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Class of 2015 turns a page in book of life

Posted on May 20, 2015 at 11:46 am

On Friday evening, 260 Caroline students came to the end of what graduating senior Mikaila Clinkscales described as an “exhausting and beautiful journey” and embarked on the next chapter of their lives, diplomas in their hands and memories in their hearts. “We are now the guardians of the future,” student speaker Nicolas Dalton told his classmates. “I charge you to leave the world better than you found it.” The graduation

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  • Teaching youngsters about agriculture for 35 years

    Posted on May 6, 2015 at 12:14 pm

    Michael Carter

    By Greg Glassner CP Editor Having grown up on a family farm, Michael Carter knew at a young age the importance of Agriculture. It remains Caroline County’s biggest business. For the past 35 years, as a high school or middle school agriculture teacher, he has been inspiring others to consider careers in agribusiness or at least boost their families’ health by growing a portion of their own food at home. He

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  • Special Olympics ‘Meet in the Middle’

    Posted on April 29, 2015 at 12:59 pm


    By Sarah Vogelsong Some unconventional athletes took the field at Caroline High School April 24 at the Meet in the Middle Special Olympics event. Although the temperature was unusually chilly for late April and the wind strong enough to capsize a welcome tent donated by Storke Funeral Home, the spirits of the 140 athletes and more than 60 volunteers never flagged. The response of 5th grader Makell Germayne Silver summed

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  • Lewis & Clark Trail is becoming reality

    Posted on April 15, 2015 at 12:37 pm

    Lew n Clrk rib cut

    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

    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

    Fam Fair

    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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