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Charles County Public Schools works with 8 television stations and 14 radio stations that assist in getting emergency information to the public. Those stations are listed on page 10 of the Parent Handbook/Calendar, which is distributed to every student the first week of school or upon enrollment.

Radio stations that air Charles County Public Schools emergency information are:
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Station Name Station Call Letters Frequency/Channel Website
WAVA WAVA 105.1 FM, 780 AM Website
WBAL WBAL 1090 AM Website
BIG 100.3 WBIG 100.3 FM Website
95.9 WGRQ WGRQ 95.9 FM Website
WKIK 102.9 WKIK 102.9 FM, 1590 AM Website
News Talk 630 WMAL AM WMAL 630 AM Website
WMDM 97.7 FM WMDM 97.7 FM Website
98.7 WMZQ WMZQ 98.7 Website
WPGC Jams 95.5 FM WPGC 95.5 FM Website
WPTX 1690 AM WPTX 1690 AM Website
Mix 107.3 WRQX 107.3 FM Website
98.3 Star FM WSMD 98.3 FM Website
WTOP WTOP 103.5 FM, 820 AM Website
DC 101 WWDC 101.1 FM Website

Television stations that list Charles County information are:
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Station Name Station Call Letters Frequency/Channel Website
NBC11 WBAL Channel 11 Website
Verizon FiOs Channel 12 Verizon FiOs Channel 12 Channel 12 Website
NBC4 WRC Channel 4 Website
FOX5 WTTG Channel 5 Website
ABC7 WJLA Channel 7 Website
News Channel 8 News Channel 8 Website
CBS9 WUSA Channel 9 Website
Comcast Channel 96 Comcast Channel 96 Channel 96 Website

Parents are encouraged to listen to the radio, watch television or call the information line (301-934-7410) for the latest messages from Charles County Public Schools. Parents should not call their child's school. The individual schools need to keep their lines open for communication with emergency responders.

Ensuring that parents and the community have timely information about the school system is the responsibility of the Office of Communications and Media Relations. The office is responsible for the broadcast of all Charles County Public Schools emergency messages. For more information, contact Katie O'Malley-Simpson, Coordinating Supervisor of Media Relations and Communications, at komalley@ccboe.com.

24-Hour Information Lines:

301-934-7410
301-932-6656

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