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Carson Scholars Fund awards many AACPS students

Carson Scholars Fund awards many AACPS students

| April 25, 2016, 10:55 AM | 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, 04:54 PM | 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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“I’m sorry for what I’m about to do” threat prompts South River lockdown

“I’m sorry for what I’m about to do” threat prompts South River lockdown

| April 14, 2016, 04:35 PM | 0 Comments

UPDATE: At 338pm, Anne Arundel County Police advised that the teen has been located and is safe. The vehicle was located on Solomons Island Road near Lee Airpark Road   All schools in the South River cluster for Anne Arundel County Public Schools were locked down early this afternoon after a direct threat was made […]

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Chesapeake Spanish teacher, Carol Bak, named finalist for WaPo’s Teacher of the Year

Chesapeake Spanish teacher, Carol Bak, named finalist for WaPo’s Teacher of the Year

| March 29, 2016, 10:45 AM | 0 Comments

Chesapeake High School Spanish teacher Carol Bak has been named a finalist for the 2016 Washington Post Teacher of the Year Award. Bak will represent Anne Arundel County Public Schools, and is one of approximately 20 teachers in Washington-area school districts being considered for the award. In addition to her classroom duties, Bak chairs the […]

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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, 04:42 PM | 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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Finalists names in Teacher of the Year Award

Finalists names in Teacher of the Year Award

| March 15, 2016, 11:01 AM | 0 Comments

Educators from three high schools, one middle school, and one elementary school make up the field of five finalists announced today for the 2015-16 Anne Arundel County Public Schools Teacher of the Year. The educators will be among 42 top educators to be honored at the 30th annual Excellence in Education banquet at the BWI […]

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Art abounds at AA County Libraries this month

Art abounds at AA County Libraries this month

| March 12, 2016, 01:51 PM | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County Public Library officials have announced two opportunities for young artists to showcase their talent. Selected art from local elementary school students will grace 14 libraries this month as part of Art in our Schools Month and teens will have a chance to show off their skills with the library’s annual cover art […]

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Schuh pushes legislation to get Crofton High School underway

Schuh pushes legislation to get Crofton High School underway

| February 04, 2016, 04:58 PM | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel County Executive Steve Schuh today announced legislation to forward fund designs for the new Crofton Area High School and George Cromwell Elementary Revitalization capital projects. “Accelerating school construction is a major priority of my administration,” said Schuh. “This legislation will help both of these projects become a reality in a shorter period of […]

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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, 01:42 PM | 0 Comments

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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Annapolis Partnership presents 3 nights of Holiday festivities

Annapolis Partnership presents 3 nights of Holiday festivities

| November 29, 2015, 04:52 PM | 0 Comments

[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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Schuh, Pantelides encourage community volunteerism this hoiliday

Schuh, Pantelides encourage community volunteerism this hoiliday

| November 24, 2015, 02:05 PM | 0 Comments

[do action=”fringe”/] Anne Arundel County Executive Steve Schuh and Annapolis City Mayor Mike Pantelides this week encouraged all citizens to volunteer their time this holiday season to help the less fortunate. “Thanksgiving and the holiday season provide unique opportunities for citizens to volunteer and help those who are less fortunate,” said Schuh. “I encourage all […]

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Husband and wife teaching team named winners of environmental award

Husband and wife teaching team named winners of environmental award

| September 28, 2015, 01:17 PM | 0 Comments

Ben Thompson of George Fox Middle School and Hilary Thompson of Old Mill Middle School North have been named winners of the 2015 Jan Hollmann Environmental Education Award. The award is named for the late Jan Hollmann, an environmental activist who created the first land trust in Maryland, now known as the Scenic Rivers Land […]

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Bereavement Camp offered by Chesapeake Life Center

Bereavement Camp offered by Chesapeake Life Center

| June 16, 2015, 04:19 PM | 0 Comments

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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Quacks for Backpacks returns to Camp Letts on May 31st

Quacks for Backpacks returns to Camp Letts on May 31st

| May 09, 2015, 04:40 PM | 0 Comments

Quacks for Backpacks returns to Camp Letts in Edgewater, on Sunday May 31.  Sponsored by the Rotary Club of South Anne Arundel County, this family-oriented event takes place from 12 -3 p.m., with proceeds benefitting the Bountiful Backpack Program.  Hunger in Anne Arundel County is unfortunately a grim reality for many needy children in the area.  Nutritious meals are provided at school; however […]

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Annapolis Maritime Museum and AACPS sign agreement to provide environmental education

Annapolis Maritime Museum and AACPS sign agreement to provide environmental education

| February 13, 2015, 01:23 PM | 0 Comments

In an effort to graduate environmentally literate students and meet state environmental literacy standards the Annapolis Maritime Museum (AMM) will provide high quality environmental literacy education for students pk-12 with engaging, hands-on field experiences  that are an integral part of the AACPS’s environmental literacy plan. Goals of the partnership between AMM and AACPS include: Every […]

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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 04, 2015, 12:26 PM | 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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St. Anne’s School of Annapolis to host winter open house

St. Anne’s School of Annapolis to host winter open house

| January 03, 2015, 11:34 AM | 0 Comments

St. Anne’s School of Annapolis will host a winter open house on Wednesday, January 28 from 9 am to 11:30 am to learn how the school tailors the internationally renowned Reggio Emelia educational program to their Early Childhood and Lower School curriculum and how our Middle School program prepares students for academic, creative and social success. Faculty, staff […]

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Broadneck student feeds teacher a pot-laced brownie

Broadneck student feeds teacher a pot-laced brownie

| December 08, 2014, 10:27 PM | 0 Comments

A Broadneck High student gave a teacher a marijuana-laced brownie at school this afternoon.  After eating the brownie, the teacher became disoriented and went to the nurse. The student was questioned and admitted to giving the teacher the brownie and knowing that it contained marijuana. The school did not post the letter about the incident […]

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Arts in Education preview on Friday

Arts in Education preview on Friday

| September 17, 2014, 04:22 PM | 0 Comments

The Arts Council of Anne Arundel County soon will offer Anne Arundel County school representatives and students brief previews of over 30 artists’ presentations as part of the council’s Arts in Education(AiE) program.  The previews will be held on Friday, September 19th from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Broadneck Elementary in Arnold and on […]

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Annapolis police officer trapped after accident with truck on Compromise Street

Annapolis police officer trapped after accident with truck on Compromise Street

| April 27, 2014, 06:08 AM | 0 Comments

A 25 year old Annapolis City police officer was flown to the R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore last night after a collision with a truck on Compromise Street in Annapolis. The call came in just before midnight and the officer was trapped for approximately 20 minutes. A Maryland State Police helicopter landed […]

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Chesapeake Arts Center Announces Holiday Concert

Chesapeake Arts Center Announces Holiday Concert

| December 04, 2013, 01:06 PM | 0 Comments

The Chesapeake Arts Center is proud to announce the annual Holiday concert on Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 5:00pm. The performance will be held in the Hammonds Lane theatre and tickets are available for purchase; $10.00 Adults; $5 Children 12 and under at the door or online at www.Chespeakearts.org. Free for Chesapeake Arts Center Members. […]

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Police Report: Bens Drive Shooting

Police Report: Bens Drive Shooting

| October 28, 2013, 06:43 AM | 0 Comments

The Annapolis Police Department has released preliminary information regarding yesterday’s shooting on Bens Drive in Annapolis. It was unclear yesterday if there were two shooting incidents involving three people or a single incident involving two. The latter appears to be accurate. The gunshot victim seen laying in Forest Drive (by Annapolis Middle School) was one […]

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