- Two Charles County Public Schools students were recently elected to serve as officers on the Maryland Association of Student Councils (MASC) for the 2014-15 school year. Ciara Albrittain, a junior from La Plata High School, was elected as the first vice president and Cole Smith, a seventh grader at Matthew Henson Middle School, was elected as the second vice president. Both students are active in the Charles County Association of Student Councils (CCASC), which is a student-led group that aims to amplify the student voice of Charles County. MASC elections were held during the annual convention held last month. To learn more about the MASC, visit http://www.mdstudentcouncils.com/.
- The Robert D. Stethem Educational Center is hosting a job fair on Tuesday, April 29 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Students currently enrolled in programs at Stethem will have an opportunity to participate in the fair. The theme of the job fair is “Creating Opportunities for Tomorrow’s Future.” Participants will be able to interview, apply and accept jobs during the fair. Programs offered at Stethem include Automotive Technician, Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC), Interactive Media Production, Pharmacy Technician and Horticultural Services.
Charles County Public Schools provides 26,400 students in grades prekindergarten through 12 with an academically challenging education. Located in Southern Maryland, Charles County Public Schools has 35 caring community schools that offer a technologically advanced, progressive and high quality education that builds character, equips for leadership and prepares students for life, careers and higher education.
The Charles County public school system does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age or disability in its programs, activities or employment practices. For inquiries, please contact Dr. Patricia Vaira, Title IX Coordinator and Section 504 Coordinator (students), or Pamela Murphy, Section 504 Coordinator (employees/adults), at Charles County Public Schools, Jesse L. Starkey Administration Building, P.O. Box 2770, La Plata, Maryland 20646; (301) 932-6610/870-3814. For special accommodations call (301) 934-7230 or TDD 1-800-735-2258 two weeks prior to the event.