Click to watch channel 96 live stream Click to watch the most recent and past graduation ceremonies online. Click to view the official SMCPS Facebook page Click to view the official SMCPS Twitter feed Click to view the offical SMCPS YouTube channel Click to view the official SMCPS LinkedIn page Click to access the Home Access Center login page Click for freqently asked questions and general website information

Click to watch channel 96 live stream Click to watch the most recent and past graduation ceremonies online. Click to view the official SMCPS Facebook page Click to view the official SMCPS Twitter feed Click to view the offical SMCPS YouTube channel Click to view the official SMCPS LinkedIn page Click to access the Home Access Center login page Click for freqently asked questions and general website information

Dr. James A. Forrest Career and Technology Center Applications open!

Button "Apply Now" takes you to the application for JFCTC 2018-2019Now Accepting Applications for the 2019-2020 School year!

Applications are now open! Click here to apply!


Application Check List:

  • Discuss your career plans with your parents and school counselor.
  • Complete your Application Visit to the JFCTC
  • Be sure to check Forrest Center program prerequisites for your choices.

To find out more, please check out the website. 


All other academy applications

The 2019-2020 Academy Application will open ONLINE beginning Wednesday, March 6, 2019. The application will be available through several links off of the St. Mary's County Public Schools website. 

Contact Denise Mandis at ddmandis@smcps.org if you have questions about the 2019-2020 application process. 


Fire & EMS Cadet Program

The program is available to high school juniors and seniors who are at least 16 years old by September 1st.

Students must have at least a 2.0 GPA to enroll in the program and must maintain at least a 2.0 GPA during the program.

Students are required to obtain and maintain membership at a volunteer fire department or rescue squad while enrolled in the program.

The program is held at Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department. Transportation to and from the fire department is provided FREE of charge! Find out more about the Fire & EMS Cadet Program.


Academy Information

The Academy of Visual and Performing Arts (AVPA) supports our population of talented youth who excel in the Arts. Students participating in the AVPA will have a choice of one of three areas of focus: music, theatre, or visual arts.  The AVPA is housed at Chopticon High School. @ChopticonAVPA

AVPA

 

The Academy of Global and International Studies (GIS) provides a rigorous, engaging education where students study specific curriculum related to world cultures, current affairs, history, literature and languages. GIS is housed at Leonardtown High School.   @LHSGIS

GIS

 

The Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) program is a rigorous and unique program of study developed by St. Mary's County Public Schools emphasizing the core areas of mathematics and science with an infusion of technology and engineering.  STEM is housed at Lexington Park Elementary, Spring Ridge Middle and Great Mills High School. @SMCPSSTEM

STEM

 

 

The Academy of Finance (AOF) helps students develop professional skills, receive specialized instruction in business finance and management, and gain an awareness of the marketable skills needed to be successful in the workplace. The AOF is housed at Chopticon High School.  @SMCPSAOF

AOF

 

 

academy handbook

2018-2019 Academy Handbook