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BCPS releases list of cancelled meetings, events due to closure of schools

TOWSON, MD—During the state-mandated closure of Baltimore County’s public schools, from March 16 – 27, all school-based activities and meetings will be cancelled, beginning this weekend. This list includes, but is not limited to: Advertisement SAT testing (scheduled for March 14) Loch Raven High’s Community Day (scheduled for March 14) Athletics competitions Meetings of Area Advisory Educational Councils (including the …


Education, Events, Sci-Tech

BCPS middle school, high school students to test their STEM knowledge

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools students from 18 middle schools and 13 high schools will spend a Saturday morning testing their STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) knowledge by participating in the annual BCPS Physics Olympics, Chemathon, and Middle School STEM Fair. For the Physics Olympics and Chemathon the challenges aren’t revealed until the day of the event, but in general, …


Outcry builds after Loch Raven High uses Trump image next to Nazi symbols in AP classroom

PARKVILLE, MD—Public outcry is building after students at Loch Raven High School were shown a classroom slide presenting President Donald Trump next to Nazi and communist symbols. A slide in an AP History class at the school showed President Trump alongside pictures of a Nazi swastika and hammer-and-sickle, which is frequently used to depict communism. The text “wants to round …

BCPS to host Black Saga countywide finals

TOWSON, MD—The public is invited to attend the finals of the annual Baltimore County Public Schools Black Saga Competition. Teams from elementary and middle schools from across the county will compete in a demonstration of their knowledge of African American history and culture. The keynote speaker for the finals will be Superintendent Dr. Darryl L. Williams. The finals are free, …

BCPS to host Black Saga regionals and countywide finals

TOWSON, MD—The public is invited to attend the regionals and finals of the annual Baltimore County Public Schools Black Saga Competition. Teams from elementary and middle schools from across the county will compete in a demonstration of their knowledge of African American history and culture. The keynote speaker for the regionals will be Douglas Handy, director of the Office of …

25 BCPS students to convene for welcoming retreat to new Outstanding Young Women Leaders Program at Towson University

TOWSON, MD—One Grade 11 student from each Baltimore County public high school has been selected to participate in the 2020 cohort of the Outstanding Young Women Leaders Program, a new initiative of the Towson University Women’s Leadership Collective. The Collective was conceived by Dr. Nancy Grasmick, the Presidential Scholar and Women’s Leadership Ambassador at Towson University.  It builds on the …

Baltimore County Police to graduate its 153rd recruit class

TOWSON, MD—On Tuesday evening, December 17, at 7:30 p.m., the 153rd Recruit Class will take their oath of office and join the ranks of the Baltimore County Police Department. The ceremony will be held at Loch Raven High School, located at 1212 Cowpens Avenue (21286). Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski will join Chief Melissa R. Hyatt in her first graduation …

BCPS to host Teacher Job Fair at Loch Raven High School in October

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools, the 25th largest school system in the nation, will be hosting a Teacher Job Fair for talented, highly qualified educators interested in joining Team BCPS. The event will be held on Monday, October 28, 2019, from 4-6 p.m. The school system is seeking all teachers including science, math, technology education, English, social studies, special education, …