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Carson Scholars
Four WCPS Students Awarded 2020 Carson Scholars
03/26/2020
This year, four students from Worcester County Public Schools have been recognized as 2020 Carson Scholars.
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MSET Wilson
MSET Recognizes Teacher for 3D Printing in the Classroom
03/24/2020
The Maryland Society for Educational Technology (MSET) has chosen Caleb Wilson, science teacher at Stephen Decatur Middle School, as March’s Digital Showcase featured educator.
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SHHS CyberPatriot
SHHS CyberPatriot Team Wins 1st Place Award in MD
03/23/2020
Snow Hill High School’s CyberPatriot team recently completed the last online round of CyberPatriot XII before the National Finals Competition. The team’s performance in this round earned Maryland’s 1st Place Award in the Silver Tier.
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PMS Media Specialist a Finalist for State Librarian of the Year
03/11/2020
Worcester County Public Schools is proud to announce that Pocomoke Middle School Media Specialist Jennifer Beach has been named a finalist by the Maryland Association of School Librarians (MASL) for the 2020 Maryland School Librarian of the Year!
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Mr. Matthew Record named Maryland’s Middle School Principal of the Year
03/09/2020
Worcester County Public Schools (WCPS) is proud to announce that Mr. Matthew Record, Principal of Pocomoke Middle School, was just awarded Middle School Principal of the Year from Maryland Association of Secondary School Principals (MASSP).
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2020 TOY
WCPS Announces 2020 Teachers of the Year
01/21/2020
Congratulations to this year’s cohort of Worcester County Public Schools Teachers of the Year for 2020, just announced by Superintendent Taylor at today’s WCPS Board Meeting!
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Showell Elementary School to Dismiss Early in June 2020
01/14/2020
This week, Worcester County Public Schools announced that Showell Elementary School will end the 2019-2020 school year on June 5, 2020, following receipt of a waiver from the state.
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Worcester Tops State in Latest Report Card Release
12/03/2019
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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Ocean City Elementary a National Blue Ribbon School
09/26/2019
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today recognized 362 schools, including Worcester County's Ocean City Elementary School, as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2019.
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Worcester In the News: 2019 Opening Kick-Off
08/28/2019
See the coverage from our media partners from the #WeAreWorcester Opening Kick-Off event at the OC Convention Center.
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WCPS Ranked Third Best School District in Maryland
08/12/2019
Niche reported that Worcester County Public Schools is the third best school district in Maryland behind only Howard and Montgomery Counties. Below is a list of the fifteen best-ranked school districts in Maryland.
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Free & Reduced Meal Online Applications Now Being Accepted
07/22/2019
Worcester County Public Schools is pleased to announce that we are now accepting online applications for Free and Reduced Price Meals for the 2019-2020 school year!
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Beyond the Bell: Bicycle Repair Club
06/18/2019
This after school initiative was the brainchild of Mr. Paul Becker, one of our students’ favorite Afterschool Academy 100 teachers.
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Students Visit WWII Aircraft at Air Power Tour
06/14/2019
More than 150 students from Worcester County Public Schools (WCPS) were given the unique experience of touring rare aircraft at the Air Power Tour earlier this month.
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Beyond the Bell: Kindness Counts
06/11/2019
The Kindness Club in SHMS’s Eagles Pride Afterschool Academy focused on ways to show kindness in our school.
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2019 Summer Feeding Program
06/10/2019
In an effort to combat hunger, Worcester County Public Schools has established a Summer Food Service Program at several sites throughout Worcester County.
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Pip the Beach Cat Visits Students
06/07/2019
Berlin native, Pip the Beach Cat, and owner Emily Meadows, BIS alumni, visited Berlin Intermediate School's fourth grade to discuss their most recently published book.
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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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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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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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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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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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