After an extensive search, police discovered that the girl had spent the night at her school.
Authorities say Jeanne Bioj, a 9-year-old Laurel girl who was reported missing Tuesday night, has been found safe and sound after an extensive search. According to Laurel spokesman Pete Piringer, Bioj was found by a detective around 7:30 a.m. in the cafeteria of Scotchtown Hills Elementary, where she is a fourth grader. Family notified Laurel police that she was missing around 10:30 p.m. Tuesday, Piringer said, prompting police to deploy significant resources. Authorities worked through the night contacting friends and famiy and searching the area. Bloohounds were sent into action, and a scent trail was located on Millbrook Lane. Aviation support was also requested from Howard County policet. The Chesapeake Search & Rescue Team and a …
After a garden was planted near the playground, teachers use fruits and vegetables in lesson plans to teach students about healthy eating.
- Erin Egan
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Danayah Goodman no longer chooses chips and cookies at snack time. Thanks to the Scotchtown Hills Elementary School’s fruit and vegetable garden, the third grader now opts for healthier alternatives. “The garden has helped me make smarter choices because it makes me think about what to eat,” Goodman said. “It makes me think to eat vegetables and fruit more often.” The garden was created in May, after the Laurel Home Depot donated six 32-by-40 inch beds, two apple trees and two pear trees to the Dorset Road elementary school. In the six months since the school celebrated the inception of the garden, they’ve grown corn, pumpkins, tomatoes, carrots, radishes, lettuce, beets, watermelons, cucumbers and sunflowers. The donation came after …