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Congratulations to the Debate Team at Kettering Middle School who won first place in the novice division and sixth place in the overall competition.
Stephen Decatur Middle School made their debut in the Washington Urban Debate League's largest tournament. The tournament was hosted at Capital City PCS with more than 80 teams from 27 schools. Students participated in a format of debate called "policy debate" that encourages substantive, research focused speeches and in depth knowledge of the topic as well as a persuasive presentation. Stephen Decatur was very successful in the competition for the first time competing.
The Robotics Team from Magnolia Elementary School recently competed in a Lego League Competition at St. Johns Catholic Middle School in Westminster, Md. The students received the "Best Dressed" Award. They also placed first in "Core Values."
to the staff and students of James H. Harrison Elementary School for winning
$1000 in the 5th Annual BGE “Wires Down” Video Challenge, a program
designed by BGE to promote awareness of electrical safety. BGE’s
Community Programs Director, Michael Davenport, presented the check to the schoolsTechnology
and Arts Integration Specialist, Jeremy Powel, who directed and produced the video. Visit http://bgevideochallenge.com/ to view the award winning video;
Joey Price, alumnus of Charles H. Flowers High School, lands among first-ever SHRM ‘30 Under 30’ cohort. Click to read the article.
Paint Branch Elementary School celebrated the Chinese New Year with a bang! Students performed and showcased their talents using Chinese musical instruments for parents.
The Hillcrest Heights ES Science Bowl Team won their first and second round in the competition on January 10. Led by science teacher Mrs. Rabara, the students were enthusiastic and excited about earning their position in the semifinals. They will compete against Forest Heights ES on February 28. Go Hawks!
French Immersion Schools Maya Angelou and Dora Kennedy in Prince George’s County are the first schools in the state to receive the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ LabelFrancÉducation Award. The recognition is given to schools who offer enhanced instruction and meet the standards for quality bilingual education as part of their curriculum.
Nearly 400 Concord Elementary School students wrote farewell letters to President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle Obama. The students poured their
hearts and souls into expressing how much they appreciate them for their service and how much they will be missed once they leave the White House.
Seat Pleasant ES fourth-grade students had an opportunity to paint a winter scene with a Trevino Paint instructor. Teachers guided students painting through a math, art, history and civics lesson while they created a geometrical 'mathterpieces'. These paintings and other items will be auctioned off on January 10 to raise money for Prince George's County Homeless House.
Mattaponi ES PTO partnered with Prince George's County District 5 Police Station to collect toys for children who are less fortunate. The Toy Drive was a HUGE success and the students learned a great lesson about caring and sharing with others!
Frederick Douglass High School Guidance Department gave the gift of happy feet this holiday season with a "Sock it to the Eagles" Sock Drive. Staff and students collected 544 pairs of socks. All socks were donated to the Prince George's County Public School Homeless Office.
The First Annual Father-Daughter Dance sponsored by Board Member Curtis Valentine and the #FatherhoodForum was a huge success!
Congratulations Phyllis E. Williams Chess Club students Noah Millhouse, Cydnee Morgan and Alexah
Mitchell. These students earned 2nd place, in their division, at the Chess
Wizards D.C. Chess Tournament. Noah Millhouse also earned a fourth place trophy in the overall competition. The competition was held at American
Congratulations to the 300 plus students from Charles Herbert Flowers High School who earned a 4.0 or higher GPA. Those students were invited to attend a Principal's luncheon at Famous Dave's.
Mom's Organic Market donated thirty-five 14-gallon recycling bins to Port Towns Elementary School through their environmental protection and restoration initiatives. The school also received $250 in store credit from Community Forklift through the Community Building Blocks (CBB) grant program.
Hillcrest Heights Elementary School parents, students, teachers, and administrators participated in a food drive that led to a Happy Thanksgiving for many families in the community. The event was a great success!
Ardmore Elementary School’s “Thanksgiving Basket of Bounty” is the school's annual tradition. The program provides eligible low-income families with all the ingredients for a traditional Thanksgiving meal. Donated items include cans of butternut squash, cranberry sauce, green beans, gravy, cream of mushroom soup, dressing, cake mix, pasta, beverages, pumpkin pie, and more. Several chosen families will also receive a whole turkey. Teachers and students decorated the boxes and baskets with heart...
On Thursday, Nov 17, fourth- and fifth-grade students at Marlton Elementary School had the opportunity to hear from college students from Prince George's Community College who shared their educational journey and experiences. They also talked about what it takes to get into college and what degrees students could earn.
The Seat Pleasant Elementary School first quarter honor roll assembly was a huge success. Here are the Principal's Award recipients. They earned straight A's!!!! Dr. Richardson and all the staff at "The Seat" are so proud of them!
America Recycles Day is a nationally recognized day dedicated to promoting and celebrating recycling in the United States.
Ridgecrest Elementary School hosted Math Night where students and their families played math related games. This year's theme was "Minute to Win It". Winners from each station received prizes.
Ridgecrest Elementary School celebrated American Education Week with a special breakfast for their outstanding teachers and staff.
Gaywood Elementary Schools Student Association hosted Kids Helping Kids Food Drive. This student led initiative brings students together to plan activities on how they can help fight huger. Students donated more than 2,000 non-perishable items that will create 15 food baskets to help students at the school.
Three DuVal High School students Olivia Grant, Diamond
Francis, and Triumph Akpabio all have artwork on display in Annapolis.
Congratulations Bowie High School Volleyball Team!
Carrollton ES students and parents all pitched in to help beautify school grounds.
Jeff Kinney, New York Times best-selling author and illustrator, recently visited Potomac Landing Elementary School -- his alma mater -- to release his latest book, Diary of Wimpy Kid: Double Down. During his visit, Kinney shared memories of his experiences at Potomac Landing, distributed autographed copies of his new release and donated 100 books to the school.
Riverdale Elementary School students and staff celebrated reading by dressing up as a favorite storybook character. The entire school team marched around the school showing off their books and outfits. This is one of the many initiatives implemented at the school to promote "Literacy for a Lifetime".
National Day of Writing was observed on October 26. This day highlights the importance of bringing together educators, school staff, students, parents and community members in a unified effort to acknowledge and affirm the importance of writing.
Bradbury Heights ES held their storybook character parade on Friday, October 28. After trying to decide on a favorite book, teachers chose to be crayons from Drew Dawalt's The Day the Crayon Quit. Students immediately started recalling the story as they saw the crayons around the building. Students and staff chose a variety of characters including Doc. McStuffin and an old favorite, The Cat in the Hat.
Accokeek Academy Teams Up Against Drugs for Red Ribbon Week with the theme YOLO, You only live once.Students pledged to say no to drugs.
Isaiah Nance, Gwynn Park HS Academy of Environmental Studies Senior, represented Maryland at the 30th Annual World Food Prize Global Youth Institute in Des Moines, Iowa. Isaiah was one of 200 student leaders from across the country selected to present research on how he can fight hunger as a future leader.
On Wednesday, October 19, 2016 nearly 100 Isaac J. Gourdine MS students displayed their solidarity to stomp out bullying by wearing orange. Additionally, each student created a poster that explained how and why they were going to stomp out bullying throughout the school year.
Oxon Hill Middle School Kings and Queens were greeted on Men Make A Difference Day by male staff members, fathers, uncles, community leaders, and volunteers. The men shared encouraging words with students during an assembly and in their classrooms.
Imagine Leeland hosted it's first school wide Superhero Reading Night for the 2016-17 school year! This academic reading night brought families and school staff members together to focus on reading in a creative way. This included a parade, superheros on site, scholastic representatives, a superhero photo booth, various reading stations, face painting, and more.
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