Back to School Night and PTA Meeting

August 25th, starting at 6pm

The evening starts at 6pm with a quick General PTA Meeting and information about the school and the new school year. Then parents attend a teacher information session(s) in their child’s classroom.

Parents can also sign up for the PTA! If you want to fill it out in advance, a PTA application can be found here. PTA membership gets you emails for up-to-date information about PTA activities, a student directory, and a CVE car magnet.

Community Forums

Community forums scheduled to seek feedback about BCPS school facilities
What: Baltimore County Public Schools will host five community forums this fall that have been scheduled to solicit feedback from students, parents, stakeholders and others about school facilities across the school district.
When & Where: Each of the five forums listed below is scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m.:
• Tuesday, September 30, 2014, at Catonsville High School, 421 Bloomsbury Avenue, Catonsville 21228
• Wednesday, October 8, 2014, at Perry Hall High School, 4601 Ebenezer Road, Perry Hall 21236
• Wednesday, October 15, 2014, at Chesapeake High School, 1801 Turkey Point Road, Essex 21221
• Thursday, October 16, 2014, at Loch Raven High School, 1212 Cowpens Avenue, Towson 21286
• Wednesday, October 22, 2014, at New Town High School, 4931 New Town Boulevard, Owings Mills 21117
Background: As BCPS continues examining long-term planning to accommodate growth, the school system is committed to incorporating stakeholder viewpoints in its planning process. To do so, five community forums have been scheduled to gather public priorities related to the needs of both existing and future physical facilities.

We have some information about a couple of upcoming meetings to pass along

BCPS Board of Education meeting 
When: Tuesday, OCTOBER 7, 2014 at 7pm
Where: New Town High School. 4913 New Town Blvd., Owings Mills, MD 21117A school board member suggested parents appear en masse, with new, fresh voices on Oct. 7. The Nov. 25th magnet application deadline is approaching and the school would like to hear from interested parties.  If you would like to speak, please arrive 15 minutes early. Each speaker puts their name in a box to get the opportunity to speak, and gets 3 minutes.


Community Forum at Perry Hall High School with Dr. Dallas Dance
When: Wednesday, OCTOBER 8, 2014 at 8pm
Where: Perry Hall High School, 4601 Ebenezer Road, Perry Hall, MD  21236

BCPS Schools Superintendent Dr. Dance is soliciting feedback from parents and students on the needs of current and future schools as plans are being made to accommodate growth.

Baltimore County officials are holding meetings with Towson-area residents

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School system wants the public’s help to solve crowding issue
Jon Meoli, Towson Times / Baltimore Sun Media Group
Baltimore County Public Schools officials are asking the public to help choose one of a number of plans that would address school crowding in the Towson area. The scenarios include building a new school and converting a senior center into a school. A third option would expand an existing school and reshape a magnet program to create additional seats elsewhere. Meetings have briefed residents on the ideas, and letters were scheduled to be sent home Tuesday to parents in the affected communities.

http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/baltimore-county/towson/ph-tt-school-meeting-0904-20130903-33,0,2272272.story

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