Education, Sports

Chase Kalisz, BCPS grad, wins first gold medal for Team USA at Tokyo Olympics

HEREFORD, MD—A Baltimore County Public Schools graduate has won Team USA’s first gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics. Chase Kalisz, a Michael Phelps protege, won the men’s 400-meter individual medley at the Tokyo Aquatics Center.  Chase is a Hereford High School graduate and is competing in his second Summer Olympic Games. Phelps called the race for NBC some 50 yards …


Education

Perry Hall Middle School student elected Vice Chair of Baltimore County Junior Councils

PERRY HALL, MD—At the April 20 Baltimore County Student Councils General Assembly meeting, students elected the current BCSC president, first vice president, and community outreach director to serve again during the 2021-2022 school year. Students also elected officers for the newly established Baltimore County Junior Councils, which were created to enhance and nurture the influence and leadership of middle school …


Perry Hall High School girls’ soccer team cracks United Soccer Coaches national top 25 rankings

PERRY HALL, MD—A pair of local girls soccer teams have “kicked” things up a notch. Both the Perry Hall High School and Hereford High School girls’ soccer teams have cracked the United Soccer Coaches national top 25 high school rankings. PHHS came in at number 3 while Hereford HS came in at number 14. Coming in at number one was …

Baltimore County Student Councils announces launch of Baltimore County Junior Councils for middle school students

BALTIMORE COUNTY, MD—Baltimore County Student Councils, during its February general assembly meeting, voted to form an officially recognized Baltimore County Junior Councils organization for middle school students. Elections will be held virtually in April to select the Junior Councils officer team. “The middle school involvement within the Baltimore County Student Councils has grown exponentially over the past few years,” said …

Perry Hall High School students place in top 10 in events at Future Business Leaders of America Regional Conference

NOTTINGHAM, MD – An impressive 268 Baltimore County Public Schools students placed in the top 10 in their respective events at the 2020 Future Business Leaders of America Regional Conference, which was held online throughout January, Twelve BCPS schools participated in the conference this year: Catonsville High School, Chesapeake High School, Dulaney High School, Eastern Technical High School, Hereford High …

Perry Hall High School senior receives Outstanding Young Women Leaders Program award

PERRY HALL, MD—Six Baltimore County Public Schools seniors received awards and scholarships for their participation in the first cohort of the Outstanding Young Women Leaders Program, a partnership between Towson University and BCPS. The awards were presented during a virtual ceremony on January 28, which featured BCPS Superintendent Dr. Darryl L. Williams and Dr. Nancy S. Grasmick, Presidential Scholar and …