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WHS Class of 1982 will hold its 30 Year Reunion on Saturday, June 16, 2012 at La Fontaine Bleue in Glen Burnie. For more information contact David Parry
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Person with weapon found at Woodlawn High School  Fox Baltimore

WOODLAWN, Md. (WBFF) - The principal of Baltimore County's Woodlawn High School said someone was found with a weapon at the school. In a letter sent to ...



Adnan Syed case: Maryland high court reinstates 'Serial' subject's conviction  Baltimore Sun

Maryland's highest court has determined that Adnan Syed does not deserve a new trial, reversing the opinion of a lower appellate court and reinstating Syed's ...



Missing teenager last seen Oct. 12 at Woodlawn HS  WBAL Baltimore

Baltimore County police are asking for the public's help to find a teenager last seen Oct. 12 at Woodlawn High School.



Fight involving pepper spray breaks out inside Woodlawn High School; 2 students arrested  Baltimore Sun

Two Baltimore County students were arrested Tuesday morning after a fight broke out inside Woodlawn High School, police said. One of the students involved ...



Enough Fentanyl To Kill 1M People Seized In MD | Patch PM  Edgewater, MD Patch

Top Stories To Read Tonight From Maryland Patches - Edgewater-Davidsonville, MD - Massive drug seizure | 'Serial' subject loses appeal | Stealing from wrong ...



Surprise! Woodlawn High Football Team Whisked Away By Ravens  Owings Mills, MD Patch

Ravens Surprise Woodlawn HS Football Players - Owings Mills-Reisterstown, MD - The Baltimore Ravens gave the Woodlawn High School Warriors football ...



Pedestrian bridge connecting residential area to Woodlawn library, high school reopens  Baltimore Sun

Baltimore County officials on Monday celebrated the completion of a 60-foot pedestrian bridge that connects Dogwood Road in Woodlawn to Woodlawn High ...



Baltimore County police continue to search for 15-year-old teen who has been missing since October  Baltimore Sun

Baltimore County Police are continuing to search for 15-year-old Lanya Barber, who was last seen at Woodlawn High School Oct. 12.



Doing the classroom shuffle at Woodlawn High during renovations  Baltimore Sun

Some students at Woodlawn High School are attending classes in a dozen trailers this fall as work continues on a $39 million remodeling that will, among other ...



Lottery Winner, Serial Appeal, Robbing Wrong Car: News Nearby  Patch.com

Top News Stories From Maryland Patch Sites - Broadneck, MD - Top news includes teens rob wrong car, plumber lands $67K win, and county official jailed for ...



At two Baltimore County high school sessions, stakeholders say they want more info on overcrowding solutions  Baltimore Sun

To reduce overcrowding in its high schools, Baltimore County can move school district borders. It can build new, larger schools or add to old ones and it can ...



Scenarios to address high school capacity issues presented to Baltimore County Board of Education  Baltimore Sun

The Baltimore County Board of Education on Tuesday night heard a report and recommendations on how the school system could address high school capacity ...



Student found with knife at Woodlawn High School  Fox Baltimore

WOODLAWN, Md. (WBFF) - A student faced disciplinary action after being found with a knife at Woodlawn High School on Tuesday.A letter sent to parents from ...



Threat At Woodlawn High School Follows Knife Incident: Reports  Owings Mills, MD Patch

Knife Confiscated, Threat Made At Woodlawn: Report - Owings Mills-Reisterstown, MD - Police have responded to at least two incidents in two days at ...



Nearly 1 in 5 Maryland students is chronically absent. At some schools, the rate is more than 75 percent  Baltimore Sun

At Woodlawn High School in suburban Baltimore County, one of the greatest challenges confronting educators is just getting students to show up. Foster care ...



Woodlawn High's early college program preparation kicks off  Baltimore Sun

Preparations for the first-ever Early College Program at Woodlawn High School kicked off last week for county students who will work to earn their diplomas and.



BCPS program allows students to earn college degree before graduation  WBAL Baltimore

A select group of Baltimore County 14- and 15-year-olds already have their sights set on college degrees.



Case of 'Serial' subject Adnan Syed heads to Maryland's highest court Thursday. Here's what you need to know.  Baltimore Sun

The case of Adnan Syed, the subject of the wildly popular "Serial" podcast, heads to Maryland's highest court on Thursday, where judges will hear arguments on ...



Lansdowne High absenteeism down from last year, but still a priority for school leadership  Baltimore Sun

Lansdowne High School was docked several points in its state rating because of its high rates of chronic absenteeism.



Student stabbed outside Woodlawn High School  WBAL Baltimore

Baltimore County police are investigating a stabbing at Woodlawn High School.



Police Looking For Missing Baltimore County Teen  CBS Baltimore

BALTIMORE, Md. (WJZ) — Baltimore County police are looking for missing teen, 15-year-old Lanya Barber. Barber was last seen at Woodlawn High School on ...



Lansdowne High, superintendent search key issues for new school board member for Catonsville, Arbutus  Baltimore Sun

Lisa Mack, one of seven newly elected members of the Baltimore County Board of Education in Tuesday's election said she did not expect to win. On Election ...



Juvenile almost hit by car after fight at Woodlawn H.S.  Fox Baltimore

WOODLAWN, Md. (WBFF) - A fight on the grounds of Woodlawn High School led to someone driving a vehicle toward a juvenile Thursday, reported Baltimore ...



Redistricting process to relieve crowding at Catonsville's Johnnycake Elementary School begins  Baltimore Sun

A committee of nine teachers, school officials, parents and community members met for the first time this week to discuss potential boundary changes to relieve ...



Maryland's highest court to weigh in on Syed case  Baltimore Sun

Maryland's highest court has agreed to consider whether to reinstate the murder conviction of Adnan Syed, the subject of the immensely popular “Serial” ...



Who is Adnan Syed? Here's what you need to know about the case chronicled by 'Serial' podcast  Baltimore Sun

Adnan Syed, the subject of the wildly popular "Serial" podcast, is a former Baltimore student who was charged in the killing of his high school girlfriend Hae Min ...



Baltimore County school system starts new process for Johnnycake Elementary overcrowding relief  Baltimore Sun

About seven months after announcing a plan to parents at Johnnycake Elementary School to reduce overcrowding at the aging building, Baltimore County ...



HBO Sets March Premiere Date For ‘The Case Against Adnan Syed’ Documentary  CBS Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — HBO has officially set a release date for its new mini-documentary series “The Case Against Adnan Syed,”. The “Serial” subject's ...



Video: Former NFL player, Woodlawn HS star dies  WBAL Baltimore

Keion Carpenter, a former Woodlawn High School standout and ex-NFL safety, has died at the age of 39 in Miami, Florida, at Jackson South Community ...



Attorneys argue case of 'Serial' subject Adnan Syed in Maryland's highest court  Baltimore Sun

With Adnan Syed's family and friends in the courtroom, attorneys argued before Maryland's highest court Thursday about whether his murder conviction ...



Watch the trailer for HBO's 'The Case Against Adnan Syed' documentary  Baltimore Sun

HBO on Tuesday released a trailer for its new four-part documentary, “The Case Against Adnan Syed.”



Baltimore County executive candidates weigh in on hot schools  WBAL Baltimore

The combination of excessive heat and no air conditioning forced the closure of 10 Baltimore County schools for a second day Wednesday.



Out On the Town: DC arts and entertainment highlights - February 28-March 6  Metro Weekly

2018: A SECOND LOOK. The AFI Silver Theatre returns a selection of last year's most distinctive films to the big screen in time for awards season. The nearly two ...



Woodlawn, Maryland: Scenes from 'Serial'  Baltimore Sun

The nationally syndicated radio program "This American Life" is revisiting Adnan Syed's case as part of a new podcast series called "Serial." Sarah Koenig, a ...



Pedestrian bridge near Woodlawn High, library branch to be rebuilt  Baltimore Sun

A pedestrian bridge connecting Dogwood Road to Woodlawn High School and the neighboring Woodlawn Library that was closed in 2014 will be rebuilt this ...



SCHOOL CLOSINGS: Heat Closes Schools In Baltimore Co. and Baltimore City  CBS Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore County Public Schools will close 10 schools tomorrow due to excessive heat, according to the BCPS chief of staff.



Adnan Syed case: Prosecutors ask Maryland's highest court to reverse ruling of new trial for 'Serial' subject  Baltimore Sun

Prosecutors are asking Maryland's highest court to reverse a ruling that grants a new trial to “Serial” podcast subject Adnan Syed in the 1999 murder of his ...



Baltimore man implicated in vigilante war on drug dealers acquitted on some charges, found guilty of others  Baltimore Sun

A Baltimore jury delivered a mixed verdict Friday in the murder trial for Mausean Carter, who the state argued had waged a vigilante war on drug dealers and ...



Father of skateboarder killed by Baltimore County patrol car demands answers  Fox Baltimore

Willis Williams wants answers. He also wants to speak with the officer involved in the crash that killed his son. In an interview at Williams' home he told FOX45 ...



Hopkins study: Baltimore students who commute through crime-ridden neighborhoods more likely to miss school  Baltimore Sun

When students must walk through crime-ridden streets on their way to school in Baltimore, it's more likely that they will be absent, according to a new study from ...



‘Serial’ Podcast Raising New Doubts On Woodlawn High School Murder Case From 1999  CBS Local

WOODLAWN, Md. (WJZ)—One of the most popular podcasts in world is raising new questions about a Baltimore County murder case from 15 years ago.



'I Am': Teens share stories of race and identity in Woodlawn Library media workshop  Baltimore Sun

"Youth Speak Out," a three-week workshop put on by nonprofit Wide Angle Media, was held at the Woodlawn Library in February to give about a dozen young ...



Missing In Maryland: 9 People Have Disappeared  Baltimore, MD Patch

MARYLAND — Multiple people have been reported missing across Maryland in recent weeks, from age 15 to 69. If you have information, please call 911 or the ...



Video surfaces of teen's arrest in Woodlawn, actions of 2 officers under review  Fox Baltimore

WOODLAWN, Md. (WBFF) -- The force used by two Baltimore County police officers is under review by the department, after video of an arrest surfaced online.



SERIAL EXCLUSIVE: The Teachers of Woodlawn High Speak Out  New York Observer

For the first time, the people who knew and nurtured Adnan, Jay, Hae, and Stephanie share their thoughts.



Fact-checking some claims made on the campaign trail in Baltimore County  Baltimore Sun

During the campaign for Baltimore County executive, candidates Al Redmer Jr. and Johnny Olszewski Jr. both have repeated several assertions about how the ...



Clyde W. 'C.W.' Phillips, a Vietnam War veteran and seasoned Amtrak locomotive engineer, dies  Baltimore Sun

Clyde W. “C.W.” Phillips, a Vietnam War veteran who later became a seasoned Amtrak locomotive engineer, died Sept. 30 from a heart attack at his home in ...



Years after murder, hope dims and stigma remains  Baltimore Sun

Nearly 15 years ago, a jury convicted Adnan Syed in the strangling of his ex-girlfriend Hae Min Lee — a crime that shattered two families. The teens were ...



What you should know about Verletta White, who's still the interim Baltimore County schools superintendent  Baltimore Sun

The Baltimore County school board voted last month to make Verletta White the school system's permanent superintendent. But on Wednesday, the state ...



Defense team of Adnan Syed to defend ruling for new trial before Maryland State Court of Appeals  WBAL Baltimore

This week, the defense team for Adnan Syed returns to court, going before the Maryland State Court of Appeals to defend a previous ruling that their client ...



Woodlawn Teen Under Arrest In Videotaped School Beating  CBS Local

WOODLAWN, Md. (WJZ) — YouTube fights are all too common these days but now one Baltimore County student is in trouble with the law after an assault was ...



Does Maryland really have the highest rate of chronically absent students in the U.S.?  Baltimore Sun

A new report ranks Maryland as having the highest rate of chronic student absence in the nation. But is it right? Could 29 percent of Maryland students have ...



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.



Baltimore County Council chairman's vocal support for interim school superintendent Verletta White rankles some  Baltimore Sun

The Baltimore County school board plans to hold a public hearing on Tuesday seeking input on what qualities are needed in a new school superintendent.



Adnan Syed Case Stalled for at Least Another Year  Rolling Stone

It's been two years since Serial subject Adnan Syed was granted a new trial, but his case will remain in limbo – and he'll remain in prison – for another year.



'Serial' podcast to tackle criminal justice system in Season 3  Baltimore Sun

The third season of the popular “Serial” podcast will take on the criminal justice system through episodes that examine everyday court cases in Cleveland when ...



Watch hearing for 'Serial' podcast's Adnan Syed online Thursday morning  The News Journal

Adnan Syed, whose murder conviction was tossed out after becoming the subject of the hit podcast "Serial," is before Maryland's highest court this week.



Minding the gap: Educators work to address SAT disparities in southwest county schools  Baltimore Sun

Two southwest Baltimore County schools scored above Maryland's average on the SAT, while two scored below, illustrating racial and economic disparities that ...



Court reopens appeal of Adnan Syed, subject of "Serial" podcast  Baltimore Sun

Adnan Syed, the incarcerated subject of the popular podcast "Serial," will get another shot at overturning his murder conviction and life sentence after a court ...



‘Serial’ Murder Victim’s Friend Says Adnan Syed’s Alibi ‘Unreliable’  CBS Baltimore / WJZ

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Never-before-seen testimony could decide whether an accused killer walks free or spends the rest of his life behind bars. Just weeks ago ...



Baltimore's 'early college' high school lets students earn associate's degree  Baltimore Sun

Like thousands of high school seniors throughout the region, Anthony Lloyd is about to get his high school diploma. But when the 18-year-old Baltimore student ...



Former Woodlawn High School Standout, Ex-NFL Safety Dead At 39  WBAL Radio

Keion Carpenter, a former Woodlawn High School standout and ex-NFL safety, has died at the age of 39 in Miami, Florida at Jackson South Community Hospital ...



2018 general election in Maryland  Baltimore Sun

Three Baltimore prosecutors elected as state's attorneys in suburban counties. Jessica Anderson. Three veterans from the Baltimore City State's Attorney's office ...



Democrat Krish Vignarajah says it's time for a woman to be Maryland's governor  Baltimore Sun

Editor's note: This is the fifth in a series of profiles of Democratic candidates for governor. At a recent forum in Baltimore, Krish Vignarajah was the last ...



Baltimore County District 1 council and school board races takes shape  Baltimore Sun

In the wake of Tuesday night's deadline to file candidacy for the 2018 elections, Baltimore County District 1 constituents are getting a look at what the ballot will ...



Kanye West rebuked by Baltimore native Ta-Nehisi Coates in biting essay called 'I'm Not Black, I'm Kanye'  Baltimore Sun

A week ago, Kanye West said that 400 years of slavery was a "choice," appearing to blame enslaved black people for not freeing themselves sooner. He said ...



Maryland's rate of student chronic absence isn't as bad as first reported  Baltimore Sun

Maryland doesn't have the highest rate of student chronic absence in the nation as reported by Attendance Work in September. Turns out we're 10th in the ...



Results in Baltimore County's District 42 races indicate a split electorate  Baltimore Sun

Races for four seats in Maryland Legislative District 42, which stretches from Towson to northern Baltimore County, saw split results on election night. The district ...



Father raises concern about son's arrest in Baltimore County after video surfaces  Baltimore Sun

The father of a Woodlawn High student said Baltimore County police used excessive force when they handcuffed his son while responding to a fight ...



Profile: Thiru Vignarajah running for Baltimore City state's attorney  WBAL Baltimore

Democrat Thiru Vignarajah is one of two attorneys challenging incumbent Marilyn Mosby in the primary for Baltimore City state's attorney.



Missing In Maryland: 13 People Have Disappeared  Bel Air, MD Patch

Have You Seen Them? 14 Missing Persons In Maryland - Bel Air, MD - Do you recognize any of these people? They have all been reported missing in the past ...



New interim schools superintendent in Baltimore County wants job permanently  Baltimore Sun

Hours after she was named Baltimore County's interim schools superintendent, Verletta White wanted to make one thing clear: She wants the job on a ...



Fuller Family Football Camp  Afro American

Fuller F highschoolfootball1 amily Foundation and Y-Sportz Present a free one day football camp with the Fuller Brothers. The event takes place at Woodlawn ...



Two former classmates dispute account of alibi witness for 'Serial' subject Adnan Syed  Los Angeles Times

More than a decade after the murder conviction of Adnan Syed, whose guilt or innocence became the subject of the popular podcast "Serial," two former high ...



High school graduation rates increase across the state  Baltimore Sun

High school graduation rates have continued to increase across the state, including among African American students who still fall behind their white and Asian ...



Baltimore schools punish black girls more frequently, study finds  Baltimore Sun

Black girls in the Baltimore City public schools are more likely than other girls to be punished for speaking out in school, defying authority and causing ...



Slain teen remembered as joyful, 'full of love'; Students, teachers gather at Woodlawn to honor Hae Min Lee  Baltimore Sun

The bittersweet lilt of a clarinet ushered a stream of students and teachers into the Woodlawn High School gymnasium. Here, in the roll-out bleachers that are ...



State's attorneys seek to stop new trial for Adnan Syed  WBAL Baltimore

Nearly two dozen lead prosecutors in Maryland have lined up to oppose a new trial for Adnan Syed, the Baltimore County man at the center of the popular 2014 ...



Meet the modern guidance counselor  Marketplace.org

President and First Lady Obama met with more than a hundred college and university presidents and leaders from business and nonprofits to talk about helping ...



'Serial' podcast reinvigorates 1999 teen murder case  WBAL Baltimore

A popular podcast that's becoming a cultural phenomenon is bringing attention to a 15-year-old murder case in Baltimore County. The podcast, called "Serial," is ...



Author Ta-Nehisi Coates to speak about Afrofuturism at Baltimore Museum of Art  Baltimore Sun

Author, activist and Baltimore native Ta-Nehisi Coates will be at the Baltimore Museum of Art on May 17 to talk about Afrofuturism — the intersection of African ...



Baltimore schools should look for students in an unlikely place: the suburbs  Baltimore Sun

Enrollment is the key to many of Baltimore City schools' problems. Declines in the last few years have put pressure on the budget; each lost student means more ...



John W. Bereska, former Hereford High School principal  Baltimore Sun

John W. Bereska, former principal of Hereford high School, died Friday from prostate cancer at his Cockeysville home. He was 66.



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.



Adnan Syed, of 'Serial,' returns to court Wednesday  Baltimore Sun

Sixteen years after he was convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison, Adnan Syed will return to court in Baltimore on Wednesday.



Conviction vacated, new trial granted for Adnan Syed of 'Serial'  Baltimore Sun

A Baltimore judge ordered a new trial Thursday for Adnan Syed, convicted in 2000 of killing his ex-girlfriend in 1999, a new chapter in a two-decade-old case ...



Krishanti Vignarajah Maryland Gubernatorial Candidate - Krishanti Vignarajah Wants to be First Woman Governor in Maryland  MarieClaire.com

Meet Krishanti Vignarajah, a member of the Obama administration and the first woman to run for governor in the state of Maryland ever.



Alonzo Cox, 16, Viciously Assaulted by Baltimore County PD, Lives to Tell the Tale  The Root

The actions of two Baltimore County police officers are now under review after they were captured on video last week violently detaining a 16-year-old child who ...



Ex-NFL safety, community activist Keion Carpenter laid to rest; service draws thousands  Baltimore Sun

Had he lived, community activist and former NFL safety Keion Carpenter would have kicked off the week as he always did — with a prayer party. “Every Monday ...



Fans of 'Serial' on Reddit create scholarship fund to honor Hae Min Lee  Baltimore Sun

Fans of the hit podcast "Serial" have created a scholarship fund to honor the Woodlawn High School student whose 1999 murder is at the center of the story.



Family, Friends Say Goodbye to Keion Carpenter  Baltimore Sun

Family, friends attend the funeral of former Woodlawn high school star and NFL player Keion Carpenter at New Psalmist Baptist Church. (Kevin.



Walter G. Amprey, city schools superintendent, dies at age 69  Baltimore Sun

Walter Amprey, former Baltimore schools superintendent who served from 1991 to 1997, died of complications of a heart transplant Tuesday afternoon at the ...



Serial: the key locations in the murder mystery podcast – in pictures  The Guardian

The podcast takes place against the backdrop of Baltimore County, on the outskirts of the city. The names of the places involved – Leakin Park, Woodlawn High ...



State: 'Serial' murder case should not be reopened  Baltimore Sun

The State of Maryland has recommended that a judge deny Adnan Syed's latest request for an appeal, saying that the subject of the popular "Serial" podcast ...



'Anything can happen' as southwest Baltimore County delegates prepare for start of legislature  Baltimore Sun

During the 2018 state legislative session, southwest county delegates plan to work on issues ranging from healthcare and education to beer.



Baltimore County School Board names interim superintendent  Fox Baltimore

TOWSON, Md. (WBFF) -- Verletta White, Baltimore County's Chief Academic Officer has been chosen as the interim school superintendent for the next year.



UMBC Assistant Coach Eric Skeeters No Stranger To Historic Upsets  Press Box

The UMBC men's basketball team's win against Virginia March 16 isn't the only big NCAA Tournament upset that assistant coach Eric Skeeters has helped ...



Maryland Gubernatorial Krish Vignarajah on Schools, Police, the Environment, and Being a Woman  The Real News Network

With the primary just weeks away, Krish Vignarajah talks to Dharna Noor about how she would fund schools and implement criminal justice reform, and explains ...



Maryland schools have been leader in Advanced Placement, but results are mixed  Baltimore Sun

Too often, unprepared students in Advanced Placement flounder in the rigorous classes or they are awarded As and Bs in the courses and then fail the AP ...



First day of school in the Baltimore area: 'It’s great to be back'  Baltimore Sun

Ebonie Allen woke up her daughters Tuesday morning by singing her special first-day-of-school song. She kept on chanting — “School's in session, school's in ...



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