Posts Tagged ‘ Board of Education ’

CCPS Transfer Requests Resulting from Beach Elementary Redistricting

CCPS Transfer Requests Resulting from Beach Elementary Redistricting

As a result of the redistricting of Beach Elementary School (BES), there may be families that need to apply to transfer their child to another elementary school for the upcoming school year. All new requests that are made because of redistricting must be received and date stamped in the Department of Student Services by April 30, 2014....
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Charles County Board Seeks Ethics Panel Members

Charles County Board Seeks Ethics Panel Members

The Board of Education of Charles County is looking for applications from county residents interested in serving on the Charles County Board of Education Ethics Panel. The Board will be appointing new members in July to the all-volunteer, five-member panel, which interprets ethics regulations and provides advisory opinions to Board Members and employees subject...
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Beach Redistricting Decision Rendered With McConkey in Minority

Beach Redistricting Decision Rendered With McConkey in Minority

For the past six months, the Calvert County Board of Education has wrestled with the problem of what to do with the overcrowding of Beach Elementary School. There were several proposals and the schools that could possibly be affected were Calvert Elementary, Huntingtown Elementary, Mt, Harmony Elementary, Plum Point Elementary, Sunderland Elementary and Windy...
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Charles County Board of Education Accepts Two Resolutions

Charles County Board of Education Accepts Two Resolutions

The Board of Education presented two resolutions to students and staff at their March 11 meeting. The resolutions are presented to the Board annually. The following resolutions were presented: • Month of the Young Child; and • National Student Leadership Week. Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) celebrates the Month of the Young Child April...
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Local High School Students “Shadow” County Commissioners

Local High School Students “Shadow” County Commissioners

Four local teens recently spent part of their day watching the governmental process in Charles County when they “job shadowed” the County Commissioners on Tuesday, February 25. The students attended a scheduled Commissioners meeting where they took a part in the employee recognition ceremony. They observed presentations on the historic district designation and a...
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Charles County Students Chosen to Shadow Board, Superintendent

Charles County Students Chosen to Shadow Board, Superintendent

As part of Charles County Public Schools Job Shadow Day activities, eight fifth-grade students were selected to shadow members of the Board of Education of Charles County, as well as Superintendent of Schools Dr. Kimberly Hill, during the Board’s February 11 meeting. Students were randomly assigned to each Board member and the Superintendent and...
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Calvert’s Newly Elected Student Member of the BOE

Calvert’s Newly Elected Student Member of the BOE

Calvert County Public Schools is pleased to announce that Alexya Brown, sophomore at Patuxent High School, was elected as the 2014-15 Student Member of the Board of Education. The position of Student Member to the Calvert County Board of Education (SMOB) is established by the Annotated Code of Maryland. Officially, the student is a...
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Charles County Board Recognizes Outstanding Students

Charles County Board Recognizes Outstanding Students

The Board of Education honored five students on Tuesday, February 11 for excellence in academic achievement, personal responsibility and career readiness, which are the focus areas of the school system’s master plan. Honored were Reginald Alexander, fifth grade, Berry Elementary School; Laura Bond, fifth grade, Eva Turner Elementary School; Madison Mote, eighth grade, Piccowaxen...
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SMECO Recognizes Charles County Schools for Energy Savings

SMECO Recognizes Charles County Schools for Energy Savings

As part of Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative’s (SMECO) Demand Response Program, Charles County Public Schools recently received a $286,075 incentive for energy savings efforts. The Demand Response Program is coordinated through SMECO’s contract with Comverge, Inc., an independent company that provides clean energy solutions through demand response and energy efficiency. Tripp Warner and Jennifer...
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SMC Board of Education Budget Forum for February 12

The Board of Education’s scheduled budget forum for tonight, Wednesday, February 5, 2014, will be expanded to include an information item by the Superintendent to consider utilizing President’s Day, Monday, February 17, 2014, as an inclement make-up date. The school system calendar had five (5) inclement weather dates built in with one additional make-up...
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Charles Board of Education Accepts Resolutions at Meeting

Charles Board of Education Accepts Resolutions at Meeting

The Board of Education presented four resolutions to students and staff at their January 14 meeting. The resolutions are presented to the Board annually. The following resolutions were presented: * African-American History Month; * Career and Technology Education Month; * Gifted and Talented Education Month; and * National School Counseling Week. Charles County Public...
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SMC Board of Education Seeks Input to Budget

The Board of Education of St. Mary’s County seeks public input in preparation for the development of the 2014-2015 (Fiscal Year 2015) operating budget for St. Mary’s County Public Schools (SMCPS). SMCPS employees and community members are invited to participate in this Budget Forum on Wednesday, February 5, 2014, 6:00 pm, in the Board...
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Board of Education Legislative Breakfast

The Board of Education of St. Mary’s County and the Southern Maryland legislative delegation will meet for breakfast on Monday, February 3, 2014, 8:00 am, at the Dr. James A. Forrest Career and Technology Center to discuss legislative initiatives for the current legislative session. In the event of inclement weather this event will be...
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SMC Board of Education Meeting Rescheduled

The Board of Education of St. Mary’s County meeting previously scheduled for Wednesday, January 29, 2014, has been rescheduled for Tuesday, January 28, 2014. For more details, call (301) 475-5511, ext. 32177.
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Elementary School Boundary Redistricting Information

On January 9, the Board of Education elected to move forward with Public Hearings on elementary school redistricting. Schools that may be affected are Beach Elementary, Calvert Elementary, Huntingtown Elementary, Mt. Harmony, Plum Point Elementary, Sunderland Elementary and Windy Hill Elementary. Public Hearings will be held on February 11, 2014 at the Mary Harrison...
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Open Forums Scheduled for Superintendent Search

Open Forums Scheduled for Superintendent Search

The Calvert County Board of Education (“Board”) has initiated a nationwide search for a new Superintendent of Schools. To help facilitate the process, the Board has contracted with the Maryland Association of Boards of Education (“MABE”). Open forums for the staff and community will be held at locations throughout the county to provide the...
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Board of Ed to Meet with Local Delegation

Charles County Board of Education and the Superintendent to meet with local delegation The Board of Education will meet tomorrow, Friday, December 13, 9 am at the Jesse L. Starkey Administration Building with members of the Southern Maryland delegation to discuss the upcoming legislative session.
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Board of Education Reschedules Monthly Meeting

The Board of Education has rescheduled its monthly meeting to 4-7 pm, Tuesday, December 17, at the Jesse L. Starkey Administration Building. The meeting will begin with executive session at 4 pm. The public portion of the meeting begins at 4:45 pm and public forum is scheduled at 6 pm. The Board canceled its...
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Board of Education to Meet in Executive Session

The Board of Education of St. Mary’s County will meet in executive session at 11:30 am on Thursday, December 5, 2013 in the Board of Education Meeting Room, 23160 Moakley Street, in Leonardtown. The Board will be meeting in closed session under Article 24, Section 4-210a(c)8 for an appeal. For more details, call (301)...
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Joe Chenelly on School Policy on Weapons

I am pleased to report formal, public discussions have finally begun regarding Calvert County’s school policy and procedures on weapons, look-alike weapons and discipline. I made a motion at Thursday’s Board of Education meeting to immediately bring forward Policy 1515 and its associated procedures for a full review. http://bit.ly/1bGo28a Our policy cannot be zero...
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Board of Education Announces August 13 Agenda

The Board of Education’s next monthly meeting is Tuesday, August 13, at the Jesse L. Starkey Administration Building on Radio Station Road in La Plata. The public portion of the meeting begins at 1 p.m. and Public Forum is at 6 pm. All Board meetings are televised live on Comcast Channel 96 and Verizon...
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CC Board of Education Schedules Additional Meeting

The Calvert County Board of Education will meet in Closed Session on Thursday, August 1 at 6:00 pm to discuss personnel and legal matters. This Closed Session is permitted by the Maryland Open Meetings Act, Section 10-508(a)(1)(i) and (ii), (7) and Section 10-503 of the State Government Article of the Annotated Code of Maryland....
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Board of Education Approves Budget

The Board of Education approved a balanced Fiscal Year 2014 budget of $195,981,911 on June 13, 2013. This approved budget is $716,543 less than the Board’s original budget request. On February 21, the Board approved a budget proposal of $196.7, which was submitted to the Calvert County government for consideration. When the Board of...
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Superintendent Smith Leaving CCPS

Superintendent Smith Leaving CCPS

The Calvert County Board of Education and Superintendent Jack Smith announced today that Dr. Smith will be leaving his position in August of this year. Dr. Smith has chosen to exercise a clause in his contract that allows him to leave his position upon providing advance notice to the Board. An interim superintendent will be named and...
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Board approves High School Redistricting Plan

The Board of Education today approved the plan for the high school redistricting, which creates an attendance zone for St. Charles High School and relieves overcrowding at the six existing high schools. The Board approved Superintendent of Schools James E. Richmond’s recommendation of Proposal B with a modification with a vote of 6 to...
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