Ravens Visit Runnymede Elementary School
Sam Koch and Morgan Cox from the Baltimore Ravens visited Runnymede Elementary School for a Project ACES/Play 60 assembly on Monday, October 5, 2015. A Ravens cheerleader and team mascot Poe were also on hand. Students had the opportunity to participate in activities with the players and ask questions.
Student Artwork Featured in Economic Calendar
Artwork by Jessica Mosholder, a ninth grade student at Century High School, is featured in the 2015-2016 Economic and Personal Finance Concepts Calendar published by the Maryland Council on Economic Education (MCEE). Her drawing, which she created as an eighth grader at Sykesville Middle School, is highlighted for the month of November. It illustrates the concept of sources of income by showing ways that students can earn money. Read more.
Carroll Students Named National Merit Scholar Semifinalists
Two high school seniors from Carroll County Public Schools – Amy Donna Bittler from South Carroll High School and Benjamin Stringer from Westminster High School – have been named Semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program. This program honors individual students who show exceptional academic ability and potential for success in rigorous college studies. Read more.
Board Recognizes Parent Leadership Program Graduates
At its September 9th meeting, the Board of Education of Carroll County recognized the first eleven graduates of the International Parent Leadership Program. This program was created to develop leaders among international parents and community members in Carroll County. They are a dynamic group of international parents actively supporting and advocating for the academic achievement of all students in Carroll County. The graduates completed seven training sessions and became familiar with CCPS culture, curriculum, instruction, policies, budget information, and the responsibilities of Board members. These parent leaders will now go on to participate serving in committees and school councils.
Pictured: Parent Leadership Program graduates with members of the Board of Education.
Board Seeks Input on Capital Improvement Budget Funding Request
A public hearing on the FY 2017 Capital Budget and the FY18 - FY22 Capital Improvement Program (CIP) budget request on Tuesday, September 22, 2015, at 7:00 p.m. The meeting will be held in the Charles I. Ecker Boardroom at the Board of Education offices, located at 125 North Court Street in Westminster. The public is encouraged to attend. This item will be brought back to the Board of Education for approval at its monthly meeting on Wednesday, October 14, 2015, at 4:00 p.m.
Click here to view the proposed budget request.
Click here to view the presentation from the Board work session.
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