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Hello, Summer!

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June 15 marks the end of distance learning and concludes our 2019-2020 school year! Thank you for your partnership and support in embarking on distance learning and for, together, adapting to a new learning environment.

CEO End-of-School-Year Message

Report Cards and Diplomas

Fourth quarter report cards will be mailed to families by July 1. Diplomas for graduating seniors will be distributed this summer. Transcripts may also be downloaded from SchoolMax.

Summer Meals Program

Our two-day meal distribution program will end Wednesday, June 17. Beginning June 29 through Aug. 13, PGCPS will operate summer "grab and go" meal sites daily Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to noon at 62 schools, 12 apartment communities, six libraries and five neighborhood sites.  

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2020-21 School Year Online Registration 

Online registration for the 2020-21 school year is underway. Parents and guardians may register children online following the timetable listed below.

June 1: Early Childhood Programs

June 4: Specialty Programs and Charter Schools

June 8: Transitional Students

July 1: New Students

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Our Commitment to Safe and Supportive Schools

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In classrooms, homes and communities across our nation, there are critical discussions underway about the proper role of law enforcement and the future of policing. Hear from CEO Dr. Monica Goldson on how PGCPS is working to ensure safe and supportive schools.

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Virtual Summer Opportunities

Summer Learning Programs

PGCPS Virtual Summer Learning Programs offer students opportunities for acceleration, enrichment, credit recovery, or original credit during the summer. This summer, all programs will be offered virtually and there are no fees to participate.  

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Parks and Recreation "Summer Clubhouse"

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Registration for the Department of Parks and Recreation Summer Clubhouses begins Monday, June 15. Parents and guardians can view the guide here.

Library Summer Reading Program

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The Washington Nationals and Prince George's County Memorial Library System have teamed up for an online-only summer reading and engagement program! The virtual “Summer @ Your Library” program will be hosted in English and Spanish for all ages and runs through Aug. 21. 

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Career and Technical Education (CTE) Summer Camp

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Rising ninth and tenth grade students can explore careers from August 3-13. Apply by June 30. More Info

 

#PGCPSProud News

Sowing Seeds of Kindness: Community Plant Giveaway

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The Prince George's Soil Conservation District teamed up with the William S. Schmidt Outdoor Education Center, Gwynn Park High School FFA and other area partners to distribute free vegetable, herb, and house plants to families!

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ICYMI: Class of 2020 Graduation Celebration Highlights!

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Did you know our recent virtual graduation celebration in honor of the Class of 2020 is now available for viewing on our YouTube channel? Check out features including the valedictorians spotlight, student and celebrity performances and more! Keepsake eGraduation Celebration programs are available at www.pgcps.org/futureready.

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Mental Health: COVID-19 Trauma and Youth

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COVID-19 has resulted in thousands of children being separated from family due to isolation and/or hospitalization. Check out these tips on how to talk to children about traumatic separation or grief as it relates the pandemic. Learn More

Announcements

New: Pandemic EBT (P-EBT) Meal Benefit

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Pandemic EBT (P-EBT) is a temporary new benefit to assist families with groceries. Families with children who receive free/reduced-price meals at school will automatically receive the benefit. If your student(s) were not receiving free or reduced-priced school meals before schools closed in March, you may apply here

Self-Care Workshop for Teens

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Join the Prince George's County Health Department on Wednesday, June 24 for a virtual workshop for teens, and receive an Amazon gift card for participating!

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PTA Town Hall with Senator Chris Van Hollen

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On Friday, June 19 at 10 a.m. learn about the federal response to COVID-19 as it relates to schools, HEROES Act legislation and other resources needed to support education on a tele-town hall with the Maryland PTA and Senator Chris Van Hollen. Dial-in: 712-999-2090 Access Code: 680347#

Prince George's County Modified Phase Two Reopening

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On June 15 at 5 p.m. the County begins a modified phase two reopening. Residents are encouraged to use good judgment and limit non-essential trips. 

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