Education, Events

BCPS hosting FAFSA Frenzy to help parents of graduating seniors seek financial aid for college

It’s time for parents of graduating seniors to complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). All federal grant and loan awards are determined by this free application, and nearly all colleges use the FAFSA as the basis for their own financial aid awards. To help more seniors and their families complete the FAFSA, Baltimore County Public Schools is …


Artwork by BCPS students earned honors in two contests, one juried art exhibition

TOWSON – Artwork by Baltimore County Public Schools students has earned honors in two contests and one juried art exhibition. Two BCPS students earned honors in the Maryland Art Education Association Youth Art Month Maryland Flag Contest. Kimberly Zepeda Garcia, a Grade 10 student at Parkville High School, was named the high school level winner. Her art teacher is Matt …

School bus, police car collide in Middle River

Crews are on the scene of a Friday afternoon crash in Middle River. The crash was reported at just after 3 p.m. along Middle River Road at Martin Boulevard. Initial reports indicate that a Parkville High School bus collided with a police cruiser. Seven occupants of the bus are being evaluated. Several other vehicles were also involved in the crash. The …

SHA to hold public meeting in Parkville to discuss project to address congestion on I-695

A meeting will be held next month to discuss a project that should relieve congestion along I-695 in Baltimore County. The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration will be holding a public meeting in Parkville to discuss the Transportation Systems Management and Operations Project (TSMO). The meeting will be held on Thursday, January 17, 2019, from 5:30 p.m. to …

Parkville, Towson students named among 1,044 national QuestBridge Scholars

TOWSON, MD – Two Baltimore County Public Schools students – Ozioma Mbaekwe of Parkville High School and Maya Williams of Towson High School – have been named among the nation’s 1,044 newest QuestBridge Scholars. Through the QuestBridge National College Match, Mbaekwe has received a full four-year scholarship to Stanford University, and Williams has received a full four-year scholarship to Bowdoin College. At …