Somerset County School District

Look at  News and Announcements on the Homepage to find out about Community Substance Abuse Presentations to be held at Crisfield High and Washington High on February 20 and February 21 respectively............Look at SCPS Safety & Security Measures.  They are located on News and Announcements on this Homepage and under the News dropdown under SCPS Safety & Security Measures.

News and Announcements

Not My Child- Community Substance Abuse Presentations

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
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Somerset County Public Schools Safety & Security Measures

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.
Click on the title of this article to view a sample listing of measures currently in place or Read Full Story on the Popup.
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The Summer Language Experience-At UMES

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.
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Energy Management Means Cost Savings-Nearly A Decade of Achievement

​ 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."
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Why was February chosen as Black History Month?

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.
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Presidents' Day in the United States

Washington's Birthday, also known as Presidents' Day, is a federal holiday held on the third Monday of February. The day honors presidents of the United States, including George Washington, the USA's first president.
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Play Pals- A Playgroup for Children Birth through Three

Play Pals is a play centered educational playgroup designed for children birth through age 3 and their parents. Activities are fun and age appropriate that focus on social skills, music, art, and early math and literacy. This is administered by the Judy Center within Somerset County Public Schools. Click on the title for more information.
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Somerset County SECAC Meeting to be Held, Monday, February 5, 2018

The Somerset County Special Education Citizens Advisory Committee (SECAC) will be held Monday, February 5, 2018 from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm at Princess Anne Elementary School. You are encouraged to come together with other parents, and support each other, learn about community activities and education resources. Click on the title to read more about the meeting or Read the Full Story on the Pop-Up.
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