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DARCARS Automotive Group surprised students and families with a generous gift, paying off $25,000 in student lunch debt.

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Kenmoor Middle School's Student Government Association collected more than 600 books to donate to young friends at Kenmoor Early Childhood Center!

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NBC4 and Telemundo44 surprised students at Hyattsville Middle School with new Chromebooks!

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Tulip Grove Elementary students put the ‚Äúg‚ÄĚ in TIGER ‚Äď generosity ‚Äď with a teddy bear drive for patients at Children's National Hospital.

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The Dr. Henry A. Wise High School Pumas got an early gift: their fifth state title in the ­program’s 14-year existence!

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Maya Angelou French Immersion's chorus performed on the Millennium Stage in "Hamilton, Handel and Holiday Songs!" 

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Students at several Early Childhood Centers and elementary schools received new winter coats courtesy of the local Drug Enforcement Agency.

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The Riverdale Park Police Department brought Santa to visit students at Riverdale Elementary! 

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Through a partnership with CF Charities, students will soon have access to complimentary mobile dental and vision services at school.

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Students in the Gwynn Park High School Academy of Environmental Studies made sure four-legged friends felt the holiday love, too, whipping up dog treats for a local animal shelter!

Announcements

Hello, Winter Break!

Schools and offices will be closed from Monday, Dec. 23 through Wednesday, Jan. 1 for winter break. Classes resume Thursday, Jan. 2.

2019-2020 Calendar


Share Your Input on the 2020-21 School Calendar!

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We're in the process of finalizing the 2020-21 school calendar. Take the online survey by Thursday, Jan. 2 to share your input prior to the Board of Education vote on Thursday, Jan. 9.


TAG Testing for Private and Homeschooled Students

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Private and homeschooled students in first through seventh grades may apply to be tested for our Talented and Gifted (TAG) program. The testing application deadline is Friday, Jan. 10. The test date is Saturday, Feb. 8.

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Excellence in Education Scholarships

EEF 19-20 scholarships

The Excellence in Education Foundation for PGCPS will award $125,000 in scholarships to graduating seniors this school year! Applications are due Friday, March 13.

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#ICYMI: In Case You Missed It

CEO Holiday Reading Picks

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CEO Dr. Monica Goldson shares her holiday reading list, featuring both personal picks and authors with a special connection to Prince George’s County!

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Thurgood Marshall Middle School Excels in AVID Challenge

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AVID scholars at Thurgood Marshall Middle School put their computational thinking and creative problem-solving skills to work in the AVID Poly Challenge Computer Science Education Week Edition where they ranked fourth in the country!


Thomas Johnson Middle School STEM Recognized

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Thomas Johnson Middle School was recognized as an International Technology and Engineering Educators Association (ITEEA) STEM School of Excellence for its robust Integrative STEM education program! 


Central HS French Program Among Best in U.S.

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Did you know that Central High School is one of only three high schools in the nation ‚ÄĒ and the only public school ‚ÄĒ to hold a top French language program accreditation?¬†Learn how students were recently honored at the French Embassy!

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Building Pride, Students First: CEO Proposes $2.3B Budget

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CEO Dr. Monica Goldson's proposed 2021 operating budget invests in universal meals at community schools, a new middle school language immersion program, expanded mental health supports and more!

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Schools Honored for Excellence in Talented and Gifted Education

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Eight schools have earned the 2019 Maryland State Department of Education Excellence in Gifted & Talented Education (EGATE) award: Accokeek Academy, Benjamin Tasker and Walker Mill middle schools and Pointer Ridge, Greenbelt, Heather Hills, Valley View and Mattaponi elementary schools!


International HS at Langley Park: Winners On and Off Field

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For students on the International High School at Langley Park soccer team, school is more than academics and sports. Read about how teammates are learning how to win on the soccer field and beyond!

Washington Post Story


Tune In: Holiday Playlist!

Winter break is here and our holiday playlist is sure to spread holiday cheer!

Spotify Playlist

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