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Reach of Washington County to offer Free financial classes at the Washington County Free Library

Posted on:Tuesday, January 15th, 2019 @ 8:10 pm

Free financial classes in Washington County The Reach Program is also teaming up with the Washington County Free Library, where the classes will be held on Tuesday nights starting in February. Kelli Tencer, the financial stability program director for Reach of Washington County say, she has seen many success stories from this program and she’s …

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Hagerstown Community College strives to expand their Promise Pathway Program For financial-need based families

Posted on:Tuesday, January 15th, 2019 @ 8:04 pm

Hagerstown Community College strives to expand their Promise Pathway Program For financial-need based families Learn more here. Attend an upcoming information session: January 24, 2019 from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. February 5, 2019 from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. February 21, 2019 from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.    

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Hagerstown Community College hopes for workforce development legislation support

Posted on:Wednesday, January 9th, 2019 @ 8:48 pm

Hagerstown Community College hopes for workforce development legislation support

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Hagerstown Community College and Wilson College Partner to Provide Students with Smooth Transition Between Institutions

Posted on:Wednesday, December 19th, 2018 @ 2:08 pm

Hagerstown Community College and Wilson College Partner to Provide Students with Smooth Transition Between Institutions The goal is to encourage more HCC graduates to pursue a bachelor’s degree after they complete their associate degree by making the transition as smooth and economical as possible, according to officials at both institutions. “Partnerships like these allow students …

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Washington County Public Schools Education Foundation Super Readers Program Works to Close Literacy Gap

Posted on:Monday, December 17th, 2018 @ 7:15 pm

Herald Mail: Super Reader program works to close literacy gap

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Washington County Public Schools, 9th in state for high school graduation rates

Posted on:Monday, December 17th, 2018 @ 7:13 pm

Herald Mail: WCPS is 9th in state for high school graduation rates

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WCPS homeless coordinator, Dana Pentoney, gives students hope for future

Posted on:Sunday, December 16th, 2018 @ 12:37 pm

Holiday angel: WCPS homeless coordinator gives students hope for future “The district’s homeless coordinator for the past four years, Dana Pentoney is on call 24/7 year round. From coordinating between in-transition families and a myriad of resources to making sure students can get to and from school no matter where they are staying, the Clear …

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WCPS Guidance Counselors Tour Local Businesses, Learn Workforce Needs

Posted on:Friday, December 14th, 2018 @ 3:00 pm

Herald Mail: Today’s workforce needs technical skills and work ethics, counselors told “Good local manufacturing jobs exist; the trick, some employers say, is finding workers with the right skills for the job. Local manufacturers hosted middle and high school guidance counselors from Washington County Public Schools on Wednesday for an up-close and personal view of …

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Hagerstown Community College and Purdue Global create transfer agreement

Posted on:Thursday, December 6th, 2018 @ 2:36 am

Officials at Hagerstown Community College and Purdue Global recently created an educational alliance agreement. Pictured at the signing are, seated, from left: Chris Motz, regional vice president at Purdue Global; Chancellor Betty Vandenbosch, Purdue Global; and HCC President Jim Klauber. Standing, from left: Chris Wheedleton, vice president at Purdue Global; and Austin Abraham, Carolyn Brooks, …

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Fourteen public schools in Washington County earned top marks in Maryland’s new school ratings

Posted on:Tuesday, December 4th, 2018 @ 6:59 pm

This is wonderful news! Congratulations to Washington County Public Schools! WCPS has 14 five-star schools in new state ratings

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