Carroll school board work session Wednesday The Carroll...


May 06, 2001

Carroll school board work session Wednesday

The Carroll County Board of Education will hold a work session from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday on the board's vision statement and setting of goals.

The public is welcome. The session will be held in Room 7 of the board offices, 125 N. Court St., Westminster.

Information: 410-751-3020.

School panel to consider facilities master plan

The Carroll County Board of Education will hold its monthly meeting at 5 p.m. Wednesday in Room 7 of the board offices, 125 N. Court St., Westminster.

The 2001-2010 Facilities Master Plan will be presented for approval.

The meeting will be broadcast live on CETV, Channel 21 on Adelphia cable TV. It will be rebroadcast at 8 p.m. Thursday and May 13 and 17 and at 9 a.m. May 12.

Information: 410-751-3020.

Bretholtz to recount his flight from Nazis

Author Leo Bretholtz will discuss his book, "Leap Into Darkness," his account of his seven-year run from the Nazis, at 5 p.m. Wednesday at Carroll Community College.

He survived the Holocaust by a series of escapes. Bretholtz has lectured around the area on the Holocaust.

The talk is free and open to the public. The college is at 1601 Washington Road, Westminster.

Information: 410-386-8191.

Educators offer preview of sex education materials

The Carroll County Public School System invites parents and the public to preview the family life and human sexuality instructional materials being considered for adoption.

A community preview day will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 16 at the Resource Center in the Board of Education offices, 125 N. Court St., Westminster.

The proposed materials will be brought to the board at its June 9 meeting.

Individuals needing auxiliary aids and services should call one week in advance of needing assistance.

Information: 410-751-3020.

Carroll Community College Information Night May 15

Carroll Community College will hold an Information Night beginning at 7 o'clock May 15 at its campus, 1601 Washington Road, Westminster.

Prospective students and those interested in learning more about information technology, nursing and allied health and teacher education programs are welcome to come and speak with college faculty and advisers.

Students interested in information technology will be able to find out how to earn credit for programs such as network, computer graphics and Web design.

Those looking into the nursing and allied health or teacher education fields can learn about early childhood, elementary and secondary education and teacher certification programs, the physical therapist assistant program and allied health options.

Reservations are required. Information: 410-386-8435.

Carroll summer classes registration under way

Carroll Community College is holding walk-in registration for summer terms one and two through June 1.

Hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays to Thursdays until May 31 and from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays until June 1 at the college, 1601 Washington Road, Westminster.

Summer term one classes begin June 4 and summer term two starts July 9.

Summer term one courses include Fundamentals of Art, Introduction to Web Page Authoring, Craft of Composition, Writing About Literature and Physical Geography.

Summer term two courses include The Science and Theory of Health and Wellness, Introduction to Statistical Methods, Western Civilization 1, Introduction to Sociology and Fundamentals of Public Speaking.

Students may also register for fall classes at this time.

Information: 410-386-8400.

Psychology honor society inducts Carroll students

Carroll Community College recently inducted outstanding students interested in psychology into Psi Beta, the national honor society in psychology for community and junior colleges.

Professor Laura J. Bittner is faculty adviser to the chapter.

Psi Beta chapters sponsor programs and activities and participate in community service projects. Members also are given opportunities to present research papers at regional meetings, attend national meetings, and compete for national awards.

Psi Beta is a member of the Association of College Honor Societies and is an affiliate of the American Psychological Association and the American Psychological Society.

Recognized students were: Allison P. Bramlett, Lisa Marie Charney, Meghan Diana Hayward, Beth Ann Heald, Sarah A. Jeter, Erin Patricia Kirk, Sarah Alysia Lippy, Minta Ninette Mason, Maria E. Mavrodontis, Martha Mitchell, Sara B. Parrish, Mala M. Singh, Katie Marie Stephan, Robert Bruce Tanner, Rachel Ann Taylor, Tiffany L. Taylor, Vernon Grier Jr., Lea A. Vizzini, Desiree Wagner and Jennifer Lynn Weaverling.

Information: 410-386-8257.

6 Carroll pupils finalists in state's Geographic Bee

Six Carroll County middle school pupils participated as finalists in the recent Maryland Geographic Bee, sponsored by the National Geographic Society and First USA.

They were selected after placing among the top 100 elementary and middle school pupils. To qualify, they had to take a written test and win their local school contest. The competition was held at Montgomery College.

Carroll participants were: Sean P. Conaboy and Charles M. Hanna, New Windsor Middle School; Andrew F. Markosky, Oklahoma Road Middle School; James L. Phillips, West Middle; Matthew A. Wolf, East Middle; and Andy S. Young, North Carroll Middle.

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