Connect PGCPS: Stuff-A-Bus, Back-to-School Block Party, Healthy Recipes

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Connect PGCPS

July 25, 2019

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Save the Dates! Back-to-School Block Party + Stuff-A-Bus

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Mark your calendars for our 9th Annual Back-to-School Block Party on Aug. 17 at the Prince George’s Sports & Learning Complex from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. You can help make this event a success by:

  • Donating backpacks and school supplies. Donations may be dropped off at the Sasscer Administration Building (Security Desk or Office of Community Partnerships, Room 202B-1)
  • Volunteering at the Back-to-School Block Party.

You may also donate backpacks and school supplies for the block party at an upcoming Stuff-A-Bus event!

  • Aug. 6, 5:30 - 8:45 p.m.
    National Night Out: Largo Plaza Shopping Center, 10500 Campus Way South, Upper Marlboro
  • Aug. 8, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
    Wegmans, 9001 McHugh Drive, Lanham
  • Aug. 10, 9 a.m. - Noon
    PGCPS/WHUR Back to School Supply Drive and shredding event: Bowie Town Center, 15606 Emerald Way, Bowie 

For more information, visit

ABC7: Teeing Up for a Successful School Year!

CEO Dr. Monica Goldson recently discussed what's ahead this school year with ABC7.

In the Spotlight

Title I Summer Camps: Technology, Gaming and Entrepreneurship


For many students, summer has been an opportunity for fun, hands-on learning!

Title I STEM camps offer experiences in science, technology, aerospace and mathematics including space stations with drones, engineering and design, creative space and coding.

At ArchiTech Camp, students learn about gaming through programming, design, arts, marketing, entrepreneurship and more.

In the Teen Moguls camp, students explore pathways to turn current interests into future fortunes. 

Share Your Good News

The Office of Communications is always looking for good news to share about students, staff members, schools and offices. Does your school or office have an interesting program? Do you know a student achiever or hard-working staffer who deserve kudos? Tell us more!


Save the Date: Family Institute 

This year's Family Institute will be held on Nov. 2 at Oxon Hill High School from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Take advantage of speakers, workshops and resources designed for students and families. More information to come!

Benefits: Our Focus is YOU!

Summer Days, Healthy Ways!

Explore healthy summer recipes like this Shrimp Cobb Salad with Dijon Dressing or Salsa-Black Bean Burger from Eating Well.


ICYMI: In Case You Missed It

Upcoming Teacher Job Fair — Aug. 7

PGCPS is looking for dynamic educators to join our team! Help us spread the word about our Aug. 7 teacher job fair at Dr. Henry A. Wise Jr. High School from 8 a.m. to noon. For information about openings, salary and benefits, visit the PGCPS Teacher Recruitment website

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