Education

More than 90 BCPS seniors earn Maryland Seal of Biliteracy

TOWSON, MD—Ninety-two Baltimore County Public Schools seniors have earned the Maryland Seal of Biliteracy this year, an honor that recognizes their high proficiency in listening, speaking, reading, and writing in one or more languages other than English. The award is presented by the state through Baltimore County Public Schools. BCPS is one of 20 Maryland counties along with Baltimore City …


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Baltimore County names 2020 Women of the Year

TOWSON, MD—Every year, March is designated Women’s History Month to honor women’s contributions in American society. This year’s theme is “Valiant Women of the Vote.” The theme honors “the brave women who fought to win suffrage rights for women, and for the women who continue to fight for the voting rights of others.” Baltimore County and the Women’s Commission will …


Arrest warrant issued for Nottingham teacher for performing sex acts on student

A warrant for the arrest of a Franklin High School teacher has been issued after detectives found she engaged in sex acts with a student. Ekatherine Pappas, 24, of Nottingham, 21236, taught Spanish at the school. She will be charged with sexual abuse of a minor, 4th degree sexual offense and related charges. The investigation shows Pappas has left the …

Middle River Middle, Orems Elementary, Golden Ring Middle to be air conditioned by 2017

The three remaining schools in the Sixth District in need of air conditioning will have it by 2017. Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz announced on Wednesday that the County will advance the State of Maryland’s share of school construction funding to expedite central air conditioner units for every remaining elementary and middle school classroom by fall 2017. The remaining schools …