The Board of Education at its Nov. 12 meeting honored five Charles County Public Schools staff members for their contributions to students and the school system. Honored were Renard Barnes, Amanda Nadeau, Christina Trest, Sabryna Valen and Bianca Watson.

The Board of Education at its Nov. 12 meeting honored four Charles County Public Schools students for accomplishments in the areas of academic achievement, career readiness and personal responsibility. Honored were Logan Bivens, Ashani Davis, Brady Freundel and Shirley Luu.

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It’s not often that a string quartet or vocalist performance opens a formal business meeting. On Nov. 6, the La Plata Business Association’s monthly meeting began with student performers from La Plata High School showcasing the talents of Charles County Public Schools students. For the past …

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College of Southern Maryland student David Sebulime, 27, is one of three students in Maryland to be awarded an Educational Systems Federal Credit Union 2019 Community College Scholarship, according to a news release from the college.

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Indian Head Elementary School launched a new program this school year to focus on social and emotional needs of students. Called “Move This World,” the program provides students with strategies to express emotions in a positive way. Students learn about and use 10 “emoger” strategies to disp…

The Maryland Writers’ Association created the Writers’ Round Table Program to encourage writers, poets, playwrights and authors through monthly articles and activities.

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Nick and Steph Kaywork were married in Las Vegas by Elvis. Not because the couple loves Elvis, but because Steph’s grandmother does. Plus, the ceremony was livestreamed, so their family could all be there. The Kayworks are problem solvers in this online era. They network to find solutions.

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The College of Southern Maryland’s La Plata campus is one of six November stops in the One Maryland One Book tour featuring author Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha as she discusses her book, “What the Eyes Don’t See: A Story of Crisis, Resistance, and Hope in an American City.”

Just returned from their New Mexico tour, musicians Ken and Brad Kolodner with bassist Alex Lacquement will bring their technically brilliant eclectic mix of old time music to Southern Maryland on Friday, Nov. 1. The concert, sponsored by Southern Maryland Traditional Music and Dance, will b…

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Landscaper Phillip Savoy said he enjoys being able to work outside.

Grandmaster Wesley C. Jenkins, founder and owner of Tiger Do Jang Martial Arts and Fitness in Waldorf, was honored with Lifetime Achievement Recognition and induction into the Taekwondo Hall of Fame in Bangkok, Thailand on Aug. 24, according to a news release from the organization.

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The Board of Education at its Oct. 8 meeting honored four Charles County Public Schools students for accomplishments in the areas of academic achievement, career readiness and personal responsibility. Honored were Matthew Bowling, Jasmine Glover, Adrian Evans-Jones and Gabriella Varela. Bowl…

The Board of Education at its Oct. 8 meeting honored four Charles County Public Schools staff members for their contributions to students and the school system. Honored were Anisah Ansari, Cassandra Baugher, Joseph Burton and Jennifer Elder.

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La Plata resident Garth Bowling said he hopes his new book, over 40 years in the making, will help people see the history that lies within their communities and their families.

Saluting a legacy of Maryland leadership and decades of strong support of higher education, the College of Southern Maryland Foundation raised nearly $300,000 to establish the Thomas V. “Mike” Miller Jr. Center for Leadership at CSM during a festive and celebratory evening of music, great fo…

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Lexi Maynor, 15, has been moving to her own beat since she was two years old, and now she’s tap danced her way into two national dance championships.