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CCPS 2023-24 winter break operating schedule

Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) administrative offices are closed for winter break, Monday, Dec. 25, 26 and Jan. 1. Schools are closed Monday, Dec. 25, through Monday, Jan. 1, for winter break.

Schools, offices and buildings reopen on Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2024, as noted in the Parent Handbook/Calendar.

During winter break, some CCPS high schools may have athletic events such as games or practices planned during the day. These events will occur as planned. A list of planned athletic competitions for December is posted online at

Additionally, the indoor pools at Henry E. Lackey and North Point high schools, as well as the Donald M. Wade Aquatic Center at St. Charles High School, will be open during winter break through Charles County Parks and Recreation. The following is the winter break operating schedules for all three pools.

  • Closed Dec. 22-26.
  • Open Dec. 27-30, noon to 5 p.m.
  • Closed Dec. 31-Jan. 2.

Pools will reopen on Jan. 3 at normal time.

Pool schedules are subject to change and are posted at

CCPS posts calendar information on the school system website at


About CCPS

Charles County Public Schools provides 27,598 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).