Education, Politics

Councilman Marks: overcrowding at Perry Hall Middle School to worsen

UPDATE: Councilman David Marks has issued the following press release: Following the release of new enrollment statistics, Baltimore County Councilman David Marks called today for immediate action to deal with severe overcrowding at Perry Hall Middle School. Perry Hall Middle, a school built for 1,643 students, will enroll more than 2,000 by the 2018-2019 school year. The enrollment climbed far …


Education, Politics

Councilman Marks: Time is now to push for relief at Perry Hall Middle School

by Councilman David Marks IGNORING PERRY HALL MIDDLE’S OVERCROWDING IS UNACCEPTABLE!!! As you know, one of my priorities as Perry Hall’s Councilman has been to reduce overcrowding at Perry Hall Middle School. It was the primary reason why we downzoned, lowered and blocked development in 2016 on more than 1,268 acres of eastern Perry Hall. Last fall, Superintendent Dance committed …


Perry Hall, Essex students named National Merit semifinalists

TOWSON, MD – Twelve Baltimore County Public Schools students from seven high schools have been named semifinalists in the 62nd annual National Merit Scholarship Program coordinated by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. One of those students attends Perry Hall High School and another attends Eastern Technical High School. The honored students are: Dulaney High School Julia L. Clark Meera A. …

Middle River Middle, Orems Elementary, Golden Ring Middle to be air conditioned by 2017

The three remaining schools in the Sixth District in need of air conditioning will have it by 2017. Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz announced on Wednesday that the County will advance the State of Maryland’s share of school construction funding to expedite central air conditioner units for every remaining elementary and middle school classroom by fall 2017. The remaining schools …