BCPS names Teacher of the Year, Essex educator named Principal of the Year

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools officials have named their 2024-25 Teacher of the Year, Principal of the Year, and Assistant Principal of the Year. Stephanie Gerhold, an English for Speakers of Other Languages teacher at Woodlawn Middle School, has been named Teacher of the Year for BCPS. The award was announced on Thursday, April 18, 2024, during a gala at […]

Maryland residents from Perry Hall, Columbia honored at Centenary University Student Leadership Awards

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ—Centenary University has announced the recipients of this year’s Student Leadership Awards, with 29 students receiving accolades and one advisor receiving the Advisor of the Year Award.  Maryland residents from Perry Hall and Columbia were recognized this year. The annual awards ceremony, which was held on April 15, recognized outstanding contributions to the university and surrounding communities. Diana Alzate, […]

Towson High School duo honored at National Art Education Association Convention

TOWSON, MD—The National Art Education Association (NAEA) Convention in Minneapolis, Minnesota recently honored two Towson High School representatives. Ray Aoki, a senior at Towson High School, received the Rising Stars Secondary Recognition Program Award for his work with the school’s National Art Honor Society and Teacher Academy of Maryland. He was nominated by his peers and a peer review process […]

Baltimore County Public Schools recognized again for excellence in music education

TOWSON, MD—For the 19th consecutive year, Baltimore County Public Schools has received the Best Communities for Music Education designation. This national honor is an acknowledgement of the extraordinary commitment of the school district to providing all students with access to quality music education. The Best Communities for Music Education designation is conferred by The NAMM Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated […]

Eighth angler earns FishMaryland Master Angler Award

RISING SUN, MD—A Rising Sun man has caught 10 different trophy-sized fish in Maryland, earning him the prestigious FishMaryland Master Angler Award. Jason Michalski, 30, caught his tenth fish on Sunday, March 24, a 30.25-inch carp. Michalski was one of eight anglers who have caught at least 10 species of fish in Maryland since the FishMaryland Master Angler Award program […]

Baltimore County educator among finalists for Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland State Department of Education on Monday named six finalists for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching for elementary school students, and an educator from Baltimore County is among them. The awards, established in 1983, honor teachers in grades K-12 who demonstrate deep content knowledge and the ability to motivate and enable students to […]

BCPS students earn nearly 800 awards in Maryland Regional Scholastic Art and Writing Awards

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools students from 14 high schools and one middle school have earned 787 awards from the 2024 Maryland Regional Scholastic Art & Writing Awards recognition program – more than double the number of honors (347) earned in 2023. The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards is considered the nation’s longest-running and most prestigious arts program for students […]

BCPS recognizes 2023-2024 winter athletics state champions

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools is celebrating its high school athletic teams and student-athletes recognized as state champions for the 2023-2024 winter season. Some of the season’s most notable accomplishments include a fourth consecutive state championship for the Pikesville High School girls basketball team, a third state championship for Randallstown wrestler Oguchi Anunobi, and an undefeated wrestling season for Sparrows […]