Education, Politics

Bevins: Over 30 acres donated for new high school in Middle River

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—A new northeastern Baltimore County high school is one step closer to becoming a reality. At this week’s session of the Baltimore County Council, Council Chairperson Cathy Bevins announced that over 30 acres have been donated to the county for the development of the new school. The property, which is located along Ebenezer Road near Greenleigh at Crossroads, …


Education, Sci-Tech

Work by Parkville High, Perry Hall High students to be featured at BCPS Independent Research Symposium

TOWSON, MD—The eighth annual Baltimore County Public Schools Independent Research Symposium can be viewed online this year beginning on Wednesday, June 3. The symposium showcases original research conducted by students at five BCPS high schools during the 2019-20 school year. During this spring’s closure of school buildings due to the pandemic, students have engaged in remote learning facilitated by their …


Education Foundation of BCPS to open The Exchangeree at The AVENUE at White Marsh

NOTTINGHAM, MD— THE AVENUE at White Marsh announced on Monday that, thanks to their partnership with The Education Foundation of Baltimore County Public Schools, they will soon open a pop-up location for their newest venture – The Exchangeree: Gizmos and Gadgets Galore at THE AVENUE. The Exchangeree at THE AVENUE will serve as a collaborative teacher resource destination, supporting Baltimore …

Kenwood High, Overlea High, Eastern Tech recognized at Baltimore County Student Councils virtual end-of-year ceremony

TOWSON, MD—Leaders with Baltimore County Student Councils gathered at an online ceremony last week to celebrate the year’s achievements and present awards. The Principal of the Year – High School Award was presented to Brian Powell of Kenwood High School. In announcing the award, Makenna Hakim, a senior at Towson High School and BCSC’s chief of staff, described Powell as …

Eastern Tech students recognized for excellence in Career and Technical Education

ESSEX, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools is continuing to celebrate the excellence of the Class of 2020 by recognizing 147 of its Career and Technical Education program seniors, as well as 10 recipients this year of the 20th annual Anthony G. Marchione Awards for Excellence in Career and Technical Education. The students’ achievements were celebrated during a virtual version of the …

Perry Hall Improvement Association awards scholarship to local student

PERRY HALL, MD—A great honor has been bestowed upon a deserving Perry Hall High School student. Each year, the Perry Hall Improvement Association selects one Perry Hall High School student to receive the Dorothy S. McMann Scholarship. The student selected must not only have excelled in school, but they must also have made a strong impact in the Perry Hall …

Gunpowder Elementary principal, students dig up time capsule from 1995 [PHOTOS]

PERRY HALL, MD—It’s not every day that someone finds a real-life treasure map. When Gunpowder Elementary School principal Wendy Cunningham came across a map leading to a time capsule buried in May, 1995 with instructions to retrieve it in May 2020, that’s exactly what she did. Twenty-five years to the month after its burial, members of the fifth grade class …

Board of Education seeking public comment on boundary recommendations affecting Perry Hall, Carney schools

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools announced on Friday that the public has until Saturday, June 13, to comment on a proposed adjustment to the boundary lines of four Baltimore County schools now under consideration by the Board of Education of Baltimore County. The proposed boundary change, which was presented to the Board during its May 19 work session, is necessary …