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.   






Prince George's County Public Schools (PGCPS), one of the nation's 25 largest school districts, has 209 schools and centers, more than 129,000 students and nearly 19,000 employees. Under the leadership of Chief Executive Officer Dr. Kevin M. Maxwell, the school system serves a diverse student population from urban, suburban and rural communities located in the Washington, DC suburbs. PGCPS is nationally recognized for innovative programs and initiatives that provide students with unique learning opportunities, including arts integration, environmental and financial literacy, and language immersion.