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BCPS principals, The Education Foundation announce new scholarship for future educators

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools’ principals have joined with The Education Foundation of BCPS, Inc., to launch the new Lead for Tomorrow in Education Scholarship for BCPS students interested in becoming educators. Up to six $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to graduating seniors at the end of the 2021-2022 school year. The scholarship application process is open to eligible BCPS …


Education

Education Foundation of BCPS announces new scholarship fund honoring Perry Hall, Parkville educator

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Education Foundation of Baltimore County Public Schools has announced a new scholarship fund established in honor of the late Arnold Potler, a veteran BCPS educator. Potler spent his entire career with Baltimore County Public Schools, with assignments at Sudbrook Middle School and Milford Mill, Parkville, Perry Hall, and Pikesville high schools. In addition to teaching science, Potler served …


Perry Hall, Parkville High School students named among “Champions of Courage” essay competition finalists

UPDATE: Perry Hall High School and Parkville High School students won first and second place. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—Five Baltimore County Public Schools students will appear on WBFF-TV FOX 45, WNUV-TV The CW Baltimore, and EBFF MyTV Baltimore saluting their personal heroes this January and February. The students are among the 15 area finalists in the 34th Annual …

Forty $500 scholarships made available for seniors attending Wednesday’s BCPS-HBCU Virtual College Fair

TOWSON, MD—The Education Foundation of Baltimore County Public Schools has announced that 40 book scholarships of $500 each will be awarded to high school seniors who participate in the fourth annual BCPS-HBCU Virtual College Fair. The online fair will be held Wednesday, Nov. 11, from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. and feature 41 colleges and universities (all but one of …

4th annual BCPS-HBCU Fair to offer virtual connections to college reps, instant admissions for students

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools has announced that this year’s BCPS-HBCU College Fair will be held virtually, providing an opportunity to connect students with more Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) than in previous years, including HBCUs from throughout the nation. All BCPS high school seniors are invited to participate in the free event on Wednesday, Nov. 11, from 9 …

More than 90 BCPS seniors earn Maryland Seal of Biliteracy

TOWSON, MD—Ninety-two Baltimore County Public Schools seniors have earned the Maryland Seal of Biliteracy this year, an honor that recognizes their high proficiency in listening, speaking, reading, and writing in one or more languages other than English. The award is presented by the state through Baltimore County Public Schools. BCPS is one of 20 Maryland counties along with Baltimore City …

Parkville High student wins first place in BCPS ‘Champions of Courage’ essay contest

PARKVILLE, MD—A Parkville High School student has taken top honors in this year’s Baltimore County Public Schools “Champions of Courage” essay contest. Trisha Orogo took first place at an awards ceremony held on Saturday, February 1, at Martin’s West. Four BCPS students were named finalists in the 32nd annual Black History Month essay competition, presented by M&T Bank. The four …

7 BCPS educators to receive district arts awards, 4 teachers nominated for state-level honors

TOWSON, MD—Six Baltimore County Public Schools teachers and one principal are set to be honored with district awards from the Maryland Art Education Association. In addition, four BCPS visual arts teachers have been nominated for state-level recognition. “We are honored to recognize these amazing educators for their service and dedication to their students, schools, and field of art education,” said …