Schools hosting virtual plays this month

Schools hosting virtual plays this month

Two Charles County Public high schools – Henry E. Lackey and La Plata – are hosting virtual play events this month. Henry E. Lackey High School’s virtual play is set to debut at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 11. The play will be available for 24 hours, but those interested in watching must email Austin Gore at for the virtual link.

Lackey students will present “HelpDesk: A Stay at Home Play” by Don Zolidis. The play is produced through a special agreement with Playscripts. Anyone interested in providing a donation to the Lackey drama department can send it by mail to the school at 3000 Chicamuxen Road, Indian Head, MD, 20640.

La Plata is presenting two virtual shows this month. “The Brother’s Grimm Spectaculathon” is set to debut at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 18. “The Enchanted Bookshop Christmas” debuts 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 19. Interested viewers should contact Jennifer Joyner by email at to request the virtual links. Donations to the school drama department can be sent by mail to the school at 6035 Radio Station Road, La Plata, MD, 20646.

Westlake High School will present virtual events next month. Show dates, times and feature showings will be determined at a later date.

Any additional virtual play information will be posted to the Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) website at and on our Facebook and Twitter pages. Find us on Facebook at Charles County Public Schools and @ccps on Twitter.

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 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 Kathy Kiessling, Title IX/ADA/Section 504 Coordinator (students) or Nikial M. Majors, 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.

CCPS provides nondiscriminatory equal access to school facilities in accordance with its Use of Facilities rules to designated youth groups (including, but not limited to, the Boy Scouts).

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