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Last modified: 12/15/2011 4:23:07 PM
News Release

PGCPS Students Sharpen Skills During Winter Break
December 15, 2011
For Immediate Release
Office of Communications

UPPER MARLBORO—Prince George's County Public School students have received Winter Break Packets to help them stay on course while schools are closed for the holidays.  

“While we want students to enjoy their break, we also want them to use this time as an opportunity to heighten their skills as we prepare for the upcoming testing season,” said Dr. William R. Hite, Jr., Superintendent of Schools. “We need parents to make sure the Winter Break Packets are completed and turned in on time.”

Winter Break Packets are available for students in kindergarten through tenth grade. Packets should be completed and returned to schools when classes resume Jan. 3. 

They can be downloaded from the school system website.   






About PGCPS: Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) is one of the nation’s 25 largest school districts, with 209 schools and centers, more than 129,000 students, and nearly 19,000 employees. With an annual budget of $1.79 billion, the district serves a diverse student population from urban, suburban, and rural communities. PGCPS offers a wide variety of innovative academic programs, including language immersion, high school career academies, and dual enrollment. Its location just outside of Washington, D.C. enables the district to partner with higher education and local and national agencies and businesses to provide unique learning opportunities for students.