Olszewski releases $5 billion FY2025 budget providing education funding and investments in recreation and parks, public safety

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Thursday submitted a $5 billion budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2025 that provides billions for public education, historic investments in recreation and parks, and continued funding for key priorities that will move Baltimore County forward, including public safety, housing and community development, sustainability, public works and transportation, libraries, and beyond. “Building a better […]

Six new speed cameras to be activated in Baltimore County next week

TOWSON, MD—Six new speed cameras will go online in Baltimore County next week, officials announced on Thursday. On Monday, March 18, 2024, the Baltimore County Police Department will activate six new speed cameras in the following five school zones. Lamb of God School, 4400 block of Ridge Avenue (eastbound) The Jemicy School, 11200 block of Garrison Forest Road (north and […]

Baltimore County celebrates hometown hero Angel Reese with basketball court dedication

RANDALLSTOWN, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski and the Department of Recreation and Parks on Monday celebrated the dedication of the newly-renovated basketball court at the Scotts Branch Recreation Activity Center (RAC), honoring NCAA Champion and Randallstown hometown hero, Angel Reese. The court, now known as “Angel Reese Court” is part of an ongoing effort to modernize aging equipment at every […]

Incoming BCPS superintendent announces transition team

TOWSON, MD—Dr. Myriam Yarbrough, who will begin her term as superintendent of Baltimore County Public Schools on July 1, 2023, on Friday announced the members of her transition team. The 39-member team includes current and retired BCPS educators, staff, and administrators, employee association leaders, higher education administrators, business and community partners, and law enforcement representatives. Members of the transition team […]

Olszewski announces $80 million in state grant funds to accelerate key school construction projects

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Tuesday announced $80 million in additional state grant funds that will be leveraged to support a number of major ongoing school construction projects. Specifically, Olszewski announced: $26 million in additional funds towards a new Lansdowne High School; $20 million in additional funds towards a like-new Towson High School; $15 million in additiPine Grove […]

MSDE partners with Baltimore County, Howard County Public Schools in $5.5 million grant to improve outcomes for children with disabilities

BALTIMORE, MD—Committed to improved outcomes for children and youth with disabilities, the Maryland State Department of Education is partnering with two local school systems in a $5.5 million State Personnel Development Grant (SPDG) awarded by the U.S. Department of Education. Baltimore County Public Schools and Howard County Public Schools will join MSDE’s Division of Early Intervention and Special Education Services, […]

Olszewski announces $70 million investment in Baltimore County school construction

TOWSON, MD—County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Monday was joined by House Speaker Adrienne Jones, Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Darryl Williams, and Baltimore County Council Chairman Julian Jones to announce $70 million in new investments in school construction for Fiscal Year 2023. Standing inside of Scotts Branch Elementary School, Olszewski announced that the school would be rebuilt from the ground […]

BCPS social studies educator Brianna Ross selected as Maryland’s 2021-22 Teacher of the Year

TOWSON, MD—Brianna Ross, a history teacher at Deer Park Middle Magnet School, has been named the 2021-2022 Maryland state Teacher of the Year. Each of the 24 Maryland school jurisdictions selects an outstanding teacher to compete for the award. Ross was one of eight finalists selected by the Maryland State Department of Education. “Team BCPS joins the entire state in […]