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Charles County Class of 2022 Includes Over 2,000 Graduates with Over $166 Million Offered in Scholarships

Charles County Class of 2022 Includes Over 2,000 Graduates with Over $166 Million Offered in Scholarships

The Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) Class of 2022 will be honored during outdoor graduation ceremonies set for May 31 through June 3, 2022, at Regency Furniture Stadium in Waldorf. CCPS has partnered once again with Regency Furniture Stadium and the Charles County Government to provide nearly 2,100 seniors with graduation ceremonies. The Class...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office School Resource Unit Announces 2022 Youth Summer Sports Camps

Charles County Sheriff’s Office School Resource Unit Announces 2022 Youth Summer Sports Camps

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office School Resource Unit has announced the dates for the 2022 youth summer sports camps: Football Camp will be held at St. Charles High School, located at 5305 Piney Church Road in Waldorf, from July 6-8 from 7:45 a.m. until 1 p.m. The program is being offered to youths currently in...
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St. Mary’s County Board of Education Appoint BeeJay Dothard as Principal at Great Mills High School

St. Mary’s County Board of Education Appoint BeeJay Dothard as Principal at Great Mills High School

Superintendent of Schools, Dr. J. Scott Smith, announces the administrative appointment made by the Board of Education at its meeting of Wednesday, April 6, 2022. The Board appointed Mr. BeeJay Dothard as Principal of Great Mills High School. Mr. Dothard holds a Master’s Degree from Notre Dame of Maryland University and a Bachelor’s Degree...
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Calvert County Parks & Recreation Accepting Applications for the Therman Gray Memorial Scholarship Education Award

Calvert County Parks & Recreation Accepting Applications for the Therman Gray Memorial Scholarship Education Award

The Calvert County Department of Parks & Recreation will accept applications for the Therman Gray Scholarship Education Award beginning Friday, April 1 through Thursday, June 30. High school seniors pursuing a career in parks and recreation or a related field are encouraged to submit an application for consideration to receive a $1,000 scholarship. Scholarships...
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Students from Charles County Participate in the Maryland Thespian Festival and Earn Honors

Students from Charles County Participate in the Maryland Thespian Festival and Earn Honors

Students from La Plata, Henry E. Lackey, Maurice J. McDonough and St. Charles high schools attended the Maryland Thespian Festival Feb. 25 and 26, 2022. Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) students competed against their peers from more than 40 Maryland high schools in acting, musical theater and technical theater competitions. The festival, held at...
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St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Corporal Muschette Inducted Into Alma Mater’s Hall of Fame

St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Corporal Muschette Inducted Into Alma Mater’s Hall of Fame

Corporal Gerard Muschette, who serves as the School Resource Officer for Great Mills High School, was recently inducted into the Geneva College Athletics Hall of Fame in Pennsylvania for his outstanding football career there. Graduating from Geneva College in 2011, Muschette was inducted into its Hall of Fame for athletics this year. The college...
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Charles County Public Schools Expands COVID-19 Screening and Vaccine Requirements to Students in Extracurricular Activities

Charles County Public Schools Expands COVID-19 Screening and Vaccine Requirements to Students in Extracurricular Activities

Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) has expanded COVID-19 screening requirements to students in Grades 7-12 who participate in CCPS-sponsored extracurricular activities. The expansion is effective immediately for high school students who participate in school marching bands. Starting Monday, Oct. 25, students in Grades 7-12 who participate in specific extracurricular activities must provide proof of...
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Southern Maryland Sierra Club announces recipients of 2021 Scholarship Award

Southern Maryland Sierra Club announces recipients of 2021 Scholarship Award

The Southern Maryland Sierra Club announced today that three of local students have been selected to receive awards for it’s first annual Scholarship Program. The Southern Maryland Sierra Club Scholarship Program selects students in Southern Maryland that combine upstanding character with academic achievement, and who have shown a dedication to community service with an...
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Charles County Sheriff’s Office School Resource Unit Announce 2021 Youth Summer Sports Camps

Charles County Sheriff’s Office School Resource Unit Announce 2021 Youth Summer Sports Camps

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office School Resource Unit has announced the dates for the 2021 youth summer sports camps: Ladies Leadership Soccer Camp will take place at Laurel Springs Regional Park in La Plata on June 22 – 24 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. The program is being offered to young ladies in grades 3 through...
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Registration Now Open for Future Caps Learn to Play Program

Registration Now Open for Future Caps Learn to Play Program

Registration for the Washington Capitals Future Caps Learn to Play (LTP) program presented by World Wide Technology (WWT) is now open at WashCaps.com/LearnToPlay. Open to first-time participants, the LTP initiative provides free head-to-toe equipment to children ages five to nine, age appropriate on-ice instruction, and certified coaching in a fun and safe atmosphere. Equipment...
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St. Mary’s County Public High Schools Announce Increased Capacity for Athletic Events

St. Mary’s County Public High Schools Announce Increased Capacity for Athletic Events

St. Mary’s County Public High Schools (SMCPS) will be modifying capacity at athletic events based on Governor Hogan’s Executive Order No. 21-03-09-01. SMCPS facility capacity will be capped at 50% but will remain subject to the physical distancing requirements as ordered by the Governor. The capacity limits for each high school stadium field based...
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Governor Larry Hogan and Maryland Superintendent of Schools Announce Return of Fall Sports on October 7, 2020

Governor Larry Hogan and Maryland Superintendent of Schools Announce Return of Fall Sports on October 7, 2020

Following a visit to schools in Frederick County today, Governor Larry Hogan and State Superintendent of Schools Dr. Karen Salmon announced the return of fall sports in Maryland. Each local school system will now have the ability to officially start the interscholastic athletic fall season in secondary schools beginning Wednesday, October 7, 2020. “Getting...
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UPDATE: States Attorney Releases Statement Regarding Charges Pending for Five 18-Year-Old Males in Racial Vandalism at Calvert High School

UPDATE: States Attorney Releases Statement Regarding Charges Pending for Five 18-Year-Old Males in Racial Vandalism at Calvert High School

UPDATE: States Attorney, Bob Harvey releases statement regarding the vandalism at Calvert High School. “I commend the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office for its swift action in identifying five suspects in the August 8, 2020 vandalism incident at Calvert High. Based upon the information currently available, I have directed that charges be filed against these...
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