The Pledge Allegiance was led by Greensboro Elementary School Pre-Kindergarten students.
Kaitlyn Wilson was recognized for being a regional winner in the Poetry Out Loud regional competition and for competing at the state level. She is pictured with Board of Education Vice President James Newcomb Jr. and Superintendent of Schools Dr. Khalid Mumin.
Students from grades kindergarten to 12th grade participated in the Caroline County Council of Arts Short Story Contest. Pictured with Dr. Mumin and Board Vice President James Newcomb Jr. are some of the winners: Talin Krashoc, Vanessa Rex, Linda Davila, Pearl Uva, and Cassandra Brey. Not pictured are winners: Clarissa Peugh, Abbigail Daubach, Jacob Newell and Logan Peugh.
Three North Caroline High School students were recognized for participating in the Maryland History Day local and state competition sponsored by the Maryland Humanities Council and for receiving the Naval and Maritime History Award. From left to right is Dr. Mumin, Josh Bouchal, Anthony Figueroa and James Newcomb Jr., board vice president. Not pictured is Chase Koski.
Cameron Lowery, a Ridgely Elementary School student, was recognized for being the District II winner of the 'If I Were Mayor' essay contest. The contest is sponsored by the Maryland Municipal League. Cameron was recognized at an awards ceremony in Annapolis on May 18.
North Caroline High students Brett Carmean and Christopher White were recognized for being Tennis Team Regional Bayside Champions and State Finalist participants.
Members of the Colonel Richardson High School Boys Track Team, the North Caroline High School Boys Track Team and the North Caroline High School Girls Track Team were all recognized for being Regional Bayside Champions and State Finalists. Pictured along with coaches Tom Coursey and James Jackson are two of the CRHS Boys Track team members: Rysheem Oney and Brockman Harris. Other members of the CRHS track team, not pictured are LaMar Opher, Isiah Bolden, Stanley-Louis Pierre and Travis Morgan. The NCHS Boys Track team members are: Alex Hardman, Andrew Ell, Tyler Harman and Rodney Thomas. The NCHS Girls Track team members are: Lizzy Walton, Claudia Damico, Ashley Hall, Morgan Hewitt, Taylor Knight, Catlin Adams, Addie Dyson, Rachel Sturm and Alana Reynolds.
Patricia Adams, a bus driver, was recognized for her oustanding performance and efforts associated with a school bus accident that occurred on April 8, 2014. In front from left to right: Board member Walter B. Palmer III, Assistant Superintendent for Administrative Services Milton Nagel, Adams, Supervisor of Transportation Robert Jester and Board President C. Tolbert Rowe. In back from left to right Superintendent Dr. Khalid Mumin, Board Vice President James Newcomb Jr. and board member George Abner.
2014 Maryland Parent Involvement Matters Award
Mrs. Nohea Krashoc, Federalsburg Elementary School parent, was recognized for being a semi-finalist for the Maryland Parent Involvement Matters Award
Excellence in Educational Diversity and Equity Awards - Awards are intended to honor those who have made outstanding contributions to promote a better understanding of diverse groups, and advanced achievement among minority, economically disadvantaged and disabled students.
Ms. Chris Pierce - Federalsburg Lions Club - Community Individual
Ms. Gelard Merilus - School District Personnel
Mr. Anthony Dickerson - D.A.D.S. Support Group - Community/Business Partnerships
Reports and Presentations
- Summer Capital Projects Update - Milton Nagel, Assistant Superintendent for Administrative Servcies, gave an update on the 2014 Summer Capital Projects.
- Katherine Bridwell, 2013-2014 Caroline County Teacher of the Year, gave a report on her activities and experiences during this school year.
Action Items - The Board approved the following items:
- Special Education Staffing Plan
- Partial Window Replacement Bid for Lockerman Middle School
- Memorandum of Understanding with the Town of Denton for maintaining the Chesapeake Culinary School
- Facility Use Fee Schedule for the Chesapeake Culinary School
- Educational Facilities Master Plan
- Textbook Adoptions for World History, World Geography and AP United States History.
- End of Year purchases
Mr. William Q. Allen, Supervisor of Pupil Services discussed the Discipline Code of Student Conduct Policy III.31.10.