Another great year in the books!

Wow, what an incredible year! While the start of the new fiscal year last Tuesday has much of Team BCPS gearing up for the next school year, let’s take a quick look back at where we’ve been. Here’s a list of Team BCPS’ top 20 moments from the 2013-2014 school year.

Top 20 Highlights

  1. BCPS participates as a member of the League of Innovative Schools in a White House workshop on innovation in education.
  2. Overlea High School receives PrintED graphic communications accreditation.
  3. 75 students graduate during the first-ever BCPS summer school graduation.
  4. Ribbon-cutting ceremonies celebrate renovations to Dundalk and Sollers Point Technical High and Hampton and Stoneleigh Elementary schools.
  5. Sean McComb of Patapsco High School and Center for the Arts earns Maryland and National Teacher of the Year distinction.
  6. BCPS creates weekly email newsletter. (Push for more subscriptions.)
  7. Chesapeake, Owings Mills and Pikesville high schools are named STEM Innovation Schools.
  8. BCPS unveils S.T.A.T., Students and Teachers Accessing Tomorrow, and moves forward with its instructional digital conversion.
  9. The school system launches its “We Are Team BCPS” campaign by hosting the first-ever Team BCPS Day.
  10. BCPS students scoop up a third of all Scholastic Art & Writing awards in Maryland.
  11. BCPS selects 10 elementary schools to pilot Spanish language instruction.
  12. A Lansdowne High School film receives an honorable mention in the White House Student Film Festival.
  13. 18 BCPS students graduate with high school diplomas and associate degrees.
  14. BCPS unveils Parent University.
  15. A BCPS athlete scores Brittney Reese Allied Sports Scholarship.
  16. Chadwick, Chase, Lansdowne, Milbrook and Sandalwood elementary schools are named Maryland “Reward Schools.”
  17. BCPS students spread the message that “Loving Is Louder” during Bullying Prevention Week.
  18. Two students are honored as top winners in the “Champions of Courage” Black History Month Essay Competition.
  19. 129 BCPS seniors are recognized during 40th annual Career and Technology Education ceremony.
  20. More than 200 student musicians perform in annual BCPS Middle School Honors Concert.


Did we miss any top moments? Let us know by tweeting @BaltCoPS with the hashtag #TeamBCPStop20, or comment on this blogpost!


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