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Lewis & Clark Trail is becoming reality

Posted on April 15, 2015 at 12:37 pm

By Greg Glassner / CP Editor Teachers, parents and other history buffs gathered in front of the entrance of Lewis and Clark Elementary School in Ladysmith April 2 to break ground for the much anticipated Lewis and Clark Educational Trail. That the two years it has taken to get this far is longer than it took explorers Meriwether Lewis and William Clark to travel from the Mississippi River to the

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  • School Board votes to continue extended day

    Posted on April 15, 2015 at 12:24 pm

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    By Sarah Vogelsong Caroline County Public School students will continue attending classes on the extended day in 2015–16 after a vote by the School Board at their April 13 meeting. The extended day, which has been in place this year, adds 10 minutes to the elementary school day and five minutes to the middle and high school day. This extra time meant that even though students missed 10 days of

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  • Fourth graders get the rural experience

    Posted on April 8, 2015 at 2:10 pm

    Jim Tate shows fourth graders lessons on horticulture.

    By Greg Glassner-CP Editor Fourth graders from throughout Caroline County got to sample the great outdoors last week at the Caroline Agricultural Fairgrounds. Experts on forestry, wildlife, soil and a water conservation and animal husbandry taught segments on their specialties on a sunny but still cold morning on the first two days of April. “This is the second year we have done this, explained Anna Rij, the Extension Agent for

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  • Family Fair coming to Caroline Middle School March 14

    Posted on February 25, 2015 at 10:11 am

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    The Family Fair Planning Committee, Caroline County Public Schools’ Parent Resource Center, and the Special Education Advisory Committee are sponsoring the 11th Annual Family Fair on Saturday, March 14, at Caroline Middle School from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Family Fair is a collaborative effort. The Family Fair Planning Committee consists of: Susan Gayle and Jessie Rollins, CCPS-Parent Resource Center; Cathy Gregory, Lynn Miller, Margarite Jeffer, Billie Teague, CCPS staff;

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  • Residents want good communication from next superintendent

    Posted on February 23, 2015 at 12:27 pm

    By Sarah Vogelsong CP Reporter   For many Caroline residents, what the county’s next superintendent says and how may be just as important as what he or she does. Good communication was what Madison representative Shawn Kelley described as the “consistent overall theme” in all 193 comments submitted by respondents to a survey circulated by the School Board regarding qualifications of the new superintendent. The School Board met in a

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  • Hearing on superintendent search draws two speakers

    Posted on February 16, 2015 at 2:42 pm

    By Sarah Vogelsong CP Reporter   The auditorium was noticeably empty at a public hearing held by the School Board Thursday night for citizen comments on the division’s search for a new superintendent. At times it was quiet enough to hear a pin drop as the School Board and the smattering of residents and staff members in the audience lingered, hoping that more people would wander in and offer their

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  • School Board adopts $44.2 million budget proposal

    Posted on February 10, 2015 at 9:10 am

    By Sarah Vogelsong CP Reporter   The School Board last night unanimously approved a proposed budget for next year of $44.2 million, a $1.7 million increase over this year’s budget. These are the same numbers that the School Board took to its joint meeting with the Board of Supervisors on Jan. 27 and put to public hearing Feb. 2. Although the Board of Supervisors indicated that additional cuts would be

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