Education, Family, Sci-Tech

BCPS parents, students invited to complete survey about first quarter virtual instruction

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools officials are inviting students and parents/caregivers to complete an online survey about their experiences with virtual instruction during the first quarter of the 2020-2021 school year. The anonymous survey is open now through Sunday, Nov. 8.  Those needing assistance with taking the survey are asked to call the ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) …


Education

12 BCPS high schools named among region’s 50 best, Perry Hall High School ranked No. 31

TOWSON, MD—Nearly a quarter of the region’s 50 best public high schools are in Baltimore County, according to 2021 annual rankings compiled by Niche, based on data from the U.S. Department of Education and test scores, college data, and ratings collected from Niche users. In addition, Niche ranked George Washington Carver Center for Arts and Technology as the nation’s 58th …


BCPS announces location, schedule changes to fall meal distribution program, effective Monday, Oct. 26

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools has announced changes to its fall meal distribution program, effective Monday, Oct. 26. One location has been added – Kennicott Road and Security Boulevard – and one location has been removed – Greengage Road and Munford Road. Through its fall meal distribution program, BCPS is providing school meals, at no cost to students, to all …

BCPS offers new programs, tutoring to enhance online learning

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools on Wednesday announced new initiatives to enhance student learning. BCPS elementary school students will soon have access to supplementary online programs in English language arts and mathematics. In addition, a new tutoring program will support students at all grade levels who earned low scores on last school year’s Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) assessments and …

Perry Hall woman recognized for 50 years of service to Girl Scouts

PERRY HALL, MD—A Perry Hall woman has been recognized for 50 years of service to the community. On Tuesday evening, Delegate Joe Boteler and Councilman David Marks recognized Gladys Friedel for a half-century of service to the Girl Scouts of America. Friedel has served as a mentor to thousands of Girl Scouts in northeastern Baltimore County. She is also a …

BCPS announces location, schedule changes to fall meal distribution program, effective Monday, October 19

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools has announced changes to its fall meal distribution program, effective Monday, Oct. 19. Three locations have been removed from the list: David Avenue at Parkville Nazarene Daycare, Eagle Walk Road, and Brushfield Court, and North Point Road and Millers Island Boulevard. Times for meal distribution have been updated for Chesapeake Terrace Elementary School, Dunhill Village …

Superintendent issues statement after erotic noises interrupt virtual Baltimore County Board of Education meeting

TOWSON, MD—The Board of Education of Baltimore County and Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Darryl L. Williams issued a statement on Thursday after erotic noises were heard during the board’s virtual meeting on Tuesday, October 13th. At one point during Tuesday night’s virtual meeting, “pornographic noises” could be heard by those in attendance.  A board member eventually interrupted, asking, …

December 5 SAT exam to be administered at 10 BCPS high schools

TOWSON, MD—The College Board’s SAT exam will be offered at 10 Baltimore County Public Schools high schools as National Administration Test Sites on Saturday, December 5, 2020. BCPS is opening facilities at the following schools for the weekend SAT: Catonsville High School, 421 Bloomsbury Ave., 21228 Eastern Technical High School, 1100 Mace Ave., 21221 Hereford High School, 17301 York Rd., …