Business, Education, Government

Parkville High, Eastern Tech students receive scholarships from Comcast

TOWSON, MD – Six Baltimore County Public Schools seniors were awarded $2,500 Leaders and Achievers® Scholarships from the Comcast NBCUniversal Foundation. One of them, Shane Shakoor, a student at Loch Raven High School, was selected to receive an additional $7,500 Comcast Founders Scholarship. The other five BCPS students earning Leaders and Achievers® Scholarships are: Fopefoluwa Atanda, Milford Mill Academy Heather …


Education, Government

BCPS survey: should schools start before or after Labor Day?

TOWSON, MD – Should the start of school for Baltimore County Public Schools be Monday, August 26, or Tuesday, September 3? The school system is looking for guidance from the public through an online survey (click here) now available through Friday, May 31. The BCPS calendar for 2019-2020 was approved by the Board of Education on March 5, 2019, under …


Darryl L. Williams named superintendent of Baltimore County Public Schools

TOWSON, MD – On Tuesday night, the Board of Education of Baltimore County voted to appoint Dr. Darryl L. Williams as the next superintendent of Baltimore County Public Schools, effective July 1, 2019. Darryl Williams is an area associate superintendent for eight clusters of schools in Montgomery County, and oversees eight high schools, 15 middle schools and 44 elementary schools, …

BCPS Film Expo showcased local student films

TOWSON, MD – Move over, famous movie directors.  It’s time to make room for Eli Golding of George Washington Carver Center for Arts and Technology. At the 2019 BCPS Film Expo, Golding won both Best in Show and Best Documentary. His documentary, Illustrating History, about locally based and internationally-known artist Balage Balogh, impressed judges and the audience with its sophistication …

School resource officer at Overlea High receives SRO of the Year award

TOWSON, MD – When DJ Moore became a police officer, she never envisioned being seen as a “transformational leader” at a high school – but that is how Overlea High School Principal Monica Sample describes her. That is why Officer Moore has been named the high school level School Resource Officer of the Year for Baltimore County Public Schools. BCPS …

Overlea High students to perform in groundbreaking Baltimore Choral Arts Society production

OVERLEA, MD – On Sunday, May 12 (Mother’s Day), 22 members of Overlea High School’s Honors Chorale will perform in the U.S. premiere of a groundbreaking “community opera” – Jonathan Dove’s The Monster in the Maze – presented by Baltimore Choral Arts Society. The Monster in the Maze is one half of a show, titled Captivity to Liberty, which will …