News and Announcements

GreenSheet Link

GreenSheet Link!!!! Scroll down the homepage. Click on the title of this brief article. Then click on the link to the Maryland Association of Boards of Education GreenSheet which is a weekly update of the Maryland Legislature while it is in session.

Important Program Leads to Significant Cost Avoidance

Energy Manager George Todd writes, ​​"We have just completed the 93rd month of our energy saving program. During the period April 2008 through December 2015, our schools have saved a total of $2,635,130 or 31.3% in cost avoidance. Click on the title for more information.

Fy 2017 SCPS Budget Survey

Parents and community members are urged to complete the FY 2017 budget survey. It will be posted until January 15. Hard copies can be obtained at school offices throughout the county and at the central office. Click on the title and on the link to complete the survey. Thank you for your input.

SCPS 2016-2017 Budget Calendar

Attached to this article is the SCPS 2016-2017 Budget Calendar. It contains dates for the online budget survey, internal discussion and sharing of packets, conferences, Superintendent's presentation, Board updates, updates to Commissioners, public input sessions, Board work sessions, adoption of the budget and submission of the budget to the Commissioners and work on final revisions. Click on the title and then click on the attachment to access the calendar.

Director of Schools Interviewed by Comcast

SCPS Director of Schools Tracie Bartemy was interviewed by the staff at Comcast pertaining to the historical immersion camp held this summer at Teakle Mansion and surrounding areas in Princess Anne for several students. This was partially funded by the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore and made possible by Ms. Bartemy's leadership, the work of a number of educators and members of various historical groups. Click on the title and then on the link to view the interview.

Special Course at Wor Wic Community College

The first EARN-funded UAS training course is scheduled to run February 1, 2016- March 18, 2016 from 8:30 am – 4:30 pm. A flyer with more information is attached. Please let us know if you have questions! Click on title. Then click on PDF file for more information.

SADD Raises 10K for Brad's Room of Knowledge

"The last thing Brad Mason tweeted on July 29, 2013 was about helping others.

“Take a second to stop and do something nice for someone random today… it feels nice,” he wrote. The Crisfield Academy and High School chapter of Students Against Destructive Decisions has been working toward raising $10,000 in Mason’s memory to name a room after him in new Somerset County Public Library." Click on the title and click on the link for more details

The Judy Center of Somerset County Donates iPads for use in the Princess Anne Library

Library Director Gail Sheldon accepts the donation of two iPads from Marlena Turner of the Judy Center. The Judy Center works to help ensure that young children in Somerset County enter school with the readiness skills they need to succeed in school. “Our library is an important asset to our local community and they are a great supporter of school readiness! We hope families will enjoy learning together with this fun technology”, said Karen Karten, Judy Center Coordinator.
The iPads have been loaded with all sorts of fun apps for children and parents to use together. The iPads will be available for use only inside the library. Grown-ups - please bring your library card and a valid driver’s license for in library use.
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