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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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Rotary awards $4000 to students

Rotary awards $4000 to students

| July 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Rotary Club of Annapolis presented certificates to four students, with their four $1,000 scholarships each sent directly to their college of choice. Recipients, their parents, their high schools and their colleges are:            Aristides N. Hadjipanteli, son of Nicos and Christina Hadjipanteli of Annapolis, Annapolis High School, Georgetown University. Katrina R. Korbelak, daughter of Mathew […]

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1184 Plebes, Class of 2020, take Oath of Office in Tecumseh Court

1184 Plebes, Class of 2020, take Oath of Office in Tecumseh Court

| July 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Last night, 1184 plebes, including 17 international students took the Oath of Office to finalize their move from civilian to enlisted personnel in the US Navy. The 6pm ceremony took place in Tecumseh Court in the shadows of Bancroft Hall, their dormitory for the next 4 years. This class has 331 women which is the […]

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I Day 2016 in photos

I Day 2016 in photos

| June 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Induction Day. I-Day. The day in late June where 1200 young men and women (along with their families) invade Annapolis and the United States Naval Academy to begin their military career. Plebes (freshmen/4th class Midshipmen) began arriving at 6am to begin the process that included instruction, a new uniform, and a fresh haircut to start […]

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A kinder gentler I-Day for the USNA Class of 2020

A kinder gentler I-Day for the USNA Class of 2020

| June 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

This morning, 1,184 men and women entered Alumni Hall on the Yard of the United States Naval Academy to take the first step to becoming officers in the Navy and Marines–the plebes arrived for Induction Day, or I-Day. The day when they say goodbye to their loved ones and friends for six weeks of a […]

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AACPS adds new sites to summer meals program

AACPS adds new sites to summer meals program

| June 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County Public Schools will continue to provide nutritional resources for children across the county again this summer, expanding its free summer meals program to serve as many young people as possible (goal of 100,000 meals) by the time school resumes in August.  The program will begin on Monday, June 20 and run Monday […]

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Navy’s Gladchuk named recipient of John L. Toner Award by National Football Foundation

Navy’s Gladchuk named recipient of John L. Toner Award by National Football Foundation

| June 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

The National Football Foundation (NFF) & College Hall of Fame announced that United States Naval Academy Director of Athletics Chet Gladchuk has been named the 2016 recipient of the NFF John L. Toner Award. Presented annually by the NFF, the Toner Award recognizes an athletics director who has demonstrated superior administrative abilities and shown outstanding […]

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Start School Later pleased with County budget to begin process

Start School Later pleased with County budget to begin process

| June 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel County Council and County Executive Schuh again demonstrated their commitment to the health and safety of Anne Arundel students by voting to appropriate $602,000 to shift school start times in August 2017. While Anne Arundel County Public Schools (AACPS) says this appropriation allows only for a minimal shift of 13 minutes, Start […]

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Kip Kunsman elected to National Training Board of Directors

Kip Kunsman elected to National Training Board of Directors

| June 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Kip Kunsman, assistant dean for Workforce Development at Anne Arundel Community College’s School of Continuing Education and Workforce Development, has been elected to the Board of Directors for the National Council for Continuing Education and Training (NCCET), effective July 1. As an NCCET board member, Kunsman will work toward bringing innovative and leading-edge training to […]

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Arundel High student wins National Merit Scholarship

Arundel High student wins National Merit Scholarship

| June 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

Madeline Beaudry of Arundel High School is the latest student to be added to the impressive list of National Merit Scholars announced recently by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Beaudry was chosen as part of a talented group of 4,000 students from across the country, 41 from Maryland, who will receive between $500 and $2,000 […]

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Blades of Green awards scholarship to Broadneck’s Catherine Knox

Blades of Green awards scholarship to Broadneck’s Catherine Knox

| June 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Blades of Green in Harwood, MD has selected an outstanding candidate to receive their scholarship for the 2016 academic year. The recipient Catherine Knox, plans to attend the University of Southern California and pursue a major in Environmental engineering. Catherine has distinguished herself through her passionate commitment to environmental engineering and environmental policy change. As […]

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Train to become a blackjack dealer at AACC

Train to become a blackjack dealer at AACC

| June 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

Bet on your future with an exciting new career opportunity as a table games dealer.  Enroll now in the new accelerated blackjack dealer training at Anne Arundel Community College and the potential to earn up to $50,000 in wages and tips.  Full tuition scholarships are available for eligible students.   Upon successful completion of the […]

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Schuh’s idea to privatize school healthcare off table, for now

Schuh’s idea to privatize school healthcare off table, for now

| June 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County Councilman Jerry Walker just released the following statement: The County Executive has just sent the Council a memo informing us that he will not pursue changes in the FY17 budget which is the upcoming 16/17 school year. Any potential changes will be recommended in next years budget (May of 2017). This is […]

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Tyler Heights Elementary wins state award for International Family Engagement

Tyler Heights Elementary wins state award for International Family Engagement

| June 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

Tyler Heights Elementary School has long been known for the innovative ways in which it reaches out to international parents. Now, its efforts have been recognized at the state level. The School’s Mujeres Abriendo Caminos Cerrados (Women Opening Closed Doors) program, a group for Hispanic mothers which has been meeting for three years, will receive […]

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Perdue Farms donates $24K truck to CAT North

Perdue Farms donates $24K truck to CAT North

| June 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

The dozen or so automotive technology students who gathered outside the Center of Applied Technology North  knew the school was set to receive a truck donation from Perdue Farms, Inc. That did nothing to quell their excitement, though, as a tow truck brought the 2011 International ProStar sleeper cab into the lot. Like children at […]

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Ambassador Crocker to receive inaugural Bancroft Award for Exceptional Leadership from USNA

Ambassador Crocker to receive inaugural Bancroft Award for Exceptional Leadership from USNA

| June 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Naval Academy will present the inaugural Bancroft Award for Exceptional Leadership Achievement to Ryan Crocker, former U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan and Iraq.  The superintendent of the Naval Academy will present the Bancroft Award to Ambassador Crocker during the fall semester, when he will also be invited to speak to the 4,500 member Brigade […]

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Meade HS Senior’s scholarship offers top $200K

Meade HS Senior’s scholarship offers top $200K

| June 5, 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 added several more scholarships to his growing and impressive list of honors. Zhao, who will attend Princeton University in the fall, was awarded $156,000 in grants and scholarships from that Ivy League school, […]

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AACPS honors volunteers

AACPS honors volunteers

| June 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

Kathleen Parlett, who has tirelessly donated her time to Crofton Meadows Elementary School for the last 16 years, today was named the 2016 Anne Arundel County Public Schools Volunteer of the Year. The surprise announcement came at the end of AACPS’ annual Volunteer Recognition Tea, a celebration of the more than 664,000 hours volunteers have […]

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Annapolis & Anne Arundel County Scholarship Trust announces winner

Annapolis & Anne Arundel County Scholarship Trust announces winner

| May 31, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis & Anne Arundel County Scholarship Trust is pleased to announce Ke’Asia Edwards, a North County High School senior, as the winner of The Yevola S. Peters Scholarship.  The scholarship will be funded by the Annapolis Trust board of directors and Johnelka W. Stafford, a resident of Annapolis, Anne Arundel County employee and professor […]

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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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