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Supervisors appropriate $42.5 million for Caroline County Public Schools

Posted on July 23, 2014 at 10:03 am

By Sarah Vogelsong CP Reporter   After several months of revisions, the Board of Supervisors Tuesday night agreed to appropriate the full amount of $42,504,006 requested by the School Board for the fiscal year 2015 school budget. The school budget was held in limbo earlier this summer because of the General Assembly’s delay in passing a state budget, which left county officials uncertain about the funding they would receive. About

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  • Caroline School Board seeks additional $1.3 million from Board of Supervisors

    Posted on July 16, 2014 at 10:14 am

    By Sarah Vogelsong CP Reporter   The School Board at its July 14 meeting approved an amended budget for fiscal year 2015 that would require an additional appropriation of $1.298 million from the Board of Supervisors. The school budget has gone through a number of iterations this year partly as a result of delays by the General Assembly in passing a state budget and subsequent uncertainty about what funding the

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  • The cost of a Caroline-blue track: $63,351

    Posted on June 16, 2014 at 4:24 pm

    By Sarah Vogelsong CP Reporter   Caroline High School athletes are set to make waves next fall, thanks to a vote by the School Board at their June 9 meeting to spend $63,351 to color the rubberized surface of the new track blue. This number, supplied by Charlottesville-based Precision Sports Services, the contractor in charge of the track replacement project, includes the cost of coloring not only the track itself,

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  • 261 graduate from Caroline High School

    Posted on June 12, 2014 at 10:46 am

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    By Daniel Sherrier Editor   Caroline High School is losing 261 familiar faces, and each one is about to confront new challenges and opportunities. The Class of 2014 graduated in a ceremony at the University of Mary Washington’s William Anderson Center Friday night, surrounded by numerous family, friends, and teachers. Seven seniors shared remarks, beginning with Richard Lee Beale, who urged his peers to maintain the friendships they’ve made at

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  • Caroline Middle School SOL testing schedule announced

    Posted on June 6, 2014 at 10:37 am

    Dear parents and guardians of CMS students, It is that time of year again when we administer state and federally mandated Standards of Learning (SOL) tests. Please refer to the testing schedule below. These tests will determine whether Caroline Middle School achieves state accreditation and meets the Federal Annual Measurable Objectives or AMOs. We are encouraging our students to do their very best and we believe they have been effectively

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  • Lewis and Clark Elementary ukulele club ends first year on a high note

    Posted on June 4, 2014 at 10:57 am

    The LCES ukulele club, led by principal Harold Pellegreen, performs at the school's annual volunteer breakfast last week.

    By Sarah Vogelsong CP Reporter   The air was full of the gentle strumming of ukuleles Tuesday morning last week as parents gathered in the music room of Lewis and Clark Elementary School as part of the annual volunteer breakfast. If they closed their eyes, they might have thought they were in Hawaii rather than Ladysmith. It was the last performance of the year for the LCES Ukulele Club, a

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  • Charlottesville contractor hired for CHS track renovations

    Posted on May 29, 2014 at 10:40 am

    By Daniel Sherrier Editor   Precision Sports Surfaces, a specialty contractor headquartered in Charlottesville, has been selected to renovate the Caroline High School track. The Caroline County School Board approved the bid at a special called meeting May 28. Geoffrey Honan, supervisor of construction and maintenance for the school division, said a technical review committee had met that afternoon to look over bids received and form a recommendation. The project

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