Education

Nominations Sought for Outstanding Principal Awards‏

St. Mary’s County Public Schools is very pleased to announce that it is accepting nominations for outstanding principals as consideration for The Washington Post Distinguished Educational Leadership Awards. The Washington Post Distinguished Educational Leadership Awards seek to recognize principals who go beyond the day-to-day demands of their position to create an exceptional educational environment. ...
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Charles County Public School Updated Open House Schedule

Several Charles County public schools rescheduled their open house nights for parents due to recent school closures related to weather and road conditions. The following is a list of updated open house dates and times, and other activities for schools. Please contact your child’s school for additional information. Elementary Schools C. Paul Barnhart, all...
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Board Approves Student Make-up Days, School Calendar Changes

The Board of Education today approved two additional modifications to the student calendar, bringing the number of early make-up days scheduled for students to three. The Board approved a request to have students attend school on Oct. 21 and Nov. 2, both previously scheduled as days off for students. The additional make-up days combine...
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CCSO Officer Receives D.A.R.E. Training Certification

CCSO Officer Receives D.A.R.E. Training Certification

Charles County Sheriff Rex W. Coffey is pleased to announce the graduation of PFC. M. DePaulo from D.A.R.E. instructor training held Aug. 22 – Sept. 2 at the Public Safety Education and Training Center in Sykesville, MD. PFC. DePaulo was among 20 other officers from across the region to complete the two-week certification course...
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Graduation From Camp D.A.R.E. is a Big Deal!

Graduation From Camp D.A.R.E. is a Big Deal!

Over 100  St. Mary’s County upcoming 5th and 6th grade students graduated from the week long 4th annual Camp DARE on August 12, 2011 at 3pm, in the auditorium of Leonardtown High School.  Camp DARE is free through the generous donations of local citizens, civic groups, local organizations, Board of Education and the St....
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Evening High School Changes

Due to the hurricane and the missed school days, St. Mary’s County Public Schools’ Evening High School classes will begin for the first semester of the 2011-2012 school year on Monday, September 19, 2011. The additional registration days for the first semester are September 14 and 15, 2011, 3:45-7:00 p.m., in the Evening High...
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Charles County Schools Opening on Time Tomorrow; Sept. 16 Changed to Full Day

Charles County Schools Opening on Time Tomorrow; Sept. 16 Changed to Full Day

All Charles County public schools will open on time, tomorrow, Monday, Sept. 12. The Board of Education has converted Friday, Sept. 16, to a full day of school for students in order to make up for lost instructional time. Students registered to participate in 4-H activities at the Charles County Fair will receive an excused...
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School Activites Canceled for Saturday, Sept. 10

School Activites Canceled for Saturday, Sept. 10

Due to potential unsafe road conditions and flooding, all Charles County Public Schools activities scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011, are canceled. The first day of school for prekindergarten students originally scheduled to begin on Monday, Sept. 12, has been changed to Monday, Sept. 19.
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Twentieth Annual Southern Maryland College Fair to be Held Sept. 20

St. Mary’s County Public Schools, in collaboration with Calvert County Public Schools, St. Mary’s Ryken High School, the College of Southern Maryland, and the St. Mary’s County Memorial Libraries are pleased to host the twentieth annual Southern Maryland College Fair. This cooperative effort will bring to Southern Maryland the largest college fair held in...
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NOTICE: Charles County Afternoon, Evening Activities Canceled

Due to inclement weather conditions, all Charles County Public Schools afternoon and evening activities are canceled for today, Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2011. Schools are dismissing students on time; however, flash flooding is causing some road closures. Student bus drop-off times may be delayed. If buses are unable to deliver students to their bus stops,...
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SMCPS Administrative Appointment Announced

SMCPS Administrative Appointment Announced

Superintendent of Schools, Dr.Michael J. Martirano, announces the administrative appointment made by the Board of Education at its meeting of August 31, 2011.  The Board appointed Ms. Audrey Ellis to the position of principal at Piney Point Elementary School. She is replacing Ms. Kathy Woodford who transferred to the position of pupil personnel worker...
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Changes Made to Weekend Varsity Football Schedule

Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) has made changes to scheduled varsity football games occurring this weekend. The following is a schedule of games for Sept. 2-3: * La Plata High School vs. Henry E. Lackey High School, 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 2, at La Plata; * Maurice J. McDonough High School vs. Northern...
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