Education

BCPS announces 2024 Black History Month Writing Contest winners

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools officials have announced the winners of its annual Black History Month writing contest, with students from 47 different elementary schools submitting some truly inspiring artwork. The 2024 contest, which was coordinated by the BCPS Offices of English Language Arts and Social Studies, challenged students in grades kindergarten through 12 to write about an African American …


Education

Education Foundation of Baltimore County Public Schools announces 21st Century Instructional Initiative Grant recipients for 2023-2024

TOWSON, MD—The Education Foundation of Baltimore County Public Schools, Inc., this week announced the 21st Century Instructional Initiative Grant recipients for 2023-2024. Project funds were awarded to schools for proposals dedicated to enhancing the skills and knowledge students must have to be successful in the 21st century. This year’s grant recipients are as follows: Battle Monument School – “Let’s Put …


Nine Baltimore County public schools to receive Little Free Libraries thanks to grant

TOWSON, MD—Nine Baltimore County public schools and one Baltimore County community will receive a special delivery in a few short days – the delivery of Little Free Libraries and hundreds of books to share with students and their school communities. The libraries are being installed thanks to the 2023 Read in Color Grant, an inaugural grant program from The Education …

The Education Foundation of BCPS launches 2023 Tools for School campaign

TOWSON, MD—The Education Foundation of Baltimore County Public Schools, Inc., is asking the community to assist in ensuring that BCPS students have the school supplies they need for the new school year. “Supporting the Tools for School campaign is a tangible way for community members to help us get the school year off to a positive start,” said BCPS Superintendent …

Incoming BCPS superintendent announces transition team

TOWSON, MD—Dr. Myriam Yarbrough, who will begin her term as superintendent of Baltimore County Public Schools on July 1, 2023, on Friday announced the members of her transition team. The 39-member team includes current and retired BCPS educators, staff, and administrators, employee association leaders, higher education administrators, business and community partners, and law enforcement representatives. Members of the transition team …

Career and Technical Education annual ceremony honors 136 outstanding students

TOWSON, MD—The 49th Annual Career and Technical Education (CTE) Student Recognition Ceremony, recently held online, honored 136 seniors from across the county as exemplary students of their fields, and each was named a recipient of the Anthony G. Marchione Award for Excellence. The ceremony, which may be viewed here, began with greetings from BCPS Superintendent Dr. Darryl L. Williams. It …

Team BCPS Clean Green 15 partnership awards $22,000 to BCPS schools for keeping schools and county clean and green

TOWSON, MD—With participation growing across the county, the annual Team BCPS Clean Green 15 Litter Challenge on June 7, 2023 honored the efforts of hundreds of Baltimore County students, schools, and community volunteers, whose combined anti-litter efforts helped to beautify and keep clean their schools and neighborhoods. The annual Clean Green 15 competition challenges schools and volunteers to engage in …

Student artists honored at 35th Annual High School Art Exhibition

TOWSON, MD—Many of Baltimore County Public Schools’ best student artists were honored for their work and talent during a June 1 reception and awards ceremony for BCPS’ 35th Annual High School Art Exhibition. The juried exhibition featured 114 pieces of art representing the work of 117 student artists from across the county. Following the ceremony at The Startup at Towson …