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Hispanic Heritage Month festivities at Capitol Heights Elementary School.

#PGCPSProud News

Next Week: Explore Specialty Program Options!

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Meet program directors and teachers, watch student demonstrations, take away informational brochures and flyers and learn how and when to apply to programs of interest! The high school program showcase is Wednesday, Oct. 16 and Pre-K-8 showcase is Thursday, Oct. 17.

Specialty Program FAQ

New PGCPS Facebook in Español!

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We invite Spanish speaking families and community members to connect with our new Facebook page PGCPS en español for important information on events, programs, opportunities and more!

Have a HS Senior? Don't Miss College Application Night

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College Application Night is an opportunity for high school seniors and families to receive guidance applying to college and speak with college and university admissions counselors for possible on-site admittance and waived application fees. Wednesday, Oct. 23 at Largo High School from 6 - 9 p.m. 

Register

4th Annual Family Institute Conference

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Join us Saturday, Nov. 2 at Oxon Hill High School for a day of enrichment and discovering the resources PGCPS has to offer! Childcare is available on a first come, first served basis for children ages 4-12. 

Register

Scholar of the Week: Largo HS Senior Ma'kayla Cayard

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Meet Largo High School senior Ma’kayla Cayard, who speaks softly but carries a large stick — a drumstick to be exact!

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Coming Soon: Homework Assignments Survey

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PGCPS has convened a committee to develop a new homework administrative procedure for implementation in the 2020-21 school year. To help guide the process, a survey will be available next week for parents and students to offer input. 

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Announcements

Community Listening Sessions Kick Off Next Week

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CEO Dr. Monica Goldson wants to hear from you! Share your ideas, concerns and solutions at sessions to be held on Oct. 17 at Oxon Hill High School, Oct. 21 at Laurel High School and Nov. 5 at Fairmont Heights High School.

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Input Wanted: Boundaries, Grade Structures and Program Locations

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PGCPS seeks community input on possible improvements to school boundaries, grade structures and program locations. Feedback will inform recommendations for improvements to be considered by the Board of Education. 

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Inaugural Alumni Hall of Fame Gala

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Our Hall of Fame Gala is just a week away! Ticket proceeds will help expand student scholarships and programming. 

Tickets


Resources for Refugee + Immigrant Families

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Join us this Saturday, Oct. 12 for a conference on caring for refugee and immigrant populations. Lunch will be provided and child care is available.

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#ICYMI: In Case You Missed It

Montpelier Elementary Named 'Healthiest School'

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The Alliance for a Healthier Generation has named Montpelier Elementary one of "America's Healthiest Schools!"

WJLA Story


Glenarden Woods Awarded National Blue Ribbon, LEED

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Glenarden Woods Elementary was named a 2019 National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education after receiving the state blue ribbon last year. Additionally, the school recently earned Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) Gold certification through the United States Green Building Council.


Scholar of the Week: Bowie High School's Natalya Brown

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Meet Bowie High School senior Natalya Brown, an aspiring engineer and future entrepreneur!

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