Stories, updates, and happenings
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Community Safety Meeting – May 2 at 6PM

Community Public Safety meeting will be held Tuesday, May 2 at 6:00PM at the Board of Education Main Board Room at 202 Chesterfield Ave
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QACPS Awarded Green Ribbon School District

U.S. Secretary of Education Names Queen Anne’s County Public Schools a 2023 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon School District Sustainability Awardee The U.S.
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Spinelli Honored at University of Maryland Kent Island High School Senior, Anthony Spinelli, was honored at the 43rd University of Maryland High School Math Awards at University of Maryland
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$4,000 donation to Automotive Technology Program

Preston Automotive Group Donates $4,000+ to QACPS Automotive Program Chris Marks, Chief Operating Officer of Preston Automotive Group, presented Queen Anne’s County High School
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Safety Meeting
Mark Wilhelm Legacy Recipient

Mr. Mark Wilhelm Presented with the Leadership Legacy Award from the American Heart Association Centreville, MD – Kennard Elementary School students assembled into their school
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QACPS Masonry Students visit YMCA

Queen Anne’s County Public Schools (QACPS) offers several Career Technical Education (CTE) programs for high school students.  The supervisor of QACPS CTE programs, Adam
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Registration for new students

Do you have a child that will be entering Queen Anne’s County Public Schools for the first time in the Fall of 2023 for
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KIHS Lady Bucs head to States

Best of luck to the Lady Bucs! Let’s send them off properly, KIHS Gym at 3PM on Saturday. Tickets to game at University of
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MSDE Report Card Released

NEWS RELEASE Date – March 9, 2023 The Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) released the results from the Maryland School Report Card School
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Teacher and Employee of the Year Announcements

NEWS RELEASE Date – March 1, 2023 Queen Anne’s County Public Schools’ Superintendent, Dr. Patricia Saelens, would like to announce the 2023 Employee of
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Two Award Recipients at Sudlersville Middle School

We are pleased to announce two Sudlersville Middle School Award recipients by the Maryland Music Educators Association (MMEA). SMS School Principal, Rob Watkins – SCHOOL
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Sharon Murdoch, Finalist for 2022 Maryland School Librarian of the Year

Maryland Association of School Librarians (MASL)   Brittany Tignor, MLIS, MASL Treasurer & Awards Chairperson # FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE #         Ocean Pines, MD
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Thank your SRO – Feb 15

February 15 is Maryland School Resource Officer Day!“School Resource Officers (SROs) and School Safety Employees (SSEs) often go unrecognized. The Maryland Center for School
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Stephanie Zeiler selected Outstanding NATIONAL Art Honor Society Sponsor Award Recipient

Congratulations to Queen Anne County High School’s Visual Arts Teacher, Stephanie Zeiler! She was selected by her peers to receive the Outstanding National Art
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Spotlight on Grasonville Elementary School

Check out Grasonville Elementary School’s 15 minutes of FAME with QACTV. Click on link:

Podcast – ArtScene

QACPS launches ArtScene – the Podcast NEWS RELEASE — (February 1, 2023) — Queen Anne’s County Public Schools (QACPS) has launched a new podcast
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Dental services offered at CHES

NEWS RELEASE Date – January 18, 2023 Dental Services at CHES Queen Anne’s Public Schools (QACPS), in collaboration with Choptank Health school based-health center,
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Schools Closed January 16, 2023

To honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. all QACPS buildings will be closed on January 16, 2023. Click HERE for a brief history of
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Kennard Teacher, Megan Borga, awarded $300

The Maryland Retired School Personnel Association, through its MRSPA Foundation Fund, offered 6 Mini-Grants to classroom teachers across the state of Maryland. The grants
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QACPS Receives $600k from Gov. Hogan

Governor Larry Hogan announced the approval of $50 million through the Rural Maryland Economic Relief Fund.  Over 100 economic projects were approved, including $600,000
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QACHS Women’s Wrestling

Click here to view information on the history breaking women’s wrestling team at Queen Anne’s County High School. WBAL link:

QAC Commissioners Proclamation presented to Dr. Patricia Saelens – Superintendent of the Year!

Presented at the December 13, 2022 Commissioner Meeting!

Early Dismissal Dec 2 (elementary & middle only)

Friday, December 2, 2022 will be an early dismissal day for all students in elementary and middle school.

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School Based Health Centers

School Based Health Centers (SBHC) are open in Church Hill Elementary, Sudlersville Elementary and Middle Schools. These centers are provided for students and staff
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Job Fair

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QACPS Goes Purple

QACPS supported the QAC Goes Purple Kickoff Event on Saturday, September 10 in the Centreville Town Square. A fun evening with face painting, food,
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School Based Health Center Forms

School Based Health Centers will be opening soon! Attached are the forms to fill out for students and staff. Student Form in EnglishStudent Form
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Blended Virtual Program Application Extended

The application deadline has been extended to June 22!

Leads Grant Approval

QACPS approved in all 7 strategies. Click Here for News Release Queen Anne’s County Public Schools’ Superintendent, Dr. Patricia Saelens, would like to announce
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Carson Scholar Recognitions

QACPS Announces Five Carson Scholar Recipients We are pleased to announce 5 Carson Scholar recipients from QACPS. Emily Crossley (11th gr.) 4 time winner,
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Teachers, Support Staff, Bus Drivers, Substitutes Apply Here! Teacher Information Here

FY 23 Proposed Budget

Please review the proposed Fiscal Year 23 Budget Click Here for Budget Review

Cassandra Hosler – Teacher of the Year

The 2022-23 Teacher of the Year was announced at the Chesapeake Bay Beach Club on Thursday, March 31, 2022. Ms. Cassandra Hosler is an
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MSDE Special Education Survey

Please take 5 minutes to fill out the MD SPED Parent Involvement Survey

Approved 2022-23 QACPS School Calendar

This is the finalized 2022-2023 QACPS School Calendar that has been approved by the Board of Education. August, 2022 18th – New Teachers Report23rd
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Employees & Teacher of the Year Announcement!

We are thrilled to announce the 2021-2022 Employees of the Year and finalists for Teacher of the Year! Employee of the Year Winners Kim
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Masks No Longer Required in QACPS Schools & Buses

As a result of the The Administrative, Executive, and Legislative Review (AELR) committeemeeting today, the mask mandate has been lifted. Therefore, the decision to
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Pfizer Vaccines Available for Children Ages 5 – 11

The Queen Anne’s County Health Department has Pfizer vaccines available through February 28th for children ages 5 – 11. Once your child is vaccinated,
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Change in Calendar: New Early Dismissal Days

The Board of Education has approved a change in the 2021 – 2022 School Calendar. The change affects new early dismissal days: Wednesday, December
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2022 Opioid Awareness Poster Contest

This is your chance to take a stand in Queen Anne’s! All 6th – 12th graders are encouraged to participate in the 2022 Opioid
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Matapeake Elementary Earns $4,000 Grant

Matapeake Elementary School recently received a grant from AFCEA Educational Foundation for $4,124.25.  MES will purchase 15 Lego Spike Educational Kits that are an
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