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Bello Machre celebrating the 25th Every Step Counts Walk, register now

Bello Machre celebrating the 25th Every Step Counts Walk, register now

| May 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

Registration is now open for Bello Machre’s 25th Annual Every Step Counts Walk, Bike and 5K Run.  The Every Step Counts event will be held Saturday, June 11, 2016 at Anne Arundel Community College in Arnold, Maryland beginning at 7:30 a.m. and concluding at 12:00 noon. All of the funds raised through Every Step Counts […]

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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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Chesapeake Life Center to hold bereavement camps this summer

Chesapeake Life Center to hold bereavement camps this summer

| March 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Chesapeake Life Center, a program of Hospice of the Chesapeake, is now registering participants for Camp Nabi and Phoenix Rising to be held simultaneously over the weekend of Aug. 12 to 14 at the Arlington Echo Outdoor Education Center in Millersville, MD. Camp Nabi, a weekend camp for grieving children ages 6 to 13, […]

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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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AACPS graduation rates outpace state numbers

AACPS graduation rates outpace state numbers

| February 23, 2016 | 1 Comment

African-American students posted gains in graduation rate for the fifth consecutive year as Anne Arundel County Public Schools (AACPS) continued to surpass the state’s four-year graduation rate for the Class of 2015, according to data released by the Maryland State Department of Education today. The graduation rate for African-American students rose 3.6 percentage points from […]

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150+ colleges expected at upcoming AACC College Fair

150+ colleges expected at upcoming AACC College Fair

| February 22, 2016 | 1 Comment

Students can meet face-to-face with more than 150 representatives of colleges and universities from around the country at the annual College Fair from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 10, in the David S. Jenkins Gymnasium at Anne Arundel Community College.  The fair is free and allows you the opportunity to talk with admissions representatives […]

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AACC’s Kids in College offers several new summer camps

AACC’s Kids in College offers several new summer camps

| February 17, 2016 | 1 Comment

Learn about all the fun your children can have this summer at the open house for Anne Arundel Community College’s Kids in College program from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, in the Cade Center for Fine Arts Room 219 on AACC’s Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway. The open house previews the new and […]

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Southern High School senior Sienna Broglie wins national art award

Southern High School senior Sienna Broglie wins national art award

| January 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

For the seventh time in as many years, a talented high school artist from AACPS has won a distinction bestowed upon only one or two students nationally. As the sole recipient of the National Art Education Association’s 2016 Rising Stars Secondary Recognition Award, Southern High School senior Sienna Broglie joins an exceptional list of student […]

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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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BGE launches electric safety contest for schools

BGE launches electric safety contest for schools

| September 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

[do action=”fringe”/] As the new school year begins, Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) is pleased to announce the launch of its fourth annual Wires Down Video Challenge to raise awareness about the importance of electrical safety among elementary school-aged children. From Aug. 31 until Nov. 9, 2015, elementary school teachers (kindergarten through fifth grade) […]

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AACC donates 100 backpacks to Tyler Heights Elementary

AACC donates 100 backpacks to Tyler Heights Elementary

| September 5, 2015 | 1 Comment

Members of Anne Arundel Community College’s Community Services Committee delivered 100 backpacks to Tyler Heights Elementary School as part of the college’s annual drive to help students arrive on the first day of school prepared and ready to learn. Tyler Heights had contacted AACC initially with a request for 50 backpacks and sent a list […]

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AACC graphic designer wins Emmy for video

AACC graphic designer wins Emmy for video

| August 8, 2015 | 1 Comment

Ben Pierce of Severna Park, a graphic designer at Anne Arundel Community College, won a regional Emmy award for his part in creating an animated video. Pierce, who joined AACC’s public relations and marketing office last year, worked on the concept and created the graphics for the video, “Financing a George Washington Education,” while working […]

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AACC concert series on tap for August

AACC concert series on tap for August

| July 28, 2015 | 1 Comment

Rousing marches and energetic medleys will be featured at the “Summer Concert” at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 2, in the Robert E. Kauffman Theater in the Pascal Center for Performing Arts at Anne Arundel Community College. The AACC Concert Band, conducted by adjunct music faculty Paul Dembowki, will join with the Broadneck Area Summer Band […]

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AACC math professor recognized for education excellence

AACC math professor recognized for education excellence

| June 14, 2015 | 1 Comment

Robyn a. Toman, professor of mathematics at Anne Arundel Community College, recently received an Education Excellence Award from the Northern Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce in recognition of her work in redesigning pre-college math curriculum that benefits both AACC students and students at two high schools in the Anne Arundel County Public Schools system. […]

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AACC culinary students and faculty bring home the cake

AACC culinary students and faculty bring home the cake

| April 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

The National Capital Cake Show recognized three students in Anne Arundel Community College’s Hotel, Culinary Arts and Tourism Institute Chefs Club and the club’s advisor for their entries in the annual competition. Students Martha Walton of Gibson Island and Heather Tompkins of Severn won second place, Walton for her tiered garden-themed cake in the intermediate […]

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AACC college fair on March 12th will have 140 colleges

AACC college fair on March 12th will have 140 colleges

| March 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

Middle and high school students preparing for college can meet face-to-face with more than 140 representatives of colleges from around country at the annual College Fair from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 12, in the David S. Jenkins Gymnasium at Anne Arundel Community College. The fair is free and allows you the opportunity to […]

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Glen Burnie High senior to host benefit concert this weekend for service project

Glen Burnie High senior to host benefit concert this weekend for service project

| February 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

Glen Burnie High School Senior Tyler Johns has been collecting jeans for the past month, in support of Dosomething.org and Aèropostale’s Teens for Jeans Campaign. Teens for Jeans encourages young people across the country to run a jean drive in their school or community to help provide clothing for youth experiencing homelessness. Over a million […]

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Magnet program seeking intern opportunities

Magnet program seeking intern opportunities

| October 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

[do action=”schuh”/] Are you a local business which utilizes any type of art?  The Performing and Visual Arts (PVA) High School Magnet program may be a perfect solution to bolster your workforce with an intern. The Performing and Visual Arts (PVA) High School Magnet program offers serious art students the opportunity to continue building their […]

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AAWDC YouthWorks! awards AACPS contract for in-school youth programs

AAWDC YouthWorks! awards AACPS contract for in-school youth programs

| June 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel Workforce Development Corporation (AAWDC) YouthWorks! announced that Anne Arundel County Public Schools (AACPS) has won the contract to provide in-school youth program services in fiscal year 2015. In March 2014, AAWDC YouthWorks! published a Request for Proposal (RFP) for in-school youth programs designed to integrate workforce development activities into year-round academic programs […]

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Rotary Scholarships Available For Graduating Seniors

Rotary Scholarships Available For Graduating Seniors

| January 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Rotary Club of Annapolis is accepting scholarship applications from graduating seniors attending Annapolis high schools, including home-schooled students. Up to four cash scholarship awards of $1,000 each are available to area students who plan to attend an accredited college or university and who have demonstrated a commitment to community services. Relatives of Rotary members […]

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Scholarship Organization Helps First Generation College Students

Scholarship Organization Helps First Generation College Students

| January 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis & Anne Arundel Scholarship Trust, a Maryland non-profit organization that has provided financial scholarships for first-generation-to-college students since 2000, is re-launching with an expanded model that will increase support of students to prepare and complete their post-high school education and launch a career. Over the past 14 years, 38 youth have received scholarships […]

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Anne Arundel County Schools Explain Decision To Not Delay Schools

Anne Arundel County Schools Explain Decision To Not Delay Schools

| January 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel County Public Schools released a statement around 8:30am this morning explaining how they arrived at their decision to allow county schools to open on time this morning. This morning’s change in the weather pattern put our school system in a difficult predicament with regard to school operations. As we were deliberating this […]

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