Annapolis police hand out $1,000 scholarships to graduating seniors

Annapolis police handed out $1,000 scholarships to three graduating seniors from Annapolis High School as the department marked its first partnership with Papa John's to promote higher education. The police department teamed up with the chain pizzeria to create the scholarship fund, which saw two locations in Annapolis donate 10 percent of all online and mobile application purchases. (Capital)

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University system officials, FSU tout affordability

Robert Caret, chancellor of the University System of Maryland, presented the fiscal year 2017 annual report to the Board of Regents on Friday during a public session held at Frostburg State University. “I find myself very optimistic about the future of the University System of Maryland,” Caret said. “I’m proud of what we’ve achieved thus far and know that together we can achieve a great deal more.” (Times-News)

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Goucher College will move dorms to make room for new buildings

Later this week, a nearly 1,200-ton, stone-and-concrete building should roll 800 feet across the campus of Goucher College in Towson. It's the first of three 1950s-era dormitories Goucher is relocating to preserve and to make room for new residence halls. Workers have spent recent weeks separating the buildings that now make up Froelicher Residence Hall — comprising Alcock, Gallagher and Tuttle houses — from their foundations and jacking them up to place wheels underneath them for the big move. (Balt. Sun)

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Carroll County Public Library launches new Summer Discovery program

Before checking out new books Friday, Lisa Buckler and her sons Ryan, 9, and Dylan, 7, signed up for Carroll County Public Library's new Summer Discovery program during its kickoff at the Finksburg branch. The Summer Discovery program is a cooperative project supported by the Maryland State Department of Education and public libraries of Maryland and the District of Columbia. (Carr. Co. Times)

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River Hill High's efforts land donations in Lead2Feed Challenge

Students at River Hill High School were awarded $10,000 to donate between the Grassroots Crisis Intervention Center and the Youth Project foundation after their participation in the Lead2Feed Challenge to help feed the hungry in Howard County and Washington, D.C. Under the Lead2Feed Student Leadership Program, middle and high school students develop leadership skills through creating and running their own projects to help alleviate poverty and hunger in their community. (Howard)

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June 16 // Anne Arundel County school system expands summer meals program

In an effort to serve more young members of the community, Anne Arundel County Public Schools is expanding its free summer meals program by opening two new school sites and sending the mobile meals service to new places. "School's out for summer and we're excited," said Jodi Risse, supervisor of food and nutrition services for county schools. "(But) we want to continue to feed and fuel our students throughout the summer." The free summer meals program is offered to students in areas of economic need, Risse said. Those are areas where 50 percent or more of students receive free or reduced-priced meals. Last summer, Mobile Meals served 14,861 meals. (Capital)

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Harford Community College makes heroin-opioid training mandatory for full-time students

All incoming full-time students at Harford Community College, under a new policy approved Tuesday, will be required to attend heroin addiction and awareness training The college will also have doses of Narcan on hand and its special police officers will know how to administer it, according to college officials. "I thank God every day we have not had to respond in this way," HCC President Dianna Phillips told the trustees during a meeting in Edgewood Hall Tuesday evening. (Aegis)

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Tour of new Frederick High School leaves teachers 'starry-eyed'

Frederick High School Principal Kathy Campagnoli led a group of awe-struck teachers into the main gym of their new school. “J.P., you look starry-eyed,” she said. “This, this is awesome,” said J.P. Smith, boys soccer coach at Frederick High School. Smith was one of several teachers to tour the new high school building last week, as construction rolls on in anticipation of its opening this summer — in time for the new school year. (News-Post)

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