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Bladensburg HS Wins #ProStartGrowGrant 

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Bladensburg High School was among eight high schools nationwide to receive a grant to upgrade and expand their ProStart program from The Rachael Ray Foundation!

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Coronavirus Update

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With confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) now in Maryland, Prince George’s County continues to work proactively to keep school and office settings safe, prevent the spread of respiratory viruses, develop plans to continue instruction in the event of any school closures and share information. Please read our most recent update.

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New School Profile Pages

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Beginning Monday, March 9, take a deeper dive into data on test scores, attendance,  demographics and more on our new School Profile Pages. The profiles will also feature School Performance Plans that outline goals and an action plan for improvement.

Maryland Integrated Science Assessments (MISA) Testing

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The Maryland Integrated Science Assessments (MISA) test will be administered to all students in fifth and eighth grades between March 23 - and April 17. Students are encouraged to become familiar with the test at home with these practice tests. No username or password required. 

Middle School PSAT Parent Nights

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All 8th grade students were given the PSAT 8/9 assessment in December. Attend an info session to learn how to read your student's PSAT 8/9 score report to identify strengths and weaknesses. Upcoming dates: Wednesday, March 11, Ernest Everett Just Middle School; Thursday, March 12, Stephen Decatur Middle School; and Wednesday, March 18 at Drew Freeman Middle School. All sessions will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

2020 Census Forum at International HS @ Langley Park

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Have questions about this year's census that kicks off next week? Hear details and perspective from federal, state and local leaders at the "We Are COUNTing On You" census forum at International High School Langley Park on Thursday, March 12 at 5 p.m.!

Photo of the Week: Read Across America Day!

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Ardmore Elementary School students learn a recipe for green eggs and ham in honor of Dr. Seuss' birthday and National Read Across America Day!

Announcements

Saturday! College Workshops at University of Maryland

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The annual Estudios Universitarios (A College Education is Within Your Reach) features a series of workshops designed for students in grades 6-12 and their families to learn how to navigate the tricky college admissions process. Workshops presented in English and Spanish.

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CEO Meet and Greet in Hyattsville

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Join CEO Dr. Monica Goldson for updates on school system initiatives and to share your ideas and questions on Monday, March 16 in Hyattsville! RSVP by March 11

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Career and Technical Education (CTE) Survey

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PGCPS is seeking input from students, teachers and parents about experiences and perceptions of Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs. Please complete the CTE Survey by Friday, March 6.

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Prince George's County National College Fair: April 3

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Meet representatives from more than 150 colleges and universities at the Prince George's County National College Fair on Friday, April 3 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Prince George's Sports and Learning Complex.

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Elementary School #GirlDad Dance 

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Attend the third annual father-daughter dance hosted by Board of Education member Curtis Valentine on Friday, March 20 at Largo High School.

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Introduction to Conflict Management For Teens

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Teens will learn critical conflict management skills designed to prepare them to peacefully address everyday conflicts.

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#ICYMI: In Case You Missed It

Community Unites for Black History Month Feast

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The Black Family Dinner Night at Benjamin Tasker Middle School featured a meal prepared by Charles H. Flowers High School Culinary Arts students, performances and appearances by Board of Education members Raaheela Ahmed and Bryan Swann!


Scholar of the Week: Derrick Griffin, CMIT South HS

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Chesapeake Math and IT Academy South senior and entrepreneur Derrick Griffin has a business designing and customizing sneakers!

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Largo HS Girls and Boys State Indoor Track Champs!

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Largo High School clenched both the boys and girls 1A indoor track  state titles, becoming the fourth team since 2007 to win both the boys and girls indoor titles in the same season!

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Boys and Girls Basketball Champions

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The Charles H. Flowers girls and Oxon Hill boys are this year's county high school basketball champions! Also, the CMIT North High School boys and girls basketball teams are 2020 Willard Champions!

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