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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

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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BGE launches electric safety contest for schools

BGE launches electric safety contest for schools

| September 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

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) in public […]

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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

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 artistic skill […]

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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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Annapolis High School Artists To Be Showcased At St. John’s College’s Mitchell Gallery

Annapolis High School Artists To Be Showcased At St. John’s College’s Mitchell Gallery

| January 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Mitchell Gallery at St. John’s College invites the community to the “Chasing the Moment: Works from Annapolis Senior High School” exhibition on view from January 10 through 19. This juried exhibition of approximately 60 works includes paintings, drawings, photographs, and three-dimensional works created by students in the Advanced Placement classes, International Baccalaureate Programme, and […]

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Jammin’ Java’s 10th Annual Battle Of The Bands

Jammin’ Java’s 10th Annual Battle Of The Bands

| January 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

There’s no better way to kick off 2014 than at a quaint coffee shop listening to 24 local bands compete to win $2500 cash, a headlining show, and many more goodies. January 6th marks the first night of Jammin’ Java’s tenth annual Battle of the Bands. Each night, one band will be chosen to compete […]

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Annapolis High Students Learn About Electronics Thanks to Northrop Grumman STEM Initiative

Annapolis High Students Learn About Electronics Thanks to Northrop Grumman STEM Initiative

| December 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Northrop Grumman Corporation hosted a group of 25 Annapolis High School students recently with the goal of sparking their interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) by teaching them how to build an AM radio. The event was held in the Northrop Grumman Undersea Systems business unit’s Ocean Innovation Center (OceanIC) at the Annapolis campus. OceanIC includes […]

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16th Annual Battle Of The Bands

16th Annual Battle Of The Bands

| December 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

The 16th annual Anne Arundel County High School Battle of the Bands will emanate from Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts on Saturday, January 25th. Founded by Nancy Almgren in 1999 as a way to expose County residents to talented musicians from all of the area high schools, the event has grown to become the […]

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Battle Of The Bands XVI Scheduled For January 25

Battle Of The Bands XVI Scheduled For January 25

| November 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Battle of the Bands is the annual competition for rock bands from Anne Arundel County high schools. Every high school in the county is invited to send their best rock band to Maryland Hall For The Creative Arts each January, to compete in front of judges who are professionals in the music industry. All […]

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AHS Presents Pride And Prejudice

AHS Presents Pride And Prejudice

| November 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

Annapolis High School Drama Company presents Pride and Prejudice on November 15-16 at 7pm and November 17 at 2pm in the Annapolis High School auditorium located at 2700 Riva Road, Annapolis, MD. This adaptation of the Jane Austen novel will not be set in the 19th century but in the 1920s. The Annapolis Drama Company […]

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Shock And Admiration Spreads Over Twitter At Death Of Severn Latin Teacher

Shock And Admiration Spreads Over Twitter At Death Of Severn Latin Teacher

| July 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Dr. Thomas Heslin, a beloved Latin teacher from Severn School was killed yesterday in a tragic bicycle accident. As news of the tragedy began to spread, students and former students took to Twitter to express their sadness, shock, and admiration for the Severn School teacher, affectionately known as “Doc”,  that obviously had a tremendous impact on […]

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