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This Week in CCPS

February 10, 2022

Early dismissal Friday, Feb. 11
A two-hour dismissal is tomorrow, Feb. 11. There is no prekindergarten program tomorrow.  

Game snacks
Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) now allows the consumption of food and/or concession items in school gymnasiums or auditoriums which was previously halted as a COVID-19 precaution. CCPS recently resumed 100 percent capacity limits for athletic and extracurricular activities. All COVID-19 safety guidelines will remain in place. To view the CCPS calendar of events, click here. To find school-specific events, visit the school site and scroll to the Upcoming Events section of the page.

Mental health workshops set
Parents and caregivers of elementary school aged children are invited to attend the virtual mental health workshop 6:30 p.m., Feb. 17. School counselors Catherine Powell of Indian Head Elementary School and Katrina Spriggs of Arthur Middleton Elementary School will guide parents on how to help their children manage strong emotions and conflicts. For more information or to access the Zoom link, click here. Scroll to the middle of the page, click on the + symbol next to Elementary School Parent/Caregiver Workshops 2021-22 to expand the section.

A virtual mental health workshop for parents of middle and high school aged children can learn about motivation from the point of view of their child during a Feb. 15 talk with Tamika Parker, school psychologist at the Robert D. Stethem Educational Center. The workshop starts at 6:30 p.m. For more information or to access the Zoom link, click here. Scroll to the middle of the page, click on the + symbol next to Middle and High School Parent/Caregiver Workshops 2021-22 to expand the section. Also in this section are materials and meeting recordings from past workshops.

Special Education Expo planned
CCPS, the Charles County Parent Center and the Parents’ Place of Maryland are hosting the Special Education Expo conference on Saturday, March 26. From 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., the free conference is for families of students receiving special education services in CCPS who are younger than the age of 21. The conference will be virtual, and a Zoom link will be sent for each registered session before the time of the event. For more information, a schedule and to register, click here.