Manchester Valley Class of 2019 Collects Items for Food Pantry
The Manchester Valley High School Class of 2019 recently completed its fall service project. They collected over 700 items for the food pantry. Advisories competed to see which class could donate the most items, and Mr. Hampt’s class won the competition. The students also collected more than 150 personal hygine items to be distributed along with the food for Thanksgiving dinners.
Pictured: Members of the 2019 Food Pantry Committee (left to right) Ms. Cain (Food Pantry Co-Coordinator), Brittany Rill, Wyatt Calp, Tawa Abiwa, Andrea Lipscomb, Mikyla Martinez, Paige Spertzel, Colleen Sheckels, Ms. Bien (Food Pantry Co-Coordinator), Sabrina Cook, and Sam Doyle. Not pictured: Lindsey Daniels.
Tech Center Teacher Participates in Understanding Sacrifice Program
Brendan Gallagher, a Biomedical Sciences teacher at the Carroll County Career and Technology Center, was one of eighteen teachers nationwide selected to participate in the National History Day and American Battle Monuments Commission’s Understanding Sacrifice program. Read more.
Information Regarding the Release of 2015 PARCC Scores
The PARCC scores will soon be released. High school students who took the PARCC assessments last school year will be receiving individual student score reports in mid-November. Elementary and middle school students who took the PARCC assessment last year will be receiving their individual student score reports in mid-to-late December. In anticipation of the release of the PARCC scores, a resource page has been developed to provide information for parents and staff.
Click here to view the PARCC Resources page.
CETV Spotlight . . . Flying Classroom at Cranberry Station Elementary School
Barrington Irving, who at age 23 became the youngest person and only African American ever to fly solo around the world, recently gave a presentation to students at Cranberry Station Elementary School. Irving is associated with The Flying Classroom, a cutting-edge, global, STEM+ learning adventure. In addition, his nonprofit, Experience Aviation, aims to boost the numbers of youth in aviation and other science and math related careers. This program was funded through Title I Federal funds.
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Nominations Sought for Outstanding Teacher Awards
The Carroll County Chamber of Commerce and the Carroll County Public School System are seeking nominations for the twenty-fifth annual Outstanding Teacher Awards. The deadline for nominations is December 31, 2015.
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Golden Named Middle School Physical Education Teacher of the Year
Mike Golden, a physical education teacher at Oklahoma Road Middle School, has been recognized as the 2015 Middle School Physical Education Teacher of the Year by the Maryland Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance. Read more.
Winters Mill Student Performs with Peabody Youth Orchestra
Vinnie Caprarola, a junior at Winters Mill High School, was selected as third chair violist for the Peabody Youth Orchestra, the featured orchestra for the Harmony for Peace Concert. The performance took place at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts in Philadelphia on October 24th.
Sandymount Students Enjoy Steel Drum Program
On Friday, November 6, students and staff from Sandymount Elementary School were treated to an event organized by the PTA featuring the RockCreek Steel Drum Band from Annapolis, Maryland. Students celebrated the program by dressing in “island” gear. After the program, fifth grade students were invited outside to participate in a spontaneous Steel Drum band circle where all students got to play the drums.
Pictured left to right: Colin Stohrer, Dakota Garman, Tiffany Mount, Hailey Chin, Travis Bussard and Ronan Kehs
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.