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Elementary School Specialty Programs Lottery Open

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Interested in a specialty program for your elementary school student? Now is the time to apply for our creative and performing arts, talented and gifted (TAG), language immersion and Montessori programs!

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Census 2020 Is Coming: What to Expect!

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The census — a once-a-decade count of U.S. residents — determines how and where billions of dollars in federal funding will be spent in Prince George's County. 

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New DuVal HS Aerospace Facility Nears Completion

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Construction on a new aerospace facility at DuVal High School – which will house a large multipurpose lab for aviation maintenance, flying drones and other equipment – is almost complete!

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CMIT Students Donate to Homeless Families

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CMIT North Elementary teachers and families donated nearly 2,000 items to homeless families, including jackets, fleece blankets, care bags, non-perishable food items and toys. This is the sixth year for the school's collective effort!

Photo of the Week: Persistence Pays Off for Science Bowl!

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The Tulip Grove Elementary 'Science Thinkers' won the school's first-ever Science Bowl game this week!


Second Quarter Ends Jan. 24

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The second quarter of the academic school year closes Friday, Jan. 24! Keep tabs on grades anytime in our SchoolMax Family Portal.

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Reminder: No School Jan. 20

All schools and offices will be closed Monday, Jan. 20 for the Martin L. King Jr. Day holiday.

Apply for Summer Youth At Work Program

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Applications for the Prince George's County 2020 Youth@Work/Summer Youth Enrichment Program will be accepted through Friday, Feb. 28. The program offers youth and young adults paid summer employment experiences.

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Next Saturday: Youth Speaks Forum


The Prince George's County Youth Speaks forum on Saturday, Jan.18 is the first in a series of focus groups empowering youth to discuss issues and challenges. Student Service Learning hours are available for attendees!


'Walk Two Moons' at Bowie Center

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The National Players from Olney Theater will return Sunday, Jan. 12. This is an amazing play based on a powerful novel.


MLK Day of Service 2020

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Prince George's County is offering several opportunities to get involved for next week's MLK Day of Service! Register for events in Temple Hills, Largo or Adelphi.

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Emergency Notifications, School Closings and Delays 


Winter is here! Stay informed of closures or delays via updates on our website, social media platforms, e-mail and text alerts and media reports. Sign up to receive e-alerts.

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#ICYMI: In Case You Missed It

DARCARS Automotive Pays Off School Lunch Debt


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

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CEO Returns to the Classroom

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CEO Dr. Monica Goldson returned to her alma mater, Potomac High School, this week to teach an algebra lesson as part of the PGCPS "Back to the Classroom" challenge for administrators!

Thomas Johnson Middle School STEM Honored for Excellence

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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!

Schools Honored for Excellence in Talented and Gifted Education

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 — and the only public school — to hold a top French language program accreditation? 

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