Education, Police/Fire

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. …


Education, Events, Family

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. …


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 …

Councilman Marks: 20-acre park to be created south of White Marsh Mall

WHITE MARSH, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Thursday announced that a 20-acre park will be created south of White Marsh Mall as part of the development agreement for this area, and about 40 percent of the land will remain as open space. Those elements are part of master plan for this area, which includes land between Perry Hall Boulevard …

Proposal for new homes in Middle River draws criticism

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—Instead of a proposed new sports complex in Middle River, local residents could get something else entirely. Councilwoman Cathy Bevins’ Bill No. 52-19 to construct a new sports complex along Campbell Boulevard passed through the Baltimore County Council’s legislative session back in November. Now, however, it seems a proposal is on the table to build 82 single family …

Maryland Department of the Environment recognizes local schools for ‘idle-free’ policy

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Some northeastern Baltimore County schools have been recognized by the Maryland Department of the Environment. MDE has published an “Honor Roll” recognizing schools that have established a “school idle reduction” policy. “(These schools) are making great strides to keep students, staff, and families safer by reducing vehicle emissions from unnecessary idling,” said MDE officials. MDE reminds parents that idling …

Seventeen schools win Team BCPS Clean Green 15 Litter Challenge

TOWSON, MD – Some 5,000 students and community volunteers have made Baltimore County a cleaner and greener place by participating in this year’s Team Baltimore County Public Schools Clean Green 15 Litter Challenge. County Executive Johnny Olszewski, BCPS Superintendent Verletta White, and Debbie Phelps – Executive Director of the Education Foundation of Baltimore County Public Schools – announced Thursday morning …