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Superintendent to Host Budget Public Hearing

Superintendent to Host Budget Public Hearing

According to Prince George's County Public Schools: 

GSA to Donate Computers to Prince George's County Schools

GSA to Donate Computers to Prince George's County Schools

 

PGCPS To Host Public Forums On School Boundaries

PGCPS To Host Public Forums On School Boundaries

 

According to Prince George’s County Public Schools:

 

The Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) Office of Pupil Accounting and School Boundaries will host three public forums to provide an opportunity for students, parents and community members to share ideas on improving school boundaries. Public input will be used to develop recommendations that will be presented to the Board of Education.

Topics include addressing boundary concerns at Kingsford, Highland Park, Yorktown, and Baden elementary schools; discussing the possibility of shifting sixth grade into middle schools; adjusting boundaries for specialty programs; and ensuring that all students in a neighborhood attend the same schools.

 

Prince George's County Public Schools to Celebrate International Walk to School Day

Prince George's County Public Schools to Celebrate International Walk to School Day

 

To recognize International Walk to School Day, schools nationwide including Greenbelt Elementary and Hollywood Elementary students and staff will ditch their cars and put on their walking shoes Wednesday, October 5th to emphasize the importance of physical activity. 

The purpose of the event is to create create safer routes for walking and bicycling, improve pedestrian safety and traffic issues, and build connections among families, schools, and the community.

For more information, visit the event website at www.walktoschool.org.

County Public Schools Kick-off 26th Annual Science Bowl Competition

County Public Schools Kick-off 26th Annual Science Bowl Competition

 

The following information was sent to us by the Prince George's County Public School's Communications Office: 

The Science Bowl, an award-winning science quiz program of Prince George's County Public Schools (PGCPS), kicked off its 26th season this week. Four teams from middle and elementary school of four students each – three players and one alternate – compete. Winners of the four matches then compete to determine the quarterfinalist of the day. The following elementary school competition is at Bonnie F. Johns Educational Media Center in Landover at 1 p.m. on October 4th.
 

Student-Run Capital One Bank Branch Celebrates Grand Opening

Student-Run Capital One Bank Branch Celebrates Grand Opening

 

The following information was sent to us by Quon Wilson and Jamie Glick: 

 

State and local officials will join Capital One Bank and Prince George’s County Public Schools on October 3, 2011 to welcome the inaugural class of student bankers at Parkdale High School in Riverdale.