Lab testing has confirmed four cases of mumps at Fort Hill High School. In response to the outbreak, the Allegany County Health Department and the Allegany County Board of Education, in cooperation with the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), are planning an after-school vaccination clinic at Fort Hill for students and staff to receive a booster dose of the MMR (Measles, Mumps, and Rubella) vaccine.
The Maryland State Board of Education has accepted with regret the resignation of Lillian M. Lowery, Ed.D, State Superintendent of Schools, who will become President and Chief Executive Officer of FutureReady Columbus, an education non-profit corporation with an initial focus on early childhood education, public policy, and community engagement.
The Appalachian Regional Commission announced the approval of a grant in the amount of $110,000 to the Allegany County Board of Education for the Fiber Extension - Downtown Cumberland & Board of Education Fiber Route Project.
Future Business Leaders of America of Allegany High School attended the state conference at Hunt Valley on April 23-25, 2015.
Drivers are paying greater attention to the stop arms on school buses, a new Maryland State Department of Education-sponsored survey has found.
Beginning last school year, there are two new immunization requirements for children entering the seventh grade, which include a Tdap (Tetanus, Diptheria, Pertussis) and a Meningococcal vaccination.
7:00 PM MR Meet the Squad Night
1:00 PM AL Project Bid Opening
6:30 PM AL Meet the Squad Night
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM School Board Meeting
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM WM Walking Track Ribbon Cutting Ceremony