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Student from Perry Hall to compete in National Braille Challenge

BALTIMORE, MD—Sujan Dhakal of Perry Hall has been selected as a finalist for the 2022 Braille Challenge by the Braille Institute. An 11th grader at Eastern Technical High School, Dhakal will compete at the national finals on June 24 and 25 at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. Celebrating more than 100 years of eliminating barriers for the …


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BCPS student artists honored at 34th Annual High School Art Exhibition

TOWSON, MD—Dozens of awards were presented to Baltimore County Public Schools’ students during a reception and awards ceremony for BCPS’ 34th Annual High School Art Exhibition. The juried exhibition features more than 100 artworks by students across the county. The exhibition remains on display at Goucher College’s Rosenberg Gallery through Thursday, June 2, 2022. The gallery, located at 1021 Dulaney …


2022 BCPS Film Expo honors 17 projects from 11 schools

TOWSON, MD—The 2022 BCPS Film Expo event showcased films produced by Baltimore County Public Schools students from 11 schools. Held on May 17 at The Senator Theatre, the BCPS Film Expo is Baltimore County’s largest student film competition. In its seventh year, the competition attracted 158 film, GIF, and poster entries from six middle schools and 16 high schools. Seventeen …

Eastern Tech seniors among top 50 competitors in national 2022 Vans Custom Culture Shoe Design Contest

ESSEX, MD—Eastern Technical High School seniors Ava Mueller and Mia Snyder are among the top 50 competitors in the 2022 Vans Custom Culture Shoe Design Contest. The public can vote once daily until 5 p.m. on Friday, May 6, to support the students’ entry. The contest grand prize is $50,000 for the winners’ school’s art department. Four runner-up schools will …

Eastern Tech ranked among top 75 magnet schools in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report

ESSEX, MD—Eastern Technical High School ranks among the top 75 magnet schools in the nation and top 10 high schools in Maryland according to the 2022 Best High Schools list compiled by U.S. News & World Report. The school was also named one of the best public high school in the Baltimore region. Eastern Tech, the third highest rated school …

Eastern Tech, Perry Hall Middle students to be sworn in as Maryland Association of Student Councils president, 2nd vice president

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Maya Durkovic, a Grade 11 student at Eastern Technical High School, and David Arowolo, a Grade 7 student at Perry Hall Middle School, will be sworn in as president and 2nd vice president respectively of the Maryland Association of Student Councils (MASC) during its May 21 executive board meeting. “We are so proud of Maya and David for being …

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 select Perry Hall junior Roah Hassan as Student Member of the Board for 2022-2023

TOWSON, MD—Middle and high school students from across Baltimore County have selected Perry Hall High School junior Roah Hassan to serve as the student member of the Board of Education of Baltimore County (SMOB) for the 2022-2023 school year. Hassan’s one-year term begins July 1, 2022. A record number of 13,169 students cast online ballots on Thursday, March 17th. The …