News Release, St. Mary’s County Public Schools

LEONARDTOWN, MD – St. Mary’s County Public Schools will host three Rising Freshman Orientation Nights this March. The purpose of the events is to provide an opportunity for rising ninth graders and their families to preview ninth-grade course selections, learn about available Academies and Pathways, meet counselors and school administrators, and get an overview of high school graduation requirements.

The Rising Freshman Orientation Nights will take place from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Monday, March 9th, at Great Mills High School; Wednesday, March 11th, at Leonardtown High School; and Tuesday, March 17th, at Chopticon High School.

Families are welcome to attend any night. All information will be repeated each night.

For more information, contact the Office of Strategic Planning and Communications at 301-475-5511, extension 32133 or email

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