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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Henn, Marks: Gunpowder Elementary School parking project moves forward

Baltimore County Councilman David Marks and School Board member Julie Henn announced on Thursday that the school system is advancing a long-needed expansion of the Gunpowder Elementary School parking lot. In a letter to Henn, Interim Superintendent Verletta White wrote, “We are aware of the need for additional parking spaces at Gunpowder Elementary School and have been working with our …


Nottingham-area elementary schools to join BCPS AVID College Readiness System

Baltimore County Public Schools is expanding its schoolwide AVID College Readiness System to 10 additional elementary schools, beginning in the 2019 – 2020 school year. This school year, BCPS offers AVID, which stands for Advancement Via Individual Determination, in 22 high schools, three alternative schools, 19 middle schools, and one elementary school (Holabird). “Through AVID –– students throughout a school …

Eastern Tech students honored with AP Capstone Diploma, AP Seminar and Research Certificate

Nineteen Pikesville and Eastern Technical high school students have earned the Advanced Placement® (AP®) Capstone Diploma, and 18 students from the same two schools earned the AP Seminar and Research Certificate™ during the 2017-18 school year. AP Capstone™ is a College Board program designed to prepare students for college and career success through the development of critical thinking, academic research, …

Ribbon-cutting held at Honeygo Elementary School [VIDEO]

 It’s official. A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held on Tuesday morning at Honeygo Elementary School, the area’s first new school in over 25 years. Honeygo Elementary School Principal Charlene Behnke was joined by Baltimore County Public Schools Interim Superintendent Verletta White, Baltimore County Executive Don Mohler, Councilman David Marks, Councilwoman Cathy Bevins, BCPS Board Member Julie Henn, and many other elected officials. “Congratulations …

Ribbon-cutting to be held for new Honeygo Elementary School

UPDATE: View video from the ribbon-cutting ceremony here. Original story below… —— Honeygo Elementary School Principal Charlene Behnke will be joined by Baltimore County Public Schools Interim Superintendent Verletta White and Baltimore County Executive Don Mohler to officially “cut the ribbon” on Baltimore County’s newest elementary school. The ribbon-cutting will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, October 16, 2018. The …