Release Date: 6/7/2018
Contact: Office of Communications, 443.809.5908

BCPS News Tips: June 9 - 16, 2018

Activities, events, and news from Baltimore County Public Schools

Saturday, June 9

CCBC hosts Saturday Placement Testing for Baltimore County Public High School students

What:High school students currently enrolled in Baltimore County Public Schools can participate in placement testing on selected Saturdays for CCBC’s Early College Access Program. The Saturday morning testing sessions are for high school seniors who plan to attend CCBC in the summer or fall, or any high school students interested in taking college courses and earning college credits while still in high school. Options include earning an associate degree or certificate, or getting a jump-start on college coursework requirements. Some CCBC Early College Access Programs allow students to take classes for free (up to four courses), pay half-price tuition or earn a high school diploma and associate degree simultaneously. Admissions and Financial Aid representatives will be available to talk to parents about the entry process and how to pay for college. Saturday Testing is free, but registration is required. Completing the placement testing now will enable students to enroll in CCBC summer sessions that start June 4, June 18, and July 16. Registration opens for CCBC Summer 2018 on March 26. Find more information or register.
When: Saturday, June 9
Check-in from 8:30 - 9:20 a.m.
Testing begins at 9:30 a.m.
Where: CCBC Catonsville and CCBC Dundalk

Visit the Parentmobile at Bedford Elementary’s Spring Festival

What: Visitors board the Parentmobile to learn about BCPS' curriculum, at-home learning resources, the BCPS website, community resources, and resources to support families of students with special needs or limited English proficiency. Parents and guardians are invited to visit. No registration is required.
When: Saturday, June 9, from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Where: Bedford Elementary School, 7407 Dorman Dr., 21208

Sunday, June 10

Visit the Parentmobile at the County Library’s Summer Reading Kickoff

What: Visitors board the Parentmobile to learn about BCPS' curriculum, at-home learning resources, the BCPS website, community resources, and resources to support families of students with special needs or limited English proficiency. Parents and guardians are invited to visit. No registration is required.
When: Sunday, June 10, from 1 – 4 p.m.
Where: Owings Mills branch of Baltimore County Public Library, 10302 Grand Central Ave., 21117

Monday, June 11

BCPS to honor top school volunteers

What: Forty-five volunteers from schools across Baltimore County will be honored for their outstanding contributions to BCPS and its students. In addition to recognizing each excellent volunteer at this gala breakfast, the BCPS Volunteer of the Year and finalists will be announced.
When: Monday, June 11, 2018, from 9 –11 a.m.
Where: Martin’s Valley Mansion, 594 Cranbrook Rd., 21030

Chatsworth School students to participate in Field Day

What: Chatsworth School will host its Field Day.Throughout the day, students will be engaged in a variety of indoor and outdoor activities to promote cooperation and teamwork.
When: Monday, June 11 (Various times throughout the school day based on grade level)
Where: Chatsworth School, 222 New Ave., 21136
Contact: Andrea Derrien or Justin Maglov (jmaglov@bcps.org), 410.887.1103

Deer Park Elementary to honor memory of student, teacher

What: Deer Park Elementary School will rededicate its memory garden to honor both a student and a teacher who passed away during this school year. Several students worked with teachers and faculty to update and refresh the garden, and the entire school body will take part in the ceremony.
When: Monday, June 11, at 2 p.m.
Where: Deer Park Elementary School, 9809 Lyons Mil Rd., 21117
Contact: Renee Jenkins or Kirsten Chalk, 410.887.0723

Tuesday, June 12

Last day for Annual High School Exhibit at Goucher

What: The BCPS Annual High School art exhibit at Goucher College features 130 pieces of artwork from all high schools. Most of the work is by juniors and seniors, and a significant number of the pieces are available for purchase.
When: Exhibit is available for viewing through Tuesday, June 12
Where: Goucher College, 1021 Dulaney Valley Rd., 21204
Contact: Sherri Fisher or Linda McConaughy, 443.809.4030

Friday, June 15

It’s the last day of school!

What: Have a great summer! Keep reading and learning! Be safe!
When: Friday, June 15

UPCOMING!

New P-Tech Program at Dundalk High to hold summer institute

What: The new P-Tech Program at Dundalk High School will begin in the 2018-2019 school year. It is an early college program offering students the opportunity to graduate with a high school diploma, an associate’s degree, and work experiences and connections through its business partners. The first day of the summer institute for incoming students will feature a bonding activity at Dundee Creek. Students will spend the remaining days taking Accuplacer at CCBC and visiting program partners: Black & Decker, KCI, Alban CAT, and Whiting-Turner.
When: Monday, June 18, to Friday, June 22
Where: Dundalk High School, 1901 Delvale Ave., 21222

Regional Summer College Boot Camp to be held at Loch Raven High

What: BCPS rising seniors (students who will enter Grade 12 in the 2018-2019 school year) from George Washington Carver Center for Arts & Technology, Loch Raven High School, and Towson High School, are invited to participate in a free Summer College Boot Camp. Students interested in participating must register with their school counselors. Lunch and bus transportation will be provided. The Boot Camp will offer guest speakers, essay writing help, SAT prep, college searches, and financial aid information.
When: Tuesday, June 19, from 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Where: Loch Raven High School, 1212 Cowpens Ave., 21286

Franklin High to host summer camp for incoming Project Lead the Way freshman

What: Franklin High School’s Project Lead the Way Biomedical Science Program is holding a summer camp for more than 30 incoming Grade 9 students. Registration for the camp is closed. Participants in the camp will participate in teambuilding experiences, review general science concepts, and preview the biomed program courses.They also will complete science explorations, activities, and labs.Rising seniors will act as camp counselors.
When: Tuesday, June 19, to Thursday, June 21, from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Where: Franklin High School, 12000 Reisterstown Rd., 21136

Regional Summer College Boot Camp to be held at Dulaney High

What: BCPS rising seniors (students who will enter Grade 12 in the 2018-2019 school year) from Dulaney, Hereford, and Pikesville high schools are invited to participate in a free Summer College Boot Camp. Students interested in participating must register with their school counselors. Space is limited. Bus transportation will be provided. The Boot Camp will offer guest speakers, essay writing help, SAT prep, college searches, and financial aid information.
When: Thursday, June 21, from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Where: Dulaney High School, 255 E. Padonia Rd., 21093

Early College Program at Woodlawn High

What: The Early College Program at Woodlawn High School, which offers students the opportunity to graduate with both a high school diploma and an associate’s degree, will hold a summer prep program for its students.
When: Monday, June 25, to Friday, June 29
Where: CCBC Catonsville, 800 S. Rolling Rd., 21228

BCPS schools, offices to close for primary elections

What: BCPS schools and offices will be closed today for primary elections.
When: Tuesday, June 26

Baltimore County teacher job fair to be held on June 27

What: Baltimore County Public Schools, the nation’s 25th largest school system, is looking for talented, dedicated teachers to work in a number of subject areas including English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), and secondary content areas: mathematics, science, Spanish, English, and special education. Benefits offered by BCPS include health, dental, and vision insurance, retirement plans, and paid leave. To be considered for a prescheduled interview, please complete anonline applicationand identify BCPS Job Fair – June 27 as the referral source.
When: Wednesday, June 27, from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Where: West Towson Elementary School, 6914 N. Charles St., 21204

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