Crowded Field

Frederick Magazine

As Frederick City Residents Head to Polls for this Month’s Primary Election, Who are the Candidates Jockeying for Your Attention … and Votes?

Mayor Randy McClement sits back in a chair near the end of the ornately carved dark cherry conference table in his expansive office in City Hall and shakes his head, perplexed at why

Digital Danger

Frederick Magazine

As Social Media Explodes (Again and Again), What is Being Done to Keep Kids Safe in the Cybersphere?

Amy Diggs asks the sixth graders arriving in her Integrated Studies class at Middletown Middle School one fall morning to list the rules for being

School Discipline

Frederick Magazine

An emerging policy and budget worries leave school officials struggling to find solutions

Well into the 2013-14 school year, administrators at Gov. Thomas Johnson Middle School in Frederick remained baffled about how to encourage a sixthgrade girl to attend school and end the repeated absences that already reached 40 days that year.