School board to celebrate 100 years with lecture series
The Charles County Board of Education is celebrating its 100-year anniversary and has planned three presentations, starting with “Education: Then and Now” from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1, at the Port Tobacco Courthouse and One-room Schoolhouse. The presentation begins at 6:15 p.m., followed by breakout sessions including a trip to the Port Tobacco one-room school, discussion about the changes in education, a hands-on lesson and more.
Segregation and desegregation will be the focus of the second 100th anniversar y presentation on Friday, Sept. 16, and Saturday, Sept. 17, at the McConchie one-room school located on the Charles County Fairgrounds. Hear from teachers and students who attended segregated