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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
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
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
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.
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
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
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