Education

BCPS administrator from Parkville to serve as national staff developer for 2019 AVID Summer Institute

TOWSON, MD – Two Baltimore County Public Schools administrators have been selected to serve as national staff developers for the 2019 AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) Summer Institute. Michael Barberesi, supervisor in the Office of College and Career Readiness, and Molly LaBricciosa, AVID site team coordinator at Pikesville High School, will facilitate professional learning strands at AVID Summer Institutes across …


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BCPS music students to play alongside BSO on Thursday

Before an audience of elementary, middle, and high school students, 38 high school musicians will perform alongside members of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra during the Baltimore County Public Schools’ annual Side By Side concert. The event will take place on Thursday, February 14, at 11 a.m. at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. The students, all members of the county’s high …


Gov. Hogan announces compromise proposal for citizen input on post-Labor Day school start

ANNAPOLIS, MD – Governor Larry Hogan has announced proposals, including new legislation, to ensure that the will of local citizens is upheld in any legislative action impacting the start date of the school year, amid legislative efforts to undermine the governor’s executive order requiring Maryland public schools to begin classes after Labor Day. “After years of public outcry, with the strong …

BCPS students earn 77 Scholastic Gold Key Awards in visual, literary arts

Towson, MD – Baltimore County Public Schools students have been honored with 77 Gold Keys through the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards programs. The awards, announced February 1, are the most prestigious art and writing awards presented to students in Grades 7 – 12. Submissions are juried by luminaries in the visual and literary arts, some of whom are past …