Education

Parkville High School retains full certification for engineering program

TOWSON, MD – After a thorough review by the Maryland State Department of Education, the Project Lead the Way (PLTW) engineering programs at Parkville, Pikesville, and Woodlawn high schools have retained their full certification status from MSDE for the next five years. With this status, students at the three schools who successfully complete the engineering five-course sequence and earn a …


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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 …


BCPS students honored at 33rd Annual High School Art Exhibit

NOTTINGHAM, MD – Baltimore County Public Schools students earned honors at the awards reception for the 33rd Annual High School Art Exhibit, held at the Rosenberg Gallery at Goucher College. The students recognized at the May 31 exhibit reception and their respective high schools and awards are: Laubheimer Awards (named after the late James Laubheimer, former BCPS coordinator of art) …

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 …

Parkville High, Eastern Tech students receive scholarships from Comcast

TOWSON, MD – Six Baltimore County Public Schools seniors were awarded $2,500 Leaders and Achievers® Scholarships from the Comcast NBCUniversal Foundation. One of them, Shane Shakoor, a student at Loch Raven High School, was selected to receive an additional $7,500 Comcast Founders Scholarship. The other five BCPS students earning Leaders and Achievers® Scholarships are: Fopefoluwa Atanda, Milford Mill Academy Heather …

Parkville High, Eastern Tech students honored at 45th annual Career and Technology Education celebration

TOWSON, MD – Baltimore County Public Schools honored 130 Career and Technology Education program seniors during a May 1 celebration at Towson University’s SECU Arena. The evening concluded with the announcement of the 19th Annual Anthony G. Marchione Awards for Excellence in Career and Technology Education. The CTE Advisory Council founded the award in honor of Dr. Marchione, who retired …

Artwork by Parkville High student to be featured in juried state exhibit at BWI airport

TOWSON, MD – Artwork by four students will represent Baltimore County Public Schools in the juried Maryland Art Education Association BWI Spring 2019 Youth Art Gallery. The BCPS students whose work was selected for the show are: •Yancy Quijada Amaya, of Parkville High, art teacher: Caitlin Tellie •Joel Ferman Hernandez, of Owings Mills High, art teacher: Alex Garove •Ethan Nagy, …

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: …