Education

Pine Grove Middle School educator named BCPS School Counselor of the Year

TOWSON, MD—Each year, the Baltimore County Association for Counseling and Development recognizes outstanding school counselors for their contributions to students, schools, and the school counseling profession. “Our school counselors are essential to the academic progress and personal development and well-being of our students,” said Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Darryl L. Williams. “Awards presented by the Baltimore County Association …


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BCPS student artists honored at 34th Annual High School Art Exhibition

TOWSON, MD—Dozens of awards were presented to Baltimore County Public Schools’ students during a reception and awards ceremony for BCPS’ 34th Annual High School Art Exhibition. The juried exhibition features more than 100 artworks by students across the county. The exhibition remains on display at Goucher College’s Rosenberg Gallery through Thursday, June 2, 2022. The gallery, located at 1021 Dulaney …


2022 BCPS Film Expo honors 17 projects from 11 schools

TOWSON, MD—The 2022 BCPS Film Expo event showcased films produced by Baltimore County Public Schools students from 11 schools. Held on May 17 at The Senator Theatre, the BCPS Film Expo is Baltimore County’s largest student film competition. In its seventh year, the competition attracted 158 film, GIF, and poster entries from six middle schools and 16 high schools. Seventeen …

Olszewski announces $70 million investment in Baltimore County school construction

TOWSON, MD—County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Monday was joined by House Speaker Adrienne Jones, Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Darryl Williams, and Baltimore County Council Chairman Julian Jones to announce $70 million in new investments in school construction for Fiscal Year 2023. Standing inside of Scotts Branch Elementary School, Olszewski announced that the school would be rebuilt from the ground …

Perry Hall High School student’s work featured in art exhibition at Lewis Museum [VIDEO]

PERRY HALL, MD—Artwork by five Baltimore County Public Schools students is featured in the 2021 High School Virtual Juried Art Show at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of African American History and Culture. Starlette Franklin, a Grade 11 student at Towson High School, earned third place honors in the exhibition and her work was featured on the invitation announcement. Other …

Baltimore County Board of Education requests community input on proposed changes to BCPS high school construction plan

TOWSON, MD—Annually, the Baltimore County Board of Education reviews Baltimore County Public Schools’ school construction plans and considers requests for state and county funding. Priority projects are included in funding requests. Not surprisingly, there are always many more needs than available funding. The Board votes on each request separately and can amend the request based on needs. In recent years, …

Director of DPW to retire, Olszewski makes other Baltimore County personnel announcements

TOWSON, MD—County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Friday made several important personnel announcements, filling key Baltimore County positions. “The key to building a better Baltimore County is building a great team, and I’m thrilled that these talented individuals will put their experience and passion to work on behalf of our residents and communities,” Olszewski said. Department of Public Works Acting Director …

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 …