Events, Family, Sports

Orioles announce Opening Day events, celebrations

BALTIMORE, MD—The Baltimore Orioles have have announced plans to welcome fans back to the ballpark to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Oriole Park at Camden Yards during the club’s home opener on Monday, April 11, at 3:05 p.m. ET against the Milwaukee Brewers. Festivities will begin at 2:25 p.m. ET with a special pre-game ceremony emceed by Orioles broadcaster Rob …


Education

20 BCPS students earn PTA Reflections honors at county and state level

TOWSON, MD—Twenty Baltimore County Public Schools students have earned honors at the county and state levels in the National PTA Reflections program. Two students have qualified for national level competition. The National PTA Reflections program is an arts contest that has engaged more than 10 million students since 1969. Awards are divided among primary (preschool – Grade 2), intermediate (Grades …


Overlea High School educator selected as finalist for 2022-2023 BCPS Teacher of the Year

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Six school-based educators from across Baltimore County have been selected as this year’s finalists for the BCPS Teacher of the Year. The finalists were chosen from among 157 school teacher of the year nominees by a committee composed of BCPS administrators, staff, students, TABCO (Teachers Association of Baltimore County) representation, and current BCPS Teacher of the Year and Maryland …

13 BCPS students earn medals in Scholastic Art & Writing Program

TOWSON, MD—Thirteen Baltimore County Public Schools students have earned National Medals in the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers’ prestigious Scholastic Art & Writing Program, the nation’s longest running arts recognition program for students in Grades 7 – 12. The 2022 program began with 260,000 entries from U.S. territories, Canada, and every state in the nation. Of those, 40,000 earned …

Perry Hall, White Marsh among Niche’s top 50 places to live in Baltimore area

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Niche has compiled its annual list of the best places to live in the Baltimore area, and Perry Hall and White Marsh made this year’s list. According to Niche, the “Best Places to Live ranking provides a comprehensive assessment of the overall livability of an area. This grade takes into account several key factors of a location, including the …

Perry Hall students among winners in 2022 Maryland Regional Braille Challenge

Baltimore, MD—Blind and visually impaired students from across Maryland and the surrounding region competed in the 13th annual Maryland Regional Braille Challenge on February 5th. The event and subsequent award ceremony, hosted by the Maryland School for the Blind and the Maryland State Department of Education, were held virtually again this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the winners …

Middle River teacher honored with statewide award

TOWSON, MD—Five BCPS teachers have earned Outstanding Teacher as Leader in Gifted and Talented Education Awards from the Maryland Gifted and Talented Advisory Council’s Excellence in Gifted and Talented Education (EGATE) program. One BCPS student was honored with a Student Accomplishment in Gifted and Talented Education Award. The honored teachers are: Ashley Battersby, Grade 5 math teacher, Riverview Elementary School …

Baltimore County Commission for Women seeks nominees for 40th annual Women of the Year Awards

UPDATE: The deadline has been extended to 4 p.m. on March 31st. Original story below… —— TOWSON, MD—The Baltimore County Commission for Women is seeking nominations for its 40th annual Women of the Year Awards to honoring women for their outstanding contributions to the community. Nominations are open until February 28, 2022 (now extended to March 31). Each year the …