Education, Events, Family

BCPS Curriculum Nights: Learn & engage in Baltimore County schools

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools students, parents, caregivers, and stakeholders are invited to participate in the 2024 BCPS Curriculum Nights. The BCPS Curriculum Nights are an opportunity for parents and guardians to learn more about the district’s curriculum and efforts to improve instruction in different subjects areas. These events will provide information on priority areas for the upcoming school year …


Education

Two BCPS educators nominated for 2024 Maryland School Librarian of the Year award

TOWSON, MD—The Maryland Association of School Librarians has recognized Baltimore County Public Schools library media specialists Travis Knox of Seventh District Elementary School and Jacqueline Schoen of Hillcrest Elementary School as two of its 44 nominees for the 2024 Maryland School Librarian of the Year award. In a letter, Melaney Sanchez and Brittany Tignor, co-chairs of the Maryland Association of …


Six BCPS students named Presidential Scholars candidates for academics

TOWSON, MD—On the basis of their academic achievements, six Baltimore County Public Schools seniors from four high schools have been named candidates in the prestigious U.S. Presidential Scholars Program. The candidates are: Oluwatoyosi Dada, Towson High School Rose E. Deguet Delury, Towson High School Mingni L. Dong, Dulaney High School Kai L. Haavik, George Washington Carver Center for Arts and …

Eight BCPS seniors chosen to serve as Maryland General Assembly student pages for 2024 legislative session

TOWSON, MD—Eight Baltimore County Public Schools seniors have been selected to serve as student pages for the 2024 legislative session of the Maryland General Assembly. The students are: Ivana Awuah, Catonsville High School Yeily Benitez, Kenwood High School Nikolai Brodie, Overlea High School Khumari Burgess, Towson High School Claire Cabral, Hereford High School Xin Yue Lu, Dulaney High School Anya …

12 BCPS students named National Merit semifinalists

TOWSON, MD—Twelve Baltimore County Public Schools students have been named semifinalists in the 69th annual National Merit Scholarship Program coordinated by the National Merit Scholarship Corp. The honored students are: Dulaney High School Mingni L. Dong Akash E. Paranilam Eastern Technical High School Nathan D. Brojan Cadence J. Scott George Washington Carver Center for Arts and Technology Chiara C. Adjoh-Davoh …

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 that was released on Wednesday, with five placing among the top 30 high schools in the state, 10 among the top 150, three among the state’s top five magnet schools, and two among the nation’s best magnet schools. Eastern Technical …

Olszewski announces $80 million in state grant funds to accelerate key school construction projects

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Tuesday announced $80 million in additional state grant funds that will be leveraged to support a number of major ongoing school construction projects. Specifically, Olszewski announced: $26 million in additional funds towards a new Lansdowne High School; $20 million in additional funds towards a like-new Towson High School; $15 million in additiPine Grove …

Dulaney High School senior earns National Merit College Scholarship

TOWSON, MD–Dulaney High School senior Alexis C. Russell is among the 3,000 distinguished high school seniors from across the nation who have earned a National Merit College Scholarship. The College Scholarship awards, which are financed by U.S. colleges and universities, provide between $500 and $2,000 annually for up to four years of undergraduate study at the institution financing the scholarship. …