Education

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 …


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Kenwood High, Overlea High, Eastern Tech recognized at Baltimore County Student Councils virtual end-of-year ceremony

TOWSON, MD—Leaders with Baltimore County Student Councils gathered at an online ceremony last week to celebrate the year’s achievements and present awards. The Principal of the Year – High School Award was presented to Brian Powell of Kenwood High School. In announcing the award, Makenna Hakim, a senior at Towson High School and BCSC’s chief of staff, described Powell as …


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 …

Rosedale location added to BCPS Mobile Meal Distribution Program, effective May 11

ROSEDALE, MD— The Fontana Village Community Center in Rosedale has been added to the list of distribution locations for the Baltimore County Public Schools’ Mobile Meal Program, effective Monday, May 11. At all sites, Baltimore County Public Schools students will receive a breakfast, lunch, and snack on Monday through Wednesday. On Thursday, students will receive two breakfasts, two lunches, and …

Dundalk, Middle River locations added to BCPS mobile meal distribution program

TOWSON, MD—Holabird East Apartments, Martin Boulevard Elementary School, and Norwood Elementary School have been added to the list of distribution locations for the Baltimore County Public Schools’ Mobile Meal Program, effective Monday, May 4. At all sites, students will receive a breakfast, lunch, and snack on Monday through Wednesday. On Thursday, students will receive two breakfasts, two lunches, and two …

Boehl to run for House of Delegates in District 8

Former East County Times and Dundalk Eagle news reporter Ben Boehl has announced that he will run for the House of Delegates in District 8 as a Republican. Boehl resides in Perry Hall with his wife Mary and children Andrew, Emily and Adam. “I am a local guy who has been a life-long resident of Baltimore County. I am a …

Eastern Tech team advances to VEX Robotics World Championship

TOWSON, MD – Eleven teams representing Baltimore County Public Schools have qualified to participate in the VEX Robotics World Championship, sponsored by the Northrop Grumman Foundation, to be held April 19 – 25 in Louisville, Ky. The participating teams are Dulaney High School team 1727G; Eastern Technical High School teams 5839E and 5839A; Hereford High School team 929U; Hereford Middle …