Allegany County Public Schools

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School Status

  • HYBRID/IN-PERSON LEARNING PLAN UPDATE: The Board of Education voted on the following plan for a return to hybrid/in-person learning at their special meeting today, Monday, January 25, 2021:

    • February 8, 2021: Career Center skill area students and students without connectivity return to buildings
    • February 13, 2021: Fall athletics and extracurricular activities will begin
    • March 1, 2021: Students in grades Pre-K, kindergarten, and Grade 1, identified students who need additional assistance or failing multiple subjects, and identified students with special needs will return to buildings
    • March 8, 2021: Students in Grades 2-5, 6, 9, and 12 will return to buildings 
    • March 15, 2021: Students in Grades 7, 8, 10, 11 will return to buildings 
    As always, parents will have option to “opt out “of the in-person/hybrid learning model and have their child remain in a virtual learning environment. 
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  • Wednesday, March 3, 2021 1:53 PM 
    All schools are operating in accordance with the published school calendar. 
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Latest News

  • ACPS to Pilot 1-Year Certificate Program in Cybersecurity through ACM

    Allegany County Public Schools will pilot a one-year Cybersecurity Certificate through Allegany College of Maryland beginning next year in an effort to increase opportunities for seniors on an abbreviated schedule to participate in career and technology areas and earn college credits.

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  • ACPS Still Under Capacity Limitations for Athletics

    As a result of this order for outdoor and indoor capacity at athletic events, ACPS will provide two tickets to each participating student for both home and away events.

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  • ACPS Begins to Welcome Students Back to Buildings Beginning March 1st

    Staff will continue to review options to provide students with more in-person learning opportunities in the near future, and these options will be discussed further with the elected board at the March 9th school board meeting.

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  • Continued High Marks for Maryland Students on Advanced Placement Success

    Maryland student success in the Advanced Placement (AP) program remains steady, and high participation rates on the rigorous tests continue.

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  • Virtual Parent Conferences Scheduled for March 10-11 Cancelled

    ACPS virtual parent conferences originally scheduled for March 10-11, 2021, have been cancelled as a result of the beginning transitions to the concurrent/hybrid learning schedules.

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  • Union Rescue Mission in Need of Donations

    The URM continues to need generous hearts willing to donate to support the work they are doing to help those in the most dire need.

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  • State Superintendent Approves Appointment of Jeff Blank as Permanent Superintendent

    At the February meeting of the Allegany County Board of Education, board members voted to request the removal of the interim label from Mr. Jeff Blank’s title to appoint him as the next permanent superintendent of schools in Allegany County.

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