Education Notes


February 18, 2007

Schools closed for Presidents Day

Carroll County Public Schools will be closed tomorrow for Presidents Day and Tuesday for students for a professional development day for elementary and middle schools and conference day for high schools.

Information: 410-751-3020.

Parents invited to advisory sessions

Parents and guardians of South Carroll High School students are encouraged to attend advisory parent scheduling conferences, from noon to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the cafeteria.

Guidance counselors and staff from the Career and Technology Center will assist students and parents in finalizing course selections for 2007-2008.

Parents should make 15-minute conference appointments through advisers.

Information: 410-751-3575.

School board to discuss budget

The Carroll County Board of Education will hold a final public hearing and adoption of the Fiscal Year 2008 budget at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Winters Mill High School, 560 Gorsuch Road, Westminster.

The board also will hold its regular monthly meeting at 4 p.m. Wednesday, rescheduled from last week, at the board offices in Westminster.

Information: 410-751-3020, TTY 410-751-3034.

Westminster High to hold dress sale

DRESSFEST 2009, a consignment sale for slightly used semi-formal and formal dresses, will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 10 at Westminster High School, 1225 Washington Road.

Anyone wishing to sell dresses should go to one of the drop off sessions in the school's main lobby on the following dates: Wednesday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon; Feb. 28 from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.; March 2 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Proceeds benefit the WHS Class of 2009.

Information: 410-751-3242.

Program offers childcare tips

Maryland Public Television invites anyone who cares for children in their home to a free program from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Westminster library branch, 50 E. Main St.

The "Grow Right, Grow Bright" program provides health, safety and child development information for child caregivers. Information: 866-440-0010.

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