Education

New principal Teresa Bey meets with packed room at HES  

August 12, 2016

BY LAUREN FLYNN KELLY — Hyattsville Elementary School’s new principal, Teresa Bey, wants us to know she’s not here by accident. Having worked in the Prince George’s County Public School system for the last 12 years as a teacher, a math specialist and most recently, assistant principal at [read more]

All in the family: Yet another National Merit Scholar

August 11, 2016

BY PRECIOUS DORCH-ROBINSON — A Hyattsville family is two for two after their second child was named as a semifinalist for the National Merit Scholarship. Rachel Teti, a graduate from Mount de Sales Academy in Catonsville, was one of approximately 16,000 high school students to be selected as a [read more]

From the Editor: Thank you, Principal Reap

June 11, 2016

BY MARIA D. JAMES — Surprises are always fun. On Wednesday, June 8, Principal Walter Reap walked into what he thought was a staff meeting. Instead, he was greeted by members of the City of Hyattsville Police Department, City Administrator Tracey Nicholson, Policy and Community Coordinator for [read more]

My Two Cents: On community building and local public education

May 15, 2016

BY DAN MUTH —Living in Hyattsville has been described as small-town living in the heart of the big city. To some extent this is true. We fraternize with our neighbors, exchange baby clothes, and mingle on the streets, in the café, or at any number of city- and community-sponsored events. It [read more]

PHOTOS: Dance showcase brings books and paintings to life

April 9, 2016

BY GABRIELA MARTÍNEZ — High school and middle school students from Prince George’s County showed off their dance skills during the Prince George’s County Schools 19th Annual Dance Showcase on Saturday, March 19. With the help of their dance instructors, the students created  elaborate [read more]

PHOTOS: Local elementary school art show expands

March 4, 2016

BY REBECCA BENNETT — On Wednesday, March 2, all 534 students at Hyattsville Elementary School (HES) from preschool to 5th grade had a piece of art showcased at the school’s art show, according to art teacher Sarah Yazvac. There were many new additions to the art show this year. “We [read more]
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