Education

Essex, Woodlawn principals named 2020 BCPS Principals of the Year

TOWSON, MD—During several recent virtual school staff meetings, BCPS Superintendent Dr. Darryl L. Williams surprised three Baltimore County school administrators with an unexpected but great announcement. To each school’s staff, he broke the big news — Mars Estates Elementary’s Kelly O’Connell is the 2020-21 Elementary Principal of the Year; Woodlawn Middle’s Rochelle Archelus is the 2020-21 Middle School Principal of …


Education, Family, Health

Rosedale location added to BCPS Mobile Meal Distribution Program, effective May 11

ROSEDALE, MD— The Fontana Village Community Center in Rosedale has been added to the list of distribution locations for the Baltimore County Public Schools’ Mobile Meal Program, effective Monday, May 11. At all sites, Baltimore County Public Schools students will receive a breakfast, lunch, and snack on Monday through Wednesday. On Thursday, students will receive two breakfasts, two lunches, and …


Dundalk, Middle River locations added to BCPS mobile meal distribution program

TOWSON, MD—Holabird East Apartments, Martin Boulevard Elementary School, and Norwood Elementary School have been added to the list of distribution locations for the Baltimore County Public Schools’ Mobile Meal Program, effective Monday, May 4. At all sites, students will receive a breakfast, lunch, and snack on Monday through Wednesday. On Thursday, students will receive two breakfasts, two lunches, and two …

Essex-area principals among six finalists for 2020 Principal of the Year

ESSEX, MD—Two principals from the Essex area are among six finalists for 2020-21 Baltimore County Public Schools Principal of the Year. Kelly O’Connell is in her fourth year as principal at Mars Estates Elementary School and her 18th year with BCPS. She earned a bachelor’s degree in elementary education and a master’s degree in human resources school leadership from Towson …

Verletta White named BCPS superintendent

The Baltimore County Board of Education voted on Tuesday to offer a four-year contract to Verletta White to serve as the permanent superintendent. White had served as interim superintendent since S. Dallas Dance resigned as superintendent at the end of June 2017. She was named the Baltimore County Public Schools permanent superintendent by an 8-4 vote on Tuesday. White, a …