Education, Science

Seventeen schools win Team BCPS Clean Green 15 Litter Challenge

TOWSON, MD – Some 5,000 students and community volunteers have made Baltimore County a cleaner and greener place by participating in this year’s Team Baltimore County Public Schools Clean Green 15 Litter Challenge. County Executive Johnny Olszewski, BCPS Superintendent Verletta White, and Debbie Phelps – Executive Director of the Education Foundation of Baltimore County Public Schools – announced Thursday morning …


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BCPS announces 2019 Ethics Award winners

TOWSON, MD – As commencement exercises begin this week for Baltimore County’s comprehensive high schools, this year’s Ethics Award winners highlight the strengths of the Baltimore County Public Schools Class of 2019. Often called the highest student award BCPS bestows, the Ethics Award is given each year to one graduating senior from each high school who best exemplifies the values …


Darryl L. Williams named superintendent of Baltimore County Public Schools

TOWSON, MD – On Tuesday night, the Board of Education of Baltimore County voted to appoint Dr. Darryl L. Williams as the next superintendent of Baltimore County Public Schools, effective July 1, 2019. Darryl Williams is an area associate superintendent for eight clusters of schools in Montgomery County, and oversees eight high schools, 15 middle schools and 44 elementary schools, …

US News ranks Eastern Tech among the top 10 high schools in Maryland

ESSEX, MD – Four Baltimore County Public Schools high schools were ranked among the top 10 in Maryland (six in the top 20 in Maryland), and three BCPS high schools were named among the nation’s top 100 magnet schools by U.S. News & World Report. The BCPS schools ranked in the top 20 in Maryland are: Eastern Technical High School – …

Honeygo Elementary, Overlea High principals named 2019-20 BCPS Principals of the Year

TOWSON, MD – Honeygo Elementary’s Charlene Behnke and Overlea High’s Monica Sample were named the 2019-20 BCPS Elementary and Secondary Principals of the Year at last night’s Teacher and Principal of the Year ceremony at George Washington Carver Center for Arts and Technology. “Charlene Behnke and Monica Sample are not just dedicated to students, they are dedicated to the entire …

Crossroads Center’s Kristen Nielsen named 2019-20 BCPS Teacher of the Year

TOWSON, MD – Crossroads Center student Abby Lawson is just a few weeks away from graduation, and she credits her English language arts teacher, Kristen Nielsen, for helping her get there and being her inspiration. “Unfortunately, not every school can have her, but I was blessed with her, and everything she’s done for me,” Lawson said. Nielsen, a champion for …