Baltimore County Public Schools celebrated American Education Week 2013 with a variety of countywide and school-based activities designed to showcase teaching and learning. The BCPS-TV video and galleries below showcase some of these events.
BCPS-TV EDUCATION WEEK NEWS BRIEF
BCPS HIGH SCHOOL HONORS CONCERT
More than 250 of Baltimore County’s finest student musicians performed at the annual Baltimore County Public Schools High School Honors Concert. Conductors for the concert included Julien Benichou, music director for the Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra & Chesapeake Youth Symphony Orchestra; Arian Khaefi, assistant professor at Towson University; and Marcellus Brown, associate professor at Boise State University.
OVERLEA HIGH SCHOOL’S SHADOW DAY
Overlea hosted an Academy of Finance Shadow Day for parents and for Grade 8 students from feeder schools. Participants had the opportunity to interact with current AOF students, received an overview of the national program, and learned more about the benefits of the AOF program.
BOARD OF EDUCATION RECOGNITION CEREMONY
Members of the Board of Education of Baltimore County recognized students, educators and community members who have achieved success and contributed to the goals and mission of Baltimore County Public Schools. Honorees included those who have won local, state or national awards and others who have significantly benefited their schools and the school system.