Month: July 2015


Charles County Public Schools has released its open house schedule for the 2015-­16 school year. Listed below are open house dates and times, and other activities for schools. Elementary Schools C. Paul Barnhart, back-to-school night, Sept. 2, 6 – 8 p.m.; Berry, open house, Sept. 3, 6 – 7:30 p.m.; Dr. Gustavus Brown, back-to-school night, Sept. 3, 6 – 8 p.m.; Dr. James Craik, back-to-school night, Sept. 10, 6 – 7:30 p.m.; William A. Diggs, open house for all grades, Sept. 9, 6 – 8 p.m.; Gale-Bailey, open house, Sept. 15, 6 – 8 p.m.; Dr. Thomas L. Higdon, open Read more…


Charles County Public Schools has released its student orientation schedule for the 2015-16 school year. Listed below are orientation dates and times, and other activities for schools. Specific questions should be directed to individual schools. Elementary Schools C. Paul Barnhart, meet and greet, Aug. 26, 3 – 4 p.m.; Berry, meet and greet, Aug. 27, 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.; Dr. James Craik, meet and greet, Aug. 26, 2:30 – 4:30 p.m.; Daniel of St. Thomas Jenifer, meet and greet, Aug. 27, 10:15 – 11:30 a.m.; Malcolm, kindergarten orientation, Aug. 27, 10 – 10:30 a.m.; and meet and greet grades Read more…


The Charles County Public Schools communications department recently received four top awards in the 2015 National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA) National School Communications Awards program. Department staff received a Golden Achievement Award, which recognizes exemplary work in all aspects of school public relations, communication, marketing and engagement. The award highlights the communications plan used for graduation 2015, which included efforts to communicate the change of graduation ceremony locations for six public high schools back to a venue in Charles County. The award is among more than 90 Golden Achievement Awards distributed to school systems nationwide. Two videos produced by Read more…


Superintendent Kimberly Hill announced the appointments of several acting administrators this week. Debbie Brown, vice principal at Eva Turner Elementary School is the new acting principal at Mary B. Neal Elementary School. Brown replaces longtime principal Carol Leveillee, who last week announced she was retiring from Charles County Public Schools. Brown has 24 years experience as a classroom teacher and 15 years as a vice principal, serving with seven different principals, most recently at Eva Turner Elementary School. Ms. Brown was also named the 2008 CCPS Outstanding Vice Principal of the Year. “I believe Mrs. Brown’s experiences will enable her Read more…


Two North Point High School Class of 2015 graduates placed in the top national spots at the 50th annual National Leadership and Skills Conference (NLSC) held in Louisville, KY last week. An additional 16 North Point Skills USA students placed in the top 10 in their respective categories. More than 6,000 students nationwide competed at the event in 89 career and technical education (CTE) competitions. Nicholas Wiegand, a 2015 North Point graduate, earned a gold medal in the Electrical Construction Wiring category. Gold medals are the highest award given in the event. Alyssa Gonnella, who also graduated from North Point Read more…

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