Education, Politics, Sports

Perry Hall school dedicates field to two former White Marsh Recreation Council baseball commissioners

PERRY HALL, MD—A Perry Hall school dedicated a field to two former White Marsh Recreation Council baseball commissioners on Saturday morning. Chapel Hill Elementary School posthumously dedicated Field #2 to Raymond “Butch” Winkler and Tim Sipes, according to Councilman David Marks. Butch Winkler passed away in January at the age of 81, while Tim Sipes passed away in 2016 at …


Education, Events

Nottingham student qualifies for National Braille Challenge

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The 2021 National Braille Challenge finalists have been announced, and a student from Nottingham is among the top 50 qualifiers in the nation. Eniolaoluwa Osunkoya will be competing in the national competition later this month. The Braille Challenge®, a program of the Braille Institute, is the only academic competition for blind or visually impaired students in the United States …


Perry Hall High School student, Battle Monument teacher win Baltimore County Commission on Disabilities awards

PERRY HALL, MD—Bryce Muneses, a Grade 10 student at Perry Hall High School, was named Student of the Year, and Brandi Corriggio, an educator at Battle Monument School, was named Teacher of the Year by the Baltimore County Commission on Disabilities. An awards video was released online on Oct. 29. Muneses suffered a stroke as an infant that limited his …

Perry Hall educators named School Counselors of the Year

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Baltimore County Association for Counseling and Development has named its 2020 school counselors and school counseling advocate of the year. The association has presented the following honors: Silvana Alsamadi – Elementary School Counselor of the Year Robin Taylor-Chadwick – Middle School Counselor of the Year Stephanie Campbell – High School Counselor of the Year Dr. Amalio Nieves – …

Councilman Marks provides update on Gerst Farm in Perry Hall, meeting to be held

NOTTINGHAM, MD—On Thursday morning, Baltimore County Councilman David Marks provided an update on the Gerst Farm property. Councilman Marks sent the following to NottinghamMD.com: For five years, I have blocked development of the Gerst Farm in Perry Hall. In 2015, I blocked a proposed Planned Unit Department that included a blend of apartments, townhouses, and single-family homes that would have …

Chapel Hill Elementary student emerges as winner of Peabody’s Young Artists Concerto Competition

TOWSON, MD —Taeyeon (Sophia) Park, a Grade 3 student at Chapel Hill Elementary, has earned first place in the Peabody Young Artist Concerto competition. As part of the Preparatory’s Concerto Competition Day, held on Nov. 17, the Young Artists Concerto Competition provides intermediate and advanced students, who are aged 14 and under, the opportunity to compete for a solo performance …

Maryland Department of the Environment recognizes local schools for ‘idle-free’ policy

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Some northeastern Baltimore County schools have been recognized by the Maryland Department of the Environment. MDE has published an “Honor Roll” recognizing schools that have established a “school idle reduction” policy. “(These schools) are making great strides to keep students, staff, and families safer by reducing vehicle emissions from unnecessary idling,” said MDE officials. MDE reminds parents that idling …

Hundreds sign petition to alleviate overcrowding at Perry Hall Middle School as new housing development looms

PERRY HALL, MD – In the wake of Baltimore County Board of Education’s decision to postpone addressing the overcrowded conditions at Perry Hall Middle School, residents are taking matters into their own hands. Earlier this week, resident Joe Norman created a petition to urge the Maryland General Assembly to pass the Build to Learn Act and to urge lawmakers to …