Showing posts with label Civility. Show all posts
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Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Feb. 14, 2018 Carroll County BoEd meeting will discuss flag issue

President Jean Lewis has asked that the membership be made aware of an upcoming Carroll County Board of Education meeting in which the display of the Confederate flag in public schools, will be discussed.

At the Wed., Feb. 14, 2018 board meeting the “Legal opinion on restricting school dress” is agenda item number 7. Find a copy of the agenda attached.

According to 1st Vice President Dr. Pam Zappardino, “The Carroll County Board of Education will again take up the issue of Confederate flag clothing and other articles in the schools at its meeting on Wednesday, February 14 at 5pm in the Board Room at the Public Schools Central Office Building at 125 Court Street Westminster.

“The legal report should be completed. Please be there to support the removal of these symbols and to let Supt. Steve Guthrie and the Board know they have your support in doing so. We need folks to turn out!”

According to a recent release by the Carroll County Board of Education:

Board of Education Meeting – Wednesday, February 14

The Board of Education of Carroll County will hold its regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, February 14, 2018, at 5:00 p.m. in the Charles I. Ecker Boardroom at the Board of Education offices, located at 125 North Court Street, Westminster. The public is encouraged to attend. There will be time for citizen participation at this meeting.

Citizen participation will be held following administrative items and presentations. Citizens who wish to address the Board during Citizen Participation are encouraged to check the agenda prior to the meeting to determine what time the public comment portion of the meeting will begin. 

The agenda and back-up materials for the meeting can be found by going to the school system’s website at and clicking on Agendas and Documents under Board of Education.

The meeting will be streamed live on the Carroll County Public Schools website at Click on CETV under News and Media at the bottom of the home page or go directly to:

The Board meeting also will be broadcast live on Channel 21, with rebroadcasts on Thursday, February 15, at 8:00 p.m.; Saturday, February 17, at 9:00 a.m.; Sunday, February 18, at 8:00 p.m.; and Thursday, February 18, at 8:00 p.m.

Any questions, please contact President Jean at

Dr. Pam Zappardino may be reached at

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