• Media Advisory: Capitol Heights Elementary Hosts Girls Empowerment Day

    April 27, 2017
    For Immediate Release
    Office of Communications

    UPPER MARLBORO, MD – Capitol Heights Elementary School will host a special day to help prepare girls for college and careers through motivational talks and hands-on workshops.

    Topics and workshops include such themes as “Let’s Move,” “Build & Bond,” “Together We Can,” “Words Have Power,” “Bake Like a Diva” and more. Throughout the day, participants will share their experiences through social media using the hashtag #CHESGIRLSCAN.

    WHAT: Girls Empowerment Day

    Friday, April 28
    9:45 a.m. - 3:20 p.m.

    Capitol Heights Elementary School
    601 Suffolk Avenue
    Capitol Heights, MD 20743

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    Prince George's County Public Schools (PGCPS), one of the nation's 25 largest school districts, has 208 schools and centers, more than 130,000 students and nearly 19,000 employees. Under the leadership of Chief Executive Officer Dr. Kevin M. Maxwell, the school system serves a diverse student population from urban, suburban and rural communities located in the Washington, DC suburbs. PGCPS is nationally recognized for innovative programs and initiatives that provide students with unique learning opportunities, including arts integration, environmental and financial literacy, and language immersion.