BCPS school bus driver injured following altercation with parent in Carney

CARNEY, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools officials are investigating after a bus driver was involved in an altercation with a parent on Tuesday after dismissal. The incident occurred at a bus stop, according to a letter sent to parents by Lesley Stepney, principal at Harford Hills Elementary School in Carney. Further details have not been released, but the bus driver required […]

NOW YOU KNOW: National Night Out 2023 wrap-up

The following is an op-ed piece from Delegates Kathy Szeliga and Ryan Nawrocki. Last week, we attended several community celebrations of National Night Out (NNO). This year marks the 40th annual National Night Out event celebrated nationwide in communities, towns, and cities. NNO brings together law enforcement leaders and officers with community organizations to strengthen the relationships in the communities […]

Councilman Marks: Marshy Point, other recreation projects funded in FY 2024 budget

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Wednesday announced a series of recreation improvements funded in the Fiscal Year 2024 budget that will improve facilities from Middle River to Kingsville. The budget includes $1.7 million to improve Marshy Point Nature Center. This project involves utilities upgrades and improvements to animal enclosures, program spaces, the pier and dock, and canoe storage […]

17 BCPS students named 2023 Carson Scholars

TOWSON, MD—Seventeen Baltimore County Public Schools students are among the 482 students nationwide named 2023 Carson Scholars by the Carson Scholars Fund. Each year, the Carson Scholars Fund recognizes a select group of high-achieving students in Grades 4–11 who demonstrate outstanding academic achievement (at least a 3.75 GPA) and humanitarian qualities. The honored BCPS students for 2023 are: Seth Aguirre, […]

Nottingham-area 2020 National Night Out events announced

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The 37th annual National Night Out was pushed back to Tuesday, October 6 this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The annual event celebrates the partnerships that are strengthened as police and citizens unite in neighborhoods. Community engagement has been especially challenging in 2020. This annual community-building campaign is an opportunity to bring police and neighbors together under positive […]

Special Olympics torch run to pass through Parkville on Thursday

PARKVILLE, MD – The annual Law Enforcement Torch Run to benefit Special Olympics will take place Thursday, June 6, at 10:15 a.m. This will mark 33 years of Baltimore County Police participation in the event. The Baltimore County Police Department is dedicated to raising money for and awareness of the Maryland Special Olympics. The Special Olympics torch will be carried […]

Incoming BCPS superintendent Verletta White to ask public for input on next strategic plan

Verletta White, who was recently appointed superintendent of Baltimore County Public Schools, will host a Learning and Listening Tour throughout May 2018. The five sessions will begin the process of gathering input directly from Team BCPS students, families, staff, and community members to inform the system’s next strategic plan. All are invited to join Superintendent White for informal conversation on […]