Friday, April 19, 2013
Six dogwoods were being placed in the ground by students from the school throughout the day.
A group of first-graders at Cape St. Claire Elementary School gathered around a hole dug in the ground, anxiously awaiting their turn to handle a shovel. The students were being assisted in planting trees by workers from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources on school grounds in honor of the upcoming Earth Day celebration. Six dogwoods were being placed by students from the school throughout the day. The students learned how to properly prepare a tree for planting, including the depth needed for the tree to grow roots and how to carefully handle the tree and planting equipment in a group setting. The event was made possible through Marylanders Plant Trees, a state program established by Gov. Martin O’Malley in 2009. Since its …
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Forest Service will plant 9 trees with students at Cape St. Claire Elementary School as part of their Earth Day celebration.
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Monday, March 11, 2013
Read Across Maryland month continues with Buddy Hance visiting Cape St. Claire Elementary School on Monday.
First-graders at Cape St. Claire Elementary School will have a very special guest read them a story on Monday, as part of Read Across Maryland month and Ag Literacy Week. Buddy Hance, a farmer and the Maryland Department of Agriculture Secretary, will read to students on Monday, March 18 at 9:30 a.m. at Cape St. Claire Elementary School. For the fifth year in a row, Gov. Martin O'Malley's administration is partnering with the Maryland State Education Association, the Maryland Library Association and the Maryland Association of School Librarians to encourage educators, parents and children to read 30 minutes a day for 30 days as part of a Read 30 for 30 program. This year also marks the third annual Ag Literacy Campaign, launched by the …
Thursday, February 21, 2013
Of 24 high school winners, half came from Broadneck High School.
Nineteen students from Broadneck-area schools were awarded for strong writing skills. The Anne Arundel County Reading Council recognized 54 students for their talents as storytellers, poets and essayists. The council received more than 1,000 entries. The 22 first- and second-place entries will go on to be judged at the state level. Anne Arundel County will honor the high school writers at a reception on Feb. 21, and the younger writers will be honored in April. Of 24 high school winners, half came from Broadneck High School. Maureen Thomas, an English teacher at the school, said she was very proud of her students. Here is a list of Broadneck-area student winners by grade: Third Grade: Sixth Grade: Seventh Grade: Eighth Grade: Ninth Grade …
Friday, August 24, 2012
CSCE Principal Lisa Leitholf was previously the head of Seven Oaks Elementary in Odenton.
Patch caught up with Cape St. Claire Elementary's new Principal Lisa Leitholf during the busy week before school starts back. This year will be a fresh start for the elementary school in many ways, after the departure of eight educators at the end of the school year. Longtime Principal Donna Pergerson and Assistant Principal Diane Lorton retired in June. Four teachers also retired, and two others transferred to other schools, according to the school's June newsletter. Leitholf was named head of CSCE in July, and the school's new assistant principal is Janet Lancaster. Patch: What are some of the challenges of being a new principal? Lisa Leitholf: The hardest part is that I don't know the students yet. I'm accustomed to knowing the students…
Sunday, July 29, 2012
The new assistant principal at the elementary school is Janet Lancaster.
When Cape St. Claire Elementary students head back into classrooms this fall, they'll have a few new faces, including a new principal and assistant principal. Lisa Leitholf was named the school's new principal, earlier this month. She is the former principal at Seven Oaks Elementary in Odenton. This week Janet Lancaster was named the new assistant principal on the school system's website. Lancaster is a former vice principal at Seven Oaks Elementary, and once taught fourth grade at Cape St. Claire Elementary. Over the summer, four longtime educators at Cape St. Claire Elementary retired, including principal Donna Pergerson, assistant principal Diane Lorton, special education teacher Ellen Harman and kindergarten teacher Cynthia Koontz. …
Thursday, July 12, 2012
Lisa Leitholf will be the new principal starting in the fall.
Lisa Leitholf will be the new principal of Cape St. Claire Elementary School, according to a release from Anne Arundel County Public Schools. Leitholf was formerly the principal of Seven Oaks Elementary in Odenton since the school opened in 2007. Over the summer, four longtime educators at Cape St. Claire Elementary retired, including principal Donna Pergerson, assistant principal Diane Lorton, special education teacher Ellen Harman and kindergarten teacher Cynthia Koontz.
Thursday, June 21, 2012
Arnold Elementary's new principal will be Shauna Kauffman, who was the principal of Crofton Elementary.
Seventeen schools across the county will have new principals in the coming school year, including Arnold Elementary School (AES). Fourteen teachers and administrators from the Broadneck area retired this year, including AES' principal Rosemary Biggart, who had been with the school system for 40 years. Arnold Elementary's new principal will be Shauna Kauffman, formerly the principal at Crofton Elementary, according to a press release from Anne Arundel County Public Schools (AACPS). In 2011, Kauffman moved from being the principal of Central Special Education to Crofton Elementary. Kauffman asked school administrators for a transfer to a different school this year after an incident at Crofton Elementary where a child threatened a teacher, …
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Broadneck and Cape St. Claire elementary schools are getting additional teachers through next year's budget.
When the County Council adopted the fiscal year 2013 budget, it funded 128 new personnel at county schools for the new school year—including 75 new teachers. Two of those teachers are scheduled to be assigned to Broadneck schools—one for Broadneck Elementary and one for Cape St. Claire Elementary. According to the list of teachers provided to Patch, no additional teachers are set for Arnold Elementary, Belvedere Elementary or Windsor Farm Elementary schools. County Councilman Dick Ladd (R-5th District) of Broadneck said he took issue with that and would look into it. "I believe that is a problem," Ladd said. "I think if there's nothing added to Windsor Farms, then something's out of balance." The distribution of teachers is determined by …
Friday, June 15, 2012
Teachers and principals from local schools ended long careers in service to education during the 2011-12 school year.
Fourteen local teachers and administrators are retiring from Anne Arundel County schools in Broadneck. Many of those leaving have given decades of their lives to local schools. Cape St. Claire Elementary is losing both its principal and assistant principal, and three of the those retiring have spent the past 40 years educating students. Listed below are the teachers and administrators retiring from local schools, with their total years of service in the education field. Arnold Elementary School Belvedere Elementary School Broadneck Elementary School Broadneck High School Cape St. Claire Elementary School Magothy River Middle School Severn River Middle School Windsor Farm Elementary School Did any teacher here leave an impact on your life…