Education, Events

BCPS hosting FAFSA Frenzy to help parents of graduating seniors seek financial aid for college

It’s time for parents of graduating seniors to complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). All federal grant and loan awards are determined by this free application, and nearly all colleges use the FAFSA as the basis for their own financial aid awards. To help more seniors and their families complete the FAFSA, Baltimore County Public Schools is …


Business, Education

Chesapeake High, Towson High students named 2019 Coca-Cola Scholar semifinalists

TOWSON, MD — Heather Howard of Chesapeake High School and Mofeed Najib of Towson High School are among the 1,896 students just named 2019 Coca-Cola Scholar semifinalists. Howard, Najib, and the other semifinalists were selected – based on their leadership, academics, and service – from among the more than 95,000 students who applied from across the nation. Forty Maryland students …


Public invited to informal sessions with BCPS interim superintendent at Perry Hall, Chesapeake High

Baltimore County Public Schools Interim Superintendent Verletta White will host a Learning and Listening Tour throughout the month of October. The five sessions provide an opportunity for Team BCPS students, families, staff, and community members to join White for informal conversation. Time: 6 – 7 p.m. on each night When and Where: Tuesday, Oct. 2 Catonsville High School 421 Bloomsbury …

Rising BCPS seniors invited to participate in summer college boot camps

TOWSON, MD – This summer, BCPS rising seniors (students who will enter Grade 12 in the 2018-2019 school year) are invited to participate in free regional or school-specific Summer College Boot Camps. Each camp will vary, but all will offer information and resources on the process of selecting and applying to a college and applying for financial aid. Some camps …

Incoming BCPS superintendent Verletta White to ask public for input on next strategic plan

Verletta White, who was recently appointed superintendent of Baltimore County Public Schools, will host a Learning and Listening Tour throughout May 2018. The five sessions will begin the process of gathering input directly from Team BCPS students, families, staff, and community members to inform the system’s next strategic plan. All are invited to join Superintendent White for informal conversation on …

BCPS to host FAFSA Frenzy to help parents seek financial aid for college

Now is the time for parents of graduating high school seniors to complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). All federal grant and loan awards are determined by this free application, and nearly all colleges use the FAFSA as the basis for their own financial aid awards. To help more seniors and their families complete the FAFSA, Baltimore …