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  • ACPS Athletics Events Updated Guidance

    Governor Hogan's order issued on October 16, 2020, states that the total number of spectators permitted at an outdoor venue shall not exceed 10% of the venue’s maximum capacity.

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  • FRALEY ELECTED PRESIDENT AT MABE ANNUAL CONFERENCE

    On Wednesday, October 14, 2020, more than 100 school board members and education leaders from across the state gathered virtually for the Maryland Association of Boards of Education Annual Business Meeting and Conference.

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  • ACPS Now Offering Tutoring Opportunities for Students

    ACPS has been awarded a grant to implement after-school tutoring that is open to all students.

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  • Interim Superintendent of School Announces Administrative Staffing Appointments

    Interim Superintendent of Schools, Mr. Jeff Blank, has announced several administrative staffing appointments as a result of retirements.

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  • ALLEGANY COUNTY TO PARTICIPATE IN NATIONAL TRUTH AND RECONCILIATION EFFORT FOR RACIAL JUSTICE

    Dr. Sarah Welsh, Equity and Student Outcomes Coordinator of Allegany County Public Schools will coordinate working with local teachers to engage students to submit their work to the contest.

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  • ACPS Welcomes Youngest Learners Back into Buildings October 5th

    On Monday, October 5, 2020, Allegany County Public Schools will begin the implementation of the in-person/hybrid learning model for Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten students.

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  • Allegany High School Student Selected to Participate in Global Youth Conference

    Genevieve Batman, junior at Allegany High School, was recently selected to participate in a global youth conference called YOUNGA as a U.S. youth delegate.

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  • School Board Votes to Begin Fall Sports October 7th

    The Board of Education of Allegany County met in a special open session on Monday, September 28, 2020, to discuss the school system’s interscholastic athletic plan for the 2020-2021 school year.

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  • Cash Valley Elementary School Recognized as 2020 National Blue Ribbon School

    On Thursday, September 24, 2020, U.S. Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos, announced that Cash Valley Elementary School was among 367 schools nationwide being recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School for 2020.

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  • ACPS Recognizes Commended Students in 2021 National Merit Scholarship Program

    Allegany County Public Schools has recognized three high school students for being named Commended Students in the 2021 National Merit Scholarship Program.

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  • MARYLAND STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION PROVIDES $10 MILLION IN GRANT FUNDING TO SUPPORT IN-PERSON INSTRUCTION THIS FALL

    As a result of improved health metrics throughout the State, the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) is encouraging in-person instruction and providing $10 million in grant awards to support Maryland schools that reopen to students this fall.

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  • ACPS to Follow MPSSAA Guidance for Return to Extracurricular Activities

    Allegany County Public Schools plans to return to extracurricular activities as the school system safely returns students to small group in-person learning.

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  • ACPS will Still Open Fully Virtual on September 8th

    With the new guidelines provided August 27, 2020, ACPS will still open fully virtual on September 8, 2020, for student learning while continuing preparations in accordance with our submitted plan that allows for small cohorts/groups of students to receive some in-school learning.

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  • Fort Hill High School Names New Head Football Coach

    A selection committee comprised of both ACPS faculty and administrators and several community members have unanimously chosen Zach Alkire as the next head football coach at Fort Hill High School.

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  • ACPS Class of 2020 Grads Accepted to 43 Colleges, Universities, and Technical Schools

    The Allegany County Public School System is proud to announce that students in the graduating Class of 2020 have been accepted to 43 different colleges, universities, and technical schools across the country.

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  • School System Names 2020-2021 ACPS Teacher of the Year

    Even though the public ceremony was cancelled, however, the selection committee chose Stacey Bradley, South Penn Elementary School, as the 2020-2021 Allegany County Teacher of the Year.

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  • Interim Superintendent Appoints Asst. Supervisor of Student Support Services, School Safety

    Mr. Jeff Blank, Interim Superintendent of Schools, has named Anthony Rumgay as the school system’s new Assistant Supervisor of Student Support Services and School Safety.

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  • ACPS Adds Two Agricultural Science Electives to High School Programs of Study

    The Allegany County Public Schools 2020-2021 High School Programs of Study will include two new elective courses - Introduction to Agriculture and Natural Resources and Wildlife and Forest Management. Both are elective semester courses.

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  • School System Considers Many Factors When Delaying, Closing Schools

    The Allegany County Public School System considers a number of factors when making the decision to delay or close schools.

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  • Mountain Ridge Senior Named Commended Student

    Mountain Ridge High School senior, Bereketab Tessema, has been named a Commended Student in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program.

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