Education, Entertainment, Events

2022 BCPS Film Expo honors 17 projects from 11 schools

TOWSON, MD—The 2022 BCPS Film Expo event showcased films produced by Baltimore County Public Schools students from 11 schools. Held on May 17 at The Senator Theatre, the BCPS Film Expo is Baltimore County’s largest student film competition. In its seventh year, the competition attracted 158 film, GIF, and poster entries from six middle schools and 16 high schools. Seventeen …


Education, Events, Sci-Tech

Eastern Tech senior earns first place in regional Brain Bee

ESSEX, MD—Amanda Nwokoro, a senior at Eastern Technical High School, earned first place in a regional Brain Bee held at Stevenson University and has qualified to compete in the 2020 USA Brain Bee Championship to be held March 27 – 29 on the campus of the Northeast Ohio Medical School. The Brain Bee is an international neuroscience competition for high …


Maryland School for the Blind Paraprofessional honored with national award

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Lori Adamo, a Paraeducator at The Maryland School for the Blind (MSB), has been named the Council of Schools for the Blind (COSB) 2019 Outstanding Paraprofessional for Students with Visual Impairments. Annually, the organization recognizes the contributions of remarkable individuals nationally who work with students who are blind or visually impaired. The winners are chosen by Principals of Schools …

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 …

Kamenetz rejects Trump plan to deport undocumented students

Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz on Monday said he would support the efforts of the five colleges located in Baltimore County to protect the status of students who first arrived in this country as undocumented children. In a letter sent to the Chancellor of the University System of Maryland as well as the presidents of the Community College of Baltimore …