Carroll County Public Schools

Carroll County Public Schools is the public school system for residents of Carroll County, Maryland. This is the official page of Carroll County Public Schools.

The purpose of our page is to communicate information regarding system-wide activities, events, and accomplishments taking place within Carroll County Public Schools. We also post notifications of school closings and delays and emergency information. We are currently not accepting comments due to time and staffing constraints in managing the page. However, if you have a question or concern, please contact us at [email protected].

Mission: Carroll County Public Schools: Building the Future

Operating as usual

Would you like to nominate your school counselor for Maryland School Counselor of the Year? Go to to learn more.

Carroll County Public Library

Just announced: Join us LIVE on Facebook for a purr-fect night of fun with author John Gallagher as he discusses his Max Meow series on Monday, October 19 at 7pm! John Gallagher is the author of the Max Meow series, including Max Meow Book 1: Cat Crusader and Max Meow Book 2: Donuts and Danger.

Presented LIVE on the CCPL page by Carroll County Public Library and A Likely Story Bookstore. The presentation will also be available the next day on YouTube.

Career and Technology Center Groundbreaking Ceremony

Scenes from Wednesday's groundbreaking ceremony at the Career and Technology Center

The Westminster Elementary 5th Grade French horns were joined virtually on Wednesday morning by SFC Selena Maytum from the US Army Field Band. Dr. Maytum provided expert tips on basic French horn technique and gave insight about her experiences from performing and touring with the US Army Field Band.

Marsha Herbert, vice-president of the Board of Education, toured South Carroll High School with administrators to look at model classrooms and speak to teachers about the hybrid model of learning.

Mr. Glenn, custodian, works to improve the South Carroll High School center courtyard.

It's a reunion of principals at the Career and Technology Center! Former principals Bill Eckles and Kate Engel joined current principal Betsy Donovan for today's groundbreaking.

Career and Technology Center groundbreaking

A great day for the groundbreaking ceremony for the Career and Technology Center addition and renovation!

CCPS CETV Webstreaming

Livestream the Board of Education updates meeting at 7 p.m. at

Dr. Salmon visits Shiloh Middle School.

State Superintendent of Schools Dr. Karen Salmon visits the Career and Technology Center.

First Financial serves the students, teachers, and families of Carroll County Public Schools. Thatโ€™s why when you join in October, theyโ€™ll give $50 to one of four charities that supports our community! Visit their website to learn more:

U.S. Census Bureau

In honor of #WorldTeachersDay, we want to make lesson planning a little easier for all the teachers with our #StatisticsInSchools ๐Ÿ“š activity hub, which includes this middle school math activity.

Download here:

[10/06/20]   Who needs some easy Service Learning Hours???
Sykesville Parks and Rec is sponsoring a โ€œClean Up the Parkโ€ day on Saturday, October 10th, 9-12pm. There are 2 meeting spots: 1) Harold Burkett Park, located at 7181 Norris Avenue in Sykesville and 2) Post Office on Oklahoma Road (where the French Twist is). Please wear a mask, bring gloves (heavy duty/gardening gloves recommended), as well as a water bottle (preferably reusable). Trash bags will be provided.
Please RSVP on the Sykesville Parks and Recreation page. Everyone who comes out to help will receive a free popcorn ticket for the movie Sykesville Parks and Rec will be playing the night after park clean up โ€“ a Halloween themed movie to be announced!
Please bring your service learning form with you for signature. For your online service learning submission, you should indicate your contact person as Chris Sevick, 410-795-8959.

Ed Singer, Carroll County Health Officer, tours South Carroll High School and meets with science teacher Linda McGuire to review safety protocol for re-opening CCPS schools in the hybrid model.

The 2021 Maryland Teacher of the Year will be announced on the air in a 30 minute Teacher of the Year Special on Maryland Public Television (MPT2) on October 8, 2020 from 8:00 pm to 8:30 pm and also the same time that evening on MarylandPublicTV.

School bus routes are now posted on the CCPS website at

A SCHS student works on virtual learning in the Media Center.

[09/30/20]   Livestream this eveningโ€™s Capital Improvement Program budget public hearing at 5 p.m., immediately followed by a Board updates meeting on reopening schools.

Students learning in small groups.

Carroll County Government Maryland

The Census 2020 has a new deadline of October 5, 2020. It's quick and easy.

Virtual instruction taking place from the classroom.

In-person instruction at the Carroll County Career and Technology Center

The Board of Education will hold an updates meeting on Wednesday, September 30, immediately following the public hearing on the Capital Improvement Program (CIP) budget, which begins at 5:00 p.m. There will be no citizen participation at this meeting. Public comment will be accepted through the CCPS website and U.S. mail.

Today Show

Check out Winters Mill High School on this morning's TODAY show!

Seventy percent of teens believe anxiety and depression are major issues among people their age. Launching Mental Health and Americaโ€™s Kids, a special series, TODAYโ€™s Sheinelle Jones reports on a high school in Westminster, Maryland, where some students are determined to make a difference. (Mental Health and Americaโ€™s Kids is in collaboration with the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative.)

Winters Mill High School will be featured on NBCโ€™s TODAY on Friday at 8:35 a.m. on WBAL-TV Channel 11. The program will focus on the schoolโ€™s Sources of Strength program and senior Diana Flores, who was selected as the 2020 Student Champion of the Year by the Childrenโ€™s Mental Health Matters! Campaign for her commitment to help raise awareness and reduce the stigma of childrenโ€™s mental health.

Congratulations to Hampstead Elementary School for being named a 2020 National Blue Ribbon School! Read more at

Community Media Center of Carroll County

Hear from Carroll County's Board of Education Candidates! The Community Media Center will hold a virtual Board of Education Candidates Forum on Tuesday, September 29th at 7:00 PM Watch it live online at or on cable channel HD-1086 or channel 19.

Bob Blubaugh, editor of the Carroll County Times will serve as moderator for the event. Residents can submit questions for the candidates prior to the forum by emailing them to [email protected]

Candidates who have confirmed participation in the Board of Education Candidates Forum include: Stephanie R. Brooks, Virginia R. Harrison, Marsha B. Herbert and Donna Sivigny. Of these four candidates, two will be elected to the Board of Education.

The Community Media Center is conducting this forum as a public service for the residents of Carroll County and does not endorse any political candidate or political organization.

Please take a moment to complete our online survey to help us determine the best way to deliver this and future programs

The Board of Education will hold an updates meeting at 5 p.m. this evening. Watch the livestream at

Preschoolers learn in small groups at Carroll Springs School.

The Board of Education of Carroll County is seeking applications from interested county citizens to fill three vacancies on the school systemโ€™s Audit Committee. The deadline to apply is October 23rd. Read more at

Thereโ€™s still time to complete the 2020 Census to ensure that we receive much-needed federal funding for our county and our schools. Have questions? Check out this FAQ at

A public hearing on the proposed Capital Budget and Capital Improvement Program budget request will be held on Wednesday, September 30, at 5:00 p.m. Please go to for details and information on public comment.

First Financial Federal Credit Union of Maryland

Thank you to everyone who participated! We loved reading all of the inspirational comments! Stay tuned for the winners announced later today...

You made it through the first week of school... let's celebrate!

While this year probably looked different than previous years, adjusting from summer-mode to back-to-school mode is never easy. That's why we're here to help make life a little easier with our Back-to-Learning Giveaway!

Whether you're a student, teacher, or parent enter for your chance to win one of the prizes below!

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Career and Technology Center Groundbreaking Ceremony
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Distance Learning Showcase - Andy Cunningham and Dean Mann
Distance Learning Showcase - Jenny Clinton
Distance Learning Showcase - Nickole McGurk
Distance Learning Showcase - JoAnn Benson
Distance Learning Showcase - Kyle Patterson
Mary Poppins Jr. - West Middle School
Distance Learning Showcase - Devon Rothschild and Denise Kresslein
Taps Across America - Westminster Elementary
Distance Learning Showcase - Brianna Jasion





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Westminster, MD

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Where aging, education and community meet.

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224 N Center St
Westminster, 21157

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Carroll CPR Carroll CPR
27 & Main St
Westminster, 21157

CarrollCPR exists to equip Carroll County Md and the surrounding areas in the medical field and the public with quality CPR knowledge and skills.

Appy Time for Learning Appy Time for Learning
255 Clifton Boulevard, Suite 313
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We are a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization & we support the academic achievement of elementary school aged students by integrating educational technology.

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The Center for Experience & Opportunity is a one-stop shop for McDaniel College students and grads interested in experiential learning opportunities.

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St. John Catholic School Westminster MD Alumni Association St. John Catholic School Westminster MD Alumni Association
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This is the page made just for SJS Alumni! Keep in touch with old classmates and find out what is happening at your former school today and in the future!

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