Thursday, August 9, 2012
A sign language class was a part of the Prince George's Community College's summer youth program.
Eleven Prince George's County school-age children spent July learning sign language as a part of The Summer Youth Program at Prince George’s Community College. “Prince George’s Community College has developed an interactive program tailored to a child’s interest and educational needs,” says Denise Barino-Samuels, program coordinator, community education programs. “Instructors are professional members of their respective industries and the instructional strategy aligns with the Maryland State Curriculum,” she added. Students could also participate in classes in math, budgeting, culinary arts, babysitting, jewelry design, athletics, health care and language arts programs High school students could also register for culinary arts, SAT …
Wednesday, November 2, 2011
About grades, narrow lanes and trash collection.
Morning, Hyattsville! Here are five things you need to know today: 1. If you’re driving along Baltimore Avenue at night, watch out. It’s down to one narrow lane near Jefferson and hoses and barricades are all over the street. 2. Want to learn more about a new plan for parking along Route 1? Check out the presentation made to Mayor Marc Tartaro and the City Council at the city’s website. 3. There are going to be changes to the city’s trash collection Nov. 1 through Jan. 12. To find out the details take a look at the city’s public works web page. 4. Check back with Patch later today for an update on the murder trial of Derrell Emmanuel Mason who is charged with stabbing to death a Bladensburg man at University Town Center in summer. 5. …
Friday, September 30, 2011
Amos Mobaidin, a DeMatha grad and now a freshman at Catholic,
learned the game from his father, who grew up in Jordan.
Mohammad Mobaidin grew up in Jordan, moved to the United States when he was 18 and eventually enrolled at the University of Maryland. While living in Amman, Mobaidin played soccer, which is the most popular sport in many countries around the world. “I was on the school team all the way through. I played some [team] handball, but we always stuck with soccer. We played on the street,” said Mobaidin, now a businessman. While living in New Carrollton, he taught the game to his son, Amos, who graduated from DeMatha Catholic High School last spring. “We would kick the ball around in the yard,” said Amos Mobaidin, who later moved to the University Park-Hyattsville area with his family. Amos, who was born in Silver Spring, began playing soccer …
Tuesday, August 23, 2011
Here are some candid shots of the first day of school at Hyattsville Elementary and Hyattsville Middle schools.
Monday, August 22, 2011
Students leave Northwestern High School on Monday after the first day back to school.
Here are some tips from Prince George's County Public Schools.
Are you ready for a super successful school year? With these four suggestions, from Prince George’s County Public Schools, you can go to the head of the class. Practice good habits—Prepare, prepare, prepare! Get a good night’s sleep and pack your book bag before you head to bed. Set routines for your time before and after school and stick to them. Consider having a centrally located dry erase calendar for important dates and times. For the tinier tykes—Know how to pack your book bag for comfort and staying power. Eat healthy food and set up a designated space for homework. Smorgasbord suggestions—Get involved in extracurricular activities and make friends. Get a healthy dose of sleep, starting before 10 p.m. Allot limited time for …
About the first day of school 2011-2012.
Happy first day of the 2011-2012 school year, Hyattsville! Here are five things you need to know today: 1. Are you an eleventh hour kind of person? Here’s a tool to help you find your school bus stop. 2. Prince George’s County Public Schools are suggesting parents walk students to the bus stop on the first day of school. 3. On the off-chance that you haven’t picked up all the items on your student’s school supply list, check out what your kids need to succeed this year. 4. Parents should now be able to access student schedules on the SchoolMax Family Portal. Students who were not registered by Aug. 12 will not have a school schedule until Aug. 26. Your child will be placed in general classes with appropriate grade levels until their …
Tuesday, August 16, 2011
Since we're getting close to the first day of the 2011-2012 school year, Patch thought we'd remind you to bring a present to your teacher.
Friday, June 24, 2011
Here's a photo of county school board member Amber Waller (Dist. 3) outside Northwestern High School.
Tuesday, February 22, 2011
This week's question for you to ponder.
Although the County's call is based on the information available hours before school starts, what considerations do you wish they would take into account before declaring a snow day? Do you think they should make the call later in the morning, or is finding out early critical to your family's transportation plans?