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Free Dentistry Day is set for Saturday in La Plata  SoMdNews.com

Residents in the La Plata community and surrounding areas will have the opportunity to receive free dental services at Neibauer Dental Care this Saturday, Sept ...



Charles County Fair 2019 Queen Nicotina contestants | Spotlight  SoMdNews.com

Ten young women are competing to become the 84th Queen Nicotina of the Charles County Fair.



Application process open in Charles County for Md Gen. Assembly Student Page Program  The Southern Maryland Chronicle

News Release, Charles County Public Schools La Plata, MD- Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) is accepting applications from high school seniors ...



Free flu immunization clinics scheduled in Charles County  Bay Net

The Charles County Department of Health is offering free flu vaccine clinics at several locations.



La Plata High School gun scares prompt hundreds of students to stay home from school  WJLA

At La Plata High School, false claims of a threat spreading on social media has been leading to huge numbers of absences. But in this case, what's happening ...



Another La Plata High student charged with bringing loaded gun to school  WTOP

The Charles County Sheriff's Office said a 14-year-old student brought a loaded handgun to La Plata High School on Wednesday. The boy was arrested and ...



La Plata High student arrested at school on weapon, drug charges  SoMdNews.com

A La Plata High School sophomore was arrested Tuesday after he was allegedly found carrying drug-laced brownies and a loaded handgun in his book bag.



Police: 16-year-old La Plata boy in custody after possession of gun, marijuana in bookbag  WJLA

A 16-year-old student is facing adult charges after a loaded gun was found in his book bag at La Plata High School on Tuesday, according to authorities. Police ...



After threats and arrests, Charles Co. school leaders work to reassure parents  WTOP

School leaders in Charles County, Maryland, are speaking out and working to reassure parents after a recent series of incidents at La Plata High School have ...



Three area teens appointed to Youth Advisory Council  Bay Net

Three SOMD teens are among the young people appointed to the Maryland Youth Advisory Council.



Court of Appeals rules school system did not violate student's rights  SoMdNews.com

Charles County Public Schools announced Thursday that a Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals panel ruled the school system did not violate a student's First ...



Outdoor pools close September 3 in Charles County | thebaynet.com  Bay Net

Charles County Recreation, Parks, and Tourism reminds residents that the county's outdoor pools will close for the season starting on Tuesday, September 3.



La Plata High to host quarterfinal Feb. 23 for a cappella groups  SoMdNews.com

Student members of La Plata High School's “Unplugged” a cappella group will be hosting and competing yet again in the mid-Atlantic quarterfinal of the ...



Christian Student Loses Legal Challenge of Lesson on Islam  U.S. News & World Report

LA PLATA, Md. (AP) — A federal appeals court has ruled that a Maryland high school's lesson on Islam during world history class didn't violate a Christian ...



La Plata softball prevails in 2A state semifinals  SoMdNews.com

GLEN BURNIE — In a rematch of the two teams that met in last year's Class 2A state softball championship game, the La Plata High School softball team vaulted ...



Former La Plata student remanded to juvenile court  SoMdNews.com

A La Plata High School student arrested earlier this year after he was allegedly found in possession of marijuana-laced brownies and a loaded semiautomatic ...



CSM Women's Volleyball start season on the road, ready to change last season's results  The Southern Maryland Chronicle

News Release, College of Southern Maryland The College of Southern Maryland's women's volleyball team started their 2019 season on the road when they ...



Calvert softball loses to La Plata in 2A South Region section final  SoMdNews.com

In their quest for a second straight Class 2A state title, the La Plata High School softball team has relied heavily on senior battery mates Ava Krahling and Kelsey ...



La Plata baseball wins Class 2A state championship  SoMdNews.com

The La Plata Warriors baseball team was able to erase the sting of last year's defeat in the Class 2A state championship game by topping Middletown 4-2 at ...



After 3 student arrests, backpack policy to change in Charles Co. schools  WTOP

Starting next Wednesday, April 24, all middle and high school students in Charles County public schools will have to keep their backpacks in their lockers during ...



17-year-old arrested after allegedly posting threat about school shooting  WUSA9.com

CHARLES COUNTY, Md. — Police arrested a high school student in Maryland on Thursday after he allegedly posted a threat about a school shooting on social ...



To Make Schools Safer, Maryland District Adopts Mandatory Student ID Program  NBC4 Washington

Students at LaPlata High School in Maryland will now be required to wear photo ID in a program meant to bolster school safety by monitoring who goes in and ...



La Plata High School marching band, JROTC unit wins big at USBands 30th annual showcase in Penn.  SoMdNews.com

Winning second place at the 2018 USBands A Class National Championships in Allentown, Pa., was something that the La Plata High School Marching ...



La Plata's Schueller repeats as state champion at Class 3A-2A-1A state swim championships  SoMdNews.com

La Plata junior Megan Schueller successfully defended her title in the girls 50-yard freestyle at the Class 3A-2A-1A state swim championships. Team-wise ...



Calvert boys lacrosse loses to La Plata; Warriors head coach Bayer records 100th victory  SoMdNews.com

Amid the rapidly declining temperatures on an early spring evening, La Plata High School head boys lacrosse coach Kris Bayer earned the 100th coaching ...



Charles County Arts Alliance awards student scholarships | Spotlight  SoMdNews.com

For several years, the Charles County Arts Alliance has offered scholarships in the arts to qualified graduating seniors from Charles County's public high schools ...



2019 Southern Maryland summer sports scoreboard | Scoreboard  SoMdNews.com

The following reflect scores reported to Southern Maryland Newspapers as of 10:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 4.



Charles County Public Schools valedictorians and salutatorians | Briefs  SoMdNews.com

Charles County Public Schools announced valedictorians and salutatorians for the Class of 2019 last week. These students represent the top academic ...



La Plata senior Armstrong headed to Hood for field hockey  SoMdNews.com

La Plata High School senior and Grace Lutheran School, La Plata alumnus Hannah Armstrong got the opportunity recently to celebrate her college choice and ...



La Plata baseball seeking state title redemption this spring  SoMdNews.com

After ending Thursday's practice on an unusually warm late winter afternoon through running drills and by negotiating the field tarp, a trio of La Plata High School ...



Summer swimming is available at 6 pools in Charles County  SoMdNews.com

Whether you're looking for fun or need to cool off, your local pools are a great place to visit this summer. Make a splash and take advantage of open swim.



La Plata senior Phillips signs with Shenandoah University for football  SoMdNews.com

Virtually from the time that he could walk as a child, La Plata High School senior Jonathan “J.T.” Phillips can recall being addressed simply by his initials.



Richards hits buzzer-beating 3-pointer to lift La Plata girls basketball past Thomas Stone in double overtime in Class 2A South Region playoffs  SoMdNews.com

Perhaps none of the players and coaches on hand for Friday's Class 2A South Region opener between La Plata and visiting Thomas Stone were born when ...



La Plata High School 3rd quarter honor roll  SoMdNews.com

Grade 9. Principal's honors. Liliana Adamo, Linsey Anderson, Corinne Baldus, Audrey Bell, Olivia Boyce, Khaleel Brown, Jenna Burtch, Michelle Candela, ...



Thomas Stone softball loses to Calvert in 2A South Region playoffs  SoMdNews.com

On a day when hits and runs would prove to be at a premium, the Calvert High School softball team managed just enough of both to upend visiting Thomas ...



Three SMAC wrestlers earn state championships; La Plata's Blake finishes second straight undefeated season  SoMdNews.com

La Plata senior Alex Blake, La Plata junior Owen Butler and Leonardtown senior Trevor Crowley all won titles at the state wrestling tournament. Blake finished ...



Deceased = Wineland, Susan Davis :: So. Md. Obituary  Southern Maryland Online

Susan "Sue" Davis Wineland, a long-time resident of La Plata, Maryland passed away peacefully on June 25, 2019, surrounded by her family and dedicated ...



Gordon scores with 6 seconds left as La Plata field hockey edges Lackey in 1A South Region playoffs  SoMdNews.com

Following a scoreless first half between two squads accustomed to playing one another in tight contests, the La Plata High School field hockey team emerged ...



CCPS names five finalists for Teacher of the Year awards  SoMdNews.com

Charles County Public Schools held a unique recognition ceremony on Tuesday, Jan. 22 to honor a group of special teachers. Honored during the ceremony ...



School board honors exemplary staff for commitment to students  SoMdNews.com

The Charles County Board of Education at its Dec. 11 meeting honored five Charles County Public Schools staff members for their dedication and commitment to ...



Spartones second in regional a cappella competition | Spotlight  SoMdNews.com

Student members of St. Charles High School's “Spartones” a cappella group took second place and won the “Best Vocal Percussion” award on Saturday after ...



Citizenship is most important lesson for La Plata JROTC cadets  SoMdNews.com

This is the third story in an ongoing series about the Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) companies in Charles County. Previous stories have ...



La Plata senior Redman commits to Waynesburg for women's soccer  SoMdNews.com

La Plata High School graduate Emily Redman, captain of the girls soccer team, recently committed to play at NCAA Division III Waynesburg University in ...



La Plata girls basketball edges Thomas Stone in overtime  SoMdNews.com

Following a rather mundane start to Wednesday afternoon's Southern Maryland Athletic Conference Potomac Division girls basketball game between La Plata ...



Student loses her appeal over Islam history class  Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

As a high school junior, Caleigh Wood refused to complete a history lesson on "The Muslim World" that she said forced her to embrace Islam in conflict with her ...



Ganter, La Plata wins Charles County golf championship  SoMdNews.com

La Plata golf claimed the Charles County golf tournament with Gavin Ganter shooting the low round.



Blue Crabs players and coaches share expertise with high school, youth baseball teams  SoMdNews.com

Before the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs take to the field this season competing in the Atlantic League, some of the players and coaches from the organization ...



Lackey, McDonough, Westlake finish in top five at region indoor track and field championships  SoMdNews.com

LANDOVER — Team titles may have eluded those Southern Maryland Athletic Conference squads that competed in Monday afternoon's Class 1A and 2A East ...



Will Supreme Court Agree that Christian Student Should Be Forced to Cite Islamic Conversion Prayer?  CBN News

A Christian high school junior was compelled by her teacher to recall the Islamic conversion creed – the Shahada – as part of a written assignment. After federal ...



Charles County Sheriff's Office Welcomes Four New Correctional Officers | Southern Maryland News Net  Southern Maryland News Net

Charles County Sheriff Troy D. Berry is proud to announce the Southern Maryland Criminal Justice Academy (SMCJA) celebrated the graduation of 11 ...



La Plata field hockey loses to Patuxent in 1A South Region final  SoMdNews.com

In their quest to capture another Class 1A state championship, the senior-laden Patuxent High School field hockey team realized that it would have to overcome ...



La Plata girls lacrosse thumps Patuxent | News  SoMdNews.com

Friday's Southern Maryland Athletic Conference crossover girls lacrosse game at La Plata High School was played earlier than normal to avoid any serious ...



SMAC girls basketball teams now seeking state titles  SoMdNews.com

While several Southern Maryland Athletic Conference girls basketball teams will get under way this evening, many others looking for their respective region and ...



Blue Crabs ready to begin 12th season  SoMdNews.com

Although the team will begin the upcoming 2019 Atlantic League of Professional Baseball season on the road against the Sugar Land Skeeters, last year's ...



Jones reaches 1000 career points as St. Charles girls basketball tops La Plata  SoMdNews.com

For the second time in the brief history of the St. Charles High School girls basketball program, one of its players has eclipsed the 1000-point barrier in scoring.



La Plata wrestling edged by Leonardtown | News  SoMdNews.com

The Leonardtown Raiders wrestling program has been a force to be reckoned with for the last few years.



Charles County Fair 2018 Queen Nicotina contestants | Spotlight  SoMdNews.com

Ten young women are competing to become the 83rd Queen Nicotina of the Charles County Fair. They are Georgia Bowling, 17, of La Plata High School, ...



La Plata graduate Margolis part of National Junior College wrestling championship team at Clackamas  SoMdNews.com

In the weeks leading up to the National Junior College Division I Wrestling Championships in Cedar Bluff, Iowa, Clackamas Community College (Oregon) ...



La Plata football set for 2018 season with Lennartz as head coach  SoMdNews.com

Although he is heading into his first season as the La Plata High School football coach in what will be his first stint as a head coach at the varsity.



La Plata volleyball sees season end in five-set loss to Patuxent in 2A South Region playoffs  SoMdNews.com

After dropping two of its first three sets against the visiting La Plata High School volleyball team on Wednesday afternoon, the Patuxent volleyball squad had no ...



CCPS Honors Teacher of the Year Nominees, Announces Finalists  Southern Maryland Online

Honored during the ceremony were nominees for the 2019 Washington Post Teacher of the Year and Charles County Teacher of the Year award programs.



La Plata native David Bowling shot down over Vietnam in 1969  SoMdNews.com

Almost half a century after his death, U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. David Bowling, a native of La Plata, is still remembered as not just a hero, but as someone who was ...



Police: Man kills in-laws and self, injures minor in overnight shooting in Charles County  WJLA

Police say three adults have died and one minor is injured after a shooting that happened late Friday night in Charles County, Maryland. Authorities sayMark ...



CSM welcomed large class of new faculty this fall  SoMdNews.com

The College of Southern Maryland (CSM) welcomed new faculty members for the fall semester, further enriching CSM's academic prominence and breadth of ...



Extreme temps expected late this week, Charles to open cooling centers  The Southern Maryland Chronicle

News Release, Charles County Public Information Office Temperatures are heating up this week The heat and humidity are expected to peak on Wednesday, ...



La Plata High School football preview: Heading into season with heavy hearts  So Md News

Things did not go well on the field last fall for the La Plata High School football team and this summer the program was dealt another blow when special teams.



County swimmers bring home medals at Class 3A-2A-1A state swim championships  SoMdNews.com

COLLEGE PARK — Swimmers from the numerous Southern Maryland Athletic Conference teams that arrived for Saturday's Class 3A-2A-1A state swim ...



Blue Crabs return 10 players from last year's team  SoMdNews.com

The Southern Maryland Blue Crabs baseball team will feature some familiar faces on the field this spring as the team is returning 10 players from last year's ...



Robert Anthony Patterson | Obituaries  SoMdNews.com

Robert (Robbie) Anthony Patterson, 23, passed away October 12, 2018 while on active duty at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. He was born on Nov. 29, 1994 in ...



College of Southern Maryland men's lacrosse playing as a club team in 2019  SoMdNews.com

The College of Southern Maryland men's lacrosse program was unable to field a team last year due to not having enough players. This year, the program is back ...



Two Charles County schools in a cappella competition Saturday  So Md News

A cappella teams from La Plata and St. Charles high schools will compete this Saturday in the mid-Atlantic quarterfinals of the International Competition of High ...



Deceased = Hemsley, Ida Sharonda :: So. Md. Obituary  Southern Maryland Online

Ida Sharonda Hemsley of White Plains, Maryland was born November 8, 1980 to parents of Robin Ann and Ferdinand Hemsley. Ida was a beautiful quiet.



Leonardtown wrestling dominates at SMAC tournament | Spotlight  SoMdNews.com

Leonardtown claimed six individual titles en route to winning the Southern Maryland Athletic Conference wrestling tournament. Huntingtown won four titles, ...



Maryland School Bans Marine Veteran Over Daughter's Homework  snopes.com

Rumor claims a Marine was banned from the premises of his daughter's school for objecting to a homework assignment about Islam.



Two lawsuits filed against Charles County school system, superintendent  So Md News

Two lawsuits have been filed against Charles County Public Schools and Superintendent Kimberly Hill in connection to sexual harassment via texts and sexual ...



La Plata field hockey blanked by Patuxent | News  SoMdNews.com

Players from both teams may have appeared to have difficulty handling the dampened, squishy terrain in the far left corner of the field hockey field at La Plata ...



La Plata volleyball sets high goals for 2018 season  SoMdNews.com

One year after reaching the Class 2A state championship match only to be upended by Damascus High School from Montgomery County, the La Plata High ...



Charles County Fair carries on despite rain threat  Bay Net

Pie-eating champ shows crowd the money as Queen Nicotina looks on. La Plata, MD - While many bailed due to an iffy forecast that more rain coming to ...



La Plata Seniors Graduate in Ceremony Filled with School Pride  Southern Maryland Online

Members of La Plata High School's Class of 2015 give applause for their valedictorian, Ciara Albrittain, after her speech during their graduation ceremony held ...



Milstead steps down as La Plata head football coach, gets head coaching job at alma mater Delaware State  So Md News

Rod Milstead recently stepped down as La Plata High School's head football coach to take over the head coaching position at Delaware State University, his ...



101 set to retire from school system | Spotlight  SoMdNews.com

The Charles County Board of Education recently honored 101 employees who have retired during the past school year or who had notified Superintendent ...



Westlake football blanks La Plata  SoMdNews.com

After watching several promising drives come away empty, the Westlake High School football team finally found its offensive prowess just before halftime on ...



HIV positive ex-school aide pleads guilty to 27 counts in Charles Co.  W*USA 9

A former school aide and track coach who was arrested for allegedly assaulting several male students pleaded guilty to 27 counts in Charles County on Friday.



La Plata It's Academic Team Wins Regional Competition  Southern Maryland Online

La Plata High School's It's Academic team earned the top spot in the annual Charles County Public Schools competition held Dec. 6 at the school.



Individual at Md. high school diagnosed with tuberculosis  USA TODAY

An individual at La Plata High School in Maryland has been diagnosed with tuberculosis, according to the Charles County Department of Health, which expects ...



Lukas runs for third term on school board  SoMdNews.com

La Plata resident Michael Lukas is hoping for a third term on the school board to promote equity, a reduction in standardized testing and school discipline and ...



La Plata golf sweeps season-opening match | News  SoMdNews.com

La Plata golf started the 2018 season by sweeping Chopticon, Huntingtown and Leonardtown in a quad-match.



College of Southern Maryland student-athletes make NJCAA all-academic teams  SoMdNews.com

In addition to competing in numerous games and participating in an abundance of practices, seven College of Southern Maryland students also displayed ...



Warrior Pride on Full Display from La Plata Class of 2017 at Graduation Ceremony  Southern Maryland Online

La Plata High School celebrated its Warrior Class of 2017 in a June 2 ceremony at the Charles County Convocation Center.



Thomas Stone administrator promoted to acting principal for remainder of year  SoMdNews.com

Thomas Stone High School in Waldorf is under new management with acting Principal Sharif Pearl, a former vice principal who was promoted internally, ...



North Point's Davis wins individual title at SMAC golf championships  SoMdNews.com

On a day when modest winds at Wicomico Shores Golf Course in Mechanicsville had a moderate impact on several players who sought the title at the Southern ...



La Plata Post 82 run-rules Hughesville Post 238 in American Legion baseball  SoMdNews.com

The bats were not exactly on fire for La Plata Post 82 early in its game with visiting Hughesville Post 238 in Thursday's American Legion baseball clash at La ...



Charles Regional Medical Center welcomes its first newborn of 2019  SoMdNews.com

Weighing in at 6 pounds, 5 ounces and measuring approximately 18 inches in length, the University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center welcomed ...



Maryland school parents were uninformed for months about sex-abuse probe  The Washington Post

Administrators at a Southern Maryland school district waited six months to inform parents at a middle school that one of its employees had been placed on ...



County civil air patrol squadron gets direction finding equipment  SoMdNews.com

The motto of the Charles Composite Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol — “spatium emendationi semper est” — means “there is always room for improvement.



McDonald indicted on seven criminal charges | Local News  SoMdNews.com

A grand jury indicted 16-year-old Kristopher Raul-Alex McDonald of La Plata as an adult on weapon and drug charges Friday after his arrest at La Plata High ...



Lackey wrestling falls to Sparrows Point in 1A state duals  SoMdNews.com

The outcome of Saturday's Class 1A state wrestling duals semifinal against Sparrows Point at North Point High School proved far more respectful for Lackey ...



Board of Ed honors school support staff | Spotlight  SoMdNews.com

Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) annually honors outstanding support services personnel in the areas of instructional assistant, secretary, information ...



La Plata boys soccer comes up short versus Patuxent  SoMdNews.com

Under the lights Monday night at La Plata High School, Patuxent boys soccer head coach Paul Gray could not wipe the smile off of his face talking about how ...



Westlake football rallies past La Plata, ends Warriors' season  So Md News

After forging a 12-0 halftime lead against visiting Westlake High School on Friday evening, the La Plata High School football team headed into the third quarter ...



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