For nearly 20 years, Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) students in third grade have been given the gift of words when members of rotary clubs give each their own dictionary. “You will appreciate this gift for the rest of your life,” Kiran Sitkoula, a member of the Rotary Club of La Plata, said to members of Jessica Garcia’s class.
The Board of Education of Charles County held two meetings this month, a regular meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 10, and a work session meeting on Monday, Jan. 23. Agendas for both meetings are posted to BoardDocs here. All Board meetings are streamed live at www.ccboe.com and archived on the Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) YouTube page at https://www.youtube.com/c/ccpsmd.
The Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) today released student data for the spring 2022 MCAP assessments in mathematics and English language arts. Students across Maryland completed the MCAP, or Maryland Comprehensive Assessment Program, for the first time in 2022 since the launch of the state’s new assessment tool. The MCAP administration was delayed for three years due to the pandemic.
Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) is seeking input from parents, staff members and students regarding progress on areas outlined in the school system’s strategic plan. Staff developed three stakeholder surveys: one for parents, one for staff and one for students in Grades 4-12.
The Board of Education of Charles County recently recognized former Board Member Virginia McGraw for her exceptional leadership and dedication with Charles County Public Schools (CCPS). She is a well-loved figure in the education world spending 25 years of her 45-year career with CCPS.