Tag: Student

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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Carson Scholars Fund awards many AACPS students

Carson Scholars Fund awards many AACPS students

| April 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Maryland-based Carson Scholars Fund (CSF) has announced that 11 Anne Arundel County Public Schools students are among its first-time winners as the organization celebrates its 20th year of awarding $1,000 college scholarships for outstanding academic achievement. In addition to the first-time honorees, 17 AACPS students have repeated as Carson Scholars (“recognized winners”), including Elisabeth […]

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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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AP essay causes concern at North County High 

AP essay causes concern at North County High 

| April 12, 2016 | 4 Comments

UPDATE:  Eye On Annapolis was sent an excerpt of the essay.         An essay in an AP class has caused concern amongst faculty and some students. The assignment was to write an essay utilizing the style of a Jonathan Swift novel, A Modest Proposal,  from the 1700s, which satirically posed the idea […]

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Meade Principal, John Yore, named as finalist in Washington Post’s Principal of the Year

Meade Principal, John Yore, named as finalist in Washington Post’s Principal of the Year

| March 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Meade High School Principal John Yore has been named a finalist for the 2016 Washington Post Principal of the Year Award. Yore will represent Anne Arundel County Public Schools, and is one of approximately 20 principals in Washington-area school districts being considered for the award. Yore has led Meade for four years, and made an incredible […]

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Capitol Steps to perform at St. John’s College this weekend

Capitol Steps to perform at St. John’s College this weekend

| February 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Capitol Steps return to St. John’s! Known for their special brand of satirical, politically-themed humor, the Capitol Steps will perform in a fundraiser at St. John’s College to benefit student financial aid. The show will include a lively review of songs and spoofs that ridicule public figures across all party lines. The performance will […]

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Annapolis Police starting new kids club

Annapolis Police starting new kids club

| February 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis Police Department is pleased to announce an opportunity for kids to join our first ever Annapolis Police Kids Club (APKC).   The club is tailored for kids ages 9 – 12. Want to learn more?  Please join us for an Open House and Information Session When:  Saturday, February 27th at 2 p.m. Where:  Annapolis […]

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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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Annapolis Partnership presents 3 nights of Holiday festivities

Annapolis Partnership presents 3 nights of Holiday festivities

| November 29, 2015 | 1 Comment

[do action=”fringe”/] Annapolis will be aglow with holiday cheer, seasonal music & entertainment, fun photo opportunities and a visit from Santa! Join your neighbors for Midnight Madness, Thursday, December 3rd and 10th, and Eleventh Hour on the 17th when stores remain open until midnight for holiday shopping (Until 11pm on the 17th). Annapolitans and visitors revel […]

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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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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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Back to healthy

Back to healthy

| August 31, 2015 | 1 Comment

[do action=”fringe”/] It’s that time of year again when the kids are heading back to school and the daily routines are back in action. Whole Health Designs  is introducing more healthy habits and targeting healthy kid lunch ideas for back-to-school this fall along with an easy way to help adults get back into the routine […]

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22 million passengers pass through BWI

22 million passengers pass through BWI

| August 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport today announced that passenger traffic continues to climb with 22,761,893 passengers recorded in Fiscal Year 2015.  That figure, an increase of 2.4 percent over the previous fiscal year, represents an all-time fiscal year record for passenger traffic at BWI Marshall.   “BWI is a gateway to the world and a powerful […]

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Local artists honored at BWI Airport reception

Local artists honored at BWI Airport reception

| August 29, 2015 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel County artists Christy Ball, Frances Borchardt, Ricky Chenoweth, Tara Clifford, Bianca da Silva, Sarah Jane Dunaway, Jim Earl, Sheila Guevin, Joan Howe, Barbara Ildefonso, Richard Isaacman, Lucretia Krick, Vicki Migues-Jordan, Richard Niewerth, Terry Peterson, Susan Picard, Jennifer Rolfsness, James Sayler, Marietta Schreiber,Anne Sieling, Michael Thorpe, Annette Uroskie, and Olin Yoder were recently honored […]

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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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Bereavement Camp offered by Chesapeake Life Center

Bereavement Camp offered by Chesapeake Life Center

| June 16, 2015 | 1 Comment

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. 7- 9 at the Arlington Echo Outdoor Education Center in Millersville, MD. Camp Nabi, a weekend camp for grieving children ages 6 to 13, provides […]

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AACC’s takes first place in Chesapeake Culinary Cup

AACC’s takes first place in Chesapeake Culinary Cup

| May 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Team Anne Arundel, the student culinary team at Anne Arundel Community College’s Hotel, Culinary Arts and Tourism (HCAT) Institute, took first place at the 7th Annual Chesapeake Culinary Cup competition May 3, at the HCAT building at the Glen Burnie Town Center in Glen Burnie. The Chesapeake Culinary Cup is an American Culinary Federation-sanctioned competition […]

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2 killed in Arnold crash

2 killed in Arnold crash

| May 6, 2015 | 1 Comment

UPDATE:  From the Anne Arundel County Police: On Tuesday May 5, 2015 at approximately 7:08 p.m., officers responded to a multi-vehicle motor vehicle collision on northbound Ritchie Hwy (MD-2) at College Parkway in Arnold. Preliminary investigation determined that a Nissan Sentra was southbound on Ritchie Hwy facing a red left turn arrow. The driver of […]

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AACC students compete for best business plan

AACC students compete for best business plan

| April 13, 2015 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel Community College is challenging its students in two business competitions this spring, and the public is invited to see who does the best job. The Big Idea Elevator Pitch Competition pits the top 12 finalists against each other to see who best explains their idea for a new product, service or business in […]

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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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Severna Park students help modernize Chesapeake Children’s Museum

Severna Park students help modernize Chesapeake Children’s Museum

| January 18, 2015 | 1 Comment

Severna Park High School seniors Katrina McNally and Sarah Weinstein work with a trio of underclassmen to help modernize the old Annapolis museum. For their Leadership class, they created a service learning project targeted towards the Chesapeake Children’s Museum in Annapolis. The students are building educational panels to line the walkway to the building in […]

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Bello Macre awarded $30K grant from Maryland Affordable Housing Trust

Bello Macre awarded $30K grant from Maryland Affordable Housing Trust

| January 13, 2015 | 1 Comment

Bello Machre received a $30,000 grant from the Maryland Affordable Housing Trust (MAHT) to be used for a Shelter in Place Project and an Expansion/Renovation Project.  The grant funding will impact eight people served by Bello Machre funding two projects that will include a permanent emergency generator so vulnerable adults with developmental disabilities can shelter […]

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