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Moment of Silence Observed During SMCPS Board Meeting for Peyton Ham

LEONARDTOWN, MD – On April 13, 2021, at approximately 1:30 p.m., St. Mary’s County Public Schools was informed of an officer-involved shooting in Leonardtown.  It was later reported that the shooting resulted in the death of a 16-year-old male, identified as Peyton Alexander Ham, a sophomore at Leonardtown High School. Superintendent Dr. J. Scott Smith asked […]