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WHS Graduate a Runner-Up in FFA NE Region Star in Agricultural Placement

Westminster, MD
09/20/2019 08:48 AM
On Saturday, September 14, 2019, Lesa Ramsburg, Westminster High graduate (2019), was recognized as the Maryland FFA Star in Agricultural Placement and a runner-up in the Northeast Region of the United States.... Read more

Westminster High School FFA Veterinary Science Team Earns 1st Place

Westminster, MD
09/20/2019 08:42 AM
The Westminster FFA Veterinary Science Career Development Events team earned first place honors at the Northeast Regional FFA Contest, held in conjunction with the Big E on Saturday, September 14, 2019 in West Springfield, Massachusetts.... Read more

Carroll County Youth Service Bureau is pleased to offer three workshops for parents this fall!

Westminster
09/19/2019 08:58 AM
Parents may sign up for one, two or all three workshops.  Please see the attached workshop flyers for more information, including how to register.... Read more

Applicants Sought for School System Audit Committee

Westminster, MD
09/18/2019 03:10 PM
The Board of Education of Carroll County is seeking applications from interested county citizens to fill two vacancies on the school system’s Audit Committee. The vacancy is for a term which will expire in December, 2022.... Read more

Board Members and Superintendent to Host CCPS Town Hall Meetings on Budget Priorities

Westminster, MD
09/18/2019 10:27 AM
Members of the community are invited to join the Superintendent of Schools and members of the Board of Education of Carroll County for a series of town hall-style meetings focused on budget priorities for the school system. These meetings will provide an opportunity for discussion and to gather feedback and input.... Read more

AGORA’S 13TH ANNIVERSARY BANQUET IS NOV. 8TH!

Westminster, MD
09/13/2019 04:39 PM
You're invited to our Annual Agora Banquet and Report to the People!... Read more

CCPS Students to Participate in Fantastic Friday at FallFest

Westminster, MD
09/13/2019 01:32 PM
Students from 25 Carroll County schools will be participating in Fantastic Friday, presented by Westminster FallFest, on Friday, September 27, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Westminster City Park.... Read more

AGORA'S PASTOR ELTON GIVES HIS AUG. 30TH REPORT

Taneytown, MD
09/12/2019 02:52 PM
Malawi's Pastor Elton Gives His August 30th, 2019 Report To Agora's Central Ofice, Taneytown, MD... Read more

Board of Education Seeks Community Feedback on Proposed School Calendar

Westminster, MD
09/12/2019 02:25 PM
In the spring of 2019, the Superintendent formed a School Calendar Committee made up of parents, employees, community members, Community Advisory Council members, and employee bargaining group representatives. The committee met over the summer and considered options for the 2020-2021 school calendar for students. The committee presented three (3) options to the Superintendent.... Read more

MEET US AT THE FAIR! THE ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY FAIR SEPTEMBER 11-15!

Crownsville, MD
09/11/2019 03:36 PM
We're back at this wonderful Anne Arundel County Fair this year as it celebrates its 66th Anniversary!... Read more

Revised - Bd. of Ed. Meeting - Wed., Sept. 11, 2019

Westminster, MD
09/09/2019 12:24 PM
The Board of Education of Carroll County will announce in public session that they will meet in closed session at 3:45 p.m. on Wednesday, September 11, 2019, as permitted by the Maryland Open Meetings Act, Section 3-305 (b) of the General Provisions Article of the Annotated Code of Maryland and Section 3-103 of the General Provision Articles of the Annotated Code of Maryland, to discuss the appointment, employment, assignment, promotion, discipline, demotion, compensation, removal, resignation, or performance evaluation of appointees, employees; consult with legal counsel; and discuss matters related to negotiations.... Read more

Board Work Session – East Middle School Discussion

Westminster, MD
09/09/2019 12:22 PM
The Board of Education of Carroll County will hold a work session for follow-up on the East Middle School discussion on Wednesday, September 18, 2019, at 2:30 p.m. The work session will be held 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 no time for citizen participation.
The work session will be broadcast on CETV Channel 21 and streamed live on the Carroll County Public Schools website at www.carrollk12.org . Click on CETV under News and Media at the bottom of the home page or go directly to:
.... Read more

JOIN AGORA EVANGELISM FOR FUN AT THE REISTERSTOWN FESTIVAL THIS WEEKEND!

Reisterstown, MD
09/06/2019 04:22 PM
Come to the Festival “Where Summer Lasts A Week Longer”!... Read more

Consolidated Ins.+ Risk Mgnt. Included in IIABA’S Best Practices Study

Owings Mills, MD
09/06/2019 11:22 AM
– Consolidated Insurance + Risk Management has been selected for the 4th consecutive year to be part of an elite group of independent insurance agencies around the United States participating in the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA or the Big “I”) “Best Practices” Study Group.... Read more

Brandi Jason Selected as Finalist for Maryland Teacher of the Year

Westminster, MD
09/05/2019 12:37 PM
Brandi Jason, an Instrumental Music Teacher at Liberty High School, has been selected as one of seven finalists for Maryland Teacher of the Year.... Read more

CJ Luckey to Present C.A.P.S. Program at Schools

Westminster, MD
09/03/2019 04:31 PM
Artist, speaker, and youth leader CJ Luckey will be presenting his “Celebrating All Persevering Students” (C.A.P.S.) program at several Carroll County schools during the month of September. The schedule of presentations is listed below.... Read more

Mt. Airy Middle Craft Fair

Mt. Airy, MD
08/29/2019 01:07 PM
November 16, 2019
  Craft Fair/Vendor Event
Located at the
Mt. Airy Middle School ~ 102 Watersville Rd, Mt. Airy MD  21771

9 AM to 2 PM  

10x10 Spaces available in the Cafeteria and Hallways ~ Media Center in same location
$25 rents space ONLY.  You provide table and chair
$35 rents space and 1 table and 1 chair
$5 extra for Electric (limited space)
$25 - SMALL business option - round table provided in Media Center
All spaces are non-refundable. You are responsible for any taxes or permits needed.
   Spaces are assigned upon receipt of this form with payment.                        
$25________ (no table provided)  
$35________ (table and chair provided)
$5_________ ELECTRIC availability
SMALL business option:  Round table in our Media Center $25________LIMITED Space

Are you interested in donating a $10 item for a Door prize? _________________
Proceeds are to benefit the South Carroll Drama Programs

DIRECT SALES:  Only one business per DS will be allowed.  First Come; First Serve.  Please call/text or email before submitting your contract to make sure you will be the only DS at the event.

Heather Kuykendall - bhkuyken@comcast.net
Julie Lillycrop - pchefjulie@comcast.net or 410 596 0097... Read more

Board of Education and County Commissioners to Hold Joint Meeting

Westminster, MD
08/28/2019 02:08 PM
The Board of Education of Carroll County and the Board of County Commissioners will hold a joint meeting on Thursday, September 5, 2019, at 10:15 a.m. The meeting will be held in the Reagan Room of the County Office Building, located at 225 North Center Street, Westminster.
The meeting will be streamed live on the County Government website at http://carrollcountymd.iqm2.com/Citizens/Detail_Meeting.aspx?ID=3035 .... Read more

Closed Session – Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Westminster, MD
08/28/2019 12:56 PM
The Board of Education of Carroll County will announce in public session that they will meet in closed session at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 4, 2019, as permitted by the Maryland Open Meetings Act, Section 3-305 (b) of the General Provisions Article of the Annotated Code of Maryland and Section 3-103 of the General Provision Articles of the Annotated Code of Maryland, to discuss matters that relate to negotiations.... Read more

Board Work Session – Gifted and Talented Program Evaluation

Westminster, MD
08/28/2019 12:51 PM
The Board of Education of Carroll County will hold a work session on the gifted and talented program evaluation on Wednesday, September 11, 2019, at 2:00 p.m.... Read more

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