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News and Announcements

Woodson Administrator Speaks about the Support of the Community.

Woodson Elementary School Assistant Principal Terra O. Taylor recently said, "The Million Father March is such a great way to introduce the community to our school and begin to develop relationships with our community partners. From the Million Father March, we have been able to have community partners come back to our school to participate in various events throughout the year. It brings a joy to the community partners and allows our students to see professionals in uniform giving back to their community as well as make a connection to possible careers. Interactions during these events build relationships that create lasting impacts on our students. We love having community members partnering with us and coming into our building! It's always such a great experience for both the students as well as the community members!" Coast Guard members recently read to the students at Woodson Elementary School. The Million Father March is held in the beginning of the school year. These men and women of the Coast Guard returned recently to work with our students.
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Safe School Tip Line

Governor Larry Hogan recently announced the launch of “Safe Schools Maryland,” a tip line and mobile app designed to streamline reporting of possible threats to students and school facilities. You can anonymously report information to Safe Schools Maryland via a mobile app available for download through the Apple App Store or Google Play, online at, or by calling 1-833-MD-B-SAFE (1-833-632-7233). Trained technicians will respond to reports 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. Click on the title to access the link. Click on the link.
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Washington High School's Important Golf Team Fundraiser-Second Annual Event

On April 6, 2019 Washington High School will be hosting our 2nd annual golf fundraiser at Great Hope Golf Course. The format for the fundraiser will be an 18 hole 4-man scramble with prizes and door prizes. Washington Academy High School (WAHS) is in Princess Anne, MD within Somerset County. Somerset County is poorest county in Maryland (USA Today, 2015) and the 31st poorest county in the USA. Somerset County has a median household income that is 52% of the state median household income. According to the latest census (MD Government, 2017) the population in Somerset County was only 26,470. Our players are solely responsible for their own equipment and gear.
Last year through your generous donations the team was able to purchase new bags, new carts, towels and other materials. We are hoping we can count on your support again this year. This year we have many options for you to support our team. Whether you would like to be a Maroon ($25), Bronze ($50), Silver ($100) or Gold ($250) sponsor or even a tournament logo sponsor! Once again our fundraiser will be used to purchase the supplies, new equipment and other things that the team needs. Click on the title to see the flyer.
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Somerset County High School Students have their Art Work on Display at the Mosely Gallery at UMES.

Washington High School (WHS) and Crisfield High School(CHS) art students will have their art on display at the Mosely Gallery at UMES until February 7. A large number of high school students from lower shore high schools and their parents attended at the initial showing and reception on Thursday, January 24 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. According to our art teacher, many students and parents attended the reception. They said there was a large group of people in attendance that evening. Art teachers Jeremy Holland (CHS) Sarah Perdue (WHS) and Scott Smith (WHS) have encouraged several talented students to have their work on display. Click on the title for more information.
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Our School System has 3rd Highest KRA Scores in the State

When discussing the academic readiness of incoming Kindergarten students, Coordinator of Early Childhood Education for Somerset County Public Schools Karen Karten said, “This is really good news for us.” She said scores on the KRA indicate, “Sixty% of our kindergarteners enter with the foundational skills in place to begin Kindergarten work. Of course we wish this were 100% but 60% shows a steady improvement. 25% approaching means that 25% of the students coming into Kindergarten were nearly ready with some foundational skills and 15% were emerging, meaning that they display minimal foundational skills. We are third in the state. Though the state doesn’t report on domains, I can tell you that we saw a 15-20% increase in the academic domains this year as well!” Click on the title for more information.
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