Education

Overlea High School educator selected as finalist for 2022-2023 BCPS Teacher of the Year

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Six school-based educators from across Baltimore County have been selected as this year’s finalists for the BCPS Teacher of the Year. The finalists were chosen from among 157 school teacher of the year nominees by a committee composed of BCPS administrators, staff, students, TABCO (Teachers Association of Baltimore County) representation, and current BCPS Teacher of the Year and Maryland …


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Second community forum scheduled to review options for improving overcrowded northeast Baltimore County high schools

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools officials will hold the second of its two scheduled community forums this week. The purpose of the community forums is to review options and solicit feedback on how best to improve buildings, enhance school use, and provide capacity relief for high schools in the county’s northeast areas. The forums are part of a long-term study …


Overlea High School student assaulted, robbed on school grounds

OVERLEA, MD—Police are investigating after a a student was robbed at Overlea High School on Monday afternoon. On Tuesday, the school resource officer was informed that a robbery had occurred the day before. Four students were reportedly attending a softball game when two armed individuals approached them, brandished a firearm, then assaulted and robbed the victim. A witness told NottinghamMD.com …

BCPS to hold virtual public forums on improving overcrowded northeast Baltimore County high schools

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools has scheduled two community forums during the next two months to review options and solicit feedback on how best to improve buildings, enhance school use, and provide capacity relief for high schools in the county’s northeast area. The forums are part of a long-term study on planning for improvement in the county’s high schools. Schools …

Rabid coyote attacks dog, owner in Overlea

OVERLEA, MD—Health officials are warning local residents after a rabid coyote attacked a dog and its owner in Overlea this week. The incident occurred on Thursday, October 21, in Holt Park, near Overlea High School and Elmwood Elementary School. The coyote was captured and has tested positive for rabies. The animal has since been euthanized. Rabies is a serious infection …

Overlea High School graduate to be honored as one of Baltimore County’s 2021 Women of the Year

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County and the Women’s Commission will recognize three outstanding women during its 39th Annual “Woman of the Year” Awards Ceremony. The virtual event will take place on Wednesday, June 16, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. This year’s theme is “Valiant Women of the Vote: Refusing to Be Silenced.” Baltimore County’s 2021 visionary women of Baltimore County are: Sharon Y. …

Overlea, Parkville, Perry Hall High School students recognized in Career and Technical Education annual ceremony

NOTTINGHAM, MD—In heartfelt videos, six Baltimore County Public Schools graduating seniors shared their appreciation recently for teachers, internships, and courses that gave them a head start on careers in their fields of interest. These videos are the centerpiece of the 47th Annual Career and Technical Education (CTE) Student Recognition Ceremony, which was held online this year and is available for …

Select BCPS high schools to offer COVID-19 vaccines beginning Monday

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools and the Baltimore County Department of Health will offer COVID-19 vaccine clinics for BCPS high school students aged 16 and above, their family members, and interested school staff. Vaccines will be offered as early as Monday, May 10, at high schools with school-based wellness centers, and as early as Wednesday, May 19, at other selected …