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  • The 53rd Annual Tri-State College Night to be held Virtually October 12th

    On Tuesday, October 12, 2021, Allegany College of Maryland will host the 53rd Annual Tri-State College Night from 5-7 p.m. This year’s event will be held virtually.

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  • ACPS to Host Virtual Parent Conferences October 1st

    Allegany County Public Schools will host the first parent conferences of the 2021-2022 school year on Friday, October 1, 2021. Conferences will take place in a virtual format.

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  • New Masking Requirement Effective Immediately for All Maryland Public Schools

    In support of continuing efforts to keep students and school staff safe and ensure schools remain open for in-person learning during the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the Maryland State Board of Education, together with the Maryland State Department of Education, today received approval of a statewide masking requirement for all public schools.

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  • Maryland State Board of Education Votes on Mask Mandate

    The Maryland State Board of Education has voted for an emergency regulation to require children and adults to wear masks in schools statewide to help stop the spread of COVID-19.

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  • 2021-2022 COVID-19 Precautions

    Allegany County Public Schools (ACPS) is excited to begin the 2021-2022 school year on Wednesday, August 25, 2021, with the opportunity for all students to attend school in-person five days a week.

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  • Health Department, School Board Agree In-Person Instruction Top Priority for Students

    The Board of Education met on Friday, August 13, 2021, in a Special Open Session to further discuss the 2021-2022 Reopening Plan.

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  • Superintendent of Schools Announces Several Administrative Staffing Updates

    Superintendent of Schools, Mr. Jeff Blank, announced several administrative staffing updates effective August 4, 2021.

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  • School Board Votes on Return to School Plan for 2021-2022 School Year

    The Board of Education voted on an amended Return to School Plan for the start of the 2021-2022 school year at their August 3rd meeting.

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  • ACPS Reopening Plan 2021-2022 School Year

    The ACPS schools continue to develop plans for traditional in-person learning Monday-Friday for the fall 2021-2022 school year.

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  • Maryland State Board of Education Welcomes Two New Members

    Two new members have recently joined the Maryland State Board of Education. On July 1, Board Member Chuen-Chin Bianca Chang, MSN, PNP, RN-BC and Student Member Kevin Bokoum officially began their terms.

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  • MARYLAND CAREER & TECHNICAL EDUCATION STUDENTS SHINE AT NATIONAL LEADERSHIP AND SKILLS CONFERENCE

    Maryland Career and Technical Education (CTE) students recently participated in technical skill competitions organized by SkillsUSA, a nonprofit organization for students in CTE programs.

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  • ACPS Community School Coordinators Present at Spring Conference

    Four ACPS Community School Coordinators had the opportunity to give a presentation to more than 100 educators from across the state at the recent 2021 Maryland Community Schools Summer Conference.

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  • MARYLAND STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION WELCOMES NEW SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS MOHAMMED CHOUDHURY

    Mr. Mohammed Choudhury officially assumed the office of Maryland State Superintendent of Schools, responsible for leading the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) and the State’s education policy through the implementation of the Blueprint for Education and emergence from the Covid-19 pandemic.

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  • 10 Local Students Earn Paid IBM Internships to Gain Critical Technology and Workplace Career Skills

    Allegany County Public School’s Center for Career and Technical Education is providing 10 P-TECH students to participate in IBM’s nationwide program that will host 1,000 paid P-TECH interns this summer, with the aim of helping students gain critical professional and technical skills.

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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 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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