Education

21 BCPS students named National Merit semifinalists

TOWSON, MD—Twenty-one Baltimore County Public Schools students from nine high schools have been named semifinalists in the 66th annual National Merit Scholarship Program coordinated by the National Merit Scholarship Corp. The honored students are: Catonsville High School Nikitha C. Mupparaju Sean O. Nowak Dulaney High School Serena Chen Grace Cong Kristine C. Xie Steven H. Zhang Eastern Technical High School …


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BCPS students invited to participate in back-to-school Instagram Live, student leadership training

TOWSON, MD—Two new Baltimore County Student Councils events this September are designed to allow students’ voices to be heard and to offer them assistance in becoming more effective leaders. On Wednesday, September 16, from 3 – 4 p.m., students are invited to participate in an Instagram Live conversation with Student Member of the Board Josh Muhumuza, a Dundalk High senior, …


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 …

Kenwood High, Overlea High, Eastern Tech recognized at Baltimore County Student Councils virtual end-of-year ceremony

TOWSON, MD—Leaders with Baltimore County Student Councils gathered at an online ceremony last week to celebrate the year’s achievements and present awards. The Principal of the Year – High School Award was presented to Brian Powell of Kenwood High School. In announcing the award, Makenna Hakim, a senior at Towson High School and BCSC’s chief of staff, described Powell as …

Rosedale location added to BCPS Mobile Meal Distribution Program, effective May 11

ROSEDALE, MD— The Fontana Village Community Center in Rosedale has been added to the list of distribution locations for the Baltimore County Public Schools’ Mobile Meal Program, effective Monday, May 11. At all sites, Baltimore County Public Schools students will receive a breakfast, lunch, and snack on Monday through Wednesday. On Thursday, students will receive two breakfasts, two lunches, and …

Dundalk, Middle River locations added to BCPS mobile meal distribution program

TOWSON, MD—Holabird East Apartments, Martin Boulevard Elementary School, and Norwood Elementary School have been added to the list of distribution locations for the Baltimore County Public Schools’ Mobile Meal Program, effective Monday, May 4. At all sites, students will receive a breakfast, lunch, and snack on Monday through Wednesday. On Thursday, students will receive two breakfasts, two lunches, and two …

Six BCPS students earn placement into Johns Hopkins Future Scholars Program

TOWSON, MD—High school juniors from three Baltimore County Public Schools have been accepted into the prestigious Johns Hopkins University’s Future Scholars Program for the upcoming school year, in addition to the previously announced Pikesville High students. Ten or fewer high school students from the Baltimore area are accepted into the Future Scholars Program each year. This year, six of those …

Perry Hall High, Eastern Tech students excel at 2020 Superhero Science Fairs

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools students demonstrated their science superpowers at the school system’s 2020 Superhero Science Fairs, held on Feb. 29 at Dulaney High School. The school was the site of the 32nd annual Physics Olympics and 7th annual Chemathon for high school students and a STEM Fair for middle school students. Hereford High’s Team #2 earned first place …