ROCK HALL — Following unanimous approval by the Kent County Board of Education, the last day of school for students here is Wednesday, June 12 and it will be a half day.
CENTREVILLE — At the annual meeting of the Association of Independent Maryland and D.C. Schools, the membership elected Gunston’s Head of School John Lewis to serve as the board president beginning Aug. 1, according to a news release.
CENTREVILLE — Queen Anne’s County Budget Director Jonathan Seeman unveiled a proposed fiscal 2020 budget of $144 million during a meeting Tuesday, April 9 of the county commissioners.
CHESTERTOWN — Washington College is expressing interest in growing its presence in Talbot County, according to the college’s president Kurt Landgraf.
CENTREVILLE — The $2.3 million turf field project at Kent Island and Queen Anne’s County high schools is approved, and construction is scheduled to begin the first part of June after graduation ceremonies, Queen Anne’s County Administrator Todd Mohn confirmed Tuesday, April 2.
CENTREVILLE — The Maryland Grain Producers Association will offer four $2,500 to students pursuing an agriculturally related degree or career in 2019. The Applicant or the applicants’ immediate family must be involved in the production of grain in Maryland.
ROCK HALL — The Kent County Board of Education is holding a public hearing Monday, March 25 on Superintendent Karen Couch’s $28.5 million spending plan for the upcoming fiscal year.
ANNAPOLIS — Eastern Shore college presidents and other representatives from universities on the shore updated the Eastern Shore Delegation on college initiatives, budget decisions and other programs offered at the colleges, during the delegation’s meeting March 15.
ROCK HALL — School safety, content specialists and continued maintenance of schools topped Superintendent Karen Couch’s requests in her fiscal year 2020 preliminary budget.
ROCK HALL — Work is set to begin on maintenance of Kent County High School’s athletic field after the Board of Education voted to award a contract to WindView Athletic Fields for $8,540.
CHESTERTOWN — Author Wil Haygood returns to Kent County Public Schools Thursday, March 21 to meet with both students and members of the community.
ROCK HALL — Crafting a budget for Kent County Public Schools in some regards creates a “catch-22” situation — looking for ways to save money while also accounting for the increasing costs of maintaining a district.