The first of four thefts took place in November.
Four cars have been broken into at Franklin Middle School outside of school hours since November. In each incident, car windows were broken and purses were stolen, according to Lt. Stephen Doarnberger, assistant commander of the Baltimore County Police’s Franklin Precinct. The most recent incident was reported between 5 and 6 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 13. The other incidents were Saturday, Dec. 15, between 3 and 4 p.m., Monday, Dec. 10, between 7:45 and 8 p.m., and Wednesday, Nov. 21, between 7:30 and 8 p.m. Police advise those working and participating in activities at the school to not leave valuables out in plain view in their vehicles.
Baltimore County now has 118 teachers that are National Board certified.
Three Franklin Middle School teachers have achieved National Board Certification, along with three other Baltimore County teachers. Jessica Kooy and Bobbi Leitner, both science and early adolescence teachers, and Kristi Rizzo, a reading, language arts and early and middle childhood teacher, achieved the certification, according to Baltimore County Public School press release. Teachers from Dundalk Middle, Holabird Middle and Towson High also achieved the certification, bringing the county’s total to 118 National Board certified teachers. To become certified, teachers submit a portfolio and complete exercises specific to there area of education, and their application is evaluated by panel of 12 teachers, the release said. “We are proud of …