Education, Science

Eastern Tech students win medals at SkillsUSA Maryland 2019 State Championship

TOWSON, MD – Baltimore County Public Schools students from three high schools earned 25 medals at the SkillsUSA Maryland 2019 State Championship, held April 12 – 13. In addition, Greg Foster, the SkillsUSA advisor at Western School of Technology, was named the Regional Advisor of the Year. More than 1,000 students enrolled in Career and Technology Education programs around the …


Education, Government, Science

Olszewski announces BaltCo Litter Blitz, anti-litter campaign

TOWSON, MD – Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski celebrated Earth Day in Randallstown, hosting a stream cleanup and calling attention to the need for everyone to help reduce the litter that degrades communities and threatens waterways. He spotlighted two new anti-litter promotions – his BaltCo Litter Blitz promotion, and a new anti-littering ad campaign – speaking to a crowd of …


Honeygo Elementary, Crossroads Center educators named finalists for BCPS Teacher of the Year

TOWSON, MD – Five dedicated BCPS educators have been named finalists for 2019-20 BCPS Teacher of the Year, including two from northeastern Baltimore County. Christina DeSimone, Catonsville High: DeSimone is in her fourth year as a child development teacher at Catonsville High. She previously taught seven years at Dundalk High. A second-generation BCPS educator, DeSimone leads her school’s community preschool …

Marks, Henn call for Perry Hall Middle School redistricting

Elected officials are calling for a local middle school to be redistricted. On Monday, the Maryland General Assembly adjourned without passing the Build to Learn Act, which would have authorized an additional $400 million or more for school projects. As a result, several planned school projects have been delayed, including the new Nottingham-area middle school and renovations to Pine Grove …

Perry Hall High School to hold ribbon-cutting for new turf field

Perry Hall High School will hold a ribbon-cutting to mark the opening of its new turf athletic field. The ceremony will be held on Wednesday, April 10, 2019, at 6:15 p.m. at Al Miller Stadium. The school’s lacrosse teams will be hosting games against Eastern Tech.  The JV game will take place at 5 p.m. and the varsity game will …

Students from Nottingham area serving as student pages during Maryland General Assembly

TOWSON, MD – When the Maryland General Assembly session ends on April 8, so will the service of 10 BCPS students assisting as 2019 student pages. Student pages are high school seniors selected to spend two nonconsecutive weeks in Annapolis during the General Assembly session to learn about the legislative process. For 2019, the BCPS seniors serving as pages are: …