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Scholarship Resources for Students

County Councilman Dernoga’s office has released a list of fantastic resources on how to get scholarships. Please see that below: This is a busy time for students who have completed the college application process and now must decide which school to attend. Having put two children through college, I understand the anxiety that might come […]

Thursday April 28th, 2022 in Education | No Comments »

Hollywood School needs HELP

Thursday January 13th, 2022 in Announcements, Education, Hollywood Elementary School | Comments Off on Hollywood School needs HELP

Council Awards $26,500 to 6 Area Schools

The Council will consider awarding the following FY ‘22 Education Grants to the area schools: (a) $2,250 College Park Academy- Environmental Club “E-force” (b) $2,750 Berwyn Heights Elementary- Social and Emotional Learning Resource Support (c)  $2,750 University Park Elementary- Multimodal Education Materials for a student with Learning Differences (d) $2,750 Buck Lodge Middle- Positive Behavior […]

Tuesday December 7th, 2021 in Education | Comments Off on Council Awards $26,500 to 6 Area Schools

School Boundary Changes – Attend a Community Conversation

As you may know, Prince George’s County Public Schools has been engaged in a Comprehensive School Boundary Initiative for the past year. Many PGCPS school boundaries will be changing in the next 2-3 years Earlier this year, PGCPS released the Draft Boundary Scenarios Report which presents three draft scenarios that offer different approaches to adjusting […]

Tuesday October 26th, 2021 in Education | Comments Off on School Boundary Changes – Attend a Community Conversation

Tonight at 6pm: Community Night @ Hollywood Elementary School

Please join your neighbors tonight at 6 pm at the Community night at the Hollywood Elementary School. There will be free school supplies, free burgers, and more. Details below.

Tuesday September 14th, 2021 in Announcements, Education | Comments Off on Tonight at 6pm: Community Night @ Hollywood Elementary School

Stuff the Bus – School Bus Drive

County DPW&T’s Stuff the Bus School Supply Drive will be accepting school supplies for students Monday through Friday from 10AM – 2PM now through Monday, August 16, at 9400 Peppercorn Place in Largo. Please spread the word.

Wednesday July 28th, 2021 in Announcements, Education | Comments Off on Stuff the Bus – School Bus Drive

Lakeland S.T.A.R.S. to Showcase its Achievements During a Pandemic Year

At tomorrow’s meeting, the Council will receive a presentation about the Lakeland STARs (Students Taking Active Responsibility) program. The Lakeland STARS is an after-school program providing individualized tutoring/mentoring services for approximately 60 Paint Branch Elementary School students by the University of Maryland/College Park Scholars and the City’s Youth and Family Services. The City performs administrative […]

Monday June 7th, 2021 in Announcements, Education | Comments Off on Lakeland S.T.A.R.S. to Showcase its Achievements During a Pandemic Year

Important Listening Session-Cherokee Lane Elementary Proposed Relocation for FY2021-2022

If you aren’t aware of the current situation with Cherokee Lane Elementary. There is a current proposal to relocate staff and children in the Fall of 2021 to Middleton Valley Elementary(4815 Dalton Street, Camp Springs, MD). The approximate communication would be one hour each way. This move helps facilitate the construction work for the new […]

Saturday March 27th, 2021 in Announcements, Education | Comments Off on Important Listening Session-Cherokee Lane Elementary Proposed Relocation for FY2021-2022

Forum to Discuss School Reopening, Virtual Learning, and More..

Prince George’s County Public Schools will begin hybrid learning in April, with families able to opt-in or out. Families can choose to split students’ time between in-person classes two days a week and remote learning or stay all-virtual. For more information, visit https://www.pgcps.org/reopen/. To give you updates from PGCPS on the 2020-2021 school year, virtual […]

Monday March 1st, 2021 in Announcements, Education | Comments Off on Forum to Discuss School Reopening, Virtual Learning, and More..

County Schools May Start In-Person Classes in April

Last week, Chief Executive Officer Dr. Monica Goldson announced plans to reopen Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) for in-person hybrid teaching and learning starting in April while giving families the opportunity to continue distance learning through the end of the school year. Dr. Goldson emphasized the importance of striking a balance between safety, academics and […]

Wednesday February 24th, 2021 in Education | Comments Off on County Schools May Start In-Person Classes in April

Virtual Q&A with Joshua Thomas

The City of College Park’s Educational Advisory Committee invites you to join us for a Town Hall with Joshua Thomas, District 2 Board of Education representative on Thursday, February 18, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. The focus of this virtual meeting is to have a dialogue about virtual learning, share collective experiences and address concerns about […]

Sunday February 14th, 2021 in Announcements, Education | Comments Off on Virtual Q&A with Joshua Thomas

Register Now for the Wizards Winter Reading Challenge

This winter, Prince George’s County Memorial Library System is teaming up with the Washington Wizards! We invite you to join the fun by participating in challenges for a chance to win prizes, and to explore the book, film, TV, and other resources that we have compiled for you and your family to enjoy. Preregistration is […]

Monday December 28th, 2020 in Education | Comments Off on Register Now for the Wizards Winter Reading Challenge

Virtual Q&A with Joshua Thomas

Please mark your calendar, On Wednesday, January 13th at 7:30 p.m., please join for a virtual Q&A with Prince George’s County District 2 Board of Education representative Joshua Thomas. The discussion will include plans for the upcoming school year. To join, please visit the link: https://zoom.us/j/97952972640 or dial-in at 301-715-8592. Sponsored by the City‘s Education Advisory Committee.

Saturday December 26th, 2020 in Announcements, Education | Comments Off on Virtual Q&A with Joshua Thomas

Fundraiser for Hollywood Elementary PTA

The Hollywood PTA is holding its first virtual fundraiser! Below are the details.  The group is collecting money through Venmo.  With Venmo, (www.venmo.com), you can search for “Hollywood-ES PTA” and please select “@Jonathan-White-284” Please spread the word to families and friends. Any Hollywood Elementary School friends can purchase tickets!

Friday November 13th, 2020 in Announcements, Education | Comments Off on Fundraiser for Hollywood Elementary PTA

City of College Park Essay Contest

The Education Advisory Committee (EAC) would like to announce an essay contest, open to all students who are residents of the City of College Park in Kindergarten through 12th grade, who attend schools receiving public education grant assistance from the City, to honor the memory of Doris Ellis. The essay question is: “How have you […]

Thursday November 5th, 2020 in Education | Comments Off on City of College Park Essay Contest