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Old Court Middle School
4627 Old Court Rd.
Baltimore, MD 21208
Main: 410-887-0742
Fax: 410-887-0670
Cafeteria: 410-887-0745
Guidance: 410-887-0788

Principal: Kyria Joseph
6th Grade Assistant Principal: Cindy Scott
7th Grade Boys Assistant Principal: Tryalah Shipman
7th Grade Girls Assistant Principal: Cindy Scott
8th Grade Assistant Principal: Tryalah Shipman

Our Vision
One Team. One Vision. Unlimited Success.

Our Mission
Through high expectations, 21st Century skills, and culturally responsive instruction, Old Court Middle School is committed to the development of its students into globally competitive citizens.


The BCPS Bullying Prevention video promo can be accessed at https://vimeo.com/120200246  and Dr. Dance’s message at https://vimeo.com/120091853.  Be sure to share activities, photos, videos, and information via Twitter and Instagram. A winner will be randomly selected each day for having the most positive, powerful, and profound tweet or photo!

A Bullying Prevention Town Hall meeting is scheduled for Monday, March 2, 2015, at Cockeysville Middle @ 6 p.m.  A panel of community experts, students, and BCPS staff will be on hand to discuss these issues in our buildings, communities, and cyber world.  (flyer & agenda attached)

Please share this information and let’s Take a Stand to Lend a Hand!  Use the hashtag #takeastandbcps , so we can capture your school’s activities. 

PARCC is coming up for all students. For more information on PARCC testing in general, click here. To see the accessibility accomodations and fairness features of PARCC, click here. For sample English/Language Arts and Math tests, click here then go down to the Grades 6-8 item sets section.

#PrepareforPARCC Updates 

The 2015 BCPS Stakeholder Survey runs from January 30-February 28. Visit the BCPS homepage for more information. Click here to take the survey.

BCPS is looking for new bus drivers. For more information, please see this flyer.

OCMS is on Twitter! Follow us @oldcourtms for news, updates, and more!

Basketball season has started at OCMS. For the schedule of games, click here‚Äč. Go Lions!

Your student(s) should have brought home a BCPS One letter that details how you log onto BCPS One to access their grades. For frequently asked questions, please view this document. For the BCPS One login screen, please visit this site.

Baltimore County Public Schools (BCPS) has entered into an agreement with Microsoft to participate in the Microsoft Office 365 Student Advantage Program. The program will give students and their family members access to as many as five copies of the Microsoft Office 365 suite (including Word, Powerpoint, Excel, and Publisher) for personal computers, tablets, iPads, Phones, and Android devices, all free of charge.  For information on how to get the software, click here. For instructions on how to install the software, click here.

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