Blue Ocean is excited to announce an exciting community partnership with the Baltimore Design School. Together with our amazing residents and communities, we seek to provide school supplies to students for the upcoming school year.
From now until August 27th, Blue Ocean will be hosting school supply drives for the students at Baltimore Design School within each of our communities. We will contribute donated school supplies as well as provide a monetary contribution to the School. Within our communities, we invite our residents to contribute in whichever ways they are most comfortable.
Listed below are links to school supply wishlists for each of the grade levels within the Baltimore Design School:
- Middle school wish list
- High school architecture wish list
- High school fashion design wish list
- High school graphic design wish list
During the month of August, donations may be dropped off at the leasing office within any of our communities!
The Baltimore Design School is a Baltimore City public school that offers a comprehensive college preparatory program that integrates design throughout the academic curriculum and provides Career and Technology Education (CTE) pathways. Presently, BDS serves approximately 245 middle school students and 278 high school students (523 students in total). The projected enrollment for 2020 is 575 students, with approximately 81 students per grade level.
The School fosters creativity and develops the academic and critical thinking skills of 6th through 12th grade students and prepares them for admission to college and careers in the design fields of Architecture, Fashion, and Graphic Design. The Baltimore Design School is a certified Career and Technology Education school. In a CTE pathway, students take rigorous academic courses and participate in work-based learning opportunities, including job shadowing, mentoring with industry professionals, and internships. After successful completion of a CTE program, students can graduate with industry certification and/or college credit.