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 …


BCPS announces public forums to discuss FY 2025 budget priorities

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Myriam Rogers (Yarbrough) will host five “Community Conversations” regarding the development of the BCPS Fiscal Year 2025 Operating Budget. Community members are invited to share their ideas on budget priorities and the investments the system should make to provide high-quality public education to every student. In addition to the budget forums, Team BCPS …

Dive team searching for owner of Parkville High class ring found while training at Loch Raven Reservoir

NOTTINGHAM, MD—A dive team found a class ring while training on Saturday, and now they hope to return it to its owner. Divers with Middle River Volunteer Fire & Rescue trained at Loch Raven Reservoir on August 26 and found a class ring from Parkville High School’s Class of 2022. The ring, pictured below, features the letter “J” on its …

Carl Armstrong named Principal at Kenwood High School

TOWSON, MD—Carl Armstrong has been appointed Principal at Kenwood High School. Armstrong has 16 years of experience with Baltimore County Public Schools, most recently serving as Assistant Principal at Parkville High School. From 2010-2017, Armstrong taught Spanish at Perry Hall High School, where he also served as World Languages Department Chair. He participated in the rewriting of the countywide Spanish …

Parkville High School senior sworn in as 2023–2024 Student Member of the Board

TOWSON, MD—On Wednesday, Kayla Drummond, a rising senior at Parkville High School, was sworn in as the 2023–2024 Student Member of the Board of Education. Drummond is an honor roll student at Parkville and serves as a class officer and in leadership roles in the school’s AVID Club, Student Council, and in the One Love Club. She is a National …

Baltimore County to host open house to discuss Hillendale/Parkville/Overlea Sustainable Community Area

PARKVILLE, MD—Baltimore County is inviting residents to help shape the future of the Hillendale/Parkville/Overlea Sustainable Community Area. The Baltimore County Department of Planning will hold an open house on Wednesday, June 21, 2023  from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Parkville High School. Residents will be able to weigh in on topics like environment, transportation, housing, economy, quality of life, and …

Student artists honored at 35th Annual High School Art Exhibition

TOWSON, MD—Many of Baltimore County Public Schools’ best student artists were honored for their work and talent during a June 1 reception and awards ceremony for BCPS’ 35th Annual High School Art Exhibition. The juried exhibition featured 114 pieces of art representing the work of 117 student artists from across the county. Following the ceremony at The Startup at Towson …