Paint Branch High School is the first high school in the state to be recognized as a Safe Schools Maryland Gold School. Paint Branch was the first high school in the state to be recognized. The school completed the requirements to be named a Maryland Gold School in the spring of 2021.
On Feb. 16, state officials honored the school for its Gold School status and presented the school community a celebratory banner. Watch the video.
The Burtonsville high school earned the distinction after the Maryland Center for School Safety (MCSS) delivered 30-minute presentations to students, staff and parents. Paint Branch is one of five schools in the state to be named a Maryland Gold School. MCSS operates Safe Schools Maryland, which is an anonymous and free reporting system available to students, teachers, school staff, parents and the general public to report any school or student safety concerns, including mental health concerns. It operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week and 365 days a year.
Galway Principal Honored by Counselors’ Association
Dorothea Fuller, principal at Galway Elementary School, is among those who will be honored by the Maryland School Counselor Association on Friday, April 8, at its annual recognition gala. Dr. Fuller will be recognized as Administrator of the Year.
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