We will be celebrating American Education Week November 13th-17th and we need your help to achieve the goal of having 100% of our students being represented at a school event. What a great opportunity for you or a family member to visit your child's classroom, observe his/her accomplishments &support his/her hard work. Classroom visitations are open all week, starting at 8:40 am. Each time a student has a visitor represent them during American Education Week they will have a chance to win a new bike. Please be sure to have your identification when coming to visit the school. Click here to review visitor guidelines.
The Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) held its 27th Annual Teacher of the Year Gala at Martin’s West in Baltimore on Friday October 27. The gala was held to honor the contributions of all 24 local Teachers of the Year. Among the 24 teachers was Somerset County’s Sarah Perdue who teaches art at Princess Anne Elementary School. Perdue earned a bachelor of fine arts degree in painting and graphic design in 2004 at Salisbury University in Salisbury. She also holds a bachelor's degree in psychology. In 2007, she earned a Master of Arts degree in art education at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore in Princess Anne. She was accompanied to the event by family, friends, UMES officials, and Somerset County Public Schools educators, administrators and officials.
Joshua Carroll, a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) teacher at Anne Arundel County’s South River High School, was named the 2017-2018 Maryland Teacher of the Year.
Barn Hill Preserve's mobile program consists of a 45-minute oral presentation on LIVE animal ambassadors. The program offers students the unique experience to get up close and personal with animals they may have never seen before! Including a baby kangaroo, a hedgehog, & snakes. Students participated by asking questions & getting involved in demonstrations. Click here to view pictures!
As a part of PAES's fundraising efforts to benefit our United Way campaign, students paid $1 to squirt Mrs. Monar & Mr. Klein with water.
Click here to view pictures of our annual Back to School Carnival!