Monday, July 16, 2012
Police said the motive for the attack may have been that the boy thought the schoolmate was having a relationship with his ex-girlfriend.
A 17-year-old Hereford High School graduate was arrested and charged with assault and intent to injure with a dangerous weapon following an altercation at a Parkton house party. The Parkton boy approached his former schoolmate at the July 9 party around 10 p.m., held a large knife up to his throat and said "if you try anything, I will cut you up and kill you," according to a police report. The juvenile then put the schoolmate in a head lock and forced him out of the home, located in the 1700 block of Parsonage Road. The boy then threw the schoolmate to the ground and punched him in the face before witnesses separated them, according to the report. The juvenile ran off in an unknown direction. The schoolmate was treated for facial bruises …
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
The tournament was held at Dulaney High School.
Two Hereford schools were honored at Sack Attack, a VEX robotics tournament at Dulaney High School. A team from Hereford High School was one of three winners at the June 9 competition, according to a news release. A Hereford Middle School team was recognized for its programming skills. The event drew 34 teams from Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Maine, the release states. Others Baltimore County schools that participated included Pikesville, Owings Mills and Towson high schools.
Monday, June 11, 2012
More than 600 students competed for the athletic and academic scholarship program.
Two 2012 Hereford High School graduates were among 4 Baltimore County winners of the 'Mind in Motion' scholarship program. Sponsored by The Allstate Foundation, the program awarded $1,000 to Evan Anderson and Zachary Bile at a June 5 luncheon, according to a news release. More than 600 student-athletes applied for the scholarship. Among Anderson's accomplishments are time served as Hereford's soccer team captain and being named a National Merit commended scholar, the release states. Bile was an AP scholar and also played on the soccer team. Stephanie Honig of Pikesville High School and Emily Ruppel of Loch Raven High School were also recognized.
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Hereford High senior Olivia Keithley was recognized by the Baltimore County Council for Women.
Monday, March 19, 2012
Hannah Thomas plays softball for Hereford High School and the Maryland Black Ice club team.
The Baltimore Sun is giving one Patch Whiz Kid some recognition. Hannah Thomas, a 17-year-old senior at Hereford High School, has been chosen as one of the newspaper's 'Softball Players to Watch." She currently plays shortstop for the Hereford High varsity team and third base for the Maryland Black Ice softball club team. "I'm very excited for her," John Thomas, Hannah Thomas' father and a lieutentant for the Baltimore City Fire Department, told Patch. John Thomas said his daughter plans to attend Hofstra University in the fall of 2012, possibly as a student athlete. "[Hannah's] had a good run," John Thomas said. "Hopefully she can take it to the university level."
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Olivia Keithley, a senior at Hereford High School, was recognized by the Baltimore County Council for Women.
A Hereford High School senior was recognized as the Baltimore County Council for Women's "Young Woman of the Year." Olivia Keithley, 17, was nominated for the award by her teachers and guidance counselor. "I was really excited," Keithley said. "I wasn't expecting it." The Parkton resident is currently serving her third term as the president of the Baltimore County Student Councils, which she has been involved in since eighth grade. "I had a lot of opportunities to develop my leadership abilities," she said. In addition, Keithley is the vice president of Hereford's student council, an assistant Girl Scout troop leader and a member of the school's Spanish, math and national honor societies. During her spare time, she plays the violin and is …
Monday, January 23, 2012
Future plans for the curriculum include having students work with farm animals and growing a hydroponics garden.
Hereford High School will be updating its Curriculum for Agricultural Science Education program to encourage students to learn the importance of the farming industry. "It's critical that the school offers a varied educational program," said Jean-Paul Bibaud, chairman of Hereford's science department. "And there's definitely been a movement in the agricultural industry." The agricultural education program has existed in some capacity since the school first opened in 1909, said Andrew Last, principal of the school. It started as a community program and eventually developed into a technology magnet program for students interested in the field. However, as Hereford transformed from a rural area to a more suburban one, the program suffered…
Thursday, January 12, 2012
If completed, the project is estimated to cost more than $50 million.
The Baltimore County Board of Education is considering a proposal to complete major renovations to Hereford High School that are estimated to cost more than $50 million. A county diagram detailing potential additions to the 57-year-old structure at 17301 York Road in Parkton shows a three-floor extension to the main building. The addition will primarily house science classrooms and a new cafeteria. "The cafeteria is too small for the students," said Andrew Last, principal of the high school. "And we have more and more students going into the science field so we want to have these new [science] classrooms to meet that demand." A 75,000-gallon water tank stands where the extension would be built. Plans call for the water tank will be taken …
Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Zach Lucas, 16, joined the Boy Scouts when he was in the first grade.
A Hereford High student is scheduled to be recognized at an Eagle Scout ceremony on Nov. 20 in Wall Township, NJ. Zach Lucas, a 16-year-old 11th grade student at the school, joined the Boy Scouts when he was a first grade student residing in Wall Township. "Zach's father and I are very proud of Zachary in his attainment of the rank of Eagle Scout," said Vicki Lucas, Zach's mother. He moved to Hereford this year and is now a member of Troop 92 in White Hall. Within the scouts, Zach Lucas has held several positions including patrol leader, scribe and bugler. In addition, he spearheaded an initiative to renovate a portion of a trail in Wall Township. "We know that Zach will take these skills that he's developed and use them in attaining …
Wednesday, October 12, 2011
No injuries were reported.
A school bus carrying students from Hereford High and Hereford Middle schools was hit by another vehicle near Hereford High School on Wednesday morning, Baltimore County police said. The bus was turning southbound in the 17300 block of York Road in Parkton at around 7:30 a.m. when it was struck by a Chevy Cobalt traveling northbound, said Cpl. John Wachter, a police liaison. Wachter said EMS personnel examined the 20 to 30 students on board the bus and determined that no one was injured. There were no injuries reported in the Chevy.