Education, Entertainment, Events

Outstanding high school, middle school students named to 2022-2023 All-County Honors Dance Ensemble

TOWSON, MD—Thirty-two high school students and 30 middle school students have been selected to participate in the Baltimore County Public Schools 2022-2023 All-County Honors Dance Ensemble. The ensemble will rehearse weekly at George Washington Carver Center for Arts and Technology throughout the winter and spring. The culminating event for the ensemble will be a gala concert performance on Monday, June …


Education

Pine Grove Middle School educator named BCPS School Counselor of the Year

TOWSON, MD—Each year, the Baltimore County Association for Counseling and Development recognizes outstanding school counselors for their contributions to students, schools, and the school counseling profession. “Our school counselors are essential to the academic progress and personal development and well-being of our students,” said Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Darryl L. Williams. “Awards presented by the Baltimore County Association …


BCPS student artists honored at 34th Annual High School Art Exhibition

TOWSON, MD—Dozens of awards were presented to Baltimore County Public Schools’ students during a reception and awards ceremony for BCPS’ 34th Annual High School Art Exhibition. The juried exhibition features more than 100 artworks by students across the county. The exhibition remains on display at Goucher College’s Rosenberg Gallery through Thursday, June 2, 2022. The gallery, located at 1021 Dulaney …

2022 BCPS Film Expo honors 17 projects from 11 schools

TOWSON, MD—The 2022 BCPS Film Expo event showcased films produced by Baltimore County Public Schools students from 11 schools. Held on May 17 at The Senator Theatre, the BCPS Film Expo is Baltimore County’s largest student film competition. In its seventh year, the competition attracted 158 film, GIF, and poster entries from six middle schools and 16 high schools. Seventeen …

Two Baltimore County Public Schools students to be presented with Mildred Murray All-Academic Scholar-Athlete Award and Scholarship

TOWSON, MD—Two Baltimore County Public Schools students will be presented with a special award on Thursday. Brian Hwang of Dulaney High School and Dhruti Sheth of Owings Mills High School have been named winners of the 35th annual Mildred Murray All-Academic Scholar-Athlete Award and Scholarship. Presented by the Baltimore County Public Schools’ Office of Athletics, the prestigious honor will be …

Local BCPS educators’ artwork on display at 2021 Teacher as Artist exhibit

TOWSON, MD—The annual Baltimore County Public Schools’ Teacher as Artist exhibit is on display online and at school system headquarters. “Each school year we welcome this exhibition of artwork by our BCPS art educators and staff,” said Ryan Twentey, BCPS visual arts coordinator. “The exhibit highlights the skill and creativity of art educators who are also practicing artists. The artworks …

More than 90 BCPS seniors earn Maryland Seal of Biliteracy

TOWSON, MD—Ninety-two Baltimore County Public Schools seniors have earned the Maryland Seal of Biliteracy this year, an honor that recognizes their high proficiency in listening, speaking, reading, and writing in one or more languages other than English. The award is presented by the state through Baltimore County Public Schools. BCPS is one of 20 Maryland counties along with Baltimore City …

Parkville High School student wins 3rd place, $5,000 scholarship at McCormick Unsung Heroes Awards

PARKVILLE, MD—The annual McCormick Unsung Heroes Awards gala looked slightly different this year, as on Monday night, the 80th edition of this event took place online due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Trading a ballroom for computer screens did not, however, change the significance of this honor or the pride beaming forth from 114 Unsung Hero honorees, as well as …