Virtual public hearing set for BCPS FY 2025 operating budget

TOWSON, MD—The Board of Education of Baltimore County will hold a virtual public hearing to seek the community’s input concerning the proposed fiscal year 2025 operating budget. The public hearing will take place at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, January 16, 2024. Registration to participate in public comment will be through an online registration form, which is now open and will […]

BCPS to recommend naming new school ‘Nottingham Middle School’

TOWSON, MD—On Tuesday, January 9, 2024, the Board of Education of Baltimore County will receive a report on the naming of the new northeast area middle school. BCPS is recommending that the new school be named “Nottingham Middle School.” The new Northeast area middle school is scheduled to open to begin the 2024-2025 school year. Board of Education Policy and […]

Public information sessions to be held for BCPS faculty, staff interested in transferring to new northeast area middle school

TOWSON, MD—Faculty and staff who may be interested in transferring to the new northeast area middle school next school year are invited to attend several information sessions that will be held around the county. Principal Bryan Thanner will be present at the sessions and attendees will be able to learn about the new school and discuss the transfer process, as […]

Tiara Booker-Dwyer selected as Chair of Board of Education of Baltimore County, Christina Pumphrey selected as Vice Chair

TOWSON, MD—On Tuesday, December 5, Tiara Booker-Dwyer was selected to serve as chair of the Board of Education of Baltimore County, while Christina Pumphrey was selected as vice president. Both officers will serve a one-year term. A resident of Owings Mills, Booker-Dwyer (Member At-Large) was appointed to the Board of Education in April 2023 by Maryland Governor Wes Moore. She […]

BCPS officials announce passing of former superintendent Dr. Bob Dubel

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools officials have announced the passing of former superintendent Dr. Bob Dubel. Dr. Dubel led Baltimore County Public Schools from 1976-1992. Board of Education Chair Jane Lichter and BCPS superintendent Dr. Myriam Rogers (Yarbrough) released the following statement on the passing of Dr. Dubel. “Baltimore County has lost an educational giant. Dr. Bob Dubel was associated […]

Online threat against Perry Hall High School investigated, increased police presence expected on Friday

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Authorities are investigating a threat that was posted to social media this week that circulated among students at Perry Hall High School. The threat, which someone captured via a screenshot and posted online, reads, “[Expletive] this [expletive] school bro, sick and tired of [redacted]’s new rules. It [sic] all [expletive] and she’s gonna [sic] pay tomorrow for it…by the […]

Protest planned for Tuesday’s meeting of Baltimore County Board of Education

TOWSON, MD—A local parent group is organizing a protest to be held at Tuesday evening’s meeting of the Board of Education of Baltimore County. The Parental Alliance for Safer Schools in Baltimore County (PASS) is planning a peaceful protest due to the new gender/bathroom/locker room rules adopted by Baltimore County Public Schools. The LGBTQ+ guidance that was adopted by BCPS […]

BCPS announces public forums to discuss FY 2025 budget priorities

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Myriam Rogers (Yarbrough) will host five “Community Conversations” regarding the development of the BCPS Fiscal Year 2025 Operating Budget. Community members are invited to share their ideas on budget priorities and the investments the system should make to provide high-quality public education to every student. In addition to the budget forums, Team BCPS […]