Middle school

Earlier Start Times For Students May Do More Harm Than GoodTrying to beat the clock to make it to school comes with a price. A new CDC study says it's unhealthy to drag your children out of bed too early and it could lead to fatigue and poor performance in school.
2 DC-Area School Districts Moving Away From Final ExamsMontgomery County's school board has backed a plan to end final exams in middle-school- level courses and is looking closely at a proposal to scrap high school finals.
Missing 12-Year-Old Boy Found Safe And UnharmedAberdeen police say 12-year-old Horace Michael Bruce Taylor has been returned home to his parents.
Teacher's Aide Charged With Sexual Abuse Of StudentMontgomery County Police have charged a former middle school teacher's aide with sexually abusing a student.
AACO Middle School Wins Month-Long Computer Coding ContestOne Anne Arundel County middle school gets a big financial boost to its STEM program. After a month-long statewide contest, the governor hand-delivered a $10,000 check to the school.
New Technology Making Its Way Into The ClassroomIn the past, teachers gave lessons using chalkboards, filmstrips and overhead projectors — methods that had limited interactivity. Teachers now have multiple ways of presenting content. Students can now demonstrate their learning in ways other than pencil-and-paper tests.
Md. School Holding Dance For High Achievers A Maryland middle school is holding a dance and pizza party for students who got straight A's. Students who got B's and C's can come after school, once the pizza is gone, and students with lower grades aren't invited at all.
Grades Changed To Pass Failing Students At Baltimore City Middle SchoolChanging grades to promote students. That's what teachers at one Baltimore middle school are accused of doing.
Woman Accused Of Intruding At Baltimore Middle School & Cutting Staff Member With KnifeAs schools statewide crack down on security, Baltimore City is dealing with another violent attack after a woman allegedly pulled a knife at a middle school.
Young Men United Shows Success In Middle SchoolA relatively new program at Snow Hill Middle School is keeping students focused and out of the principal's office. Young Men United, a group started last year at SHMS, was created to target at-risk students who were spending more time in the front office than in the classroom.
Local Celebrities Test Their Knowledge In 'Are You Smarter Than A 6th Grader?' FundraiserAre you smarter than a sixth grader? This weekend a special fundraiser for Sisters Academy of Baltimore will test a panel of local celebrities, including one from WJZ.
Middletown Middle School Names Track After TeacherAs a senior in high school, Dave Grove set what was the Gov. Thomas Johnson High School record in the 800 meters on the track beside Middletown Middle School.