Education

BCPS stakeholder survey set to roll out on Friday

Baltimore County Public Schools students in Grades 3 – 12, and all parents/caregivers, community members, and staff are invited to participate in the online BCPS Stakeholder Survey from Friday, January 18, through Sunday, February 24. The survey will be available on the BCPS website. It is anonymous and takes five minutes or less to complete on a phone, tablet, or …


Education

Joppa View Elementary teacher receives National Board Certification

TOWSON, MD – Four Baltimore County Public Schools teachers have achieved National Board Certification, bringing the total number of National Board-certified teachers in the school district to 134. The teachers whose certification was announced on December 10 by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards are: • Ellen Kusterer, English Language Arts/Adolescence and Young Adulthood, Catonsville High School • Catherine Madison, …


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 …

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, …