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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 ...



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

Four Charles County Candidates Graduate from the Southern Maryland Criminal Justice Academy Corrections Entrance Level Training Program. Charles ...



La Plata wrestling tops Thomas Stone; Cougars also fall to Calvert  SoMdNews.com

Tuesday's two Southern Maryland Athletic Conference wrestling dual meets at Thomas Stone High School required less than hour to complete as a parade of ...



La Plata boys basketball falls to Leonardtown | News  SoMdNews.com

Throughout the course of a contest in which each team had chances to make pivotal, decisive runs, the Leonardtown High School boys basketball team ...



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.



Blue Crabs announce 2019 coaching staff | News  SoMdNews.com

Before being formally introduced as the new manager of the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs for the upcoming 2019 season on Friday at the team's annual hot ...



Alice Richards Olmsted | Obituaries  SoMdNews.com

Alice Richards Olmsted, 84, of La Plata, died peacefully early on 1 January 2019, surrounded by her family. She was born in White Plains on 7 November 1934 ...



Huntingtown, Lackey, La Plata, North Point compete in Warrior duals  SoMdNews.com

The Southern Maryland Athletic Conference wrestling teams from Huntingtown, Lackey, La Plata, and North Point participated in the Warrior Duals held at La ...



Charles County Sheriff's Office welcomes four new correctional officers  SoMdNews.com

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



School board recognizes students' exemplary accomplishments | School News  SoMdNews.com

The Charles County Board of Education at its Dec. 11 meeting honored five Charles County Public Schools students for exemplary accomplishments in the ...



Charles Co. Sheriff's Office Welcomes Four New Correctional Officers  Southern Maryland Online

CO's have the responsibility of not only maintaining the safety and security of the detention center, but they also play an important role in rehabilitation and ...



Deceased = Olmstead, Alice richards :: So. Md. Obituary  Southern Maryland Online

Alice Richards Olmsted, 84, of La Plata, MD died peacefully early on 1 January 2019, surrounded by her family. She was born in White Plains...Click for more.



Charles business briefs | Briefs  SoMdNews.com

Senior's holiday brightened by So. Md. Realtors. The Southern Maryland Association of Realtors wrapped up its annual Secret Santa for Seniors project last ...



Deceased = Buckler, Kelly Jo :: So. Md. Obituary  Southern Maryland Online

Kelly Jo Buckler, 73, of Lexington Park, MD passed away on January 17, 2019 at Suburban Hospital surrounded by her loving family. She was born...Click for ...



They said it in 2018 | Local News  SoMdNews.com

In this issue are quotes from people around Charles County as they were printed in the Maryland Independent from May through December.



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 ...



Northern volleyball falls to La Plata in SMAC championship match  SoMdNews.com

After being humbled in the opening set of the Southern Maryland Athletic Conference Volleyball Championship match at Huntingtown High School on Tuesday ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



'For the love of music' | Spotlight  SoMdNews.com

Southern Maryland musicians looking to record some of their music could do a lot worse than heading to Mark's Place, a small nondescript house tucked off ...



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 ...



Northern volleyball falls to La Plata in five sets  SoMdNews.com

Throughout the course of their Southern Maryland Athletic Conference crossover match on Wednesday evening amid the bevy of twists and turns that transpired, ...



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.



'Transforming lives, one at a time' | Features  SoMdNews.com

The College of Southern Maryland recently held its annual Foundation Scholarship Reception luncheon, in which scholarship donors meet with their recipients ...



La Plata High holds first unscheduled fire drill  SoMdNews.com

La Plata High School held a surprise drill for students and staff during lunch period Monday, as part of the “See Something, Say Something” campaign.



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 ...



La Plata has three seniors sign to college  SoMdNews.com

Three La Plata High School seniors signed their National Letters of Intent to attend various colleges next fall and all three will be headed in slightly different ...



Agnes Imogene Summers, 65 | Southern Maryland News Net  Southern Maryland News Net

Agnes Imogene Summers, 65, of Mechanicsville, MD passed away on December 24, 2018 at her home. She was born on December 6, 1953 in Leonardtown, ...



Charles County Fair carries on despite rain threat  Bay Net

Charles' 95th fair was a showcase of agriculture, talent, food and fun.



Frank Eugene Stine | Obituaries  SoMdNews.com

Frank Eugene Stine, 74, of La Plata, MD, died on July 27, 2018 at Sage Point in La Plata. He lived most of his life in La Plata.



Calvert volleyball tops La Plata in four sets  SoMdNews.com

On a night when the team held its annual “Dig Pink” outing to highlight breast cancer awareness and raise funds for the cause, the Calvert High School ...



La Plata High School, Smallwood Village swimmer Sapp successful at 2018 Paralympics  SoMdNews.com

Smallwood Village swimmer and rising La Plata High School junior Lawrence Sapp continues to shine in the pool, also having success at the 2018 Paralympics.



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 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.



'Junglebook,' 'The Happy Elf' round out theater season  SoMdNews.com

St. Charles High School brings “Junglebook” to the stage on Nov. 30 and Dec. 1-2. Showtimes are 7 p.m., Nov. 30; 2 and 7 p.m., Dec. 1; and 2 p.m.,



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 ...



Southern Maryland has nine of state's top public high schools  Bay Net

All of Calvert and St. Mary's public highs made the list.



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 ...



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 celebrates with bed races—You make the call!  Bay Net

Bed race final was extremely close as town celebrates resurgence.



Jacob Soo Hyung West, 26 | Southern Maryland News Net  Southern Maryland News Net

Jacob Soo Hyung West, age 26 of La Plata, Maryland, died October 4, 2018. Jacob was an Accountant with Spalding Consulting in Lexington Park, Maryland.



La Plata High team wins state financial literacy competition  SoMdNews.com

A team of students from La Plata High School took first place in the M&T Bank Personal Finance Challenge April 17, a state financial literacy competition, and on ...



North Point's Davis wins second straight girls state golf title  SoMdNews.com

COLLEGE PARK — Southern Maryland Athletic Conference golfers were not only well represented on Wednesday afternoon in the second day of the Class ...



La Plata senior Strong signs with Arkansas State for track and field, Ruble inks with Delaware State for volleyball  SoMdNews.com

In the days leading up to signing his National Letter of Intent with Arkansas State University, La Plata High School senior Alex Strong admitted that the choice ...



Lennartz takes over head coaching reins of La Plata football  SoMdNews.com

John Lennartz is the new head football coach at La Plata High School.



La Plata's Vienneau, Schueller win at 3A-2A-1A state swim championships  So Md News

La Plata High School sophomores Conor Vienneau and Megan Schueller not only earned a spot on the podium Saturday at the Class 3A-2A-1A state swim ...



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 ...



Lackey girls win third straight state crown, La Plata's Strong's three titles among winners at state track and field championships  SoMdNews.com

Lackey girls track and field claimed their third straight state title at the state championships in Baltimore. Among the many individual winners, La Plata's Alex ...



Flowers named new McDonough head girls basketball coach, Way hired as La Plata head boys basketball coach  SoMdNews.com

Stephanie Flowers and Spencer Way III are joining the high school head coaching ranks. Flowers is the new head coach for McDonough girls basketball, while ...



St. Mary's College graduate Way takes head varsity basketball job at La Plata  SoMdNews.com

Spencer Way III, a former basketball player at St. Mary's College of Maryland, just accepted a job coaching varsity boys basketball at La Plata High School.



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 ...



JROTC instructors at Md. high school removed following reported student drug use during field trip  FOX 5 DC

A group of Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps (JROTC) students are in hot water after they reportedly got drunk and high on an out-of-state field trip.



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 ...



La Plata tennis takes down McDonough | News  SoMdNews.com

After spending the first 15 years of his life in the warm, humid Philippines, La Plata High School sophomore Kier Nauca was hardly about to complain about the ...



La Plata softball breaks game open in win over McDonough  SoMdNews.com

La Plata High School pitcher Sierra Sanderson allowed a solo home run to McDonough High School senior shortstop Reed Butler in the top of the first inning on ...



Bowling honored by Conservancy for Charles County | Spotlight  SoMdNews.com

Charles County native Lloyd Bowling received the 2018 Charles County Heritage Award at the Conservancy for Charles County's recent annual dinner meeting ...



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 ...



Carlos Bell sentenced to 190 years for child sex abuse  Bay Net

UPDATE. LA PLATA, Md. —Tony Covington, State's Attorney for Charles County announced that on Tuesday, April 3, 2018, Charles County Circuit Court Judge ...



La Plata boys lacrosse nips Huntingtown in five overtimes  SoMdNews.com

After playing through nearly five overtime periods against the Huntingtown Hurricanes, La Plata's Tyler Getgen finally put a shot into the net with just 53.7 ...



La Plata volleyball rallies past Northern | News  SoMdNews.com

La Plata volleyball topped Northern in five sets in a thrilling match that saw the Warriors get outscored.



Indictment handed down in fatal December crash | thebaynet.com  Bay Net

La Plata, MD – An early December motor vehicle crash that claimed the life of a Charles County woman has led to the indictment of a Newburg man. According ...



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.



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 ...



Driver Charged and Arrested for Crash that Killed Taylor Anne Halbleib | Southern Maryland News Net  Southern Maryland News Net

On Friday, June 01, 2018, Corporal J. Zimmerman of the Maryland State Police CRASH Team presented the facts of the investigation for the fatal collision that ...



Berry wins reelection, shake up on the Orphans' Court  SoMdNews.com

Results are in after the primary election in Charles County on Tuesday, with candidates selected for offices of the sheriff, judges and clerk of the circuit court, ...



La Plata graduate Daryl Thompson is back with the Blue Crabs for 2018  SoMdNews.com

Coming off of a championship season, Daryl Thompson would love nothing more than to finish the 2018 Atlantic League season as part of another victorious ...



Newburg Man Sentenced to 6 Years in Prison for the Vehicular Slaying of 21-Year-Old Hughesville Woman | Southern Maryland News Net  Southern Maryland News Net

On Tuesday, October 30, 2018, Charles County Circuit Court Judge Amy J. Bragunier sentenced Daniel Juwan Butler, 23 of Newburg, to 6 years in prison and 5 ...



Ernest Andrew Renner | Obituaries  SoMdNews.com

Ernest Andrew “Ernie” Renner, 73, husband of Elaine Renner, passed away on Friday, December 7, 2018 in Versailles, Kentucky. Ernie was born on May 23, ...



Army vet, Issue resident runs for school board  So Md News

Latina "Tina" Wilson, a lifelong resident of Issue and Charles County NAACP education chairwoman, is running for the Charles County Board of Education.



La Plata wrestling tops North Point on senior night  So Md News

On the night when it honored 11 seniors before and after their matches, the La Plata High School wrestling team got ample, belated support from several ...



HIV positive Charles County sex assault suspect faces 119 counts, officials say  FOX 5 DC

A Charles County middle school instructional assistant and track coach who's accused of sexually assaulting several male students while being HIV positive has ...



HIV-Positive Maryland School Track Coach Sentenced to 105 Years in Prison on Child-Pornography Charges  The Root

A former Maryland middle school aide was sentenced to 105 years in prison on federal child-pornography charges.



Parents file suits against Charles super, school board  Bay Net

La Plata, MD - A class action law suit was filed in Charles County Circuit Court earlier this month stemming from the series of sexual abuse incidents allegedly ...



La Plata town council approves gas franchise extension  SoMdNews.com

The La Plata Town Council voted Monday night to approve a 20-year extension of Washington Gas Light Company's natural gas franchise with the town, which ...



La Plata volleyball sweeps Rising Sun, headed to 2A state final  So Md News

COLLEGE PARK — Monday evening at the noisy, cozy confines of the University of Maryland's Ritchie Coliseum, the La Plata High School volleyball had to ...



T.C. Martin Elementary student critically injured, flown to hospital after being struck by pickup truck Tuesday in Bryantown  SoMdNews.com

A 7-year-old girl from T.C. Martin Elementary School is suffering from critical injuries after she was struck by a pickup truck Tuesday while exiting a school bus ...



College news | College News | somdnews.com  SoMdNews.com

Craft graduates from The Citadel. Justin Craft of Waldorf graduated from The Citadel during the South Carolina Corps of Cadets commencement ceremony on ...



Lackey boys, girls win SMAC track and field meet titles  SoMdNews.com

The Lackey High School boys and girls track and field teams claimed team titles at the Southern Maryland Athletic Conference championships. Northern took ...



Teacher Academy of Maryland students participate in internships  SoMdNews.com

A teacher should start every day *fresh*. “Every day is a new day,” said Michelle Simone, a first-grade teacher at Dr. James Craik Elementary School for more than ...



La Plata High School kicks off Charles County graduations  Bay Net

Waldorf, MD - The first of six Charles County high school graduations took place Friday, May 29 as 156 La Plata High School Warriors walked across the stage ...



Westlake JROTC instructors removed following field trip incidents  SoMdNews.com

Two instructors in Westlake High School's Navy Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps have been removed from their positions as the result of incidents that ...



Md. parents file suit in federal court against Charles County schools, high school staff  WTOP

A Maryland couple is suing Charles County Schools in federal court after objecting to their daughter's world history lesson involving Islam.



Charles Co. students report substitute teacher charged with inappropriate relationship  WTOP

A Waldorf, Maryland, substitute teacher is facing multiple charges of crimes against children after students reported he was having an inappropriate relationship ...



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 ...



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.



La Plata wrestling goes 6-2 at Warrior Duals; Lackey, North Point perform well  So Md News

During a weekend in which a minor, unexpected winter storm proved a mild inconvenience to those wrestlers who competed in the annual Warrior Duals at La ...



Scholarship recipients thank CSM donors | Features  SoMdNews.com

Various verses of gratitude could be heard over and over again during the 2018 College of Southern Maryland Foundation Scholarship Reception – the annual ...



Background checks only start of process | Spotlight  So Md News

Process for background checks in Charles County Public Schools and administrative procedures for Charles County Public Schools when an employee is ...



FACT CHECK: 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.



Deceased = Lyons, Scott Andrew :: So. Md. Obituary  Southern Maryland Online

Scott Andrew Lyons, 51, of Waldorf, MD passed away on December 9, 2018 at Inova Fairfax Hospital in Falls Church, VA. Born in Silver Spring,...Click for more.



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 ...



Track coach with HIV pleads guilty to sexually assaulting students, made child pornography at home and on school grounds –  Weekly Challenger

By DAILYMAIL.COM REPORTER. A former Maryland school track coach who has HIV has pleaded guilty to sexually abusing students and filming child ...



HIV positive Charles County sex assault suspect had additional involvement with youth, police say  FOX 5 DC

An HIV positive Charles County man who is accused of sexually assaulting "several male students" had additional involvement with youth, according to ...



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.



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