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County schools offering Microsoft Office ProPlus to all students for free

County schools offering Microsoft Office ProPlus to all students for free

| October 24, 2014 | 1 Comment

Superintendent of Schools George Arlotto today announced a major technological advancement for the school system’s nearly 80,000 students: free Microsoft Office access for as long as they are enrolled in a county school. As a participant in Microsoft’s Student Advantage program, Anne Arundel County Public Schools is now offering every student Office ProPlus (a full […]

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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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Feed Annapolis run this weekend

Feed Annapolis run this weekend

| September 9, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Feed Annapolis 5-Miler and 2-Mile Fun Run/Walk is a volunteer driven race where participants walk, run, and most importantly, pack meals to help families in Annapolis. The Feed Annapolis race has tripled in size from 2012 to 2013 and there are high hopes for the 2014 race. The goal is to have over 1000 people […]

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AACC’s Flexible Virtual Writing Center wins national innovation award

AACC’s Flexible Virtual Writing Center wins national innovation award

| July 23, 2014 | 1 Comment

Students who need help with writing assignments can get the assistance they need – even at night and on weekends – with just a few clicks on the Internet to the tutors at the Virtual Writing Center at Anne Arundel Community College – one of the first such centers in the nation. The idea for […]

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PVA magnet bringing show to Chesapeake Arts Center (May 9, 2014)

PVA magnet bringing show to Chesapeake Arts Center (May 9, 2014)

| May 9, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Chesapeake Arts Center is holding a free “PVA Visual Arts and Film Showcase” featuring Art from the children of the Anne Arundel County’s Performance and Visual Arts Magnet Program on Friday, May 9, 2014 from 6:30-8:30 pm at the Chesapeake Arts Center Gallery and Studio 194 Theatre located at 194 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn Park, […]

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Hiring? AACC wants you for their job fair (May 29, 2014)

Hiring? AACC wants you for their job fair (May 29, 2014)

| April 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel Community College will host its annual spring job fair from noon to 4 p.m. Thursday, May 29, in the David S. Jenkins Gymnasium on the Arnold campus. The event is open to all job seekers and typically attracts more than 1,000 students, alumni and county residents. Participating private employers and government agencies expected […]

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The Summit School Anniversary Gala this weekend (April 5, 2014)

The Summit School Anniversary Gala this weekend (April 5, 2014)

| March 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Saturday, April 5, The Summit School will commemorate Summit’s 25th Anniversary. Since 1989, Summit has been Sowing the Seeds of Success – for every child, every day.  This year’s gala celebrates students, families, and teachers on this very special evening of cocktails, dinner, music, auctions, and fun! More than 250 guests will gather on […]

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Another student arrested for weapon violation

Another student arrested for weapon violation

| March 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

On March 13, 2014, at approximately 10:20 a.m., a student at Southern High School approached a teacher and conveyed that they believed another student was under the influence of alcohol.  The teacher alerted school administrators, and they brought the 16-year-old male to the office to speak with him regarding a possible alcohol violation. These discussions […]

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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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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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Summit School Offers Sweet Salute To Troops

Summit School Offers Sweet Salute To Troops

| November 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Summit School partnered with Stewart and Labbe Orthodontics to give a sweet salute to our troops with Operation Gratitude.  Students collected Halloween candy to send overseas to our troops. Not only was this a lesson in giving but a math class opportunity as well. First, the students estimated the overall weight of the candy […]

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Weapons Arrest At Southern High School

Weapons Arrest At Southern High School

| August 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

On August 29, 2013, at approximately 9:30 a.m., the School Resource Officer assigned to Southern High School located in the 4400 block of Solomons Island Road in Harwood responded to the school parking lot to assist school staff with a search of a student’s vehicle. The search was to ensure there was no alcohol in […]

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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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Severna Park Senior Wins National Merit Scholarship

Severna Park Senior Wins National Merit Scholarship

| June 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

With more students likely to be named, Severna Park High School senior Julia Downing is the sixth county student to be announced as a scholarship recipient by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. In support of furthering her studies in biomedical engineering next year, Downing’s college-sponsored award ranges between $500 and $2,000 annually for up to […]

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Hillsmere Elementary Locked Down For Suspicious Person

Hillsmere Elementary Locked Down For Suspicious Person

| June 5, 2013 | 2 Comments

UPDATE: 12:11pm- From Bob Mosier, AACPS spokesman, the building is no longer on “secure the building” status. Hillsmere Elementary School was locked down today due to a suspicious person in the area. According to Anne Arundel County Police spokesman, Justin Mulcahy, the department received a call from the school at 7:40am about a suspicious person on […]

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AACC Valedictorian Credits Others For Her Success

AACC Valedictorian Credits Others For Her Success

| June 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

Michelle DeSanctis thinks she was meant to be a teacher, but it is only after attending Anne Arundel Community College that she realized that all her past jobs seem to lead to a career in education. “I’ve been a marketing director, bartender, loan officer – all these different jobs, but they always migrated to some […]

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Bomb Threat At Old Mill High School

Bomb Threat At Old Mill High School

| May 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

UPDATE:  Police have arrested a suspect in this incident. From the Anne Arundel County Police Department: On May 16, 2013, at approximately 8:46 a.m. the School Resource Officer assigned to Old Mill High School received information from school officials that an individual posted information on social media indicating that he was planning to plant bombs […]

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AACC To Showcase 90 Students’ Artwork

AACC To Showcase 90 Students’ Artwork

| April 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

Around 90 students’ artworks will be featured in the annual Student Art Show April 15-May 8 in the Cade Center for Fine Arts Gallery at Anne Arundel Community College. Work shown will include art in all media. The art is selected by juror Ledelle Moe, a sculptor and professor of art at the Maryland Institute […]

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MSP Teaches Summit School 7th Graders About Drinking & Driving

MSP Teaches Summit School 7th Graders About Drinking & Driving

| March 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

Maryland Department of State Police Captain Robert G. Smolek, Commander of the Central Troop of the State Police Barracks, was invited to The Summit School on Tuesday, March 5, 2013 to talk to current seventh graders about standardized field sobriety tests. As part of the Life Science curriculum, Summit students are learning about Body Systems. […]

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Registration Open For AACC Business Competitions

Registration Open For AACC Business Competitions

| March 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

If you are a credit or noncredit student at Anne Arundel Community College and have a new business or a good idea for one, you have two opportunities this spring to promote that business. The Business Plan Competition is sponsored by Capital One Bank, with applications due by March 13. The Elevator Pitch BIG IDEA […]

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Key School To Host Middle School Open House

Key School To Host Middle School Open House

| February 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Key School will hold a Middle School Open House on Friday, March 1, 2013. Families interested in learning more about Key’s Middle School program for children in grades 5-8 are invited to attend. Beginning at 9:00 a.m., all visitors will have the opportunity to tour the campus, meet faculty and parents, and hear students discuss […]

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Middle School Student Charged After Bringing Knife To School

Middle School Student Charged After Bringing Knife To School

| February 7, 2013 | 2 Comments

On February 5, 2013, at approximately 12:30 p.m., the School Resource Officer assigned to Arundel Middle School located at 1179 Hammond Lane in Odenton, Maryland, was made aware by school officials that a male student was observed in possession of a knife inside of the school. The officer learned that the 12-year-old male student threatened a […]

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