News Release, Charles County Public Schools

Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) has released orientation and meet and greet schedules for the 2019-20 school year. Listed below are orientation dates and times, and other activities for schools. Specific questions about orientation events should be directed to individual schools.

Elementary Schools

  • C. Paul Barnhart, meet and greet, Aug. 28, 2 to 4 p.m.;
  • Berry, meet and greet, Aug. 28, 1 to 3 p.m.;
  • Billingsley, meet and greet for students with last names beginning with A-M, Aug. 28, 1 to 2 p.m., and meet and greet for students with last names beginning with N-Z, Aug. 28, 2 to 3 p.m.;
  • Dr. Gustavus Brown, new student orientation and meet and greet, Aug. 28, 2:30 to 4 p.m.;
  • Dr. James Craik, meet and greet, Aug. 28, 2:30 to 4 p.m.;
  • William A. Diggs, meet and greet, Aug. 28, 2 to 4 p.m.;
  • Gale-Bailey, meet and greet, Aug. 28, 10 to 11 a.m.;
  • Dr. Thomas L. Higdon, meet and greet, Aug. 28, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.;
  • Indian Head, meet and greet, Aug. 28, 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.;  
  • Daniel of St. Thomas Jenifer, greet your seat, Aug. 28, 2 to 3 p.m.;
  • Malcolm, kindergarten orientation, Aug. 28, 1 to 1:30 p.m., and meet and greet for Grades 1-5, Aug. 28, 2 to 3 p.m.;
  • T.C. Martin, meet and greet, Aug. 28, 2 to 3:30 p.m.;
  • Mary H. Matula, meet and greet, Aug. 28, 2 to 3:30 p.m.;
  • Arthur Middleton, meet and greet, Aug. 28, 1:30 to 3 p.m.;
  • Walter J. Mitchell, meet and greet, Aug. 28, 2:45 to 4 p.m.;
  • Mt. Hope/Nanjemoy, meet and greet, Aug. 28, 2 to 3:30 p.m.;
  • Dr. Samuel A. Mudd, meet and greet, Aug. 28, 2 to 3 p.m.;
  • Mary B. Neal, meet and greet, Aug. 28, 2 to 3 p.m.;
  • J.C. Parks, meet and greet, Aug. 28, 2 to 2:45 p.m.;
  • J.P. Ryon, meet and greet, Aug. 28, 2 to 4 p.m.;
  • Eva Turner, orientation, Aug. 28, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.; and
  • William B. Wade, kindergarten orientation, Aug. 28, 12 to 12:45 p.m.; new student orientation, Aug. 28, 1 to 1:45 p.m.; and meet and greet for Grades 1-5, Aug. 28, 2 to 2:45 p.m.  

Middle Schools

  • Theodore G. Davis, sixth grade and students new to Davis, Aug. 29, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.;
  • John Hanson, sixth grade and new students, Aug. 29, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.;
  • Matthew Henson, sixth-grade orientation, Aug. 29, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.;
  • Mattawoman, sixth grade and new student orientation, Aug. 29, 2 to 3:30 p.m.;
  • Piccowaxen, new student orientation, Aug. 29, 2 to 3:30 p.m.;
  • General Smallwood, sixth grade and new students only orientation, Aug. 29, 2 to 3:30 p.m.;
  • Milton M. Somers, new students meet and greet, Aug. 29, 1 to 3 p.m.; and
  • Benjamin Stoddert, new student orientation, Aug. 29, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.

High Schools

  • Henry E. Lackey, new student drop-in, Aug. 29, 3 to 4:30 p.m.;
  • La Plata, new students and freshmen orientation, Aug. 29, 4:30 to 6 p.m.;
  • Maurice J. McDonough, new student orientation, Aug. 29, 6 to 8 p.m.;
  • North Point, student activity fair, Aug. 29, 5 to 6 p.m., and freshmen and new student orientation, Aug. 29, 6 to 7:30 p.m.;
  • St. Charles, freshmen and new student orientation, Aug. 29, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.;
  • Thomas Stone, new student orientation, Aug. 29, 6:30 to 8 p.m.; and
  • Westlake, student activity fair, Aug. 29, 5 to 5:30 p.m., and new student orientation, Aug. 29, 5:30 to 7 p.m.

Centers

  • F. B. Gwynn Educational Center, meet and greet, Aug. 29, 2 to 3 p.m.

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