Education, Health

New location added, BCPS now distributing summer meals at 85 locations

TOWSON, MD. – Effective, Monday, July 20, a distribution location at Diamond Ridge Apartments in Windsor Mill will be added to the Baltimore County Public Schools Summer Meals Program. The Summer Meals program, offered each year by Baltimore County Public Schools, is providing free meals from a total of 85 locations. At all sites, youth 18 years of age and …


Business, Education, Sci-Tech

BCPS wins seven national awards for communications

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools earned seven 2020 communications awards from the National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA), including two awards of excellence, the association’s highest honors. “We are so proud of our communications team for its extraordinary work,” said Superintendent Dr. Darryl L. Williams. “The team, which works under the leadership of Chief of Staff Mychael Dickerson, demonstrates every …


New BCPS eight-year strategic plan focuses on quality instruction, systemic supports

TOWSON, MD—A focus on quality instruction and systemic supports will guide the next eight years of Baltimore County Public Schools, according to “The Compass: Our Pathway to Excellence,” a new strategic plan for the school system approved at Tuesday night’s meeting of the Board of Education of Baltimore County. The Compass is based on extensive public outreach that began on …

Volunteer needed at The Exchangeree of THE AVENUE at White Marsh

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Volunteers are needed in White Marsh. THE AVENUE at White Marsh said on Monday that volunteers are needed at The Exchangeree to stock shelves and to sort and bundle school supplies. In June, THE AVENUE at White Marsh announced that, thanks to their partnership with The Education Foundation of Baltimore County Public Schools, they would soon be opening a …

Public invited to provide input about future of BCPS facilities

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools and the Baltimore County Government are inviting the public to take a survey and provide public comment about school facilities as part of the Multi-Year Improvement Plan for All Schools (MYIPAS). The purpose of MYIPAS is to develop a long-range plan for identifying and prioritizing capital improvements to all schools. “I encourage students, families, staff, …

Free breakfast, lunch available at 81 BCPS locations throughout the summer

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Summer Meals program, offered each year by Baltimore County Public Schools, is officially up and running. At all sites, youth, 18 years of age and younger, receive a breakfast and lunch on Monday through Wednesday. On Thursday, students receive two breakfasts and two lunches for Thursday and Friday. Meals are not distributed on Friday. Service will continue through …

Councilman Marks: Perry Hall High School press box demolition, reconstruction scheduled

PERRY HALL, MD—Perry Hall High School will finally be getting a new press box. Councilman David Marks announced on Friday that Baltimore County Public Schools will demolish the old, structurally unsafe press box at Al Miller Stadium this summer. Construction on a new press box will then begin. In March 2019, it was announced that $200,000 was allocated in state …

BCPS to hold ‘A Conversation on Race’ virtual event

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Public schools is inviting the public to watch “A Conversation on Race and Racism in America and Baltimore County Public Schools.” The first-of-its-kind virtual event will be held on Wednesday, July 8, from 4 – 6 p.m., and simulcast over several platforms including BCPS-TV and Microsoft Teams. A simultaneous watch party on Instagram Live will be hosted …