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Student of the Month - Yaa Awusi-Sarkodie

11.17 SOTMBELTSVILLE – Yaa Awusi-Sarkodie is a teenage girl that has lived through a number of hardships in her life, but has used her struggles as fuel to keep moving forward.

Awusi-Sarkodie, a senior at High Point High School, lost her mother when she was just 8 years old. In May 2013, at 12, she immigrated to the United States from Ghana with her brothers to reunite with her father, who moved to America when she was just a 1-year-old.

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Sprint, PGCPS partner to bring 3,000 students Internet-capable devices

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SprintDonation 02OXON HILL – For Potomac High School seniors Mecco Johnson and Keon Gilchrist, the past three years of high school were a bit of a struggle.

Neither had guaranteed access to the Internet and completing online homework, on time, forced them to find creative ways to get on the Internet. For Johnson, completing online homework required finding time during the school day, in breaks and during lunch, to take advantage of the school’s Internet.

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Council seeks options for school CIP funding

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WilliamWirtMSUPPER MARLBORO – Members of the Prince George’s County Council believe the county government does not have the funds to close the gap between state funding and what Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) needs when it come to capital improvements, and they’re looking for solutions to keep modernizing schools.

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