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Explore fine arts and great literature at St. John’s this summer

Explore fine arts and great literature at St. John’s this summer

| May 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

St. John’s College welcomes the community to participate in evening and weekend seminars and fine arts workshops, through its Continuing Education and Fine Arts Program. Engage in lively seminar discussions of classic works including “Anna Karenina,” “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” and “The Complete Essays of Montaigne,” as well as works by Plato, Aristotle, Shakespeare, Descartes, […]

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Sunset Elementary presents Wizard of Oz at Chesapeake Arts Center

Sunset Elementary presents Wizard of Oz at Chesapeake Arts Center

| May 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Chesapeake Arts Center is proud to announce that Sunset Elementary School of Pasadena, Maryland will be performing the beloved classic, “The Wizard of Oz” on Saturday, May 30 at 7:00pm and Sunday, May 31 at 3:00pm in the Hammonds Lane Theatre. The show is for all ages! Tickets are $8.00 for Adults and $6.00 […]

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Osprey joins the Annapolis Maritime Museum

Osprey joins the Annapolis Maritime Museum

| May 25, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Annapolis Maritime Museum is proud to announce a new edition to its collection. On display in the exhibit room, a strikingly mounted osprey extends her wings while clutching a fish. Visitors to the museum can now get a close look at a bird that is usually seen only at a distance in the sky […]

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USNA Class of 2015 Graduation images (Part 2 of 2)

USNA Class of 2015 Graduation images (Part 2 of 2)

| May 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

On Friday morning, the United States Naval Academy graduated 1070 midshipmen under a refreshingly cool Friday to kick off the Memorial Day weekend. 790 were commissioned as Navy Ensigns and 264 as Marine Corps 2nd Lieutenants. There were 11 foreign national students graduating from Bangladesh, Jordan, Republic of Korea, Lebanon, Maldives,Mexico, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Tunisia . All images © […]

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USNA Class of 2015 Graduation images (Part 1 of 2)

USNA Class of 2015 Graduation images (Part 1 of 2)

| May 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

On Friday morning, the United States Naval Academy graduated 1070 midshipmen under a refreshingly cool Friday to kick off the Memorial Day weekend. 790 were commissioned as Navy Ensigns and 264 as Marine Corps 2nd Lieutenants. There were 11 foreign national students graduating from Bangladesh, Jordan, Republic of Korea, Lebanon, Maldives,Mexico, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Tunisia . All images © […]

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VP Biden addresses USNA Class of 2015

VP Biden addresses USNA Class of 2015

| May 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

On Friday morning, the United States Naval Academy graduated 1070 midshipmen under a refreshingly cool Friday to kick off the Memorial Day weekend. 790 were commissioned as Navy Ensigns and 264 as Marine Corps 2nd Lieutenants. There were 11 foreign national students graduating from Bangladesh, Jordan, Republic of Korea, Lebanon, Maldives,Mexico, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Tunisia . Vice President […]

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Rock Bridge Academy student places 4th in Rotary contest

Rock Bridge Academy student places 4th in Rotary contest

| May 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

Naomi Parker, 18, a senior at Rock Bridge Academy in Crownsville, placed fourth in the Rotary District 7620 4-Way Speech Contest held May 9 at the district conference at Hood College in Frederick. The daughter of David and Lisa Parker of Davidsonville, Ms. Parker won the Annapolis Rotary Club’s local contest and then won the […]

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Herndon conquered by Javarri Beachum in 1:38.36 (PHOTOS – VIDEO)

Herndon conquered by Javarri Beachum in 1:38.36 (PHOTOS – VIDEO)

| May 18, 2015 | 1 Comment

Near ninety degree temperatures, a brief storm, fifty pounds of lard, and a 20 foot tall obelisk were no match for the United States Naval Academy class of 2018.  Plebe Javarri Beachum from Port St. Joe, Florida was the one to place a midshipman’s cover atop the monument this afternoon. The victory was sealed with a […]

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Follow AACC students’ visual arts journeys at Quiet Waters exhibit

Follow AACC students’ visual arts journeys at Quiet Waters exhibit

| May 18, 2015 | 1 Comment

Artworks by current and former art students at Anne Arundel Community College will be showcased May 20-July 5, in a special, off-site exhibit in the Galleries at Quiet Waters Park off Hillsmere Road in Annapolis. “Drawn from AACC: Visual Journeys” is curated by Donna T. Hepner, associate professor of visual arts at AACC, and silver-and-gold-leaf […]

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Annapolis Symphony’s music van on the move

Annapolis Symphony’s music van on the move

| May 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

Beginning last week the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra’s Music Van will be on the road to provide musical instrument demonstrations for second and third graders at 14 elementary schools in Anne Arundel County.  The Music Van is an essential part of the ASO’s Education and Outreach program that starts with Education Concerts for second graders and continues […]

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Mitchell Gallery to exhibit Shakespeare First Folio in 2016

Mitchell Gallery to exhibit Shakespeare First Folio in 2016

| May 13, 2015 | 1 Comment

St. John’s College, Annapolis, recently named Maryland’s host site for the “First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare” national tour, is pleased to announce that the First Folio exhibition will be on view to the public from November 1 through December 4, 2016 at the Mitchell Gallery at St. John’s College. “St. John’s College, […]

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3rd Class Midshipman from USNA reportedly died in Amtrak 188 crash

3rd Class Midshipman from USNA reportedly died in Amtrak 188 crash

| May 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

UPDATE: The USNA has issued a statement: The Naval Academy is deeply saddened to report that a midshipman was named as one of the passengers who lost their life in the AMTRAK train which crashed in north Philadelphia at approximately 9:30 p.m. last night.  The midshipman was on leave and enroute to their home of […]

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Plebes No More! USNA Midshipmen complete 2015 Sea Trials (PHOTOS)

Plebes No More! USNA Midshipmen complete 2015 Sea Trials (PHOTOS)

| May 13, 2015 | 1 Comment

While most college kids are preparing to take their finals, approximately 1000 fourth class midshipmen at the United States Naval Academy will also take theirs–but with a twist.  Sea Trials! The Naval Academy freshman class endured 14 hours of rigorous physical and mental challenges during the Academy’s annual Sea Trials training exercise, yesterday as part of […]

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Former AACC standout midfielder to be inducted to hall of fame

Former AACC standout midfielder to be inducted to hall of fame

| May 11, 2015 | 1 Comment

Maurice “Maury” LaPointe, standout midfielder on Anne Arundel Community College’s 1994 and 1995 Men’s Lacrosse teams, is one of 10 new members being inducted into the National Junior College Athletic Association Men’s Lacrosse Coaches Association’s ninth Hall of Fame on Friday, May 8 at the Community College of Baltimore College-Essex. “This is a great honor,” […]

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Key School to hold pre-school open house

Key School to hold pre-school open house

| May 6, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Key School’s First School will hold an Open House on Tuesday, May 12, 2015. Families interested in learning more about what Key’s First School program offers children ages 2 to 5 are invited to attend. Beginning at 9:00 a.m., Key faculty members will introduce children to an array of hands-on activities in various subject […]

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Internship at home for at-risk women sparks donation drive at AACC

Internship at home for at-risk women sparks donation drive at AACC

| May 6, 2015 | 1 Comment

Students from the Human Services Club at Anne Arundel Community College organized a campus-wide donation drive to benefit Ruth’s Miracle Group Home, a home for at-risk women in Calvert County who are experiencing transitions in their lives and need a safe place to stay. The drive, which ran from early April through May 8, culminates […]

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Former Central Middle School teacher arrested for child pornography

Former Central Middle School teacher arrested for child pornography

| May 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel County Police Department’s Child and Vulnerable Adult Abuse Unit initiated an investigation into possessing and distribution of child pornography.  During the investigation into child pornography distribution on the internet, evidence was developed by child abuse detectives that led to a search warrant being executed on April 10, 2015 at a residence in […]

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USNA to name building after former Superintendent ADM Charles Larson

USNA to name building after former Superintendent ADM Charles Larson

| April 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

At a ceremony later this summer, the Naval Academy will rename the Administration Building “Larson Hall” in honor of Adm. Charles R. Larson, Naval Academy Class of 1958, who passed away July 26, 2014. The building was built in 1907, renovated in 2014, and serves as the headquarters of the Naval Academy superintendent and immediate […]

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AACC to host Crime, Violence, and Mental Illness conference

AACC to host Crime, Violence, and Mental Illness conference

| April 30, 2015 | 2 Comments

You hear the news. It’s happened again. Someone with a mental illness has committed a violent act and families’ lives are changed forever. To discuss how to identify those at risk and proven ways to reduce the likelihood of these tragic events, Anne Arundel Community College has gathered experts in public safety, psychology, mental illness […]

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Franchot to deliver AACC commencement address

Franchot to deliver AACC commencement address

| April 30, 2015 | 1 Comment

Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot will give the commencement address at Anne Arundel Community College’s 53rd Commencement at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 21, under a big tent on the athletic practice fields on the Arnold campus. Franchot was elected as Maryland’s 33rd comptroller in 2006 and was re-elected to a third term in November 2014. Since […]

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Summit School gala raises $100K; but you can still bid through tomorrow!

Summit School gala raises $100K; but you can still bid through tomorrow!

| April 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Summit School held their annual gala on Friday, April 24th at Greenway Bowl in Odenton. The Totally 80’s Gutter Ball Gala drew more than 200 attendees out in support of the school for bright students with dyslexia and other learning differences. The Gutter Ball Gala raised a net profit of $100,000 for The Summit […]

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St. John’s College emerges victorious again in the Annapolis Cup

St. John’s College emerges victorious again in the Annapolis Cup

| April 26, 2015 | 1 Comment

Before a crowd of more than 4,500 spectators on the St. John’s College campus, the St. John’s croquet team reclaimed the Annapolis Cup on Saturday, April 18, besting the U.S. Naval Academy with a 3-2 victory. Thwarting a potential third consecutive victory for the Midshipmen, bringing home the trophy had special meaning for the Johnnies. […]

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