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  • Superintendent of Schools Announces Administrative Staffing Updates

    ACPS Superintendent of Schools, Mr. Jeff Blank, has announced the appointment of two new principals and a new Supervisor of Social Studies, Professional Learning, Title IIA, and New Teachers for the upcoming school year.

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  • ACPS Class of 2021 Grads Accepted to 42 Colleges, Universities, and Technical Schools

    The Allegany County Public School System is proud to announce that students in the graduating Class of 2021 have been accepted to 42 different colleges, universities, and technical schools across the country.

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  • MARYLAND STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION APPOINTS NEW STATE SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS

    In a unanimous vote today, the Maryland State Board of Education (State Board) has appointed Mr. Mohammed Choudhury as the next Maryland State Superintendent of Schools.

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  • MARYLAND STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION HOSTS VIRTUAL STUDENT TOWN HALL ON TUESDAY, JUNE 1

    The Maryland State Department of Education will host a student town hall meeting on Tuesday, June 1, 2021, beginning at 5 p.m.

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  • Three Teams Represent Allegany County Public Schools in Virtual 2020-2021 State Envirothon

    After missing the annual Maryland Envirothon events in the 2019-20 school year due to the global pandemic, three teams were able to represent Allegany County Public Schools in a virtual 2020-2021 State Envirothon held from April 25-29, 2021.

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  • PLTW Biomedical Students Honored at White Coat Ceremony

    Biomedical Science students from Allegany High School, Fort Hill High School, and Mountain Ridge High School were recognized at their schools at the 3rd Annual White Coat Ceremony.

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  • Governor Hogan Visits Greenway Avenue Vaccination Clinic for High School Students

    On Wednesday, May 19, 2021, Maryland’s Governor, Larry Hogan, joined ACPS Superintendent of Schools, Mr. Jeff Blank, along with members of the Western Maryland Delegation and other local leaders, at the Greenway Avenue Stadium vaccination clinic targeted to high school students.

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  • Superintendent Announces Appointment of Supervisor of Human Resources

    ACPS Superintendent of Schools, Mr. Jeff Blank, has announced the appointment of Mr. Glenn Rice as the new Supervisor of Human Resources effective July 1, 2021.

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  • ACPS High School Graduation Ceremonies Scheduled for May 26th

    Students at all three comprehensive high schools will participate in asynchronous virtual learning that day. Junior Career Center students will attend school in-person as scheduled.

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  • Three ACPS Students Earn Scholarships to Frostburg State University

    Three Allegany County Public School students were recently selected as 2021 recipients of the WCBC/Frostburg State University annual High School Student Salute Program scholarships.

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  • Four ACPS Mathletes Qualify as Semifinalists in Mathcounts Video Challenge

    Four students from the Mathcounts programs at Westmar and Mount Savage Middle Schools have qualified as semifinalists for the Mathcounts National Math Video Challenge.

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  • National History Day Winners Announced

    Each year, National History Day frames students’ research within a historical theme. The theme for 2020-2021 is “Communication in History: The Key to Understanding.”

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  • ACPS to Live Stream Athletic Events through NFHS Network

    Allegany County Public Schools will live stream all junior varsity and varsity football, soccer, and volleyball games through the National Federation of State High School (NFHS) Associations beginning with the Mountain Ridge at Allegany varsity football game on Friday, March 5, 2021.

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  • 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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