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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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Addressing the emotional challenge of James Joyce’s “Ulysses”

Addressing the emotional challenge of James Joyce’s “Ulysses”

| March 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

Is it possible that the greatest challenge of reading James Joyce’s modernist novel “Ulysses” is not to know or understand more, but to learn how to feel more deeply, with greater self-awareness and acceptance of one’s limitations? University of Illinois professor Vicki Mahaffey will present this year’s Steiner lecture at St. John’s College, in which […]

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AACC offers free tax preparation for residents

AACC offers free tax preparation for residents

| March 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel Community College is once again offering free income tax preparation to area residents. All tax volunteers have passed training exams required by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). To qualify, residents need to have total income of less than $54,000 in 2015. The volunteers will prepare federal and Maryland returns including for those taxpayers […]

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Glendale Elementary student wins statewide student art award

Glendale Elementary student wins statewide student art award

| March 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Glendale Elementary School fifth-grader Kaelyn Shannon went to the second biannual Student Artwork Exhibition hosted by First Lady Yumi Hogan Friday night as one of four county representatives of the artistic talent that exists in Anne ArundelCounty Public Schools. She left as the state elementary school winner of a Governor’s Citation for her piece. Kaelyn’s […]

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3 Students in running for Anne Arundel County school board seat

3 Students in running for Anne Arundel County school board seat

| March 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Chesapeake Regional Association of Student Councils is proud to announce the three candidates who are in the running to be named the 2016-2017 student member of the Anne Arundel County Board of Education. The students are: Jacob Baumgart, Arundel High School Carolyn Williams, Glen Burnie High School Molly Fitzpatrick, Broadneck High School The Student Member on […]

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Key Theater presents Once Upon A Mattress

Key Theater presents Once Upon A Mattress

| March 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

Key Theater will bring to life Prince Dauntless, Winnifred the Woebegone and other entertaining characters in this year’s spring musical Once Upon a Mattress, March 17-19, 2016. Students in grades 7 through 12 present this Broadway classic that offers a unique comic take on the story of The Princess and Pea. Hilarious and raucous, romantic […]

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AACC has full calendar for April

AACC has full calendar for April

| March 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

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 April 13– Registration begins for fall 2016 […]

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Severn School announces several April events

Severn School announces several April events

| March 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Severn School in Severna Park has announced several events for April including a free college admission forum and journalist Kelsey Timmerman. College Admission Forum Sunday, April 10 @ 4:00p  The event is open to the public. No cost. Parents and students are invited to attend the annual Severn/Key School College Admission Forum on Sunday, April […]

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Finalists names in Teacher of the Year Award

Finalists names in Teacher of the Year Award

| March 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Educators from three high schools, one middle school, and one elementary school make up the field of five finalists announced today for the 2015-16 Anne Arundel County Public Schools Teacher of the Year. The educators will be among 42 top educators to be honored at the 30th annual Excellence in Education banquet at the BWI […]

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AACC offers classes to overcome math anxiety

AACC offers classes to overcome math anxiety

| March 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

Don’t let your math difficulties get in the way of your academic future. This spring, Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) is offering several workshops focusing on ways people can overcome their math anxieties. The two-hour workshops are free to both current students and people considering attending or returning to college. Some of the topics covered […]

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South River High School to hold Play-A-Thon this Friday

South River High School to hold Play-A-Thon this Friday

| March 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Orchestra and Concert Band of South River High School are holding a 6-hour Play-A-Thon on Friday, March 11, 2016. The event will begin at 2:30 PM and culminate in a concert that runs from 8-8:30 PM. Event coordinators anticipate 100 students and 35 adult volunteers. “The Play-A-Thon is designed to be a fun and […]

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AACC names new Dean of Student Services

AACC names new Dean of Student Services

| March 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel Community College has named Tiffany Boykin, Ph.D., J.D., as the new assistant dean of student services, effective March 1. She will be part of AACC’s Student Services team in the Learner Support Services Division that focuses on helping students achieve their academic goals. Boykin comes to AACC from Morgan State University where she […]

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USNA retires Keenan Reynolds jersey (19)

USNA retires Keenan Reynolds jersey (19)

| March 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

Naval Academy Superintendent Vice Admiral Ted Carter, USN, announced today at the annual Navy football banquet that senior quarterback Keenan Reynolds (Antioch, Tenn.) will be the last Navy football player to ever wear #19.  Reynolds joins the illustrious list of Roger Staubach (#12), Joe Bellino (#27) and Napoleon McCallum (#30) whose numbers have been retired. […]

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Heart Smart Foundation donates two defibrillators to AACC

Heart Smart Foundation donates two defibrillators to AACC

| March 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Board of the Heart Smart Foundation, a local nonprofit dedicated to distributing automatic external defibrillators, donated two automatic external defibrillators to Anne Arundel Community College. “We are grateful to HeartSmart for their generous donation,” says Maurice L. Chaput, executive director of administrative services at AACC. “Just as importantly, their effort made us realize that […]

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New exhibit opens at The Mitchell Gallery

New exhibit opens at The Mitchell Gallery

| March 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Mitchell Gallery at St. John’s College invites the community to the exhibition, “American Impressionism: The Lure of the Artists’ Colony” on view from March 9 through April 24. This comprehensive exhibition features, for the first time, one of the Reading Public Museum’s greatest strengths—its collection of works by American Impressionists. Art Educator Lucinda Edinberg […]

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Jazz at AACC

Jazz at AACC

| March 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel Community College is bringing three renowned jazz musicians to campus this spring for clinics and concerts as part of its World-Class Jazz Series.  Vocalist Jeanne Gies and guitarist Jack Wilkins are featured Saturday, March 5. Pianist Jerry Ascione is the featured performer on Saturday, April 16.  The clinics are free and open to […]

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