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AACC to celebrate Black History Month

AACC to celebrate Black History Month

| February 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

AACC will salute African American achievements in art, music and battles for social justice, both in the past and in the present, during February, Black History Month. Events may be added throughout the month. Visit http://www.aacc.edu/blackhistorymonth/ for the latest updates. Feb. 1-26 Exhibit, “Peril and Progress – Civil Rights In America,” Pascal Center for Performing […]

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You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown

You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown

| February 6, 2016 | 1 Comment

Make plans to see The Rockbridge Academy’s 2016 musical production, You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown!   The musical will be performed February 25-27, 2016.  For those of you who are not familiar with the musical version of this beloved comic, you are in for a great treat.  This musical majors in laughter, simplicity, friendship, and childhood – […]

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Schuh pushes legislation to get Crofton High School underway

Schuh pushes legislation to get Crofton High School underway

| February 4, 2016 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel County Executive Steve Schuh today announced legislation to forward fund designs for the new Crofton Area High School and George Cromwell Elementary Revitalization capital projects. “Accelerating school construction is a major priority of my administration,” said Schuh. “This legislation will help both of these projects become a reality in a shorter period of […]

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BGE’s Adventures of Captain Mercaptan-natural gas safety contest open for entries

BGE’s Adventures of Captain Mercaptan-natural gas safety contest open for entries

| January 26, 2016 | 1 Comment

Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) has announced the kickoff of the 2016 “Adventures of Captain MercaptanSM, BGE Natural Gas Safety Hero Challenge.” The contest challenges elementary school students at schools in BGE’s service area to illustrate a gas safety message featuring Captain Mercaptan, BGE’s fictional natural gas safety superhero.  The contest, now in its third […]

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Abraham Lincoln’s Political Thought – A Friday night lecture at St. John’s

Abraham Lincoln’s Political Thought – A Friday night lecture at St. John’s

| January 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

George Russell, St. John’s College tutor, will investigate the political mind of Abraham Lincoln in the lecture “Was the Civil War Unjust and Lincoln’s Death Deserved? (A Consideration of Secession, Perpetual Enslavement, and Union in Lincoln’s Political Thought)” at St. John’s College. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will be held […]

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Arundel High teacher charged with sex offense after inappropriate contact with student

Arundel High teacher charged with sex offense after inappropriate contact with student

| January 21, 2016 | 1 Comment

UPDATE: See letter to be sent home with students below. On Saturday, December 12, 2015 at approximately 4:27 p.m., a sixteen year old female accompanied by her parents responded to the Anne Arundel County Police Western District to report a sex offense. Western Patrol took a police report in which the victim, the sixteen year […]

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Montessori International open house this weekend

Montessori International open house this weekend

| January 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Prospective families interested in a Montessori education for their children are invited to attend the Montessori International Children’s House (MICH) Open House on Sunday, January 24th from 12noon – 2:00pm. Located at 1641 N Winchester Road, the school is conveniently located close to Route 50 and Ritchie Highway in Annapolis, Maryland. Parents and prospective students […]

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Advocates still not happy with Arlotto’s later start time plan

Advocates still not happy with Arlotto’s later start time plan

| January 20, 2016 | 1 Comment

While Start School Later Anne Arundel County (SSLAACo) is pleased that Anne Arundel County Public School’s proposed bell schedule provides safe, healthy and academically appropriate school start times for high school students, we are concerned about significant schedule changes proposed for many elementary and middle school students and the manner in which they are being […]

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Edgewater Elementary wins $1000 in BGE’s Wires Down contest

Edgewater Elementary wins $1000 in BGE’s Wires Down contest

| January 19, 2016 | 1 Comment

Baltimore Gas and Electric today announced Krieger Schechter Day School as the winner of the fourth annual BGE Wires Down Video Challenge at an all-school assembly in Pikesville. The yearly contest encourages elementary schools to create their own version of BGE’s popular “Wires Down” electric safety commercial for the chance to win between $1,000 and […]

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Childcare and Preschool Fair this weekend

Childcare and Preschool Fair this weekend

| January 19, 2016 | 1 Comment

The Anne Arundel County Child Care Association is having a free Child Care and Preschool Fair for parents of young children on Saturday, January 23rd from 9am to 12pm. There will be more than 30 preschool and childcare programs sharing information about their programs at the fair. There will also be 3 informational mini-sessions on […]

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Schools to hold community forums to discuss school start/dismissal times

Schools to hold community forums to discuss school start/dismissal times

| January 17, 2016 | 1 Comment

Superintendent George Arlotto today announced that Anne Arundel County Public Schools will hold four community forums to provide information and solicit feedback regarding a proposal to shift school start and dismissal times – pending full funding and broad community support – beginning in the 2017-2018 school year. All forums are open to the public, but […]

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15 dancers earn all-state honors

15 dancers earn all-state honors

| January 16, 2016 | 2 Comments

Twelve county high school dancers earned All-State honors, three others earned honorable mention, and two schools secured top awards at the 27th annual Maryland Public High School Dance Showcase on January 8 at Goucher College. The following dancers were named All-State: Sarah Bentov-Lagman, Annapolis High School Josephine Brunner, Annapolis High School Ella Foster, Old Mill […]

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Southern High School senior Sienna Broglie wins national art award

Southern High School senior Sienna Broglie wins national art award

| January 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

For the seventh time in as many years, a talented high school artist from AACPS has won a distinction bestowed upon only one or two students nationally. As the sole recipient of the National Art Education Association’s 2016 Rising Stars Secondary Recognition Award, Southern High School senior Sienna Broglie joins an exceptional list of student […]

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South River STEM building a tiny house

South River STEM building a tiny house

| January 11, 2016 | 1 Comment

Mr. Bartek’s Green Architecture and Sustainable Design class of the South River High School STEM Program in Edgewater, is building a tiny house. The class of 16 seniors, partnered with Mr. Turek’s Construction class at the Center of Applied Technology South and is currently working on a year long project of a mobile Tiny House, which is […]

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9 semi-finalists named for Teacher of the Year

9 semi-finalists named for Teacher of the Year

| January 8, 2016 | 1 Comment

Nine educators from all levels of the public school system were named today as semifinalists for the 2015-16 Anne Arundel County Public Schools Teacher of the Year award by AACPS and the Annapolis and Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce. The semifinalists are: Melissa Major, Bodkin Elementary School Melissa Quigley, Broadneck High School Carol Bak, […]

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School Board Nominating Commission to interview candidates

School Board Nominating Commission to interview candidates

| January 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel County School Board Nominating Commission will meet January 7th and 12th at 6:30 pm in room 161 of the Arundel Center to interview candidates for the Anne Arundel County Board of Education. The School Board Nominating Commission is body that recommends county Board of Education appointments to the Governor. The application period […]

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State’s Attorney, police, and school condemn racist comments on AACPS website; no prosecution

State’s Attorney, police, and school condemn racist comments on AACPS website; no prosecution

| December 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney Wes Adams released the following statement today regarding the August 25, 2015, posting of lyrics from the “Moonman Notorious” KKK Rap Remix song on an Anne Arundel County Public Schools resource website (Blackboard). “My office has reviewed the facts of this case. Maryland and Constitutional law limits my office’s response […]

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Rotary now accepting applications for scholarships

Rotary now accepting applications for scholarships

| December 31, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Rotary Club of Annapolis is accepting scholarship applications from graduating seniors attending Annapolis area high schools in zip codes 21401, 21403, 21409, and 21144, and home-schooled students. Up to four cash scholarship awards of $1,000 each are available to area students who plan to attend an accredited college or university and who have demonstrated […]

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AACC has full schedule for February’s Black History Month

AACC has full schedule for February’s Black History Month

| December 31, 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 website listed with the event or http://www.aacc.edu/events AACC CLASSES Feb. 1 – 13-week session of spring credit […]

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15 teams put robots through paces at AACC

15 teams put robots through paces at AACC

| December 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

About 100 students, plus coaches, mentors and parents participated in Anne Arundel Community College’s 5th annual “Battle by the Bay” FIRST® LEGO® League (FLL) qualifier tournament in December. This year’s theme was “Trash Trek.” Of the 15 teams that competed at AACC, three of them advanced to the Maryland state tournament which will be held […]

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New scholarship at AACC to honor life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

New scholarship at AACC to honor life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

| December 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

In celebration of the 35th anniversary of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast, a scholarship will be awarded to an Anne Arundel County student in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s life and his legacy of service and social justice. The breakfast is on Monday, Jan. 18, in the David S. Jenkins Gymnasium […]

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National Council of Jewish Women donate to AACC scholarship

National Council of Jewish Women donate to AACC scholarship

| December 26, 2015 | 1 Comment

Members of the National Council of Jewish Women, Annapolis, donated $3,000 to support the Margaret Libson Memorial Scholarship at Anne Arundel Community College. The scholarship fund supports students who are studying nursing and focusing on geriatrics. “Margaret Libson was a dynamic force in the national organization and the Annapolis Section of the National Council of […]

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