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North High Students Present at Regional Environmental Literacy Forum

Hagerstown, MD (February 16, 2018) - Caroline Fleetwood and Maria Cardenas from North Hagerstown High School were guest presenters at the Regional Environmental Literacy Forum at the National Conservation Training Center in Shepherdstown, WV. The two students, who had previously taken Jen Aydelotte's AP environmental science class, spoke to a group of more than 100 adults from local, state and federal agencies involved in environmental education across the mid-Atlantic region. Ms. Fleetwood and Ms.

FAFSA and Financial Aid Workshops Scheduled in February

HAGERSTOWN, MD (February 8, 2018) – A series of free workshops will be offered at schools and the Center for Education Services (CES) this month so 12th grade students and graduating 11th grade students can complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and gain information about available financial aid. Students and parents are welcome at any of the following workshops:

Millionaire's Club at Williamsport High School

HAGERSTOWN, MD (February 6, 2018) – A number of Williamsport High School students are now members of the new Millionaire’s Club. The program offers information and experiences to improve financial literacy and prepare the students for financial independence. Advisor Nicole Ciccarelli has incorporated the program into the Academy of Finance at Williamsport High. The club combines skills development with educational competitions like the national Stock Market Game. In addition, members participate in an annual entrepreneurial project.

Tech High Hosts Region SkillsUSA Competition; Tech Students Earn Trip to States

HAGERSTOWN, MD (February 5, 2018) – Washington County Technical High School hosted the Maryland SkillsUSA Region 6 (Western Maryland) Championships on Saturday, February 3, 2018. A total of 179 students took part in the competition in 20 skill areas. Students who finished in the top three places of each competition earned a chance to compete in the Maryland SkillsUSA State Championships in April. First place winners in the state competition earn a trip to nationals in Louisville in June.

2018 Kindergarten Registration Dates Scheduled; Pre-K Applications Available in March

HAGERSTOWN, MD (January 22, 2018) – Registration dates have been established for incoming kindergarten students to Washington County Public Schools (WCPS) for the 2018-2019 school year. Children who turn five years old on or before September 1, 2018, must be enrolled in kindergarten, according to the State of Maryland.