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International Overdose Awareness Day scheduled for August 31st

International Overdose Awareness Day scheduled for August 31st

| August 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

On August 31, 2106, Anne Arundel County will be hosting the first International Overdose Awareness Day. Please join your neighbors in remembering those lives we have lost due to overdose and let our citizens know THERE IS HOPE! Recovery Anne Arundel ROSC in conjunction with the Anne Arundel County Executive’s Office, Police Department, Fire Department, Department of […]

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Drawings from the Dahesh Museum of Art on view at St. John’s Mitchell Gallery

Drawings from the Dahesh Museum of Art on view at St. John’s Mitchell Gallery

| August 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Mitchell Gallery at St. John’s College presents “The Essential Line: Drawings from the Dahesh Museum of Art,” an exhibition that explores the tradition of drawing as a foundation for the visual arts. The exhibition, which is free and open to the public, will be on view from August 26 through October 16. Mitchell Gallery […]

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AACC granted NKBA accreditation

AACC granted NKBA accreditation

| August 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

The AACC Interior Design program has been granted full National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA) accreditation. AACC is one of only two  higher education institutions in Maryland to be awarded this accreditation. “We’re thrilled,” said Janet Haddock, the interior design instructional specialist who headed the charge for accreditation. “It’s absolutely a big deal.” The accreditation […]

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West Annapolis Elementary to celebrate new school with ribbon cutting on Monday

West Annapolis Elementary to celebrate new school with ribbon cutting on Monday

| August 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

The West Annapolis community is all abuzz over the newest building on the block. The latest iteration in the school’s 122-year history has been modernized to include all the necessary touches for today’s technologically-savvy student. To celebrate, the students, administration, and staff, of West Annapolis Elementary School will join with the community and elected officials […]

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81K, a record number of students to start at AACPS this year

81K, a record number of students to start at AACPS this year

| August 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

Approximately 81,000 students – the most ever – are expected to fill seats in schools across the county when the 2016-2017 school year begins for most students on Monday, August 22. Those students will be greeted by expanded offerings, a new and exciting curriculum in second grade, and a new $24 million elementary school in […]

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Navy mascot, Bill XXXV, dies

Navy mascot, Bill XXXV, dies

| August 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Naval Academy is sending solemn news to midshipmen, alumni and the community today that one of the beloved Navy mascots, Bill XXXV (35), has moved-on to greener pastures. Bill 35 had a history of medical problems soon after the Naval Academy acquired him in August 2015. According to the goat’s caretakers*, he had suffered […]

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This year 16 states are starting school later in the day

This year 16 states are starting school later in the day

| August 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

Schools in at least sixteen states are planning to ring the first bell later this fall, according to the national non-profit organization Start School Later. “More and more schools are delaying bell times specifically to improve student sleep, health, and learning,” states Start School Later’s Executive Director Dr. Terra Ziporyn Snider. “While some of these […]

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County Health Department to offer in-school vision and hearing screenings

County Health Department to offer in-school vision and hearing screenings

| August 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel County Department of Health vision and hearing technicians and school nurses conduct mandated vision and hearing screenings in public schools for children in preschool, kindergarten, first and eighth grade, and for students new to Anne Arundel County schools. Special education students receiving speech therapy may also be recommended for screening. Department of […]

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Comedy at AACC with SNL’s Jon Rudnitsky

Comedy at AACC with SNL’s Jon Rudnitsky

| August 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

On Friday, September 2nd, The Campus Activities Board at Anne Arundel Community College will be having a back to school comedy show featuring Saturday Night Lives’ Jon Rudnitsky.  Jon will also have an opening act–one of the writers for SNL The show starts at 7pm, and this event is open to the community. Tickets are […]

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AACPS encourages families to participate in BTS activities

AACPS encourages families to participate in BTS activities

| August 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

The calendar may say that there are still three weeks before classes begin, but it’s never too early for parents to plan to attend Back-To-School Night at their child’s school. Approximately 81,000 students are expected to enter Anne Arundel County Public Schools classrooms when the school year kicks off on Aug. 22. Back-To-School Nights and […]

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Navy Fan Fest this weekend

Navy Fan Fest this weekend

| August 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Navy fans are invited to the 2016 Navy Football Fan Fest/Media Day on Saturday, August 6 from 10 a.m.-12 noon at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. Navy players will sign autographs on the blue side (press box side) concourse from 10:00-11:00 AM., before moving down to the field to interact with the fans on the field […]

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First AACC/UMB Physicians Assistant class graduates

First AACC/UMB Physicians Assistant class graduates

| July 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel Community College and University of Maryland Baltimore’s Collaborative Physician Assistant program graduated 36 students on Thursday, July 21.  This was the first graduation through the collaborative program, where all graduates qualify as candidates for a Master of Health Science degree through AACC’s partnership with UMB. Albert J. Struck, PA-C, a clinical provider with […]

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AACC welcomes two new trustees

AACC welcomes two new trustees

| July 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel Community College’s board of trustees welcomes two new members – Lawrence W. Ulvila Jr. and Adam J. Hertz – who recently were appointed by Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan. Ulvila, an Annapolis resident, also chairs the Anne Arundel Medical Center Outreach Council on Mental Illness and Alcohol/Substance Use and is on the board of […]

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County’s back to school program seeks additional donors

County’s back to school program seeks additional donors

| July 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County residents have a unique opportunity this summer to help a family in financial need by signing up to donate to the Back to School Program. “The Back to School program ensures more than 4,500 young children show up the first day of school with the backpacks, supplies and tools they need succeed,” […]

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Navy Athletics ranks 8th for their social media skills

Navy Athletics ranks 8th for their social media skills

| July 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Navy Athletics is ranked as the eighth best school in the country in the College Athletics Social Media rankings by Jumpwire.  Jumpwire measured audience (fans), engagement (total likes, comments and shares across all channels, activity (number of posts), amplification (sharing), applause (likes) and conversation (comments) across six social media channels. Service Academy rival Air Force […]

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FILMSTERS Academy celebrating 15 years

FILMSTERS Academy celebrating 15 years

| July 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

FILMSTERS Academy, a summer film camp for kids is proud to announce that they are celebrating 15 years this summer. Over 138 short films have been produced, shot, directed, acted in and edited by kids 11-18 years of age. In the fifteen-year time span over 800 students have attended film camp, which offers three levels of instruction. The program takes […]

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400 Launchpads deployed at Anne Arundel Libraries for young customers

400 Launchpads deployed at Anne Arundel Libraries for young customers

| July 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

Officials with the Anne Arundel County Public Library Foundation today announced that the library’s youngest customers can now enjoy new Playaway Launchpads at all branches. Only previously available as part of a pilot program at three libraries, these special Android tablets for children feature high quality, pre-loaded learning apps. Library officials recently distributed 372 new […]

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AACPS looks to re-district Annapolis area schools to alleviate overcrowding

AACPS looks to re-district Annapolis area schools to alleviate overcrowding

| July 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Board of Education is taking another look at potential ways to best utilize elementary school space in the Annapolis cluster, and is asking Superintendent George Arlotto to present some options early next year. At its July 13, 2016, meeting, the Board asked Dr. Arlotto to work outside the school system’s stipulated redistricting timeline to […]

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AACC memorial art exhibit to open

AACC memorial art exhibit to open

| July 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

From professional intelligence wonk to recreational artist, Pasadena resident Larry Barter tackled his career and retirement with the same large amount of enthusiasm. View Barter’s interpretations of Maryland barns, Baltimore street life, nautical Maine and French bakeries in the Larry Barter Memorial Exhibit from July 15 through Aug. 19 in the Cade Center for Fine […]

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AACPS Boars selects Stacy Korbelak to serve a third term as President

AACPS Boars selects Stacy Korbelak to serve a third term as President

| July 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Board of Education of Anne Arundel County today elected Stacy Korbelak to a third consecutive term as president and elected Julie Hummer as vice president for the 2016-2017 school year. Korbelak was appointed to the Board in July 2012. A resident of Piney Orchard, she was an active volunteer in the schools in which […]

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Navy Fan Fest set for August 6th

Navy Fan Fest set for August 6th

| July 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

Navy fans are invited to the 2016 Navy Football Fan Fest/Media Day on Saturday, August 6 from 10 a.m.-12 noon at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. Navy players will sign autographs on the blue side (press box side) concourse from 10:00-11:00 AM., before moving down to the field to interact with the fans on the field […]

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AACPS class of 2016 earns record $169 million in scholarship offers

AACPS class of 2016 earns record $169 million in scholarship offers

| July 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County Public Schools seniors in the Class of 2016 set a new mark for those who follow them, earning nearly $169.2 million in scholarship offers. The total is nearly $15 million (almost 9.5 percent) more than the previous year. Across the school system, scholarship offers to graduating seniors have increased nearly $60 million […]

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