Somerset County School District

News & Announcements

Community Foundation's Educational Grant Program

The Community Foundation’s Education Grant Program provides support to a broad range of teacher led classroom and administration led school wide projects. Education grants are reviewed/approved annually in October. A special education reception for awardees takes place in November. Click on the title for more information.

Somerset Intermediate School Wins Major Award in promoting Mental Health among its Students

"Children’s Mental Health Matters! is a statewide education campaign to raise awareness of children’s mental health needs and enhance outreach efforts to families and communities. The Campaign is coordinated by the Mental Health Association of Maryland and the Maryland Coalition of Families and carried out through generous support and resources provided by the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene – Behavioral Health Administration.
Remember, a child’s mental health is just as important as his or her physical health!" A congratulatory email was sent to school officials which said," On behalf of the Children’s Mental Health Matters! Campaign, I would like to congratulate you as Somerset Intermediate School has been selected as a 2018 School Champion of the Year! We appreciate your planning and coordination of activities during Awareness Week!" Letters and certificates are forthcoming to Somerset Intermediate School.

Changes in Naviance

I received information from Hobsons regarding an updated links for Naviance. We are no longer using http://connection.naviance.com_________ link so the links under the students/parents tab on the county home page should be changed to the following:
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UDL Training

The UDL Summer Training for Year 2 will be offered on two separate occasions. Each session will consist of a two-day set and the training for both sessions will be identical. Teachers are encouraged to attend one of the two training sessions in order to stay abreast of critical information connected to our systemic professional development plan for Universal Design for Learning. The following session dates should be listed in My Learning Plan for UDL Summer Professional Development:

July 24, 2018 & July 25 2018

August 14, 2018 & August 15, 2018

The sessions will run from 8:00 AM to 2:30 PM with a ½ hour for lunch. All trainings will be held in Conference Rooms A& B at the Board of Education. Any change in location will be communicated as soon as possible. One of these two days of training can be used to satisfy the FLEX Day requirement.

You can contact Mrs. Cheryl O’Neal, Mrs. Tracie Bartemy or Mr. Tom Davis if you have any questions.

2018 Retirees of the Year

RETIREES FOR 2018

Unit I

Mary Sue Atkinson – 25 Yrs
School Counselor – WES (07/01/2018)

Michele E. Gandolfi – 22 Yrs
Physical Ed. Teacher – WES (07/01/2018)

Nan W. Harrison – 33 Yrs
1st Grade Teacher – PAES (07/01/2018

Karen C. Horner – 42 Yrs
Instructional Facilitator – GES (07/01/2018)

Linda Marie Viens – 10 Yrs 4 Months
Pre-K Teacher – PAES (07/01/2018)

Mary Ellen Willey – 22 Yrs
Pre-K Teacher – PAES (07/01/2018)
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Upcoming Events

Play Pals-Crisfield-Sponsored by the Judy Center
Date: 8/14/2018, 10 AM 11 AM
Location: Crisfield Library
Princess Anne Library Play Pals-Sponsored by Judy Center
Date: 8/16/2018, 10 AM 11 AM
Location: Princess Anne Library
Play Pals-Crisfield-Sponsored by the Judy Center
Date: 8/21/2018, 10 AM 11 AM
Location: Crisfield Library
Princess Anne Library Play Pals-Sponsored by Judy Center
Date: 8/23/2018, 10 AM 11 AM
Location: Princess Anne Library
SELAC-Judy Center Meeting
Date: 8/28/2018, 8:15 AM 10 AM
Location: Behavioral Health Conference Room Sign Post Road Westover


Flyers

 
 
2018 SPECIAL AUTISM SESSIONS At Easterseals Camp Fairlee
July 29 - August 3 & August 12 - 17
Easter Seals Camp Fairlee is located on 250 rural acres on Maryland's historic upper Eastern Shore
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