Month: January 2015

Mt. Hebron Students Display Poetic Prowess

Pick two poems, practice them and recite them in front of judges. These are the steps that are taken by hundreds of students participating in the Poetry Out Loud competition. Since 2005, students all over the country have participated in this competition. According to the Poetry Foundation, the […]

Red Carpets Roll Out During Award Season

January through February tends to be remembered by a few things: the bitter cold, Hallmark Valentine’s movies and many award shows. Viewers flock to screens showing the hottest celebrities on the red carpet. Two recent award shows were the People’s Choice Awards and the Golden Globes. The People’s […]

Sgouros Twins Direct Refugee Aid Project

Seniors Marie and Helen Sgouros are founders and directors of the organizations English Kids to Kids and Bridging Cultures, also known as EK2K and BC. Together, the groups help child refugees from the South East Asian nation of Burma (also known as Myanmar) learn English and American Culture […]

Volunteer in the New Year

Many people choose to donate their time or goods to non-profit organizations. Local Meals on Wheels of Central Maryland, NAMI, Hope Works, and many other groups are in serious need of help. Meals on Wheels offers meals at minimal or no cost to people who cannot afford or […]