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CCPS to Sponsor Community Night on Issues Facing Our Youth

Westminster, MD
01/22/2020 08:55 AM
Carroll County Public Schools will sponsor a community night entitled Navigating Difficult Waters Together: Supporting, Empowering, and Communicating with Today’s Youth on Thursday, February 13, 2020, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Winters Mill High School. (Snow date - Wednesday, March 18)... Read more

FSK Drama Department Presents

Union Bridge, MD
01/21/2020 02:06 PM
This year, The Key Players, Key’s drama department, will perform the classic movie-turned-musical The Wizard of Oz.... Read more

Piney Ridge Students to Participate in Kindness Challenge

westminster, MD
01/21/2020 11:03 AM
Piney Ridge Elementary School will participate in The Great Kindness Challenge from January 27-31, 2020. A kickoff assembly will be held on Friday, January 24, at 2:45 p.m.... Read more

RCIS ANNOUNCES NEW SEXUAL ASSAULT SUPPORT GROUP

Westminster, MD
01/15/2020 12:44 PM
RAPE CRISIS INTERVENTION SERVICE OF CARROLL COUNTY (RCIS) ANNOUNCES NEW SEXUAL ASSAULT SUPPORT GROUP... Read more

“Ninth Biennial Faculty Art Exhibition”

Westminster, MD
01/14/2020 02:53 PM
McDANIEL COLLEGE FACULTY SHOWCASE A VARIETY OF WORKS IN BIENNIAL EXHIBITION... Read more

CCPS Thespians Receive Accolades at State Festival

Westminster, MD
01/14/2020 02:44 PM
Over the weekend of January 10 and 11, 2020, four Carroll County high schools - Francis Scott Key, Liberty, Manchester Valley, and South Carroll - traveled to Towson University for the Maryland State Thespian Festival.... Read more

18th Annual String Extravaganza

Westminster, MD
01/14/2020 10:50 AM
· String students of the Northwest Region schools will be participating in the 18th annual String Extravaganza in the auditorium at Francis Scott Key High School on Tuesday, February 11, 2020 (snow date, Tuesday, February 18, 2020). This Suzuki-style program begins with members of the FSK high school orchestra. Middle and elementary school students are added as the performance continues and perform music at their performance levels.
The concert, which is free, begins at 7:00 pm. All are welcome!... Read more

ACNB CORPORATION ANNOUNCES ACQUISITION OF FREDERICK COUNTY BANCORP, INC.

Gettysburg, PA
01/13/2020 11:28 AM
ACNB CORPORATION ANNOUNCES COMPLETION OF THE ACQUISITION OF FREDERICK COUNTY BANCORP, INC.
ACNB Corporation (NASDAQ: ACNB), the parent financial holding company of ACNB Bank, a Pennsylvania state-chartered, FDIC-insured community bank, headquartered in Gettysburg, PA, announced the completion of the acquisition of Frederick County Bancorp, Inc. (OTCPink: FCBI) (“FCBI”) and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Frederick County Bank, headquartered in Frederick, MD, effective January 11, 2020.... Read more

CCPS Athletic Director to Serve as President of State Athletic Association

Westminster, MD
01/09/2020 10:29 AM
Michael Duffy, Supervisor of Athletics for Carroll County Public Schools, has been elected to serve as the President of the Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association (MPSSAA) for the 2020-21 and 2021-22 school years.... Read more

School System to Co-Sponsor 6th Annual African American Read-In

Westminster, MD
01/08/2020 03:55 PM
The 6th Annual Carroll County African American Read-In will take place on Monday, February 3, 2020, from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. at the Carroll Arts Center, located at 91 West Main Street in Westminster, Maryland, with a snow date of Monday, February 24. All CCPS high schools, as well as students from Silver Oak Academy, will be participating.... Read more

We Can Be Census Takers

Westminster, MD
01/06/2020 02:04 PM
Apply to be a Census taker!... Read more

2 Teams Cranberry Station Elm. Qualify for State LEGO League Tournament

Westminster, MD
12/18/2019 01:51 PM
Two teams of fourth grade students from Cranberry Station Elementary School qualified to compete at the state level at the For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) LEGO League Challenge Qualifying Tournament held on December 14, 2019, at Carroll Community College.... Read more

Manchester Valley Math Teacher Featured in Digital Learning Showcase

Westminster, MD
12/18/2019 11:37 AM
Kati Hockstad, a mathematics teacher at Manchester Valley High School, is the December 2019 recipient of the Maryland Society of Educational Technology (MSET) Digital Learning Showcase recognition. MSET hosts this monthly showcase to highlight an educator who utilizes technology in a classroom or school.... Read more

Carroll Educator Elected to Teacher Member Position on State Bd. of Ed.

Westminster, MD
12/18/2019 11:35 AM
The Maryland State Department of Education has announced that Rachel McCusker, a vocal music teacher at Linton Springs Elementary School, has been elected by her peers to fill the newly created teacher member position on the State Board of Education.... Read more

CMSportsNet Fall Season Wrap Up Show to Premiere December 19, 2019

Westminster, MD
12/18/2019 11:28 AM
On December 19, 2019 the Community Media Center (CMC) will premiere the CMSportsNet Fall Season Wrap Up Show. The program will air at 7:30 pm on Cable channel HD-1086.... Read more

Hampstead Elementary Named Maryland Blue Ribbon School

Westminster, MD
12/10/2019 02:17 PM
Hampstead Elementary School has been named a Maryland Blue Ribbon School by the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE). The Blue Ribbon Schools Program is a national and state program that recognizes and honors elementary, middle, and high schools that exhibit high performance and/or significant improvement in student achievement. Reducing the achievement gap for disadvantaged students is also a criterion.... Read more

LET'S GO! AGORA'S BUILDING OUR AMERICAN TEAM FOR LIBERIA 2020!

Taneytown, MD
12/10/2019 12:12 AM
Come with Agora Evangelism Ministries to Liberia in January 2020 for 12 days of Soul-Winning in Monrovia!... Read more

Sober Truth Gala & Straight Face Poker Tournament

Taneytown, MD
12/09/2019 09:04 AM
Sober Truth will hold its first-ever Black Tie and Mocktails Gala featuring a Straight Face Poker Tournament on Saturday, February 29, 2020, at St. John’s Portico, 45 Monroe Street, Westminster, Maryland. We expect this exciting event to sell out quickly.... Read more

The Smokehouse Restaurant named Best Historic Restaurant

Taneytown, MD
12/06/2019 09:43 AM
We are honored to announce that The Smokehouse Restaurant at Antrim 1844 has been named the Best Historic Restaurant by Historic Hotels of America!... Read more

Shepherd's Staff - Stocking Donations

Westminster, MD
12/05/2019 03:17 PM
Thank you for donating stockings
Simply purchase a stocking and fill it with items!
Please mark the stocking with a tag to identify it: boy or girl and the approximate age level.... Read more

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