Wednesday, November 2, 2016

MEDIA ADVISORY- Prince George’s County Schools CEO Maxwell and Sheriff High formalize Positive D.A.Y. (Deputies Assisting Youth) Mentoring Program in County Middle Schools

Upper Marlboro, MD…Prince George’s County Sheriff’s Office Sheriff Melvin C. High will join Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Kevin Maxwell to announce a Memorandum of Understanding between them that officially kicks off of the Sheriff’s “Positive D.A.Y. (Deputies Assisting Youth) Mentoring Program in PGCPS middle schools.

Who: CEO Dr. Kevin Maxwell, Prince George’s County Public Schools, and Sheriff Melvin C. High, Prince George’s County Sheriff

What: Memorandum of Agreement (MOU) between PGCPS middle schools and Sheriff’s Positive D.A.Y. (Deputies Assisting Youth) Mentoring Programs

When: November 3, 2016---10:00 a.m.

Where: Walker Mill Middle School 800 Karen Boulevard Capitol Heights, MD 20743

About PGCPS: Prince George's County Public Schools (PGCPS), one of the nation's 25 largest school districts, has 209 schools and centers, more than 128,000 students and nearly 19,000 employees. With an annual budget of $1.8 billion, the district serves a diverse student population from urban, suburban and rural communities. PGCPS is nationally recognized for its innovative programs and initiatives, including the expansion of Advanced Placement courses and partnerships with businesses and institutions of higher learning.

About the Positive D.A.Y. (Deputies Assisting Youth) Mentoring Program: The Sheriff’s Positive D.A.Y. (Deputies Assisting Youth) Mentoring Program is focused on young people in the county’s middle schools. Positive D.A.Y. is an investment in young people in which Deputies serve as mentors to Positive D.A.Y. cadets to engage and enrich students’ learning experience, to teach them about safety.

For more information contact the Communications and Public Affairs Division at 301-780-7354.

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