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BCPS to host online Back-to-School Summit

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools will host an online Back-to-School Summit (join here) to celebrate the start of the 2020 -2021 school year. The online summit will feature a discussion among BCPS Superintendent Dr. Darryl L. Williams and BCPS educators about virtual instruction and the school system’s reopening plan. The public is invited to view the summit online. The summit …


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WEEKLY ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland COVID-19 hospitalizations, positivity rate continue to decline

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Friday reported that COVID-19 hospitalizations in the state continued to fall along with the overall positivity rate. Previous zip code reports can be viewed here. Overall Metrics As of Friday, September 18, there have been 119,062 cases of novel coronavirus in Maryland. The state has now conducted 2,324,252 tests. The statewide positivity rate …


County Executive Olszewski, Superintendent Williams announce new initiatives to support Baltimore County families

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski and Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Darryl L. Williams on Thursday announced two new initiatives – Childcare Subsidies and Academic Support Centers – designed to help support families of young children during the challenging COVID-19 pandemic. “We have an obligation to support the working families hit hard by this pandemic as they navigate …

BCPS Superintendent Williams releases timeline of staff, student reentry to Baltimore County school buildings

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Darryl L. Williams on Thursday announced the school system’s timeline for staff and student reentry. “Since the pandemic began, we have had two primary concerns – the health and wellbeing of our students, staff, and community and continuing to support our students’ academic progress,” said Williams. “As I announced on August 27, we …

New option for BCPS families: outdoor enrollment

TOWSON, MD—Many parents and caregivers who need to enroll their children in Baltimore County Public Schools – or renew shared domicile status or verify residency – will have the opportunity to do so in person. Most BCPS schools will offer outdoor registration opportunities through Friday, Sept. 18. Parents and caregivers can visit the websites of their children’s schools for dates, …

ZIP CODE REPORT: Maryland COVID-19 hospitalizations continue to decline

EDITOR’S NOTE: NottinghamMD has transitioned to a weekly Zip Code Report to be published every Friday.  This will replace the daily “case counting” reports as Maryland’s key metrics continue to decline. Previous zip code reports can be viewed here. NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Friday reported that COVID-19 hospitalizations in the state continued to fall over the past …

BCPS Superintendent issues statement regarding announcement from Governor Hogan and State Superintendent Dr. Salmon

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Darryl Williams issued the following statement in response to the announcement of Governor Larry Hogan and State Superintendent Dr. Karen Salmon authorizing school systems to provide in-person instruction: “From the start of the pandemic, and as we began planning for the reopening of schools, we indicated we would work with Baltimore County health …

Baltimore County Public Schools announces plan for virtual education through January 2021

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools plans to begin the 2020-21 school year with virtual education, following approval secured Tuesday night from the Board of Education of Baltimore County. Following schedules designed by their schools, students will engage in live, virtual instruction with their teachers four days each week (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday), for 2 – 3.5 hours per day. …