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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 …


Politics

Former Baltimore County Executive Ted Venetoulis dies at 87

TOWSON, MD—Former Baltimore County Executive Theodore G. “Ted” Venetoulis has died at 87 years of age. Venetoulis (D) served as the sixth Baltimore County Executive from 1974 to 1978. He ran for Governor of Maryland in 1978 but lost the Democratic primary election to Harry R. Hughes. Ted Venetoulis has been a trustee at Goucher College; a founder and director …


BCPS students, teachers participate in Take a Leap Baltimore County Dance Celebration

TOWSON, MD – Baltimore County Public Schools dance students and teachers are participating in the annual Take A Leap Baltimore County Dance Celebration. This year’s celebration, taking place through February 29, features national and regional professional performers, master classes with guest artists, and showcases of local student dance and choreography. Featured performances at the Gordon Center include contemporary dance from …

BCPS students honored at 33rd Annual High School Art Exhibit

NOTTINGHAM, MD – Baltimore County Public Schools students earned honors at the awards reception for the 33rd Annual High School Art Exhibit, held at the Rosenberg Gallery at Goucher College. The students recognized at the May 31 exhibit reception and their respective high schools and awards are: Laubheimer Awards (named after the late James Laubheimer, former BCPS coordinator of art) …

Overlea High students to perform in groundbreaking Baltimore Choral Arts Society production

OVERLEA, MD – On Sunday, May 12 (Mother’s Day), 22 members of Overlea High School’s Honors Chorale will perform in the U.S. premiere of a groundbreaking “community opera” – Jonathan Dove’s The Monster in the Maze – presented by Baltimore Choral Arts Society. The Monster in the Maze is one half of a show, titled Captivity to Liberty, which will …

Crossroads Center’s Kristen Nielsen named 2019-20 BCPS Teacher of the Year

TOWSON, MD – Crossroads Center student Abby Lawson is just a few weeks away from graduation, and she credits her English language arts teacher, Kristen Nielsen, for helping her get there and being her inspiration. “Unfortunately, not every school can have her, but I was blessed with her, and everything she’s done for me,” Lawson said. Nielsen, a champion for …

New Baltimore County Executive sworn in at Inauguration 2018

John Olszewski, Jr. was sworn in on Monday as Baltimore County’s fourteenth County Executive, vowing to create a more modern, transparent and open government. More than one thousand invited guests, elected officials, county employees, and members of the public celebrated the inauguration of local government officials in the executive, legislative and judicial branches. The inaugural ceremonies took place at Towson …

Mohler announces 2018 Baltimore County citizen survey

Baltimore County Executive Don Mohler announced on Thursday that the county would conduct its first citizen survey in nearly a decade. The survey will be mailed to randomly selected county citizens beginning in October and will provide the county with critical data on how to best serve those who live, work and play in our communities. “As we continue to strive …