June 5, 2008

Youngest student ever wins archdiocesan spelling bee

Fourth-grader Michael Ehart, 9, of St. Margaret School, Bel Air, spelled his way to the top of the Archdiocese of Baltimore and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Spelling Bee May 16, becoming the youngest student ever to win the contest.
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College of Notre Dame grads named county teachers of the year

Four College of Notre Dame of Maryland graduates have been named “Teacher of the Year” in their respective Maryland counties: Melissa McFayden, a pre-kindergarten teacher at Ridgely Elementary School in Caroline County; John Billingslea, an AP psychology teacher at Franklin High School in Reisterstown; Bonnie Beavan, math teacher at Spring Ridge Middle School in Lexington...
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Cluster-bomb treaty shows solidarity with victims, says Vatican official

VATICAN CITY – A Vatican official said the recent agreement on a treaty to ban cluster bombs showed solidarity to victims of such weapons and opened an important new chapter in international humanitarian law.
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