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10 county students names semi-finalists in National Merit Scholarship quest

10 county students names semi-finalists in National Merit Scholarship quest

| September 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

Ten students from five Anne Arundel County public high schools have been selected as semifinalists in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship competition. Severna Park High School leads the county list with five students, while South River has two.  Broadneck, Glen Burnie, and Chesapeake high schools each have one student on the prestigious list which is […]

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Johnny Cupcakes coming to AACC on Tuesday

Johnny Cupcakes coming to AACC on Tuesday

| September 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

He was named America’s # 1 Young Entrepreneur by BusinessWeek, featured in Inc. Magazine’s Fastest Growing Businesses, and he’ll be at Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) on Tuesday, September 27.  Entrepreneur Johnny Earle, a.k.a. Johnny Cupcakes, will share how to start, grow, or reinvent your business or idea with little to no start-up money at […]

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AACPS looking into redistricting Broadneck and Cape St. Claire schools

AACPS looking into redistricting Broadneck and Cape St. Claire schools

| September 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

A committee of parents, community residents, and school system officials is set to begin studying the possibilities with regard to redistricting at Broadneck and Cape St. Claire elementary schools. The committee will study options available to alleviate, to the extent possible, overcrowding at Broadneck Elementary School, which is currently over capacity. Cape St. Claire Elementary […]

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Crofton resident donates $25K to AACC for Law Enforcement Scholarship

Crofton resident donates $25K to AACC for Law Enforcement Scholarship

| September 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

Debra Dempsey of Crofton, Md. recently donated $25,000 to the Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) Foundation. Dempsey said she wanted to help those who aspire to be in law enforcement like her father had been. The  donation funds the Lieutenant John N. Dempsey Law Enforcement Memorial Scholarship at AACC. This scholarship honors Dempsey, a dedicated […]

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Davidsonville Ruritan donated $50K to Davidsonville Elementary School

Davidsonville Ruritan donated $50K to Davidsonville Elementary School

| September 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Davidsonville Ruritan Club is known for its decades of service to the community. The impact of its latest initiative will be felt for generations. Hundreds of parents who attended Davidsonville Elementary School’s Back To School event tonight learned at the outset that the Ruritan Club is donating $50,000 to the school to be used […]

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Adult education programs at Key School

Adult education programs at Key School

| September 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Key School is pleased to announce open registration for the fall Adult Education Programs. All classes and seminars will take place in the evening at Key School and registration is open to all adult community members. Watercolor Painting This class is for adult artists beginning to paint in watercolor and for those that would like […]

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Photos: Navy comes out victorious over Uconn, 28-24

Photos: Navy comes out victorious over Uconn, 28-24

| September 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

Navy came out strong today against the Uconn Huskies, but it seemed to be falling apart after halftime as they blew a 21 point lead. In the end, with Uconn in the lead, Navy got to work and scored to re-capture the lead. However, the Uconn offense was strong and they marched the ball to […]

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LIVE BLOG*: Navy Vs Uconn, September 10, 2016

LIVE BLOG*: Navy Vs Uconn, September 10, 2016

| September 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

And that’s a wrap from USNMCS and #NavyFootball. Final: @NavyFB – 28 @UconnFootball – 24 Uconn was driving hard. Had the ball on the 1 yard line and ran out of time! Next game 9/17 AT @greenwavefb at 7pm. TOUCHDOWN NAVY!!! EP Good [email protected] leads 28-24 with 3 minutes left in the game!  #NavyFootball UCONN […]

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Screwed by ITT Tech?  AACC wants to help you out!

Screwed by ITT Tech? AACC wants to help you out!

| September 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel Community College has made helping former ITT students a top priority, following the closing of the ITT Technical Institute campus in Hanover. AACC will hold an open house for ITT Tech students on Tuesday, Sept. 13, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at its Center for Cyber and Professional Training (CCPT) located at […]

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North County High’s Katrina Griffin named finalist for MD Teacher of the Year

North County High’s Katrina Griffin named finalist for MD Teacher of the Year

| September 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

For North County High School German teacher Katrina Griffin, the new school year is picking up right where the last one left off. Anne Arundel County’s reigning Teacher of the Year learned today that she is one of seven finalists to be the 2016 Maryland Teacher of the Year. “This is very exciting,” said Griffin, […]

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BREAKING: Hogan & Franchot: Executive Order schools in MD to modify calendar to start after Labor Day, end prior to June 15

BREAKING: Hogan & Franchot: Executive Order schools in MD to modify calendar to start after Labor Day, end prior to June 15

| August 31, 2016 | 1 Comment

Governor Larry Hogan and Comptroller Peter Franchot made a sweeping announcement this afternoon in Ocean City. By way of an Executive Order, all schools in Maryland will begin after Labor Day and will be done no later than June 15th. This new order will take effect with the next school year! This is a widely […]

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Coldwell Banker collecting used instruments for school programs

Coldwell Banker collecting used instruments for school programs

| August 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Coldwell Banker’s Anne Arundel County offices are not only sponsoring this year’s Labor Day Pops in the Park concert with the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra (Quiet Waters Park in Annapolis on Sunday, September 4 at 5:30 PM), but have also banded together to spearhead the Annapolis Symphony’s Play It Forward program, collecting used instruments to be refurbished and loaned to students […]

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Emphasis on 2nd Grade reading helps close the achievement gap in Anne Arundel schools

Emphasis on 2nd Grade reading helps close the achievement gap in Anne Arundel schools

| August 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

A laser-like intentional focus on getting second-grade students reading at or above grade level resulted in dramatic gains across the county, the Board of Education was told in a report this week. Countywide, 950 students – 47 percent of second-graders who tested below grade level in reading last fall – had reached or exceeded grade […]

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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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