Ober, Brightman elected to lead
The Washington County Board of Education voted unanimously Tuesday to elect Roxanne R. Ober to another one-year term as the board's president.
The board also voted unanimously to name Board Member Donna Brightman vice president.
Trout honored at meeting
Charlotte Trout, a physics teacher at Williamsport High School, was honored Tuesday during the Washington County Board of Education meeting.
Trout was awarded the 2007 Verona Computational Science Teacher Leader Award for her exemplary use of computer-based models, simulations and visualizations to enhance student learning, and for her active participation in sharing computational science strategies and methods with others.
Capital improvement requests being sent
The Washington County Board of Education voted unanimously Tuesday to submit its capital improvement budget requests to the County Commissioners.
The more than $20 million request includes planning for a new Antietam Academy, a new "East City" high school and a new Eastern Primary school, according to the document.