Education, Government

School board to hold emergency meeting to address bus delays in northeastern Baltimore County

It would seem that a breaking point has been reached. With school bus delays mounting in northeastern Baltimore County, local elected officials want answers. Dozens of parents have complained on local online forums lately that Baltimore County school buses have been arriving hours late, if they arrive at all. “When school buses don’t arrive, children are in danger,” said BCPS …


Education

Eastern Tech student earns Girl Scouts’ highest honor, Girl Scout Gold Awards

Towson, MD – Fourteen Baltimore County Public Schools students from seven high schools were honored by Girl Scouts of Central Maryland for earning Girl Scout Gold Awards, the organization’s highest award. The award is earned by completing a community project that involves using knowledge and thought to create a sustainable solution. At least 80 hours must be involved in planning, …


Kenwood High student named 2019 Carson Scholar, 29 previously named scholars recognized for excellence

TOWSON, MD – Sixteen Baltimore County Public Schools students have been named 2019 Carson Scholars by the Carson Scholars Fund. In addition, 29 BCPS students previously named Carson Scholars are being honored for their excellence. The students are: 2019 Carson Scholars Autumn Blackwell, Grade 11, Kenwood High Ellie Carr, Grade 5, Sparks Elementary Zachary Chait, Grade 5, Summit Park Elementary …

Overlea High principal named a 2019 Literacy Leader by Loyola University Maryland

Towson, MD – Loyola University Maryland’s School of Education has named Monica Sample, principal of Overlea High School, as one of its two 2019 Literacy Leaders. The Literacy Leader Award recognizes graduates of Loyola’s literacy master’s program specializing in either reading or literacy who promote literacy, demonstrate innovation in practices, exhibit principal leadership within the school or community, and model …

Community forums to be held in Perry Hall, Nottingham to seek input on BCPS superintendent search

Towson, MD – Community members are invited to participate in forums about Baltimore County Public Schools’ superintendent search process. During these forums, community stakeholders will be invited to share their ideas about the characteristics, experiences, and professional attributes desired in the next superintendent. The forums will be facilitated by consultants from Ray and Associates, the executive search firm the Board …

Parkville Middle School student wins national medal in visual and literary arts

TOWSON, MD – The Alliance for Young Artists and Writers announced that Baltimore County Public Schools students have earned 12 Scholastic national medals for their achievements in visual and literary arts. The Scholastic awards program is the nation’s longest-running and most prestigious recognition program for creative teens in Grades 7–12. The dozen awards won by BCPS students were among the …