Education

New Maryland Report Card for Baltimore County schools released

Nearly 90 percent (88.8%) of Baltimore County’s 160 public schools evaluated in the new Maryland Report Card received 3, 4 or 5 star ratings. Sixty percent earned 4 or 5 star ratings, the highest ratings possible in the state’s new accountability system. Ninety-nine percent of Baltimore County’s elementary schools received 3, 4 or 5 stars, and 73 percent earned 4 or …


Education, Government

Governor Hogan announces Baltimore County Board of Education appointments

ANNAPOLIS, MD – Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday announced Moalie Jose, Russell Kuehn, John Offerman, and Roger Hayden to the Baltimore County Board of Education. The governor made selections from a list of recommendations submitted by the Baltimore County School Board Nominating Commission. “I’m pleased to congratulate Ms. Jose, Mr. Kuehn, Mr. Offerman, and Mr. Hayden on their appointments to 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 …

Funeral arrangements announced for Justin Braswell, PHHS student who died over the weekend

Funeral arrangements have been announced for Justin Andrew Braswell of Nottingham, who died on Friday, November 16th.  The Perry Hall High School student was 16 years old. According to his obituary, Braswell was the son of Andy and Valarie Braswell, brother of Hailey Braswell, grandson of Lottie Spence, nephew of Rusty Lancellotti and his fiancé Allie Coufal as well as Christina Forrester …

Henn, Marks: Gunpowder Elementary School parking project moves forward

Baltimore County Councilman David Marks and School Board member Julie Henn announced on Thursday that the school system is advancing a long-needed expansion of the Gunpowder Elementary School parking lot. In a letter to Henn, Interim Superintendent Verletta White wrote, “We are aware of the need for additional parking spaces at Gunpowder Elementary School and have been working with our …