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Boundary process for central, northeast middle schools continues with January 25 meeting

TOWSON, MD—The second of five meetings of the committee charged with considering boundary options for central and northeast area middle schools will be held this week. The committee meetings have been scheduled through March 29, along with a public information session on March 8 to solicit public feedback about boundary line changes under consideration. This second meeting will be held …


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First northeast middle school boundary study meeting to be held in January

NOTTINGHAM, MD—In anticipation of two projects to alleviate middle school overcrowding, Baltimore County Public Schools will begin a middle school boundary study process. The opening of a new northeast middle school located on King Avenue is anticipated in September 2024 and the renovation and expansion of Pine Grove Middle School is expected to be completed by December 2024. Schools participating …


Foundation for Baltimore County Public Library announces Tales of the Dead contest winners

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Library challenged writers of all ages to write original horror stories with a “Moonlit Masquerade” theme in its Tales of the Dead Short Horror Story Contest. Six winners were chosen, and for the first time ever, one of the winners isn’t local. The winner of the Over 21 category, Carrie Donovan, lives in Germany. The Tales …

24 awards presented for artwork in 2022 BCPS Middle School Juried Art Exhibition

TOWSON, MD—Awards were presented to 24 Baltimore County Public Schools’ middle school students during a June reception for the 2022 BCPS Middle School Juried Art Exhibition. This exhibition features more than 100 artworks displayed virtually and 24 selected artworks on display until August 29 in the Superintendent’s Gallery in the BCPS administration building (6901 N. Charles St., Building A, Towson …

Three BCPS students named grand prize winners in Lyric Education’s 5th Annual Dream Big Contest

TOWSON, MD— Half of the six grand prize winners (“Visionaries”) in Lyric Education’s Annual Dream Big Contest are Baltimore County Public Schools’ students. The Lyric Baltimore contest challenged Baltimore-area students in Grades 5 -12 to create poems, essays, or videos about their dreams for their lives, communities, or schools. The BCPS students named Visionaries are: Xin Yue Lu, Grade 10, …

BCPS students earn 350 awards in Maryland Regional Scholastic Art and Writing Awards

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools students from seven high schools and five middle schools have earned 350 awards from the Maryland Regional Scholastic Art & Writing Awards recognition program. The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards is considered the nation’s longest-running and most prestigious arts program for students in Grades 7-12. Awards are presented at the Gold Key, Silver Key, and …

Parkville Middle School student wins first place in Baltimore County Public Library’s horror story writing contest

TOWSON, MD—Three Baltimore County Public Schools students swept the “under 21” category of Baltimore County Public Library’s Tales of the Dead Short Horror Story Contest. Polly Sloan, a Grade 7 student at Parkville Middle School, won first place for “The Letters from No One,” about a man receiving mysterious and terrifying letters predicting his imminent death. Second place went to …

Parkville Middle School student wins award at Maryland History Day competition

PARKVILLE, MD—Vedansh Sawhney of Parkville Middle School and Lila Kassouf of Dumbarton Middle School earned honors in the 2021 Maryland History Day competition. Sawhney, a student of teacher Molly Ricciardi, won second place in the junior individual website category for research on Nazi propaganda. As a second-place winner, Sawhney qualifies to compete in the National History Day competition. Kassouf, a …