Business, Education, Politics

Public invited to provide input about future of BCPS facilities

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools and the Baltimore County Government are inviting the public to take a survey and provide public comment about school facilities as part of the Multi-Year Improvement Plan for All Schools (MYIPAS). The purpose of MYIPAS is to develop a long-range plan for identifying and prioritizing capital improvements to all schools. “I encourage students, families, staff, …


Education, Events, Sci-Tech

BCPS to hold ‘A Conversation on Race’ virtual event

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Public schools is inviting the public to watch “A Conversation on Race and Racism in America and Baltimore County Public Schools.” The first-of-its-kind virtual event will be held on Wednesday, July 8, from 4 – 6 p.m., and simulcast over several platforms including BCPS-TV and Microsoft Teams. A simultaneous watch party on Instagram Live will be hosted …


BCPS seeks community input on reopening for upcoming school year

TOWSON, MD— TOWSON, MD. – What should Baltimore County Public Schools consider as it prepares for the upcoming 2020-2021 school year? To help with that preparation, BCPS is asking students, parents/caregivers, staff, and community members to provide feedback through the new BCPS Reopening Survey. “Hearing from the entire community will help us craft a plan for next school year that …

Baltimore County Public Schools again recognized as Common Sense District

TOWSON, MD—Common Sense, a national nonprofit dedicated to helping children and families thrive in a world of media and technology, has recognized Baltimore County Public Schools as a 2019-2021 Common Sense District. BCPS has maintained this designation since 2016. “BCPS takes a whole-community approach to preparing all students to think critically and use technology responsibly to learn, create, and participate,” …

Essex, Woodlawn principals named 2020 BCPS Principals of the Year

TOWSON, MD—During several recent virtual school staff meetings, BCPS Superintendent Dr. Darryl L. Williams surprised three Baltimore County school administrators with an unexpected but great announcement. To each school’s staff, he broke the big news — Mars Estates Elementary’s Kelly O’Connell is the 2020-21 Elementary Principal of the Year; Woodlawn Middle’s Rochelle Archelus is the 2020-21 Middle School Principal of …

Elected officials, community leaders share congratulatory videos for BCPS Class of 2020

TOWSON, MD—With virtual graduation ceremonies less than a week away, nearly two dozen elected officials and community leaders have congratulated the BCPS Class of 2020 by offering well wishes and words of wisdom through videos posted online. Now, the community can do the same. The #DearBCPSGrads campaign gives everyone the opportunity to offer congratulations and remarks by sharing videos or …

Education Foundation of BCPS to open The Exchangeree at The AVENUE at White Marsh

NOTTINGHAM, MD— THE AVENUE at White Marsh announced on Monday that, thanks to their partnership with The Education Foundation of Baltimore County Public Schools, they will soon open a pop-up location for their newest venture – The Exchangeree: Gizmos and Gadgets Galore at THE AVENUE. The Exchangeree at THE AVENUE will serve as a collaborative teacher resource destination, supporting Baltimore …

BCPS Superintendent Dr. Darryl Williams issues statement regarding recent civil unrest

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Darryl L. Williams on Monday issued the following statement to the BCPS community regarding recent civil unrest in local communities: “Weekly, I have been sending messages updating you on our COVID-19 response including our Continuity of Learning Plan, but this message is different and honestly, it is urgent. This communication is sent to …