BCPS teacher earns prestigious VEX Robotics award

TOWSON, MD—A Baltimore County Public Schools teacher has earned a prestigious award from VEX Robotics. Christopher Putnam, a technology education teacher at Hereford Middle School, has been named an Inspiration All-Star at the 2024 VEX Robotics World Championships. The award is given to only six outstanding teachers, mentors, and volunteers who have made a significant contribution to advancing student involvement […]

Parkville High School counselor among BCPS’ 2024 School Counselors of the Year

TOWSON, MD—The Baltimore County Association for Counseling and Development has recognized a new class of outstanding school counselors for the 2023-24 school year. “The school counselors in BCPS are vital in ensuring the academic progress, personal growth, and overall well-being of our students, and they contribute significantly to the school counseling profession,” said BCPS Superintendent Dr. Myriam Rogers. “The annual […]

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 […]

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 […]

11 BCPS student teams earn honors during Maryland State VEX Robotics Championships

TOWSON, MD—The Maryland State VEX Robotics Championships is an annual competition that brings together the top robotics teams from more than 40 countries to showcase their skills and creativity. This year, 11 teams from five Baltimore County Public Schools participated in the competition and nine teams from four schools have qualified for the VEX Robotics World Championship, which will be […]

Eight BCPS seniors chosen to serve as Maryland General Assembly student pages for 2024 legislative session

TOWSON, MD—Eight Baltimore County Public Schools seniors have been selected to serve as student pages for the 2024 legislative session of the Maryland General Assembly. The students are: Ivana Awuah, Catonsville High School Yeily Benitez, Kenwood High School Nikolai Brodie, Overlea High School Khumari Burgess, Towson High School Claire Cabral, Hereford High School Xin Yue Lu, Dulaney High School Anya […]

BCPS celebrates 2023 fall athletics state champions, runners-up

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools officials are celebrating their high school athletic teams and student-athletes recognized at the state level during the 2023 fall season. “Please join me in celebrating this outstanding group of Baltimore County student athletes,” said BCPS Superintendent Dr. Myriam Rogers (Yarbrough). “I would also like to take a moment to thank their coaches, athletic trainers, physical […]