Somerset County School District

The Somerset County Public Schools Art Festival will be open to the public from now until May 4th from 9 am until 4 pm with late hours on Wednesday April 25th and May 2nd until 5:30 pm at the Board of Education.   Plan to attend.  It is outstanding.

News and Announcements

Somerset County Public Schools' Art Festival Continues Through Friday, May 4.

Several hundred parents and students were in attendance from 4:00 PM until 7:00 PM on Monday, April 23 for the school system's annual student art show held at the Central Office in Board Conference Rooms A & B. It reflects an outstanding array of student talent. The Somerset County Public Schools Art Festival will be open to the public from now until May 4th from 9 AM until 4 PM with late hours on Wednesday, April 25th and Wednesday,May 2nd until 5:30 pm at the Board of Education.
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Tawes Project Featured in Learning By Design Magazine as an Outstanding Project.

Turn to page 84 of the online publication to read about accolades bestowed upon our project for the design and construction of the new J.M. Tawes Career and Technology Center which is due to be completed by September 2019. It is the only project listed from the state of Maryland among many others nationwide. Click on the title to read more. Click on the link to read the article which is found on page 84.
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May 2, 2018- Resource Day

Ready for a change?
Join us for a day of fun and learning! Hear from Wicomico County’s former Maryland Teacher of the Year! Get connected with community resources for home energy programs, utilities, housing expenses, child care resources/purchase of care, parent support groups, Head Start, McKinney-Vento rights and more! Click on title for more information.
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Washington Academy & High School Team to Participate in International SeaPerch Underwater Robotics Competition

The state level underwater robotics competition took place on Saturday, April 7 at the U. S. Naval Academy. There were 102 teams competing for a berth in the International Competition in Dartmouth Massachusetts. A team from Washington Academy and High School in Somerset County was one of four teams to advance to compete on the international level. Click on the title or Read the full story on the Popup for more information.
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Brian Laird Is In His 18th Year of Coaching Washington High School Baseball

Mr. Laird has served 42 years as a Somerset County Public Schools' bus driver and bus contractor. He became a contractor in 1981 and has remained in that capacity for the last 37 years. Prior to becoming a contractor, he was a substitute driver for Nevitt Muir, Jack King, Juke Sharpless and Walter Laird. Mr. Laird won WBOC’s Jefferson Award this year. He is in his 18th year of coaching Washington High School baseball. In addition, he has coached the Salvation Army’s Football team in Princess Anne since 1976. He has coached American Legion baseball. He is the President of the Princess Anne Ruritans and is a member of the Sons of the American Legion. Other Awards include Maryland’s Most Beautiful, Boy Scout Award for Outstanding Citizenship, and two time Bayside Baseball Coach of the Year. Mr. Laird has been married 42 years, has three children and four grandchildren. In addition to his work as a bus contractor, he is an owner and operator of multiple chicken houses. Click on the title and then on the link for more information.
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Hear the Maryland Crunch

On Thursday, March 8, 2018 at 9:15 a.m., thousands of Marylanders will Hear the Maryland Crunch! Students, teachers, legislators, and community members are all invited to bite into a juicy apple and join this state-wide synchronized apple crunch event!

Held during National School Breakfast Week, Hear the Maryland Crunch! highlights the importance of the School Breakfast Program in ensuring that all children get a healthy start to their day. Join us to spread the word about Hear the Maryland Crunch!
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