Somerset County School District

SCPS Goals-To see SCPS Goals for 2016-2017 School Year, click on About Us and then click on the box SCPS Goals for 2016-2017 School Year.................2016-2017 District Calendar-.To See District Calendar, Click on About Us then click on District Calendar 2016-2017.  Changes include moving 1/2 day for students from June 12, 2017 to Jun14, 2017 and changing March 17 Professional Day to a Flex Day......................Bus Routes/Schedules-.2016-2017 Bus Schedules can be found under Students/Parents on the SCPS Homepage and at the Homepage under Departments and then under Transportation.................Open House- Parents click on Students/ Parents and then on Open House on the Dropdown to see the schedule at your child's school on August 25, 2016.............. ....

Some of our new teachers.

Floor repainted and refinished at Greenwood Elementary School.

CAHS Athletic Director Greg Bozman shown being interviewed by TV 47 reporter earlier this year.  Listen for Coach Bozman on AM 540 this Saturday August 13 at 9:00 AM talking about sports at the high school.

New JMT Staff

Left to Right- WAHS Principal Dr. Pamela Patterson. Assistant Principal Matthew Brady and Assistant Principal Germaine Richardson

Jennifer Jones will teach a variety of special subjects at Deal Island Elementary School.

The legislative delegation, Board of Education members, town councilmen and town commissioners, law enforcement leadership and school system leadership welcome the SCPS employees back for another school year.

CAHS science teacher Richard Warren poses with a group of teachers new to the school system.

Deputy Superintendent Tom Davis speaks words of encouragement to school system employees.

New Central Office employees.

Terra Taylor - Assistant Principal at Woodson Elementary School.

Woodson Assistant Principal Rob Hopkins making the ramp to a classroom cheerful for the students.

Secondary school staff.

New PC Technician Cody Whittington preparing laptops for the schools.

The "Red Carpet" was rolled out for our new teachers at New Teacher Orientation on August 17.

Woodson Elementary School welcomes new staff members.

One of many instructional technology workshops held this summer.

Crisfield High School band members shown with director Heather McHenry at the Opening Staff Meeting on August 23.

Crisfield Academy & High School Teacher of the Year and Secondary Education Teacher of the Year Ginger Wilson, at the center with her administrators.  

Dorothy Bell-Jackson-Assistant Principal at Greenwood Elementary School.

2015-2016 Support Employee of the Year Brenda Henderson.  The Superintendent and Board Chairman congratulate her.  She serves as the Office Manger at WHS and has 37 years of experience in the school system.

Judy Center and Early Childhood Coordinator Karen Karten was interviewed by WMDT reporter Lissette Nunez on August 16 about the importance of the Judy Center and its focus on early childhood education.  

Michael Bartemy is the Supervisor of Transportation

Workshop for teachers of special education.

Left to Right- Greenwood Elementary School Principal Ashley Walters and Assistant Principal Dorothy Bell-Jackson form the new administrative team at the school.

Ramp to Pre-K class given a new coat of paint at Woodson Elementary.

Crisfield Academy and High School science teacher Richard Warren shown sharing his knowledge aboout classroom management and organization at NTO.  

Board Chairman Warner Sumpter compliments the staff and the system on it recent accomplishments.

 Cheryl O'Neal- Supervisor of Special Education.

SPA/STP employees bring much experience to their positions.

Deputy Superintendent Tom Davis shares thoughts and sound advice with our new teachers at day one of NTO.

Wendy Hickman has been hired as a one on one assistant at Crisfield Academy and High School. Nicholas Niser was  also hired as 12 month custodian at the school.

 Lilly Welch - Supervisor of Reading, World Language & ELA (K-12). 

New administrators, a 3rd grade teacher and a paraprofessional join the Greenwood Elementary School Staff.

Jennifer Daniels to perform at WES, GES and PAE on August 25 during Open House. 

Floors prepared for the beginning of the school year.

Theater Academy students...Performances were held on  July 21 at 2:00 PM and on July 22 at 6:00 PM-Both at Washington Academy and High School

Jaguars keeping  watch over the front office at Washington Academy and High School.

Washington Academy and High School will have several new employees.

Teachers, a paraprofessional, an FNS manager and an IEP clerk were hired at Princess Anne Elementary School.

Elementary educators at orientation.

(L-R)Teacher Mentors Jennifer McDorman and April Tyler have planned and are delivering three days of NTO. 

Elementary science workshop held.

Superintendent Dr. John B. Gaddis greets the new teachers at their first day of NTO. 

Somerset County Sheriff's Department Color Guard at the SCPS Opening Staff Ceremony. 

Many of our  dedicated colleagues.

Washington Academy and High School  Assistant Principal- Matthew Brady

Gym floor at Greenwood Elementary was upgraded this summer.

Darryl Monk built this book box for Greenwood Elementary.  Books will be available for students to use from the box.  

New employees at Somerset Intermediate School

Employees hired during the 2015-2016 school  year were recognized at opening ceremonies for the staff. 

Picnic tables given a new look by the administrators at Woodson Elementary School.

Director of Schools Tracie Bartemy introduced Support Employee of the Year Brenda Henderson and Teacher of the Year Kolby Noble at annual opening meeting.

Superintendent of Schools Dr. John Gaddis emphasized school system goals and the array of accomplishments in just a short period of time.

2016 SCPS Teacher of the Year Kolby Noble

Superintendent Dr. John  Gaddis and Board Chairman Warner Sumpter continue to emphasize the importance of student achievement. They reflect the thoughts of the Board of Education and the staff members of SCPS.

Somerset Intermediate School Assistant Principal Tony Bevilacqua. 

SEA President  Vestina Davis speaks about students, staff and successful negotiations.

New Somerset Intermediate School educators.

Woodson Elementary School Principal  Kirstin Gibson

News & Announcements

Judy Center Lists Great Ways to Get Students Ready for the First Day of School

Attend your child’s school’s OPEN HOUSE! SCPS will be holding our open house on August 25th. This is a great way for your child to meet their teacher, see their classroom and greet new friends too. Plan to attend the FREE family concert at your school. Woodson: 11:00 am, Greenwood: 1:30 pm, Princess Anne: 3:30 . Click on the title for more information.

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Upcoming Events

First Day of School for Students
Date: 8/29/2016
Location: All Schools
Play Pals Sponsored by the Judy Center
Date: 8/30/2016, 10:30 AM 11:30 AM
Location: Crisfield Library
Play Pals-Sponsored by Judy Center
Date: 9/1/2016, 10 AM 11 AM
Location: Princess Anne Library
Schools Closed
Date: 9/2/2016
Schools Closed for Teachers and Students-Labor Day Weekend
Date: 9/2/2016
Location: All Schools