Education, Events

Rising BCPS seniors invited to participate in summer college boot camps

TOWSON, MD – This summer, BCPS rising seniors (students who will enter Grade 12 in the 2019-2020 school year) are invited to participate in free regional or school-specific Summer College Boot Camps. Each camp will vary, but all will offer information and resources on the process of selecting and applying to a college and applying for financial aid. Some camps …


Education

BCPS announces 2019 Ethics Award winners

TOWSON, MD – As commencement exercises begin this week for Baltimore County’s comprehensive high schools, this year’s Ethics Award winners highlight the strengths of the Baltimore County Public Schools Class of 2019. Often called the highest student award BCPS bestows, the Ethics Award is given each year to one graduating senior from each high school who best exemplifies the values …


School resource officer at Overlea High receives SRO of the Year award

TOWSON, MD – When DJ Moore became a police officer, she never envisioned being seen as a “transformational leader” at a high school – but that is how Overlea High School Principal Monica Sample describes her. That is why Officer Moore has been named the high school level School Resource Officer of the Year for Baltimore County Public Schools. BCPS …

Overlea High students to perform in groundbreaking Baltimore Choral Arts Society production

OVERLEA, MD – On Sunday, May 12 (Mother’s Day), 22 members of Overlea High School’s Honors Chorale will perform in the U.S. premiere of a groundbreaking “community opera” – Jonathan Dove’s The Monster in the Maze – presented by Baltimore Choral Arts Society. The Monster in the Maze is one half of a show, titled Captivity to Liberty, which will …

Honeygo Elementary, Overlea High principals named 2019-20 BCPS Principals of the Year

TOWSON, MD – Honeygo Elementary’s Charlene Behnke and Overlea High’s Monica Sample were named the 2019-20 BCPS Elementary and Secondary Principals of the Year at last night’s Teacher and Principal of the Year ceremony at George Washington Carver Center for Arts and Technology. “Charlene Behnke and Monica Sample are not just dedicated to students, they are dedicated to the entire …

Students from Nottingham area serving as student pages during Maryland General Assembly

TOWSON, MD – When the Maryland General Assembly session ends on April 8, so will the service of 10 BCPS students assisting as 2019 student pages. Student pages are high school seniors selected to spend two nonconsecutive weeks in Annapolis during the General Assembly session to learn about the legislative process. For 2019, the BCPS seniors serving as pages are: …