U.S. Secretary of Education Names CCPS a 2019 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon School District The U.S. Department of Education announced that Calvert County Public Schools (CCPS) is among the 2019 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon School District Sustainability Awardees. Dr. Daniel D. Curry, Superintendent, said, “This is an amazing accomplishment that recognizes […]
Last week, CHESPAX came to Northern Middle School (NMS) to do class lessons in 8th grade science. Our students spent time evaluating the health of a local stream by examining macroinvertebrates diversity. Real life and local science in action. Pretty neat experience for the students! Enjoy the pictures.
On April 21st, CHESPAX held their annual Envirothon, in which environment-interested students from local high schools compete to test their knowledge on the environment in Maryland. The teams, every year, go to Kings Landing Park to identify four major components of the environment: soil, forestry, aquatics, and wildlife. The students learn from professionals in the […]
Students in Calvert County will soon have a bird’s eye view of an iconic Chesapeake Bay species, the osprey. Using a remote webcam focused on a nesting pair of ospreys, students will be able to observe the daily activities of these birds as they hunt for fish along the Patuxent River and raise their offspring […]
Calvert County Public Schools will host the 25th annual Calvert County Envirothon on April 22, 2016 at King’s Landing Park from 8:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. During the competition, high school students work with environmental professionals to gain expertise in a variety of natural resource management fields. The goal of the program is to engage […]
Chesapeake Conservation Corps Opportunities at Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum The Friends of Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum (JPPM) is one of many potential host sites for the 2016-17 Chesapeake Conservation Corps service year. The Corps program provides hands-on environmental, leadership and green job training opportunities for young adults through environmental, community engagement and energy […]
CHESPAX Partners with Calvert County Mosquito Control Program The CHESPAX program of Calvert County Public Schools and the Calvert County Mosquito Control Program are partnering to educate middle school students about the ecology of mosquitoes and their impact on humans and wildlife. Through a grant from the Chesapeake Bay Trust, a curriculum will be developed […]