26 films by students from 12 schools honored in 2024 BCPS Film Expo

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools hosted its 2024 Film Expo on May 16 at The Senator Theatre in Baltimore. An enthusiastic audience of students, educators, and family and community members viewed finalist films created by BCPS middle and high school students. The audience laughed as animals battled for a holy banana, marveled at the graphic innovation of a man searching […]

BCPS Career and Technical Education annual ceremony recognizes 163 outstanding students

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools held its 50th Annual Career and Technical Education (CTE) Student Recognition Ceremony on May 1 at Towson University’s SECU Arena. The program was live-streamed and is available for online viewing. During the ceremony, 163 seniors – one student from each CTE program at each high school – were recognized as exemplary students. Five students, one […]

U.S. News & World Report ranks BCPS high schools among best in state, nation

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County’s public high schools placed well in the annual U.S. News & World Report’s Best High Schools list released on Tuesday, with five placing among the top 30 high schools in the state, 14 among the top 150, three among the state’s top five magnet schools, and four among the nation’s best magnet schools. Eastern Technical High School […]

Student artists honored at 35th Annual High School Art Exhibition

TOWSON, MD—Many of Baltimore County Public Schools’ best student artists were honored for their work and talent during a June 1 reception and awards ceremony for BCPS’ 35th Annual High School Art Exhibition. The juried exhibition featured 114 pieces of art representing the work of 117 student artists from across the county. Following the ceremony at The Startup at Towson […]

BCPS educators earn 5 state-level awards from the Maryland Art Education Association

TOWSON, MD—Five Baltimore County Public Schools educators have earned statewide honors from the Maryland Art Education Association. In addition, the BCPS Office of Visual Arts has selected eight district-level award winners. State- and district-level awards will be presented during the 2023 MAEA Award Ceremony. The virtual event will take place on Thursday, June 8, at 7 p.m. (Those interested in […]

Chesapeake High School teacher named one of ’20 to Watch’ by international education technology nonprofit

TOWSON, MD—Justin Patterson, interactive media production instructor and technology education department chair at Chesapeake High School STEM Academy, has received a prestigious “20 to Watch Award” from the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE). The award will be presented at ISTELive 2023, June 25-28, in Philadelphia. According to an ISTE news release, “This award recognizes 20 up-and-coming individuals who […]

2023 BCPS Film Expo honors 10 projects from 8 schools

TOWSON, MD—Several award-winning student films were showcased recently at the 2023 BCPS Film Expo. Held on May 16 at The Senator Theatre, the BCPS Film Expo is Baltimore County’s largest student film competition. In its eighth year, the competition attracted 148 film and GIF entries from 27 schools, including the Virtual Learning Program. Ten films were selected as favorites by […]

Olszewski announces Essex Reimagined spring kickoff at May 6 Community Connections Resource Fair

ESSEX, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Tuesday announced that Baltimore County’s multi-departmental, place-based revitalization initiative in the Essex community, now known as Essex Reimagined, will host a spring kickoff at a Community Connections Resource Fair. The fair will be held on Saturday, May 6, 2023 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Deep Creek Middle School (1000 S Marlyn […]