BALTIMORE COUNTY — It’s now a week before school begins in Baltimore County, and students and teachers will soon be knee-deep in homework and special projects. Baltimore County Public Library is reminding students and teachers that it offers a variety of resources to help make the school yea…

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SPARROWS POINT — Matthew De Bellis is a graduating senior at Sparrows Point High School who recently won this year’s Ethics Award — a commendation given to one graduating senior from each high school who best exemplifies the values of Baltimore County Public Schools.

SPARROWS POINT — More than 125 people gathered to celebrate good times, reminisce about the old days and look forward to the future at the Sparrows Point High School (SPHS) Class of 1968 and 1969’s 50th class reunion.

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DUNDALK — Student actors at General John Stricker Middle School are preparing for their school play, Alice in Wonderland Junior.

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TOWSON — After much discussion, debate and proposed amendments, the Board of Education for the Baltimore County Public Schools (BCPS) approved its proposed $2.3 billion operating budget on February 19 after an exhaustive five and a half hour meeting.

DUNDALK — Bring your family, friends and your telescope, or use ours, to observe the heavens at CCBC’s twilight Star Parties. Enjoy this eastside tradition at the campus observatory located at CCBC Dundalk, 7200 Sollers Point Road.

TOWSON — Baltimore County Executive John Olszewski, Jr. made a dramatic public visit to Baltimore County Public Schools Board of Education meeting last week to speak about the harsh realities of the county’s budget in the face of an ambitious operating budget proposal from BCPS Interim Super…

In schools across the area, some teachers leading instruction were once Baltimore County Public Schools students. (Pictured are BCPS alumni who are now teachers at Chesapeake High School.) Even Interim Superintendent Verletta White is a BCPS graduate. Building on that legacy, the school syst…

Community College of Baltimore County is reaching out to those impacted by the government shutdown by providing tuition relief. For families impacted by government furloughs, CCBC will offer a zero-down, no-interest deferred payment plan to cover tuition and fees for students enrolled or enr…

From elementary students learning ballroom dance to high school students performing their own choreography, Baltimore County Public Schools will showcase dance instruction during the sixth annual Take a Leap Baltimore County Dance Celebration.

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BALTIMORE COUNTY — Baltimore County Public Schools’ (BCPS) Interim Superintendent Verletta White proposed her $2.38 billion budget for fiscal year 2020 (FY2020) to the Board of Education on Jan. 8, which included a hefty request to continue funding staffing and resource programs to ensure st…