Education

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 …


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BCPS earns national honors for music education, digital citizenship, and communications in 4th quarter

TOWSON, MD. – During the months of April through June, Baltimore County Public Schools continued to earn recognition for its students, schools, and staff. National awards included system-wide excellence in music education, digital citizenship, and communications. “Looking back on the 2017-2018 school year, I am simply amazed by the depth and the range of talent demonstrated by our students, staff, …


Final suspect in Parkville school carjacking identified, charged as an adult

The last suspect in the Villa Cresta Elementary School carjacking, who was arrested on Tuesday, has been charged as an adult. The suspect has been identified as Celandra Lace Lacruze, 16, of the 4000 block of Starbrook Circle, 21133. Lacruze has been charged with carjacking, robbery, and theft of auto. Advertisement She is currently being held at the Baltimore County …

Last two arrests made in connection with carjacking of pregnant teacher at Parkville school

UPDATE: The final suspect is now being charged as an adult and has been identified – click here for details. Original story below… —— The last two suspects, both juveniles, involved in the carjacking of a Baltimore County school teacher at Villa Cresta Elementary School have been arrested. The victimized school teacher at Villa Cresta Elementary School suffered minor injuries …

Two arrested in connection with carjacking of pregnant teacher in Parkville

UPDATE 2: The final suspect is now being charged as an adult and has been identified – click here for details. UPDATE: All four suspects have now been arrested – click here for details. Original story below… —— Detectives from the Baltimore County Police Department have made two arrests in connection with the Friday carjacking of a pregnant teacher at …

Group of women attack pregnant teacher, steal her car at Parkville school

UPDATE 3: The final suspect is now being charged as an adult and has been identified – click here for details. UPDATE 2: All four suspects have now been arrested – click here for details. UPDATE: Police have arrested two female juveniles in connection with this incident. Original story below… —— A pregnant teacher was attacked at a Parkville school …