Media Advisory: Special Olympics Event Listing For Spring 2013

Media Advisory: Special Olympics Event Listing For Spring 2013

March 13, 2013
For Immediate Release
CONTACT:
Office of Communications
301-952-6001
WHO:

Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) special education students, staff and alumni


WHAT:

PGCPS Special Olympics Events


WHEN:

Events scheduled for March, April and May. View schedule below.

WHERE:

Various sites

BACKGROUND:

Special Olympics provides students with disabilities an opportunity to compete in various sporting events. The events celebrate the dedication, accomplishment and teamwork of PGCPS students.


Date Time Event Location
March 21 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Challenge Day


Margaret Brent Regional
5816 Lamont Terrace
New Carrollton, MD
(301) 918-8780
March 22 10:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. George Dobson Special Olympics Swim Meet

Prince George’s Sports and Learning Complex
8001 Sheriff Rd,
Landover, MD
(301) 583-2400
March 27 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Challenge Day


Surrattsville High School
6101 Garden Dr.
Clinton, MD
(301) 599-2453
April 13 9:30 a.m. - Registration
10:00 a.m. - Walk
Fifth Annual Special Olympics Inspiration Walk University of Maryland Ritchie Coliseum
(301) 226-4389
April 26 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Challenge Day


C.E. Rieg Regional
15542 Peach Walker Dr.
Mitchellville, MD
(301) 390-0200
May 2
(Rain date May 3)
10:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Bob Janus Special Olympics Spring Games


Prince George’s Sports and Learning Complex
8001 Sheriff Rd,
Landover, MD
(301) 583-2400
May 15 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Challenge Day


Tanglewood Regional
8333 Woodyard Road
Clinton, MD
(301) 599-2530
May 16 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Challenge Day


Panorama Elementary
2002 Callaway Street
Temple Hills, MD
(301) 702-3870
May 17 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Challenge Day James E. Duckworth Regional
11201 Evans Trail
Beltsville, MD
(301) 572-0620
May 24 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Challenge Day


Oxon Hill Middle School
9570 Fort Foote Rd.
Fort Washington, MD
(301) 749-4270
 

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Prince George's County Public Schools (PGCPS), one of the nation's 25 largest school districts, has 209 schools and centers, more than 130,000 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.