Business, Education

Kenwood High, Overlea High, Eastern Tech recognized at Baltimore County Student Councils virtual end-of-year ceremony

TOWSON, MD—Leaders with Baltimore County Student Councils gathered at an online ceremony last week to celebrate the year’s achievements and present awards. The Principal of the Year – High School Award was presented to Brian Powell of Kenwood High School. In announcing the award, Makenna Hakim, a senior at Towson High School and BCSC’s chief of staff, described Powell as …


Education, Entertainment, Events

BCPS students, teachers participate in Take a Leap Baltimore County Dance Celebration

TOWSON, MD – Baltimore County Public Schools dance students and teachers are participating in the annual Take A Leap Baltimore County Dance Celebration. This year’s celebration, taking place through February 29, features national and regional professional performers, master classes with guest artists, and showcases of local student dance and choreography. Featured performances at the Gordon Center include contemporary dance from …


Loch Raven Technical Academy educator, a Perry Hall resident, honored by State Board of Education

PERRY HALL, MD—A teacher at Loch Raven Technical Academy who lives in Perry Hall was honored this week. Michelle St. Pierre was honored in front of the Maryland State Board of Education as the 2019 Maryland Civic Engagement Champion. St. Pierre is a social studies teacher at Loch Raven Technical Academy. The National Association of State Boards of Education in September named …

51 BCPS students selected for All-County Honors Dance Ensembles

TOWSON, MD—Fifty-one dance students from 17 Baltimore County public schools have been named to the BCPS High School and Middle School All-County Honors Dance Ensembles for the 2019-2020 school year. “We are thrilled to see our All-County ensembles continue to grow and strengthen with the addition of more dance programs in our middle and high schools,” said Sonia Synkowski, BCPS …

Loch Raven Technical Academy student to compete in annual Celebration of Music [VIDEO]

TOWSON, MD—Avery Markakis, a Grade 7 student at Loch Raven Technical Academy, is seeking online votes to move forward in the Celebration of Music contest. The national youth talent search, hosted by 18-year-old Ethan Bortnick, begins with a regional round. The competition is open to bands, musicians, singers, and dancers from ages 4 to 25. T The Baltimore competition features …

Perry Hall/Nottingham resident named a national Civic Engagement Champion

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The National Association of State Boards of Education has named Michelle St. Pierre, a social studies department chair and magnet coordinator at Loch Raven Technical Academy, one of its four national Civic Engagement Champions for her work promoting civics education and active citizenship. In partnership with the Frank Islam Institute for 21st Century Citizenship, the National Association of State …