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Two Nottingham students take home awards in the 2021 Maryland Regional Braille Challenge

BALTIMORE, MD—Blind and visually impaired students from across Maryland and the surrounding region competed in the 12th annual Maryland Regional Braille Challenge on February 6th. The event and subsequent award ceremony, hosted by the Maryland School for the Blind and the Maryland State Department of Education, were held virtually this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the winners recently …


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2021 BCPS Film Expo and poster contest to accept entries beginning March 15

BALTIMORE COUNTY, MD—The Baltimore County Public Schools’ Film Expo Committee is now accepting entries for its poster design and film competitions. The contests will be a bit different this year. “As in past years, students in Grades 6-12 are invited to submit films,” said Sherri Fisher, BCPS coordinator of visual arts. “But this year, the BCPS Film Expo has added …


Perry Hall, Parkville High School students named 2021 Champions of Courage grand prize winners

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Ava Wehr of Perry Hall High School and Breanna Pompey of Parkville High School were honored as first- and second-place winners, respectively, in the 34th Annual Champions of Courage Black History Month Essay Competition. Wehr received a $200 scholarship, and in her honor, Perry Hall High received a $200 award. Pompey was awarded a $150 scholarship, and Parkville High …

Perry Hall High School students place in top 10 in events at Future Business Leaders of America Regional Conference

NOTTINGHAM, MD – An impressive 268 Baltimore County Public Schools students placed in the top 10 in their respective events at the 2020 Future Business Leaders of America Regional Conference, which was held online throughout January, Twelve BCPS schools participated in the conference this year: Catonsville High School, Chesapeake High School, Dulaney High School, Eastern Technical High School, Hereford High …

Perry Hall, Parkville High School students named among “Champions of Courage” essay competition finalists

UPDATE: Perry Hall High School and Parkville High School students won first and second place. Original story below… —— NOTTINGHAM, MD—Five Baltimore County Public Schools students will appear on WBFF-TV FOX 45, WNUV-TV The CW Baltimore, and EBFF MyTV Baltimore saluting their personal heroes this January and February. The students are among the 15 area finalists in the 34th Annual …

Perry Hall High School student’s work featured in art exhibition at Lewis Museum [VIDEO]

PERRY HALL, MD—Artwork by five Baltimore County Public Schools students is featured in the 2021 High School Virtual Juried Art Show at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of African American History and Culture. Starlette Franklin, a Grade 11 student at Towson High School, earned third place honors in the exhibition and her work was featured on the invitation announcement. Other …

Baltimore County Fire Department recognizes BCPS Fire Prevention Poster Contest winners

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Fire Chief Joanne R. Rund on Tuesday night recognized the winners of the 2020 BCPS Fire Prevention Week Poster Contest. The 24 winners and “honorable mention” participants are third-grade students from Baltimore County Public Schools. The poster contest is held each fall and asks elementary students to illustrate the year’s National Fire Prevention Week theme. The 2020 …

PHWMBA 2020 ‘Light up the Night,’ scavenger hunt winners announced

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The results are in! The Perry Hall/White Marsh Business Association this weekend announced the winners for this year’s “Light up the Night” contest as well as this year’s holiday scavenger hunt winners. LIGHT UP THE NIGHT RESIDENTIAL: Best Lights: Tammy Birmingham Most Lights: Brian Brown People’s choice: Doug Black COMMERCIAL: Most Festive: Lisa Geiger, The Avenue Most original: Erin …