More than 200 students participated in the 30th Carroll Community College commencement held at the McDaniel College Gill Center Wednesday afternoon.
Annual Econ Fair returns to Winfield Elementary, teaching students basic economics in a fun way
There was much to do and many things to buy Thursday at Winfield Elementary School’s Econ Fair, which aims to teach students about basic economics using firsthand lessons.
Carroll County Board of Education ratifies $442.6 million budget for fiscal 2024
The Carroll County Board of Education unanimously ratified a $442.6 million budget for fiscal 2024 on Wednesday. The budget is $36 million higher than the current one, helped by a $12.9 million increase in funds from Carroll County and a $13.6 million increase in state funds.
Manchester police warn that water gun game played by Carroll County high school seniors could be dangerous
Manchester and Hampstead Police Departments address dangers of Manchester Valley High School students using realistic looking water guns in senior game tradition.
South Carroll High celebrates female empowerment with performances of ‘9 to 5: The Musical′
South Carroll High School Stagelighters will present "9 to 5: The Musical," this weekend and next as the school's spring musical production.
Westminster High to present ‘The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical,’ Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Westminster High School’s production of “The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical,” adapted from the popular young adult novel by Rick Riordan first published in 2005, is set for performances through this weekend.
When does school end in the Baltimore region?
Public school systems in Baltimore, Anne Arundel, Carroll and Harford counties are ending the school year sooner than planned.
Manchester Valley High’s Maverick Theater transports audiences to the 1980s with ‘Footloose’ performances
Manchester Valley High School’s Maverick Theater will take audiences back to the 1980s this weekend and next with its spring musical production of “Footloose,” based on the 1984 Kevin Bacon film.
Winters Mill High ventures ‘Into the Woods’ for spring musical season
Winters Mill High School in Westminster will perform the musical 'Into the Woods' on Thursday and Friday evening.
Westminster’s East Middle is on track for fall opening as Carroll school board approves projects at other schools
Construction of a replacement building for Westminster’s East Middle School is set to be completed in time for students’ return to classes this fall, Supervisor of Construction James Marks told the Carroll County Board of Education last week.
Liberty High spring musical ‘Freaky Friday’ opens this weekend
Eldersburg's Liberty High School presents performances of the spring musical 'Freaky Friday,' based on the 2003 film starring Lindsey Lohan and Jamie Lee Curtis.
Francis Scott Key High School’s creepy and macabre spring musical, ‘The Addams Family,’ opens Friday
Francis Scott Key High School invokes the creepy and macabre with spring musical 'The Addams Family.'
Carroll County’s preliminary budget includes all but $1M of school system’s extra funding requests for 2024
Carroll County Public Schools' proposed 2024 budget includes a $13.4 million increase in county funding compared with this year. On Wednesday, Board of Education President Marsha Herbert announced that all but $1 million has been included in the county’s proposed 2024 budget.
McCabe requests waiver that would end Carroll County Public Schools year on June 9
The Carroll County Board of Education is scheduled Wednesday to discuss a waiver request from Superintendent Cynthia McCabe that would allow public schools to close one day earlier than planned, on Friday, June 9.
Paid summer internship at Taneytown’s Flowserve leads to permanent machinist work for Carroll high schoolers
Two seniors in the Carroll County Career and Tech Center Applied Mechanical Engineering course have accepted job offers to work with Flowserve in Taneytown after they graduate in June, following successful summer internships there.
Carroll County Chamber of Commerce awards eight public school educators at Outstanding Teacher Awards program
The Carroll County Chamber of Commerce recognized 739 teachers as nominees in the 34th annual Outstanding Teacher Awards program this week.
Carroll County’s best-in-state math scores are still far lower than pre-pandemic results, according to state data
Carroll County public school students’ standardized test scores in English and language arts have returned to pre-pandemic levels, while student achievement in math continues to suffer, according to results from 2022 state testing.
Sykesville’s Century High School opens magical musical ‘Matilda,’ based on Roald Dahl’s book, this week
Century High School in Sykesville will open the musical "Matilda," based on the book by Roald Dahl, Thursday. Performances continue this weekend and next.
Carroll Superintendent Cynthia McCabe forecasts schools that will lose staff due to Blueprint implementation
In a presentation Monday on impacts the Blueprint for Maryland’s Future education reform will have on Carroll County Public Schools, Superintendent Cynthia McCabe forecast that necessary changes would be felt most acutely at schools in the county’s northwestern and southeastern regions.
Six months after Carroll school bus driver crashed, state police say blood test results pending, charges possible
More than six months after a school bus driver crashed the bus she was driving near Liberty High School Sept. 15, Maryland State Police said Monday that blood test results are “in the final scientific confirmation process.”
Carroll schools superintendent says updated class size estimates will be revealed Monday at town hall on Blueprint plan
During the first of two town hall-style meetings Monday, Carroll County Public Schools Superintendent Cynthia McCabe will discuss updated class size estimates related to implementation of the Blueprint for Maryland’s Future.
Here’s what you need to know about how the Blueprint for Maryland’s Future will play out in Carroll County
Carroll County Public Schools has submitted its preliminary plan to the state for the upcoming school year implementation of the Blueprint for Maryland’s Future, a 10-year education reform program designed to promote equity in schools and produce more capable graduates.
Special education committee welcomes input at virtual town hall meeting Thursday
Carroll County's Special Education Citizen’s Advisory Committee will hear feedback from community members at a virtual town hall on Thursday.
Carroll County school board will receive feedback from parents and Curriculum Council on textbooks to be used next year
Carroll County school curriculum materials for 2023-2024 will be subject to public review, Board of Education approval and recommendation from the Curriculum Council.
Carroll County school board decides that elementary schools will not have later daily start times next year
The Carroll County Board of Education decided against a proposal that would save roughly $1.2 million by adjusting bus schedules and requiring seven elementary schools to start up to two hours later.
Carroll County Board of Education receives new budget insights, hears concerns about Blueprint’s impact
Carroll County's school board will face new budget challenges amid the decade-long implementation of the massive Blueprint for Maryland's Future Education Reform.
Carroll elementary schools perform well in state’s star rating system, as high school graduation rate declined
Carroll County Public Schools’ average graduation rate declined to 93.08% in 2022, down from 95%, where the county had remained each year since 2018, according to data released Thursday by the Maryland Department of Education.
Carroll County Board of Education to discuss new start times for 7 elementary schools at Wednesday meeting
The Carroll County Board of Education will discuss school bus route changes that would change start times at Eldersburg, Friendship Valley, Freedom, Linton Springs, Piney Ridge, Spring Garden and Westminster elementary schools and also realize more than $1 million in savings.
Carroll County locals star in McDaniel College’s production of ‘Heathers: The Musical’ this weekend
When McDaniel College’s theatre arts program stages “Heathers: The Musical” beginning tonight in Westminster, two Carroll County natives will perform in starring roles.
How did Maryland schools perform last year? Preliminary star ratings, graduation and dropout rates released.
State board of education members on Tuesday reviewed preliminary results for the state’s school rating system, known as the Maryland Report Card.
Carroll Community College students get help in unlocking federal aid for groceries and other necessities
Carroll Community College has partnered with a national nonprofit group that will help identify students who are eligible for federal funds for necessities like groceries and internet service.