Mobile meal sites offering free meals near you

Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) now serves free meals at 27 mobile sites in Charles County. Meals are free for any Charles County child ages 2 to 18. Children can pick up meals at mobile sites. Buses operate mobile meal sites Monday through Friday. Click here for more mobile meals information.

Board meeting today, starting at 1 p.m.

The Board of Education is meeting virtually today, starting at 1 p.m. The meeting streams live at ccboe.com. On the agenda is the reopening of schools, project status updates and the superintendent’s proposed operating budget for next school year. Virtual recognition will honor students and staff from Billingsley, Indian Head and Mt. Hope/Nanjemoy elementary schools, Theodore G. Davis Middle School and Westlake High School. Staff honored with CCPS 2020 Support Staff Awards also will be honored, as well as Dr. Samuel A. Mudd Elementary School Principal Orlena Whatley, the 2020 CCPS Principal of the Year. A meeting agenda is posted here online.

Synergy update, system may be down tonight

Synergy, the program that supports StudentVue, ParentVue, TeacherVue and AdminVue, is set to update tonight after 7 p.m. The system may be down for users during the update.

Schools, offices closed Jan. 18

Schools and CCPS offices are closed Monday, Jan. 18, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday.

Zoom update available

Zoom released a program update for Windows users earlier this week. To check your Zoom account for an update, log in and click on your user name initials in the upper-right hand corner. Then, select the Check for Updates menu option. Directions on how to check Zoom for updates are linked below. An update for Mac, iOS and Android is expected this week.

Zoom update directions

Nominate a teacher for recognition

The Charles County Arts Alliance (CCAA) is looking for Arts Teacher of the Year Award nominees. The program is new this year and will honor an elementary, middle and high school teacher who exemplifies excellence in arts education. Click here to learn more about the award and nomination process.