Economic Value Study
The results of the BEACON Economic Value Study of Carroll County Public Schools were presented to the Board of Education of Carroll County at its meeting on April 15, 2015. Read more.
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Cranberry Station Student Receives Award for Volunteer Service
Ryan Kirkpatrick, a fifth grade student at Cranberry Station Elementary School, has been honored for his exemplary volunteer services with a Certificate of Excellence from The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards and with the President’s Volunteer Service Award granted by the program on behalf of President Barack Obama. Read more.
Chamber of Commerce Recognizes Outstanding Teachers
The Carroll County Chamber of Commerce recognized 394 teachers at the 26th annual Outstanding Teacher Awards program held Wednesday evening, March 25, 2015, at Westminster High School. Eight teachers received Outstanding Teacher Awards and are finalists for Carroll County Teacher of the Year. Read more.
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Pictured (left to right): Gayle Sands, Crossroads Middle School; Rachel McCusker, Piney Ridge Elementary School; Melanie Roelke, West Middle School; Christine Baummer, North Carroll Middle School; Roberta Gore, North Carroll High School; Jan Nies, Parr's Ridge Elementary School; Rachel Morgan, and Kenneth Mihalyov, West Middle School.
Wastler Recognized for Leadership in Technology in Education
Jared Wastler, assistant principal at Liberty High School, has been selected to receive the 2015 International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Administrator Professional Learning Network Annual Award for Exemplary Leadership. Read more.
Gifted and Talented Students Participate in Mock Trial at Courthouse
Fifth grade gifted and talented students from Linton Springs and Mt Airy Elementary Schools took a trip to the Westminster Circuit Courthouse as part of an enrichment unit of study on jury trials. The students visited the courtroom of Judge Fred Hecker, where he and 10 other courthouse employees, including prosecuting and defense attorneys, a clerk, a bailiff and a police detective, staged a mock trial. Students were screened as potential jurors and participated in the trial assisting the attorneys, the bailiff, and police officers or served on the jury. The defendant, Ms. Elvira Gulch-West was found not guilty of stealing 20 ACE 2000 broomsticks from Merlin Marvel’s Marvelous Magic Market.
Back row left to right: Alex Magee, Virginia Weiss, Alyson Schulze, Jacob Taylor, Joey Zolkiewicz, Noah Swank, Eric Hudson, Michael Britton, Brooke Tolle
Front row left to right: Jordan Qureshi, Camden Larson, Ben McNally, Sophia Witt, Lucy Cherry-Curtis, Bennett Sellers, Brison Tichnell, Katy Crispens, Skylar Moore, Ella Agius
Winters Mill Student Wins Student Safety Awareness Video Contest
Karley Copperthite, a senior at Winters Mill High School, has won first place in the 2015 American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Student Safety Awareness Safety Video Contest. Read more.
Student Creates “License Plates” for V-LINC Bike Day
Aili Wade, a senior at Francis Scott Key High School and a Research and Development student for Project Lead the Way at the Carroll County Career and Technology Center, created a series of “license plates” for V-LINC Bike Day. Read more.
Pictured (left to right): A student is fitted for a bike displaying the license plate designed by Aili Wade.
CCC Students Hold Health Fair at Taneytown Elementary School
Nursing students from Carroll Community College administered a Health Fair with the students of Taneytown Elementary School on Friday, April 17, 2015. Topics discussed included: fire safety, peer pressure, nutrition, dental health, personal safety and bullying.
Preliminary FY16 Operating Budget
The Board of Education of Carroll County approved its Prelminary FY16 Operating Budget at the February 11th Board of Education meeting.
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