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Showell Elementary School Celebrated at Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
Posted on 10/22/2021
State and local officials gathered to finally cut the ribbon on the replacement Showell Elementary School today. ...
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WCPS Ranked Third Best School District in MD
Posted on 10/18/2021
Niche reported that Worcester County Public Schools is the third best school district in Maryland behind only Howard and Montgomery Counties. Below is...
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WCPS Launches New COVID-19 Dashboard
Posted on 10/11/2021
As a part of Worcester County Public Schools’ continued efforts to be transparent with our families and the Worcester County community, a new COVID-19...
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Bayside Conference Announces New Protocols for Winter Sports Season
Posted on 10/11/2021
As the fall 2021 sports season wraps up, we want to make you aware of some important changes for the upcoming winter high school sports season. ...
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Nate Passwaters Appointed to Board of Education
Posted on 10/05/2021
The Worcester County Commissioners appointed Nathaniel “Nate” Passwaters to the Board of Education (BOE) to fill the remainder of a four-year term thr...
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WTHS Student Wins Top Project in State
Posted on 06/01/2021
Worcester Technical High School (WTHS) student Brennen Morris's entry into the 2021 Maryland Mapping competition, Are We Protected?, has been named th...
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Dwayne Abt Receives ASBO Award
Posted on 05/27/2021
Dr. C. Dwayne Abt, Worcester County Public School’s Assistant Superintendent for Safety and Human Relations, received the 2021 Fay Miller Educational ...
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WCPS Music Education Receives National Recognition for Third Year in a Row
Posted on 04/08/2021
Worcester County Public Schools has been honored for the third year in a row with the Best Communities for Music Education designation from The NAMM F...
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SHHS Senior Surprised on GMA with Scholarship
Posted on 03/31/2021
This morning, Snow Hill High School senior Leia Donaway was surprised on Good Morning America, as they announced that she and the 24 other students fe...
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Tamara Mills Receives NAEA Award
Posted on 03/08/2021
The National Art Education Association has honored Worcester County Public Schools' Coordinator of Instruction Tamara Mills with the 2021 Eastern Regi...
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Teachers Named MAEA Outstanding Art Educator
Posted on 02/23/2021
The Maryland Art Education Association and Worcester County Public Schools is recognizing it's Outstanding (Career) Art Educators for the 2020-21 scho...
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Equal Opportunity Employment/Non-Discrimination Statement
Worcester County Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. 

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Chief of Safety & Human Relations, Worcester County Board of Education, 
6270 Worcester Highway, Newark, MD 21841

Title IX Coordinator
Any person may report sex discrimination, including sexual harassment (whether or not the person reporting is the person alleged to be the victim of conduct that could constitute
sex discrimination or sexual harassment), to the Title IX coordinator. Please make a verbal or written report using the following contact information: 
Chief of Safety & Human Relations, Worcester County Board of Education, 6270 Worcester Highway, Newark, MD 21841
410.632.5000   |   
TitleIX@worcesterk12.org
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