Tag: Board of Education

Schuh pushes legislation to get Crofton High School underway

Schuh pushes legislation to get Crofton High School underway

| February 4, 2016 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel County Executive Steve Schuh today announced legislation to forward fund designs for the new Crofton Area High School and George Cromwell Elementary Revitalization capital projects. “Accelerating school construction is a major priority of my administration,” said Schuh. “This legislation will help both of these projects become a reality in a shorter period of […]

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Childcare and Preschool Fair this weekend

Childcare and Preschool Fair this weekend

| January 19, 2016 | 1 Comment

The Anne Arundel County Child Care Association is having a free Child Care and Preschool Fair for parents of young children on Saturday, January 23rd from 9am to 12pm. There will be more than 30 preschool and childcare programs sharing information about their programs at the fair. There will also be 3 informational mini-sessions on […]

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Low Ticket Warning: Lindsay Mendez with Live Arts Maryland on December 11th

Low Ticket Warning: Lindsay Mendez with Live Arts Maryland on December 11th

| December 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Tickets are almost sold out! Annapolis’ holiday celebrations get some extra star power this year when Broadway star Lindsay Mendez joins Live Arts Maryland for “A Celebration of Christmas” on Friday, Dec. 11, at 8 p.m. at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts.  This annual holiday pops concert is a joyous blend of everyone’s favorite […]

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Annapolis police arrest unnamed suspect in 2 separate shootings

Annapolis police arrest unnamed suspect in 2 separate shootings

| November 27, 2015 | 1 Comment

On Friday, November 27, 2015 at 2:28 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 1800 block of Copeland Street for a report of shots fired. When officers arrived they located a victim with a gunshot wound to the face. The victim was flown to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma via Maryland State Police. The victim […]

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Schuh, Pantelides encourage community volunteerism this hoiliday

Schuh, Pantelides encourage community volunteerism this hoiliday

| November 24, 2015 | 2 Comments

Anne Arundel County Executive Steve Schuh and Annapolis City Mayor Mike Pantelides this week encouraged all citizens to volunteer their time this holiday season to help the less fortunate. “Thanksgiving and the holiday season provide unique opportunities for citizens to volunteer and help those who are less fortunate,” said Schuh. “I encourage all citizens of […]

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Koons Toyota to sponsor the 2015 Eastport Yacht Club Lights parade

Koons Toyota to sponsor the 2015 Eastport Yacht Club Lights parade

| November 18, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Eastport Yacht Club Lights Parade sponsored by Koons Toyota, one of Annapolis’ signature events for more than 30 years, is just around the corner!  This year, the Lights Parade will be held on Saturday, December 12, between the hours of 6:00 and 8:00 PM.  The event will occur rain or shine, with only high […]

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Chesapeake Bay Trust seeks nominations

Chesapeake Bay Trust seeks nominations

| November 15, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Chesapeake Bay Trust is currently seeking applications and nominations for its 2016 annual scholarship and awards program. Launched in 1998, the Trust’s Annual Awards Program honors students, teachers, individuals, communities, businesses and organizations for their work to promote education, improve local communities and help restore the Chesapeake Bay. Currently the Trust is soliciting applications for […]

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Montessori open house tomorrow

Montessori open house tomorrow

| November 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

Montessori International (MICH) will hold an Open House for prospective families and students on Sunday, November 8, 2015 from 12 noon – 2:00 pm. MICH, for the second year in a row, has been voted the Best Montessori School in the Annapolis area. A Montessori International education incorporates hands-on learning, collaboration, and civility as just […]

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Annapolis man arrested for possession of stolen gun and drugs

Annapolis man arrested for possession of stolen gun and drugs

| October 29, 2015 | 1 Comment

On Wednesday, October 28th at 7:57 p.m. officers arrested Arshad Abdullah, 19, of Annapolis after he fled from officers while in possession of a stolen handgun, 13 grams of marijuana, and $2,605 in different pockets.  Officers were in the 700 block of Newtowne Dr in response to numerous complaints from the community and property management for […]

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South Sudanese church leader to preach in Annapolis

South Sudanese church leader to preach in Annapolis

| October 22, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Rev. Jordan M. Long, president of the Lutheran Church of South Sudan, will be preaching at Annapolis Evangelical Lutheran Church on Reformation Sunday, October 25, 2015, from 9:00 – 10:30. The congregation worships at the Annapolis Area Christian School, Middle School Campus, at 716 Bestgate Road, Annapolis, Maryland 21401. Rev. Long will also be […]

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Annapolis banker named treasurer for local Optimist Club

Annapolis banker named treasurer for local Optimist Club

| October 18, 2015 | 1 Comment

CFG Community Bank is pleased to announce that Faye B. Currie, Vice President/Branch Manager for CFG Community Bank’s Annapolis branch, has been installed as Treasurer of the Annapolis Optimist Club. Currie brings to her treasurer position 30 years of experience in the financial industry, managing consumer, business deposit portfolios and consumer lending areas for banking […]

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Board of Education established scholarship to attract home-grown teachers

Board of Education established scholarship to attract home-grown teachers

| October 16, 2015 | 1 Comment

A new scholarship fund the Board of Education hopes to grow to $250,000 or more will be used to help Anne Arundel County Public Schools students to pursue careers in education and come back to teach in county schools, Board President Stacy Korbelak announced today. The Teach for Anne Arundel scholarship fund would fund in-state […]

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Husband and wife teaching team named winners of environmental award

Husband and wife teaching team named winners of environmental award

| September 28, 2015 | 1 Comment

Ben Thompson of George Fox Middle School and Hilary Thompson of Old Mill Middle School North have been named winners of the 2015 Jan Hollmann Environmental Education Award. The award is named for the late Jan Hollmann, an environmental activist who created the first land trust in Maryland, now known as the Scenic Rivers Land […]

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Art in Education Showcase scheduled for October 6th

Art in Education Showcase scheduled for October 6th

| September 24, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Arts Council of Anne Arundel County administers Art in Education program funding and hosts an Arts In Education showcase to enable teachers, administrators and parents to preview potential art programs for their schools. This year the Arts Education Showcase takes place in the cafeteria of the Board of Education on October 6th from 5:30 […]

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MainStreets Annapolis expands, changes name to reflect larger membership

MainStreets Annapolis expands, changes name to reflect larger membership

| August 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

On August 25, the MainStreets Annapolis Partnership (MAP) Board of Directors approved major changes to the program to provide broader services to the Annapolis business community. The expanded program is adopting a new name – Annapolis Partnership, to reflect its outreach to all local businesses within the city’s boundaries. Steve Samaras, President of the MAP […]

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Nearly $1M raised in 24 hours by the Great Give

Nearly $1M raised in 24 hours by the Great Give

| May 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

Two years ago, Bess Langbein, the Executive Director of the Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County was riding high after raising $606,000 in 24 hours in an inaugural event–the Great Give. Last year, the total raised was $675,467.  This year, the goal was $750,000 and they shattered it with nearly $1 million raised. Combined with the prior […]

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St. Anne’s School Seminar: 5 skills for raising sexually healthy kids

St. Anne’s School Seminar: 5 skills for raising sexually healthy kids

| March 21, 2015 | 1 Comment

As challenging as parenting may be, raising healthy children and teens is about mastering five basic parenting skills applicable to all ages and stages of development. Learn about these skills, the developmental needs they match, and how it all applies to sexuality and gender. Deborah Roffman has been a human sexuality educator (grades 4-12) at […]

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Annapolis Maritime Museum and AACPS sign agreement to provide environmental education

Annapolis Maritime Museum and AACPS sign agreement to provide environmental education

| February 13, 2015 | 1 Comment

In an effort to graduate environmentally literate students and meet state environmental literacy standards the Annapolis Maritime Museum (AMM) will provide high quality environmental literacy education for students pk-12 with engaging, hands-on field experiences  that are an integral part of the AACPS’s environmental literacy plan. Goals of the partnership between AMM and AACPS include: Every […]

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BGE launches gas safety hero challenge to elementary schools

BGE launches gas safety hero challenge to elementary schools

| February 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) announces the launch of the 2015 ‘Adventures of Captain Mercaptan, BGE Natural Gas Safety Hero Challenge,’ as a creative and engaging way to educate school-aged children on the importance of natural gas safety. Now through March 15, public and private elementary schools across BGE’s service area are invited to […]

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Bello Macre awarded $30K grant from Maryland Affordable Housing Trust

Bello Macre awarded $30K grant from Maryland Affordable Housing Trust

| January 13, 2015 | 1 Comment

Bello Machre received a $30,000 grant from the Maryland Affordable Housing Trust (MAHT) to be used for a Shelter in Place Project and an Expansion/Renovation Project.  The grant funding will impact eight people served by Bello Machre funding two projects that will include a permanent emergency generator so vulnerable adults with developmental disabilities can shelter […]

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Arlotto issues statement about botched school cancellations

Arlotto issues statement about botched school cancellations

| January 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

Superintendent of Schools George Arlotto released the following statement today regarding the decision to open schools on time: “The decision to open, close, or delay the opening of schools is complex and one which I do not take lightly. This morning, after receiving data and recommendations from staff, I made the decision based on the information that I […]

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Schuh announces Director of Social Services recommendation

Schuh announces Director of Social Services recommendation

| December 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

County Executive Steve Schuh today announced his intention to recommend to the Maryland Secretary of Human Resources the appointment of Carnitra White as Anne Arundel County Director of Social Services. “Carnitra is a skilled professional who will work hard to ensure the best services for our citizens,” said Schuh. “Her unrivaled passion and skill make […]

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