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Administrative Changes Headline Board Meeting
Posted on 05/17/2022
At today’s Worcester County Board of Education meeting, several administrative appointments and transfers were announced. The new assignments are effe...
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WCPS Music Education Earns National Recognition
Posted on 04/19/2022
Worcester County Public Schools (WCPS) has been honored with the Best Communities for Music Education designation from The NAMM Foundation for its out...
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Kristin Cashman named 2022 Teacher of the Year
Posted on 03/25/2022
In a celebration of excellence in education, tonight Worcester County Public Schools (WCPS) announced the 2022 Worcester County Teacher of the Year: K...
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HS Students Honored for Artwork
Posted on 02/15/2022
Several WCPS high school students received awards in the annual Art Competition sponsored by the Ocean City/Berlin Optimist Club....
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WTHS Students Recognized by Commissioners
Posted on 11/15/2021
The Worcester County Commissioners present commendations to honor Worcester Technical High School (WTHS) students who earned gold medals in eight indi...
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Blackburn named a MD finalist for PAEMST
Posted on 10/27/2021
Sarah Blackburn was named a Maryland finalist for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST). ...
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SHMS Teacher Selected for Fall Webinar Series
Posted on 10/26/2021
National History Day (NHD) selected eight Maryland teachers, including Snow Hill Middle School’s Beau Williams, to complete their fall professional de...
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Showell Elementary School Celebrated at Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
Posted on 10/22/2021
State and local officials gathered to finally cut the ribbon on the replacement Showell Elementary School today. ...
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WCPS Ranked Third Best School District in MD
Posted on 10/18/2021
Niche reported that Worcester County Public Schools is the third best school district in Maryland behind only Howard and Montgomery Counties. Below is...
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WCPS Launches New COVID-19 Dashboard
Posted on 10/11/2021
As a part of Worcester County Public Schools’ continued efforts to be transparent with our families and the Worcester County community, a new COVID-19...
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Bayside Conference Announces New Protocols for Winter Sports Season
Posted on 10/11/2021
As the fall 2021 sports season wraps up, we want to make you aware of some important changes for the upcoming winter high school sports season. ...
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Worcester County Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. 

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Chief of Safety & Human Relations, Worcester County Board of Education, 
6270 Worcester Highway, Newark, MD 21841

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