The outdoor basketball court is situated behind the new gym in Largo.
Celebrating A New School
Prince Georgeís County Public
Schools CEO Dr. Andre Hornsby
State Sen. Nathaniel Exum
Lt. Gov. Michael Steele
What a Difference a Year Makes!
he many changes over school year 2003-2004 were phenomenal! Hurricane Isabel forced
us to close our school in Alexandria last fall. With the help of local school officials and trans-
portation personnel, we were able to successfully transfer all those students and staff to our Prince
Georgeís facility in record time. With the many delays in construction, we finally opened our new
school in Largo, Maryland on April 20, 2004. We consolidated three schools into one state-of-
the-art facility serving students grades one through twelve. It was not an easy year but it was a
challenging and successful one. Our students progressed educationally and socially. Our staff
provided individualized special education as well as therapeutic behavior management and clini-
cal interventions. We served over 400 students this school year.
Our Foundation Links Program continues to be supported by your generosity. This program
enables us not to give up when the many issues arise that interfere with our studentsí learning. We
served 81 families and students in crisis or in emergency situations. Be sure to read the benefits
this program had on two families highlighted in this yearís report on pages 6-7.
Despite the economy and the fiscal challenges in the public schools, we have maintained quality
programs for students from the District of Columbia, Prince Georgeís County, Montgomery County
as well as other school systems in Maryland.
Our goal is to meet the needs of every single one of our students. Every student receives individu-
alized academic and therapeutic supports so they can meet the challenges in the classroom, in
the family and in the community. We will use every resource we can to make sure that every stu-
dent who walks through our doors ex