Lowes Supports School System and Special Olympics
Chuck Smith, Assistant Supervisor of Facilities Management for Carroll County Public Schools, presented a Certificate of Appreciation to Curt Byrum, Manager of the Lowes Store in Westminster, on September 24, 2014. The certificate acknowledges Lowes’ support for the Maryland Special Olympics and Carroll County Public Schools’ participation in the program. In addition, CCPS Maintenance Department carpenter Jim Bean constructed a wheelchair accessible Bocce Ball launcher for the program. All materials were donated by Lowes of Westminster.
Gallagher Selected for World War II Program
Brendan Gallagher, a Biomedical Science teacher at the Carroll County Career and Technology Center, has been selected to participate in the American Battle Monuments Commission’s Understanding Sacrifice program. Read more.
Shiloh Middle Honors Fallen Police Officer
On Wednesday, October 1, Shiloh Middle School honored Officer Jason Schneider, the Baltimore County SWAT officer who was tragically killed in the line of duty last year, by installing a memorial. Officer Schneider’s father, Chuck Schneider, works at Shiloh and his son, Brandon, is a current 6th grade student at the school. Staff members donated the money for the memorial, and members of the SWAT team participated in the tree planting.
Pictured: Brandon Schneider and a member of the Baltimore County SWAT team plant a tree in memory of Officer Jason Schneider.
CETV Presents . . . Play 60/Project ACES Kick-Off
Carroll County Public Schools and the Baltimore Ravens kicked off the Play 60 Challenge with Project ACES (Active Children Excel in School) on Monday, September 29, as part of the nationwide NFL Play 60 campaign, a program designed to promote healthy and active lifestyles among today’s youth. Ravens long snapper Morgan Cox and offensive lineman Gino Gradkowski, Ravens cheerleaders, and Ravens mascot Poe participated in a kick-off assembly at Piney Ridge Elementary School.
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CETV Presents ..... Days of Discovery
As we move into the days of fall, CETV shines a spotlight on the “Days of Discovery” which took place this past summer at Century High School. Carroll County Public Schools and Discovery Education offered a unique professional development opportunity designed to teach educators how to maximize innovative learning tools and empower them to integrate technology effectively and confidently into classroom instruction. Teachers and administrators had the opportunity to learn creative ways to deliver world-class content and effective methods of evaluating student progress in the changing landscape for the 21st-century educator. This event was organized and facilitated by the Instructional Technology staff.
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Vision 2018: Activities and Accomplishments 2013-14
At the July 9th Board of Education meeting, the superintendent provided an annual report outlining the major activities accomplished this year toward the Vision 2018 goals. The plan was to prioritize key school system initiatives for the next five years and to develop the organizational framework in which those initiatives will be achieved and measured. The organizational plan is titled Vision 2018: Five-Year Strategic Initiatives.
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Click here to view a video presentation by the Superintendent.
Applicants Sought for School System Audit Committee
The Board of Education of Carroll County is seeking applications from interested county citizens to fill two vacancies on the school system’s Audit Committee. The new term will begin January 1, 2015, and expire on December 31, 2017. Read more.