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9-Year-Old to Be Aberdeen’s Mayor. . . for a Day

9-Year-Old to Be Aberdeen’s Mayor. . . for a Day

A fourth-grader from St. Joan of Arc School in Aberdeen gets control of the town after winning the “If I Were Mayor, I Would” essay contest.
2014 Graduation Schedule for Harford County

2014 Graduation Schedule for Harford County

Warriors will graduate next week.
State Provides Funding for HdG Middle/High School Project

State Provides Funding for HdG Middle/High School Project

The funds will go toward planning a joint campus.
And the Last Day of School for Harford County Is...

And the Last Day of School for Harford County Is...

The results of the inclement weather waiver requests are in, the school system reported Monday.
Bomb Threat Reported at Cecil County Middle School

Bomb Threat Reported at Cecil County Middle School

Students were relocated as a precautionary measure.
2 New Schools in HdG Move Closer to Reality

2 New Schools in HdG Move Closer to Reality

The state has recommended funding for planning to replace HHS and Havre de Grace Middle School.
Glitches Plague Registration for Credit Monitoring After University Data Breach

Glitches Plague Registration for Credit Monitoring After University Data Breach

University of Maryland students and staffers overwhelmed a free credit monitoring service Tuesday as they tried to learn if their personal information was compromised in a database breach.
Snow Cuts into Spring Break for Harford County Students

Snow Cuts into Spring Break for Harford County Students

The Harford County Board of Education voted to use one of the days designated for spring break as a makeup day.
Call to Learn If Hackers Swiped Your Data in UMD Case

Call to Learn If Hackers Swiped Your Data in UMD Case

Social Security numbers and other information for some University of Maryland students and staff has been exposed in a data breach.
'North Harford School Zone' Proposal from Parents Gains Traction

'North Harford School Zone' Proposal from Parents Gains Traction

Harford County Public Schools will consider the idea of a separate protocol for weather-related decisions.
Cecil County Delegate Joins Parents in Common Core Opposition

Cecil County Delegate Joins Parents in Common Core Opposition

'Not one teacher has come up to me and said they like Common Core.' —Delegate Mike Smigiel, R-Cecil
Harford Schools Opening on Time Friday

Harford Schools Opening on Time Friday

Public schools are to open as scheduled.
Harford County Schools Closed on Wednesday

Harford County Schools Closed on Wednesday

The school system made the call at 5:30 a.m.
Gettin' Hoot in Here: HCC's Mascot Stays Cool in New Threads

Gettin' Hoot in Here: HCC's Mascot Stays Cool in New Threads

The mascot for the Fighting Owls has a special new look.
State to Schools: Reduce Number of Students Kicked Out of Class, Expelled

State to Schools: Reduce Number of Students Kicked Out of Class, Expelled

The Maryland Board of Education wants local school systems to move away from zero-tolerance policies and instead evaluate student discipline on a case-by-case basis.
Harford School Board Reverses Decision on Pay-to-Play Fee

Harford School Board Reverses Decision on Pay-to-Play Fee

Students getting free and reduced meals may have been a factor in the decision.
Harford Schools Delayed on Friday

Harford Schools Delayed on Friday

Officials also announced the tentative last day of school.
Improving Economy Translates to Declining Md. Community College Enrollment

Improving Economy Translates to Declining Md. Community College Enrollment

Howard Community College gained the most students since 2010 of any Maryland public two-year school. The biggest decline came in Baltimore County.
Harford County Public Schools on Delayed Schedule Thursday

Harford County Public Schools on Delayed Schedule Thursday

Harford County Public Schools canceled some services, delayed others.
O’Malley’s Proposed Budget Calls For Hike in College Tuition

O’Malley’s Proposed Budget Calls For Hike in College Tuition

The planned increase is less than initially proposed, state leaders said.