Somerset County School District

Ms. Noble sharing with her students.

The Washington High School band under the direction of Caitlin Hetland played God Bless America for the Event.

Culinary Arts senior preparing tuna for grilling.

Civil War artifacts were on display at Somerset County's 350th Anniversary celebration.

WDMT-TV reporter Julian Sadur speaks with a Crisfield High School student.

Always fun to get a treat at the PBIS Carnival at Princess Anne Elementary School.

Naticoke Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution were on hand to provide significant educational information and to enhance appreciation of our county, state and country.

Parents, drama enthusiasts and students learning drama techniques focusing on character development at Crisfield Academy and High School on Thursday, September 8.

Linda Kinhart with her Kindergarten class at Woodson Elementary School the first day of school.

Drama class leader Ken Skrzesz of the Maryland State Department of Education shares a laugh with his students.  Fine arts supervisor Will Gray said, "He continually helps our county."

Members and pastor of the New Life Church of Deliverance partnered with the Jaguar cheerleaders to raise money for the squad at Somerset's 350th.  

It is great to jump in the inflatables at the PBIS Carnival.

Balloons being made for students at the PBIS Carnival.

Students were kept busy by the drama teacher at CAHS.  They learned a lot according to CHS band director Heather McHenry who organized the event.

Oaksville Eastern Shore Baseball Hall of Fame Players.  Many Somerset student-athletes came from the Oaksville tradition. 

Finance Department staff and school-based Administrative  Associates and Business Managers receive training in procedural updates.

Supervisor of Transportation Michael Bartemy monitors bus traffic and related schedules on the first day of school at Somerset Intermediate School.

Sherwin Williams employees  pack several boxes of school supplies for Somerset County students.  The SW Operation Rescue Team has done this for six years.  They have donated thousands of dollars worth of supplies.

Somerset County's internationally renown artist Richard "Rich" Smoker shares with people admiring his carvings and apparent expertise as a wildlife conterfeiter.

Kolby Noble's class.  They won two years in a row for raising the most money for the Salisbury Zoo.

Senior Culinary Arts students preparing several seafood dishes.

Somerset County delegation at the annual United Way breakfast kick-off for 2016 held at Salisbury University.

WHS student government Vice President and school mascot encourage the students to get involved, to cheer louder.

Teacher of the Year Kolby Noble teaching science at Deal Island Elementary School.

Native American artifacts were on display at the Somerset 350th Anniversary event on September 17.

Several Princess Anne Elementary Pre- Kindergarten  students receive shirts which read Class of 2030.  These shirts were distributed to the student on Thursday, September 1, 2016.   

Greenwood Assistant Principal Dorothy Bell-Jackson with returning GES student early the first day of school.

TOY Kolby Noble engages her students.

SCPS Teacher of the Year Kolby Noble with her class on the first day of school.

CHS  Athletic Facilities Upgrades

WHS Jaguar cheerleaders practice their cheers seen on the football field lately with the American flag against a beautiful blue sky.

Princess Anne Elementary School had a PBIS Carnival to raise money for incentives to maintain the state recognized gold standard it achieves annually.

WHS stadium field shows proof of how it is used with the goals for three sports in the background.

Left to Right-  President of the Princess Anne Town Commissioners Garland Hayward shown speaking to Walker Memorial Church of God  Children's pastor Dewayne Walker.  Both men are involved with working with students in numerous capacities.

Drama students learning techniques of character development at Crisfield Academy and High School.

Chef salads were popular items on the menu.

The Sonrise Church provided inflatables for Somerset's 350th Anniversary Celebration.

Washington High cheerleaders involve the students at the combination pep-school rally on Thursday September 1.

Princess Anne Elementary students enjoy one of the three large inflatables at its PBIS Carnival held Thursday, September 8.

Crisfield High School's band played Maryland My Maryland  at Somerset County's 350th Anniversary Celebration.  As the band play, a CHS student to the right sang the actual song.

Washington High School cheerleaders gather at Somerset's 350th Anniversary celebration for a delicious bake sale.

This is a picture of some of the school supplies that were donated to the WHS staff by the WHS Alumni and Friends.  This group has been operational since April 2016 and they have been involved in numerous donations, upgrades and  activities.

CHS Upgrades

Playing the Bean Bag Toss...Not that easy.  Carnival for PBIS incentives provided a nice family evening.

Newly formed Washington High Alumni Association paid for paint, rollers and brushes for members of the field hockey team, soccer team and football team to paint the chain link fence parallel to the tennis court at WHS.  Faculty members Coach Erica Henderson and social studies teacher Vestina Davis worked with the students for several hours.

Multiple vendors were on hand displaying and selling arts and crafts.

Masonry Class at Tawes Technology and Career Center.

Bus Contractor Oliver Hearn has route # 27.  Mr. Hearn is in his 35th year as a contractor.

Somerset County's automotive teacher John "Buddy" Ward provided the sound for Somerset's 350th.

What a grand tradition of excellence-Oaksville Baseball- Dr. Kirkland Hall said , "Everyone went to church Sunday morning and then played or watched baseball all Sunday afternoon."

Marion Station had a very large display which provided much information on the heritage and economy of the "Strawberry Capital of the World."  This was an open air history class for students and parents at Somerset's 350th. In red in retired educator Florence Horsey of Marion who is involved in keeping this tradition alive.

Walker Memorial Church of God children's pastor Dewayne Walker makes a balloon figure for Princess Anne Elementary  5th grader at Saturday's event at the Recreation Field.

Native American history was on display at Somerset's 350th Anniversary celebration.

Instructor Jim Washington checks the menu for cream of broccoli soup being prepared by his senior Culinary Arts students.

Parent is  checking her students'  class schedules in the lobby of Princess Anne Elementary School with the assistance of the new IEP clerk Regina Holmes on the first day of school.  

Patriotism on display at the anniversary celebration as  the Somerset County Sheriff's Department color guard presents the colors for the singing of the National Anthem.  

WHS-More Upgrades

Student about to get a prize picking a "duck" from the pool at the PBIS Carnival.  The rest of the family looks on.

Mr. Richard Warren's 8th grade science class at Crisfield Academy and High School preparing for a laboratory class.

Members of Sherwin Williams Operation Rescue Team with SCPS student services staff.  This is the sixth year this outreach funded by the employees has donated school supplies for students.

This represents about one tenth of what was donated to students in the school system by employees at Sherwin Williams in Crisfield.

Kolby Noble working with her students at Deal Island Elementary School.

Environmental issues are taught in Ms. Noble's class.

 Somerset County local NAACP President Rev. Charles Bagley at Somerset's 350the Anniversary with his granddaughter.

Somerset County Board of Education Chairman Gen. Warner Sumpter had a portion of his antique gun collection on display at the anniversary event.

Channel 47 reporter Julian Sadur interviewed the President of SADD and the advisor  Lynne Brumley pertaining to the MUMO initiative on September 1, 2016.

Drama teacher Ken Skrzesz  encourages the twenty people in attendance to act as if they did not want to engage others.

CHS SADD members and advisor are among those participating in the MUMO (Messed Up-Miss Out) initiative.  It deals with life choices.

WHS Stadium Upgrades- Field, Bleachers- Football, Soccer and Field Hockey Utilizes this Field

WHS visitors bleachers and score keepers platform.

Dr. Gaddis talks to TV 47 report Julian Sadur about the improvements which have been made with the athletic facilities at both high schools with the help of the county and remaining funds from the Washington High renovation.

The newly refurbished field hockey and soccer field at Crisfield Academy and High School.  Many upgrades have been made including the leveling of the field, planting new grass and irrigation.

News & Announcements

State Comptroller to Visit Deal Island Elementary School and Present the "Silver Hammer Award" for Outstanding Building Maintenance.

State Comptroller Peter Franchot will be at Deal Island Elementary School on Thursday, September 29, 2016 at 1:45 PM to present the Silver Hammer Award. “As a member of the Board of Public Works, which approves the state's annual Public School Construction Program, Comptroller Peter Franchot is proud of the state's unprecedented capital investments in education. Click on the title to read more.

Deal Island Teacher to be Honored as one of Maryland's Top Teachers

On October 7, 2016, Deal Island Elementary School teacher Kolby Noble will be honored with her colleagues from across the state as one of 24 local Teachers of the Year at the annual Maryland Teacher of the Year Gala held at Martin's West in Baltimore. She will be accompanied by family, colleagues, Board members and school system leaders. Over 1200 people will be in attendance. Educational , business and political leaders will be on hand to recognized Mrs. Noble and her colleagues for helping to make Maryland's educational system one of the best in the nation. One teacher from the 24 will be chosen as Maryland's Teacher of the Year. Click on the title for more information.

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