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What’s New on CETV – Channel 21

Release Date: 3/1/2011 3:16:54 PM

All CETV Channel 21 programming, including Board of Education meetings, is now being streamed live on the Carroll County Public Schools website at Click on CETV Channel 21 on the right side of the home page and then CCPS CETV Webstreaming, or go directly to:
Education Matters – Superintendent of Schools Stephen Guthrie discusses the revisions the Board made to the school calendar regarding inclement weather days and details why they made the decision that they did. He also gives information about the coming developments to the school system’s website and how the public will benefit from those changes.
Students Are Talking – AP Courses – In this program three students join host Steve Johnson, Assistant Superintendent of Instruction, to discuss the advantages, challenges and expectations of taking AP courses. Liberty High School students Shane Moran and Katie Owings and Manchester Valley High School student Jenna Krebs share insights into their experiences with taking AP classes and the AP tests.
Focus on Education: Student Edition – Francis Scott Key and South Carroll High Schools – In two programs hosted by Winters Mill High School student Jillian Traynor, viewers get a chance to meet two of Carroll County’s student athletes. In the first program, South Carroll senior Ben McCarty talks about how all the intense preparations for playing football and lacrosse have helped him in other areas of life. In the second program of this series, Francis Scott Key senior Megan Mayhew explains how joining the field hockey teams has helped her find friends, fun and motivation.
CETV Newsmakers: On the Positive Side – In this episode, students at North Carroll High School participate in a brand new theater class, Technical Theater, which culminates in a student performance of “The Giver." Meet the Physical Education Teacher of the Year, Jamie Hitchner from Taneytown Elementary School, and join the students at Piney Ridge Elementary School as they compete in the “Battle of the Books.” Finally, Sandymount Elementary School’s 4th grade ILA students present a Living History museum of American Heroes in the RSVP segment.
Focus on Education with…
ESOL – Pam Mesta, ESOL Supervisor, and Patty Burns, Lead Interpreter and Translator for Carroll County Public Schools, explain what the ESOL program is and why it is so important for students learning English as their second language.   
2011 STEM Fair – Dan Rosewag, a teacher at Century High School, gives details about guest speakers, activities and background of the first ever STEM Fair coming up in March at Century High School.
2011 Random House Book Fair – Steve Wantz, Executive Director of the Carroll Community College Foundation, promotes the upcoming Random House Book Fair that is put on in conjunction with Carroll Community College. He lists some of the many activities that are available to families at the Book Fair, which is held on the first weekend in March.
Dress Code – Judy Jones, assistant principal at Westminster High School, explains the Carroll County Public Schools dress code and tells students and parents what they need to keep in mind when dressing for school. 
For dates and times for any of our programs, check our online schedule at:

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