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BCPS to hold groundbreaking ceremony for new northeast elementary school next week

ROSEDALE, MD—A date has been set and ground will be broken on a new northeastern Baltimore County elementary school. Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Darryl L. Williams and Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski will join members of the Board of Education of Baltimore County and the Baltimore County Council in officially breaking ground for a new 735-seat northeastern elementary …


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Gunpowder Elementary Schools holds car parade for 5th graders

NOTTINGHAM, MD—One local elementary school gave its “graduating” students a send-off they won’t soon forget. The staff at Gunpowder Elementary School held a car parade for their fifth graders on Monday. Vehicles honked and neighbors waved as the parade made its way through the community. Councilman David Marks attended the parade and joined in the festivities. The school, which recently …


Looney’s Pub Perry Hall to hold end-of-school-year teacher appreciation event

PERRY HALL, MD—Looney’s Pub Perry Hall will celebrate Baltimore County teachers later this month. The event will be held from noon to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, June 22nd. The celebration will feature drink specials, door prizes, and more. Anyone who works for a different county or city and lives in Perry Hall is also included. Teachers are asked to bring …

BCPS Virtual Symposium showcases yearlong independent research by Perry Hall, Parkville high school students

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The public is invited to view the multimedia Baltimore County Public Schools Virtual Symposium, which showcases the results of original research conducted by 16 students during the 2020-21 school year. The students from Catonsville, Franklin, Hereford, Parkville, Perry Hall, and Pikesville high schools, and Western School of Technology participated in the Independent Research Seminar elective course this year. This …

Baltimore County Public Schools’ summer lunch program to begin on Monday, June 28

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools will offer free breakfast and lunch meals through the Summer Food Service Program from Monday, June 28, through Friday, August 20. The final day for hybrid in-school and curbside meal distribution for the 2020-2021 school year will be Tuesday, June 22. During the Summer Food Service Program, meals will be provided at the following sites …

Nottingham student qualifies for National Braille Challenge

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The 2021 National Braille Challenge finalists have been announced, and a student from Nottingham is among the top 50 qualifiers in the nation. Eniolaoluwa Osunkoya will be competing in the national competition later this month. The Braille Challenge®, a program of the Braille Institute, is the only academic competition for blind or visually impaired students in the United States …

Perry Hall students recognized at 2021 BCPS Film Expo

PERRY HALL, MD—Several students from the Perry Hall area were recognized in this year’s Baltimore County Public Schools Film Expo. In its sixth year, the BCPS Film Expo is Baltimore County’s largest student film competition, receiving more than 130 entries from two dozen schools. In lieu of an in-person screening, this year organizers hosted an online festival featuring winning films …

Parkville High School student to participate in virtual 2020-2021 All-County Honors Dance Ensemble concert

PARKVILLE, MD—The 2020-2021 All-County Honors Dance Ensemble of Baltimore County Public Schools will be featured in a virtual dance concert hosted by the Maryland State Department of Education’s Fine Arts Office.  A sophomore at Parkville High School will be one of the participants. The event, “Maryland Dances! A Statewide Dance Sharing,” will be available online on Wednesday, June 2, from …