The Bluebirds defeated Owings Mills, 12-2, to take the Baltimore County Divison II championship.
Monday, May 6, 2013
Friday, May 3, 2013
The student project "Red Room" was honored for game production this week.
Teams from Eastern Tech and Chesapeake high schools took home awards Wednesday in a Baltimore County Public Schools game design competition. Chesapeake claimed a first prize in game production in the school system's fourth annual Project L.i.V.E. ( that stands for “Learning in Virtual Environments”), officials announced Friday. Teacher Justin Patterson, quoted in a BCPS release, described the winning project, titled "Red Room," as a "1930s, film noir-esque story." The game was also awarded second place in the game design category. “The students did an amazing job of incorporating what they learned in class into the game," forensics teacher Krystal Romanowski said in the release. Student Tymisha McDaniels, one of nine who worked on the …
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Senior attackman Nick Eliadis scored four goals and had two assists against Parkville to reach 159 career points.
Kenwood High School's Nick Eliadis scored four goals and had two assists in Monday's boy's lacrosse defeat of Parkville High School. The prolific afternoon of scoring put the senior in Kenwood's sports history books. Entering the game, the attackman needed four points to tie Mike Powers as the Bluebids' all-time points leader, according to Coach Philip Rossetti. Powers, who played for Kenwood from 1999 to 2002, led the Bluebirds to a division title and a regional tournament final appearance in 2002 when the team finished the season with a 15-2 record. Powers finished his career with 157 points. Eliadis pushed his points total to 159 points in the effort against Parkville, and the team isn't finished yet—the Bluebirds have their sights set…
Monday, March 18, 2013
Mars Estates and Orems elementary schools participate in the March 2013 affair.
March is National Reading Month, and the celebration is getting underway in Essex and Middle River, where elementary school students are hosting two events to hone their skills this week. From 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, students at Mars Estates Elementary will get a real-world application of their lessons during a trip to the supermarket. The elementary school's math/reading night is taking place at Food Lion (1565 Hyde Park Road) in Essex. Inside the market, younger students will be given assignments involving shapes, colors, measurements and numbers. More advanced students will work on multiplication and money counting, according to a press release from Baltimore County Public Schools. While the Essex students are getting lessons in the …
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Two elementary schools and the Martin State Airport MARC stop are on Kamenetz's legislative to-do list for the General Assembly session.
Three Essex- and Middle River-area elementary schools and an expansion to the MARC station in Middle River are mentioned on Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz's list of legislative priorities in the Maryland General Assembly Session that begins this week. Sussex, Middleborough and Middlesex elementary schools are among eight county elementary schools for which Kamenetz announced requests for air conditioning projects as part of $128 million in school construction projects. On Monday, Gov. Martin O'Malley announced that his proposed budget for the next fiscal year would include $336 million for school construction projects statewide, including $25 million for air conditioning. The release said that in the past decade, the county has …
Thursday, January 3, 2013
Baltimore County Public Schools announced the Essex school's closure Thursday morning.
UPDATE (8:50 a.m.)—Middlesex Elementary School in Essex closed Thursday, Jan. 3 for a water problem, Baltimore County Public Schools announced. A water valve in front of the school, located at 142 Bennett Rd., broke overnight, according to Kurt Kocher, a spokesman for the Baltimore City Department of Public Works. Kocher confirmed that the valve was repaired sometime between 11 p.m. on Jan. 2 and 7 a.m. on Jan. 3. It was unknown if any homes had lost water service during repairs, he said.
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
State Del. Pat McDonough brought new Maryland and United States flags to Chase Elementary School.
Talk about a patriotic gift for the holidays—State Del. Pat McDonough recently provided new Maryland and United States flags to Chase Elementary School. Special thanks to the delegate for submitting the photo to Patch. Chase Elementary School students pictured left to right, back to front, are Korrina Robinson, Jayquan Jenkins, Jada Stevenson, Taylor Cheaton, Hunter Leslie and Emily Dietz. Joining in the flag presentation were Principal Douglas Elmedorf and Assistant Principal Barbara Lewis.
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Baltimore County students can learn about 50 colleges and trade schools on Dec. 4.
Wondering what to do after graduation? Kenwood High School's fifth annual college and career fair, rescheduled after Hurricane Sandy, is expected to provide Baltimore County high school students with some options. Between 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Dec. 4, representatives of 50 colleges and trade schools are expected to gather at Kenwood High School at 501 Stemmers Run Rd. in Essex. All Baltimore County high school students and parents may attend, according to an announcement released by Kenwood. Featured schools include: Tell us about the schools you attended or plan to attend in the comments.
Monday, November 19, 2012
Check out this high-flying experiment by Glenmar students from Friday.
Students at Glenmar Elementary School were treated to an explosive lesson plan on Friday. As part of a unit on rocketry, Glenmar fifth-graders spent part of Friday afternoon launching rockets from the school ball field as the rest of the student body watched. Teams of students each spent about an hour constructing their 13 water-powered rockets from soda bottles, red plastic cups, paper plates and tape. The goal was to beat the height set by rocketry pioneer Robert Goddard in his 1926 demonstration—41 feet high in 2.5 seconds spent in the air. In addition to the students' rockets, county science instructors Eric Cromwell and Tim Kent fired off seven solid-fuel demonstration rockets, including two large rockets that carried altimeters …
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Christine Olszewski spent Wednesday reading on the roof of the lower school at Mt. Carmel.
Christine Olszewski is a woman of her word. That's what students at the lower school at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel found Wednesday morning when they saw her perched above the school's entrance with a camp chair, children's books, blankets and a propane heater. Olszewski picked the day to spend reading outside as part of a national contest during National Young Readers Week. She considered going up to a higher roof on the building. "Then I got up to this height and I was like, 'This is just fine,'" she quipped. Her reading selections for the day include "Wimpy Kid" books, "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs" and a timely selection lent to her by a student Wednesday morning, "The Principal's On The Roof," an excerpt of which Olszewski read for …