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

Community Youth Day & School Supply Give-Away

School supplies will be available for Somerset County residents only. The Community Youth Day and School Supply Give-Away will be held on Saturday, August 12, 2017 at the Somerset Plaza, 12155 Elm Street in Princess Anne from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM or while supplies last. This is for students in Kindergarten through the 8th grade. Click on the title for more information.
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Energy Cost Avoidance is Significant

Somerset County Public Schools Energy Manger George Todd recently stated, "​We have just completed the 110th ​ month (9 years, 2 months) of our energy savings program. Specifically, during this period April 2008 through May 2017, our schools have saved a total of $3,099,872 or 31.6% in cost avoidance. For the month of May 2017, schools saved $22,067 or 28.8% in cost avoidance. Since April 2008, we have saved approximately 24,126,777 kilowatt hours (KWH) of electricity. Currently, a kilowatt-hour cost approximately $0.13." Click on the title for more information.
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Greenwood Students Send Letters and Bookmarks to Servicemen and Women

Attached is a picture of PVT Brian William Sproul, 2015 Washington High School Graduate and active service member for the U.S. Army. He is holding the plaque that was presented to Greenwood Elementary School students for their thoughtfulness and support of the Alpha Company 3rd BN Infantry Basic Training Unit at Fort Leonard Wood Missouri on May 31, 2017. The school was also recognized on the company Facebook page. (Students in grades 3-5 wrote over 200 encouraging letters and created bookmarks for soldiers getting ready to graduate from basic training.) PVT Sproul will be assigned to Fort Riley, Kansas after his completion of AIT training for 88M at Fort Leonard Wood Missouri on July 20, 2017.
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Two of Our Staff Members are Interviewed by Comcast

On June 20, 2017, Comcast interviewed Supervisor of Student Services Tracey Cottman and 2017-2018 Somerset County Teacher of the Year Sarah Perdue. Both of these individuals have contributed significantly to the progress of students and the school system. They have a passion and insight which is evident to the viewer of the interviews. Click on the title for more information and to see the Comcast interviews.
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Department of Recreation and Parks to Sponsor a 5K Run and Free Fishing at Raccoon Point

There is an upcoming event sponsored by the Somerset County Department of Recreation and Parks. The event is entitled Somerset County's Original Trail Mix - Maryland Kids Fish Free 5K. Join us for a walk/fun run starting at Raccoon Point in Westover, MD on Saturday, July 22. Registration opens at 9:00 a.m. and the event begins at 10:00 a.m. Enjoy a free cookout and fishing afterwards. Kids under 16 fish free, all others require angler's license. Free t-shirts will be distributed to the first 100 walkers/runners. There will be door prizes. Click on the title for more information.
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Support Staff Recognized at the June 20, 2017 Board of Education Meeting-Vicki McLeod was selected as the Overall 2017 Support Employee of the Year

Westover, Maryland- June 23, 2017 – The Somerset County Public School System (SCPS) is fortunate to have a highly effective group of support staff. Their daily performance ensures the smooth running of the schools and central office and supports students and teachers in the learning process. We have professional bus contractors, food and nutrition service workers, custodians, maintenance staff, school and central office administrative associates who specialize in numerous functions, IT staff, school nurses, paraprofessionals and mid-level managers. Please click on the title for more information.
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Adult Education Students Graduate

Nine adult students received their high school diplomas after passing the GED test, which is rigorous. Nationwide only 60% of high school graduating seniors pass the test. Eligible for their diplomas were Nadia Komorowski, the class valedictorian having passed three sections of the test receiving college credit, Brandi Abbott-Benton, Tyrone Blue, Jennifer Cimpher, Jeremiah Jackson, Mark Mehl, Kasitie Miles, Aaron Nelson and David Smith. Click on the title to see more information and photographs.
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