Somerset County School District

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JMT CAD teacher Larry Eberly is school's Teacher of the Year.

JMT HVAC Juniors proudly display their OSHA 10 Certification Cards.

Princess Anne Elementary School Art  teacher Sarah Perdue was recognized as the 2017 Somerset County Public Schools Teacher of the Year by Superintendent Gaddis and Chairman Sumpter Fridlay, March 31.

Woodson Elementary Special Education paraprofessional Kellie Knopp standing in front of the beautiful and meaningful bulletin board she created. Ms. Knopp is studying to be a teacher.

ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification Program- Adult Education

Greg Lasinski was recognized on March 31 as Washington Academy & High School's Teacher of the Year.

GES Teacher of the Year Joan Hill-Dashiell celebrated by her students.

Lessons taught in an entertaining manner by "Carlos" while visiting the SAILS  program at Somerset Intermediate School.

Commercial Driving License Prep Class  .....Adult Education.

Joan Hill-Dashiell was recognized on March 31 as the 2017 Greenwood Elementary School Teacher of the Year.

Sarah Perdue is Princess Anne Elementary School's Teacher of the Year.

Coach Lasinski waves to his students in his way to the 2017 Teacher of the Year Luncheon.

The Book Fair was a success, also held on March 15 at Woodson Elementary School.

Thirty-five J.M. Tawes students attend the STEM Expo at Delaware Community College.

Dad and daughters enjoy the Art Show and the Book Fair at Woodson Elementary.

Art on display at the Art Show at WES on March 15.

Larry Eberly was recognized on March 31 as the 2017 J. M. Tawes Technology and Career Center Teacher of the Year.

These students are members of JMT's  National Technical Honor Society.

Amy Heger was named 2017 SCPS Secondary Teacher of the Year Friday, March 31.

Mother and daughters at Art Night at Woodson Elementary School on March 15.

Art project for students in the S.A.I.L.S. afterschool program at Woodson Elementary School funded by the Community Foundation

On March 31, Janet Wilkins was recognized as Woodson Elementary School's Teacher of the Year.

Super Heroes encourage a Healthy breakfast at Princess Anne Elementary.

WHS social studies students learn about a new business model.  Renee Mauborgne author of the Blue Ocean Strategy is shown with the students.

CAHS Physical Education teacher Emily Boland celebrated by the students as their 2017 Teacher of the Year.

​​​Ellen Sproul, with the Arts Institute and Gallery, secured a grant from the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore to partner with local school districts.  Students at Woodson Elementary are learning aspects of art.

WAHS 2017 Teacher of the Year Greg Lasinski shown with his students.

Amy Heger is the MSP/SPA/STP  2017 Teacher of the Year.  She is an English teacher.

Thank you from the United Way.

Rebbeca Pratte is the 2017 Deal Island Elementary School Teacher of the Year.

Washington High students from the JRAFROTC program reading to students in Linda Kinhart's Kindergarten class at WES on March 24.

Greenwood Elementary School Family Night held earlier in March.

Attached is a picture of the Plaque that is hanging at Johns Hopkins University on the Homewood Campus in Hodson Hall. A group of WHS students attended an Entrepreneurial Competition on campus this past weekend.

On March 31,  Amy Heger was recognized as the 2017 Teacher of the Year at the Somerset Promise Academy and the Somerset Transition Program.


On Wednesday (3/8) WAHS Senior APEX students  were able to visit UMES to have a one on one with Rhodes Scholar and Educational Consultant, Carlton Long to discuss prestigious scholarship opportunities.

On March 31, Rebecca Pratte was recognized as the Deal Island Elementary School's Teacher of the Year.

Art utilizing canvas at Woodson Elementary School.

WHS students at the Blue Ocean Competition at JHU with sponsor Vestina Davis and book author Renee Mauborgne.  The competition helps students think differently about business success.

Students and parents at the GES Family Night.  Activity was conducted by school counselor Stephanie O'Hara.

Woodson art teacher Robin Daniels facilitated a night of art at the school with numerous examples.

Megan McGillen is the 2017 Somerset Intermediate Teacher of the Year.

Washington High students meet author of Blue Ocean Strategy Renee Mauborgne who autographed their books. They participated in an entrepreneurial competition at Johns Hopkins University based on the concepts of the book.

Joan Hill-Dashiell  is Greenwood Elementary's 2017 Teacher of the Year.  

Students at Woodson Elementary celebrate Read Across America Day.

John Ward's automotive students and Joe Webster's construction students are involved in a bridge building project on the J.M. Tawes grounds.

PAE art teacher Sarah Perdue is the school's 2017 Teacher of the Year.

Sarah Perdue was recognized on March 31 as the 2017  Princess
Anne Elementary School's Teacher of the Year.

The Art Show was a success at Woodson.

Students show Woodson Elementary Pride as they celebrate Janet Wilkins as the school's 2017 Teacher of the Year.

WAHS Art Contest Winners.

2017 Crisfield Academy & High School Carson Scholars

Somerset County teachers attend professional development at the Philadelphia Zoo.

CDL Prep Class... Adult Education

Tawes' HVAC  Program received $2000.00 worth of  free tools from Leonardi HVAC Training INC. 


 Jenson Long was Teacher of the Year in 2016 for SIS.   Megan McGillen is the 2017 SIS Teacher of the Year.


Student working with clay and the Greenwood Family Night.

WHS students toured Washington College recently.  They are shown with faculty sponsor.

These are the 2017 Teachers of the Year for Somerset County Public Schools.

Students at JMT listen to the recruiter from Lincoln Tech explain Post Secondary education options.

Somerset Intermediate student demonstrates principles of a Hot Air Balloon flight during a STEM demonstration.

Emily Boland was recognized on March 31 as the 2017
Crisfield Academy& High School Teacher of the Year.

Megan McGillen was recognized on March 31 as Somerset Intermediate School's Teacher of the Year.  

Family displaying art at Art Night at Woodson Elementary on March 15.

WHS JRROTC cadet read to Linda Kinhart's class at Woodson Elementary on March 24. This is the second time this year the cadets have visited Woodson to work with the students.

News & Announcements


On Saturday, April 22, the county recreational complex at 30290 Sam Barnes Road in Westover will be transformed into a fun filled free community event celebrating health and earth Day. The fourth annual Somerset Community Field Day will take place 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. Plants, gardening tools, and sun safety bags will be handed out while supplies last. Raffles, food and drinks will be available all day. Shore Transit will be offering free transportation to and from the event from 9am to 1pm from their Princess Anne and Crisfield locations. Click on the title for more information.

Washington High School students participate in Blue Ocean Strategy Competition.

Attached are several pictures from this weekend's Blue Ocean Entrepreneurial Competition at Johns Hopkins University. The guest speaker and author of the book Blue Ocean Strategy, Renee Mauborgne met with the WHS students and autographed their books. Blue Ocean Strategy has sold over 3.6 million copies and is recognized as one of the most iconic and impactful strategy books ever written. Mauborgne is ranked in the top 3 management gurus in the world in the Thinkers50 listing of the World’s Top Management Gurus. She is the highest placed woman ever on Thinkers50.

Nine SCPS Teachers Selected as Their Schools' Teacher of the Year

Carter G. Woodson Elementary School
Janet Wilkins

Kindergarten teacher Janet Wilkins is Woodson Elementary School’s Teacher of the Year nominee. After teaching in Accomack County for three years, she joined Somerset County Public Schools in 2008. She has taught Kindergarten for ten years, in addition to teaching second grade for two years. Miss Wilkins received her Bachelor’s Degree from Wesley College and a Master’s of Education in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages from Grand Canyon University. She aspires to instill a love of learning that will follow her students throughout their school careers. She serves on Woodson’s School Improvement Team, the PBIS Committee and is involved in numerous school events. She said, “I taught at SCPS’s Summer Migrant Education Program and I reconnect with my former students and their families.” As it relates to all of her students Miss Wilkins said, “School-home relationships are a key factor in student learning and I continue to maintain the friendships and relationships that have been formed within my classroom.” She wants all of her students to feel successful both in and out of the classroom. She said, “I strive to promote a kind and caring community throughout the school by encouraging everyone to make each day their Best Day Ever.” Click on the title to read the other biographies.

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4th Annual Community Field Day
Long Centralized Athletic Facility
Westover, Maryland 21871
Saturday, April 22, 2017
Click on title Flyers for more information and to learn how to sponsor this outstanding event. There are two attachments.  
Library Walk and Phil Rayfield Walk
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High School students and staff look at the attached Upward Bound Flyer,
For more information please contact
Mr.Dwayne Barnes
410-651-7772 or 410-651-6458
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Upcoming Events

4th Grade PARCC/ELA Testing
Date: 4/28/2017
Location: PAES
8th Grade Softball vs. Washington High 4:00 PM @Ruitan Field next to Princess Annne Civic Center
Date: 4/28/2017
Casual Day/Free
Date: 4/28/2017
Dance $1.00-Relay for Life Fundraiser
Date: 4/28/2017
Location: PAES
GES Hit The Books

Date: 4/28/2017