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Select BCPS high schools to offer COVID-19 vaccines beginning Monday

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools and the Baltimore County Department of Health will offer COVID-19 vaccine clinics for BCPS high school students aged 16 and above, their family members, and interested school staff. Vaccines will be offered as early as Monday, May 10, at high schools with school-based wellness centers, and as early as Wednesday, May 19, at other selected …


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BCPS celebrates Perry Hall Middle School educator who was named Maryland Secondary Assistant Principal of the Year [PHOTOS]

NOTTINGHAM, MD—A very special celebration was held on Tuesday. Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Darryl Williams and Deborah Phelps, Executive Director for the Education Foundation of Baltimore County Public Schools, gathered at Perry Hall Middle School to recognize Assistant Principal Deana Giannelli. Giannelli was named Maryland Secondary Assistant Principal of the Year in December 2020. Photos from today’s celebration …


Two BCPS high schools ranked among top 10 in Maryland

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Two BCPS high schools have been ranked among the top 10 in the state of Maryland. Eastern Technical High School and Western School of Technology and Environmental Science rank among the top 10 high schools in Maryland according to the 2021 Best High Schools list compiled by U.S. News & World Report. Five BCPS high schools ranked among the …

BCPS parents, students invited to complete third-quarter instruction survey

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools’ students and parents/caregivers are being invited to complete an online survey about their experiences with hybrid and virtual instruction during the third quarter of the 2020-2021 school year. The anonymous survey is open now through Friday, April 30th. “I encourage all BCPS parents, caregivers, and students to complete this important survey,” said BCPS Superintendent Dr. …

County Executive Olsewski proposes record investments in education

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Wednesday was joined by Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Darryl L. Williams and Board Chair Makeda Scott to announce proposed record investments in the County’s public education system for Fiscal Year 2022. The total proposed budget for the school system totals more than $2.05 billion and covers nearly all of the Board …

Baltimore County Public Schools to offer additional in-person academic support for selected students

BALTIMORE COUNTY, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools will offer selected students additional in-person academic support on Saturdays and/or after school, based on each school community’s specific needs. The initiatives, funded by the federal CARES grant, will be offered from April through June. “This school year has been particularly challenging for our students – and for all of us,” said Superintendent Dr. …

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 …

Baltimore County Public Schools graduation rate improves to 88.5% for Class of 2020

BALTIMORE COUNTY, MD—The four-year adjusted cohort graduation rate for Baltimore County Public Schools has improved from 87.6 percent for the Class of 2019 to 88.5 percent for the Class of 2020, according to data released today by the Maryland State Department of Education. The statewide graduation rate decreased from 86.86 percent in 2019 to 86.75 percent in 2020. The BCPS …