• Tuesday, January 22, 2019 — PGCPS — Code Orange: PGCPS schools and offices will open with a two-hour delay.

    EMERGENCY PERSONNEL must report to work on time and are not eligible for liberal leave.

    • There will be no work-study transportation. (Those students should not report to school.)
    • There will be no half-day Early Childhood Center (ECC), half-day Special Education Programs, or half-day PreK.
    • Any other school program requiring transportation prior to 12 noon will NOT have transportation, including Howard B. Owens Science Center, JA Finance Park, and William S. Schmidt Center (Camp Schmidt)
    • All field trips will be cancelled.
    • Food Services will offer breakfast.
    We will re-evaluate at 6:30 a.m.

    Martes, el 22 de enero — PGCPS— Código naranja: Las escuelas comenzarán dos horas después del horario normal.

    El personal de emergencia no es eligible para tomar licencia liberal, y debe presentarse a trabajar puntualmente.

    • No habrá transporte para el programa Work-Study. (Esos estudiantes no deben reportarse a la escuela).
    • No habrán programas de medio día, ni en los Centros de Educación Temprana (ECC), o ni los Programas de Educación Especial. Programas del día completo empezaran dos horas demoradas.
    • Todo programa escolar que requiera transporte antes del mediodía NO lo tendrá, incluido el Centro de Ciencias Howard B. Owens, el JA Finance Park y el Centro William S. Schmidt (Campamento Schmidt)..
    • Todos los viajes fuera de las escuelas (field trips) serán cancelados.
    • Se ofrecerá el desayuno
    Revaluaremos a las 6:30 de la mañana.
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  • Whether a famous face or an accomplished alumni, Prince George’s County Public Schools is proud of their graduates who have excelled in their careers or made contributions to their community.

  • Jim Henson

    Puppeteer, Artist
    Northwestern High School
    Class of 1970

    Sugar Ray  Leonard

    Parkdale High School
    Class of 1974

    Martin Lawrence

    Eleanor Roosevelt High School
    Class of 1984

    Taraji P. Henson

    Oxon Hill High School
    Class of 1988

    Mya Harrison

    Eleanor Roosevelt High School
    Class of 1996

    Kathie Lee Gifford

    Television Host, Singer, News Reporter
    Bowie High School

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  • I had a wonderful high school experience that prepared me well for future success. My teachers were supportive and inspirational, and they encouraged me to work hard and pursue my passion for graphic design. I had many opportunities to get involved in extracurricular activities and clubs, and built friendships that have lasted a lifetime. The skills I developed through my business and keyboarding classes still serve me well to this day!

    - Lynn McCawley, Crossland High School, Class of 1980

    As a PGCPS graduate, I experienced genuine leadership. I appreciated how involved administration and teachers were with students. Their enthusiasm was contagious and students matched it with pride.

    - Rodney Lindsey, Frederick Douglass High School, Class of 2003

    “Prince George’s County Public Schools has afforded me the opportunity to do great things throughout my life and career. I’ve experienced great teachers, intellectual conversations, stimulating courses, and robust athletic programming. Most importantly, I’ve learned how to be a quality citizen. PGCPS plays a role in my success and I am proud that my children are getting similar experiences.

    - Dr. Paris Adon, Suitland High School, Class of 1997

    In the very halls of Nicholas Orem Middle School and High Point High School I learned the lessons that would matter most as an adult. I learned to respect authority, to appreciate those who are different from me, to be humble and listen to those who are coaching me along the way, to invest in friendships that would transcend college and career, to have a voice and an opinion about the world around me, to have fun and enjoy the moments as they come, to represent my school family with pride and to give back to others what was once given to me. These are the exact areas that currently drive my motivation in education now. It is an honor to serve our district, to love our students and to be PGCPS PROUD!

    - Judith White, High Point High School, Class of 1989