Education

Board of Education forms superintendent search committee

During the December 11 meeting of the Board of Education of Baltimore County, in open session, Board Chair Kathleen Causey announced the creation of an “ad hoc” committee of the Board tasked with making recommendations to the full Board regarding a potential superintendent search. Advertisement It was announced that Board Vice Chair Julie Henn would serve as Chair of this committee. …


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Funeral arrangements announced for Justin Braswell, PHHS student who died over the weekend

Funeral arrangements have been announced for Justin Andrew Braswell of Nottingham, who died on Friday, November 16th.  The Perry Hall High School student was 16 years old. According to his obituary, Braswell was the son of Andy and Valarie Braswell, brother of Hailey Braswell, grandson of Lottie Spence, nephew of Rusty Lancellotti and his fiancé Allie Coufal as well as Christina Forrester …


Henn, Marks: Gunpowder Elementary School parking project moves forward

Baltimore County Councilman David Marks and School Board member Julie Henn announced on Thursday that the school system is advancing a long-needed expansion of the Gunpowder Elementary School parking lot. In a letter to Henn, Interim Superintendent Verletta White wrote, “We are aware of the need for additional parking spaces at Gunpowder Elementary School and have been working with our …

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 …

Verletta White named BCPS superintendent

The Baltimore County Board of Education voted on Tuesday to offer a four-year contract to Verletta White to serve as the permanent superintendent. White had served as interim superintendent since S. Dallas Dance resigned as superintendent at the end of June 2017. She was named the Baltimore County Public Schools permanent superintendent by an 8-4 vote on Tuesday. White, a …

Marks, Henn applaud added school safety funding

Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz will propose 106 additional positions for school counselors, social workers, psychologists, and Police School Resource Officers in his annual budget to be presented to the Baltimore County Council on Thursday, April 12. Councilman David Marks and Baltimore County Public Schools Board Member Julie Henn have applauded the decision. Also included in the budget are additional …