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Children of fallen service members to experience a day in the life of a Midshipman

Children of fallen service members to experience a day in the life of a Midshipman

| January 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

On Saturday, Jan. 31, nearly 50 surviving children of America’s fallen military will experience “A Day in the Life of a Midshipman” at the U.S. Naval Academy (USNA) with the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS). The children, ranging from ages 4 to 19, will learn about leading and mentoring others, overcoming adversity, and being […]

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Alleviating the school board’s special interest politics

Alleviating the school board’s special interest politics

| January 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Between now and July 1, 2015, Governor Larry Hogan will appoint to the Anne Arundel Board of Education a majority (five of eight) of its adult members.  In doing so, he will be limited to choosing from among those nominated by the Anne Arundel School Board Nominating Commission, which is required by statute to submit […]

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Bells will be ringing on Sunday at St. John’s College

Bells will be ringing on Sunday at St. John’s College

| January 27, 2015 | 1 Comment

Every year the bell of St. John’s College’s McDowell Hall rings to mark an important rite of passage for seniors at the country’s third oldest college. Approximately 101 seniors will be allowed one celebratory peal between 12:30 and 1:30 a.m. on Sunday, February 1, commemorating the completion of the senior essay that is due earlier […]

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Edgewater Elementary wins BGE award for video

Edgewater Elementary wins BGE award for video

| January 25, 2015 | 1 Comment

Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) is pleased to announce that it has awarded $30,000 in funding for school enrichment projects to 11 elementary schools in its central Maryland service area as part of the third annual BGE Wires Down Video Challenge. The eleven winning schools and their videos were selected from a field of […]

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AACC encourages employers to sign up for April job fair

AACC encourages employers to sign up for April job fair

| January 23, 2015 | 1 Comment

Employers planning to hire workers this spring or summer should sign up now to have a booth at Anne Arundel Community College’s Spring Job Fair from noon-4 p.m. April 16, in the David S. Jenkins Gymnasium on AACC’s Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway. The fair is open to jobseekers in the Maryland-Washington, D.C. Metro area […]

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AACC paralegal students among first to learn e-file court system

AACC paralegal students among first to learn e-file court system

| January 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel Community College paralegal studies students will be among the first to learn the new e-filing system as part of their training. Erin Gable, the instructional specialist for the Legal Studies Institute, incorporated e-filing into AACC’s course “Law Office Practice and Technology” (LGS 112) last fall, making AACC the first college in the state […]

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Leadership Project: SPHS and Arden’s Angels

Leadership Project: SPHS and Arden’s Angels

| January 22, 2015 | 1 Comment

Lauren Fanshawe, Emma Chamberlin, Makenna Lee, Kelly Franchak, and Tiffeny Ayoola fundraised $160 outside of Clements Hardware. The money was used to buy gift cards for a family sponsored by the YWCA. Fanshawe and her team traveled to the YWCA on December 22 with cards, baked goods, and a prepared craft for their leadership project, Arden’s Angels. The YWCA […]

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Free Seminar: Recognizing the at-risk learner

Free Seminar: Recognizing the at-risk learner

| January 21, 2015 | 1 Comment

A free seminar, Recognizing the at-risk learner, will be presented on Tuesday, February 3, 2015 from 7:00 – 8:30pm at the Crofton Community Library. Parents of kindergarten and preschool-aged children should attend to learn about early communication, behavioral, and social indicators that may predict later learning difficulties. What might you observe? How do you discuss […]

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St. Andrew’s open house scheduled for January 23rd

St. Andrew’s open house scheduled for January 23rd

| January 19, 2015 | 1 Comment

Saint Andrew’s Day School will host a winter Open House on Friday, January 23, 2015. Families with children from Pre-K-8th grade are invited to visit from 9 a.m.-11 a.m. to meet our enthusiastic, experienced faculty, see classes in session, and tour campus with our 8th grade tour guides. Q& A opportunities follow the tours, giving […]

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Pride of Baltimore and Port of Baltimore announce Maritime Day Contest for students

Pride of Baltimore and Port of Baltimore announce Maritime Day Contest for students

| January 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

In anticipation of Baltimore’s 2nd annual National Maritime Day event, Pride of Baltimore, Inc. and the Port of Baltimore have launched their second annual statewide student contest! Maryland K – 12 students are challenged to use their creativity to explain (A) How the Port of Baltimore has changed over time, and why it is a […]

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Severna Park students help modernize Chesapeake Children’s Museum

Severna Park students help modernize Chesapeake Children’s Museum

| January 18, 2015 | 1 Comment

Severna Park High School seniors Katrina McNally and Sarah Weinstein work with a trio of underclassmen to help modernize the old Annapolis museum. For their Leadership class, they created a service learning project targeted towards the Chesapeake Children’s Museum in Annapolis. The students are building educational panels to line the walkway to the building in […]

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Severna Park High students advance green initiative for school

Severna Park High students advance green initiative for school

| January 18, 2015 | 1 Comment

Maryland Green School, Severna Park High School’s Leadership Institute, is continuing its history of environmental excellence and advocacy through the efforts of two seniors, Dan Craig and Dylan Lenart. The two, along with  their leadership team of 3 underclassmen created “Respect It Don’t Neglect It.”  The project  focuses on fostering a sustainable future in our […]

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LEGO® Robot qualifier tournament returns to AACC

LEGO® Robot qualifier tournament returns to AACC

| January 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Robots will be put through their paces on Saturday, Jan. 24, when 16 teams of 9-to-14-year-olds from around the county and the region compete in the “Battle by the Bay,” a First® LEGO® League qualifier tournament at Anne Arundel Community College. Competitions take place in the Center for Applied Learning and Technology on the west […]

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Explore Barcelona, Madrid and Paris with AACC

Explore Barcelona, Madrid and Paris with AACC

| January 15, 2015 | 1 Comment

Experience world-famous architecture and design firsthand by visiting Paris, Barcelona and Madrid through a travel-study program offered this summer by Anne Arundel Community College. The deadline to register is Feb. 2. The trip is scheduled May 18-30 and will be led by AACC Professor Michael D. Ryan, chair of the architecture and interior design department, […]

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Caritas Society to host meet and greet at Annapolis Smokehouse & Tavern

Caritas Society to host meet and greet at Annapolis Smokehouse & Tavern

| January 15, 2015 | 1 Comment

Caritas Society of St. John’s College will chase away winter doldrums at a “Meet and Greet” hosted by Annapolis Smokehouse Tavern in Eastport on Thursday, January 22 from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. A fun evening with good friends and greatd food will feature jazz by the Unified Jazz Ensemble (after 8:00 p.m.), and a vodka […]

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The Joy of Classical Education: A free lecture presented by Rockbridge Academy

The Joy of Classical Education: A free lecture presented by Rockbridge Academy

| January 15, 2015 | 1 Comment

Rockbridge Academy welcomes the community to a free lecture on The Joy of Classical Education by renowned writer and historian, Susan Wise Bauer. The lecture will take place January 22, 2015 at 7:30 pm at the Evangelical Presbyterian Church of Annapolis, 710 Ridgley Road, Annapolis, MD.    Wise Bauer’s most recent project is an ongoing narrative world history […]

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Poetry and jazz highlight February events at AACC

Poetry and jazz highlight February events at AACC

| January 14, 2015 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel Community College offers many events open to the community that are organized or hosted by various college departments or programs. Occasionally, times, dates or places of the events change. For the most up-to-date information, visit the event’s web page or the college’s website at http://www.aacc.edu/events. AACC CLASSES Feb. 2 – 13-week session of […]

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St. Martin’s 8th graders in running for $10,000 grant

St. Martin’s 8th graders in running for $10,000 grant

| January 13, 2015 | 1 Comment

Scotties, a leader in the tissue industry is pleased to announce the top 10 entries in their Trees Rock® video contest. The 8th grade students from St. Martin’s Lutheran School in Annapolis, MD have emerged as one of the top 10 finalists in the 6th – 8th grade section of this national video contest. The […]

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Arlotto issues statement about botched school cancellations

Arlotto issues statement about botched school cancellations

| January 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

Superintendent of Schools George Arlotto released the following statement today regarding the decision to open schools on time: “The decision to open, close, or delay the opening of schools is complex and one which I do not take lightly. This morning, after receiving data and recommendations from staff, I made the decision based on the information that I […]

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Key School to hold open house

Key School to hold open house

| January 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Key School will hold an Open House on Tuesday, January 13, 2015. Families interested in learning more about what Key’s program offers children in Pre-School through grade 4 are invited to attend. Beginning at 9:00 a.m., all visitors will have the opportunity to meet the faculty, see classes in session, and talk with current […]

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Separate incidents injure numerous students in snowy weather

Separate incidents injure numerous students in snowy weather

| January 6, 2015 | 1 Comment

This morning, a school bus overturned in Odenton, two Northeast High School students were taken to shock trauma (one in critical condition), and a Glen Burnie High student was hit by a car in the snowy weather.  Anne Arundel County Public Schools did not delay or cancel school due to the weather. The police had […]

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Anne Arundel County Public Schools blow another snow day decision

Anne Arundel County Public Schools blow another snow day decision

| January 6, 2015 | 2 Comments

Last year, almost to the day, Acting Superintendent Mamie Perkins promised that the Anne Arundel County Public Schools had learned their lesson about inclement weather and allowing school to remain in session.  It seems that the current administration must have been nodding off during that meeting because they blew it again. While neighboring districts were […]

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