Somerset County School District

Washington High School has distinguished itself  in Project Lead the Way in the Biomedical Field.  Click on News on this Homepage and then on Project Lead the Way- PLTW to see recent television coverage................  Somerset County Public Schools is requesting pricing for Lawn Care Services on a per cut per location basis at 9 School locations within Somerset County as well as all Athletic Fields at WAHS and CAHS.  Scroll down on the SCPS Homepage and read the first article on News and Announcements to understand the process of submitting a price and to whom........... 

News and Announcements

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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Energy Management Contines to Provide Cost Savings

Retired Somerset teacher, administrator and supervisor George Todd is the Energy Manager for Somerset County Public Schools. He has been in that position for nearly a decade. He recently reported the following statement writing, "We have just completed the 115th ​ month (9 years, 7 months) of our energy savings program. Specifically, during this period April 2008 through October 2017, our schools have saved a total of $3,242,608 or 31.7% in cost avoidance. For the month of October 2017, schools saved $19,761 or 24.2% in cost avoidance. Since April 2008, we have saved approximately 25,404,350 kilowatt hours (KWH) of electricity. Currently, a kilowatt-hour costs approximately $0.125." Careful monitoring of energy usage, numerous capital upgrades and the installation of state- of- the- art HVAC systems during numerous renovations are making a significant difference.
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Greenwood Elementary School Students Honor Our Servicemen and Servicewomen during the Holidays

Melody Power reports, "The Staff and Students of Greenwood Elementary in Princess Anne Maryland would like to wish all those service people who are currently deployed or away from their families a holiday season of Peace and Joy! We are Supporting Our Military Eagle Style (S.O.M.E.) by wearing these bracelets every Friday. Mrs. Sproul just found out that our care packages made it to South Korea in time for the holidays!" Click on the title to see related photographs.
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Warm Winter Wishes

Students are spreading kindness at GES for the New Year! Students sent "warm wishes" to one another by thinking of 3 nice things they would like to say to a fellow student and writing them on cut-out marshmallows to glue on top of a hot cocoa illustration. Students left these decorated notes of kindness or "warm wishes" on one another's lockers. What a heart-warming way to begin 2018!
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