Business, Education, Events, Family

The Education Foundation to provide coats, art supplies, books for BCPS staff to distribute to students

NOTTINGHAM, MD— Through several events in January, The Education Foundation of Baltimore County Public Schools will be distributing materials to school system staff to be distributed to BCPS students. “Over the last several months, we have been reaching out to area businesses, individuals, and organizations seeking support for our RISE for a Brighter Future initiative and Share the Warmth campaign,” …


Education, Health, Politics

BCPS updates reopening plan to include option for phased-in hybrid learning

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools has updated its reopening plan to include details about in-person instruction options for all students. Families may now choose to continue virtual learning or to begin hybrid learning, with timing driven by local and state health metrics. The newly added information pertains to three groups of students. In the plan’s new Appendix N, guidance is …


BCPS Superintendent presents proposed FY2022 budget, acknowledges challenge of serving students with greater needs during period of limited resources

TOWSON, MD— Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Darryl L. Williams presented a $1.67 billion operating budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2022 during the Board of Education of Baltimore County’s Jan. 5 meeting. ”Our budget is really about people,” Williams said, as he highlighted that salaries and benefits comprise 83 percent of the BCPS budget. The superintendent’s FY2022 budget proposal …

Baltimore County Public Schools officials announce revised reopening plan

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools has announced a revised Reopening Plan (which can be found online here or at the end of this article), which includes the following updates to the original plan: Appendix A: Safety Is Our True North (health and safety guidelines) Appendix I: Academic Support Centers Appendix J: SAT Offered at BCPS High Schools Appendix K: Athletics …

Parkville High School Resource Officer receives award

Officer Buie, the School Resource Officer for Parkville High School, has been given a Commanders Award by Parkville Precinct Commander Captain Steve Troutman. The reward is in recognition for his work with students at the school and his efforts to reach out to students who primarily spoke other languages. Back in October, a Multicultural Assembly was held at the school …

BCPS and BCoPD team up for student outreach at Parkville High School

Officials from Baltimore County Public Schools (BCPS) and the Parkville Precinct of the Baltimore County Police Department recently teamed up for student outreach at Parkville High School. Recently, representatives of the BCPS Department of School Safety met with school officials, BCPS ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) representatives, an Assistant Superintendent, and Parkville Precinct supervisors to discuss strategies on …