BCPS schools to open doors to new year, superintendent

Superintendent Dance to visit nine schools on Wednesday, August 27

What:             One-hundred-seventy-three Baltimore County public schools, centers and programs will open their doors to students and a new school year on Wednesday, August 27, and nine of them will welcome a visit from Superintendent S. Dallas Dance on the first day. Members of the Board of Education of Baltimore County as well as Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz and other special guests will accompany Dance as he travels across the county to welcome students, teachers and administrators alike to the 2014-2015 school year.


When:            Wednesday, August 27, 2014, from 7:30 a.m. to 3:50 p.m.


Where:           Randallstown High School

4000 Offutt Road, Randallstown 21133

Principal: Marla Dean, 410-887-0748

Time: 7:30 – 8 a.m.


Cockeysville Middle School

10401 Greenside Drive, Cockeysville 21030

Principal: Deborah Magness, 410-887-7626

Time: 8:30 – 9 a.m.


Chapel Hill Elementary School

5200 Joppa Road, Perry Hall 21128

Principal: Jonna Hundley, 410-887-5119

Time: 9:30 – 10 a.m.


Vincent Farms Elementary School

6019 Ebenezer Road, White Marsh 21162

Principal: Charlene Behnke, 410-887-2983

Time: 10:30 – 11 a.m.


Sparrows Point Middle/High School

7400 North Point Road, Sparrows Point 21219

Principal: Lisa Perry, 410-887-7524 (middle) / Samuel Wynkoop, 410-887-7517 (high)

Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12 noon


Arbutus Middle School

5525 Shelbourne Road, Halethorpe 21227

Principal: Michelle Feeney, 410-887-1402

Time: 1:15 – 1:45 p.m.


Fort Garrison Elementary School

3310 Woodvalley Drive, Pikesville 21208

Principal: Karen Harris, 410-887-1203

Time: 2:15 – 2:45 p.m.


Mays Chapel Elementary School

12250 Roundwood Road, Timonium 21093

Principal: Stephen Coco, 410-887-4134

Time: 3:15 – 3:50 p.m.



Included in this year’s first-day agenda are two “Lighthouse” or Students and Teachers AccessingTomorrow (S.T.A.T.) pilot schools; one “Passport” or elementary world language pilot school. These schools highlight the diversity of our students and programs and showcase the newest BCPS initiatives going into the 2014-15 school year.