Mr. Zach Foltz Selected as Head Varsity Baseball Coach

Caroline High School has selected Mr. Zach Foltz as the new Head Varsity Baseball Coach. He has served as the varsity assistant coach for the past three seasons. Coach Foltz served on the JV coaching staff for nine seasons in Caroline from 2008-2016. He has attended numerous coaching clinics and coached area travel baseball teams. After graduating from Caroline, Mr. Foltz played baseball at Rappahannock Community College before transferring to Bridgewater College for his final two seasons of eligibility. Coach Foltz has a degree from Bridgewater in Health & Physical Education. He currently teaches Health & Physical Education at Caroline Middle School. CCPS welcome Mr. Zach Foltz to his new role at Caroline High School.

Zach Foltz

CCPS “First Day of School” Photo Templates

We are so excited to welcome students back to school on Monday, August 12, 2019. Please feel free to download a “First Day of School” photo template to capture your student’s special moment. Whether your child is a kindergartner or a rising senior there is a template for you!

CCPS would love to post your student’s first day photo on the CCPS Facebook page and use a handful of photos in the opening school year video. If you’re willing to share your “First Day of School” photo with us, please email your photo to the Superintendent’s Administrative Assistant, Lisa Stevens (lstevens@ccps.us).

MySchoolBucks Online Fee Payment

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Now CCPS parents can use MySchoolBucks to pay for your child’s school fees online! This is the same system our CCPS cafeterias utilize. If you don’t already have an account with MySchoolBucks, you will need to sign up for a new parent account. Once the account is created, simply add your child to your household account. Once completed, you are ready to make your first online payment!

Contact the bookkeeper at your child’s school if you have any questions. We hope that this online service will support you in preparing your child for the 2019-2020 school year!

Staffing Updates

Caroline Middle School Principal Announced for CCPS

Mr. Darin Thompson was named the new principal of Caroline Middle School at the special called Caroline County School Board meeting on July 24, 2019.

Mr. Thompson graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice. He has a Master’s of Science Degree from VCU in Public Administration and a Master’s of Science Degree from Regent in Educational Leadership. Mr. Thompson served in Richmond Public Schools as Principal and Assistant Principal. He most recently served as an Associate Principal in Chesterfield County Public Schools during the 2018-19 school year.

Mr. Thompson’s strengths of building relationships, collaborating with parents, staff, and students, and creating a culture of excellence drive his daily decisions and practices. Principal Thompson’s areas of expertise are student engagement, special education, instructional leadership, and equity.

Caroline County Public Schools welcomes Mr. Darin Thompson as a CMS Eagle!

Mr. Darin Thompson
Mr. Darin Thompson – CMS Principal

Madison Elementary Assistant Principal Announced for CCPS

Mrs. Lindsey Rose was named the new assistant principal of Madison Elementary School at the special called Caroline County School Board meeting on July 24, 2019.

Mrs. Rose graduated from Radford University with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Social Science. She has a Master’s Degree from the University of Mary Washington with a Gifted endorsement. Mrs. Rose is a graduate from Longwood University where she earned an endorsement in Educational Leadership.

Lindsey Rose has been with Caroline County Public Schools since 2005. Most recently, she was the division K-12 History/Science Instructional Specialist. Prior to this appointment, Mrs. Rose was a CCPS Gifted Specialist for 6 years. Mrs. Rose has also served as a history teacher with Caroline for 7 years. During Mrs. Rose’s tenure, she embraced a number of additional leadership roles including CMS ACE Coordinator, Governor’s School Coordinator, Assistant Testing Coordinator, History Department Chair, and Instructional Leadership Team.

Congratulations and welcome to the Madison Mustang team!

Mrs. Lindsey Rose - MES Assistant Principal
Mrs. Lindsey Rose – MES Assistant Principal

Supervisor of Federal Programs Announced for CCPS

Mrs. Andrea Ross was named the new Supervisor of Federal Programs at the special called Caroline County School Board meeting on July 24, 2019.

Mrs. Ross graduated from State University of New York at Fredonia with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics. She has a Master’s of Science Degree in Instruction from Central Michigan University. She also has an Educational Specialist Degree with a concentration in Administration/Supervision from the University of Virginia.

Mrs. Ross has been the Henrico County Public Schools Preschool Specialist since July 2017. Prior to this appointment, she served as a Henrico County Public Schools Elementary Principal from 2009-2017.

Mrs. Ross brings expertise in Title grants, federal programs, Head Start, Virginia Preschool Initiative, instructional leadership, and early childhood education. Her skills include budgeting, audit preparation, grant writing, communication and collaboration, and family engagement.

Caroline County Public Schools welcomes Mrs. Andrea Ross in this position.

Mrs. Andrea Ross
Mrs. Andrea Ross – Supervisor of Federal Programs