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USNA Graduation 2016 (Photos)

USNA Graduation 2016 (Photos)

| May 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

On May 27 United States Naval Academy graduated 1076 midshipmen Friday to kick off the Memorial Day weekend. 788 were commissioned as Navy Ensigns and 256 as Marine Corps 2nd Lieutenants, and one each as officers in the US Air Force and the US Coast Guard. There were 15 foreign national students graduating fromBangladesh, Bulgaria, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Gabon, […]

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Schuh includes $10MM in budget for local elementary schools

Schuh includes $10MM in budget for local elementary schools

| May 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

County Executive Steve Schuh and County Council Chairman Derek Fink today announced that the County Administration will submit a $10 million supplemental budget request to accelerate the Edgewater, Tyler Heights and Richard Henry Lee elementary school improvement projects. “The budget I submitted to the County Council makes my commitment to education very clear because it […]

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More Blue Angel photos from the USNA flight demonstration

More Blue Angel photos from the USNA flight demonstration

| May 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

Yesterday, Eye On Annapolis was stationed to capture the Blue Angels from every vantage point. Michael Finn was on the United States Naval Academy yard, and these photos, by Glenn A. Miller Photography were taken from a private home across the Severn River with the USNA as a backdrop. All Images © 2016 Glenn Miller / […]

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Hogan appoints Paula Darrah to Board at AACC

Hogan appoints Paula Darrah to Board at AACC

| May 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has appointed Paula J. Darrah, J.D., an attorney with Warfield Darrah &Erdmann, P.C., to the Anne Arundel Community College Board of Trustees to fill the unexpired term of Kimberly McCoy Burns. Darrah earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Maryland College Park and a law degree from the […]

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AACC’s Yard Sale scheduled for June 4th

AACC’s Yard Sale scheduled for June 4th

| May 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

Whether you have treasures to sell or are looking for a unique item to add to your household, plan to attend Anne Arundel Community College’s 12th Annual Community Yard Sale on Saturday, June 4, from 8 a.m. to noon, in Parking Lot F on the Arnold campus.  Tables are $25 if reserved on or before […]

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Col. McCreedy named as AACC’s Commencement Speaker

Col. McCreedy named as AACC’s Commencement Speaker

| May 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

Retired U.S. Army Col. Kenneth O. McCreedy, Ph.D., will give the 54th Commencement address to Anne Arundel Community College’s graduates at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 26, under the big tent on the Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway. Col. McCreedy spent 28 years in the Army, with his last post as the installation commander at Fort […]

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Photos: Herndon 2016, Chris Bianchi tops the monument in 1:12:34

Photos: Herndon 2016, Chris Bianchi tops the monument in 1:12:34

| May 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

Chris Bianchi of Virginia Beach, Virginia had a very special day.  Bianchi was the 4th Class Midshipman who capped the Herndon Monument in 1:12:34, one of the faster times on record. More info! All images © 2016 Smile On Life Photography for Eye On Annapolis

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Chris Bianchi tops Herndon Monument at 1:12:30

Chris Bianchi tops Herndon Monument at 1:12:30

| May 23, 2016 | 1 Comment

Chris Bianchi of Virginia Beach, Virginia had a very special day.  Bianchi was the 4th Class Midshipman who capped the Herndon Monument in 1:12:34. That time had not been beat since 1988* and is the fastest of all the classes currently at the Academy. Bianchi’s mother, Rita, was on hand and she took a few […]

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AACC to host conference on crime, violence and mental illness

AACC to host conference on crime, violence and mental illness

| May 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Every day, the news carries another story about violence entering ordinary people’s lives. Reports also show a divide between police and the community, concern for violent uprisings in response to that division, questions about the role played by drugs and mental health in that violence and queries of the part terrorism and terrorists play in […]

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Herndon Climb On Monday

Herndon Climb On Monday

| May 22, 2016 | 1 Comment

The Naval Academy’s Class of 2019’s Herndon monument climb will begin at 1:30 p.m., Monday, May 23, near the front of the Naval Academy Chapel. The event is free and open to the public. Each year, the roughly 1,000 members of the academy’s plebe (freshman) class form a human pyramid around the 21-foot tall Herndon […]

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NSOF program results in new public school curriculum

NSOF program results in new public school curriculum

| May 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

Last summer, a handful of teachers from Anne Arundel County Public Schools participated in a pilot program conducted by the National Sailing Hall of Fame (NSHOF) in conjunction with Anne Arundel County Public Schools. Known as the “Teacher Academy: Teaching Math & Science Teachers How to Sail,” the program engaged teachers from area elementary, middle […]

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2016 USNA Commissioning Week Schedule

2016 USNA Commissioning Week Schedule

| May 18, 2016 | 1 Comment

The end of the year is fast approaching for the First Class Midshipmen who will be commissioned as Ensigns in the US Navy or 2nd Lieutenants in the US Marine Corps. Along with the graduation ceremony, which is by invitation only, there are a number of public events including a flight demonstration by the Blue […]

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Southern High’s Autumn Jackson wins prestigious Gates Millennium Scholarship

Southern High’s Autumn Jackson wins prestigious Gates Millennium Scholarship

| May 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

Southern High School senior Autumn Jackson has been named a winner of a prestigious Gates Millennium Scholarship that will pay the bulk of her expenses for undergraduate, graduate school, and post-graduate education, as well as related costs. Autumn is the eighth county student in the last five years to claim one of the 1,000 scholarships […]

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St. John’s College commencement scheduled for tomorrow

St. John’s College commencement scheduled for tomorrow

| May 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

Eighty-five St. John’s College, Annapolis, seniors, having completed their senior essays and defended them in oral examinations, are expected to receive their diplomas at the college’s 224th commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 15 at 10:30 a.m. Fifteen students in the Annapolis Graduate Institute will receive their master’s degrees. A tradition at St. John’s, the senior […]

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Award-Winning authors to lead a Spring Writing Intensive at St. John’s College

Award-Winning authors to lead a Spring Writing Intensive at St. John’s College

| May 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

Do you have a story that you want to tell? The second annual Spring Writing Intensive at St. John’s College offers an ideal opportunity for writers of all skill levels to delve into the art of storytelling and enhance their craft. Organized by noted authors Laura Oliver and Lynn Auld Schwartz, participants may select four […]

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Schools receive record amount of State funding for construction

Schools receive record amount of State funding for construction

| May 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County Public Schools received recommendations for an additional $16.6 million for major school construction projects in the final round of state funding deliberations this month, bringing the total allocated in the coming fiscal year to a record $44.6 million. “This is just phenomenal news for our school system, our employees, and, most importantly, […]

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Summit teacher to ride across country to benefit school

Summit teacher to ride across country to benefit school

| May 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Summit School’s teacher, Kelly Rampmeyer, doesn’t use her summer breaks for rest and relaxation. Instead, she travels the world undertaking various service projects. Having traveled to 30 countries, she has helped establish an orphanage in Mozambique, distributed food in Haiti, consulted with schools and orphanages throughout Uganda, rebuilt homes in New Orleans and Nepal, […]

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Katrina Griffin named AA County Teacher of the Year

Katrina Griffin named AA County Teacher of the Year

| May 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

What an interesting journey it has been for Katrina Griffin. After wanting to quit teaching on her third day in 2001 – before her first students even arrived – and subsequently being talked out of it, Griffin has gone on to make quite an impact and receive numerous accolades in her 15 years at North […]

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Rockbridge Academy art exhibit

Rockbridge Academy art exhibit

| May 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

Nearly 3,500 loops of tape. That, says Rockbridge Academy art teacher Heidi Stevens, is about how much tape is required to hang the numerous art pieces displayed at the school’s annual art exhibit. The exhibit will be held Monday, May 16, from 5 – 8 pm at historic Baldwin Hall in Millersville. It showcases the […]

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AACC’s Peer Learning Partnership open house on June 1

AACC’s Peer Learning Partnership open house on June 1

| May 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Join a group who loves learning for the fun of it! Anne Arundel Community College’s Peer Learning Partnership (PLP) is a community of lifelong learners, who meet year-round for noncredit classes, discussion groups and social and cultural events. Get a preview of the fall 2016 PLP courses at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, June 1, in […]

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Secretary of Defense, Ash Carter, to speak at USNA Graduation

Secretary of Defense, Ash Carter, to speak at USNA Graduation

| May 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter will speak at the graduation and commencement ceremony for the U.S. Naval Academy’s Class of 2016, Friday, May 27, at 10 a.m. This event is not open to the public. Carter is a native of Philadelphia and is a graduate of Yale University and Oxford University, and is also […]

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For the Love of the Library raises $51,000

For the Love of the Library raises $51,000

| May 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

Officials with the Anne Arundel County Public Library Foundation today announced that the recent For the Love of the Library event raised more than $51,000 for enhancements at county libraries. Attendees also funded the purchase of 75 children’s educational tablets, called Playaway Launchpads, for use by library customers. County Executive Steve Schuh served as the […]

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