BACK TO SCHOOL ACTIVITIES
Click here to view a list of orientations, open houses, back to school nights, and other activities for the beginning of the new school year.
Carroll County Career and Technology Center Students Participate in National SkillsUSA Championships
Twenty-one students from the Carroll County Career and Technology Center participated in the 51st annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference, a showcase of career and technical education students. More than 6,000 outstanding career and technical education students, all state contest winners, competed in hands-on events in 100 different trade, technical, and leadership fields. The SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference was held in Louisville, Kentucky from June 22 – 26, 2015. Read more.
Pictured: TeamWorks7 team members Benjamin Demetrakis, Madison Craumer, Ryan Compton, and Austin Craig pose with their completed structure.
Lilly Recognized for Leadership in Multicultural Education
Sharon Lilly, who was assistant principal of North Carroll Middle School for the 2014-2015 school year, was honored as the ETM Administrator of the Year at the Twelfth Annual ETM/ESOL Summer Institute. She was recognized for her many accomplishments in furthering the vision and goals of Education That Is Multicultural. Read more.
Evans Recognized for Leadership in Multicultural Education
Charles Evans, a Technology Educationt eacher at East Middle School, was honored as the ETM Teacher of the Year at the Twelfth Annual ETM/ESOL Summer Institute. He was selected for his achievements in promoting the philosophy of Education That Is Multicultural. Read more.
Robert Moton Parent Volunteer Chosen as Semifinalist for Parent Involvement Award
Sara Zaranski, a parent volunteer at Robert Moton Elementary School, was one of twenty-four parents honored at the Eighth Annual Parent Involvement Matters Awards Celebration, which was held on Friday, June 5, 2015, at Martin’s West. These awards recognize parents who have demonstrated significant, positive contributions in their education communities in the areas of communication, volunteering, learning, decision making and community collaboration.
Pictured (left to right): Patricia Levroney, Supervisor of Equity and Community Outreach; Vanessa Childs, Teacher, Robert Moton Elementary School; Sara Zaranski, Parent Volunteer and PIMA Semifinalist; Janet Shearer, Teacher, Robert Moton Elementary School; and Darryl Robbins, Principal, Robert Moton Elementary School.
Vision 2018: Activities and Accomplishments 2014-15
At the July 8th 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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Mt. Airy Middle School Receives Green Building Certification
Mt. Airy Middle School has achieved silver certification under the Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) Schools Rating System. Read more.
All Carroll County sixth graders have the opportunity to a week-long residential environmental education program at the Carroll County Outdoor School. Students participate in environmental action projects and learn about the environmental history of our region, the Chesapeake Bay watershed, the local impact on the bay’s health, and stream ecology. They also study wildlife habitats, native plants and animals, and wetlands.
Click here to view a promotional video for Outdoor School.
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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