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.
HAGERSTOWN, MD (November 10, 2017) – Nominations will be accepted through January 5, 2018, for the 2018-2019 Teacher of the Year in Washington County Public Schools (WCPS). The form can be completed and submitted online from the WCPS website: http://wcpsmd.com/teacher-year-nomination-form.
HAGERSTOWN, MD (November 6, 2017) – Students from Boonsboro, North Hagerstown, Smithsburg, South Hagerstown and Williamsport high schools will participate in the We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution annual Simulated Congressional Hearing Competition on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event will be held at Maugansville Bible Brethren Church.
HAGERSTOWN, MD (November 2, 2017) – The 11th annual clothing drive to benefit Children In Need continues in November in Washington County Public Schools, from Monday, November 6 through November 17, 2017. Students, parents, staff and the community are encouraged to donate gently used clothing that Children In Need distributes to children eligible for the Free and Reduced Meals program. Toiletries, books and school supplies are also accepted. The schools participating in the November 2017 collection are:
HAGERSTOWN, MD (October 3, 2017) – Washington County Public Schools (WCPS) is creating full-day pre-kindergarten access for 20 students at Emma K. Doub School for Integrated Arts and Technology, 20 more students at Lincolnshire Elementary School, and is expanding the pre-kindergarten program for 40 students at Williamsport Elementary School from half-day to full-day. The changes at Emma K. Doub and Lincolnshire will occur on October 23 and the change at Williamsport Elementary takes place on October 24.
BOE Seeking Public Comment on Proposed Changes to School Meals Policy; Deadline for Public Comment Extended
Hagerstown, MD (October 12, 2017) - The Washington County Board of Education (BOE), at its September 12, 2017 business meeting, approved the first reading of proposed changes to Policy EFEA, entitled “Local Funding of School Lunch,” and the first reading to rescind Policy EFF, entitled “School Lunch – Breakfast Program.” The BOE's Policy Committee is seeking comments from the community at this time on the proposed changes, which are available for download under Documents to the right of this page.
Hagerstown, MD (September 26, 2017) - The Washington County Board of Education (BOE) voted to approve negotiated contract agreements with the Washington County Teachers Association (WCTA) and Washington County Educational Support Personnel (WCESP) at its business meeting tonight.