Month: August 2021


At the Board of Education’s Aug. 10 meeting, the Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) redistricting committee presented two comprehensive middle school rezoning options to the Board and Superintendent Maria Navarro. The middle school redistricting may revise attendance zones and reduce overcrowding at some schools. It will take effect in August 2022 once a renovation and expansion are complete at Benjamin Stoddert Middle School. The redistricting is comprehensive and could affect students at all eight CCPS middle schools.  CCPS started the middle school redistricting process in 2020 but paused due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The committee resumed its work in May Read more…


The Charles County Department of Health will hold immunization clinics to administer the meningococcal conjugate vaccine (MCV) and tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis (Tdap) vaccine. All Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) seventh-grade students must be vaccinated against meningococcal meningitis and tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis before the start of the 2021-2022 school year on Aug. 30. Parents are encouraged to make an appointment with their child’s doctor for immunizations. If an appointment cannot be made, parents can schedule an appointment at one of the upcoming health department clinics. Students can be admitted to school without completed immunizations with proof of an appointment for immunization(s) within 20 Read more…


The Board of Education’s next regular meeting is 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 10. The Board will meet in person at the Jesse L. Starkey Administration Building. The Starkey Building is located at 5980 Radio Station Road in La Plata. The meeting will stream live on the Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) website, www.ccboe.com. CCPS will also post the meeting on CCPSTV under the Board meeting menu at ccboe.com. Public forum for this meeting will be held in a hybrid format of both in-person and virtual speakers. Speakers must register in advance to participate in public forum. The registration form Read more…

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