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Week-Long Celebration of Catholic Schools January 29 – February 6, 2012

Week-Long Celebration of Catholic Schools January 29 – February 6, 2012

The following information was sent to us by Brie Hall:

 

Dozens of events have been planned by schools throughout the Archdiocese of Washington to celebrate Catholic Schools Week, January 29 – February 6, 2012. This annual celebration highlights the contributions of Catholic schools through Masses, open houses and activities for students, families, parishioners and the community at large. The Archdiocese of Washington is home to 98 archdiocesan and independent Catholic schools, educating nearly 30,000 students in Washington, DC and Calvert, Charles, Montgomery, Prince George’s and St. Mary’s counties in Maryland.

University Park Community Energy Fair This Saturday

University Park Community Energy Fair This Saturday

 

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University of Maryland Set to Survey Health Concerns of Prince George's County Residents

University of Maryland Set to Survey Health Concerns of Prince George's County Residents

 

The following information was sent to us by the University of Maryland's David Ottalini: 

 

Prince George's County residents may be getting a call from one of their "neighbors" soon -- the University of Maryland School of Public Health. The school will conduct a telephone survey in late January and February to ask Prince George's County residents about their views on health and health-care services in the county.

Three Schools Recognized For Excellence in Gifted and Talented Education

Three Schools Recognized For Excellence in Gifted and Talented Education

 

The following information was sent to us by Prince George's County Public Schools: 

Montpelier and Valley View elementary schools along with Walker Mill Middle School will receive 2012 Maryland Excellence in Gifted and Talented Education (EGATE) School Awards. 

The award recognizes programs that offer superior and equitable gifted and talented education. The rigorous application process required school teams to document the ways that the school’s program is aligned with state criteria for excellence. The Maryland State Advisory Council on Gifted and Talented Education reviewed the applications. 

Last year, Kenmoor Middle School was in the inaugural class of EGATE recipients. Accokeek Academy will be recognized as an “EGATE Participant” for submitting an application. 

Maryland Achieves Education Week Magazine's #1 Ranking in Education

Maryland Achieves Education Week Magazine's #1 Ranking in Education

 

The following information was sent to us by Scott L. Peterson:

 

Today, Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III released the following statement congratulating the State of Maryland for achieving the ranking of #1 in education for the fourth year in a row by Education Week magazine.

Three Modernized Schools to Open For Students

Three Modernized Schools to Open For Students

 

The following information was sent to us by Montgomery County Public Schools: 

 

Deputy Superintendent Frieda Lacey to Retire in June after 41 Years

Deputy Superintendent Frieda Lacey to Retire in June after 41 Years

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