Education, Events, Government

Marks, Henn to hold town hall meeting on next steps in middle school construction process

NOTTINGHAM, MD – Baltimore County Councilman David Marks and Baltimore County Board of Education member Julie Henn will hold a town hall meeting next month to discuss next steps in building the new northeast area (Nottingham) middle school. The meeting will be held on Tuesday, July 2, 2019, at 6 p.m. at the Perry Hall Family Worship Center located at …


Education, Events

Rising BCPS seniors invited to participate in summer college boot camps

TOWSON, MD – This summer, BCPS rising seniors (students who will enter Grade 12 in the 2019-2020 school year) are invited to participate in free regional or school-specific Summer College Boot Camps. Each camp will vary, but all will offer information and resources on the process of selecting and applying to a college and applying for financial aid. Some camps …


Seventeen schools win Team BCPS Clean Green 15 Litter Challenge

TOWSON, MD – Some 5,000 students and community volunteers have made Baltimore County a cleaner and greener place by participating in this year’s Team Baltimore County Public Schools Clean Green 15 Litter Challenge. County Executive Johnny Olszewski, BCPS Superintendent Verletta White, and Debbie Phelps – Executive Director of the Education Foundation of Baltimore County Public Schools – announced Thursday morning …

Baltimore County School Board approves post-Labor Day start for 2019-2020 school year

TOWSON, MD – A revised calendar has been approved for the Baltimore County Public Schools 2019 – 2020 school year. According to this calendar, classes will begin for students following Labor Day. The first day will be Tuesday, September 3, for students and Monday, August 26, for teachers. Spring break will be 10 days long, beginning at the end of …

Board of Education to hear Perry Hall Middle overcrowding relief proposals

PERRY HALL, MD – The construction of the new Nottingham-area middle school has been delayed indefinitely ever since the state senate failed to pass a school construction initiative earlier this year. In the wake of this decision, Baltimore County Councilman David Marks and BCPS Board Member Julie Henn have requested alternative relief options for the overcrowded conditions at Perry Hall …

LAST HURRAH: PHHS principal recognized at retirement send-off

PERRY HALL, MD – A retiring local high school principal was honored on Tuesday in Nottingham. Councilman David Marks and BCPS Board Member Julie Henn recognized Andrew Last at his retirement party on Tuesday evening. Last has served as principal at Perry Hall High School for the past five years and is retiring from Baltimore County Public Schools. “I have …