Crime, Police/Fire

Man who raped woman in Loch Raven High School parking lot sentenced to 40 years in prison

TOWSON, MD—A 30-year-old man has been sentenced to forty years in prison after raping a woman in a parking lot at Loch Raven High School. Brandon Saunders was convicted back in November on charges of first-degree rape, first-degree assault, and kidnapping. At around 3:00 a.m. on July 28, 2019, a woman accepted a ride from what is commonly referred to …


Crime, Police/Fire

30-year-old man convicted in connection with 2019 rape in Loch Raven High School parking lot

UPDATE: Saunders has been sentenced to 40 years in prison. Original story below… —— TOWSON, MD—A 30-year-old man has been convicted in connection with a 2019 rape that occurred in Baltimore County. Brandon Saunders, 30, was convicted by a jury this week on charges of first-degree rape, first-degree assault, and kidnapping. At around 3:00 a.m. on July 28, 2019, a …


Local BCPS educators’ artwork on display at 2021 Teacher as Artist exhibit

TOWSON, MD—The annual Baltimore County Public Schools’ Teacher as Artist exhibit is on display online and at school system headquarters. “Each school year we welcome this exhibition of artwork by our BCPS art educators and staff,” said Ryan Twentey, BCPS visual arts coordinator. “The exhibit highlights the skill and creativity of art educators who are also practicing artists. The artworks …

Overlea, Parkville, Perry Hall High School students recognized in Career and Technical Education annual ceremony

NOTTINGHAM, MD—In heartfelt videos, six Baltimore County Public Schools graduating seniors shared their appreciation recently for teachers, internships, and courses that gave them a head start on careers in their fields of interest. These videos are the centerpiece of the 47th Annual Career and Technical Education (CTE) Student Recognition Ceremony, which was held online this year and is available for …

155 BCPS students place in the top 10 in events at Future Business Leaders state conference

TOWSON, MD—More than 150 Baltimore County Public Schools students placed in the top 10 in their events at the 2021 Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) State Conference. Students who placed in the top four of their events may move on to compete at the online national conference in June. Students from 10 Baltimore County public high schools participated in …

Two BCPS high schools ranked among top 10 in Maryland

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Two BCPS high schools have been ranked among the top 10 in the state of Maryland. Eastern Technical High School and Western School of Technology and Environmental Science rank among the top 10 high schools in Maryland according to the 2021 Best High Schools list compiled by U.S. News & World Report. Five BCPS high schools ranked among the …

Perry Hall High School students place in top 10 in events at Future Business Leaders of America Regional Conference

NOTTINGHAM, MD – An impressive 268 Baltimore County Public Schools students placed in the top 10 in their respective events at the 2020 Future Business Leaders of America Regional Conference, which was held online throughout January, Twelve BCPS schools participated in the conference this year: Catonsville High School, Chesapeake High School, Dulaney High School, Eastern Technical High School, Hereford High …

12 BCPS high schools named among region’s 50 best, Perry Hall High School ranked No. 31

TOWSON, MD—Nearly a quarter of the region’s 50 best public high schools are in Baltimore County, according to 2021 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. In addition, Niche ranked George Washington Carver Center for Arts and Technology as the nation’s 58th …