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#PGCPSProud News

HS Dual Enrollment Info Sessions: Feb. 19 and Feb. 25

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Did you know that high school students can take college courses while PGCPS pays the tuition? Learn more during an upcoming Dual Enrollment Info Session on Wednesday, Feb. 19 at Northwestern High School (register) or Tuesday, Feb. 25 at Oxon Hill High School (register).

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PGCPS Legislative Night in Annapolis

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Join CEO Dr. Monica Goldson, the Board of Education, labor partners and state lawmakers in Annapolis on Monday, Feb. 24 to support Maryland Kirwan Funding for Public Education! Bus transportation available.

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Apply for High School CTE Programs

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Through Career and Technical Education (CTE), students can acquire college credit, work experience and certifications in high-wage and high-demand industries. Explore our two-year high school CTE programs for rising juniors!

Learn More + Apply for a CTE Program

Apply for Summer Youth Employment 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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How Census Impacts Our Schools

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Did you know the upcoming Census count will determine federal funds for special education, classroom technology, teacher training, after-school programs, school lunch assistance and more? Families can begin to respond to the 2020 Census starting mid-March!

Photo of the Week: 100th Day of School!

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Pre-K students at William Paca Elementary School celebrated 100 days of school by dressing up like centenarians!

Announcements

Presidents' Day — No School Monday, Feb. 17

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All schools and offices will be closed Monday, Feb.17 for the Presidents' Day holiday.


2020-21 School Calendar Available

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The 2020-21 school calendar includes state-mandated holidays for all school districts, including Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Presidents’ Day, Memorial Day and days around Thanksgiving, Christmas and Easter. As community polling sites, schools must also be closed for election days.

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Nominations Open for Teacher of the Year

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Nominate an outstanding educator for the prestigious Teacher of the Year Award! Candidates must be in their sixth year of teaching and plan to remain in the classroom during the 2020-21 school year. The submission deadline is Friday, March 6 at 5 p.m.


College Workshop at University of Maryland

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On Saturday, March 7, students in grades 6-12 and their families can learn about the admissions process, how to prepare for applications, financial aid, and the overall college experience. This annual college preparation workshop is presented in Spanish and English.

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State Superintendent Search: Community Forums

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The Maryland State Board of Education will host regional forums to gather public input regarding the next State Superintendent. The Prince George's County forums will be held Wednesday, Feb. 19 at Laurel High School at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m.

#ICYMI: In Case You Missed It

Partnership to Focus on K–12 Improvement

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PGCPS and the University of Maryland College of Education announced a new partnership to create joint faculty appointments, advance teacher preparation programs and focus on K-12 school improvement through a range of initiatives!

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