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AACC’s culinary team earns 4 silver medals

AACC’s culinary team earns 4 silver medals

| December 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Team Anne Arundel, the culinary competition group at Anne Arundel Community College’s Hotel, Culinary Arts and Tourism Institute, earned four silver medals at the American Culinary Federation-sponsored culinary salon Dec. 5 at Monroe College in New Rochelle, N.Y. The students won the awards for their signature dishes. Each competitor was required to prepare two plates […]

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High school students sought for national math competition

High school students sought for national math competition

| December 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Students seeking a math challenge are invited to register for the 67th annual American Mathematical Competitions that will meet from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2016 on Anne Arundel Community College’s Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway. The deadline for registration is Jan. 15. Two competitions meet that day, the AMC 10, which is […]

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Start School Later not entirely happy with AACPS’s Arlotto’s proposal

Start School Later not entirely happy with AACPS’s Arlotto’s proposal

| December 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Start School Later Anne Arundel County is encouraged that Dr. George Arlotto, the Superintendent of Anne Arundel County Public Schools (AACPS), has heard the call from his County Council, health and education experts, and the parent community to change high school start times from the current 7:17 a.m. In Dr. Arlotto’s recommended fiscal year 2017 […]

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Annapolis & Anne Arundel County Scholarship Trust announced MLK scholarship

Annapolis & Anne Arundel County Scholarship Trust announced MLK scholarship

| December 23, 2015 | 1 Comment

In celebration of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast Committee’s 35th Anniversary, 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 scholarship will be awarded for a period of four years, or the length of […]

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Severna Park teens establish tutoring program for Seeds 4 Success

Severna Park teens establish tutoring program for Seeds 4 Success

| December 23, 2015 | 1 Comment

Nine Severna Park students, led by seniors Becca Collings and Ally Nagel from the school’s Leadership Institute, partnered with the Annapolis-based Seeds 4 Success program to help the children learn higher-level academic skills such as long division with decimals, the Scientific Method, and sentence composition. The Seeds 4 Success program provides mentoring and tutoring services […]

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Arlotto looks to start schools later, play catch-up with teacher raises in next budget

Arlotto looks to start schools later, play catch-up with teacher raises in next budget

| December 21, 2015 | 1 Comment

Superintendent George Arlotto has recommended to the Board of Education a $1.14 billion operating budget for Fiscal Year 2017 that provides employees with full step increases, funds new classroom teaching positions to address enrollment increases and growing class sizes, and provides additional resources to support elementary education and the needs of English Language Learners. Dr. Arlotto’s […]

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Growing demand results in new pre-apprenticeship in HVAC at AACC

Growing demand results in new pre-apprenticeship in HVAC at AACC

| December 20, 2015 | 5 Comments

In response to a growing demand in the mid-Maryland region, Howard Community College is partnering with Anne Arundel Community College and Independent Electrical Contractors, Chesapeake (IEC Chesapeake) to offer a new noncredit heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) technician pre-apprenticeship program. By 2022, the number of HVAC professionals in Maryland is expected to grow 7 […]

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Severna Park students form club to welcome new military families to community

Severna Park students form club to welcome new military families to community

| December 19, 2015 | 1 Comment

During their junior year at Severna Park High School, students Linda Chhor and Lauren Ravekes were sponsored by the US Navy and Air Force to travel to San Antonio, Texas for a training with the Military Child Education Coalition (MCEC). The goal of this trip was to start a club that welcomes new military students […]

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AACC first college in Maryland to offer CSX training

AACC first college in Maryland to offer CSX training

| December 18, 2015 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) recently became the first community college in Maryland designated as an ISACA authorized training organization to deliver the cutting-edge Cybersecurity Nexus (CSX) training.  “The global cybersecurity skills shortage is more than evident, and companies have an emerging need for skilled and knowledgeable cyber professionals,” said Christos K. Dimitriadis, Ph.D., CISA, […]

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Upcoming events at AACC

Upcoming events at AACC

| December 15, 2015 | 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 Jan. 4 – College re-opens at 8:30 a.m. […]

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Navy defeats Army for the 14th consecutive time

Navy defeats Army for the 14th consecutive time

| December 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

The scoreboard said it all after 60 minutes of play. Navy – 21.  Army – 17. But it did not always seem that easy.  Army came prepared to win the 116th Army-Navy football game in Philadelphia and for a while it looked like they were going to do just that and give Navy their 3rd […]

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Navy’s Keenan Reynolds finishes 5th in Heisman Trophy balloting

Navy’s Keenan Reynolds finishes 5th in Heisman Trophy balloting

| December 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Navy senior quarterback Keenan Reynolds finished fifth in the 2015 Heisman Trophy balloting, which is the highest finish by a player from a Service Academy since Navy’s Roger Staubach won the award in 1963. Alabama’s Derrick Henry won the award, while Christian McCaffrey of Stanford finished second and DeShaun Watson of Clemson was third.  Oklahoma’s […]

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PARCC results, good news and bad news

PARCC results, good news and bad news

| December 9, 2015 | 1 Comment

The percentage of Anne Arundel County Public Schools’ third- through eighth-graders who scored high enough to be designated as on track for college and career readiness matched or exceeded that of scores in Maryland and across all PARCC states in 11 of the 12 tested areas on the first round of the Partnership for the […]

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God of Carnage to be performed at St. Johns

God of Carnage to be performed at St. Johns

| December 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

The King William Players, the St. John’s student theater troupe, will perform the play “God of Carnage,” a comedy written by award winning playwright Yasmina Reza. “God of Carnage” is about two sets of parents, one of whose child has hurt the other at a park, who meet to civilly discuss the incident. However, as […]

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Navy’s Chris Swain invited to play in Reese’s Senior Bowl All-Star Game

Navy’s Chris Swain invited to play in Reese’s Senior Bowl All-Star Game

| December 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

Navy senior fullback Chris Swain has been invited to the Reese’s Senior Bowl All-Star Game, which will take place on Saturday, Jan. 30 at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile.  Swain is just the fourth Navy player in school history to be invited to the Senior Bowl, which is considered to be the most prestigious of all […]

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AACC donated 150 boxes of food to Food Link

AACC donated 150 boxes of food to Food Link

| December 5, 2015 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel Community College donated $3,152, 150 boxes of complete Thanksgiving meals and 17 boxes of additional nonperishable food for Food Link’s Thanksgiving food drive. Each complete box contained one can cream of mushroom soup, one can crispy onions, three cans corn, one large box mashed potatoes, one jar turkey or chicken gravy, one large can […]

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AACC President Lindsay honored for Excellence in Academic Leaadership

AACC President Lindsay honored for Excellence in Academic Leaadership

| December 4, 2015 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel Community College President Dr. Dawn Lindsay received an Excellence in Academic Leadership award Nov. 20 at the Inaugural Entrepreneurs Gala and Awards night to benefit the nonprofit charity, Women of Global Change. The event, organized by VIPeVENTS Concierge, was initiated as a way to bring together community and business leaders to network and […]

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Financial aid workshop at St. Anne’s School of Annapolis

Financial aid workshop at St. Anne’s School of Annapolis

| December 3, 2015 | 1 Comment

St. Anne’s School of Annapolis invites you to a Financial Aid Info Session on Tuesday, December 8, 2015 from 6:30-8:00 p.m. National Association of Independent Schools and School and Student Services by NAIS (SSS by NAIS) representatives will explain the process of submitting a Parent Financial Statement (PFS). They will give an overview of how […]

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42 county teachers to be honored for excellence in education

42 county teachers to be honored for excellence in education

| December 3, 2015 | 1 Comment

Thirty-nine public school teachers and three independent school teachers will be honored on Monday, April 25, 2016, as Anne Arundel County Public Schools and the Annapolis & Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce celebrate the 30th annual Excellence in Education banquet at the BWI Marriott in Linthicum. This event will also honor local businesses that […]

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Reynolds named Offensive Player of the Year by AAC

Reynolds named Offensive Player of the Year by AAC

| December 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Navy senior quarterback Keenan Reynolds, the most prolific scorer in major college football history, was honored as the American Athletic Conference’s Offensive Player of the Year, while head coach Ken Niumatalolo was named Co-Coach of the Year with Houston’s Tom Herman by the league’s 12 head coaches. Reynolds was chosen as the American Athletic Conference […]

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Midshipman named Mitchell Scholarship recipient

Midshipman named Mitchell Scholarship recipient

| December 2, 2015 | 1 Comment

Midshipman 1st Class (senior) Allyson Strachan, 21, of Hebron, Maine, was recently named as the Naval Academy’s 6th recipient of a Mitchell Scholarship. This highly-competitive academic scholarship provides one year of postgraduate study in any discipline offered by institutions of higher learning in Ireland and Northern Ireland. Strachan is an Honors Systems Engineering major at […]

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Midshipman named Rhodes Scholar

Midshipman named Rhodes Scholar

| December 1, 2015 | 1 Comment

Midshipman 1st Class (senior) Megan Musilli, 21, of El Dorado Hills, Calif.,  has been selected as the Naval Academy’s 49th Rhodes Scholar.  Nearly 900 applicants were endorsed by over 300 schools for one of the 32 scholarships awarded this year.  Musilli is an honors mathematics major at the Naval Academy, researching the concept of genetic […]

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