Education

Eastern Tech educator awarded statewide honor

The Technology & Engineering Educators Association of Maryland (TEEAM) has selected Angela Waldrop, an engineering teacher at Eastern Technical High School, as the High School TEEAM Teacher Excellence Award winner for Maryland. To receive this award, a teacher must have an extensive background in technology and engineering education and must pursue meaningful ongoing professional development opportunities. Creative and innovative use …


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Arrangements announced for Officer Comegna

Viewing and funeral arrangements have been set for Officer Joseph Comegna. The former school resource officer at Eastern Tech took his own life in his office at the Essex school on Monday. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Schimunek Funeral Home, located at 9705 Belair Road in Perry Hall, on Thursday from 3 to 5 p.m. and from 7 to 9 p.m. …


School resource officer fatally shoots himself at Eastern Tech

A resource officer at a Baltimore County school reportedly took his own life on Monday. Police responded to Eastern Technical High School at around 1:30 p.m. after faculty members heard what sounded like a gunshot. Upon arrival, authorities found Officer Joseph Comegna inside the SRO office at the school. Advertisement The officer had sustained what police surmise was a self-inflicted …

Afterschool, evening activities cancelled at Eastern Tech following ‘medical emergency’ incident

UPDATE: Police now confirm that the SRO fatally shot himself – details here. Original story below… —— All afterschool and evening activities were cancelled at Eastern Technical High School on Monday following a “medical emergency.” At about 1:30 p.m., the Baltimore County Police Department said that officers responded to the school following a report of a medical emergency involving the …

Eastern Tech students honored with AP Capstone Diploma, AP Seminar and Research Certificate

Nineteen Pikesville and Eastern Technical high school students have earned the Advanced Placement® (AP®) Capstone Diploma, and 18 students from the same two schools earned the AP Seminar and Research Certificate™ during the 2017-18 school year. AP Capstone™ is a College Board program designed to prepare students for college and career success through the development of critical thinking, academic research, …

Nottingham-area high schools among region’s 50 best

One quarter of the region’s 50 best public high schools are in Baltimore County, according to annual rankings compiled by Niche, based on data from the U.S. Department of Education and test scores, college data, and ratings collected from Niche users. The following 13 Baltimore County Public Schools appeared in the top 50 overall: School, ranking Hereford High School, 7th …