Education, Family, Health, Sci-Tech

BCPS expands meal options for students

UPDATE 2: BCPS has announced changes to the Mobile Meal Program. UPDATE: The list of available locations has been expanded. Original story below… —— TOWSON, MD—In addition to the previously announced free meals available from Baltimore County Public Schools, the school system expanded meal sites on Tuesday and will begin providing breakfast, lunch, and dinner at all sites on Wednesday, …


Education, Health, Sci-Tech

Meals to be made available for BCPS students during school closures

TOWSON, MD—Meals will be made available to students while Baltimore County Public Schools are closed over the next two weeks due to the coronavirus outbreak. Grab and Go meals from the BCPS Office of Food and Nutrition Services will be available Monday – Friday from March 16 – 27 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the following locations: SOUTHWEST …


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, …

Middle River Middle School department chair named Northrop Grumman Foundation Teachers Academy Fellow

TOWSON, MD—Anthony V. Carter, Jr., the career and technical education department chair at Middle River Middle School, has been selected as a 2019–20 Teacher Fellow in the Northrop Grumman Foundation Teachers Academy. Carter, a resident of Havre de Grace, is one of 26 middle school science, technology, and engineering teachers receiving this designation from the Northrop Grumman Foundation and the …

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 …

15 BCPS schools, 1 office earn instructional initiative grants from The Education Foundation of BCPS

TOWSON, MD—The Education Foundation of Baltimore County Public Schools has announced its newest 21st Century Instructional Initiative Grant recipients. Fifteen schools and one office earned 17 grants (most around $2,000 each). The total value of the grants is more than $32,500. Grants were awarded in the categories of Arts & Culture, Civic Literacy, Environmental Literacy, Global Awareness, and STEM (science, …

Baltimore County to offer free flu shots on October 19

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Baltimore County Health Department will be offering free flu shots later this month. The shots will be available in seven different locations throughout the county on Saturday, October 19, from 9 a.m. to noon. In northeastern Baltimore County, shots will be provided at Middle River Middle School, located at 800 Middle River Road (21220). Residents are encouraged to …

Chesapeake Bay Crossing Study meeting to be held in Middle River

MIDDLE RIVER, MD – As part of the ongoing Chesapeake Bay Crossing Study, four preliminary alternatives will be presented to the public this fall. Thus far, data has shown that these preliminary corridor alternatives are the only corridors to sufficiently meet the purpose and need in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), according to the Maryland Transportation Authority. …