Month: November 2021


Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) has partnered with the Charles County Department of Health to host free COVID-19 vaccine clinics for children ages 5 and older at area schools. Registration for the below clinics is available at https://charlescountycovid.org/vaccine-registration/. The clinics will offer the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine and take place in either the listed school’s gymnasium or cafeteria. CCPS does not require any student or staff member to be vaccinated for COVID-19. Families can register children ages 5 and older for the following clinics. Monday, Nov. 8, 5 to 7:30 p.m., T.C. Martin Elementary School, 6315 Oliver Shop Road, Bryantown, MD Read more…


Nationwide supply chain and transportation issues are affecting the meal distribution of Charles County Public Schools (CCPS). Beginning Nov. 15, CCPS is planning to switch to offering cold breakfast options only. The temporary change is a reflection of the nationwide supply chain issue of food products and supplies which includes hot breakfast food items, paper products and other supplies. Menu food items are subject to change due to this supply chain issue as well. “Every food and nutrition service (FNS) staff member and manger are dedicated to providing meals as close to the menu as possible, but circumstances sometimes do Read more…


The Board of Education of Charles County is holding an emergency meeting today, Tuesday, Nov. 2, at 6 p.m. at the Jesse L. Starkey Administration Building in La Plata. The Board expects that the meeting will be closed to the public as permitted by the Maryland Open Meetings Act, Sections 3-305 and 3-103 of the General Provisions Article.  About CCPS Charles County Public Schools provides 27,000 students in grades prekindergarten through 12 with an academically challenging education. Located in Southern Maryland, Charles County Public Schools has 37 schools that offer a technologically advanced, progressive and high quality education that builds Read more…


Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) is accepting applications from high school seniors interested in participating in the 2022 Maryland General Assembly Legislative Page Program. Each year, CCPS selects three high school seniors and one alternate to represent the school system in the program. The program provides interested high school seniors with an opportunity to learn first-hand about government and the legislative process. The 2022 program has been altered due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Student pages will take part in a modified version of the program using Zoom for virtual participation. Their experience will include working in either the state Senate Read more…


The Board of Education’s next regular meeting is 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 9. 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 is open to the public. However, the Board is limiting the number of in-person attendees to the first five arrivals in order to support social distancing in the boardroom. Visitors are required to wear a face mask and must check-in with staff at the main desk. Visitors will be seated in the back of the boardroom. If more Read more…

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