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Once upon a time — summer story hours set

The Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) Office of Early Childhood Education is hosting summer story hours in July and early August. Charles County children ages two- to five-years-old can receive school readiness skills by attending a story hours group session. Families can register their child in one of the five available groups with each group meeting for four consecutive weeks. Registration is required to attend a summer story hour group. Registered participants should plan to attend all four weeks. A parent or caregiver must be present and participate alongside the registered child in each session.

All sessions are in person at the following CCPS elementary schools.

  • Group A: Walter J. Mitchell Elementary School, 9-10 a.m., Tuesday, July 11, 18, 25 and Aug. 1. Register here:
  • Group B: Dr. Thomas L. Higdon Elementary School, 9-10 a.m., Wednesday, July 5, 12, 19 and 26. Register here:
  • Group C: Berry Elementary School, 10-11 a.m., Thursday, July 6, 13, 20 and 27. Register here:
  • Group D: Mary B. Neal Elementary School, 9-10 a.m., Friday, July 7, 14, 21 and 28. Register here:
  • Group E: Indian Head Elementary School, 10-11 a.m., Fri., July 7, 14, 21 and 28. Register here:

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).