SCHOOL NEWS
Wednesday, 04 September 2013 12:40
    Baltimore County Public Schools superintendent S. Dallas Dance will host a community meeting to discuss school-related issues with interested citizens at Dundalk High School, 1901 Delvale Ave. on Monday, Sept. 16, at 6:30 p.m. Childcare and translation services will be available for the meeting.     

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    Baltimore County Public Schools is accepting nominations from high school students for membership on the 2013-14 Superintendent’s Student Advisory Council. The 15-member council meets quarterly to provide feedback on school initiatives and policies and to voice concerns of fellow students. Three students will be selected to represent each of the five geographic regions of the county. Nominees  will also be evaluated on grade levels and areas of interest.
    Nomination forms  are  available on the BCPS website under the “What’s Happening” section or by request by e-mailing mprumo@bcps.org or calling 410-887-8706. Forms are due no later than 4:45 p.m. Monday, Sept. 16.  Appointees to the council will receive notification by Friday, Sept. 20.

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    Students, parents and other interested parties are encouraged to offer feedback on Baltimore County Public Schools’ magnet programs at public forums taking place Tuesday, Sept. 17, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at Sandalwood Elementary School, 900 S. Marlyn Ave., and Thursday, Sept. 19, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at Mars Estates Elementary School, 1500 E. Homberg Ave. Public comment during the forums will be a critical component in the ongoing BCPS magnet program evaluation.

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    Local Baltimore County schools are hosting Back-to-School nights with other related activities to prepare students and parents for the 2013-14 school year. The schedule of events is as follows:
    Charlesmont Elementary School,  7800 W. Collingham Drive, is hosting Back-to-School Night on Tuesday, Sept. 10, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
    Colgate Elementary School, Back-to-School Night, Tuesday, Sept. 17, from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
    Logan Elementary School, 7601 Dunmanway,  Back-to-School Night for grades K-2, Tuesday, Sept. 10, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., and for grades 3 to 5, Tuesday, Sept. 17, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
    Dundalk Middle School, 7400 Dunmanway, Back-to-School Night, Thursday, Sept. 12, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
    Dundalk High School, 1901 Delvale Ave., Ribbon Cutting, Tuesday, Oct. 1, at 10 a.m., followed by Community Open House, from 6 to 8 p.m.
    Sollers Point Technical High School, 1901 Delvale Ave., Community Open House, Wednesday, Sept. 25, from 5:30 to 8 p.m.; Ribbon Cutting, Tuesday, Oct. 1, at 10 a.m.
    Sparrows Point High School, 7400 North Point Road, Back-to-School Night, Thursday, Sept. 19; Open House, Thursday, Nov. 7. For times, call the school at 410-887-7517.
    
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    Baltimore County Public Schools is inviting parents and guardians of BCPS students to apply for positions on the Superintendent’s Parent Advisory Council, which will meet quarterly with the superintendent and other school officials to give advice and feedback.
    The 15-member council will be composed of parents and guardians with at least one child in the school system. Nominees will be evaluated on factors including their child’s grade level, location of residence and areas of interest and expertise.
    Nomination forms are due Friday, Sept. 6, and are available at the BCPS website; click “What’s Happening” on the home page.