Education

Local students, staff recognized with 2024 Team BCPS Day awards

TOWSON, MD—Team BCPS Day 2024, held on on Thursday, January 11, was a fun-filled day around Baltimore County. Across the county, students, staff, and supporters of Baltimore County Public Schools wore blue and posted nearly 170 photos on social media using hashtag #BCPSblue. As it does each year, BCPS selects some of the images and videos posted on Team BCPS …


Education, Family

Nine Baltimore County public schools to receive Little Free Libraries thanks to grant

TOWSON, MD—Nine Baltimore County public schools and one Baltimore County community will receive a special delivery in a few short days – the delivery of Little Free Libraries and hundreds of books to share with students and their school communities. The libraries are being installed thanks to the 2023 Read in Color Grant, an inaugural grant program from The Education …


Freedom Federal Credit Union selects 8 educators as 2023 Golden Apple Awards recipients

JOPPA, MD—At a reception held at Mountain Branch in Joppa on Tuesday, August 1, 2023, Freedom Federal Credit Union honored Christina Polsinelli and Don Heiderman, as the grand prize award recipients of the Credit Union’s 2023 Golden Apple Annual Educator Awards. The program, now in its twelfth year, doubled its grant program last year to include Baltimore County. Golden Apple …

BCPS educators earn 5 state-level awards from the Maryland Art Education Association

TOWSON, MD—Five Baltimore County Public Schools educators have earned statewide honors from the Maryland Art Education Association. In addition, the BCPS Office of Visual Arts has selected eight district-level award winners. State- and district-level awards will be presented during the 2023 MAEA Award Ceremony. The virtual event will take place on Thursday, June 8, at 7 p.m. (Those interested in …

10th Annual Kindness for Paws Art Show returning to White Marsh Mall

NOTTINGHAM, MD—A popular, pet-oriented art show will soon be returning to White Marsh. Through the 10th Annual Kindness for Paws Art Show at White Marsh Mall (on the first floor by Macy’s Home Store), community members can purchase portraits of adopted animals created by local students and teachers, and the funds raised will benefit the Maryland SPCA. Kindness for Paws …

Freedom Federal Credit Union selects eight Baltimore County, Harford County educators as 2022 Golden Apple Award recipients

JOPPA. MD—At a reception held at Mountain Branch in Joppa on Thursday, August 5, 2022, Freedom Federal Credit Union honored Dr. Stacey Durkovicˈ and Jeanne Mackowiak, as the grand prize award recipients of the Credit Union’s 2022 Golden Apple Annual Educator Award grant competition. Thanks to Freedom’s recent expansion from Harford County into Baltimore County, the Credit Union doubled grant …

Chesapeake Gateway Chamber of Commerce honors 21 BCPS educators and support staff

MIDDLE RIVER, MD—The Chesapeake Gateway Chamber of Commerce honored 21 Baltimore County Public Schools’ educators and support staff with 2022 Outstanding Educator Awards at a ceremony on May 24. “The outstanding BCPS team members honored by the Chesapeake Gateway Chamber exemplify the expertise, dedication, and creativity of staff throughout Baltimore County,” said BCPS Superintendent Dr. Darryl L. Williams. “We greatly …

Rosedale location added to BCPS Mobile Meal Distribution Program, effective May 11

ROSEDALE, MD— The Fontana Village Community Center in Rosedale has been added to the list of distribution locations for the Baltimore County Public Schools’ Mobile Meal Program, effective Monday, May 11. At all sites, Baltimore County Public Schools students will receive a breakfast, lunch, and snack on Monday through Wednesday. On Thursday, students will receive two breakfasts, two lunches, and …