BCPS student artists honored at 36th Annual High School Art Exhibition

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools hosted its 36th Annual High School Art Exhibition on June 6, 2024, showcasing the work of 122 student artists from across the county. The juried exhibition featured a wide range of media from painting, drawings, prints, sculpture, and film. The work was created by students at 17 different high schools in Baltimore County. The winning […]

Perry Hall, Carney schools win prizes in 2024 Clean Green 15 Litter Challenge

TOWSON, MD—On Tuesday, twenty-four Baltimore County Public Schools were awarded $38,000 in environmental literacy grants for their outstanding clean-up initiatives during Clean Green 15 Litter Challenge. During this year’s challenge, 6,874 volunteers from schools and community-based groups conducted a record-breaking 502 clean-ups, filling 3,228 bags with litter that could have made its way into streams and the Chesapeake Bay. Since […]

26 films by students from 12 schools honored in 2024 BCPS Film Expo

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools hosted its 2024 Film Expo on May 16 at The Senator Theatre in Baltimore. An enthusiastic audience of students, educators, and family and community members viewed finalist films created by BCPS middle and high school students. The audience laughed as animals battled for a holy banana, marveled at the graphic innovation of a man searching […]

Education Foundation earns $15,000 grant through United Way’s Changemaker Challenge

TOWSON, MD—The Education Foundation of Baltimore County Public Schools, Inc., has been awarded a $15,000 grant through United Way of Central Maryland’s 2024 Changemaker Challenge. The grant will be used to implement, in partnership with Breathe for Change, a “Yoga for SEL” (social-emotional learning) program in BCPS. With the funding, the foundation will support 12 BCPS educators in completing the […]

BCPS Career and Technical Education annual ceremony recognizes 163 outstanding students

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools held its 50th Annual Career and Technical Education (CTE) Student Recognition Ceremony on May 1 at Towson University’s SECU Arena. The program was live-streamed and is available for online viewing. During the ceremony, 163 seniors – one student from each CTE program at each high school – were recognized as exemplary students. Five students, one […]

Education Foundation Executive Director Deborah Phelps honored for supporting Baltimore schools

TOWSON, MD—The Education Foundation of Baltimore County Public Schools’ executive director, Deborah Phelps, has been named to The Daily Record’s Circle of Excellence for a third time. The honor is an annual recognition of Phelps’s work in building partnerships, raising funds, and providing grants and resources to Baltimore County Public Schools and its schools. She has served in her role […]

Catonsville Middle, Perry Hall High students win BCPS Film Expo Poster Contest

TOWSON, MD—Blen Asaminew, a Grade 8 student at Catonsville Middle School, and Ajit Thapa Magar, a Grade 11 student at Perry Hall High School, have been named the winners of the 2024 Baltimore County Public Schools Film Expo Poster Contest. This year, BCPS students and staff could cast votes to select the winning posters. More than 570 votes were cast […]

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 […]