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Newark, MD, September 22, 2016– The Worcester County Board of Education has announced the names of the two finalists for the next Worcester County Superintendent of Schools. Each finalist will participate in a “Day in the District” experience next week. Members of focus groups that will participate in interviewing the finalists learned the names of the finalists after an orientation and preparation meeting on Wednesday, September 21.

The finalists, in alphabetical order, are:...


By Jerry Wilson, Superintendent of Schools

The opening days of school feature students arriving with backpacks stuffed with notebooks and unsharpened pencils, teachers in classrooms with freshly decorated bulletin boards, and students with new clothes meeting old friends. It’s a refreshing time of the year, filled with promise and excitement.  

In these early days of the new school year, some students begin heading toward academic trouble when they miss too many days...


Newark, MD, August 16, 2016– The Worcester County Board of Education has approved the conceptual plan, education specifications and construction cost estimates for the Showell Elementary Replacement School at its meeting today.

With the Board’s approval, the Showell Elementary Replacement School will be included in the school system’s annual Capital Improvement Program (CIP). The conceptual plans will be presented to the Worcester County Commissioners in November with a request for...


Newark, MD, July 13, 2016– This week, the superintendent of schools for Worcester County announced three administrative changes that will take effect August 1.

Pocomoke Middle School (PMS) principal Todd Hall will take on the responsibilities of the Early Childhood Education Specialist recently held by Judy Rutkiewic, Coordinator of Early Childhood Education, who retired on June 30.

Prior to Hall’s principalship at PMS, he served as principal at Pocomoke Elementary School when...