Author: Charles County Public Schools


The Charles County Scholarship Fund is offering more than 60 scholarships to Charles County high school seniors. Interested students can visit the Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) website, ccboe.com, to view available scholarships, eligibility criteria and additional requirements. All applications must be completed and submitted online by Tuesday, March 1. Students need only to submit one application and late submissions are not accepted. The application is posted here. Application requirements include a resume, personal statement that details academic and career goals, two letters of recommendation, a high school transcript and copy of the first semester senior year report card. The Read more…


Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) is participating in the St. Mary’s City annual Maryland Day Celebration on Saturday, March 26. A fourth-grade student is selected through an essay contest to represent the school system and Charles County at the celebration. Students must submit an essay response to the prompt, “Why is Charles County a great place to live?” CCPS fourth-grade students are eligible and are permitted one entry per student. Essays should be 150-350 words and if typed, double spaced. Students who are interested in entering the contest should submit their essays to their fourth-grade teachers before Tues., Feb. 1. Read more…


Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) is hosting an online student and parent/guardian information session for the Maryland Seal of Biliteracy Program on Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2021, from 6 to 7 p.m. The Seal of Biliteracy is an award given by a school, district or state in recognition of students who have studied and attained proficiency in two or more languages by high school graduation. A student can receive the Seal if he or she can demonstrate full proficiency in language learning as measured by rigorous proficiency assessments across a range of language skills. Students who are interested in the Maryland Read more…


The Charles County Public Schools Career and Technical Education (CTE) program application opens 8 a.m. on Nov. 22 and ends at 3 p.m. on Dec. 21 for Grades eight and 10. Some CTE programs require students to apply for admission due to limited enrollment, while others are available at all seven Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) high schools that students sign up for through their school counselor during course selection. CCPS has a virtual showcase on its website for CTE programs. The showcase features program-specific videos on each CCPS CTE program and is posted at https://www.ccboe.com/cte/index.php/cte-showcase. Maurice J. McDonough High School Read more…


“Historical” said Mikah Seger, goalkeeper for Henry E. Lackey High School’s boys’ varsity soccer team, when asked to describe this past season. Seger, a senior is invited to play in the 11th annual boy’s All-American soccer game after a phenomenal 2021-2022 senior season. The High School All-American (HSAA) soccer team is a program that selects the 44 top seniors in the nation and five of the nation’s elite coaches from the former fall season. The 11th annual High School All-American game is scheduled to take place on Dec. 11, in Knoxville, Tenn. Many of the players have committed to top Read more…

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