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Reunion held October 20th 2018

December 7, 2018 by Stephen Sullivan (Register to contact)

The reunion was held on October 20th at the Bel Air Equestrian Center for classes of Bel Air High School between 1960 through 1979 and was a big success. Approximately 475 to 500 people attended and approximately 5000 dollars was raised during the event, the precedes are going to be donated to Harford County children's charities during the month of December, thanks to all for attending and the committee members who worked all year to pull off the event!

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2 Harford Co. teachers put on leave after 'investigation'  Fox Baltimore

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200-Plus Attend BAHS Family-Teacher Connection Night  Patch.com

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Two boys and a young man adult are charged with arson following two fires that were set last month on C. Milton Wright High School property in Bel Air.



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Harford student-athletes honored for state championships; sportsmanship awards presented  Baltimore Sun

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Bel Air High School's Paula Stanton is Harford County's Teacher of the Year for 2018  Baltimore Sun

Bel Air High School English teacher Paula Stanton, Ph. D, was named Harford County Public Schools' Teacher of the Year for 2018 Wednesday.



Harford All-State band, chorus, orchestra students honored by school board  Baltimore Sun

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Rally Planned to Urge Harford County Officials to Increase Education Funding  The Dagger

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After Bel Air High photo, community challenges school officials on racism  Baltimore Sun

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Fallout continues from Bel Air High racist photo, as more demand action  Baltimore Sun

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Lockdown Lifted At Harford Co. Schools As Police Investigate Armed Robbery  CBS Baltimore

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7 Bel Air High School students disciplined over photo  WBAL Baltimore

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Joshua Ruggiero named Bel Air girls soccer coach  Baltimore Sun

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Baltimore Law Firm Sees Uptick in Calls About Racism in Harford County After Legal Aid Attorney Is Detained for 'Lawyering While Black'  Atlanta Black Star

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Law firm representing man 'lawyering while black' getting complaints Harford 'not as welcoming to people of color'  Baltimore Sun

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Eight Bel Air female athletes sign to play college lacrosse, softball  Baltimore Sun

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John Carroll football takes down Bel Air in 'Battle of Bel Air'  Baltimore Sun

The Bel Air High School Bobcats' defensive woes continued against the John Carroll Patriots, losing 38-17 on Friday night.



HCPS kicks off 2019 Teacher of the Year program  Cecil Daily

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Bel Air High School – Thanks for the Memories  The Dagger

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Md. First Responders Prepare For Active School Shooter  CBS Baltimore

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Bel Air Middle School students run in 35th annual Turkey Trot  Baltimore Sun

Bel Air Middle School students participated in the school's 35th annual Turkey Trot, sponsored by the physical education department, on Friday morning.



Bel Air Man Places Second In Baltimore Marathon  Bel Air, MD Patch

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