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CMS concert band wins honors

Posted on April 3, 2014 at 11:36 am

The Caroline Middle School Intermediate/Advanced Concert Band performed in the VBODA Band Assessment concert at King George High School on March 19 and got an excellent rating from judges. Bands prepared three band selections for judging and received a rating on a scale from I – V (I being the highest) on how well they perform. The CMS band earned a rating of II (excellent rating), the second highest rating

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  • Funding school requests would mean higher taxes

    Posted on March 26, 2014 at 11:41 am

    For the Caroline County School Board to get everything it requested in the fiscal year 2014-2015 budget, the county’s real estate tax rate would have to jump much higher than the current proposal of 11 cents. The Caroline Board of Supervisors met with School Board members in a budget work session right before the supervisors’ regular March 25 meeting. They spent an hour discussing various fiscal issues. A gap of

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  • Hodan Seager is CHS Student of the Month

    Posted on March 19, 2014 at 10:20 am

    Hodan Charles Seager, daughter of Zahra and Gary Seager, was selected for March as the Student of the Month at Caroline High School. Hodan has maintained an exceptional academic record while attending Caroline High School and the Chesapeake Bay Governor’s School and taking multiple advanced and college level courses. She chose to challenge herself even more by taking additional online advanced placement courses through the Virtual Virginia program and is

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  • 15 minutes added to the end of each school day, starting March 24

    Posted on March 18, 2014 at 7:19 pm

    Fifteen minutes will be added to the end of each school day, beginning March 24, as spring break and Memorial Day will remain as student holidays. The decision for a longer school day came during a Tuesday evening work session of the Caroline County School Board. Monday’s snowfall pushed the school division over the edge in terms of missed instructional time. Prior to this most recent weather event, the school

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  • Uniform committee is not recommending uniforms for the 2014-15 school year

    Posted on March 17, 2014 at 8:57 pm

    Caroline County Public Schools’ uniform committee is not recommending school uniforms for the 2014-15 year. The School Board heard a brief report on the subject from Debra Holt, director of human resources and student services, at its March 10 meeting. The committee “will remain involved in the development of and discussing any revisions to the current dress code, and any future needs for uniforms in the county, but currently we

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  • Family Fair set for Caroline Middle School on Saturday

    Posted on March 13, 2014 at 2:01 pm

    Free admission, free lunch, door prizes and free child supervision will all be at the 10th annual Family Fair on March 22 from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Caroline Middle School The Family Fair Planning Committee, Caroline County Public Schools-Parent Resource Center and the Special Education Advisory Committee are sponsoring the event, which is a collaborative effort.  The Family Fair Planning Committee consists of:  Susan Gayle and Jessie Rollins-

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  • School Board members say they hope to keep spring break intact

    Posted on March 10, 2014 at 11:31 pm

    If Caroline County Public Schools needs to make up any more time, School Board members would prefer not to take days from spring break, they said March 10. The board updated the 2013-14 calendar at its March 10 meeting to change April 18 from an early dismissal to a full school day to recoup some of the instructional time lost to snow days. The board voted 5-0 to make April

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