Two BCPS educators nominated for 2024 Maryland School Librarian of the Year award

TOWSON, MD—The Maryland Association of School Librarians has recognized Baltimore County Public Schools library media specialists Travis Knox of Seventh District Elementary School and Jacqueline Schoen of Hillcrest Elementary School as two of its 44 nominees for the 2024 Maryland School Librarian of the Year award. In a letter, Melaney Sanchez and Brittany Tignor, co-chairs of the Maryland Association of […]

Baltimore County officials celebrate groundbreaking for Hazelwood Skatepark in Rosedale

ROSEDALE, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski and Department of Recreation and Parks officials on Thursday joined state and local elected officials and skateboard enthusiasts to break ground for Hazelwood Skate Park in the Rosedale community. This will be the Baltimore County’s second public skate bowl facility in nearly fifty years. “Recreational activities and community spaces that keep residents of all […]

BCPS honors its School Resource Officers of the Year

TOWSON, MD–Baltimore County Public Schools celebrated its 2023 School Resource Officers (SROs) of the Year during a series of separate surprise ceremonies across the county recently. The honorees are Officer Sloane Fuller, Elementary School Resource Officer of the Year; Officer Bryan Dixon, Middle School Resource Officer of the Year; and Officer Kawahn Young, High School Resource Officer of the Year. […]

Virtual public information session to be held next week to consider elementary school boundaries in northeast Baltimore County

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Northeast Area Elementary Boundary Study Committee will host a public information session next week to provide information and gather feedback about boundary options and the study process. The virtual meeting will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, November 3, 2021. The event will include an explanation of the process, a presentation of data, and a question-and-answer period. […]

Rabid coyote attacks dog, owner in Overlea

OVERLEA, MD—Health officials are warning local residents after a rabid coyote attacked a dog and its owner in Overlea this week. The incident occurred on Thursday, October 21, in Holt Park, near Overlea High School and Elmwood Elementary School. The coyote was captured and has tested positive for rabies. The animal has since been euthanized. Rabies is a serious infection […]

Administrative secretary at Rosedale school named Maryland Education Support Professional of the Year

ROSEDALE, MD—An administrative secretary at a school in Rosedale has been named the 2021-2022 Maryland State Education Association (MSEA) Education Support Professional of the Year. Baltimore County Public Schools on Monday announced that Shady Spring Elementary School’s Brad Fisher had received the honor. “Congratulations to Brad Fisher on receiving this well-deserved honor,” said Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Darryl […]

Public invited to third virtual meeting of Northeast Area Elementary Boundary Study

ROSEDALE, MD—Members of the Baltimore County Public Schools community are invited to attend the third meeting of the Northeast Area Elementary Boundary Study Committee, which has been charged with creating attendance boundaries for the new northeast elementary school and a new, larger Red House Run Elementary School. The meeting will be held 6 – 8 p.m. on Wednesday, October 13, […]

Baltimore County Public Schools’ Northeast Area Boundary Study to begin in September

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The boundary process for the new Northeast Area Elementary School and Red House Run Elementary School will begin in September 2021, according to School Board member Julie Henn. A recommendation will be made to the Board for consideration in March 2022. Schools participating in this study include: Elmwood Elementary School Fullerton Elementary School Joppa View Elementary School McCormick Elementary […]