Education, Emergency Response, Sports

Loch Raven High School to host memorial soccer game in honor of Officer Amy Caprio

A local high school will host a memorial soccer game in honor of a slain police officer. Officer Amy Caprio was slain while on duty in the Perry Hall area in May. Loch Raven High School will host a memorial soccer game vs. Parkville High School on Wednesday evening at 6 p.m. Advertisement Officer Caprio was a 2006 graduate of …


Business, Education

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 …


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 …

BCPS establishes task force to explore school day length, schedules, start/end times

TOWSON, MD. – Baltimore County Public Schools has established a new task force to examine extending the length of the school day, secondary school student schedules, and start and end times for the school day. The new School Day Taskforce, which held its first meeting last week, is comprised of approximately 50 members representing central office staff, school administrators and …

Perry Hall High School students plan to join March 14 National Walkout

Students at Perry Hall High School are planning to join in the national walkout being planned for Wednesday, March 14. According to The Action Network, “Women’s March Youth EMPOWER is calling for students, teachers, school administrators, parents and allies to take part in a #NationalSchoolWalkout for 17 minutes at 10am across every time zone on March 14, 2018.” The National …

14-year-old charged in connection with lockdown at Loch Raven High School

A teenager is facing charges in connection with Thursday’s lockdown at Loch Raven High School. The 14-year-old boy responsible for bringing a pellet gun to the school, causing a school lockdown while police searched the building, has been charged as a juvenile with “disturbing activities at school” and “dangerous weapon on school property.” The School Resource Officer (SRO) was approached …