New CLI Procedures

Important changes have just been announced regarding how schools will handle COVID-19-like illness (CLI). Please click on the graphic to learn more. It is still vital that your child stays home when they are sick and answer the building entry screening honestly.

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Maryland's Out of State Travel Advisory

Families, as we head into the holiday season, this is a friendly reminder that Maryland’s Out of State Travel Advisory that was issued in July remains in effect. Any student(s) traveling for personal reasons to a state (other than their state of residence, Virginia, and the District of Columbia) with a COVID-19 positivity rate above 10% must be tested for COVID-19 within 72 hours of their return. Click the image for more information.

Distance Learning Help Desk

Please use this form to request assistance with accessing or using any of our digital resources. Once submitted, a member of our help team should be in contact with you within 1 business day. All data you supply will be kept confidential as according to Worcester County Board of Education Policy.

School Based COVID-19 Testing


Beginning on March 8, our school will be able to offer any student or staff member that becomes ill during the school day with COVID-19-like illness or who are identified as close contacts the opportunity to get tested right here in our nurse’s suite. The testing program is entirely FREE, and no insurance is required. All you need to do to have your child participate in this program is simply complete the opt-in form. Click the image for more info.


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Distance Learning
Introduction Video


Learn how to get started with our online Schoology platform for distance learning. This video will walk you through the login process and where to find our teacher created resources.


COVID-19 Protocols


 As part of our ongoing efforts to keep you informed, please take a closer look at our protocols regarding COVID-19. Worcester County Public Schools is committed to keeping our students and staff healthy and safe in our schools. We appreciate your partnership in reinforcing these key safety practices.

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Worcester County Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Supervisor of Human Resources - Worcester County Board of Education, 6270 Worcester Highway, Newark, MD 21841  410-632-5000


Buckingham Elementary School 

100 Buckingham Road  Berlin, MD 21811 | Phone 410-632-5300 | Fax 410-632-5309

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