BCPSfest 2024 to be held in August

TOWSON, MD—The date for BCPSfest 2024 has been announced. The annual back-to-school celebration will take place 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Saturday, August 17, 2024 at George Washington Carver Center for Arts and Technology. Attendees will be able to: Enjoy live entertainment and fun hands-on activities. Try Double-Dutch jump roping. Take a break in the Story Time Tent with […]

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 […]

BCPS to honor National Board-certified teachers

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools (BCPS) will honor its teachers who have achieved the National Board Certification. A pinning ceremony will be held on Wednesday, May 29 to recognize the 25 teachers who have earned this prestigious certification. National Board Certification is the highest certification that teachers can receive. To earn this certification, they must successfully complete a rigorous peer-review […]

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 […]

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 […]

U.S. News & World Report ranks BCPS high schools among best in state, nation

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County’s public high schools placed well in the annual U.S. News & World Report’s Best High Schools list released on Tuesday, with five placing among the top 30 high schools in the state, 14 among the top 150, three among the state’s top five magnet schools, and four among the nation’s best magnet schools. Eastern Technical High School […]

BCPS names Teacher of the Year, Essex educator named Principal of the Year

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools officials have named their 2024-25 Teacher of the Year, Principal of the Year, and Assistant Principal of the Year. Stephanie Gerhold, an English for Speakers of Other Languages teacher at Woodlawn Middle School, has been named Teacher of the Year for BCPS. The award was announced on Thursday, April 18, 2024, during a gala at […]