Somerset County School District

The annual county art show opening reception is Monday, May 2nd from 5-7pm at the Board of Education............ Click on About Us on the Homepage to see the 2015-2016, 2016-2017 School System Calendars and the Testing Calendar for the Remainder of the Year................Scroll down to  the homepage to read about the Teachers of the Year............ Parents scroll down to the second article in News and Announcements to find out how to obtain additional food for your family................ ........Look at the third article which is the.SCPS Academic Calendar for 2016-2017..........Look at the fourth article which is the 2014-2015 Annual Report..........See the fifth article which is the.Academic Handbook for Somerset County  High Schools..........Scroll down to the new section called Flyers to learn about pending events within the school year and during the summer............. On Monday May 9, 2016, the Somerset County Board of Education will convene in a public Board of Education budget work session at 11:30 p.m. in  the Board Conference Room at J.M. Tawes Career and Technology Center.

CAHS student is  Ben Carson Award winner.  He is shown with Assistant Principal Jeff Hale and Principal Chantal Russum.    

Woodson Elementary School Teacher of the Year Lynn Blake with some of her family and several students who are proud of their teacher.  
National Technical Honor Society Induction Ceremony-Class of 2017
WHS Millionaires Club at Personal Finance Challenge in Timonium.
2016 Teachers of the Year seated with their principals standing at the Teacher of the Year Reception.
Toni Stewart-Brown-2016 Princess Anne Elementary School Teacher of the Year
Art Teacher Laura Perry-Greenwood Elementary School Teacher of the Year
Kolby Noble-   2016 Deal Island Elementary School Teacher of the Year!!!!
2016 SCPS Teachers of the Year with the executive staff.
Crisfield High School National Honor Society Members and Inductees!!!!
Science is stressed at Washington High School.
Crisfield Academy & High School Teacher of the Year Ginger Wilson was honored by the Board and the Superintendent. Ms. Wilson is also the Secondary Teacher of the Year.
Princess Anne Elementary Teacher of the Year 4th grade science and social studies teacher Toni Stewart-Brown on the right.
Kolby Noble- DIS Teacher of the Year-Elementary Teacher of the Year-SCPS Teacher of the Year
Weather Alert Radio- Somerset County Emergency Services provided 12 of these to SCPS through a Homeland Security Grant.
Deal Island Elementary School Teacher of the Year Kolby Noble was honored by the Board of Education and the Superintendent.
Bus driver Troy Brittingham speaks to reporter about the January 4th bus accident  and his "expert driving" in protecting all the children on Bus # 19.
Ms. Stewart-Brown's fourth grade class celebrates receiving 200 CO detectors.
Laura Perry-Greenwood Elementary School Teacher of the Year
Somerset Intermediate STEM students compete in SeaPerch competition at the Naval Academy.
Somerset Intermediate School Teacher of the Year Jensen Long honored by the Board and the Superintendent.
Students learned about electric current and took photographs of themselves at engineering activity.
David Edwards- Washington Academy & High School 2016 Teacher of the Year
2016 SCPS Teacher of the Year Kolby Noble
Deal Island Elementary School Teacher of the Year, Elementary Teacher of the Year and SCPS Teacher of the Year  Kolby Noble.
2016 SCPS Secondary Teacher of the Year Ginger Wilson with Principal Chantal Russum.
WHS Science Lab
SCPS 2016 Teachers of the Year with local elected officials and dignitaries.
Lynn Blake-Carter G. Woodson Elementary School Teacher of the Year.
Matthew Thompson and his mother celebrate his Maryland High School Diploma.  Mr. Thompson will attend Wor Wic Community College.
Troy Brittingham showing the media the area on the former Bus #19 that was totaled when struck by an unhinged trailer on January 4 on Rt. 413.
SCPS Teachers of the Year with some of  their counterparts from last year.
SCPS Teacher of the Year Kolby Noble receives formal recognition from U.S. Congressman Andy Harris.  Community Liaison Bill Reddish made the presentation on behalf of the Congressman.  
Washington High School Honor  Society ceremony and induction, March 30, 2016
Trevor Belcher (second from the left) was named Valedictorian for his efforts on the GED test on which he scored on the honors level on numerous sections of the test on his way to receive his diploma.  Congratulations!!!!!
2016 SCPS Teachers of the Year with their Principals.
2016 Somerset County Public Schools Teachers of the Year.
Washington High School National Honor Society Historian is West Point bound. He is shown with Chairman of the Board and  Brig. Gen. Ret. Warner Sumpter.
2016 Somerset Intermediate School  Teacher of the Year Jensen Long rising to receive recognition at  the Teacher of the Year banquet.  
Woodson Elementary School Teacher of the Year Lynn Blake.  Ms. Blake teachers Pre-Kindergarten. Ms. Blake is entering the limo to attend the TOY Reception.
Adult Education graduates received Maryland High School diplomas at the Board of Education's monthly meeting on April 19, 2016. Congratulations!!!! The test is quite challenging.
National Technical Honor Society Induction Ceremony-Class of 2016 Inductees
S.A.I.L.S. students.
Christy Scott puts corsage on Woodson Elementary Teacher of the Year Lynn Blake.
Somerset Emergency Services  provides new emergency weather radios for each school within the system and two for the Central Office.
David Edwards-Washington Academy & High School Teacher of the Year
Jensen Long-Somerset Intermediate School Teacher of the Year
CHS student is honored by the  Maryland Commission for Women of Tomorrow. 
Adult Education recipient of a Maryland High School diploma Paul Stevens and his math teacher Deborah Nichol. 
Washington Academy & High School Teacher of the Year David Edwards with some of his students.  Mr. Edwards is an English teacher.
Learning about fire prevention.
Lynn Blake- 2016 Woodson Elementary School Teacher of the Year!!!
J. M. Tawes Culinary Arts students helped prepare and serve food to 200 parents, staff members and students at the S.A.I.L.S. engineering activity at Somerset Intermediate.
Ginger Wilson- 2016 Crisfield Academy & High School Teacher of the Year!!!
Bailee Jones and her grandmother and mother celebrate her success in receiving a Maryland High School diploma.
Board Chairman Warner Sumpter with student who designed object that had " a correct engineering design." When tested, it performed perfectly. This was at the S.A.I.L.S. STEM activity.
"After our SeaPerch robot was constructed, we participated in the Seaperch Regional Competition at the United States Naval Academy on April 9th.  The group has qualified  to participate in 2016 National SeaPerch competition in Baton Rouge, Louisiana."
Crisfield Academy & High School Teacher of the Year and Secondary Education Teacher of the Year Ginger Wilson, at the center with her administrators.  
Adult Education graduate Brittany Stanley.  She has been helping with the program as well.
Laura Perry- 2016 Greenwood Elementary School Teacher of the Year!!!!
Princess Anne Elementary School Teacher of the Year Toni Stewart-Brown honored by the Board and the Superintendent.
Teachers of the Year arrive at the Teacher of the Year Reception on  April 7.
Princess Anne Elementary Teacher of the Year-Toni-Stewart-Brown.
Greenwood Elementary School Teacher of the Year  Laura Perry Honored by the Board and the Superintendent.
Marion Fire Department Firefighters...Thank you for your service!!!!!
Washington Academy & High School Teacher of the Year David Edwards recognized by the Board and the Superintendent.
Rebecca Pratte's 3rd grade class-  For the 4th year in a row a Deal Island Elementary class raised the most money in the school system for the Zoo It fundraiser  and will get a VIP trip to the Salisbury Zoo, a pizza party lunch, and a special souvenir from their visit.
Jensen Long-Somerset Intermediate School 2016 Teacher of the Year!!
SIS 7th graders competed in regional national History Day competition at SU on February 27. They were medal winners and will compete at the state event on May 7. They spoke to the Board of Education at its meeting on April 19.
Princess Anne Elementary Teacher of the Year holds up First Alert CO Detector.  Every student at the school will receive one.
Ginger Wilson- CAHS Teacher of the Year-Secondary Teacher of the Year
Woodson Elementary School Teacher of the Year Lynn Blake honored by the Board and the Deputy Superintendent of Schools.
Dr. John Gaddis presents Maryland High School diploma to DeWayne Horsey.  Mr. Horsey will attend UMES and major in Business Management.
Somerset students at SeaPerch competition at the Naval Academy Saturday April 9.
WAHS  art winners of Wicomico County Federated Women's Club art contest.
Superintendent speaks to WBOC TV reporter Tashawna Gaines showing her the skid marks from Bus #19, evidence of the "evasive maneuver" taken by Troy Brittingham on January 4. 
WAHS juniors show creative depiction of the impact of Elvis Presley as part of their History Day presentation on February 27 and at the Board meeting on April 19.
Left-President Erica Joseph of the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore presents adult education program with a check for $3,000.00.  Three outstanding computers have been purchased to help people pass the GED test.
2016 SCPS Teacher of the Year Kolby Noble with colleagues after being named Teacher of the Year.
MSP  students enjoy learning about fire prevention.
Teacher of the Year Kolby Noble being congratulated by Director of Schools Tracie Bartemy.
Marion Sarah Peyton students learn about fire prevention from Marion Fire Department firefighters.
Tawes Construction students putting on siding, nearing completion.
WAHS juniors competed in regional national History Day competition at SU.  They were medal winners and will compete at the state event on May 7.  They spoke to the Board of Education at its meeting on April 19.
This "heroic evasive maneuver" required skill and quick thinking by bus driver Troy Brittingham.
Students in science lab at Washington High School.

News & Announcements

Read About the 2016 Teachers of the Year-View Each Teacher's Video

This year Somerset County had seven individuals who represented their schools as Teachers of the Year. They are Lynn Blake, David Edwards, Jensen Long, Kolby Noble, Laura Perry, Toni Stewart-Brown and Ginger Wilson. Click on the title for more information on each candidate. View video presentations at the end of the written portion of this summary. They are consolidated at the end.

2014-2015 Annual Report

Somerset County Public Schools presents this Annual Report. Click on the title and then on the Pdf file to read the report.

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Flyers

Read about a Summer Gifted and Talented Program known as Summer Scholars '16
 
Read about the Summer Language Experience
 
Read about Service Academy Forum

Upcoming Events

PARCC Testing
Date: 4/29/2016
Location: SCPS
Art Show
Date: 5/2/2016
Location: Board Office
PARCC
Date: 5/2/2016
Location: School System
Play Pals
Date: 5/2/2016, 10 AM 11 AM
Location: Woodrow Wilson Center
SIT Meeting
Date: 5/2/2016, 5 PM 6 PM
Location: WES