Education, Police/Fire

Police: Active shooter training exercise to be conducted at Towson High on 9/30

TOWSON, MD—The Baltimore County Police Department and Baltimore County Fire Department will be conducting a functional training exercise on Monday, September 30, 2019. The exercise will take place at Towson High School, located at 69 Cedar Avenue in Towson (21286). Baltimore County Public Schools will be closed on the day of the exercise. The public should be aware of the …


Education

BCPS celebrates AP Capstone Diploma and AP Seminar and Research Certificate recipients from Pikesville High, Eastern Tech

TOWSON, MD – Twenty-six 2019 graduates of Pikesville and Eastern Technical high schools have earned the Advanced Placement® (AP®) Capstone Diploma, and seven 2019 graduates of Eastern Tech earned the AP Seminar and Research Certificate™ during the 2018-19 school year. AP Capstone™ is a College Board program designed to prepare students for college and career success through the development of …


BCPS: Expect ‘major’ after-school delays due to beltway closure

NOTTINGHAM, MD – Officials with Baltimore County Public Schools are advising parents to expect significant delays on Tuesday afternoon related to today’s closure of I-695. As an example, the following message was sent out to parents at Honeygo Elementary School: Good afternoon Honeygo families. This is a message regarding afternoon bus transportation for today, September 10, 2019. All schools in …

PHHS teacher named American Geographical Society Teacher Fellow

PERRY HALL, MD – The American Geographical Society (AGS) has named Allison Robinson of Perry Hall High School a 2019 AGS Geography Teacher Fellow. The AGS Geography Teacher Fellow program is a year-long professional development opportunity that enables Geography teachers to implement open-source mapping into their classrooms and provides supplementary resources and materials to the teachers. Teachers were selected from …

Baltimore and Montgomery County join Maryland’s Youth Apprenticeship Program

BALTIMORE, MD – Governor Larry Hogan, together with Maryland Labor Secretary Tiffany Robinson and Maryland State Department of Education Superintendent Dr. Karen Salmon, on Tuesday announced that Baltimore and Montgomery County Public School Systems have joined the Apprenticeship Maryland Program. Twelve counties are now participating in the state’s apprenticeship program for high school juniors and seniors, which accounts for half …

BCPS Community Conversations: Meet Superintendent Darryl Williams

NOTTINGHAM, MD – Residents of northeastern Baltimore County will soon have an opportunity to meet with new Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Darryl Williams. As part of their “Community Conversations”series, BCPS will present a series of talks where residents can chat with Superintendent Williams and share their thoughts. One session will take place on Monday, September 30, at Overlea High …