Education, Government

Marks, Henn call for Perry Hall Middle School redistricting

Elected officials are calling for a local middle school to be redistricted. On Monday, the Maryland General Assembly adjourned without passing the Build to Learn Act, which would have authorized an additional $400 million or more for school projects. As a result, several planned school projects have been delayed, including the new Nottingham-area middle school and renovations to Pine Grove …


Education

Overlea High principal named a 2019 Literacy Leader by Loyola University Maryland

Towson, MD – Loyola University Maryland’s School of Education has named Monica Sample, principal of Overlea High School, as one of its two 2019 Literacy Leaders. The Literacy Leader Award recognizes graduates of Loyola’s literacy master’s program specializing in either reading or literacy who promote literacy, demonstrate innovation in practices, exhibit principal leadership within the school or community, and model …


Stemmers Run Middle educators recognized at statewide ceremony for technology and engineering education

TOWSON, MD. – The Technology and Engineering Association of Maryland (TEEAM) honored six Baltimore County Public Schools educators at its Awards Banquet on February 22 at the Engineers Club in Baltimore. The six honored educators are: Advertisement Nicole Boyd and James Hemming, Stemmers Run Middle School, who received the Program Excellence Award Jennifer McGough, George Washington Carver Center for Arts …

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 …

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 …