• On Wednesday, May 6, State Superintendent of Education Dr. Karen Salmon announced that all Maryland public schools will be closed for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year. A letter from CEO Dr. Monica Goldson is forthcoming with more information.

    El miércoles, 6 de mayo, la Dra. Karen Salmon, superintendente de educación del estado, anunció que todas las escuelas públicas de Maryland permanecerán cerradas por el resto del año escolar 2019-20. Próximamente se enviará una carta de la Dra. Monica Goldson, directora ejecutiva, con más información.

    Le mercredi 6 mai, la Surintendante de l'éducation de l’État, Dr Karen Salmon, a annoncé que toutes les écoles publiques du Maryland resteront fermées pour le reste de l’année scolaire 2019-2020. Une lettre de la Directrice exécutive, Dr Monica Goldson, suivra avec plus d'informations.

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Scholar of the Week: College Park Academy Senior Kalonji Harrington

Scholar of the Week: College Park Academy Senior Kalonji Harrington

Kalonji Harrington is a senior at College Park Academy who holds a 4.23 GPA. His course load includes AP Calculus AB, AP Language and Composition, AP Environmental Science and AP Computer Science.


Kalonji is a member of the National Honor Society and the National Society of Black Engineers. He is also a member of the Gaming and Strategy Club.


Kalonji credits his love for computer science to his time spent at NASA where he had the opportunity to participate in a summer internship program gaining real workplace experiences in programming. He also expresses an interest in robotics and hopes to get a job with NASA in the future on designing and programming robotics systems.


Two notable role models in Kalonji’s life are his father, who has been an excellent example of perseverance and a NASA engineer, who has been his support and gives him great career advice.


For fun, Kalonji enjoys playing the piano, Vex robotics with the engineering organization Future Innovative Rising Engineers (FIRE) NSBE Jr., and Dungeons and Dragons with the Gaming and Strategy Club after school.