Media Releases

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Hampstead Elementary Named Maryland Blue Ribbon School

Westminster, MD
12/10/2019 02:17 PM
Hampstead Elementary School has been named a Maryland Blue Ribbon School by the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE). The Blue Ribbon Schools Program is a national and state program that recognizes and honors elementary, middle, and high schools that exhibit high performance and/or significant improvement in student achievement. Reducing the achievement gap for disadvantaged students is also a criterion.... Read more

LET'S GO! AGORA'S BUILDING OUR AMERICAN TEAM FOR LIBERIA 2020!

Taneytown, MD
12/10/2019 12:12 AM
Come with Agora Evangelism Ministries to Liberia in January 2020 for 12 days of Soul-Winning in Monrovia!... Read more

Sober Truth Gala & Straight Face Poker Tournament

Taneytown, MD
12/09/2019 09:04 AM
Sober Truth will hold its first-ever Black Tie and Mocktails Gala featuring a Straight Face Poker Tournament on Saturday, February 29, 2020, at St. John’s Portico, 45 Monroe Street, Westminster, Maryland. We expect this exciting event to sell out quickly.... Read more

The Smokehouse Restaurant named Best Historic Restaurant

Taneytown, MD
12/06/2019 09:43 AM
We are honored to announce that The Smokehouse Restaurant at Antrim 1844 has been named the Best Historic Restaurant by Historic Hotels of America!... Read more

Shepherd's Staff - Stocking Donations

Westminster, MD
12/05/2019 03:17 PM
Thank you for donating stockings
Simply purchase a stocking and fill it with items!
Please mark the stocking with a tag to identify it: boy or girl and the approximate age level.... Read more

Shepherd's Staff - Sacks for Seniors

Westminster, MD
12/05/2019 03:13 PM
Thank you for making a gift donation to give to seniors in Carroll County!
Please drop off donations by December 6, 2019... Read more

Tech Center Students Win “I BUILT THIS” Video Contest

Westminster, MD
12/05/2019 12:11 PM
Students at the Carroll County Career and Technology Center were winners in two categories in the “I BUILT THIS” video contest sponsored by the National Center for Construction Education & Research (NCCER) and Build Your Future (BYF).... Read more

Tech Ctr Cosmetology Students present “Whoville” Holiday Creations

Westminster, MD
12/05/2019 12:07 PM
Students in the Cosmetology Program at the Carroll County Career and Technology Center are participating in the 8th annual “Whoville” Holiday Creation project.... Read more

C.C. Public Schools Releases Local Results of 2019 MD School Report Card

Westminster, MD
12/03/2019 01:11 PM
The 2019 Maryland School Report Card was released today by the Maryland State Department of Education. The Report Card provides an enhanced and comprehensive picture of school and school system performance, with new indicators about achievement among student groups, input from students and educators, and information about whether schools have improved since last year.... Read more

Local Nonprofits are Encouraged to Apply for BGE’s Emergency Response Grants

Westminster, MD
12/03/2019 12:52 PM
BGE is now accepting applications for its Emergency Response and Safety Grants program. This is the eighth year for the program which supports nonprofit emergency response and public safety organizations throughout BGE's service area.... Read more

Holiday Dash & Dine

Sykesville, MD
12/02/2019 04:52 PM
Copper Ridge welcomes you to learn about our affiliation with Acts Retirement Life Communities.... Read more

1st Carroll County High School Career Fair

Westminster, MD
12/02/2019 04:08 PM
Be a part of the 1st Carroll County High School Career Fair
April 16, 2020 2:30-5:30 PM... Read more

Nominations Sought for Outstanding Teacher Awards

Westminster, MD
12/02/2019 11:59 AM
The Carroll County Chamber of Commerce and the Carroll County Public School System are seeking nominations for the annual Outstanding Teacher Awards. The deadline for nominations is January 13, 2020.... Read more

Board of Education Meeting – Wednesday, December 11

Westminster, MD
11/21/2019 09:12 AM
The Board of Education of Carroll County will hold its regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, December 11, 2019, at 5:00 p.m. in the Charles I. Ecker Boardroom at the Board of Education offices, located at 125 North Court Street, Westminster. The public is encouraged to attend. There will be time for citizen participation at this meeting.... Read more

Tech Center Students Receive Future Craftsman and Design Awards

Westminster, MD
11/20/2019 02:44 PM
The Building Congress and Exchange, Baltimore, recognized three Carroll County Career and Technology Center students at its 2019 Craftsmanship Awards.... Read more

Middle School Students to Participate in SCORE Challenge

Westminster, MD
11/20/2019 11:11 AM
The SCORE Challenge, a partnership between the Carroll County Public Library and Carroll County Public Schools, will take place on Friday, November 22, 2019, at 6 p.m. at West Middle School.... Read more

Student Pages Selected for State Legislature

westminster, MD
11/19/2019 02:41 PM
Each year the Maryland State Legislature invites high school students throughout the state to serve as pages on the floor of the House of Delegates and Senate.  Carroll County is eligible to select four representatives and one alternate.... Read more

FSK Meddia Release

Taneytown, MD
11/19/2019 02:00 PM
Key’s Varsity Boys Soccer is now a 1A soccer state finalist for the first time in 33 yeas.

The third class of FSK alums have been inducted into its Wall of Excellence... Read more

CCPS Town Hall Meetings on Budget Priorities

Westminster, MD
11/19/2019 08:51 AM
Board Members and Superintendent to Host CCPS Town Hall Meetings on Budget Priorities... Read more

McDaniel College announces eight new undergraduate majors

Westminster, MD
11/18/2019 11:05 AM
McDaniel is launching new bachelor’s degrees in Fall 2020 in actuarial science, applied mathematics, biochemistry, biomedical science, criminal justice, health sciences, marketing, and
writing and publishing... Read more

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