CENTREVILLE — As the recent record-setting heat wave was building over the Mid-Atlantic region, a group of 12 independent school leaders from Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C., traveled to Smith Island for a look at incorporating environmental teaching and learning into students’ education.

ANNAPOLIS — Comptroller Peter Franchot reminds Marylanders that Shop Maryland Tax-Free Week begins on Sunday, Aug. 11, and runs through Saturday, Aug. 17.

CENTREVILLE — Queen Anne’s County Superintendent of Schools Dr. Andrea M. Kane announced four new school administrator assignments, which were approved recently by the Board of Education for the 2019-2020 school year.

CENTREVILLE — Queen Anne’s County Sheriff Gary Hofmann is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2019 Sheriff Gary Hofmann Scholarship award: Matthew Webster, Quinn Williams, Rachel Pettit, Abigail Zsebedics and Marina LaVerde.

STEVENSVILLE — The Kent Island High School AP Study Group continues to meet 6 to 7:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays from through Aug. 21 at the Kent Island branch of the Queen Anne’s County Library, 200 Library Circle.

CENTREVILLE — The formal county agreement for the anti-bullying program for students, Text 2 Stop It, was extended by Queen Anne’s Cpunty Commissioners Tuesday, June 9 following a presentation by its executive director Alvin Butler.

CENTREVILLE — Queen Anne’s County Public Schools is currently recruiting for four new positions in the special education program. The new positions include three teaching positions and one teaching specialist. With adequate staffing an ongoing concern for all programs in QACPS, staffing in t…

CENTREVILLE — During the June 20 meeting of the Centreville Rotary Club, six graduating seniors from Queen Anne’s County were recognized for outstanding achievements. The recent graduates received college scholarships based on their impressive records and future goals, according to Tom Harla…

CENTREVILLE — The Queen Anne’s County High School Future Farmers of America Chapter recently held its end-of-year banquet and installation of officers for next school year. The evening event took place in the school’s cafeteria.

STEVENSVILLE — After 42 years working in the Queen Anne’s County Public Schools system, Centreville Middle School Principal Lawrence Dunn is retiring. On June 20, a retirement party and crab feast was held for for him at Kentmorr Restaurant in Stevensville. A native of Queen Anne’s County, D…

GRASONVILLE — More than 480 students learned first-hand about the importance and thriving ecosystem of wetlands at Grasonville Elementary School during Wetlands Day Friday, June 7, led by the students in the school’s environmental Gracie Club.

CENTREVILLE — During awards programs and promotion ceremonies this June, the Friends of Queen Anne’s County Library were delighted to be able to honor one student at each county elementary school as a “Reading Pro.” This award acknowledges one 4th- or 5th-grade student at each of the six sch…

RIDGELY — Chesapeake College recognizes the importance of specialized training for first responders who may interact with individuals with disabilities including autism spectrum disorders. As a component of the college’s paramedic program, Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) participate in …

CENTREVILLE — Haven Ministries initiated a new program “Art for your Home” to provide original artwork to people making the transition from homelessness (or living in a shelter) to permanent housing. Earlier this year Phil Stapleton, a volunteer at Haven Ministries, in collaboration with Ric…