Education, Government, Science

Olszewski announces BaltCo Litter Blitz, anti-litter campaign

TOWSON, MD – Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski celebrated Earth Day in Randallstown, hosting a stream cleanup and calling attention to the need for everyone to help reduce the litter that degrades communities and threatens waterways. He spotlighted two new anti-litter promotions – his BaltCo Litter Blitz promotion, and a new anti-littering ad campaign – speaking to a crowd of …


Education

Honeygo Elementary, Crossroads Center educators named finalists for BCPS Teacher of the Year

TOWSON, MD – Five dedicated BCPS educators have been named finalists for 2019-20 BCPS Teacher of the Year, including two from northeastern Baltimore County. Christina DeSimone, Catonsville High: DeSimone is in her fourth year as a child development teacher at Catonsville High. She previously taught seven years at Dundalk High. A second-generation BCPS educator, DeSimone leads her school’s community preschool …


Councilman Marks: Failure of state school construction funding puts responsibility on Baltimore County

by Councilman David Marks The 2019 session of the Maryland General Assembly will be remembered for many things, including a ban on polystyrene foam products and an increase in the minimum wage. It will also be remembered for the untimely death of House Speaker Michael Busch on the day before its legislative adjournment. The 2019 session will not be noted …

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: …

2019 BCPS Teacher of the Year nominees announced for Eastern Zone

Baltimore County Public Schools on Monday announced the nominees for the 2019 “Eastern Zone” Teacher of the Year award. Here are this year’s nominees, listed in alphabetical order by school. Stephanie Lawson, Battle Grove Elementary Terry Flynn, Battle Monument Cindy Laue, Bear Creek Elementary Stacey Steinberg, Berkshire Elementary Diane Pfeifer, Chapel Hill Elementary Carrie Sprucebank, Charlesmont Elementary Irene Check, Chase …