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County Bar Association seeks entries for annual high school essay contest

County Bar Association seeks entries for annual high school essay contest

| April 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel County Bar Foundation invites all high school students in Anne Arundel County to enter the Foundation’s annual legal essay contest. During the past 16 years, nearly 2,600 county students have participated in this competition. The contest is open to all public or private high school students in grades 9-12, and home-schooled students […]

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AACC Job Fair tomorrow

AACC Job Fair tomorrow

| April 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

If you are looking for a job, update your résumé, sharpen your interviewing skills and plan to attend the Spring Job Fair from noon to 3 p.m. April 27 at Anne Arundel Community College’s David S. Jenkins Gymnasium, 101 College Parkway. Visit http://bit.ly/1L26GF5 go to “For Job Seekers” click “more” to get tips to prepare […]

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2016 USNA Commissioning Week Schedule

2016 USNA Commissioning Week Schedule

| April 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

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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AACC professor named to national council

AACC professor named to national council

| April 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

Jennifer G. Lara, professor of education at Anne Arundel Community College, is one of 10 people nationwide named to the American Association of Community Colleges new Faculty Advisory Council. The council will provide strategic advice to the American Association of Community Colleges president and staff on the role faculty can play in three key areas […]

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Carson Scholars Fund awards many AACPS students

Carson Scholars Fund awards many AACPS students

| April 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Maryland-based Carson Scholars Fund (CSF) has announced that 11 Anne Arundel County Public Schools students are among its first-time winners as the organization celebrates its 20th year of awarding $1,000 college scholarships for outstanding academic achievement. In addition to the first-time honorees, 17 AACPS students have repeated as Carson Scholars (“recognized winners”), including Elisabeth […]

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Quacks for Backpacks, a Rotary initiative, scheduled for June 5

Quacks for Backpacks, a Rotary initiative, scheduled for June 5

| April 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

Rubber duck races and a family carnival, known as Quacks for Backpacks, will be held on Sunday June 5 to benefit the “Bountiful Backpack” food program that furnishes needy children with weekend food.   The fourth annual event will be held on the grounds of Homestead Gardens in Davidsonville from 11am to 4pm and is sponsored by the […]

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Meade HS senior wins $20K Coca-Cola scholarship

Meade HS senior wins $20K Coca-Cola scholarship

| April 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

Meade High School senior Eric Zhao, who scored a 2,370 on his Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) out of a possible 2,400, has been named a 2016 winner of a Coca-Cola Scholarship that will provide $5,000 a year toward tuition for four years of undergraduate study at the college or university of his choice. The Coca-Cola […]

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Corkran Middle School named AVID National Demonstration School

Corkran Middle School named AVID National Demonstration School

| April 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Corkran Middle School joined the nation’s elite today when it was named an AVID National Demonstration School, joining about 140 other schools across the nation to have earned the honor. Corkran is the first Maryland public middle school to earn the award, bestowed by the national AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) organization to schools that […]

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AACC’s truck pull this week

AACC’s truck pull this week

| April 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

Are you strong enough to pull a truck as part of a five-person team? How fast can you put together a customer’s order and get it ready for shipment? And, what’s the best way to load a truck for several deliveries? Anne Arundel Community College students, faculty and staff, high school students and members of […]

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St. John’s defeats navy 3-2 in the 34th Annapolis Cup (PHOTOS)

St. John’s defeats navy 3-2 in the 34th Annapolis Cup (PHOTOS)

| April 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

While Army and the Corps of Cadets at the US Military Academy in West Point have not quite figured out how to bet Navy, the Johnnies at St. John’s have. Going into yesterday’s croquet match, the Johnnies had won for 26 of the last 33 matches. Yesterday, they notched number 28 defeating Navy 3-2. One […]

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Military Resource Center at AACC extends hours

Military Resource Center at AACC extends hours

| April 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Military/Veteran Resource Center at Anne Arundel Community College has extended its hours to Saturdays, effective immediately through May 21, the end of the spring term. The center, located in the Andrew G. Truxal Library in Room 112 on the Arnold campus, is open on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in addition to […]

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“I’m sorry for what I’m about to do” threat prompts South River lockdown

“I’m sorry for what I’m about to do” threat prompts South River lockdown

| April 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

UPDATE: At 338pm, Anne Arundel County Police advised that the teen has been located and is safe. The vehicle was located on Solomons Island Road near Lee Airpark Road All schools in the South River cluster for Anne Arundel County Public Schools were locked down early this afternoon after a direct threat was made against […]

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AP essay causes concern at North County High 

AP essay causes concern at North County High 

| April 12, 2016 | 4 Comments

UPDATE:  Eye On Annapolis was sent an excerpt of the essay. An essay in an AP class has caused concern amongst faculty and some students. The assignment was to write an essay utilizing the style of a Jonathan Swift novel, A Modest Proposal,  from the 1700s, which satirically posed the idea of poor people selling […]

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Macbeth to be performed at AACC April 15-24, tickets available

Macbeth to be performed at AACC April 15-24, tickets available

| April 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

Tickets are still available for Anne Arundel Community College’s production of William Shakespeare’s “Macbeth,” to be performed on the weekends of April 15-24, in the Robert E. Kauffman Theater in the Pascal Center for Performing Arts on the Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway. Tickets are $20 general admission; $10 for  AACC employees, active military, senior […]

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AACC to stage Macbeth, weekends April 15-24

AACC to stage Macbeth, weekends April 15-24

| April 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel Community College will perform William Shakespeare’s “Macbeth” on the weekends of April 15-24, in the Robert E. Kauffman Theater in the Pascal Center for Performing Arts on the Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway. Director Casey Kaleba, part-time theater faculty and consultant at AACC, has assembled a cast of students, employees and community members […]

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Using geneaology to find your identity: a free AACC lecture

Using geneaology to find your identity: a free AACC lecture

| April 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

You may have seen the TV shows – “Finding Your Roots,” “Genealogy Roadshow” or “Who Do You Think You Are?” In those series, researchers help both famous and ordinary people figure out their identity by exploring their ancestors. Anne Arundel Community College is offering a lecture to show area residents how they can conduct their […]

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West African and Brazilian dance and music, tonight at AACC

West African and Brazilian dance and music, tonight at AACC

| April 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

Experience music and dance from West Africa and Brazil on April 8 when the Anne Arundel Community College Performing Arts Department presents a World Music and Dance Festival at 7:30 p.m. in the Humanities Building Room 112 on AACC’s Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway. The free event features students from AACC’s world music ensembles, with […]

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Comcast Foundation awards $10,000 in scholarships to Anne Arundel students

Comcast Foundation awards $10,000 in scholarships to Anne Arundel students

| April 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Comcast Foundation today announced the 2016 recipients of its annual Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program awards in Maryland. The Program recognizes students who strive to achieve their potential, who are catalysts for positive change in their communities, who are involved in their schools and who serve as models for their fellow students. The philosophy […]

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It’s April–time for the Annapolis Cup and croquet at St. John’s College

It’s April–time for the Annapolis Cup and croquet at St. John’s College

| March 31, 2016 | 0 Comments

Spend the afternoon in the heart of historic Annapolis for the 34th annual Annapolis Cup—a croquet match between St. John’s College and the U.S. Naval Academy. An Annapolis tradition, the match promises superb intercollegiate competition as well as a festive lawn party where spectators don vintage-inspired attire, enjoy lavish picnics, and swing dance to live music. […]

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Chesapeake Spanish teacher, Carol Bak, named finalist for WaPo’s Teacher of the Year

Chesapeake Spanish teacher, Carol Bak, named finalist for WaPo’s Teacher of the Year

| March 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Chesapeake High School Spanish teacher Carol Bak has been named a finalist for the 2016 Washington Post Teacher of the Year Award. Bak will represent Anne Arundel County Public Schools, and is one of approximately 20 teachers in Washington-area school districts being considered for the award. In addition to her classroom duties, Bak chairs the […]

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Meade Principal, John Yore, named as finalist in Washington Post’s Principal of the Year

Meade Principal, John Yore, named as finalist in Washington Post’s Principal of the Year

| March 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Meade High School Principal John Yore has been named a finalist for the 2016 Washington Post Principal of the Year Award. Yore will represent Anne Arundel County Public Schools, and is one of approximately 20 principals in Washington-area school districts being considered for the award. Yore has led Meade for four years, and made an incredible […]

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Pre-K kids learn about Bay health at Annapolis Maritime Museum

Pre-K kids learn about Bay health at Annapolis Maritime Museum

| March 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

On a recent cold, winter day, the pre-kindergarten classrooms at Georgetown Elementary were buzzing with the warmth of summer, as students learned about the environment and animals of the Chesapeake Bay. In three separate classrooms, each with 25 children and an instructor, students eagerly raised their hands in the air, ready to answer the next […]

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