Business, Education

Eastern Tech seniors among top 50 competitors in national 2022 Vans Custom Culture Shoe Design Contest

ESSEX, MD—Eastern Technical High School seniors Ava Mueller and Mia Snyder are among the top 50 competitors in the 2022 Vans Custom Culture Shoe Design Contest. The public can vote once daily until 5 p.m. on Friday, May 6, to support the students’ entry. The contest grand prize is $50,000 for the winners’ school’s art department. Four runner-up schools will …


Education, Sci-Tech, Sports

Perry Hall High School takes 1st place in Washington DC Electric Vehicle Grand Prix

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Perry Hall High School took first place this weekend in the annual Washington DC Electric Vehicle Grand Prix. The team consisted of two drivers (Chance Sullivan and Ryan Nguyen) and two pit crew members (Patrick Robertson and Kaden Todjo). The team was led by Mr. Michael Tedeschi. The winner is not based on speed, but on driving the electric …


Eastern Tech ranked among top 75 magnet schools in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report

ESSEX, MD—Eastern Technical High School ranks among the top 75 magnet schools in the nation and top 10 high schools in Maryland according to the 2022 Best High Schools list compiled by U.S. News & World Report. The school was also named one of the best public high school in the Baltimore region. Eastern Tech, the third highest rated school …

Police seek to identify victims of deceased Baltimore County music teacher

TOWSON, MD—During the course of a recent investigation, Baltimore County detectives recovered recordings of individuals that were taken without their knowledge. The suspect in this case, who is now deceased, has been identified as 46-year-old Scott Tiemann. At the time of Tiemann’s death, he was teaching music lessons at his Pikesville home…the same location where victims were recorded. Tiemann was …

Perry Hall Middle, Kenwood High recertified as Maryland Green Schools

TOWSON, MD—Fifteen Baltimore County public schools have been recertified as Green Schools by the Maryland Association for Environmental and Outdoor Education (MAEOE), including five schools that have achieved “sustainable” status by participating for 14 years or more in the program. The recertified schools are: Arbutus Middle School Battle Monument School Catonsville Elementary School Dulaney High School (Sustainable) Edgemere Elementary School …

Perry Hall High School inducts new Hall of Fame members

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Perry Hall High School inducted new alumni into its Hall of Fame on Thursday evening. The following individuals were inducted: Diane Butcher Fanning, Class of 1969, author of 15 true crime books and forensics consultant; Barbara Jane Gordon, Class of 1965, teacher, school administrator, and coordinator of professional development for Baltimore County Public Schools; Debbie Stephis Schillinger, Class of …

Eastern Tech, Perry Hall Middle students to be sworn in as Maryland Association of Student Councils president, 2nd vice president

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Maya Durkovic, a Grade 11 student at Eastern Technical High School, and David Arowolo, a Grade 7 student at Perry Hall Middle School, will be sworn in as president and 2nd vice president respectively of the Maryland Association of Student Councils (MASC) during its May 21 executive board meeting. “We are so proud of Maya and David for being …

Three BCPS students named grand prize winners in Lyric Education’s 5th Annual Dream Big Contest

TOWSON, MD— Half of the six grand prize winners (“Visionaries”) in Lyric Education’s Annual Dream Big Contest are Baltimore County Public Schools’ students. The Lyric Baltimore contest challenged Baltimore-area students in Grades 5 -12 to create poems, essays, or videos about their dreams for their lives, communities, or schools. The BCPS students named Visionaries are: Xin Yue Lu, Grade 10, …