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.
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.
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.
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CCPS Honors Business Partners
The Office of Business and Community Partnerships held its first annual Business Partnership Reception at the Best Western Conference Center in Westminster, Maryland on May 12th. The reception spotlighted school-based partnerships, as well as systemic partnerships. Without the support of these partners, many of our programs and initiatives would be greatly diminished.
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Spring Garden Students Dedicate Mural
Students at Spring Garden Elementary recently celebrated the dedication of a mural created with fourth graders and artist-in-residence Danyett Tucker. The mural project was sponsored by the school through Young Audiences. Tucker is an author, illustrator, and community artist who specializes in connecting art to the curriculum. At Spring Garden, she worked with fourth grade students to plan the theme of the mural. Students elected to illustrate the school character traits of Respect, Responsibility, Honesty and Effort. They worked in groups to brainstorm ideas about how to depict the character traits put into action in the home, school, and community. The mural resulted in eight panels that will be displayed in the school and serve as prompts for students to actively show the character traits though their choices and behaviors.
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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