Released on December 3, 2012 - 2:28pm
Dec 03

Mayor Craig A. Moe has been made aware of a local charter school in the Laurel Area that could use your help. The Chesapeake Math & IT (CMIT) Academy, a Prince George’s County public charter school in the Laurel area, has recently been nominated for a $50,000 Clorox Grant. In order to win this grant, CMIT needs the community to vote daily until December 19, 2012.

CMIT aims to serve grades 6 through 12 with an academic program focusing on mathematics and information technologies. The school is less than 2 years old, and currently includes grades 6 through 8. CMIT is preparing to add ninth grade to its curriculum next fall. CMIT’s wish is to have a facility where they can promote health, wellness and team camaraderie. Unfortunately, due to lack of funding and space, they are relegated to conducting their PE classes in the parking lot. Despite these inadequate facilities, they provide this service so that children can develop mentally, physically and socially. Because of these limitations, CMIT is asking for your help. The school with the most votes will win the $50,000 grant and CMIT would use this money to build a gymnasium.

Mayor Moe hopes that the Laurel area can get behind this worthwhile endeavor and help CMIT get the votes they need. To help get their vote count up by December 19, please click on the link, https://powerabright and vote. This link provides more information on this fledgling school that needs our help. You can also send a text to 95248 with the message 2404pbf to vote. Message and data rates may apply if you do not have a text or data plan with your cell phone.

Thank you for your assistance and help CMIT win the Clorox $50,000 grant for a new gymnasium.


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