Education

Overlea High principal named a 2019 Literacy Leader by Loyola University Maryland

Towson, MD – Loyola University Maryland’s School of Education has named Monica Sample, principal of Overlea High School, as one of its two 2019 Literacy Leaders. The Literacy Leader Award recognizes graduates of Loyola’s literacy master’s program specializing in either reading or literacy who promote literacy, demonstrate innovation in practices, exhibit principal leadership within the school or community, and model …


Education, Sports

Perry Hall Lady Gators head to state soccer championships

One local high school sports team is heading to the playoffs. The Perry Hall girls soccer team defeated Eleanor Roosevelt, 10-0, in the class 4A state soccer semifinals on Saturday in Upper Marlboro. Story continues below The Lady Gators will now battle Walt Whitman in the class 4A soccer championship at Loyola University’s Ridley Athletic Complex on Friday, November 16, …


Leader of BCPS Education Foundation named an Influential Marylander

Deborah S. Phelps, executive director of The Education Foundation of Baltimore County Public Schools, Inc., has been named an Influential Marylander by The Daily Record. The newspaper named 57 individuals to its 2018 list, divided into categories of civic leadership, communication, education, finance, freestyle, general business, healthcare, law, philanthropy, real estate, and technology. Phelps was among four individuals honored for …

Councilman David Marks to seek re-election

Baltimore County Councilman David Marks announced on Tuesday that he would seek re-election, pledging to continue his “record of bipartisan and independent leadership for the citizens of the Fifth District,” according to the official press release. “While other governments are embroiled in partisanship and stalemate, we have worked across party lines to deliver unprecedented results for the Fifth District—three new …

Gov. Hogan appoints Perry Hall resident to Baltimore County Board of Education

Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Thursday announced Governor Larry Hogan’s appointment of Perry Hall resident Julie Henn to the Baltimore County Board of Education. Julie Henn is currently serving as Chair of the Northeast Area Education Advisory Council of Baltimore County. Professionally, Julie is the Chief Information Officer and Director of Technology for QM Quality Matters, a global non-profit …