After Irene Delay, Baltimore Co. Superintendent To Visit Schools

TOWSON, Md. (AP) — After a delayed start to the school year because of Hurricane Irene, Baltimore County Schools Superintendent Joe Hairston will visit seven elementary schools on Tuesday.

A news release says the visits were postponed from the district’s original opening day on Aug. 29.

Hairston said in a statement that they are ready to begin the school year in earnest and with the past week’s difficulties mostly behind, students, staff and parents are ready to focus on teaching and learning.

The schools that he will visit are: Perry Hall Elementary School in Perry Hall; Essex Elementary School in Essex; Eastwood Center Elementary Magnet School in Dundalk; Hillcrest Elementary School in Catonsville; Glyndon Elementary School in Reisterstown; Warren Elementary School in Cockeysville; and Halsted Academy in Towson.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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