Month: January 2021


Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) has canceled the PSAT exam scheduled for Jan. 26 at all high schools. More than 700 students were set to take the exam at their home high school, and CCPS is canceling out of COVID-19 safety concerns. The PSAT/ NMSQT will not be rescheduled for the 2020-21 school year. High school freshmen and juniors who registered to take the exam will receive a refund of the $18 fee. CCPS covers the cost of any high school sophomore who takes the exam. Parents of students who paid the exam fee for their child through My School Read more…


The Board of Education’s next regular meeting is 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 12. To maintain social distancing and safety guidelines, the Board will meet virtually for this meeting. The meeting will stream live on the Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) website, www.ccboe.com and air on Comcast Channel 96 and Verizon Fios Channel 12. CCPS will rebroadcast the meeting as well as post it on CCPSTV under the Board meeting tab at ccboe.com. There is no live public forum. Questions and comments can be emailed to boardmail@ccboe.com by 6 p.m., Jan. 11. Submissions are provided to Board members. The following is a tentative Read more…


Westlake High School is hosting two virtual events this month. The drama department will stream “The Day the Internet Died” by Ian McWethy and Jason Pizzarello starting Jan. 15, and “Identity Play; or Who You Are If You Think You Are” by Jon Jory and Jason Pizzarello starting Jan. 22. Both shows will run for a week. Interested viewers should email the Westlake theatre arts department to request a link. Email requests should be sent to Westlake teachers Bryan Grosbach at bgrosbach@ccboe.com, or Jackson Long at jlong@ccboe.com. The department is also collecting community donations to support production costs. Check donations Read more…

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