Business, Education, Events, Family

Education Foundation: Support Baltimore County Public Schools on Giving Tuesday

TOWSON, MD—”Giving Tuesday” is here, and when it comes to supporting causes close to the heart, the Education Foundation of Baltimore County is asking Baltimore County residents to support BCPS students, teachers, and schools. “By selecting and investing in The Education Foundation of BCPS,” says Deborah Phelps, executive director of the foundation, “you can select one of our innovative grants, …


Business, Education, Events, Family

2022 ‘Share the Warmth’ campaign collects winter accessories and wellness items for BCPS students

TOWSON, MD—Community members are invited to contribute new/unused winter accessories and wellness items to support Baltimore County Public Schools students during the winter months. The Education Foundation of BCPS, Inc.’s “Share the Warmth” campaign accepts such items year-round but focuses its collection efforts from the fall through January. “Recent chilly mornings remind us that even harsher weather will arrive soon,” …


First Financial commits $50,000 to grants program for Baltimore County Public Schools

SPARKS, MD— At a reception honoring recipients of its 2021-2022 and 2022-2023 “Putting Students First Grant” program, First Financial Federal Credit Union announced a $50,000 commitment to Baltimore County Public Schools over the next five years. Beginning in the 2023-2024 school year, the credit union will award 10 $1,000 grants each year through the 2027-2028 school year. Putting Students First …

Community, business partners invited to contribute to The Education Foundation’s Tools for School supply drive

  TOWSON, MD—The Education Foundation of BCPS, Inc., is hosting its annual drive to collect new school supplies for Baltimore County Public Schools’ students. Called Tools for School, the drive encourages the school system’s community members and business partners to collect or purchase supplies or make a monetary donation. “One of the most stressful things for students and families is …

Red House Run groundbreaking, Exchangeree ribbon-cutting held in Rosedale on Thursday

ROSEDALE, MD—Two separate education-related ceremonies were held in Rosedale on Thursday. Firstly, BCPS Superintendent Dr. Darryl L. Williams and Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski joined members of the Board of Education of Baltimore County and the Baltimore County delegation in officially breaking ground for a new replacement school for Red House Run Elementary School. The $59.7 million project will nearly …

Ribbon-cutting to be held for educator resource center’s new Rosedale location

ROSEDALE, MD—The Education Foundation of Baltimore County Public Schools will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new location of its eastside Exchangeree. The event will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, June 29, at The Exchangeree: Gizmos and Gadgets Galore, located at 6929 Golden Ring Road in Rosedale (21237). The Exchangeree: Gizmos and Gadgets Galore, in partnership with Merritt …

Schools in Nottingham, Perry Hall, Carney, Rosedale recognized in Team BCPS Clean Green 15 Litter Challenge

TOWSON, MD— Baltimore County’s land and waterways are significantly cleaner this year thanks to those who generously volunteered their time for the Team BCPS Clean Green 15 Litter Challenge. More than 5,200 student and community volunteers and 63 schools participated in 456 litter cleanups throughout Baltimore County during 2021-2022, making this a record year for the annual challenge. The challenge, …

BCPS student artists honored at 34th Annual High School Art Exhibition

TOWSON, MD—Dozens of awards were presented to Baltimore County Public Schools’ students during a reception and awards ceremony for BCPS’ 34th Annual High School Art Exhibition. The juried exhibition features more than 100 artworks by students across the county. The exhibition remains on display at Goucher College’s Rosenberg Gallery through Thursday, June 2, 2022. The gallery, located at 1021 Dulaney …