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  • Thursday, April 24, 2014 6:19 PM 
    All Allegany County Public Schools are operating in accordance with the published school calendar.
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  • Due to the increased volume of road construction throughout the county, all ACPS school buses may be running approximately 10-15 minutes behind schedule.  The school system asks that parents please be patient as they await bus arrivals at stops. 

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  • Middle School Students Have Lunch with Award-Winning Author

    Award winning author, Ben Mikaelsen, recently spent three days in Allegany County middle schools speaking with students about “Becoming the Author of Your Own Life.”

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  • Allegany County Student Art Show Opens April 24th

    The Allegany County Student Art Show held at the Country Club Mall in LaVale opens Thursday, April 24, 2014, and runs through Sunday, April 27, 2014.

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  • Cresaptown Elementary School Hosts STEM Day

    On Friday, April 11, 2014, and on Monday, April 14, 2014, Cresaptown Elementary School hosted a STEM Day. Parents were invited to participate with their child in activities focused on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.

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  • C&O Canal National Historical Park Holds Ribbon-Cutting for New Canal Classroom

    On Wednesday, April 16, 2014, the C&O Canal National Historical Park hosted a ribbon-cutting event at the site of their new canal classroom at Canal Place in Cumberland to celebrate and publicly recognize the partnership between Allegany County Public Schools and the C&O Canal National Historical Park.

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  • State Board of Education Grants ACPS's 5-Day Waiver Request

    The Maryland State Department of Education has approved the Allegany County Public School System’s request of five days from the 180-day school year requirement due to the excessive number of school closings due to inclement weather.

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  • Superintendent Holds First Student Advisory Board Meeting

    On Monday, April 14, 2014, members of the newly formed Student Advisory Board held their first meeting with Superintendent of Schools, Dr. David Cox, to discuss various topics of interest among their respective student bodies.

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  • Allegany High School Students Participate in FBLA State Conference

    Seven members of Allegany High School’s student organization, Future Business Leaders of America, have demonstrated “excellence in action” and qualified to advance to the 2014 National FBLA State Leadership Conference in Nashville, Tennessee.

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