Education

2019 BCPS Teacher of the Year nominees announced for Eastern Zone

Baltimore County Public Schools on Monday announced the nominees for the 2019 “Eastern Zone” Teacher of the Year award. Here are this year’s nominees, listed in alphabetical order by school. Advertisement Stephanie Lawson, Battle Grove Elementary Terry Flynn, Battle Monument Cindy Laue, Bear Creek Elementary Stacey Steinberg, Berkshire Elementary Diane Pfeifer, Chapel Hill Elementary Carrie Sprucebank, Charlesmont Elementary Irene Check, …


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Parkville Senior Center honored for innovative senior program

Parkville Senior Center has been recognized by the National Council on Aging’s (NCOA) National Institute of Senior Centers (NISC) with a 2018 Programs of Excellence Award honorable mention prize for their innovative programming. Parkville was one of only 15 programs honored with the annual recognition for innovative, creative, and replicable programs for older adults, out of a field of more …


Eastern Tech student earns Girl Scouts’ highest honor, Girl Scout Gold Awards

Towson, MD – Fourteen Baltimore County Public Schools students from seven high schools were honored by Girl Scouts of Central Maryland for earning Girl Scout Gold Awards, the organization’s highest award. The award is earned by completing a community project that involves using knowledge and thought to create a sustainable solution. At least 80 hours must be involved in planning, …

Parkville Middle School student wins national medal in visual and literary arts

TOWSON, MD – The Alliance for Young Artists and Writers announced that Baltimore County Public Schools students have earned 12 Scholastic national medals for their achievements in visual and literary arts. The Scholastic awards program is the nation’s longest-running and most prestigious recognition program for creative teens in Grades 7–12. The dozen awards won by BCPS students were among the …

Chesapeake High, Towson High students named 2019 Coca-Cola Scholar semifinalists

TOWSON, MD — Heather Howard of Chesapeake High School and Mofeed Najib of Towson High School are among the 1,896 students just named 2019 Coca-Cola Scholar semifinalists. Howard, Najib, and the other semifinalists were selected – based on their leadership, academics, and service – from among the more than 95,000 students who applied from across the nation. Forty Maryland students …

Eastern Tech educator awarded statewide honor

The Technology & Engineering Educators Association of Maryland (TEEAM) has selected Angela Waldrop, an engineering teacher at Eastern Technical High School, as the High School TEEAM Teacher Excellence Award winner for Maryland. To receive this award, a teacher must have an extensive background in technology and engineering education and must pursue meaningful ongoing professional development opportunities. Creative and innovative use …