Somerset County School District

MAJOR EVENT Tri-County Homeless Conference-Scroll down to read about this conference under News and Announcements............. WE NEED YOUR HELP!!  At its monthly meeting, the Board of Education accepted the 2018-2019 Draft Academic Calendar C on a First Reader basis for study. Please take the related survey.  Scroll down the Homepage to News and Announcements and follow directions  on the article entitled 2018-2019 Academic Calendar-Draft C- Survey............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

DEAL ISLAND STUDENTS WIN LEMONADE WAR

In a recent email to the Superintendent of Schools Deal Island Elementary School math and science teacher Kolby Noble wrote, "Just wanted to give you some good news on a Friday...just got word we won the Lemonade War. Of 38 schools across the country...East Coast, Texas, California..we placed first with $4,000." (Click on the title for more information.)
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Professional Storyteller Engages Early Childhood Students

Recently Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten students as well as Head Start students from the Somerset County Judy Center enjoyed stories from around the world as told by Muriel Johnson, a professional storyteller. Ms. Johnson was born on the Eastern Shore and is the sister of Michele Canopii of the Seton Center. She currently resides in California and has traveled around the country performing for young audiences. Ms. Johnson’s stories captivated the young students who laughed and giggled during this interactive storytelling event. “Storytelling is very different from passively watching a television program because children really need to use their imaginations. It is an art that we need to cultivate” Karen Karten, Judy Center Coordinator said. Click on the title for more information.
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PreKindergarten Funding Bill

Call to Action

MABE supports SB 461 (and HB 1433) to provide full, accurate, and transparent funding for prekindergarten, and encourages all local boards to contact legislators, submit testimony and be represented at this week's bill hearing on the Prekindergarten Funding Bill, SB 461.


To voice SUPPORT for SB 461 (which is being heard on 2/24) - Use these links to the Budget & Taxation Committee; and the B&T Committee Roster to call and email senators to urge support for SB 461.
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Home Care Attendant Certificate of Completion Program

The Home Care Attendant provides basic services that enable elderly individuals, or those afflicted with chronic illnesses to remain in their homes rather than living in a nursing or group homes. High school diplomas applicants are preferred, and have access to a telephone. In addition, applicants should be in good physical condition, trustworthy, energetic and able to work independently. Click on the title and then on the attachment for more information.
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