Board of Education accepts resolutions at October meeting

Board of Education accepts resolutions at October meeting

The Board of Education presented two resolutions to Charles County Public Schools students and staff at their Oct. 14 meeting. The resolutions are presented to the Board annually. The following resolutions were presented:

  • American Education Week; and
  • American Freedom Week.

Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) celebrates American Education Week Nov. 17-21. American Education Week presents all Americans with opportunities to celebrate public education and honor individuals who are making a difference in ensuring that every child receives a quality education. Accepting the resolution at the Board meeting were Student Board Member and Westlake High School senior Georgia Benson; Education Association of Charles County (EACC) President and North Point High School French Teacher Linda McLaughlin; and American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Executive Board Member and Maintenance Shop employee John Groat. Chairman Roberta Wise presented the resolution on behalf of the Board.

CCPS celebrates American Freedom Week Nov. 10-14. During the week, schools give special recognition to those who serve the country and those who gave their lives to preserve America’s liberty. Special activities take place in all schools to honor and celebrate patriotism. Accepting the resolution at the Board meeting were La Plata High School JROTC cadet Nyeshia Swailes and cadet Chanique Hardy. Vice Chairman Maura Cook presented the resolution.

Charles County Public Schools provides 26,500 students in grades prekindergarten through 12 with an academically challenging education. Located in Southern Maryland, Charles County Public Schools has 36 schools that offer a technologically advanced, progressive and high quality education that builds character, equips for leadership and prepares students for life, careers and higher education.

The Charles County public school system does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age or disability in its programs, activities or employment practices. For inquiries, please contact Dr. Patricia Vaira, Title IX/ADA/Section 504 Coordinator (students) or Pamela K. Murphy, Title IX/ADA/Section 504 coordinator (employees/ adults), at Charles County Public Schools, Jesse L. Starkey Administration Building, P.O. Box 2770, La Plata, MD 20646; 301-932-6610/301-870-3814. For special accommodations call 301-934-7230 or TDD 1-800-735-2258 two weeks prior to the event.

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