So. Md Education News

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, October 3, 2022 Dr. J. Scott Smith, Superintendent of Schools, 301-475-5511, ext. 32178 Dr. Maureen Montgomery, Deputy Superintendent of Schools, 301-475-5511, ext. 32135 LEONARDTOWN, MD – St. Mary’s County Public Schools’ parents are asked to complete the Federal Impact Aid Survey every school year. The school system receives federal grant funds to operate and maintain the schools for federally connected students. To receive these federal funds, the United...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, September 30, 2022 Dr. J. Scott Smith, Superintendent of Schools, 301-475-5511, ext. 32178 Dr. Maureen Montgomery, Deputy Superintendent of Schools, 301-475-5511, ext. 32135 LEONARDTOWN, MD – Superintendent of Schools, Dr. J. Scott Smith, announces the administrative appointments made by the Board of Education at its meeting of September 28, 2022. The Board appointed Mr. Zachery Bush as Assistant Principal, 11 month, at Spring Ridge Middle School. Mr. Bush...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, September 26, 2022 Dr. J. Scott Smith, Superintendent of Schools, 301-475-5511, ext. 32178 LEONARDTOWN, MD – The Board of Education of St. Mary’s County will meet on Wednesday, September 28, 2022, with an executive session beginning at 5:00 p.m., followed by an open meeting at 6:00 p.m. The public may also watch the meeting live via www.smcps.org/streaming. For more details, please call (301) 475-5511, ext. 32177.
PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, September 22, 2022 Dr. J. Scott Smith, Superintendent of Schools, 301-475-5511, ext. 32178 Dr. Maureen Montgomery, Deputy Superintendent of Schools, 301-475-5511, ext. 32135 ADMINISTRATIVE CHANGES ANNOUNCED LEONARDTOWN, MD – Superintendent of Schools, Dr. J. Scott Smith, announces the following Administrative Changes: Dr. Joseph (JR) Beavers, Principal at Dynard Elementary School, will be named Acting Director of Maintenance in...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, September 14, 2022 Dr. J. Scott Smith, Superintendent of Schools, 301-475-5511, ext. 32178 Dr. Maureen Montgomery, Deputy Superintendent of Schools, 301-475-5511, ext. 32135 LEONARDTOWN, MD – Superintendent of Schools, Dr. J. Scott Smith, announces the administrative appointment made by the Board of Education at its meeting of September 14, 2022. The Board appointed Ms. Kelly Bridges as Assistant Principal, 12 month, at Leonardtown High School. Ms...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, September 12, 2022 Dr. J. Scott Smith, Superintendent of Schools, 301-475-5511, ext. 32178 LEONARDTOWN, MD – The Board of Education of St. Mary’s County will be meeting on Wednesday, September 14, 2022, with an executive session beginning at 8:00 a.m., followed by an open meeting at 9:00 a.m. The public may also watch the meeting live via www.smcps.org/streaming. For more details, please call (301) 475-5511, ext. 32177.
PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, September 1, 2022 Dr. J. Scott Smith, Superintendent of Schools, 301-475-5511, ext. 32178 Dr. Maureen Montgomery, Deputy Superintendent of Schools, 301-475-5511, ext. 32135 ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS ANNOUNCED LEONARDTOWN, MD – Superintendent of Schools, Dr. J. Scott Smith, announces the administrative appointments made by the Board of Education at its meeting of August 31, 2022. The Board appointed Ms. Kaci Marschall as...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, August 29, 2022 Dr. J. Scott Smith, Superintendent of Schools, 301-475-5511, ext. 32178 LEONARDTOWN, MD – The Board of Education of St. Mary’s County will be meeting on Wednesday, August 31, 2022, with an executive session beginning at 5:00 p.m., followed by an open meeting at 6:00 p.m. The public may also watch the meeting live via www.smcps.org/streaming. For more details, please call (301) 475-5511, ext. 32177.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, August 26, 2022 Dr. J. Scott Smith, Superintendent of Schools, 301-475-5511, ext. 32178 Dr. Maureen Montgomery, Deputy Superintendent of Schools, 301-475-5511, ext. 32135 LEONARDTOWN, MD – Superintendent of Schools, Dr. J. Scott Smith, announces enhanced security measures for after-school events. Beginning with fall sports for the 2022-2023 school year, St. Mary’s County Public Schools (SMCPS) is implementing procedures for school staff members and on-site...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, August 18, 2022 Dr. J. Scott Smith, Superintendent of Schools, 301-475-5511, ext. 32178 Dr. Maureen Montgomery, Deputy Superintendent of Schools, 301-475-5511, ext. 32135 LEONARDTOWN, MD – Superintendent of Schools, Dr. J. Scott Smith, announces the administrative appointment made by the Board of Education at its meeting of August 17, 2022. The Board appointed Mr. Charles Dunbar as Principal at Spring Ridge Middle School. Mr. Dunbar holds a Master’s Degree...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, August 15, 2022 Dr. J. Scott Smith, Superintendent of Schools, 301-475-5511, ext. 32178 LEONARDTOWN, MD – The Board of Education of St. Mary’s County will be meeting on Wednesday, August 17, 2022, with an executive session beginning at 4:00 p.m., followed by an open meeting at 4:30 p.m. The public may also watch the meeting live via www.smcps.org/streaming. For more details, please call (301) 475-5511, ext. 32177.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, August 15, 2022 Dr. J. Scott Smith, Superintendent of Schools, 301-475-5511, ext. 32178 Dr. Alex Jaffurs, Assistant Superintendent of Supporting Services, 301-475-4256, ext. 7 LEONARDTOWN, MD – The Southern Maryland Athletic Conference (SMAC), with the approval of the tri-county Superintendents, has modified its bylaws under Article V, Southern Maryland Athletic Conference Rules and Regulations, Section 5. Tri-County Board of Education employees (with...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, August 15, 2022 Dr. J. Scott Smith, Superintendent of Schools, 301-475-5511, ext. 32178 Dr. Alex Jaffurs, Assistant Superintendent of Supporting Services, 301-475-4256, ext. 7 LEONARDTOWN, MD – The St. Mary’s County School Health Council will meet from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on the following dates: September 15, 2022 December 15, 2022 February 16, 2023 April 20, 2023 Meetings will be held virtually or in the Board of Education Meeting Room at 23160...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, August 11, 2022 Dr. J. Scott Smith, Superintendent of Schools, 301-475-5511, ext. 32178 Dr. Maureen Montgomery, Deputy Superintendent of Schools, 301-475-5511, ext. 32135 LEONARDTOWN, MD – Superintendent of Schools, Dr. J. Scott Smith, announces the administrative appointment made by the Board of Education at its meeting of August 10, 2022. The Board appointed Mr. James H. Copsey, III as Principal at Leonardtown High School. Mr. Copsey holds a Master’s...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, August 8, 2022 Dr. J. Scott Smith, Superintendent of Schools, 301-475-5511, ext. 32178 Dr. Alex Jaffurs, Assistant Superintendent of Supporting Services, 301-475-4256, ext. 7 LEONARDTOWN, MD – St. Mary’s County Public Schools (SMCPS) Department of Food and Nutrition Services would like to remind families that School Year Meal Benefit forms for SY 2022-2023 are now available online. U.S. Department of Agriculture waivers that permitted distribution of free...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, August 8, 2022 Dr. J. Scott Smith, Superintendent of Schools, 301-475-5511, ext. 32178 LEONARDTOWN, MD – The Board of Education of St. Mary’s County will be meeting on Wednesday, August 10, 2022, with an executive session beginning at 5:00 p.m., followed by an open meeting at 6:00 p.m. The public may also watch the meeting live via www.smcps.org/streaming. For more details, please call (301) 475-5511, ext. 32177.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, July 27, 2022 Dr. J. Scott Smith, Superintendent of Schools, 301-475-5511, ext. 32178 LEONARDTOWN, MD – The St. Mary's County Public Schools' Ethics Panel will hold a meeting on Thursday, July 28, 2022, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., at 23160 Moakley Street, Leonardtown, Maryland 20650. For more information, call 301-475-5511, ext. 32178.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, July 20, 2022 Dr. J. Scott Smith, Superintendent of Schools, 301-475-5511, ext. 32178 Dr. Maureen Montgomery, Deputy Superintendent of Schools, 301-475-5511, ext. 32135 LEONARDTOWN, MD – Superintendent of Schools, Dr. J. Scott Smith, announces the administrative appointments made by the Board of Education at its meeting of July 20, 2022. The Board appointed Ms. Candice Berthiaume as Assistant Principal, 11 month, at Greenview Knolls Elementary School. Ms...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, July 20, 2022 Dr. J. Scott Smith, Superintendent of Schools, 301-475-5511, ext. 32178 Dr. Maureen Montgomery, Deputy Superintendent of Schools, 301-475-5511, ext. 32135 LEONARDTOWN, MD – St. Mary’s County Public Schools (SMCPS) is accepting applications for full-day Pre-Kindergarten 4/Head Start 4 for the upcoming 2022-2023 school year. Pre-Kindergarten Roundup events will be held the week of July 25, 2022, at each of the St. Mary’s County Libraries to...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, July 18, 2022 Dr. J. Scott Smith, Superintendent of Schools, 301-475-5511, ext. 32178 LEONARDTOWN, MD – The Board of Education of St. Mary’s County will be meeting on Wednesday, July 20, 2022, with an executive session beginning at 8:00 a.m., followed by an open meeting at 9:00 a.m. The public may also watch the meeting live via www.smcps.org/streaming. For more details, please call (301) 475-5511, ext. 32177.
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