Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) teams recently competed in the 2022 Maryland State Mathematics, Engineering and Science Achievement (MESA) Virtual Showcase on Saturday, May 7, hosted by the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory.
Starting this August with the launch of the 2022-2023 school year, the start and end times for five elementary schools will change to an earlier or later schedule. The affected schools include C. Paul Barnhart, Dr. Gustavus Brown, Daniel of St. Thomas Jenifer, T.C. Martin and J.P. Ryon elementary schools.
Each year, two Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) teachers are chosen to represent the school system in Teacher of the Year awards programs. The Washington Post finalist from CCPS represents the school system in the paper’s overall awards program in which one teacher from the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area is named The Washington Post Teacher of the Year. Each CCPS school and center nominates a teacher for the CCPS Teacher of the Year Award program.
Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) is investigating an incident that took place at La Plata High School today, Thursday, May 19. This morning, La Plata High School JROTC cadets found a confederate flag hanging from the school’s main flagpole. School administrators were notified and the flag was removed. CCPS is working with the Charles County Sheriff’s Office to investigate. Police believe the flag was hung late last night.
Seventeen Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) seniors recently earned the Global Seal of Biliteracy. The recognition is given to students and educators who have studied and attained proficiency in two or more languages and can be used as a credential for academic and employment purposes.