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By Steve Jones | February 26, 2013
The Century boys' track and field team and Manchester Valley senior Abby Culp were the definition of excellence at the Maryland Class 2A-1A indoor track and field state championships. Century easily won its second state title in three years during the Feb. 18 event at the Prince George's County Learning and Sports Center while Culp set a new state and Class 1A record with a time of 11:24.12 to win the 3,200 meter race. The Century boys outdistanced runner-up Largo by an astounding 39 points in the Class 2A meet.
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March 31, 2013
Two students from Century High School received awards in the 2013 AAA Annual Traffic Safety Poster Contest for the Mid-Atlantic Region. Karah Yates, a junior, won Honorable Mention, and Amy Elberfeld, a sophomore, won third prize in the high school age division. Yates was presented with a certificate and an entertainment prize pack, while Elberfeld received a $100 Visa gift card. High school students were invited to compete in subject categories relevant to teen driver safety, such as alcohol awareness and distracted driving.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | November 30, 2000
Students and parents of students who will attend Century High School next year can learn what educators have planned for the new school and how the community can get involved during the final year of construction and planning at meetings today, tomorrow and next week. David T. Booz, South Carroll High's longtime principal who will head the Eldersburg school, will meet from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. today with students, parents and staff at South Carroll High's auditorium. From 8:30 a.m. to 10:25 a.m. tomorrow, Booz takes his informational presentation to Sykesville Middle to meet with eighth-graders.
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By Steve Jones | February 26, 2013
The Century boys' track and field team and Manchester Valley senior Abby Culp were the definition of excellence at the Maryland Class 2A-1A indoor track and field state championships. Century easily won its second state title in three years during the Feb. 18 event at the Prince George's County Learning and Sports Center while Culp set a new state and Class 1A record with a time of 11:24.12 to win the 3,200 meter race. The Century boys outdistanced runner-up Largo by an astounding 39 points in the Class 2A meet.
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By Debra Taylor Young and Debra Taylor Young,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | June 26, 2001
FOR MOST OF us, summer passes too quickly. For Century High School's principal, David Booz, this summer is racing even faster - toward Aug. 27, when the doors open to the new high school on Ronsdale Road. Booz, a Carroll County principal the past 14 years, is well aware of the high expectations held by students, parents and teachers for the high school, and he and the staff will focus on helping students achieve success. Booz is on hand to oversee the delivery of desks, bookshelves and filing cabinets.
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By Arin Gencer and Arin Gencer,Sun Reporter | October 12, 2007
Maryland State Police are looking for a person who made a phone call threatening to "shoot up" a Carroll County high school yesterday, prompting a countywide school lockdown for nearly three hours. State troopers, with help from the county sheriff's office, were dispatched throughout the county in response to the threat, searching and securing campuses, state police said. Police were to remain at all schools until 4 p.m., said Sgt. Arthur Betts of the state police. An increased police presence is also expected at schools in South Carroll today.
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By Jennifer McMenamin and Jennifer McMenamin,SUN STAFF | October 17, 2003
With the ceremony and secrecy typical of Hollywood's flashy red-carpet awards programs, state schools Superintendent Nancy S. Grasmick surprised a veteran Carroll County science teacher yesterday with a prestigious national education award and a $25,000 check that she can use for whatever she likes. Students erupted into cheers and Century High School's band struck up a celebratory song as a stunned Karen Luniewski, 38, made her way down from the bleachers where she had been sitting with her class to the podium in Century's gymnasium.
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By Melody Simmons and Melody Simmons,SUN STAFF | April 18, 1999
Funding for the long-awaited Century High School in South Carroll will be rejected if the school board doesn't agree to increase its capacity from 1,200 to 1,600 students, two county commissioners said Friday.Playing hardball against the school board is necessary, Commissioner Robin Bartlett Frazier said, because she fears the costs of defending lawsuits against the Board of Education over botched projects, including Cranberry Station Elementary and Francis Scott Key High, could hamper future projects.
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By Jennifer McMenamin and Jennifer McMenamin,SUN STAFF | October 31, 2002
In their last debate before Tuesday's election, Carroll County school board candidates faced off before a different kind of questioner last night - high school students from the system for which the board sets policy. Students from Century High School in Eldersburg decided and managed about every detail of the event, from selecting refreshments served by the hospitality committee to winnowing a list of 100 proposed questions to four they asked each candidate. Student organizers decided to publicize the event as a debate, although they acknowledged that its format was more forum-esque.
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By Mary Gail Hare and Mary Gail Hare,SUN STAFF | May 28, 2004
Hundreds of Century High students gathered on the front lawn of the Sykesville school yesterday and watched in silence at a nightmarish scene playing out. The crowd saw two mangled cars with screaming people trapped inside; the bloodied body of a young girl lying lifeless on the concrete; fire engines, rescue trucks, ambulances, police and dozens of workers in heavy gear scrambling to save victims. Within minutes, crews had removed the cars' doors and roofs and extricated the victims.
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December 29, 2012
Five Carroll County Public Schools students have been selected to serve as student pages for the 2013 General Assembly session, which starts Jan. 9. Each year, the Legislature chooses high school students from throughout the state to serve as pages on the floor of the House of Delegates and Senate. Carroll County is eligible to select four representatives and one alternate. Seniors from all eight public high schools in the county were eligible to apply. The following were selected: • Bobby Crumbaugh, of North Carroll High School; • Susan Price, of Westminster High; • Abigail Shriver, of Westminster High; • Maya Spaur, of South Carroll High; • Cole Holocker, of Century High (alternate)
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December 29, 2012
Century High School's junior class, in partnership with Deja vu Boutique in Mount Airy, will host a Prom Fashion Show on Saturday, Jan. 5, 6-9 p.m., at Century High School, 355 Ronsdale Road, Sykesville. Students will be able to view the latest prom fashions, and visit vendors for flowers, limousine rentals, jewelry, hair, nail and make-up. Tickets for the show are $5 each at Century High School or at the Déjà vu Boutique in Mount Airy. The ticket includes entrance into the show and a chance at winning a $500 credit toward a prom dress.
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By Joe Burris, The Baltimore Sun | December 4, 2012
Century High School in Sykesville was evacuated Tuesday afternoon after threatening graffiti was written on a bathroom wall, Carroll County school officials said. An Alert Now electronic message sent out by the school system about 2 p.m. said that law enforcement officials conducted a "comprehensive" search of the school and found "no threat or danger. " Students and staff re-entered the building, the message said. The incident came a day after graffiti was found on a bathroom wall at Sykesville Middle School that indicated a threat to the building, according to another Alert Now electronic message from the school system.
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June 15, 2012
Christina Antolick of Sykesville, a 2012 graduate of Century High School, has been named by The Arc of Carroll County as the recipient of the fourth annual Timothy J. Atkinson Memorial Scholarship. The $1,000 scholarship is presented each year to help one Carroll County student as they pursue a career in a field that will assist or advocate for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Antolick served as a student volunteer at the Carroll County Public School Augmentative Communication Summer Camp, where she was a one-on-one peer assistant for a student with autism and a developmental disability, and who is also non-verbal.
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June 9, 2012
Century High School conducted its 2012 commencement ceremony on Friday, June 8, at McDaniel College in Westminster. The following are members of the Class of 2012: Ryan James Adamson Samantha Marie Albright Wayne Michael Albritton Matthew Thomas Alder Katelin Victoria Alisea Nazira Ashley Alli Ingrid Nicole Alvarez Patrick Steven Anske Christina Joy Antolick Brandon Cole Antrobus Devon Michael...
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Staff Reports | May 23, 2012
Century High School in Sykesville was one of 23 Maryland high schools - and the only school in Carroll County - to earn a spot on Newsweek magazine's annual ranking of "America's Best High Schools" The listing, released this week, placed Century High as the No. 20 high school in Maryland, and ranked No. 854 in the country. The Newsweek survey ranked what it considers the "best" 1,000 public high schools in the nation. The list was based on six components provided by school administrators - graduation rate (25 percent)
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By Melody Simmons and Melody Simmons,Sun Staff | April 15, 1999
Century High School in southeastern Carroll should hold 1,600 students rather than the planned capacity of 1,200, according to the Board of County Commissioners, which is set to seek construction bids for the school in two months.The increase in capacity is needed to accommodate population growth projections and will be reflected in the county's budget to be unveiled next week, Commissioner Robin Bartlett Frazier told surprised members of the Board of Education last night.The change would require a redesign of the entire complex just as architectural and engineering plans for the school have been completed and with construction expected to begin this summer.
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By Melody Simmons and Melody Simmons,SUN STAFF | May 6, 1999
Two new high schools -- one in Eldersburg and the other in Westminster -- are on track to open by 2002 and will accommodate up to 2,800 students, under a plan approved by the school board and county commissioners yesterday.In an unusual joint meeting of the boards at dawn, officials ended a two-month battle over the schools and agreed to open one, Century High School in South Carroll, at its original size of 1,200 students with the option of expanding classroom accommodation by up to 400 seats if needed.
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May 19, 2012
Winters Mill High School ranked No. 36 in the state of Maryland and No. 1021 in the nation in the fourth edition of US News and World Report's listing of the best high schools in the nation. The publication evaluated nearly 22,000 public high schools in 49 states and the District of Columbia. The survey, published May 8 on the US News website, considered a number of factors including Advanced Placement performance, overall student performance and "proficiency on state exams among typically underperforming subgroups.
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March 24, 2012
ELDERSBURG - The South Carroll Business Association will host its annual 2012 SCBA Community Showcase Saturday, March 31, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event will be held at Century High School, Ronsdale Road, Eldersburg, and will include business booths and exhibits, community demonstrations, food and more. Events include a balloon artist, flower pot decorations, martial arts demonstration and a silent auction. For more information, go to http://www.southcarroll.org.
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