Somerset County School District

News and Announcements

Tawes Student First in the Nation

J.M. Tawes Technology and Career Center senior automotive student AJ Kaufman placed First in the NATION at University of North Western Ohio Scholarship competition !!!! OUTSTANDING !!!!! He won a $20,000 scholarship !! He works at TnT Automotive in Crisfield.. He will be attending UNOH next year. His teacher John Ward said, " He is a very hard working young man and is to be commended on this awesome accomplishment !! "
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Community Foundation Awards

Ewell Elementary School, Greenwood Elementary School, Woodson Elementary School and the Somerset County Public Schools' central office are the recipients of awards from the Community Foundation. Click on the title and then click on the document to see the related press release.
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PARCC Video and Parent Information Sessions at the High Schools

Click on the title then click on the word document below to see a video which explains the PARCC assessment and how to interpret scores. Parent information sessions on PARCC Score Reports will be held at Washington High School on Wednesday, November 18 from 6:30 PM-7:00 PM in the auditorium and at Crisfield High School on Thursday, November 19 from 6:30 PM- 7:00 PM in the school's auditorium.
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WAHS Honors Veterans in a Significant Manner

Over one hundred veterans were honored at Washington Academy and High School on Tuesday, November 11. Several students were involved in greeting the guests, serving as emcees, posting the colors, playing in the band, singing in the chorus, preparing art work, preparing posters, decorating the building, serving breakfast and attending a powerful program honoring our veterans. Powerful speakers and inspiring music demonstrated appreciation for the veterans.
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Ewell Elementary School to Receive Community Foundation Grant

In a letter sent from the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore, Inc. to Ewell Elementary School principal Janet Evans, Ewell will receive a grant of $4,380. This grant has been made available for funding to support technologies associated with a pilot multi-grade distance learning program. A check for the amount will be presented at the Community Foundation in Salisbury on Thursday, November 12.
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SAILS Students Participate in Operation We Care

The Woodson SAILS students participated in the Operation We Care program, by decorating and assembling boxes that will be packed and mailed to Soldiers by the Operation We Care group. The kids worked together to complete the boxes during the time allotted for them to Give Back time to their community.
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Melodi Power is SCPS 29th Teacher of the Year

Melodi Power is Somerset County Public Schools 29th Teacher of the Year. She was recently honored at Martin's West in Baltimore with her 23 counterparts from the local education agencies throughout the state including Baltimore City. Ms. Power serves as a media specialist at Greenwood Elementary School The program has been in existence since 1987. A variety of teachers have held this position. Click on the title to see more information about the teachers.
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