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Langley Park-McCormick Elementary Honored Through New Recognition Program

Langley Park-McCormick Elementary Honored Through New Recognition Program


According to the Prince George's County Public Schools Communication Office:

Langley Park-McCormick Elementary School in Hyattsville has been recognized as a  “Super School” by Imagine Learning as part of their new Imagine Nation customer recognition program. School staff and students were presented with a banner, a plaque, and software during an assembly with students in Grades 1-4 on September 13. The school uses the company's award-winning language and literacy software, Imagine Learning English, to address the needs of students for whom English is a second language. English is a second language for approximately 66-percent of the students at Langley Park-McCormick Elementary School.

Patriots Technology Training Center to Host Back to School Kick Off

"WELCOME BACK" Students, Teachers, Parents, Guidance Counselors, Principals, Superintendent and School Board Members... We have a great STEM line up for this year. We invite to you join us on Saturday, September 17th at Kenmoor Middle School, 2500 Kenmoor Drive, Landover, MD from 10am to 1pm. We have partnered with 12 middle schools that will provide a team to participate in our academic competitions. Come and check out our competitions and sign up to be in the competition of your choice. Please let us know if you are planning to join us by RSVP at info@patriots-ttc.org. We look forward to seeing you and preparing for a FANTASTIC year!

Safe Routes to Schools Grant Funding Awarded to Prince George's County


Maryland Lt. Governor Brown will announce a major award of funding to Prince George's County through the State's Safe Routes to Schools Program to enhance student pedestrian safety on Friday morning, September 9, 2011,10:30 AM,  at Glenridge Elementary, 7200 Gallatin Street, Landover Hills, Maryland. 


Prince George's County Police Departments 36th Annual Back-to-School Night

Prince George's County Police Departments 36th Annual Back-to-School Night


Prince George's County, Maryland: The Prince George’s County Police Department’s Community Services Division will be hosting its 36th Annual Back-to-School Night to recognize and honor the hard work and dedication of the Crossing Guard Unit. 

What:    Back-To-School Night and Service Awards Ceremony
When:   Tuesday, September 6, 2011
Time:     6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Where:   Police Services Complex 
                7600 Barlowe Road
                Landover, Maryland 20785 

Members of the media are invited to attend.  For more information, contact the Community Services Division at (301) 909-7126.

"Textbook Rebellion" To Launch Cross-Country Tour


On Wednesday, August 31st, the "Textbook Rebellion," a national coalition for affordable college textbooks, will join the Student PIRGs, students, faculty and an official from   the U.S. Department of Education for a press conference at the University of Maryland College Park to kick off a six-week cross-country tour.

“This fall we will be going to 14 states across the country-40 campuses because prices have been rising 4 times the rate of inflation for the last two decades and we are starting to get to the point where most students don’t buy their textbooks,” explained Textbook Rebellion Advocate Nicole Allen.

Over the next six weeks, the Textbook Rebellion aims to collect 10,000 petition signatures and distribute cost-saving tips, calling on decision makers to prioritize open textbooks, which will reduce the cost of textbooks by 80%.

21 Schools Remain Closed in Prince George's County

21 Schools Remain Closed in Prince George's County
 UPPER MARLBORO, MD—On Tuesday, August 30th, a majority of Prince George’s County public schools will open on time.   

Due to mass power outages caused by Hurricane Irene; the following 18 schools will remain closed:   

Six Prince George's County Public Schools Will Remain Closed On Friday, August 26th


Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) announced that six schools will remain closed on Friday, August 26th.  All other schools will open on time.

 The six schools awaiting final inspection and/or repair include the following: