• Media Advisory: PGCPS Students to Participate in Destination Imagination Tournament

    March 3, 2017
    For Immediate Release
    CONTACT:
    Office of Communications
    301-952-6001

    Fifty-nine teams from 27 public schools in Prince George's County will showcase their creative and innovative minds at the Destination Imagination central regional tournament.The teams will present their solutions for a standards-based challenge in STEM, improv, visual arts, service learning, or early learning. The students worked on the challenge and their solutions all year. Each challenge was open-ended and allowed the students to learn and experience the creative process from imagination to innovation while fostering their creativity.The top two teams from the regional tournament will have the opportunity to advance to the state competition.


    WHO: Prince George’s County public schools students

    WHAT: Destination Imagination Tournament

    WHEN: Saturday, March 4 • 9 a.m.

    WHERE: Dr. Henry A. Wise, Jr. High School, 12650 Brooke Lane, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
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    Prince George's County Public Schools (PGCPS), one of the nation's 25 largest school districts, has 208 schools and centers, more than 130,000 students and nearly 19,000 employees. Under the leadership of Chief Executive Officer Dr. Kevin M. Maxwell, the school system serves a diverse student population from urban, suburban and rural communities located in the Washington, DC suburbs. PGCPS is nationally recognized for innovative programs and initiatives that provide students with unique learning opportunities, including arts integration, environmental and financial literacy, and language immersion.