Message from the Principal
Dear Students, Parents, Guardians, Faculty, and Staff:Welcome. I am very proud to be the principal of South Penn Elementary School because our students are eager to learn, our teachers are effective and care about kids, our staff is child-centered, and our parents are supportive. If you have any questions, concerns, or suggestions, please contact me by visiting my office or sending an e-mail.Mr. Sisler
Maryland Business Roundtable for Education’s Next Generation Scholars Program to See First Group of Allegany County Seniors Graduate in Spring 2021
The 2020–2021 academic year will see more than 595 students from the Maryland Business Roundtable for Education’s (MBRT) Next Generation Scholars program prepare to graduate from high schools in Allegany, Caroline, Dorchester, Kent and Wicomico counties, including 42 from Fort Hill High School.
MARYLAND STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION SCHEDULES VIRTUAL COMMUNITY FORUMS FOR STATE SUPERINTENDENT SEARCH
The Maryland State Board of Education (State Board) has scheduled virtual community forums to gather public input regarding the search for the next State Superintendent.
On Wednesday, November 4, 2020, the Allegany County Chamber of Commerce Leadership Allegany! Class of 2020 participated in the program’s annual Education Day co-hosted by the Allegany County Public Schools, Allegany College of Maryland, and Frostburg State University.
As a result of increased health metrics related to COVID-19 in Allegany County, ACPS is cancelling all in-person extra-curricular activities and athletics events and practices effective today, Thursday, November 5, 2020, beginning with afternoon activities.
As a result of the shortened school day for elementary schools during the hybrid learning model, Allegany County Public Schools, in cooperation with the City of Cumberland, have made temporary changes to the traffic patterns in front of two schools to better coincide with dismissal times.
On Wednesday, October 14, 2020, more than 100 school board members and education leaders from across the state gathered virtually for the Maryland Association of Boards of Education Annual Business Meeting and Conference.
Vision and Mission
Motivate and Challenge all students and staff to reach their highest potential within an engaging and supportive learning environment that encourages high expectations and provides powerful, authentic learning experiences that will create successful life-long learners.
The mission of South Penn Elementary School is to strive to inspire a passion for learning. Our school community will work collaboratively to ensure that the needed skills and knowledge are provided so that ALL students can achieve personal success in their learning, become responsible productive citizens and reach their individual life goals.
South Penn Elementary ~ A Great Place to Learn