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PGCPS Accepting Applications For Private School Students Testing For TAG Program Eligibility

PGCPS Accepting Applications For Private School Students Testing For TAG Program Eligibility

The following information was sent to us by PGCPS Office of Communications: 

 

The Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) Talented and Gifted Office is currently accepting applications from private school students for Testing for PGCPS Talented and Gifted (TAG) program eligibility. The testing is for students who are county residents and currently in grades 1-7 in private schools.

Laurel High School Teacher Selected as Healthy Schools Program Champion

Laurel High School Teacher Selected as Healthy Schools Program Champion

 

The following information was sent to us by Prince George's County Public Schools:

Henrique Vissotto, foreign language teacher at Laurel High School, is among 21 educators nationwide selected as Healthy Schools Program Champions by the Alliance for a Healthier Generation, founded by the American Heart Association and the William J. Clinton Foundation.

Landover Elementary School Awarded 5,000 Grant

Landover Elementary School Awarded 5,000 Grant

 

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Celebrating the fifth consecutive year of its grant program supporting nationwide Educator for a Day events,The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership at Walkden University announced the five preK–12 schools that will receive $5,000 grants to enhance their classroom education,provide educational technology or supplies, or sponsor special educational activities.

Prince George’s County Public Schools Recognized for Innovative Use of Digital Content

Prince George’s County Public Schools Recognized for Innovative Use of Digital Content

 

The following information was sent to us by ShaVonn McConnell: 

 

Prince George's County News Flash For November 12-19

Prince George's County News Flash For November 12-19

 

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Laurel High School JROTC Unit Evaluation
Nov. 15 
• 7:45 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.Laurel High School • 8000 Cherry Lane, Laurel
INFO: 301-497-2050

G. James Gholson Middle School Celebrates School Psychology Awareness Week
Nov. 14-18 • throughout the school day
G. James Gholson Middle School • 900 Nalley Road, Landover 
INFO: 301-883-8390
Students at G. James Gholson Middle School will write “gratitude letters” to show their appreciation during School Psychology Awareness Week.

James Madison MS, Frederick Douglass HS Join Prestigious IB Network

James Madison MS, Frederick Douglass HS Join Prestigious IB Network

 

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James Madison Middle School and Frederick Douglass High School are now officially part of the network of campuses that offer the prestigious International Baccalaureate (IB) Middle Years Programme.

An extension of the rigorous IB Diploma program, the Middle Years Programme’s guiding philosophy is to develop an academically-proficient, globally-minded learner. Frederick Douglass and James Madison had been working collaboratively towards becoming IB World Schools since 2008. The schools received notification on Oct. 17 that they were formally authorized to offer the Middle Years Programme, making them the only IB World Schools in Prince George’s County Public Schools.