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SOL pass rates stay mostly flat in Caroline

Posted on September 9, 2014 at 2:18 pm

By Sarah Vogelsong CP Reporter   Pass rates on the state-mandated Standards of Learning tests recently released by the Virginia Department of Education show Caroline County lagging behind state averages in all five assessed subjects, although school officials say that when compared to other localities with similar resources, Caroline is competing fairly well. VDOE data report that Caroline’s pass rates for the 2013–14 school year, for all grades combined, were

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  • Caroline High School renovations scaled back to original scope

    Posted on August 19, 2014 at 12:41 pm

    By Sarah Vogelsong CP Reporter   The School Board took steps at a special called meeting Monday night to scale the Caroline High School renovations back to the original scope outlined to the public for the November 2013 bond referendum that allotted approximately $26 million for renovations and upgrades to both the high school and Madison Elementary School. “I think we need to bid this project as close as we

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  • New teachers come to Caroline County Public Schools

    Posted on August 13, 2014 at 9:12 am

    New teachers find their name badges at a luncheon at Caroline High School on Monday.

    By Sarah Vogelsong CP Reporter   After a summer spent getting the county’s five school buildings back into grade-A shape, the schools are finally starting to fill up again with people—and the first wave to come in are the county’s new teachers, who began their orientation Monday and were formally welcomed to their new home at a luncheon at Caroline High School. Caroline County Public Schools has hired about 75

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  • Caroline County Public Schools bus routes for 2014-15

    Posted on August 11, 2014 at 6:38 pm

    All students need to be at their stops approximately 10 minutes before pick-up. BOWLING GREEN, MILFORD AREA: Bus No. 65 Students: 6-12 Drivers Name: BARBARA GUY Students 6-12, First pickup at approximately at 6:15 a.m. Travel on Rt. 207(W. Broaddus Ave.) to Rt. 619 (Milford St.) then travel to Rt.1210 (Martin St). Leave Rt. 1210 (Martin St). Take left on Rt. 207 (W. Broaddus Ave) take a left on Rt.

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  • Gloria’s Locker serves as a conduit for school supply donations

    Posted on August 6, 2014 at 1:41 pm

    Gloria Perry

    By Daniel Sherrier Editor   Gloria Perry wants to make sure every child goes to school with the proper supplies. The Ruther Glen resident has been collecting school supplies on behalf of families in need for seven years. She started out small, helping out about 10 families in the first year. Last year, that number had grown to between 30 and 40. She and her fellow volunteers are getting school

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  • Beginnings Preschool at Bowling Green Baptist Church has open house Aug. 16

    Posted on August 6, 2014 at 10:25 am

    BG Baptist preschool

    By Daniel Sherrier Editor   Beginnings Preschool at Bowling Green Baptist Church is coming back for Year Two, and this year will also include a class for 3-year-olds if sufficient enrollment is met. The church at 225 North Main Street is having an open house for its preschool program on Aug. 16 from 2 to 4 p.m. Classes will begin the week of Sept. 2. Linnea Woolridge, the preschool’s director

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  • School Board rejects bids for Madison Elementary renovations

    Posted on August 5, 2014 at 1:23 pm

    School officials break ground on Madison renovations last May.

    By Sarah Vogelsong CP Reporter   The Madison Elementary School renovation project is being scaled back after the School Board voted Monday night to reject all of the previous contractors’ bids on the project and re-design the plans. The decision came in the wake of a joint School Board and Board of Supervisors meeting held July 22 at which it was revealed that OWPR, the architecture firm overseeing both the

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