Tuesday, January 8, 2013
The proposed clinic would’ve been located next door to an elementary and middle school.
A zoning board dismissed a request to operate a methadone clinic near a Charles Village school when the applicant failed to appear at a hearing Monday. Juliet Adetunji was scheduled to appear before the Municipal and Zoning Appeals Board on Tuesday at 1 p.m., but she never showed up, and her request to operate "health care clinic, mental health, substance abuse treatment and counseling services" at 2541 St. Paul Street was dismissed. Before the board ruled to dismiss the zoning request, Steve Crouch, the building’s manager, said that neither he nor the building’s owner knew, or approved for anyone to pursue operating a methadone clinic at the property. Crouch said the building is currently leased to Isaac Ogunsola & Co. CPA, and that their…
Monday, January 7, 2013
A city zoning board will hear an appeal to allow the use of a building near the Margaret Brent Elementary/Middle School as a methadone clinic on Tuesday.
A city zoning board will decide Tuesday whether or not to allow a methadone clinic to open just feet away from a public elementary and middle school in Charles Village. The Board of Municipal and Zoning Appeals will hear the request to allow the use of the first floor of 2541 St. Paul Street, located next to the Margaret Brent School, to be used as a "health care clinic, mental health, substance abuse treatment and counseling services" at 1 p.m. Tuesday. The effort to open a drug treatment center so close to the school has irked parents and school advocates. Karen DeCamp, director of neighborhood programs at Greater Homewood Community Corporation, said the nonprofit has been working with parents and the Charles Village Civic Association to…
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
See what improvements are being suggested for the schools in your neighborhood.
Here are the recommendations for the schools in the city's northern neighborhoods released by the Baltimore City Public Schools on Tuesday. All recommendations have to be approved by the Baltimore City School Board. Baltimore Polytechnic Institute Barclay Elementary/Middle School Govans Elementary School Guilford Elementary/Middle School Hampden Elementary/Middle School Margaret Brent Elementary/Middle School Medfield Heights Elementary School The Mount Washington School Roland Park Elementary/Middle School Walter P. Carter Elementary/Middle School Waverly Elementary/Middle School Western High School
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Three North Baltimore schools will be involved in a program aimed at bolstering science, technology, engineering and math.
Johns Hopkins University has received a $7.4 million National Science Foundation grant that will be used to boost science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) in Baltimore City Public Schools. The grant was announced during an event at Arlington Elementary/Middle School on Tuesday morning. Three schools in the Greater Homewood Community Corporation area will be participating in the STEM Achievement in Baltimore Education Program, which is designed to boost STEM education in grades three through five in a total of nine city schools, according to a news release. The program—in addition to engaging 40 STEM teachers—will also involve experts from the Maryland Science Center, The National Aquarium and Johns Hopkins. North Baltimore Schools:
Tuesday, November 22, 2011
Stephanie Sterling blogs about her discussion about the use of the phrase in describing Margaret Brent Elementary and Middle School.
Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Parents in Charles Village trying to encourage residents to send their children to the neighborhood's public schools.
What started as a group of Charles Village parents wondering where to send their kids to school has coalesced into an effort to promote local public education. On Tuesday morning, Melanie Cornelisse, a member of The Village Parents, spoke about efforts to get her neighbors to send kids to Margaret Brent Elementary and Middle School. “A big part of the challenge is to get people that live in the neighborhood to come through the door,” said Cornelisse, a former teacher who runs the elementary school's Story Pals and Math Matches volunteer programs. The Village Parents' goal is to make the neighborhood more family friendly, with activities for kids and stronger schools, according to the group’s website. “There are a lot of parents that …