Category Archives: Perry Hall High School

Councilman Marks’ Blog

Planning Money Secured for New High Schools

Today, I am pleased to confirm that planning money will be in the upcoming capital budget to advance a new Towson High School and a high school in central or northeastern Baltimore County. By 2026, Baltimore County Public Schools anticipates … Continue reading

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Budget Funds Infrastructure, Park Upgrades Throughout Fifth District

The proposed Fiscal Year 2018 budget addresses numerous priorities in the Fifth District.  I am particularly pleased with the inclusion of funding to advance a new middle school, my top priority in the northeast, but there are numerous other improvements that … Continue reading

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Artificial Turf Field to be Funded at Perry Hall High School

I am pleased to announce that funding for a new artificial turf field will be included in the proposed Fiscal Year 2018 Baltimore County budget. Our office has advocated for this project since last spring, when we pulled together stakeholders … Continue reading

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Continuing our Work to Address Overcrowding in the Northeast

One of my priorities as County Councilman has been to reduce school overcrowding.  This is a complex problem, and not entirely driven by new development.  In Carney and Parkville, for instance, we are seeing a demographic turnover as older homeowners sell to … Continue reading

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Northeast Enrollment Review Kicks Off on October 8

I have tried to address school overcrowding for the past 15 years.  Upon my election to the County Council, we moved to lighten development by downzoning more than 260 acres in northeastern Baltimore County, where classrooms have been among the … Continue reading

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Proudly Endorsed by Baltimore County’s Educators

I am very proud to be endorsed by Baltimore County’s educators – the Teachers Association of Baltimore County (TABCO) and the Education Support Professionals of Baltimore County (ESPBC). We’ve worked very hard to improve our public schools over the past three years.  The … Continue reading

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A Year After Shooting, Perry Hall High Looks Forward

We are approaching the one year anniversary of the shooting at Perry Hall High School, a horrific day for the Perry Hall community.    Thanks to the swift action of faculty and public safety professionals, there was no loss of life … Continue reading

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From Towson to Perry Hall, Action on School Overcrowding

The Fifth District that I represent stretches from Charles Street to the Harford County line.   In the Towson area, demographic changes over the past decade have led to severe school overcrowding. Older residents are moving out, and younger families are … Continue reading

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50 Years for Perry Hall’s High School and Library

1963 was a big year for Perry Hall. Not only did the fast-growing community celebrate the opening of its new high school, but civic leaders dedicated a new library—and all within one week’s time. Neither, of course, remain at an original location. … Continue reading

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A Preview of Important Milestones in 2013

Over the past two years, our office has worked to improve communities throughout the Fifth District, from Towson to Perry Hall.   Some of these projects are big, such as the additions at Stoneleigh and Hampton Elementary School or air conditioning at … Continue reading

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