• On Wednesday, May 6, State Superintendent of Education Dr. Karen Salmon announced that all Maryland public schools will be closed for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year. A letter from CEO Dr. Monica Goldson is forthcoming with more information.

    El miércoles, 6 de mayo, la Dra. Karen Salmon, superintendente de educación del estado, anunció que todas las escuelas públicas de Maryland permanecerán cerradas por el resto del año escolar 2019-20. Próximamente se enviará una carta de la Dra. Monica Goldson, directora ejecutiva, con más información.

    Le mercredi 6 mai, la Surintendante de l'éducation de l’État, Dr Karen Salmon, a annoncé que toutes les écoles publiques du Maryland resteront fermées pour le reste de l’année scolaire 2019-2020. Une lettre de la Directrice exécutive, Dr Monica Goldson, suivra avec plus d'informations.

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    College Readiness Activities

    2020 College Career Readiness Workshop for Middle/High School Students and Parents 
    February 13th, 2020, 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm @ Charles H. Flowers HS

    The 2020 College and Career Readiness Workshops are created to provide students and parents with the opportunity to gain exposure to essential college and career readiness tools.  It also develops students' perspectives on industry standards and trends in the workforce. The night will consist of college experts and school-based professionals sharing information about specialty programs along with understanding district-wide test results. Hear from professionals about maximizing students' high school experience.

    The workshops include the following:
    ✓ Financing Your College Education
    ✓ PSAT, SAT and ACT Testing
    ✓ Career Technical Education Programs
    ✓ Accuplacer & Dual Enrollment in High School
    ✓ Rigor in High School Schedule
    ✓ Scholarship Information
    ✓ Specialty Programs

     

     

    Fall 2019 - College and Career Readiness Events

     

    September 3rd through October 1st

    Preparation for FAFSA  Application

    Time to make provision for 2019-2020 FAFSA Application.  Students will need FSA ID and 2018 Taxes.

     https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/fafsa

    September 3rd through November 15th

    3D Scholars Application Window Opens

    3D Scholars Program is a partnership with PGCC, University of Maryland Global Campus where students will gain 30 dual credits upon graduating from High School.

     https://www1.pgcps.org/3dscholars/

    September 11th 
    Oxon Hill HS &

    September 17th
    Eleanor Roosevelt HS

    Dual Enrollment Information Sessions

    Providing Dual Enrollment information to parents and students district-wide.

     https://www1.pgcps.org/dualenrollment/

    September 16th through September 28th

    Accuplacer Testing Window

    Qualifying students will take the Accuplacer test in their perspective high schools to qualify for dual enrollment.

     https://www1.pgcps.org/dualenrollment/

    October 23rd, 2019

    College Application Night 

     

    Combined application night and college fair for graduating 12th graders and parents. (Highlights from last year)

     https://forms.CollegeApplicationNight

    October 29th, 2019

    3D Scholars Open House

    3D Scholars Program is a partnership with PGCC and University of Maryland Global Campus where students will afford the opportunity to accumulate 30 dual credits upon graduating from High School.

     https://www1.pgcps.org/3dscholars/

     

    *TBD November 
    Oxon Hill HS

     

     

    FAFSA & Scholarships for Students and Families

    12th grade students and parents will learn how to complete the FAFSA and gain access to the maximum amount of financial aid available to them.

     https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/fafsa

     

    November 20th

    Dual Enrollment Application Packet Intent to Enroll Forms Due

    Qualified students will complete and submit Dual Enrollment Applications or Intent to Enroll forms to their Professional School Counselors for Spring Admission.

     https://www1.pgcps.org/dualenrollment/

    December 11th through December 18th

    Dual Enrollment In-School Registration

    Approved 11th and 12th grade students receive assistance registration for classes by PGCPS and PGCC staff for Spring 2020.

     https://www1.pgcps.org/dualenrollment/

     

     

    Spring 2020 -  College and Career Readiness Events

     

    Feb. 19, 2020
    Northwestern HS  

    Feb. 25, 2020
    Oxon Hill HS

    Dual Enrollment Information’s Session

    Providing dual enrollment information to parent and students district wide.

     https://www1.pgcps.org/dualenrollment/

    January 2020

    Dual Enrollment Eligibility Letters

    Qualified rising 11th and 12th grade students with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher after the 2nd quarter are invited to take the ACCUPLACER Next Generation Assessment to qualify for entry into the Dual Enrollment Program Summer/Fall 2020.

     https://www1.pgcps.org/dualenrollment/

    February 13th, 2020

    College Career Readiness Workshop for middle and high students & parents 

    Students and parents will learn: 

    Financing Your College Education
    ✓ PSAT, SAT and ACT Testing
    ✓ Career Technical Education Programs
    ✓ Accuplacer & Dual Enrollment in High School
    ✓ Rigor in High School Schedule
    ✓ Scholarship Information
    ✓ Specialty Programs

     

    February 18th through
    March 2, 2020

    Accuplacer Testing
    Window

    Qualifying students will take the ACCUPLACER Next Generation assessment in their perspective high schools to qualify for Dual Enrollment Program Summer/Fall 2020.

     https://www1.pgcps.org/dualenrollment/

    March 2020

    3D Scholars Program Sending out Acceptance Letters

    Confirming the 3D Scholars acceptance into the program and begin identifying students for the registration process.

     https://www1.pgcps.org/3dscholars/

    Tentative March 2020

    3D Scholars Orientation for Students and Parents

    The 3D Scholars Program Orientation will be providing an overview of the program and give students/parents an opportunity to speaks with professionals from all the institutions (PGCC, University of Maryland Global Campus & PGCPS).

     https://www1.pgcps.org/3dscholars/

    April 2020

    Dual Enrollment Application Packet/Intent to Enroll Forms Due

    All Dual Enrollment Applications should be submitted to the Professional School Counselors by this date for Summer/Fall 2020.

     https://www1.pgcps.org/dualenrollment/

    May 1, 2020

    Senior Decision Day

    Graduating from High School is just the beginning of a life-long journey whether entering the workplace, military, or university, this is the next step toward unlocking your true purpose.

     

     

    May 2020

    Dual Enrollment Registration Begins In- School for Summer/Fall 2020

    Registration will begin during this time to secure classes for Summer/Fall semester.

     https://www1.pgcps.org/dualenrollment/