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.
HAGERSTOWN, MD (February 1, 2018) – Special Permission applications for the 2018-2019 school year will be accepted by Washington County Public Schools (WCPS) through May 1, 2018.
Hagerstown, MD (January 30, 2018) - The Maryland State Department of Education has released the fall 2017 Kindergarten Readiness Assessment data, which ranks Washington County Public Schools (WCPS) 23 out of 24 Maryland school systems.
HAGERSTOWN, MD (January 30, 2018) – Four seniors from Washington County Technical High School became apprentices through the Washington County Public Schools (WCPS) Youth Apprenticeship Maryland Program in the month of December. Each student will complete 450 hours of mentored on-the-job instruction at a participating employer.
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.
Hagerstown, MD (January 19, 2018) - Thirty-two teams from Washington County Public Schools will participate in the VEX Robotics Competition at South Hagerstown High School on Saturday, January 20, 2018. The event is sponsored by Volvo Hagerstown and features both middle and high school teams. The students will test their machines through qualifying rounds and skills challenges for a chance to secure a spot in the Maryland State Championships. Doors open at 8 a.m. with the first matches beginning at 9:45 a.m.
HAGERSTOWN, MD (January 9, 2018) – The We the People team from Boonsboro High School earned the state championship on January 4, 2018, in competition with two schools from Baltimore and Charles counties. Boonsboro will participate in the national We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution competition in Leesburg, Virginia from April 27 – May 1, 2018.
Hagerstown, MD (January 3, 2018) - The Washington County Board of Education (BOE) approved a draft of the Fiscal Year 2019 General Fund Budget at its January 2 meeting. A public hearing is scheduled as part of the BOE's business meeting at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at the Center for Education Services, 10435 Downsville Pike, Hagerstown. Written comments can be submitted to Jeff Proulx, Chief Operating Officer, Washington County Public Schools, 10435 Downsville Pike, Hagerstown, MD 21740.
Hagerstown, MD (January 2, 2018) - Williamsport Elementary School has earned a 2017 Maryland Excellence in Gifted and Talented Education (EGATE) Schools award. The honor signifies that Williamsport Elementary presents a rigorous and high quality gifted and talented education program. Principal Dr.
Hagerstown, MD (January 2, 2018) - The deadline to nominate an educator for 2018-2019 Teacher of the Year in Washington County Public Schools (WCPS) is Friday, January 5.