Braddock Middle

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WELCOME

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    Welcome to Braddock Middle School. It is our goal here at Braddock to create and maintain a safe and orderly environment for all students where their education is of the highest priority. If you have any questions or concerns, please call me or one of our assistant principals. Thank you!
     
    Dr. Molly Stewart
    Principal 
     
     
     
    MISSION STATEMENT
    We, the faculty and staff of Braddock Middle School, believe that all students can achieve. We are dedicated to providing an academic environment that will ensure student success. To this end, we will provide: 
    A safe and orderly campus for all students; Curricula that aligns with the Maryland Content Standards/Core Curriculum; Daily instruction meeting individual student needs; Programs and activities that enhance academic achievement, as well as each student’s social and emotional growth.

    VISION STATEMENT
    Together with community stakeholders, we at Braddock Middle School are focused on preparing students for college and careers. We aim to inspire and empower students to excel both academically and socially while preparing them to be productive citizens and future leaders. Braddock strives to provide a nurturing and safe environment that fosters a rigorous academic and technological curriculum to prepare students to become lifelong learners.
    • Career/College Readiness
    • Technology
    • Real World Experiences
    • Rigorous curriculum
    • Project-based learning
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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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ABOUT US

  • A Brief History of Braddock . . .

    During the year of 1960, the Allegany County Board of Education decided that two junior high schools were needed- one for seventh and eighth graders attending Allegany High School, and one for seventh and eighth graders attending Fort Hill High School.
     
    Our school would be named after General Edward Braddock, a British general from the French and Indian War.
     
    The construction of Braddock Junior High began in 1963, when about 33 acres of land were donated by the county for Braddock to be built on. Braddock Junior High was completed in the fall of 1965, with the total cost nearing 2.5 million dollars. It was built to hold 900 students, and in the opening year, 1965, over 700 were enrolled.
     
    Our school has had six principals so far. Our first principal, Mr. Robert M. Hutcheson, chose blue and gray as our school colors. In that same year, our school motto, “Progress Is The Spirit of Braddock” was chosen by the Student Council, along with the school song, “Hail to Braddock High”. The other principals who have served Braddock are Mr. Joseph P. Martirano (1966-1979), Mr. Joseph V. Carter (1979-1993), Dr. Frederick Sloan (1993-1994), Mr. O. Thomas Harman (1994-2002), and Mr. Danny R. Carter (2002-present). 
     
    Many changes have been made to Braddock over the years, including the time in 1984 when the name Braddock Junior High was changed to Braddock Middle School and a sixth grade was added, and in the 2010-2011 school year when we adopted the “block” schedule.
     
     
     

CONTACT US

  • 909 Holland Street
    Cumberland, MD 21502 
     
    Office Telephone:
    301-722-4460

    School Fax:
    301-777-9741

    Cafeteria Manager:
    301-724-5395

    School Day:
    7:40 a.m. to 3:10 p.m.
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