Tag: Board of Education

ASGT opens 50th season with romantic, rocking, musical comedy

ASGT opens 50th season with romantic, rocking, musical comedy

| May 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre, an outdoor community theatre in downtown Annapolis, opens its 50th anniversary season on May 26 with The Wedding Singer—a romantic, rocking musical comedy based on the hit film starring Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore. The show runs Thursdays-Sundays and select Wednesdays at 8:30pm from May 26-June 18. Tickets are $22 and […]

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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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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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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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Londontowne Symphony Orchestra to hold Gala next weekend

Londontowne Symphony Orchestra to hold Gala next weekend

| March 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Londontowne Symphony Orchestra (LSO) will host its Annual Gala and Silent Auction on Friday, March 18, 2016 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM at The Byzantium (Greek Orthodox Church) in Annapolis. The theme for this year’s event is Masquerade, and it will be hosted by Bill Lusby of WNAV Radio. This festive evening of […]

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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

[do action=”fringe”/] 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. […]

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Schuh, Pantelides encourage community volunteerism this hoiliday

Schuh, Pantelides encourage community volunteerism this hoiliday

| November 24, 2015 | 2 Comments

[do action=”fringe”/] 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 […]

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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

[do action=”fringe”/] 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 […]

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Chesapeake Bay Trust seeks nominations

Chesapeake Bay Trust seeks nominations

| November 15, 2015 | 1 Comment

[do action=”fringe”/] 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 […]

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Montessori open house tomorrow

Montessori open house tomorrow

| November 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

[do action=”fringe”/] 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 […]

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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

[do action=”fringe”/] 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 […]

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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

[do action=”fringe”/] 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 […]

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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

[do action=”fringe”/] 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 […]

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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

[do action=”fringe”/] 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 […]

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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

[do action=”fringe”/] 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 […]

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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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