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Agencies, community partner on Hilltop Elementary School community garden

Agencies, community partner on Hilltop Elementary School community garden

| July 02, 2014, 01:59 PM | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel County Department of Recreation and Parks is proud to announce a beneficial partnership with fellow county agencies and community members to build a vegetable garden at Hilltop Elementary School in Glen Burnie.  The garden provides a wonderful opportunity for students and faculty members to integrate nutrition through gardening in elementary classrooms and […]

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Smoking stinks winners announced

Smoking stinks winners announced

| April 28, 2014, 04:06 PM | 0 Comments

The Smoking Stinks program of the Anne Arundel County Department of Health has announced the winners of its Tobacco-Free Kids Week T-shirt design contest. The nineteenth annual Tobacco-Free Kids Week, held February 9-15, 2014, enlisted schools and other youth-centered groups to reach kids with anti-tobacco activities that included the T-shirt design contest, anti-tobacco pledges, displays, […]

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Anne Arundel County Seeks Donations For Back To School Program

Anne Arundel County Seeks Donations For Back To School Program

| July 27, 2013, 10:55 AM | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman is encouraging citizens to donate to the annual Back to School Program. “More than 22,000 children in Anne Arundel County Public Schools are eligible for the free and reduced lunch program, and many of those students do not have access to the basic necessities to succeed in the classroom,” […]

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Giant Food To Award Nearly $2M To Local Schools

Giant Food To Award Nearly $2M To Local Schools

| June 14, 2013, 03:31 PM | 0 Comments

Giant Food of Landover, Md. is presenting nearly $2 million to local schools in Maryland, Virginia, Washington, D.C., and Delaware as a result of its 2012-2013 A+ School Rewards program. A+ School Rewards provides a simple way for schools to earn funds to support school programs and enrichment activities every time a customer makes a […]

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Hillsmere Elementary Locked Down For Suspicious Person

Hillsmere Elementary Locked Down For Suspicious Person

| June 05, 2013, 11:31 AM | 0 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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Board Of Education Seeking Committee Members

Board Of Education Seeking Committee Members

| May 22, 2013, 11:15 AM | 0 Comments

The Board of Education is now accepting applications for openings on the Executive Committee of its countywide Citizen Advisory Committee (CAC), a 29-member panel that provides input and advice on specific issues surrounding education throughout the county. The panel consists of two representatives from each of the 12 high school clusters, one representing elementary schools […]

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Seeds 4 Success To Host Fundraiser

Seeds 4 Success To Host Fundraiser

| April 03, 2013, 01:09 PM | 0 Comments

Seeds 4 Success, which began in 2007 as the Eastport Girls Club  is an after-school tutoring program for  elementary and middle school girls from public and subsidized housing in Annapolis, I Am A Reader is an after-school reading intervention program for second- and third- grade boys at Eastport Elementary School, and a Parent Challenge program […]

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AACPS Suspends 2nd Grader For Pop Tart Gun

AACPS Suspends 2nd Grader For Pop Tart Gun

| March 05, 2013, 06:57 AM | 0 Comments

A 7-year old boy attending Park Elementary in Brooklyn Park is suspended for using food to make “inappropriate gestures” which disturbed a class.  It seems the 2nd grader was eating a pop-tart and at one point, the uneaten part resembled a gun.  A teacher saw this, sent the boy to the Principal who suspended him […]

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School Safety, More Words Than Substance

School Safety, More Words Than Substance

| December 15, 2012, 09:56 AM | 0 Comments

The tragedy unfolding in Connecticut has rocked this country to the core. Like 911, this horrific tragedy is, in the truest sense of the word, “unbelievable.”   All of the usual questions came to mind. How could this happen? Why would anyone do such a thing? Is this a dream? After it began to sink in […]

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AACPS Issues Statement On School Safety In Wake Of Newtown Shootings

AACPS Issues Statement On School Safety In Wake Of Newtown Shootings

| December 14, 2012, 04:00 PM | 0 Comments

In the wake of the horrific shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT, the Anne Arundel County Public Schools have released a statement regarding the safety measures in place at Anne Arundel County Schools. School Superintendent Kevin Maxwell, Board of Education President Andrew Pruski, and the leaders of Anne Arundel County Public Schools’ […]

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Musical Activities At Annapolis Senior Center

Musical Activities At Annapolis Senior Center

| November 26, 2012, 10:50 AM | 0 Comments

Seniors, age 55 and up, are invited to enjoy some concerts in December at the Annapolis Senior Activity Center, 119 S. Villa Ave., Annapolis. The Heritage Harbour Chorus, a local chorus from Heritage Harbour, will sing songs from the Nutcracker and other winter favorites at 1 p.m. Dec. 5. The Pascal Go-Getters, an entertainment troupe […]

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Thanksgiving Essay Contest For Students

Thanksgiving Essay Contest For Students

| October 31, 2012, 01:11 PM | 0 Comments

In honor of Thanksgiving, The Arc Central Chesapeake Region is hosting an essay contest celebrating diversity within our community. Students are asked to answer the following: Knowing people who have different abilities, ideas and cultures helps us to learn compassion, empathy, and grow as human beings. The first Thanksgiving in America brought together two groups […]

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Police Chase Disrupts Pasadena School Dismissal

Police Chase Disrupts Pasadena School Dismissal

| October 05, 2012, 08:34 AM | 0 Comments

On October 4, 2012 at approximately 3:05pm, officers from the Eastern District were dispatched to an attempted burglary in the 8400 block of Alvin Road, Pasadena, Maryland.  The caller indicated a white male suspect wearing a black shirt and blue jeans tried to break into his neighbor’s home, but the suspect fled on foot when […]

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School Supplies For Needy Children

School Supplies For Needy Children

| July 10, 2012, 02:27 PM | 0 Comments

County Executive John R. Leopold is urging citizens to donate school supplies for 1,500 needy children in advance of the next school year. “Often the most important aspect of getting children ready to learn is making sure they have the basics: a healthy meal, a good teacher and the right supplies,” County Executive Leopold said. “This program will go […]

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Community Descends On Roundz For Food & School

Community Descends On Roundz For Food & School

| May 25, 2012, 04:08 PM | 0 Comments

Answering the call to “eat a great meal and support a great school,” over 150 people flocked to Roundz Gourmet Market for a dining out night Monday to benefit Crofton Elementary School. Chef Zachary Pope, owner of Roundz and Crofton Elementary parent, offered a special buffet menu and donated ten percent of the proceeds to […]

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Nantucket Elementary Parent Ambareen Jafri Wins Maryland Parent Involvement Matters Award

Nantucket Elementary Parent Ambareen Jafri Wins Maryland Parent Involvement Matters Award

| May 23, 2012, 04:37 PM | 0 Comments

When her children started attending classes at Nantucket Elementary School, Ambareen Jafri immediately took note of the diversity among students, especially the number of students from Indian and Pakistani families. When the school expressed a need for someone to be a translator for those students and their families, Jafri, who speaks Urdu, jumped at the […]

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Elementary School Student Arrested For Trying To Stab A Classmate

Elementary School Student Arrested For Trying To Stab A Classmate

| May 14, 2012, 11:45 AM | 0 Comments

The Capital has recently reported that a second grade student has been arrested for bringing a knife into school and attempting to stab another student. When questioned why he brought a knife to school, the student said that he wanted to stab his intended victim, because that student “keeps messing with him.” Is this another […]

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Tyler Heights Student Named Safety Patroller Of The Year

Tyler Heights Student Named Safety Patroller Of The Year

| May 09, 2012, 01:27 PM | 0 Comments

Blanca Velasquez, a fifth-grader at Tyler Heights Elementary School in Annapolis, has been named Anne Arundel County Public Schools Outstanding School Safety Patroller of the Year. Sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Foundation for Safety and Education of the American Automobile Association (AAA), the award includes a personalized plaque displaying a gold safety patrol badge, a $150 […]

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Another Pit Bull Incident In South County

Another Pit Bull Incident In South County

| May 07, 2012, 09:29 PM | 0 Comments

A recent decision to classify Pit Bull dogs as inherently dangerous has stoked up dialogue both for and against the recent ruling by the Maryland Courts. While I think everyone agrees that the disposition of a dog is largely due to the way it is raised by the owner. However, one cannot discount the genetics […]

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Eastport Democratic Club Donates $1000 To Elementary School

Eastport Democratic Club Donates $1000 To Elementary School

| May 04, 2012, 11:17 AM | 0 Comments

On Wednesday, April 11th, the Eastport Democratic Club honored Eastport Elementary School, a public school founded in 1909,  for their many years of invaluable service to the community. Club representatives, Dr. Charles Fritsch and Dave Baron, presented Principal, Mrs. Lynn Evans and students with checks totaling $1,000; the sum represents proceeds generated from the club’s […]

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Board Of Education Squashes Compromise Street Garage

Board Of Education Squashes Compromise Street Garage

| May 02, 2012, 02:26 PM | 0 Comments

The Board of Education of Anne Arundel County today voted against entering into a Memorandum of Understanding with the City of Annapolis centering around a proposal to build a parking garage and mixed use development along Compromise Street in downtown Annapolis. Board members voted 8-0 to support Superintendent Kevin Maxwell’s recommendation against entering into the […]

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Anne Arundel School Board Approves Redistricting

Anne Arundel School Board Approves Redistricting

| April 20, 2012, 08:59 AM | 0 Comments

The Board of Education of Anne Arundel County on April 18, 2012, approved two redistricting plans, one of which would shift students at Central, Mayo, and Davidsonville elementary schools another which impacts a currently undeveloped community. By a 7-0 vote, the Board approved a plan that calls for: redistricting from Central Elementary to Mayo Elementary […]

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