Weekly News Roundup: Summer Break Packets, Beer Sold at University of Maryland Events, Board of Education Call for Applications

Did you know that PGCPS has summer break homework packets online? Find them here, for all grade levels — even rising kindergarten students.

Beginning in September, the University of Maryland will sell beer at athletic events. On Wednesday, the Prince George’s County Board of Commissioniers approved the proposal. (Washington Post)

The summer jobs program for Prince George’s County youth has expanded to serve nearly 3,000 young people in its six-week program this year. (Washington Post)

The deadline to take the School Climate Survey has been extended to July 17. Find the link to the survey here. Parents will need to enter an access code which they should have received by email or post in June. For assistance,  contact Dr. Carole Keane in the Department of Research and Evaluation via e-mail at research@pgcps.org.

“With County Executive Rushern Baker III beginning to mull applications for a vacant seat on the Board of Education, advocates and former board members are hoping Baker selects somebody with the students’ interests in mind.” (Sentinel)

The Master Plan Support Project final report is now available online here. For background information, see our previous posts on the topic here and here.

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