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Governor Hogan declares October 19-23 Maryland Homegrown School Lunch Week

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan has designated October 19-23 as Maryland Homegrown School Lunch Week, an annual event that encourages students to learn about where their food comes from and all the fresh, local products Maryland producers have to offer. “This year more than ever, local farms and school food services have been essential in keeping Maryland students fed and nourished,” …


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Governor Hogan proclaims May 8 as Maryland Provider Appreciation Day

BALTIMORE, MD—Governor Larry Hogan has proclaimed May 8 as Maryland Provider Appreciation Day, as he recognized the exceptional efforts of all child care providers around the state, and called special attention to those serving children of essential personnel during the COVID-19 pandemic. Recognizing Provider Appreciation Day, Superintendent Dr. Karen Salmon, saluted the efforts of child care providers saying, “I want …


Maryland Department of Health launches electronic toolkit to help prevent overdose deaths

BALTIMORE, MD – In conjunction with International Overdose Awareness Day on Saturday, Aug. 31, the Maryland Department of Health will launch a new tool to help prevent overdose deaths — the Naloxone Electronic Toolkit. Naloxone is a medication that can reverse an opioid overdose and can help save lives when administered quickly and correctly. Created by MDH’s Behavioral Health Administration …

Parkville High School student wins top prize at BCPS Film Expo

In one documentary, art students shared favorite memories from their final high school field trip to Philadelphia. In another, art students described the supports they want from Baltimore County Public Schools to help them prepare for life as working artists. One student’s experimental film described a young man’s struggle to accept that he viewed the world only in slow motion. …

Parkville Middle principal named regional principal of the year by Magnet Schools of America

Erin O’Toole-Trivas, principal of Parkville Middle School, and Susan Ellerbee, multi-media magnet teacher at Randallstown High School, have been named Region 2 Principal of the Year and Region 2 Teacher of the Year by Magnet Schools of America. As regional winners in their categories, O’Toole-Trivas and Ellerbee are contenders to be named national winners during the closing reception of the …