Education Foundation of Baltimore County Public Schools Continues Its Partnership with the Baltimore Blast

The Education Foundation of Baltimore County Schools, in its ongoing partnership with the Baltimore Blast soccer team, has announced a series of events to support the BCPS community.

The events scheduled throughout the 2014-2015 school year include special student achievement nights, a speaker series for individual schools, teacher-administrator appreciation nights, fundraising opportunities for individual schools and team spirit days, Red Friday.

See detailed information below:

Student Achievement Nights

December 12, 2014

March 2015 (During the Play-Off – Date to be determined)

7:35PM Kickoff

One FREE game ticket per student accompanied by an adult ticketholder

Education is a BLAST Night

Baltimore County Public Schools Teacher/Administrator Appreciation Night

Baltimore County Public Schools “Parade of Champions” for our students

February 13, 2015

7:35PM Kickoff

Event Location

Royal Farms Arena

201 W. Baltimore Street

Baltimore Maryland, 21201 

Ticket Pick-Up

Box Office is open MondayFriday 10:00 am -5:00 pm.

Hours for the Box Office on weekends and holidays will vary.

For the first Student Achievement Night, on December 12, students who have been recognized by their schools for success academically, through attendance and character will receive an application from their school to be completed and submitted for one FREE game ticket. Student must be accompanied by an adult ticketholder.  (Tickets will be delivered to participating school or can be picked up at the Royal Farms Arena Box Office.)   The Box Office is open MondayFriday 10:00 am -5:00 pm.  Hours for the Box Office on weekends and holidays will vary.

“Calling the Baltimore Blast” speaker series connects members of the Blast with Baltimore County Public Schools providing presentations on a variety of topics such as respecting differences, character building, anti-bullying, self-esteem and teamwork. The Baltimore Blast will also assist schools with individual school fundraising events.


The Education Foundation of Baltimore County Public Schools Headquarters, 105 W. Chesapeake Avenue, Towson, Maryland  21204


Deborah Phelps, Director

Bonnie Derda, Administrative Assistant


Mike Conway

Baltimore Blast

Assistant General Manager

Baltimore, Maryland  21237


The February 13, 2015, “Education Is a Blast Night” provides free admission to Baltimore County Public Schools teachers and/or administrators, in appreciation for their hard work and dedication to the children of Baltimore County Public Schools.  Also on that night, students from participating schools who have entered the “Life Is a Blast” art contest can participate in the “Parade of Champions,” in which they will be able to showcase their artwork, parading throughout the arena and on the field.  Artwork will be judged and prizes will be awarded by the Baltimore Blast, displaying the artwork on the scoreboard.  Students participating in the “Parade of Champions” will be able to obtain one FREE ticket to participate that evening.   Information will be provided by the schools and each student must be accompanied by an adult ticketholder.

“I am very pleased that we have this opportunity to continue to partner with Baltimore’s professional soccer team, Baltimore Blast,” said Education Foundation Director Deborah Phelps. “The team’s support—through fundraisers, visits to the schools and appreciation nights—have provided a positive benefit to our students, teachers and programs throughout Baltimore County Public Schools.  Funds from this partnership impact the work of the Foundation for our schools, supporting 21st Century Initiative Grants, Scholarships and S.T.A. T. – Students and Teachers Accessing Tomorrow.”

A list of event dates and details is available on the Education Foundation website,

Click here for an order form.

Click here to view the Partnership flyer.

Click here for the Student Achiever night application.

Click here for the Work-Based Learning Survey.

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