Education, Events, Sci-Tech

Perry Hall High, Eastern Tech students excel at 2020 Superhero Science Fairs

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools students demonstrated their science superpowers at the school system’s 2020 Superhero Science Fairs, held on Feb. 29 at Dulaney High School. The school was the site of the 32nd annual Physics Olympics and 7th annual Chemathon for high school students and a STEM Fair for middle school students. Hereford High’s Team #2 earned first place …


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Parkville High student wins first place in BCPS ‘Champions of Courage’ essay contest

PARKVILLE, MD—A Parkville High School student has taken top honors in this year’s Baltimore County Public Schools “Champions of Courage” essay contest. Trisha Orogo took first place at an awards ceremony held on Saturday, February 1, at Martin’s West. Four BCPS students were named finalists in the 32nd annual Black History Month essay competition, presented by M&T Bank. The four …


Parkville High School student among ‘Champions of Courage’ essay competition finalists

TOWSON, MD—Four Baltimore County Public Schools students have been named finalists in the 32nd Annual “Champions of Courage” Black History Month Essay Competition presented by M&T Bank. They will appear this winter, along with 16 other Baltimore-area student finalists, on FOX45, The CW Baltimore, and MyTV Baltimore saluting their personal heroes. The finalists from BCPS are: Sharcorya Jones, Milford Mill …

Nottingham man named first FishMaryland Master Angler Award recipient

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Natural Resources has recognized its first FishMaryland Master Angler Award recipient. Gary Simpson, of Nottingham, caught a total of 10 different species meeting all the minimum set requirements of the department’s new recreational fishing award program. Simpson’s award-sized catches include: chain pickerel, largemouth bass, white perch, walleye, striped bass, crappie, smallmouth bass, blue crab, red …

Loch Raven Technical Academy student to compete in annual Celebration of Music [VIDEO]

TOWSON, MD—Avery Markakis, a Grade 7 student at Loch Raven Technical Academy, is seeking online votes to move forward in the Celebration of Music contest. The national youth talent search, hosted by 18-year-old Ethan Bortnick, begins with a regional round. The competition is open to bands, musicians, singers, and dancers from ages 4 to 25. T The Baltimore competition features …

Maryland student artists compete to design ‘I VOTED’ sticker for 2020 elections

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland State Board of Elections, in partnership with the Fine Arts Office of the Maryland State Department of Education, has extended the deadline for submissions in a statewide “I VOTED” Sticker State Elections Student Art Competition. The competition is accepting entries until October 25th and is open to all public school students, from pre-K through 12th grade. The …

Cow scavenger hunt announced at Chick-Fil-A in Nottingham

NOTTINGHAM, MD – The cows are on the loose. Chick-Fil-A in Nottingham Square has announced that 100 of their mini-cows have “escaped.” The restaurant is asking local residents and customers to help wrangle up the strays and return them by July 9th, which just happens to be Cow Appreciation Day. On July 9th, customers who dress like a cow get …

Students from Honeygo Elementary, Perry Hall High named winners of Black History Month writing contest

TOWSON, MD – The winners of Baltimore County Public Schools annual Black History Month Writing Contest have been announced. More than 100 students entered the contest, which was cosponsored by the BCPS Offices of English Language Arts and Social Studies. Entries were received from 21 elementary schools, 10 middle schools, and three high schools. The honored students are: K – …