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Program aimed at Washington County students who need literacy help

Posted on:Tuesday, September 25th, 2018 @ 5:46 pm

  Herald Mail Article by: Alexis Fitxpatrick, (Hagerstown, MD) Sep 19, 2018  A new program at Pangborn and Paramount elementary schools is looking to close literacy gaps with some of Washington County’s youngest students. Called Super Readers, the mentoring program matches volunteers with kindergarten and first-graders who need extra help getting up to speed with …

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WCPS Education Foundation Set to Pilot Super Readers for 2018-19

Posted on:Thursday, August 16th, 2018 @ 3:31 pm

August 16, 2018 (Hagerstown, MD) The WCPS Education Foundation Board of Directors voted during the June 2018 Board Retreat to add a pilot program that supports the WCPS initiative to enhance literacy in the classroom.  The program, Super Readers, has been in the works now for one month and is shaping up to be very …

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2018 Career Day T-Shirt Design Contest Winner Announced

Posted on:Thursday, May 24th, 2018 @ 4:57 pm

Pictured Above: Christina Williams, WCPS Education Foundation Manager, Aubrey Chamberlin, and Michelle Hetzel, Western Heights Middle Art Teacher May 24, 2018 (Hagerstown, MD) Congratulations Aubrey Chamberlin, a student from Western Heights Middle, for designing an AWESOME logo & design for the first Career Exploration Day!! Her design will be on the shirt of each WCPS 7th …

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Washington County Public School Education Foundation presents annual mini-grants

Posted on:Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018 @ 6:15 pm

Herald Mail Media – May 18, 2018 (Hagerstown, MD) Original Article: https://www.heraldmailmedia.com/news/local/washington-county-public-school-education-foundation-presents-annual-mini-grants/article_c020ed2e-5ae1-11e8-81ca-eb7541eb2348.html **Photos by Colleen McGrath** A number of Washington County Public School educators got a nice surprise Friday in the form of Innovative Grants from the WCPS Education Foundation. Carrying balloons and handing out oversized checks, two prize teams from the foundation presented 18 grants …

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Impact in the WCPS Classroom through GLOW Financial Literacy Curriculum

Posted on:Friday, March 23rd, 2018 @ 1:58 pm

March 22, 2018 (Hagerstown, MD) Author: Christina Williams, Manager at WCPS Education Foundation Link to the Article: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/impact-wcps-classroom-through-glow-financial-literacy-williams/?published=t I recently had the chance to meet with South Hagerstown High School AVID freshman that are learning Financial Literacy & College Preparedness through the Washington County Public Schools Education Foundation GLOW lessons. Their AVID teacher, Jason Yockelshared some of their reflections after recent lessons. …

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Williams among Maryland’s Top 100 Women

Posted on:Thursday, March 22nd, 2018 @ 1:57 pm

  https://www.heraldmailmedia.com/news/education/williams-among-maryland-s-top-women/article_85fff091-d054-54d7-b834-9c205e2919a7.html March 13, 2018 BALTIMORE — The Daily Record named Christina Williams, manager of Washington County Public Schools Education Foundation Inc., to its 2018 listing of Maryland’s Top 100 Women. The Daily Record began Maryland’s Top 100 Women in 1996 to recognize outstanding achievements by women demonstrated through professional accomplishments, community leadership and mentoring. …

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WCPSEF Enhancing Education for All Students

Posted on:Monday, March 12th, 2018 @ 3:43 pm

Mar 9, 2018 (Hagerstown, MD) - By Macaroni Kid – Hagerstown, MD – Martinsburg, WV Link to the article: https://hagerstown.macaronikid.com/articles/5aa2b069240dfe69a872265a/wcpsef-enhancing-education-for-all-students Image credit: WCPSEF The Washington County Public Schools Education Foundation, Inc. (WCPSEF) was established in 2009 to support and encourage the public schools in Washington County, Maryland. WCPSEF serves as a catalyst for uniting schools and their …

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February 2018 – Donations for Fundraiser!

Posted on:Thursday, February 1st, 2018 @ 9:02 am

February 1, 2018 (Hagerstown, MD) The WCPS Education Foundation is asking for donations during the month of February & you can help!! The supplies will be for our fundraiser, Ready, Set, PLAY!! This is an event for moms & their sons to have fun together playing, creating & making memories. For more information, check out …

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Herald Mail 2017 Holiday Nonprofit Wish List

Posted on:Monday, December 11th, 2017 @ 4:44 pm

Herald Mail Nonprofit Wish List 2017

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FAFSA Frenzy 2017-18 Thank You!!

Posted on:Monday, December 4th, 2017 @ 8:32 pm

Thank you to all of our volunteers & local businesses for your support of the 2017-18 FAFSA Frenzy Events!!

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