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Collins Announces First Signing Class Commitments  The Southern Maryland Chronicle

News Release, College of Southern Maryland. La Plata, MD- Head coach Becca Collins and the College of Southern Maryland Hawks softball program ...



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.



More trouble at La Plata High, student charged with threatening post  Bay Net

La Plata, MD - On April 11, the Charles County Sheriff's Office was made aware of a social media post relating to a possible school shooting that was going to ...



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.



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 ...



Calvert falls to La Plata Post 82 in American Legion baseball  SoMdNews.com

La Plata Post 82 starting pitcher Colby Murphy was able to overcome a shaky start on the mound to help lead La Plata to a 10-2 victory over Calvert on.



Calvert loses to La Plata Post 82 in American Legion baseball  SoMdNews.com

Stepping into the batter's box in the bottom of the third inning at La Plata High School on Tuesday night, La Plata Post 82's Brandon DeAtley had the opportunity ...



School staff off on July 5, Lunch on Us and county camps to operate as normal  SoMdNews.com

Last week, Gov. Larry Hogan (R) declared July 5 as a holiday for state employees and the Charles County Board of Commissioners added the day as a county ...



La Plata Post 82 knocks off Hughesville Post 238 in American Legion baseball  SoMdNews.com

Called upon to take the ball for the top of the fifth inning for La Plata Post 82 in its game with Hughesville Post 238 in Thursday night's American Legion.



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 ...



Thanks to everyone who supported the Joe Williams Memorial Golf Tournament  SoMdNews.com

Thanks to everyone who participated in, and supported, the 14th Annual Joe Williams Memorial Golf Tournament, sponsored by the Harry White Wilmer ...



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 ...



Federal court rules against Christian student who challenged Md. school lesson on Islam  WJLA

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



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 ...



Federal Appeals Court Rejects Challenge to District's Lessons on 'the Muslim World'  Education Week

A federal appeals court has rejected a family's First Amendment challenge to a Maryland school district's lessons on the Islamic faith as part of a high school ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Blue Crabs win series opener versus York | News  SoMdNews.com

Upon returning home from a brief road trip, the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs were looking to perhaps finish the first half of the season on a much more ...



La Plata softball blanks Glenelg for 2A South Region title; baseball tops Wilde Lake for eight crown in last nine years  SoMdNews.com

La Plata High School baseball and softball won Class 2A South Region championships. The Warriors softball team blanked Glenelg, 2-0, while the baseball ...



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 ...



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 ...



2019 Southern Maryland summer sports scoreboard | Scoreboard  SoMdNews.com

The following reflect scores reported to Southern Maryland Newspapers as of 10 p.m. Thursday, July 18.



La Plata girls lacrosse looking to have success this spring  SoMdNews.com

Before departing Monday afternoon's practice, a trio of soft-spoken La Plata High School girls lacrosse players, two of them seniors, perhaps indicated through ...



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'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 ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



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.



Courts Back Md. School’s Promotion of Islam; Student Appeals to SCOTUS  Liberty Headlines

(Joshua Paladino, Liberty Headlines) When Caleigh Wood, now 20 years old, was a junior at La Plata High School in Maryland, her teacher disparaged her ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Kings and Queens of the Diamond; La Plata sweeps states  Bay Net

La Plata, MD – La Plata High School's baseball and softball teams both exited their 2019 seasons on top of the state as 2A champions. A familiar feat for the ...



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 ...



Anna Jameson, 95 | Southern Maryland News Net  Southern Maryland News Net

Anna Jameson, 95, of La Plata, Maryland, passed away on November 23, 2018, at the Hospice House of Charles County. Born in Germany on August 7, 1923 in ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



La Plata instructor finalist for Post Teacher of the Year  SoMdNews.com

When La Plata High School English teacher Brooke Shnipes graduated from college, her plan was to attend law school. After realizing her true passion was ...



La Plata boys lacrosse loses to Huntingtown | News  SoMdNews.com

One year after the two teams had battled through a dramatic, five-overtime contest, much of the drama surrounding Friday's Southern Maryland Athletic ...



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 ...



La Plata baseball topples McDonough on Rams' senior day  SoMdNews.com

On a day when the host McDonough High School baseball team honored its 10 seniors, it was La Plata High School freshman pitcher Chet Bowling who ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 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 ...



Leonardtown wrestling slips past La Plata | 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 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 ...



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 ...



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 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.



La Plata High football team wins La Plata's annual bed races  SoMdNews.com

At the annual Celebrate La Plata event at Town Hall, the La Plata High School football team, which was a first time participant to the bed races, won the overall.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



HIV positive Charles County school assistant sexually assaulted 'several male students,' police say  FOX 5 DC

A Charles County middle school instructional assistant and track coach who is HIV positive sexually assaulted 'several male students,' according to authorities.



Finalists for Post Principal and Teacher of the Year  Washington Post

There are many dedicated and outstanding educators in the Washington region. Here are the 2019 finalists for Washington Post Teacher of the Year and ...



Lukas runs for third term on school board  SoMdNews.com

School board member Michael Lukas has filed to run for re-election to the Charles County Board of Education.



Northern wins team title at SMAC golf championships  SoMdNews.com

Northern edges La Plata for the team title at the Southern Maryland Athletic Conference golf championships. North Point sophomore Bailey Davis shot a 72 to ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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