These presentations will address the heroin and opioid crisis in Somerset County. Programs will be held on Tuesday, February 20 at Crisfield High School from 6:15 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. and at the same time at Washington High School on Wednesday, February 21. Click on the title and then on the Pdf to obtain more information or click on Read Full Story on the Homepage Popup
The Somerset County Public School system is continually examining and evaluating
the safety and security measures present and available within and around all of our facilities in order to provide a safe and secure learning and working environment.
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The Summer Language Experience at UMES is a two-week intensive program for highly motivated high school and homeschooled students interested in Arabic, Chinese, and/or Japanese language and culture. Click on the title to learn more.
Energy Manager George Todd recently wrote, "We have just completed and calculated the 117th month (9 years, 9 months) of our energy savings program. Specifically, during this period April 2008 through December 2017, our schools have saved a total of $3,318,133 or 31.8% in cost avoidance. For the month of December 2017, schools saved $40,032 or 35.7% in cost avoidance. Since April 2008, we have saved approximately 25,839,544 kilowatt hours (KWH) of electricity. Currently, a kilowatt-hour cost approximately $0.125."
February was picked as Black History Month because Carter Woodson created Black history week in1926 near the birthdays of Abraham Lincoln, Booker T. Washington, and Frederick Douglass. (February). The Black History month was made to remember the achievements of black people in America.