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Local BCPS educators’ artwork on display at 2021 Teacher as Artist exhibit

TOWSON, MD—The annual Baltimore County Public Schools’ Teacher as Artist exhibit is on display online and at school system headquarters. “Each school year we welcome this exhibition of artwork by our BCPS art educators and staff,” said Ryan Twentey, BCPS visual arts coordinator. “The exhibit highlights the skill and creativity of art educators who are also practicing artists. The artworks …


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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 School student wins 3rd place, $5,000 scholarship at McCormick Unsung Heroes Awards

PARKVILLE, MD—The annual McCormick Unsung Heroes Awards gala looked slightly different this year, as on Monday night, the 80th edition of this event took place online due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Trading a ballroom for computer screens did not, however, change the significance of this honor or the pride beaming forth from 114 Unsung Hero honorees, as well as …

Local Girl Scout assembles, donates over 600 period cycle packs to Parkville High, Owings Mills High

PARKVILLE, MD—One local Girl Scout is doing her part to give back to the community during the COVID-19 pandemic. For Abby Letocha’s Girl Scout Gold Award project, she has already made over 600 period cycle packs of tampons, pads, and liners for distribution through the Student Support Network at Parkville High School and Owings Mills High School, according to Councilman …