Month: November 2014


October 23 marked an important milestone for 142 Adult Education Program students; it was the end of a long journey. These students received their high school diplomas. This year marked the 35th annual Adult Education Program graduation, held at North Point High School. Diplomas were presented to the following graduates: Dinora Argueta, Joyce Armah, Amro Baabbad, Dustin Bowling, Jacob Walter Dylan Braden, Craig Burton, Joshua Cahill, Andrew Carpenter, Jerrell Churn, Izarra Deemer-White, Joshila Devkota, John Ford, Destiny Annmarie Fowler, Joshuel Goodwin, Shanelle Graham, Angela Guisbert, Cierra Harley, Carlos Harper, Rosemary Harris, Keisha Holt, Terrell Jackson, Carol Johnson, Kayron Johnson, Heather Read more…


Charles County Public Schools held the annual Fall Chess Tournament on Saturday, Nov. 1 at Thomas Stone High School. More than 120 students participated in the event, which is open to any student in grades kindergarten through 12. The tournament follows a Swiss-style format in which each student plays four games. Students competed in five grade-level divisions and trophies were awarded to first- and second-place winners. Other students that place among their division receive medals, and all participants received a certificate for their performance. Felix Cummings served as the tournament director. The following students were winners in their division: Grades Read more…


The Board of Education’s next monthly meeting is Tuesday, Nov. 11, at the Jesse L. Starkey Administration Building on Radio Station Road in La Plata. The public portion of the meeting begins at 1 p.m. The meeting is televised live on Comcast Channel 96 and Verizon FiOS Channel 12, and is rebroadcast throughout the week. Board meetings are also streamed live on the school system website www.ccboe.com. Select CCPS TV and then choose the Live Broadcast tab. Executive session – 12 p.m. Call to order – 1 p.m. Pledge of Allegiance – La Plata High School Superintendent’s update to the Read more…


Three Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) high school seniors were recently selected to serve as student pages in the 2015 Maryland General Assembly Legislative Page program. The program gives students the opportunity to work with the General Assembly for two weeks during the 2015 legislative session. The students who will serve as student pages are Ciara Albrittain, La Plata High School; Nadia Mourtaj, Maurice J. McDonough High School; and Japheth Newman, Henry E. Lackey High School. Faith Breads of Thomas Stone High School was selected as the Student Page Alternate. The opportunity to serve in the legislative page program is Read more…

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