Education

New Maryland Report Card for Baltimore County schools released

Nearly 90 percent (88.8%) of Baltimore County’s 160 public schools evaluated in the new Maryland Report Card received 3, 4 or 5 star ratings. Sixty percent earned 4 or 5 star ratings, the highest ratings possible in the state’s new accountability system. Ninety-nine percent of Baltimore County’s elementary schools received 3, 4 or 5 stars, and 73 percent earned 4 or …


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Chesapeake High, Towson High students named 2019 Coca-Cola Scholar semifinalists

TOWSON, MD — Heather Howard of Chesapeake High School and Mofeed Najib of Towson High School are among the 1,896 students just named 2019 Coca-Cola Scholar semifinalists. Howard, Najib, and the other semifinalists were selected – based on their leadership, academics, and service – from among the more than 95,000 students who applied from across the nation. Forty Maryland students …


Funeral arrangements announced for Justin Braswell, PHHS student who died over the weekend

Funeral arrangements have been announced for Justin Andrew Braswell of Nottingham, who died on Friday, November 16th.  The Perry Hall High School student was 16 years old. According to his obituary, Braswell was the son of Andy and Valarie Braswell, brother of Hailey Braswell, grandson of Lottie Spence, nephew of Rusty Lancellotti and his fiancé Allie Coufal as well as Christina Forrester …

School resource officer fatally shoots himself at Eastern Tech

A resource officer at a Baltimore County school reportedly took his own life on Monday. Police responded to Eastern Technical High School at around 1:30 p.m. after faculty members heard what sounded like a gunshot. Upon arrival, authorities found Officer Joseph Comegna inside the SRO office at the school. The officer had sustained what police surmise was a self-inflicted gunshot …

Gunpowder Elementary teacher named among Towson University’s Twenty Tigers in their Twenties

Brianna Sosnowski, a special educator at Gunpowder Elementary School, is among the Twenty Tigers in their Twenties recently honored by the Towson University Alumni Association. The program is designed to honor Towson University alumni, between the ages of 20 and 32, whose achievements have significantly enhanced their professions, communities, and/or Towson University. Sosnowski graduated from Towson University in 2014 with …

Parkville High School fall craft show, flea market to be held this weekend

The Parkville High School Athletic Boosters will be holding their fall craft show and flea market this weekend. The event will be held 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at the high school. The event will be held indoors and over 100 tables will be featured. Admission costs $0.50. Parkville High School is located at 2600 …