• News Release: Dr. Henry A. Wise Jr. HS Wins Second Consecutive Class 4A State Football Championship

    December 12, 2016
    For Immediate Release
    CONTACT:
    Office of Communications
    301-952-6001

     UPPER MARLBORO, MD – Dr. Henry A. Wise Jr. High School won its second consecutive class 4A State Football Championship on Friday, December 9 against Quince Orchard at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis.  

     The 42-7 win was captured by several media outlets. For media coverage of Wise High School's back-to-back state title, click on links below:  

      Wise pounds Quince Orchard to cap another perfect season with a second straight titleThe Washington Post

      Laws throws 4 TD passes, Wise defends 4A crown 42-7, WUSA 9 

      Digest: Wise rolls to 42-7 win over Quince Orchard to take 4A football crownBaltimore Sun   

     David Owens, owner of Visionary Media Productions, also documented the championship in "Wise High School: A Coronation." To view footage,  click here.  To view photos from the championship game, click here

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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.