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AACC to host conference on crime, violence and mental illness

AACC to host conference on crime, violence and mental illness

| May 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Every day, the news carries another story about violence entering ordinary people’s lives. Reports also show a divide between police and the community, concern for violent uprisings in response to that division, questions about the role played by drugs and mental health in that violence and queries of the part terrorism and terrorists play in […]

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Herndon Climb On Monday

Herndon Climb On Monday

| May 22, 2016 | 1 Comment

The Naval Academy’s Class of 2019’s Herndon monument climb will begin at 1:30 p.m., Monday, May 23, near the front of the Naval Academy Chapel. The event is free and open to the public. Each year, the roughly 1,000 members of the academy’s plebe (freshman) class form a human pyramid around the 21-foot tall Herndon […]

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NSOF program results in new public school curriculum

NSOF program results in new public school curriculum

| May 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

Last summer, a handful of teachers from Anne Arundel County Public Schools participated in a pilot program conducted by the National Sailing Hall of Fame (NSHOF) in conjunction with Anne Arundel County Public Schools. Known as the “Teacher Academy: Teaching Math & Science Teachers How to Sail,” the program engaged teachers from area elementary, middle […]

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2016 USNA Commissioning Week Schedule

2016 USNA Commissioning Week Schedule

| May 18, 2016 | 1 Comment

The end of the year is fast approaching for the First Class Midshipmen who will be commissioned as Ensigns in the US Navy or 2nd Lieutenants in the US Marine Corps. Along with the graduation ceremony, which is by invitation only, there are a number of public events including a flight demonstration by the Blue […]

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Southern High’s Autumn Jackson wins prestigious Gates Millennium Scholarship

Southern High’s Autumn Jackson wins prestigious Gates Millennium Scholarship

| May 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

Southern High School senior Autumn Jackson has been named a winner of a prestigious Gates Millennium Scholarship that will pay the bulk of her expenses for undergraduate, graduate school, and post-graduate education, as well as related costs. Autumn is the eighth county student in the last five years to claim one of the 1,000 scholarships […]

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St. John’s College commencement scheduled for tomorrow

St. John’s College commencement scheduled for tomorrow

| May 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

Eighty-five St. John’s College, Annapolis, seniors, having completed their senior essays and defended them in oral examinations, are expected to receive their diplomas at the college’s 224th commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 15 at 10:30 a.m. Fifteen students in the Annapolis Graduate Institute will receive their master’s degrees. A tradition at St. John’s, the senior […]

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Award-Winning authors to lead a Spring Writing Intensive at St. John’s College

Award-Winning authors to lead a Spring Writing Intensive at St. John’s College

| May 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

Do you have a story that you want to tell? The second annual Spring Writing Intensive at St. John’s College offers an ideal opportunity for writers of all skill levels to delve into the art of storytelling and enhance their craft. Organized by noted authors Laura Oliver and Lynn Auld Schwartz, participants may select four […]

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Schools receive record amount of State funding for construction

Schools receive record amount of State funding for construction

| May 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County Public Schools received recommendations for an additional $16.6 million for major school construction projects in the final round of state funding deliberations this month, bringing the total allocated in the coming fiscal year to a record $44.6 million. “This is just phenomenal news for our school system, our employees, and, most importantly, […]

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Summit teacher to ride across country to benefit school

Summit teacher to ride across country to benefit school

| May 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Summit School’s teacher, Kelly Rampmeyer, doesn’t use her summer breaks for rest and relaxation. Instead, she travels the world undertaking various service projects. Having traveled to 30 countries, she has helped establish an orphanage in Mozambique, distributed food in Haiti, consulted with schools and orphanages throughout Uganda, rebuilt homes in New Orleans and Nepal, […]

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Katrina Griffin named AA County Teacher of the Year

Katrina Griffin named AA County Teacher of the Year

| May 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

What an interesting journey it has been for Katrina Griffin. After wanting to quit teaching on her third day in 2001 – before her first students even arrived – and subsequently being talked out of it, Griffin has gone on to make quite an impact and receive numerous accolades in her 15 years at North […]

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Rockbridge Academy art exhibit

Rockbridge Academy art exhibit

| May 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

Nearly 3,500 loops of tape. That, says Rockbridge Academy art teacher Heidi Stevens, is about how much tape is required to hang the numerous art pieces displayed at the school’s annual art exhibit. The exhibit will be held Monday, May 16, from 5 – 8 pm at historic Baldwin Hall in Millersville. It showcases the […]

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AACC’s Peer Learning Partnership open house on June 1

AACC’s Peer Learning Partnership open house on June 1

| May 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Join a group who loves learning for the fun of it! Anne Arundel Community College’s Peer Learning Partnership (PLP) is a community of lifelong learners, who meet year-round for noncredit classes, discussion groups and social and cultural events. Get a preview of the fall 2016 PLP courses at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, June 1, in […]

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Secretary of Defense, Ash Carter, to speak at USNA Graduation

Secretary of Defense, Ash Carter, to speak at USNA Graduation

| May 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter will speak at the graduation and commencement ceremony for the U.S. Naval Academy’s Class of 2016, Friday, May 27, at 10 a.m. This event is not open to the public. Carter is a native of Philadelphia and is a graduate of Yale University and Oxford University, and is also […]

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For the Love of the Library raises $51,000

For the Love of the Library raises $51,000

| May 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

Officials with the Anne Arundel County Public Library Foundation today announced that the recent For the Love of the Library event raised more than $51,000 for enhancements at county libraries. Attendees also funded the purchase of 75 children’s educational tablets, called Playaway Launchpads, for use by library customers. County Executive Steve Schuh served as the […]

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County answers rumors concerning school health programs

County answers rumors concerning school health programs

| May 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County Chief Administrative Officer Mark Hartzell released the following statement today on the misinformation circulating on social media regarding the school health services program within the Department of Health: “I feel the need to correct some of the misinformation regarding our efforts to address compensation issues within the Health Department’s dedicated corps of […]

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Spring Migration at AACC

Spring Migration at AACC

| May 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel Community College’s dynamic AACC Dance Company will present “Spring Migration” at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, May 6-7, in the Robert E. Kauffman Theater of the Pascal Center for Performing Arts on AACC’s Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway. Directed by Lynda P. Fitzgerald, coordinator of performing arts – dance, the program includes three […]

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Glen Burnie’s Carolyn Williams elected as student member of Board of Education

Glen Burnie’s Carolyn Williams elected as student member of Board of Education

| May 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

Carolyn Williams, a junior at Glen Burnie High School, was elected by members of the Chesapeake Regional Association of Student Councils today to be the 2016-2017 student member of the Anne Arundel County Board of Education (SMOB). Jacob Baumgart of Arundel High School and Molly Fitzpatrick of Broadneck High School were the other finalists for […]

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Leadership students from Severna Park High School join Severna Park Earth Day Festival Committee

Leadership students from Severna Park High School join Severna Park Earth Day Festival Committee

| May 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Severna Park Earth Day Festival Committee headed by Chris Myers welcomed the addition of two high school students to help with the 14th annual Severna Park Earth Day Festival. Those students, Lauren Crino and Brianna Leverty, worked on and managed the event for their senior Leadership III project for a class at Severna Park […]

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Severna Park High seniors create homeless drive to benefit locals

Severna Park High seniors create homeless drive to benefit locals

| May 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Seniors, Margaret Galdi and Michael Reynolds created a brand new service learning project for their Leadership III project. Working with them were four juniors in the leadership II program; all hoping to advance next year to become Senior Leaders. The group reached out to local businesses in their community in hopes to receive toiletry donations. They […]

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Navy’s Chris Swain signs as free agent with San Diego Chargers

Navy’s Chris Swain signs as free agent with San Diego Chargers

| May 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Senior fullback Chris Swain has agreed to terms with the San Diego Chargers as a free agent. Swain joins quarterback Keenan Reynolds as members of the 2015 Navy Football team that will be in an NFL camp. “I am very excited about the opportunity that the Chargers are giving me and I fully intend to […]

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Schuh including step raises for teachers in new budget

Schuh including step raises for teachers in new budget

| April 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Continuing with his commitment to ensure an excellent education for our children, County Executive Steve Schuh today announced that his FY2017 budget proposal will fully fund step, or merit/incremental, increases for all eligible Anne Arundel County Public Schools employees. “I am committed to working with our school system to ensure we reward and retain great […]

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County Bar Association seeks entries for annual high school essay contest

County Bar Association seeks entries for annual high school essay contest

| April 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel County Bar Foundation invites all high school students in Anne Arundel County to enter the Foundation’s annual legal essay contest. During the past 16 years, nearly 2,600 county students have participated in this competition. The contest is open to all public or private high school students in grades 9-12, and home-schooled students […]

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