The Board is forming a Blue Ribbon Commission of community leaders, including those outside of education, to study the needs of the school system, and make recommendations to the school board and county commissioners.
The Allegany County Public School System hosted the 12th Annual Focus on the Future Showcase on November 7 and 8, 2017, at the Allegany County Fairgrounds in the multi-purpose building.
The Next Generation Scholars Program (NGSP) of the Maryland Business Roundtable for Education (MBRT) began in October to support 7th, 8th, and 9th grade students and teachers in Allegany County at Washington Middle School and Fort Hill High School.
Area credit unions from Allegany County and the Western Maryland Chapter and District of Columbia Credit Union Association, along with the Maryland and District of Columbia Credit Union Association, hosted the 13th Semi-Annual Financial Reality Fair for area high school students.
The Allegany High School Marching Band completed its Fall 2017 competitive season by finishing second out of seventeen bands with a score of 96.65 in the Group 3 Open Tournament of Bands Atlantic Coast Marching Band Championships.
Dr. Cox highlights important upcoming dates, including the dates for Thanksgiving break and an Open House and Tour of the current Allegany High School. Last week's Take "5" wellness trivia winner was announced, and next weeks questions were posed for employees.