Education, Politics

New student Baltimore County Board of Education member Christian Thomas sworn in during outdoor ceremony [VIDEO]

TOWSON, MD—It’s official. Christian Thomas, a rising senior at Eastern Technical High School, has been sworn in as the 2021-2022 Student Member of the Board of Education of Baltimore County. This is the first year, due to a change in Maryland law, that BCPS students have directly elected the student member of the Board without approval from the governor. Superintendent …


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Perry Hall students recognized at 2021 BCPS Film Expo

PERRY HALL, MD—Several students from the Perry Hall area were recognized in this year’s Baltimore County Public Schools Film Expo. In its sixth year, the BCPS Film Expo is Baltimore County’s largest student film competition, receiving more than 130 entries from two dozen schools. In lieu of an in-person screening, this year organizers hosted an online festival featuring winning films …


Overlea, Parkville, Perry Hall High School students recognized in Career and Technical Education annual ceremony

NOTTINGHAM, MD—In heartfelt videos, six Baltimore County Public Schools graduating seniors shared their appreciation recently for teachers, internships, and courses that gave them a head start on careers in their fields of interest. These videos are the centerpiece of the 47th Annual Career and Technical Education (CTE) Student Recognition Ceremony, which was held online this year and is available for …

155 BCPS students place in the top 10 in events at Future Business Leaders state conference

TOWSON, MD—More than 150 Baltimore County Public Schools students placed in the top 10 in their events at the 2021 Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) State Conference. Students who placed in the top four of their events may move on to compete at the online national conference in June. Students from 10 Baltimore County public high schools participated in …

Parkville High School students to participate in Cybersecurity Project Symposium

PARKVILLE, MD—Five Baltimore County high schools will partner with Cisco Systems Networking Company to host a Virtual Cisco Cybersecurity Project Symposium on Wednesday, May 5. The participating high schools — Eastern Technical, New Town, Parkville, Sollers Point, and Western School of Technology – all offer Cisco-IT Networking completer programs. “This is our inaugural systemwide cybersecurity symposium,” said Howard L. Jackson, …

Perry Hall Middle School student elected Vice Chair of Baltimore County Junior Councils

PERRY HALL, MD—At the April 20 Baltimore County Student Councils General Assembly meeting, students elected the current BCSC president, first vice president, and community outreach director to serve again during the 2021-2022 school year. Students also elected officers for the newly established Baltimore County Junior Councils, which were created to enhance and nurture the influence and leadership of middle school …