Education Notes


April 22, 2007

Fair scheduled for juniors, seniors

Carroll County Public Schools will hold a Transition Connections Fair from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday at Carroll Community College, 1601 Washington Road, Westminster.

The fair is designed for high school juniors and seniors with an Individualized Educational Plan (IEP), teachers, parents and guidance counselors.

Representatives from community and four-year colleges, technical schools, adult agencies, businesses that provide services or transportation, recreation groups, tutoring/self-help centers and career specific institutions will attend with information on making post-secondary decisions.

Interactive workshops for students and parents will be held. Information: 410-751-3290, ext. 228.

School board to meet Wednesday

The Carroll County Board of Education will hold an administrative meeting at 1 p.m. Wednesday in Room 007 of the board offices at 125 N. Court St., Westminster.

A work session will be held on the high school advisory program.

Information: 410-751-3020.

Relay for Life starts Friday

McDaniel College will hold a Relay for Life Friday and Saturday at Bair Stadium.

Opening ceremonies begin at 7:30 p.m. Friday, with the luminaria service at 9:30 p.m. in honor of cancer patients. Closing ceremonies begin at 8 a.m. Saturday.

The college is seeking to raise $25,000 for the American Cancer Society. Information: 410-751-8358.

Classroom material will be on display

The Carroll County Public School System is inviting the public to review instructional material being considered for adoption.

Material will be on display through May 16 at the Resource Center in the Board of Education offices at 125 N. Court St., Westminster.

Hours are from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays, and to 6 p.m. the second and third Wednesdays of the month.

An opportunity will be provided for public comment on proposed material.

The Curriculum Council will meet May 17 on the instructional material. Approved material will go to the Board of Education for adoption.

Information: 410-751-3067.

Book fair to benefit community college

The 11th annual Random House Book Fair to Benefit the Carroll Community College Foundation is holding the Student Writing Contest.

All Carroll County students can submit previously unpublished short stories and/or poems.

Entries may have only one author and only one entry per author, per category, may be submitted.

Entry deadline is May 18.

For complete rules, call 410-386-8019.

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