Archive for 'Education'

Local Organization Helps Combat Bullying by Helping kids Find their Superpowers

Local Organization Helps Combat Bullying by Helping kids Find their Superpowers

The Music in Me Foundation International holds assemblies at local elementary schools in hopes of teaching kids to find their self-confidence.

Kids find Inner Peace in the Inner City

Kids find Inner Peace in the Inner City

At the after-school program at Robert W. Coleman Elementary School, kids do yoga, meditation, and mindfulness exercises. This program sponsored by Holistic Life Foundation serves 58 students from Pre-K through 5th grade.

U.S. Postal Service Inspires Kids to Write

U.S. Postal Service Inspires Kids to Write

April is National Card and Letter Writing month. The United States Postal Service celebrated by issuing a new Forever stamp inspiring kids at the Friendship Public Charter School in D.C. to personalize their heart-felt messages.

Science Bowl Season Finale

Science Bowl Season Finale

The University Park team has now won 6 county titles.

Maryland State Budget Unanimously Passes Through Senate

Maryland State Budget Unanimously Passes Through Senate

Senate members started wildly applauding, cheering and whistling as the 46-0 vote lit up the board, marking the official passage of the state budget through the chamber.

House Appropriations Looks To Shift up to $250 Million to Fund Schools, Reinstate Pay Raises

House Appropriations Looks To Shift up to $250 Million to Fund Schools, Reinstate Pay Raises

The Maryland House of Delegates Appropriations Committee on Friday sought to redistribute up to $250 million in the upcoming state budget to reinstate employee raises and fully fund K-12 education, among other changes.

Former NBC Voice Contestant Uses Her Talent to Inspire Students

Former NBC Voice Contestant Uses Her Talent to Inspire Students

RaeLynn, former finalist on NBC's "The Voice" may not have won the competition, but says she's still achieving her dreams. She just treated students at Bowie High School with a private concert as part of the celebration of "Music In Our Schools Month."

An End to the Cole Field House Era

An End to the Cole Field House Era

University of Maryland's Cole Field House, a venue that has touched the hearts of athletes and fans since 1955, hosted its last athletic event this week. Cole will be closed until June 2018 for a 155-million-dollar transformation to a state-of-the-art athletic, research and academic facility.

Hogan’s Budget Bill Maintains Governor’s Funding Priorities

Hogan’s Budget Bill Maintains Governor’s Funding Priorities

Gov. Larry Hogan's Budget Reconciliation and Financing Act of 2015, a bill that includes 32 pages of various funding initiatives -- on spending, tax, and mandate cuts, as well as fund transfers -- had its first hearing Tuesday.

Frederick’s Treeva Gibson on NBC’s “The Voice”

Frederick’s Treeva Gibson on NBC’s “The Voice”

Frederick County resident 16-year-old Treeva Gibson wowed the judges in her recent blind audition for NBC's "The Voice." And now she's hoping to go all the way in the competition.