NOW YOU KNOW: We Need Your Help to Stop School Overcrowding

The following is an update from Delegates Kathy Szeliga and Ryan Nawrocki Many schools in Baltimore County are experiencing a crisis level of overcrowding. Yet, development continues to be approved at record levels, especially in eastern Baltimore County. Allowing development when there is not enough space in schools hurts students and families. According to Baltimore County Public Schools, as Fox […]

BCPS Career and Technical Education annual ceremony recognizes 163 outstanding students

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools held its 50th Annual Career and Technical Education (CTE) Student Recognition Ceremony on May 1 at Towson University’s SECU Arena. The program was live-streamed and is available for online viewing. During the ceremony, 163 seniors – one student from each CTE program at each high school – were recognized as exemplary students. Five students, one […]

Baltimore County Public Schools to hold job fair in Overlea

OVERLEA, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools officials will hold a job fair in Overlea next week. The event will be held 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 8, 2024 at Overlea High School. BCPS, the third largest school system in Maryland and the 22nd largest in the nation, is recruiting for teachers, occupational therapists, physical therapists, speech language pathologists, nurses, […]

Delegate Jackon to sponsor potted plant service project at Overlea High School in February

OVERLEA, MD—Delegate Carl Jackson will be sponsoring a volunteer project to install potted plants at Overlea High School next month. The event will take place at 8:30 a.m. on February 17, 2024. Delegate Jackson says the project’s overall goal is to interior-scape, or install potted plants inside, at Overlea High School. The indoor plants will not only enhance the overall […]

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 […]

Baltimore County officials celebrate groundbreaking for Hazelwood Skatepark in Rosedale

ROSEDALE, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski and Department of Recreation and Parks officials on Thursday joined state and local elected officials and skateboard enthusiasts to break ground for Hazelwood Skate Park in the Rosedale community. This will be the Baltimore County’s second public skate bowl facility in nearly fifty years. “Recreational activities and community spaces that keep residents of all […]

Councilman Marks: Why I Am Restricting Apartments at the White Marsh Town Center

UPDATE: Bill 52-23 has passed unanimously. Original story below… The following is an editorial piece from Councilman David Marks. At its meeting on September 18th, the Baltimore County Council will consider my legislation to restrict apartments at the White Marsh Town Center. Bill 52-23 repeals earlier legislation that allowed for apartments in an area east of White Marsh Mall. That […]