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BGE’s Adventures of Captain Mercaptan-natural gas safety contest open for entries

BGE’s Adventures of Captain Mercaptan-natural gas safety contest open for entries

| January 26, 2016 | 1 Comment

Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) has announced the kickoff of the 2016 “Adventures of Captain MercaptanSM, BGE Natural Gas Safety Hero Challenge.” The contest challenges elementary school students at schools in BGE’s service area to illustrate a gas safety message featuring Captain Mercaptan, BGE’s fictional natural gas safety superhero.  The contest, now in its third […]

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County urges residents to stay off road following #Snowzilla

County urges residents to stay off road following #Snowzilla

| January 24, 2016 | 1 Comment

County Executive Steve Schuh this morning is urging citizens to stay off the roads Sunday, January 24th, in order to allow snow plows to continue to treat and clear county roads.  “While the storm activity has moved out of the area, our crews still need time to clear our roads,” said Schuh. “We are asking all our citizens to stay […]

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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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Quit smoking now…for free

Quit smoking now…for free

| January 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

Stop Smoking Today. Cigarette smoking and secondhand smoke exposure are the leading preventable causes of death. In Anne Arundel County, MD, 1 in 5 adults smokes, and lung cancer is the County’s leading cancer killer. Get FREE Help to Quit Smoking. Download or order a FREE Quit Smoking Kit, attend a FREE class, or call […]

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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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Back To School Night Schedules

Back To School Night Schedules

| August 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

It’s never too early for parents to plan to attend Back-To-School Night at their child’s school. More than 78,000 students are expected to enter Anne Arundel County classrooms when the school year kicks off on Aug. 26, and Back-To-School Nights provide parents with a chance to learn more about the instruction their children are receiving […]

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Maxwell Makes It Official–He’s Leaving

Maxwell Makes It Official–He’s Leaving

| June 27, 2013 | 1 Comment

After several leaks and a statement from the Board of Education that rang of surprise, Dr. Kevin M. Maxwell tendered his resignation (PDF) to the Anne Arundel County Board of Education this morning.  In the letter, he said: No single person is greater than a team, and Anne Arundel County Public Schools is no different. I […]

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Advocates Join Forces To Push For Common Sense School Start Times

Advocates Join Forces To Push For Common Sense School Start Times

| November 23, 2012 | 1 Comment

Three grassroots groups in the DC Metro area—the Montgomery and Anne Arundel chapters of Start School Later (SSL) and SLEEP in Fairfax—are joining forces to push area school systems to provide later morning start times for high school students.  All three groups are circulating online petitions asking local school boards to push back bell times […]

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New Grading Policy For Public Schools

New Grading Policy For Public Schools

| May 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County Public Schools’ Countywide Citizen Advisory Committee will receive an update on proposed revisions to the administrative regulation regarding the school system’s grading procedures at its next meeting, scheduled for Monday, May 7, 2012. Dr. George Arlotto, Associate Superintendent for School Performance, will discuss the proposed changes to the regulation, which stipulates the […]

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AACPS Community Engagement Survey Results

AACPS Community Engagement Survey Results

| March 9, 2012 | 5 Comments

Ninety-seven percent of parents who responded to Anne Arundel County Public Schools’ fourth annual Parent Community Engagement Survey said their child feels safe at school, and 94 percent said they are satisfied with both the school system and their child’s school, according to results released this week. More than 12,530 parents filled out the 2011-2012 […]

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