St. Charles serving as early voting site, meal site relocated to bus lot

St. Charles serving as early voting site, meal site relocated to bus lot


The St. Charles High School meal site was closed today due to a heavy volume of early voting traffic. Meal service will reopen at St. Charles tomorrow.

For the next week, St. Charles is relocating its food distribution to the bus parking lot near the tennis courts. Relocating the food distribution site to the bus parking lot should alleviate some traffic and provide a safe space for families picking up meals for students. The food distribution site will move back to its regular location on Wednesday, Nov. 4.

St. Charles is one of two early voting sites in Charles County. Early voting continues each day, from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. through Monday, Nov. 2. Voters are asked to avoid the food distribution area and should enter the school by the gymnasium. Voter parking is available by the gym, in front of the school or at the Blue Crabs stadium. This morning, voters lined up at the school well before the polls opened, and by 10 a.m., nearly 1,000 people had voted at the St. Charles site.

All Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) high schools and Piccowaxen Middle School are open as voting centers on Tuesday, Nov. 3.

Additionally, St. Charles has postponed its senior pictures tonight and discontinued spring conditioning, scheduled to end on Friday. Fall conditioning for St. Charles students begins Wednesday, Nov. 4. 

About CCPS

Charles County Public Schools provides 27,000 students in grades prekindergarten through 12 with an academically challenging education. Located in Southern Maryland, Charles County Public Schools has 37 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, gender identity, age or disability in its programs, activities or employment practices. For inquiries, please contact Kathy Kiessling, Title IX/ADA/Section 504 Coordinator (students) or Nikial Majors, Title IX/ADA/Section 504 coordinator (employees/ adults), at Charles County Public Schools, Jesse L. Starkey Administration Building, P.O. Box 2770, La Plata, MD 20646; 301-932-6610/301-870-3814. For special accommodations call 301-934-7230 or TDD 1-800-735-2258 two weeks prior to the event.  CCPS provides nondiscriminatory equal access to school facilities in accordance with its Use of Facilities rules to designated youth groups (including, but not limited to, the Boy Scouts).

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