Education, Events

BCPS to celebrate 2nd annual College Day on Thursday, March 18

BALTIMORE COUNTY, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools will celebrate its second annual College Day on Thursday, March 18, 2021. On College Day, all teachers, staff, and community members are encouraged to wear gear or colors to celebrate the colleges and universities they attended. Students are urged to wear gear or colors to recognize their college of choice. All College Day participants …


Education, Family

Perry Hall Elementary PTA announces 2021 scholarship opportunity

PERRY HALL, MD—The Perry Hall Elementary School PTA has announced its 2021 scholarship opportunity, which is open to all former PHES students. The PTA is awarding two $500 scholarships for collegebound graduating high school students in the class of 2021 who have completed three academic years at Perry Hall Elementary School. Applications and essays are due by April 9th. Advertisement …


BCPS students, parents invited to virtual information session on applying to college

BALTIMORE COUNTY, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools will hold a virtual information session on applying to college. The online event will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, February 23, 2021. Stephanie Campbell, a BCPS college counselor, will host the session to assist Grade 10 and 11 students and their parents/caregivers in preparing for the college application process. The session will …

Forty $500 scholarships made available for seniors attending Wednesday’s BCPS-HBCU Virtual College Fair

TOWSON, MD—The Education Foundation of Baltimore County Public Schools has announced that 40 book scholarships of $500 each will be awarded to high school seniors who participate in the fourth annual BCPS-HBCU Virtual College Fair. The online fair will be held Wednesday, Nov. 11, from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. and feature 41 colleges and universities (all but one of …

4th annual BCPS-HBCU Fair to offer virtual connections to college reps, instant admissions for students

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools has announced that this year’s BCPS-HBCU College Fair will be held virtually, providing an opportunity to connect students with more Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) than in previous years, including HBCUs from throughout the nation. All BCPS high school seniors are invited to participate in the free event on Wednesday, Nov. 11, from 9 …

Governor Hogan announces over $2.8 million in grant awards to create, expand apprenticeship opportunities

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday announced that the Maryland Department of Labor has awarded over $2.8 million to assist businesses and organizations creating and expanding apprenticeship opportunities in Maryland. The total number of registered apprentices has increased by more than 35% under the Hogan administration. “Our administration remains committed to strengthening our economy by building a 21st century workforce …

Governor Hogan announces $10 million in grant awards for Maryland community colleges

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday announced $10 million in grant awards for Maryland’s 16 community colleges to expand education opportunities and workforce development programs during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Governor’s Emergency Education Relief (GEER) Fund is a federal grant for governors to support and assist local education agencies, higher education institutions, and other educational entities with emergency assistance due …

Kamenetz budget proposal to fund free community college tuition

Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz announced on Monday morning at CCBC Essex that his FY 19 budget proposal would include a request for a Baltimore County College Promise program. If approved by the County Council, the new scholarship program would begin with the Fall 2018 semester, and would cover tuition and mandatory fees at CCBC to enable eligible Baltimore County …