Hagerstown, MD (July 19, 2018) - The Washington County Board of Education (BOE), at its July 17, 2018 business meeting, approved the first reading of proposed changes to Policy INB, entitled "Teaching About Controversial Issues (Political Activities)."
Hagerstown, MD (July 19, 2018) - The Washington County Board of Education (BOE), at its July 17, 2018 business meeting, approved the first reading of proposed changes to Policy IKE, entitled "Promotion and Retention of Students."
Hagerstown, MD (June 14, 2018) – WCPS Youth Apprenticeship Maryland Program held a check presentation event to celebrate the successful youth apprenticeship of Beacon Grace, LLC and the generosity of the FirstEnergy Foundation. Becky Willard, owner and CEO of Beacon Grace, LLC, a supply chain technical and professional consulting service located in Hagerstown Community College's Technical Innovation Center, has offered her apprentice, Casey Kelly, a 2018 Washington County Technical High Schoo graduate, and Hancock native, a permanent position at Beacon Grace once his appren
HAGERSTOWN, MD (June 6, 2018) – The summer meal program schedule and sites, along with the Meal Machine schedule, have been released by the Food and Nutrition Services office of Washington County Public Schools (WCPS). WCPS is operating six vehicles in the Meal Machine program this spring and summer, providing free meals for anyone 18 years of age and younger Monday through Friday from June 19 through August 24. Meal Machine times and locations are as follows:
Hagerstown, MD (May 23, 2018) - Washington County Public Schools (WCPS) is pleased to announce that students and parents/guardians now have access to the ParentVUE and StudentVUE applications. Teachers and school support staff have been entering grades and information over the last week, and significant progress has been made. It is anticipated that all updates will be completed by May 31.
The following information was entered in Synergy from the time period impacted by the outage through May 16, when staff had access to add data:
HAGERSTOWN, MD (May 21, 2018) – A schedule of summer hours for schools and offices has been established by Washington County Public Schools. Beginning the week of June 18, 2018, schools and offices will be open longer hours Monday through Thursday and closed each Friday through August 24. The schedule has been adjusted each summer as an energy and cost-saving measure. Hours will vary from school to school, so parents and community members are encouraged to contact schools ahead of time if there is any question about hours.
Hagerstown, MD (May 18, 2018) - This is an update from Washington County Public Schools regarding access to ParentVUE and StudentVUE. WCPS is anticipating that parents and students will have access to those applications by Wednesday, May 23. WCPS staff continues to do intensive work to input grades and other information. Since Wednesday evening, over 350,000 assignment grades have been entered.
Hagerstown, MD (May 17, 2018) - The Synergy Student System is now available to all Washington County Public Schools (WCPS) employees, and operations have been running smoothly as the Technology Department prepares to re-launch the program to parents and students next week.
School administrators, counselors, clerical staff and other support personnel have been working to update student school information. All report card grades for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd grading/marking periods have been restored.
Pleasant Valley Elementary and Sharpsburg Elementary Reopened Today; Some Bus Routes and Pickup Locations Altered
Hagerstown, MD (May 17, 2018) - Pleasant Valley and Sharpsburg elementary schools resumed regular schedules today after being forced to close Wednesday because of flooding issues in the area. A number of affected students at Boonsboro Middle and High schools, Barbara Ingram School for the Arts, Washington County Technical High School and Antietam Academy were also expected back in class today.