Interim reports issued Tuesday

Interim reports will be issued to students on Tuesday, Feb. 25. Parents and students can check progress on ParentVue and StudentVue at any time. Parents without online access can learn about ParentVue activation here.

North Point’s James Ball named Charles County Teacher of the Year

James Ball, an art teacher and longtime coach at North Point High School, was named the Charles County Teacher of the Year in a ceremony held last night to honor award nominees. He is now in the running to represent Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) in the Maryland Teacher of the Year award program.

Ball was among five finalists chosen by a committee to represent CCPS in the Maryland Teacher of the Year and the Washington Post Teacher of the Year awards programs. Other finalists include Casey Cleary, math teacher at Benjamin Stoddert Middle School; Stacy Miller, third-grade teacher at Dr. Samuel A. Mudd Elementary School; Maggie Fitzgerald, Spanish teacher at Piccowaxen Middle School; and Dyanna Finamore, first-grade teacher at Mt. Hope/Nanjemoy Elementary School.

The school system’s selection for the Washington Post Teacher of the Year Award finalist will be announced later next month. Check out pictures from last night’s ceremony on the CCPS Facebook page.

Students, staff honored for accomplishments in gifted education

The Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) and the Maryland State Advisory Council on Gifted and Talented Education recognized 17 CCPS students Feb. 11 for accomplishments in gifted education. Each student was recognized with a Student Accomplishment in Gifted and Talented Education Award at a ceremony held at North County High School in Glen Burnie. Read about the students here. Six CCPS educators were also honored at the ceremony. Read about them here.