Education

So much more than robot-building and coding

February 7, 2020

By HEATHER WRIGHT — On Feb. 2, students across the state, including at least two teams from Hyattsville, competed in the First Lego League (FLL) qualifying tournament, held at DeMatha Catholic High School. In the most well-known portion of the tournament, autonomous robots — designed, built and [read more]

Summer reading program expands, empowers parents and students

April 22, 2019

By COLLEEN D. CURRAN — During its Feb. 28 and March 28 meetings, the Hyattsville Education Advisory Committee (EAC) planned for the third year of its volunteer summer reading program, which will continue offering parent workshops and will also expand to include Hyattsville Elementary School [read more]

Mary Pat Donoghue shares views on Catholic education

April 15, 2019

By HEATHER WRIGHT — Mary Pat Donoghue grew up in Hyattsville and was a student, teacher, vice principal and principal at St. Jerome Academy (SJA). From 2009 to 2016, Donoghue shepherded a failing school on the verge of being shut down to a thriving one, complete with waiting lists and national [read more]

Charter school to open in Hyattsville

January 15, 2013

BY ROSANNA LANDIS WEAVER — A new public charter school will be opening for 6th and 7th graders this fall. Though it is called the College Park Academy (CPA), its first home will be in Hyattsville. The public charter school was founded by the College Park City-University Partnership, an [read more]
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