West Towson Elementary School

Towson High School Named Blue Ribbon School of Excellence

February 11th, 2011

Towson High School was named a Maryland Blue Ribbon School of Excellence. It was one of six named in Maryland in 2010, and is the 15th school in Baltimore County to receive the honor, and the third Baltimore County High School to do so. According to the Baltimore County Public Schools article: Blue Ribbon School [...]

West Towson Elementary Sign to be Replaced

December 29th, 2010

The brightly lit neon-ish sign at West Towson Elementary School will be removed and replaced early next month. Neighbors of the new school had complained to the Baltimore County Council and asked for a redesign. It is a very tall sign with LED lights that blinked information in red all day & night. In a [...]

Ruxton-Riderwood-Lake Roland Improvement Association 2010 Annual Meeting

September 22nd, 2010

The Ruxton-Riderwood-Lake Roland Improvement Association has its' annual meeting and election of the Board of Directors on Thursday, September 23, 2010 at 7 pm at the new West Towson Elementary School. Tours of the new West Towson Elementary School will be given to members prior to the meeting at 6:30 pm. Also, principal Susan Hershfeld [...]

West Towson Elementary School Fall Registration

August 7th, 2010

It's time to register your child if you have been redistricted to the West Towson Elementary School. The Baltimore County Public Schools site has finally been updated so it is correct for redistricting! To make sure you need to register at West Towson, use the School Boundaries finder and enter your address. If you did [...]

New Traffic Light at Charles Street and Greenwood

July 13th, 2010

There is a new traffic light going in a Charles Street and Greenwood in Towson. It will be a big adjustment for those coming north on Charles St from the West Towson area, because it is around a curve where many people drive quickly. The reason for the light is the new West Towson Elementary [...]

Baltimore County Property Taxes to Remain Steady in 2010

April 20th, 2010

Baltimore County property taxes will not be raised in 2010, according to County Executive Jim Smith's budget, released last week. County pension and healthcare benefits were cut back to ensure that Baltimore County property taxes would not be raised. Baltimore City income tax may be raised due to a deficit. Luckily the cuts and management [...]

Towson Residents Help Determine West Towson Elementary School Boundaries

January 7th, 2010

Over 300 people attended the meeting at Loch Raven High School last night about where the boundaries may be drawn, and which children in Towson may be redistricted to the new West Towson Elementary School. The Towson Families United group, which is "A coalition of parents and residents seeking a long-term solution to Towson's overcrowded schools", reports [...]

West Towson Elementary School Boundaries to be Revealed January 6, 2010

December 28th, 2009

The West Towson Elementary School is under construction, and the plans for boundaries are being revealed at a public meeting on January 6, 2010. The Baltimore County School Board would like input on the boundary drawing possibilities from the Towson neighborhoods affected by the possible change in redistricting. The open meeting being held January 6 [...]

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