Education

Honeygo Elementary, Crossroads Center educators named finalists for BCPS Teacher of the Year

TOWSON, MD – Five dedicated BCPS educators have been named finalists for 2019-20 BCPS Teacher of the Year, including two from northeastern Baltimore County. Christina DeSimone, Catonsville High: DeSimone is in her fourth year as a child development teacher at Catonsville High. She previously taught seven years at Dundalk High. A second-generation BCPS educator, DeSimone leads her school’s community preschool …


Education

2019 BCPS Teacher of the Year nominees announced for Eastern Zone

Baltimore County Public Schools on Monday announced the nominees for the 2019 “Eastern Zone” Teacher of the Year award. Here are this year’s nominees, listed in alphabetical order by school. Advertisement Stephanie Lawson, Battle Grove Elementary Terry Flynn, Battle Monument Cindy Laue, Bear Creek Elementary Stacey Steinberg, Berkshire Elementary Diane Pfeifer, Chapel Hill Elementary Carrie Sprucebank, Charlesmont Elementary Irene Check, …


Students from Honeygo Elementary, Perry Hall High named winners of Black History Month writing contest

TOWSON, MD – The winners of Baltimore County Public Schools annual Black History Month Writing Contest have been announced. More than 100 students entered the contest, which was cosponsored by the BCPS Offices of English Language Arts and Social Studies. Entries were received from 21 elementary schools, 10 middle schools, and three high schools. The honored students are: K – …

Ribbon-cutting held at Honeygo Elementary School [VIDEO]

 It’s official. A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held on Tuesday morning at Honeygo Elementary School, the area’s first new school in over 25 years. Honeygo Elementary School Principal Charlene Behnke was joined by Baltimore County Public Schools Interim Superintendent Verletta White, Baltimore County Executive Don Mohler, Councilman David Marks, Councilwoman Cathy Bevins, BCPS Board Member Julie Henn, and many other elected officials. “Congratulations …

Ribbon-cutting to be held for new Honeygo Elementary School

UPDATE: View video from the ribbon-cutting ceremony here. Original story below… —— Honeygo Elementary School Principal Charlene Behnke will be joined by Baltimore County Public Schools Interim Superintendent Verletta White and Baltimore County Executive Don Mohler to officially “cut the ribbon” on Baltimore County’s newest elementary school. The ribbon-cutting will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, October 16, 2018. The …

Developer drops plans for Joppa Road child care center

The developer of a planned child care center has backed off of the proposal. Councilman David Marks, who strongly opposed the plan, released the following statement on Wednesday morning: “I have just been informed that the developer of the proposed day care center at Joppa Road and Kahl Avenue has dropped plans for the project. There will be no hearing …