Education

Three BCPS juniors from Parkville, Towson selected as candidates for Student Member of the Board of Education

TOWSON, MD—Three BCPS juniors have emerged as the final candidates for student member of the Board of Education of Baltimore County for the 2023-2024 school year. The finalists are: Nicholas Dimitriades of Towson High School, Kayla Drummond of Parkville High School, Nathan Harris of George Washington Carver Center for Arts and Technology The trio were selected following application reviews and …


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Boundary process for central, northeast middle schools continues with January 25 meeting

TOWSON, MD—The second of five meetings of the committee charged with considering boundary options for central and northeast area middle schools will be held this week. The committee meetings have been scheduled through March 29, along with a public information session on March 8 to solicit public feedback about boundary line changes under consideration. This second meeting will be held …


Board of Education action to study northeast high school site falls short by one vote

NOTTINGHAM, MD—A new high school is planned to address school overcrowding in northeastern Baltimore County. The catch? It’s not really in the northeast. At Tuesday night’s meeting of the Board of Education of Baltimore County, Fifth District Board Member Julie Henn introduced a motion to pause finalizing the location of a planned new northeast area high school at the present, …

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 …

Students debut cultural exhibition at Parkville High School

PARKVILLE, MD—This school year, a group of students at Parkville High School are conducting a year-long series of exhibitions titled “Conoczamos Nuestra Cultura” (Meet Our Cultures), focused on sharing knowledge about different cultures within the Spanish-speaking community. The group’s hope is to shed light on the rich diversity of heritage within Parkville High. The BCPS blog was recently invited to …

Parkville High student arrested after bringing loaded gun to school

UPDATE: The following is a message to the community from the Parkville High School principal: Dear Parents and Families of Parkville High School I wanted to make you aware of an incident that happened this morning. School administration was notified of a possible weapon in the building. We immediately activated a lockdown and contacted our School Resource Officer (SRO) who …

Parkville High School placed on lockdown due to ‘weapons investigation’

UPDATE: Police say a 14-year-old student who was in possession of a loaded handgun has been placed under arrest. Original story below… —— PARKVILLE, MD—Parkville High School was placed on lockdown on Monday morning. Reports indicate that that administration at Parkville High became aware of a student in possession of a weapon on Monday morning. The school resource officer was …

Pine Grove Middle School evacuated due to suspicious package

UPDATE 10: BCPS Superintendent Dr. Darryl Williams and Board of Education of Baltimore County member Julie Henn have issued a statement on this incident. —— UPDATE 9: The two suspects have been identified and charged. —— UPDATE 8: Two suspects have been arrested in connection with this incident. ——— UPDATE 7: BCPS officials say afternoon bus service is being affect …