Month: June 2014


Georgia Benson, a rising senior at Westlake High School, is the student member of the Board of Education of Charles County for the 2014-15 school year. She was sworn in to the position by Board of Education Chairman Roberta S. Wise at today’s Board of Education meeting. As the Student Board Member, Benson will work with a student liaison committee throughout the school year. The following students were selected as members of the student liaison committee: Amanda Hobgood, rising junior, Henry E. Lackey High School liaison; T.C. Martin, rising junior, La Plata High School liaison; Aaron King, rising senior, Maurice Read more…


The Board of Education’s next monthly meeting is Tuesday, June 10 at the Jesse L. Starkey Administration Building on Radio Station Road in La Plata. The public portion of the meeting begins at 1 p.m. and student and staff recognition starts at 4:30 p.m. The meeting is televised live on Comcast Channel 96 and Verizon FiOS Channel 12 and is rebroadcast throughout the week. Board meetings are also streamed live on the school system website at www.ccboe.com. Select CCPS TV and then choose the Live Broadcast tab. The following is a tentative meeting agenda and is subject to change. Executive Read more…


Col. Donald M. Wade, a four-term member of the Charles County Board of Education and advocate of children and education, passed away on June 1, 2014. During his 16-year career on the Board he served three, one-year terms as chairman, and three terms as vice chairman. He was a lifelong resident of Charles County. Col. Wade was known for his passion to provide children with a quality education. Col. Wade was also essential in the implementation of the Junior Reserve Officers Training Corp (JROTC) and three-year-old programs in Charles County Public Schools. Most recently, Col. Wade was honored with the Read more…

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