Education, Entertainment

Perry Hall High School student’s work featured in art exhibition at Lewis Museum [VIDEO]

PERRY HALL, MD—Artwork by five Baltimore County Public Schools students is featured in the 2021 High School Virtual Juried Art Show at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of African American History and Culture. Starlette Franklin, a Grade 11 student at Towson High School, earned third place honors in the exhibition and her work was featured on the invitation announcement. Other …


Business, Education

Baltimore County Board of Education requests community input on proposed changes to BCPS high school construction plan

TOWSON, MD—Annually, the Baltimore County Board of Education reviews Baltimore County Public Schools’ school construction plans and considers requests for state and county funding. Priority projects are included in funding requests. Not surprisingly, there are always many more needs than available funding. The Board votes on each request separately and can amend the request based on needs. In recent years, …


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 …

12 BCPS high schools named among region’s 50 best, Perry Hall High School ranked No. 31

TOWSON, MD—Nearly a quarter of the region’s 50 best public high schools are in Baltimore County, according to 2021 annual rankings compiled by Niche, based on data from the U.S. Department of Education and test scores, college data, and ratings collected from Niche users. In addition, Niche ranked George Washington Carver Center for Arts and Technology as the nation’s 58th …

21 BCPS students named National Merit semifinalists

TOWSON, MD—Twenty-one Baltimore County Public Schools students from nine high schools have been named semifinalists in the 66th annual National Merit Scholarship Program coordinated by the National Merit Scholarship Corp. The honored students are: Catonsville High School Nikitha C. Mupparaju Sean O. Nowak Dulaney High School Serena Chen Grace Cong Kristine C. Xie Steven H. Zhang Eastern Technical High School …

Education Foundation announces 34 recipients of scholarships totaling $33,730

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Education Foundation of Baltimore County Public Schools has announced 34 recipients of its scholarships this year. The total value of the scholarships awarded is $33,730. The foundation presents scholarships that it funds directly – STEM (Science, Technology, Mathematics, and Engineering) and BEEF (Business, Economics, Entrepreneur, and Finance) scholarships – as well as scholarships it manages for private philanthropic …

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 …

More than 90 BCPS seniors earn Maryland Seal of Biliteracy

TOWSON, MD—Ninety-two Baltimore County Public Schools seniors have earned the Maryland Seal of Biliteracy this year, an honor that recognizes their high proficiency in listening, speaking, reading, and writing in one or more languages other than English. The award is presented by the state through Baltimore County Public Schools. BCPS is one of 20 Maryland counties along with Baltimore City …