Month: February 2014


Governor Martin O’Malley took La Plata and North Point high school students on a victory lap Feb. 10 during a short Telepresence conference announcing Maryland as top in the nation for Advanced Placement (AP) success. “Thank you. I get to do the victory lap for you, but you’ve done the hard work,” O’Malley told AP teachers and students during the Telepresence chat. The governor announced Maryland students have led the nation in success on AP exams for eight consecutive years. “This morning, the College Board’s “10th Annual AP Report to the Nation” came out, and for the eighth year in Read more…


Due to inclement weather, all Charles County Public Schools are opening two-hours late today, Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014. There is a code one, which is a one-hour delay, for staff who follow the code system. Visit the school system website, www.ccboe.com, or call the Charles County Public Schools 24-hour information line at 301-934-7410/301-932-6656 for the most up-to-date school closing information.


Due to inclement weather conditions, all Charles County Public Schools will be closed tomorrow, Friday, Feb. 14, 2014. There is a code red for staff who follow the code system. Visit the school system website, www.ccboe.com, or call the 24-hour information line, 301-934-7410/301-932-6656, for the latest school closing information.


Due to inclement weather, all Charles County Public Schools will be closed tomorrow, Friday, Feb. 14, 2014. Visit the school system website, www.ccboe.com, or call the Charles County Public Schools 24-hour information line at 301-934-7410/301-932-6656 for the latest school closing information.


Due to inclement weather, all Charles County Public Schools will be closed today, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014. There is a code red for staff who follow the code system. Visit the school system website, www.ccboe.com, or call the Charles County Public Schools 24-hour information line at 301-934-7410/301-932-6656 for the latest school closing information.


Due to inclement weather, all Charles County Public Schools will be closed tomorrow, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014. Visit the school system website, www.ccboe.com, or call the Charles County Public Schools 24-hour information line at 301-934-7410/301-932-6656 for the latest school closing information.


Due to inclement weather forecasts, all Charles County Public Schools activities scheduled for today, Wednesday, Feb. 12, are now scheduled to end by 7 p.m. No activities will continue after 7 p.m. this evening. Visit the school system website, www.ccboe.com, or call the Charles County Public Schools 24-hour information line, 301-934-7410/301-932-6656, for the latest information and system updates.


As part of Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative’s (SMECO) Demand Response Program, Charles County Public Schools recently received a $286,075 incentive for energy savings efforts. The Demand Response Program is coordinated through SMECO’s contract with Comverge, Inc., an independent company that provides clean energy solutions through demand response and energy efficiency. Tripp Warner and Jennifer Raley, representatives from Comverge and SMECO, presented the school system with a check during the Feb. 11 Board of Education meeting. The incentive is payable to the school system in two portions. Fifty percent is provided as a bill credit for Charles County Public Schools with Read more…


The Board of Education honored six Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) employees during the Feb. 11 Board meeting, including Olivia Coffey, Stephanie Boyer, Sandra Chisholm, Larry Adams, Vicki Kenworthy and Cynthia Fitzsimmons. Coffey is a school counselor at Berry Elementary School. She conducts monthly guidance lessons and provides individual and group counseling to students. In addition to her responsibilities as a school counselor, Coffey coordinates and leads several extracurricular activities and groups including the Just Say No Club, the Student Ambassador Program, American Freedom Day and Career Day. According to a nomination letter written by Berry Vice Principal Shannon Finnegan, Read more…


The Board of Education honored five students on Tuesday, Feb. 11 for excellence in academic achievement, personal responsibility and career readiness, which are the focus areas of the school system’s master plan. Honored were Reginald Alexander, fifth grade, Berry Elementary School; Laura Bond, fifth grade, Eva Turner Elementary School; Madison Mote, eighth grade, Piccowaxen Middle School; Kim Jacks, junior, Henry E. Lackey High School; and Alec Hunsaker, senior, La Plata High School. Alexander was recognized in the area of career readiness. He is involved in extracurricular activities including Mathematics, Engineering and Science Achievement (MESA), Destination Imagination, the Knowledge Bowl and Read more…

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