Marks, Henn announce improvements to Perry Hall Elementary pathways

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks and Board of Education member Julie Henn on Wednesday reported that the pathways from Perry Hall Elementary School to Ebenezer Road will be improved this summer, once school has closed. The current pathways are in a state of disrepair. “These are used by dozens of students every day, and by our recreation council volunteers […]

Councilman Marks: Improvements scheduled for access to Gunpowder Elementary School

PERRY HALL, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Wednesday announced that improvements will be made in early May to improve pedestrian access at Gunpowder Elementary School. The project involves improvements to pathways that connect Gunpowder Elementary School, including repairs to the existing sidewalk at Lovelock Court. “I would like to thank County Executive’s staff and the Office of Property Management […]

Councilman Marks urges Baltimore County to follow through on new White Marsh traffic light

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Councilman David Marks is urging the Baltimore County Department of Public Works and Transportation to follow through on a proposed new traffic light in the White Marsh area. Councilman Marks on Monday said he has introduced a resolution that asks DPWT to follow through on installing a traffic light at the intersection of Perry Hall Boulevard and Bucks School […]

BCPS officials announce passing of former superintendent Dr. Bob Dubel

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools officials have announced the passing of former superintendent Dr. Bob Dubel. Dr. Dubel led Baltimore County Public Schools from 1976-1992. Board of Education Chair Jane Lichter and BCPS superintendent Dr. Myriam Rogers (Yarbrough) released the following statement on the passing of Dr. Dubel. “Baltimore County has lost an educational giant. Dr. Bob Dubel was associated […]

Online threat against Perry Hall High School investigated, increased police presence expected on Friday

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Authorities are investigating a threat that was posted to social media this week that circulated among students at Perry Hall High School. The threat, which someone captured via a screenshot and posted online, reads, “[Expletive] this [expletive] school bro, sick and tired of [redacted]’s new rules. It [sic] all [expletive] and she’s gonna [sic] pay tomorrow for it…by the […]

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 […]

Gun detection technology proposed to enhance BCPS school safety

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools officials are seeking approval from the Board of Education of Baltimore County for a new $2.66 million contract spending authority for gun detection technology, according to Board member Julie Henn. This contract will provide Omnilert Gun Detection software, monitoring, camera surveillance equipment, 24/7 support, and training for all schools. The system will be piloted at […]

Henn, Marks: Perry Hall High School track to be resurfaced

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Board of Education Member Julie Henn and Councilman David Marks announced this weekend that BCPS will restore Perry Hall High School’s outdoor track. The track has been in such poor condition that the school no longer hosts meets. The track is named for the late Jerry Martin, longtime physical education teacher and cross country and track coach […]