of Fame. That's because one could make a case that each was ...



Chesapeake High School Asks Students To Unite Amid Racial Incidents  WBAL Radio

There have been several incidents in the past weeks that officials say have racial overtones. One included a student being disciplined for having a Confederate ...



Old Mill, South River tie for county championship  CapitalGazette.com

When Old Mill coach Jim Grim embraced South River coach John Klessinger after the final bout of the county championship, it wasn't as one coach conceding to ...



After another 'noose' incident in Anne Arundel County, lawmakers finalize hate crime bill  CapitalGazette.com

A few days after another noose was found an Anne Arundel County school campus, the Maryland House of Delegates cast a deciding vote on legislation that ...



Hate, interrupted: Coming to the Table offers a way to talk about race  Baltimore Sun

It's no coincidence that activist Mary Dadone calls Coming to the Table meetings a “12-step program” for racial reconciliation. Jane Carrigan, a co-founder of the ...



Northeast High thespians reunite for Wizard of Oz production  CapitalGazette.com

When Lillie Jewell and Zachary Demers take the stage as "Dorothy" and the "Tin Man" in Northeast High School's musical production of "The Wizard of Oz," it ...



Federal funding bill eases fear of deep cuts, would fund Chesapeake Bay restoration, other Maryland initiatives  Baltimore Sun

Congress was poised Thursday to approve a $1.3 trillion federal spending bill that would set aside millions for the Chesapeake Bay and other Maryland ...



Maryland House passes hate crime bill, moves to Senate  CapitalGazette.com

Maryland House of Delegates overwhelmingly passed legislation Friday barring the placement of items or symbols on property to intimidate specific groups of ...



Eagle Rank Project Promotes Faith Fellowship  pasadenavoice.com

Keller plans to build a fire pit at Our Lady of the Chesapeake Catholic Church.



Caucus of African American Leaders call for Anne Arundel schools to 'proactively address racism'  CapitalGazette.com

On Tuesday evening, the Caucus of African American Leaders approved a resolution, co-signed by the county's NAACP branch, asking Anne Arundel County ...



US News and World Report ranks Best High Schools  WBAL Baltimore

U.S. News and World Report has come out with its latest national rankings of the best high schools in the country.



Freetown Elementary rallies around book event  CapitalGazette.com

More than 100 Freetown Elementary School students and parents combed through stacks of brand new books at the school's final book-centered family night.



EPA head Pruitt says Bay Journal funding under 'reconsideration'  Baltimore Sun

The head of the Environmental Protection Agency told a Senate committee Tuesday that the decision to cut grant funding for the Bay Journal was “under ...



After allegedly calling student racial slur, driver barred from Anne Arundel school bus for one year  CapitalGazette.com

A spokesman for Anne Arundel County Public Schools said Monday that a bus driver who allegedly called a third grader a racial slur last month will no longer ...



Pasadena couple worked to 'save' Hancock's Resolution  CapitalGazette.com

When Susan Morrison saw historical farm Hancock's Resolution for the first time, she decided "it needed to be saved." She and her husband worked to restore ...



Pasadena Business Association honors veterans  CapitalGazette.com

Dozens of veterans from all branches of the military were honored during the eighth annual Pasadena Business Association's Veterans Day Ceremony on Nov.



Anne Arundel County schools discussing new anti-bias, pro-diversity initiative  CapitalGazette.com

Superintendent George Arlotto is discussing a new cultural competency program after student member of the board-elect Josie Urrea suggested the school ...



The German Flock Comes Home To Roost  Press Box

Felix Weber came to Pasadena, Md., in 1995 as an exchange student from Freiburg, Germany, to attend Chesapeake High School. He joined in the excitement ...



Olszewski wins: New county executive a Dundalkian | Spotlight  Dundalk Eagle

Four years ago, in the Edgemere VFW Hall, John Olszewski Sr. stood before a gathering of his son's supporters who were stunned into silence by Olszewski Jr.'s ...



Jacqueline Boone Allsup to lead NAACP Anne Arundel chapter in 2019  CapitalGazette.com

Longtime community activist Jacqueline Boone Allsup will reprise her role as president of Anne Arundel County's chapter of the NAACP, as of Tuesday.



2 Anne Arundel County Educators Named PE Teacher Of Year  Patch.com

From AACPS: Anne Arundel County Public Schools is widely regarded as having one of the best Health, Physical Education, and Dance programs in the state, ...



A look at Anne Arundel County school resources  CapitalGazette.com

Anne Arundel County Public Schools is divided into 12 clusters, each consisting of several elementary schools, one or two middle schools and a regional high ...



Power Outage Closes Pasadena schools  Fox Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WBFF)-- Three Anne Arundel County schools are closed Wednesday due to a power outage.Anne Arundel County Public Schools say a damaged ...



Infant's Cancer Journey Inspires Mom's Second Book  pasadenavoice.com

Rhodes posted her daily letters on social media to keep family, friends and neighbors aware of her son's progress. She said the routine became therapeutic for ...



Comcast NBCuniversal Awards $110,000 In Scholarships To 101 Maryland High School Seniors  PR Newswire

ANNAPOLIS, Md., May 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast NBCUniversal today announced that it has awarded approximately $110,000 in scholarships for the ...



West River family of five taken to shock trauma after carbon monoxide leak  CapitalGazette.com

A family was taken to University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore for symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning Friday after a leak in their West ...



Students join gun control walkout at several Anne Arundel schools  CapitalGazette.com

Students walked out of schools across Anne Arundel County around 10 a.m. Wednesday, joining an unprecedented national demonstration in favor of gun ...



Which Baltimore-area high schools have the best SAT scores? Find out here.  Baltimore Business Journal

Howard County has some of the highest schools, while city schools rank near the bottom.



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