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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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Carson Scholars Fund awards many AACPS students

Carson Scholars Fund awards many AACPS students

| April 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Maryland-based Carson Scholars Fund (CSF) has announced that 11 Anne Arundel County Public Schools students are among its first-time winners as the organization celebrates its 20th year of awarding $1,000 college scholarships for outstanding academic achievement. In addition to the first-time honorees, 17 AACPS students have repeated as Carson Scholars (“recognized winners”), including Elisabeth […]

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Corkran Middle School named AVID National Demonstration School

Corkran Middle School named AVID National Demonstration School

| April 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Corkran Middle School joined the nation’s elite today when it was named an AVID National Demonstration School, joining about 140 other schools across the nation to have earned the honor. Corkran is the first Maryland public middle school to earn the award, bestowed by the national AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) organization to schools that […]

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“I’m sorry for what I’m about to do” threat prompts South River lockdown

“I’m sorry for what I’m about to do” threat prompts South River lockdown

| April 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

UPDATE: At 338pm, Anne Arundel County Police advised that the teen has been located and is safe. The vehicle was located on Solomons Island Road near Lee Airpark Road   All schools in the South River cluster for Anne Arundel County Public Schools were locked down early this afternoon after a direct threat was made […]

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Muddy Creek Arts Guild spring show starts tomorrow

Muddy Creek Arts Guild spring show starts tomorrow

| April 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Muddy Creek Artists Guild (MCAG) is pleased to announce its 8th Annual Spring Art Show and Sale featuring original works in a variety of media created by more than 55 local artists who live and work in Southern Anne Arundel County.   The show is free and open to the public and will run Thursday, […]

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4th Annual Annapolis Beer Week starts tomorrow!

4th Annual Annapolis Beer Week starts tomorrow!

| March 31, 2016 | 0 Comments

  The fourth annual Annapolis Beer Week brings craft brews from around the country to your backyard. This series of events supports local charities while offering fun, exciting activities to indulge in all week long! Here are just some of the happenings… Start your week with a road trip at the Beer Run 5K and […]

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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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Former Old Mill AD Lawton selected for Hall of Fame

Former Old Mill AD Lawton selected for Hall of Fame

| March 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Former Old Mill High School athletic director Bruce Lawton has been selected as a 2016 inductee into the Maryland State Athletic Directors Association (MSADA) Hall of Fame. Lawton, who led Old Mill’s athletic programs from 1998 to 2012, was a physical education teacher in Anne Arundel County Public Schools for 37 years before retiring in […]

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4th Annual Annapolis Beer Week is on the horizon

4th Annual Annapolis Beer Week is on the horizon

| March 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

  The fourth annual Annapolis Beer Week brings craft brews from around the country to your backyard. This series of events supports local charities while offering fun, exciting activities to indulge in all week long! Here are just some of the happenings… Start your week with a road trip at the Beer Run 5K and […]

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Health Department seeks grant applications for substance abuse

Health Department seeks grant applications for substance abuse

| March 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel County Department of Health’s Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention and Education Program is seeking local organizations to coordinate substance abuse prevention coalitions in Anne Arundel County or the City of Annapolis. Maryland Strategic Prevention Framework Community Implementation Grant(s) of up to $23,350 will be awarded to lead substance abuse prevention coalitions in […]

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For The Love of the Library

For The Love of the Library

| March 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Officials from the Anne Arundel County Public Library Foundation today announced that tickets are now on sale for the annual For the Love of the Library fundraiser. This year’s event will be held at the Eastport-Annapolis Neck Community Library. The festive gathering is set for April 1, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at 269 Hillsmere Drive. Guests […]

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Get ready for the new and improved 2016 Naptown barBAYq

Get ready for the new and improved 2016 Naptown barBAYq

| March 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

The 6th Annual NEW AND IMPROVED Naptown barBAYq Contest & Music Festival is coming to town on Friday, May 6th and Saturday, May 7th, 2016 at the Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds, in Crownsville, MD. The Festival is a family affair and features a barbeque competition sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbeque Society, two People’s Choice competitions, […]

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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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Meet The Press (sort of) coming to Annapolis in April!

Meet The Press (sort of) coming to Annapolis in April!

| March 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

It’s impossible to pitch a good story to the media today! True? Or, is that a suburban myth? What’s the best way to contact a reporter? What kinds of story ideas interest the media? Find out at the Annapolis-area version of Meet the Press. The 2016 edition of P.R. Bazaar will be held the evenings […]

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Art abounds at AA County Libraries this month

Art abounds at AA County Libraries this month

| March 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County Public Library officials have announced two opportunities for young artists to showcase their talent. Selected art from local elementary school students will grace 14 libraries this month as part of Art in our Schools Month and teens will have a chance to show off their skills with the library’s annual cover art […]

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AAACCC names nominees for business-school partnership award

AAACCC names nominees for business-school partnership award

| March 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

Each year, the Annapolis and Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce nominates businesses across the county for their commitment to education and for providing quality mentorship programs.  Nominees are judged on originality, implementation, integration, sustainability and their impact on student achievement.  “We congratulate the following Nominees for the 2016 Business Partnership Awards and their commitment […]

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36 separate events on tap for Maryland Day Celebration

36 separate events on tap for Maryland Day Celebration

| March 4, 2016 | 3 Comments

Maryland Day marks the formal founding of the colony of Maryland, when settlers from England celebrated a Mass of Thanksgiving on St. Clement’s Island in what is now St. Mary’s County, Maryland. The Maryland settlement was authorized under a charter granted on June 20, 1632 by Charles I of England to Cecilius Calvert, 2nd Baron […]

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800+ children’s books donated to county libraries

800+ children’s books donated to county libraries

| March 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

Young children and their caregivers throughout the region can now enjoy new copies of their favorite board books at the county’s 15 libraries thanks to a donation from the Anne Arundel County Public Library Foundation. The Foundation donated 825 children’s books worth more than $5,500.  At a special ceremony at the Edgewater Community Library on […]

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Annapolis Film Festival brings red carpet to town for fourth year!

Annapolis Film Festival brings red carpet to town for fourth year!

| March 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

The 2016 Annapolis Film Festival arrives in style for its fourth year on Thursday, March 31, screening more than 70 independent films through Sunday, April 3. AFF’s 2016 slate of films includes both documentary and narrative works, feature-length and short works, from 22 different countries. The Opening Night film will be screened at Mitscher Hall […]

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More volunteer opportunities available in Anne Arundel

More volunteer opportunities available in Anne Arundel

| February 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

Many Volunteer positions are available through the Anne Arundel County Volunteer Center. If you do not see an opportunity below that fits your needs, contact the Volunteer Center at [email protected] or 410-897-9207. Check our Website: www.aacvc.org. A few current volunteer opportunities are listed below. Anne Arundel Medical Center The Auxiliary of Anne Arundel Medical Center, […]

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Annapolis Film Festival brings red carpet to town for fourth year!

Annapolis Film Festival brings red carpet to town for fourth year!

| February 24, 2016 | 3 Comments

The 2016 Annapolis Film Festival arrives in style for its fourth year on Thursday, March 31, screening more than 70 independent films through Sunday, April 3. AFF’s 2016 slate of films includes both documentary and narrative works, feature-length and short works, from 22 different countries. The Opening Night film will be screened at Mitscher Hall […]

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