High School

St. Mary’s Ryken Names Patrick Behan Head Boys Basketball Coach

St. Mary’s Ryken Names Patrick Behan Head Boys Basketball Coach

St. Mary’s Ryken (SMR) is proud to announce the hiring of Patrick Behan as head boys basketball coach. He comes to SMR from St. John’s College High School in Washington, D.C. where he was the assistant boys varsity basketball coach. Both SMR and St. John’s are members of the Washington Catholic Athletic Conference (WCAC)....
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CCPS Seniors Receive Nearly $55 Million in Scholarship Offers

CCPS Seniors Receive Nearly $55 Million in Scholarship Offers

Charles County Public Schools will honor 2,099 seniors on May 30, and June 2-3 during graduation ceremonies for six high schools. Students in the Class of 2014 were offered nearly $55 million in scholarship offers. Valedictorians and salutatorians were announced earlier this week. These positions are determined by students’ grade-point averages and represent the...
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Charles County Graduation Information and End-of-Year Reminders

Charles County Graduation Information and End-of-Year Reminders

More than 2,100 Charles County public high school seniors are expected to graduate in ceremonies planned for May 30, and June 2-3. Ceremonies for Henry E. Lackey, La Plata, Maurice J. McDonough, Thomas Stone and Westlake high schools will be held at the Show Place Arena in Upper Marlboro on May 30, and June...
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North Point Graduation Ceremony Changed to 7 p.m.

North Point Graduation Ceremony Changed to 7 p.m.

North Point High Schools’ graduation ceremony time on Tuesday, June 3, has been pushed back to start at 7 p.m. This is a one-hour time change to the 6 p.m. start time that has been previously advertised. After school system officials consulted with the Charles County Sheriff’s Office, it was determined an earlier start...
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“Living Dead” Bring to Life Consequences of Drinking, Texting While Driving

“Living Dead” Bring to Life Consequences of Drinking, Texting While Driving

Sirens echoed throughout the halls of North Point High School on Thursday, May 1, as students gathered to the scene of a staged traffic accident in their school parking lot. Meanwhile, the Grim Reaper invaded classrooms at Thomas Stone High School claiming a student every 15 minutes, transforming them into the “living dead.” The...
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North Point Senior Receives Northrop Grumman Scholarship

North Point Senior Receives Northrop Grumman Scholarship

Thomas Lilly, a senior at North Point High School, was recently named the 2014 Charles County recipient of the $10,000 engineering scholarship from Northrop Grumman’s Engineering Scholars program. He is one of 24 students in Maryland to receive the award this year. Lilly will attend Georgia Institute of Technology, also known as Georgia Tech,...
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Calvert High School’s Tyler Graves Signs with WVU to Play Soccer

Calvert High School’s Tyler Graves Signs with WVU to Play Soccer

Tyler Graves, a 17 year old senior at Calvert High School, made it official on April 24, 2014, by signing to play soccer for West Virginia University Institute of Technology. She was a member of the championship Calvert High Girls Basketball Team, Lady Cavaliers. Tyler started playing soccer at age 4 with her family....
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Live Streaming of St. Mary’s County Public Schools Class of 2014 High School Commencement Ceremonies

Live Streaming of St. Mary’s County Public Schools Class of 2014 High School Commencement Ceremonies

St. Mary’s County Public Schools (SMCPS) is pleased to announce that the Class of 2014 commencement ceremonies will be available for online viewing via live streaming through our school system website at http://www.smcps.org/graduation. At the conclusion of each ceremony, SMCPS will post a video to the SMCPS YouTube Channel. This service is being provided...
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Garth Bowling Named Distinguished Educational Leader

Garth Bowling Named Distinguished Educational Leader

Mr. Garth Bowling, Principal of Chopticon High School, has been selected as St. Mary’s County Public Schools’ recipient of The Washington Post’s Distinguished Educational Leadership Award. The Washington Post Distinguished Educational Leadership Award exists to recognize those principals who go beyond the daily challenges of their position to create an exceptional educational environment. “Mr....
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Forrest Center Students Win at 41st Annual State Skills USA Competition

Forrest Center Students Win at 41st Annual State Skills USA Competition

Students from the Dr. James A. Forrest Career and Technology Center recently participated in the 41st Annual SkillsUSA Maryland State Championships which took place in the greater Baltimore area. The contests that Forrest Center students competed in were as varied as the program offerings at the center. At the awards ceremony, forty-two Forrest Center...
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Attention High School Students: Fire/Rescue Program Seeks Applicants

Attention High School Students: Fire/Rescue Program Seeks Applicants

The Dr. James A. Forrest Career and Technology Center’s Fire/Rescue Program is now accepting applicants for the upcoming 2014-2015 school year. High School juniors and seniors are eligible to enroll through their respective high school guidance counselors. The program, in conjunction with the University of Maryland’s Fire/Rescue Institute (MFRI), provides the training needed for...
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Westlake Senior Selected for Meyerhoff Scholars Program

Westlake Senior Selected for Meyerhoff Scholars Program

Michael Rowley, a Westlake High School senior, was recently selected for the Meyerhoff Scholars Program at the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC). The Meyerhoff Scholars Program is open to high-achieving high school seniors who have an interest in pursuing doctoral study in science or engineering, and who are interested in the advancement of...
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North Point High School Parking for Sports

North Point High School Parking for Sports

Baseball/Softball Parking Please be aware that parking in the gravel areas beside the softball and baseball fields is for coaches only. All players, spectators, and officials should park in the paved North Point parking lots. Thanks.
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North Point vs La Plata & Chopticon Lacrosse Time Change

North Point vs La Plata & Chopticon Lacrosse Time Change

The La Plata Games are at 4:00 JV and 5:30 Varsity, Chopticon is at 4:30 and 6:00 Concessions Help Needed Please Help with Concessions after the Junior Varsity Game. The Varsity Parents help during our game so please do your part!!! Thank you  
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North Point JV Baseball Game at Leonardtown Postponed Again

The JV Baseball game at Leonardtown, rescheduled to this afternoon, April 1, 2014 has been postponed again. The Leonardtown AD called as our players were loading the bus to tell us the field at Leonardtown is still unplayable. The make-up date will be announced when it is scheduled.
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North Point Postpones Ball Games March 31th

North Point Postpones Ball Games March 31th

Softball and Baseball Changes March 31, 2014 The baseball and softball games between North Point and Leonardtown, scheduled for today (Varsity at North Point and  JV at Leonardtown, have been postponed. The baseball games will be made up on Tuesday, April 1. The softball make-up date is yet to be determined.
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North Point Sports Postponements for March 26, 2014

North Point Sports Postponements for March 26, 2014

North Point Athletics schedule changes: Boys LAX @ Calvert Original date, March 26 New date, March 31 4 pm/5:30 pm Girls LAX (HOME) vs. Calvert Original date, March 26 New date, March 31 4:30 pm/6:00 pm Baseball/Softball vs. McDonough Original date, March 26 New date, March 27 4:30 pm JV @ North Point, Varsity...
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North Point’s March 25th Track Meet Moved to Thursday

Due to the weather forecast and conditions predicted for Tuesday, March 25th the track meet between North Point and La Plata is being postponed until Thursday, March 27th at 4 pm.
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Tuesday’s 3/25 NP vs Calvert Girls Lacrosse Game Rescheduled

The girls lacrosse game at North Point between the Eagles and Calvert, originally scheduled for Tuesday, March 25, has been moved to Wednesday, March 26. The JV game is at 4:30 pm with varsity game following at 6 pm.
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North Point Winter Sports Awards Rescheduled

Monday, March 24, 2014  at 6 pm The North Point Winter Sports Awards Ceremony, originally scheduled for March 17, will take place Monday, March 24, at 6 pm.
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LAX vs. Leonardtown Schedule Change

LAX vs. Leonardtown Schedule Change

Change of schedule for Friday’s Lacrosse games vs. Leonardtown: Varsity Boys Game – 4:30 pm at North Point Varsity Girls Game – 6:00 pm at North Point Both JV games postponed, date and time TBD
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2014 SMAC Basketball All-Star Game at North Point

The 2014 SMAC Basketball All-Star Game will be at North Point High School this Friday March 21st. This is the first time in our school history to host this game.The Girls game will start at 5:15 pm and the Boys game will follow at 7:15 pm… Ochae Dejene and Devin Allen will represent the...
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North Point Winter Awards Ceremony Re-Scheduled

The Winter Sports Awards Ceremony has been re-scheduled for Monday, March 24, at 6 pm. It will take place in the North Point Gym.
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Calvert High’s Lady Cavs Fall Short after Fantastic Season

Calvert High’s Lady Cavs Fall Short after Fantastic Season

On Saturday, March 15, 2014, the Calvert High School girls basketball team, Lady Cavaliers, played Patterson Mill of Harford County at Towson SECU Stadium for the Maryland Class 2A Girls Basketball State Championship. Calvert’s Lady Cavs were the three time defending 2A Champion. Calvert had also beaten Patterson Mill twice in the preceding two...
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North Point High School Winter Awards Night Postponed

North Point High School Winter Awards Night Postponed

The North Point Winter Sports Awards Ceremony which was originally scheduled for this evening has been postponed due to the cancellation of schools. The event has been tentatively re-scheduled for Monday, March 24, at 6 pm. When finalized, additional email blasts and in-school announcements will be made.
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