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Administrative Changes Announced at Board of Education Meeting
05/22/2019
At today’s Worcester County Board of Education meeting, several administrative appointments were approved, and administrative transfers were announced. The new assignments are effective July 1, 2019.
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Beyond the Bell: Enrichment Leads to Academic Gains
05/21/2019
The students in Showell Elementary School’s Afterschool program are a special group of kids. Many have attended all three sessions of Afterschool Academy this year!
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Beyond the Bell: Community Partners Make the Difference
05/14/2019
The Stephen Decatur Middle School Bulldog Pride Afterschool Academy is so proud of the community sponsorships and partnerships that we created over the years.
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Pocomoke High Named National School of Character
05/14/2019
Character.org, a national advocate and leader for character in communities including schools, families, workplaces, and sports, designated Pocomoke High School as a National Schools of Character for 2019.
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Beyond the Bell: The Green Team
05/07/2019
Buckingham Elementary School has introduced a new club for the second session of CARE Afterschool Academy called the ‘BES Green Team’.
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Beyond the Bell: Peer to Peer Tutoring Program Fosters Writing Success
04/30/2019
It’s been a short six years since the Stephen Decatur High School Seahawk Writing Center (SWC) celebrated its grand opening and, since that time, it has evolved into an integral component of student writing success.
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PHOTO GALLERY: Buckingham Elementary Garden Dedication
04/25/2019
Experience the joy as Buckingham Elementary Unveiled the new Nature Nook, an outdoor learning area for students.
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Rick Stephens Named SkillsUSA Outstanding CTE Educator
04/24/2019
Worcester Technical High School welding teacher Rick Stephens was recently notified that he was selected by the National Board of Directors of SkillsUSA, Inc. to receive one of the organization's highest awards - the SkillsUSA Outstanding Career & Technical Educator Award!
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Beyond the Bell: Just Eat!
04/23/2019
In Worcester County, our afterschool programs focus heavily on helping students academically. In addition, we are proud that Buckingham Elementary School offers a nutritional cooking class for our 2ndgraders called “Just Eat!”.
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Beyond the Bell: Science and Art Integration for School Beautification
04/16/2019
During the Berlin Intermediate School Afterschool Academy, BIS and Beyond, students had the opportunity to invite their parents in to assist with the’ Amazing Murals Program’ during their Lights On Afterschool Week.
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2019-2020 School System Calendar Modified
04/16/2019
The Worcester County Board of Education adopted a modified version of this calendar in order to accurately reflect the Presidential Primary Date in April 2020.
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Snow Hill High Bulletin Board Contest Honors Hometown Hero
04/15/2019
This spring, 44 Snow Hill High students participated in a contest to celebrate the life and achievements of Snow Hill native William Julius “Judy” Johnson.
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Arrive Alive Comes to High Schools
04/10/2019
Worcester County Public Schools is sponsoring a school tour April 10-12, which features a driving simulator under the influence of substances or distractions, to help prepare students for healthy decision-making during upcoming the prom and summer seasons.
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Beyond the Bell: Writing in After-School
04/09/2019
Writing can become something that students enjoy, do for a hobby, or even get excited about. Yet for some, writing can be a daunting task.
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Beyond the Bell: PES CARE Program Places Importance on the Arts
04/02/2019
In Worcester County, our afterschool programs focus heavily on helping students academically.
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Making Music at Showell Elementary
04/02/2019
Music teacher, Mrs. Bethany Pugner had invited the MSO musicians in order to expose the children in her classes to the wonders and versatility of instruments like the flute and the trumpet.
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Worcester Named Best Community for Music Education
03/29/2019
Worcester County has been honored with the Best Communities for Music Education designation from The NAMM Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education.
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Beyond the Bell: SHES CARE Students Win Big at Media Expo
03/26/2019
Second and third grade students at Snow Hill Elementary School C.A.R.E. Afterschool Academy got the opportunity to sharpen their photography skills by participating in the Media Expo Afterschool Club.
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SHES Students Shine in MSO class
03/21/2019
Second graders at Snow Hill Elementary School were excited as they walked into their morning music class. It was not a “regular” day because special visitors were waiting to see them.
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Beyond the Bell: After-School Program Builds Confident Learners
03/19/2019
At Ocean City Elementary School, the afterschool program has a heavy focus on homework completion.
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Beyond the Bell: Archery Club Comes to PHS
03/12/2019
Pocomoke High School’s Academy 100 Afterschool program began a partnership with Delmarva Discovery Center to begin an afterschool Archery Club.
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Winners Named in ESLA Young Authors Contest
03/06/2019
Worcester County Public Schools is proud to announce that two students were named state winners in the Eastern Shore Literacy Association's 2019 Young Authors' Contest in addition to the 22 students who received accolades at the local level.
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2019-2020 Calendar Adopted by Board of Education
02/19/2019
On Tuesday, February 19, the Board of Education approved the 2019-2020 school system calendar. Mark your calendars with these important dates!
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Pocomoke High Named MD State School of Character
02/11/2019
Worcester County Public Schools is pleased to announce that Character.org, a national advocate and leader for character named Pocomoke High School a 2019 Maryland School of Character.
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Worcester Students Named Finalists in Young Authors' Contest
01/24/2019
Worcester County Public Schools is proud to announce that 22 students across schools and grade levels were named finalists in the Eastern Shore Literacy Association's 2019 Young Authors' Contest.
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Worcester Tops State in Kindergarten Readiness
01/22/2019
In newly released data, Worcester County Public Schools has topped the State of Maryland once again - this time, in kindergarten readiness.
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Ocean City Elementary Named a MD Blue Ribbon School
12/18/2018
Ocean City Elementary School was one of only six Maryland public schools selected today as 2018-19 Maryland Blue Ribbon Schools. All six were selected as an Exemplary High Performing School, one of the U.S. Department of Education’s two categories. The schools honored by Governor Larry Hogan and Dr. Karen Salmon, State Superintendent of Schools.
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Worcester Schools Rate High on New MD Report Card
12/04/2018
The Maryland State Department of Education released the new Maryland Report Card website today, containing performance data for every school in the State, including nine schools in Worcester County.
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Talking Violins at Showell Elementary
11/14/2018
Third grade students at Showell Elementary School are making merry music this month. This year, for the first time, the Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra (MSO) is presenting their “A-B-C-Me Play” violin instruction program at Showell.
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Comcast Newsmakers Interviews 2018 Teacher of the Year
11/12/2018
Comcast Newsmakers' Yolanda Vazquez talks with Karen Holland, Worcester County Public Schools' 2018 Teacher of the Year.
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Ten Schools Receive Grant Funds from Community Foundation
11/08/2018
Ten Schools in Worcester County received grant funding through the Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore’s 2018 Education Award Grants Program, which will be distributed across 14 school-based programs.
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Middle School Honors Art Students Visit Prestigious Art Show
10/26/2018
Pow! Zap! Zoom! These words tend to be quintessential illustrated sounds that we would find in comics books that we remember from our past.
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Two Schools Selected for Ravens Honor Rows
09/17/2018
The Baltimore Ravens and the Governor’s Office on Service and Volunteerism announced today the recipients of the 19th annual Honor Rows program, presented by M&T Bank.
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Worcester Again Excels in PARCC Results
09/04/2018
Worcester County students for the fourth consecutive year far exceeded state averages on the latest state assessment data released Tuesday. Worcester once again leads the state in college and career readiness (CCR) in five of the assessments administered last year in all counties. Worcester leads the shore in CCR in nine assessments and ranks second in the shore in all other assessments.
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Taylor Named School Safety Superintendent of the Year
08/30/2018
The Maryland Center for School Safety held its 5th Annual School Safety Conference this past month in Annapolis. An award ceremony held during the conference honored individuals and teams that went above and beyond in the name of school safety during the 2017/2018 school year.
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Worcester Students Shine at 2018 SkillsUSA National Conference
07/16/2018
Maryland Career and Technology students challenged 6,400 other student champions from all 50 states, Puerto Rico, Guam and Virgin Islands, at this year’s 54th Annual National Leadership and Skills Conference (NLSC) held in Louisville, KY.
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11 Schools Earn Gold Status for PBIS
07/02/2018
Eleven schools across Worcester County were honored at the 2018 PBIS Eastern Shore Regional Summer Institute last week. All eleven schools achieved Gold Status and were honored. Opening the Institute with comments was Superintendent of Schools Louis H. Taylor.
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More Administrative Appointments Announced at Board Meeting
06/19/2018
At today’s Worcester County Board of Education meeting, three administrative appointments were approved. The new assignments are effective July 1, 2018.
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WCPS Honors 2018 Celebration Innovation Program Honorees
06/06/2018
Congratulations to the recently honored winners of the 2018 Celebrating Innovation Program. The program seeks to recognize any school system employee who implements innovative practices and/or processes which lead to evidence-based improvement.
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New Sites Added to Summer Food Service Program
06/04/2018
In an effort to combat hunger, Worcester County Public Schools has established a Summer Food Service Program at several sites throughout Worcester County. These sites will be in operation during specific times and will serve school-aged children (18 and under).
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Congratulations Class of 2018
06/01/2018
Worcester County Public Schools wishes all of the 2018 graduates all the best as they leave our halls to pursue college and careers!
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WCPS Installs Over 50 Emergency Response Shields in Schools
05/17/2018
This week, Worcester County Public Schools in partnership with Hardwire, LLC, installed emergency shields within every school to augment existing safety protocols.
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2017 Celebrating Innovation Award Winners Honored
05/31/2017
Today, Worcester County Public Schools honored its 2017 cohort of Celebrating Innovation award recipients at its third annual recognition luncheon.
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