Business, Education

Deana Giannelli of Perry Hall Middle School named Maryland Secondary Assistant Principal of the Year

PERRY HALL, MD—Being an assistant principal is not an easy job. Add a pandemic, online learning, and a ransomware attack and the role of being an instructional leader in 2020 is even more difficult. Despite the additional challenges this year brought, one Baltimore County Public Schools administrator was recently recognized as the best in the state. On December 23, Deana …


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BCPS student artwork on display on THE AVENUE at White Marsh

TOWSON, MD—The Avenue at White Marsh has partnered with Baltimore County Public Schools to produce the 2020 Winter Art Exhibition, featuring artwork by more than 170 BCPS students. Images were selected by a panel of judges and represent students from Kindergarten through Grade 12. Each week during the winter holiday season, five selected artworks from the online exhibition are displayed …


Perry Hall, Parkville educators to receive district arts awards at statewide reception

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Six Baltimore County Public Schools teachers and one principal have been recognized with district awards from the BCPS Office of Visual Arts through the Maryland Art Education Association (MAEA). In addition, two BCPS visual arts teachers have been nominated for state recognition. Since they cannot be honored in person at this time, the Office of Visual Arts surprised the …

Local students named winners in 2020 BCPS Film Expo

TOWSON, MD—Using live action and animation, Annabelle Jones, a student at George Washington Carver Center for Arts and Technology, created the lyrical film that earned best in show honors in the 2020 BCPS Film Expo. In its fifth year, the BCPS Film Expo is Baltimore County’s largest student film competition. This year’s event is being held as an online festival …

Councilman Marks: Ramps for disabled to be built at Carlisle Avenue

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks announced on Friday afternoon that new ramps for the disabled will be built at the northeastern and northwestern corners of Carlisle Avenue and Ebenezer Road in Perry Hall/Nottingham (21236). The request was made by a representative of the Silver Ridge Condominium Association, which includes many seniors. Construction on the ramps is expected to take …

Board of Education seeking public comment on boundary recommendations affecting Perry Hall, Carney schools

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools announced on Friday that the public has until Saturday, June 13, to comment on a proposed adjustment to the boundary lines of four Baltimore County schools now under consideration by the Board of Education of Baltimore County. The proposed boundary change, which was presented to the Board during its May 19 work session, is necessary …

BCPS releases list of cancelled meetings, events due to closure of schools

TOWSON, MD—During the state-mandated closure of Baltimore County’s public schools, from March 16 – 27, all school-based activities and meetings will be cancelled, beginning this weekend. This list includes, but is not limited to: SAT testing (scheduled for March 14) Loch Raven High’s Community Day (scheduled for March 14) Athletics competitions Meetings of Area Advisory Educational Councils (including the March …

BCPS middle school, high school students to test their STEM knowledge

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools students from 18 middle schools and 13 high schools will spend a Saturday morning testing their STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) knowledge by participating in the annual BCPS Physics Olympics, Chemathon, and Middle School STEM Fair. For the Physics Olympics and Chemathon the challenges aren’t revealed until the day of the event, but in general, …