Baltimore County Public Library to celebrate National Library Week

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Library joins libraries across the country in celebrating National Library Week, which runs Sunday, April 7, through Saturday, April 13. National Library Week is a time to shine a light on the important role that libraries play in society and to encourage people to take advantage of the resources that libraries provide. This year’s American Library […]

Golden Ring Middle School educator named a 2024 CDC Science Ambassador Fellow

ROSEDALE, MD—Dr. Edralin Pagarigan, a middle school science teacher at Golden Ring Middle School, has been named a 2024 CDC Science Ambassador Fellow. The CDC Science Ambassador Fellow program supports professional development opportunities for science teachers across the country. As a part of the program, Pagarigan will participate in a CDC course in Atlanta, Georgia, which will focus on foundational […]

Hereford High School team named one of 60 national winners of 3rd annual NASA TechRise Student Challenge

HEREFORD, MD—A team of five budding scientists and engineers from Hereford High School has been named one of 60 teams nationwide to win the third annual NASA TechRise Student Challenge. The honor means that the team’s winning entry – called “Ferrofluid Fiesta – Investigating the Issue of Atmospheric Microplastic (MP) Pollution” – will fly on one of two NASA-sponsored suborbital […]

Freedom Federal Credit Union selects 8 educators as 2023 Golden Apple Awards recipients

JOPPA, MD—At a reception held at Mountain Branch in Joppa on Tuesday, August 1, 2023, Freedom Federal Credit Union honored Christina Polsinelli and Don Heiderman, as the grand prize award recipients of the Credit Union’s 2023 Golden Apple Annual Educator Awards. The program, now in its twelfth year, doubled its grant program last year to include Baltimore County. Golden Apple […]

Eastern Tech teams earn 1st, 3rd places at the Lockheed Martin CYBERQUEST competition

TOWSON, MD—Teams from Eastern Technical High School earned first and third places at the CYBERQUEST® competition held in Hanover, MD on Saturday, March 4th. CYBERQUEST® is Lockheed Martin’s annual high school cyber competition held at locations across the nation as well as in Australia and the United Kingdom. The goal of the competition is to encourage high school students to […]

U.S. News names Maryland as number 1 state for gender equality

ANNAPOLIS, MD—U.S. News and World Report has named Maryland as the number one state for gender equality. The first-ever analysis of its kind cites K-12 education as a leading factor in achieving the nation’s top ranking. “Every child in Maryland deserves access to a world-class education, regardless of what neighborhood they happen to grow up in,” said Governor Larry Hogan. […]

Education Foundation announces 34 recipients of scholarships totaling $33,730

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Education Foundation of Baltimore County Public Schools has announced 34 recipients of its scholarships this year. The total value of the scholarships awarded is $33,730. The foundation presents scholarships that it funds directly – STEM (Science, Technology, Mathematics, and Engineering) and BEEF (Business, Economics, Entrepreneur, and Finance) scholarships – as well as scholarships it manages for private philanthropic […]

Eastern Tech mathematics chair named 2020 Maryland Outstanding Educator

ESSEX, MD—Stacy Barry, a resource teacher in the BCPS Office of Innovation and Digital Safety, has been named 2020 Maryland Outstanding Leader Using Technology by the Maryland Society for Education Technology (MSET), and Kimberly Burton-Regulski, mathematics department chair at Eastern Technical High School, has been named that group’s 2020 Maryland Outstanding Educator. Both women will be honored at MSET’s Common […]