Education, Entertainment, Events

BCPS Film Expo showcased local student films

TOWSON, MD – Move over, famous movie directors.  It’s time to make room for Eli Golding of George Washington Carver Center for Arts and Technology. At the 2019 BCPS Film Expo, Golding won both Best in Show and Best Documentary. His documentary, Illustrating History, about locally based and internationally-known artist Balage Balogh, impressed judges and the audience with its sophistication …


Education, Government

Marks, Henn call for Perry Hall Middle School redistricting

Elected officials are calling for a local middle school to be redistricted. On Monday, the Maryland General Assembly adjourned without passing the Build to Learn Act, which would have authorized an additional $400 million or more for school projects. As a result, several planned school projects have been delayed, including the new Nottingham-area middle school and renovations to Pine Grove …


Baltimore County Christmas tree lighting ceremony to be held Friday

Baltimore County’s annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony will take place on Friday, November 30 at 6 p.m. It will be held in the downtown Towson shopping district at Olympian Park, located at the corner of Allegheny Avenue and the traffic circle. This year’s festivities will feature Santa and Mrs. Claus arriving on a fire truck, free hot chocolate and cookies, …

Twelve schools win Team BCPS Clean Green 15 Litter Challenge

Baltimore County is a little bit cleaner and greener thanks to the efforts of school children and community members who participated in this year’s Team BCPS Clean Green 15 Litter Challenge. County Executive Don Mohler, Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Verletta White, and Debbie Phelps, Executive Director of the Education Foundation of Baltimore County Public Schools, announced on Tuesday morning …

Officer killed in Perry Hall

UPDATE 8: All four suspects are now in police custody. The first suspect arrested has been identified as 16-year-old Dawnta Anthony Harris. UPDATE 7: The fallen officer has been identified – click here for details. UPDATE 6: One suspect has been arrested. Three others remain at large. UPDATE 5: Parents of Perry Hall Elementary, Seven Oaks Elementary, and Gunpowder Elementary …

Perry Hall, Parkville schools recognized as Maryland Green Schools

Fifteen Baltimore County schools have been named 2018 Maryland Green Schools by the Maryland Association for Environmental and Outdoor Education. “This accomplishment is a testament to the hard work of our school leaders and educators, who are making sure that students embrace our need to take care of the environment,” said Interim Superintendent Verletta White. “We know that our students …