Benjamin Stoddert Middle School is hosting two information nights for parents as the investigation into a former employee continues.
The Charles County Sheriff’s Office on June 30 charged a former Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) employee, Carlos Bell, with several criminal acts involving children. CCPS continues to work with the sheriff’s office and the Charles County State’s Attorney’s Office as they conduct their investigation.
The school will hold information nights for Stoddert parents at 7 p.m. Friday, July 28 and 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 16 at the school. Parents of Stoddert students who will be in sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade in September, along with Stoddert parents of children who were promoted to high school, received a letter with session information on July 5.
Charles County Public Schools provides 26,400 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.