Education, Events

BCPS hosting FAFSA Frenzy to help parents of graduating seniors seek financial aid for college

It’s time for parents of graduating seniors to complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). All federal grant and loan awards are determined by this free application, and nearly all colleges use the FAFSA as the basis for their own financial aid awards. To help more seniors and their families complete the FAFSA, Baltimore County Public Schools is …


Education

Kenwood High School closes early, after-school activities cancelled

An Essex high school closed early on Tuesday due to unexpected maintenance. Advertisement At 12:31 p.m., Baltimore County Public Schools tweeted that Kenwood High School would be closed at 1 p.m. due to a “maintenance issue.” All evening and after-school activities at Kenwood High School have also been cancelled for Tuesday. There has been no word as to whether the …


Nottingham-area high schools among region’s 50 best

One quarter of the region’s 50 best public high schools are in Baltimore County, according to annual rankings compiled by Niche, based on data from the U.S. Department of Education and test scores, college data, and ratings collected from Niche users. The following 13 Baltimore County Public Schools appeared in the top 50 overall: School, ranking Hereford High School, 7th …

BCPS earns national honors for music education, digital citizenship, and communications in 4th quarter

TOWSON, MD. – During the months of April through June, Baltimore County Public Schools continued to earn recognition for its students, schools, and staff. National awards included system-wide excellence in music education, digital citizenship, and communications. “Looking back on the 2017-2018 school year, I am simply amazed by the depth and the range of talent demonstrated by our students, staff, …

Rising BCPS seniors invited to participate in summer college boot camps

TOWSON, MD – This summer, BCPS rising seniors (students who will enter Grade 12 in the 2018-2019 school year) are invited to participate in free regional or school-specific Summer College Boot Camps. Each camp will vary, but all will offer information and resources on the process of selecting and applying to a college and applying for financial aid. Some camps …

Perry Hall, Parkville high school students honored at 32nd annual High School Art Exhibit

TOWSON, MD. – Baltimore County Public Schools students earned honors at the awards reception for the 32nd 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) …