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  • Interim Superintendent Announces Administrative Staffing Updates for 2019-2020

    Interim Superintendent of Schools, Mr. Jeff Blank, has announced several administrative staffing positions for the upcoming 2019-2020 school year.

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  • Allegany County Public Schools Encourage Motorists to Obey School Bus Laws

    Allegany County Public Schools will open for the 2019-2020 school year on Wednesday, August 28, 2019.

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  • Allegany High School to Offer Peer Connections Class this Year

    Allegany High School will pilot a Peer Connections mentoring program this year for incoming freshman to promote students’ active participation in school and learning.

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  • New Turf Installed at Greenway Avenue Stadium

    The installation of the new turf at Greenway Avenue Stadium was complete on July 23, 2019.

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  • Mountain Ridge to Host Craft Fair November 9th

    Mountain Ridge High School will host a one-day craft fair on Saturday, November 9, 2019, that will benefit the school’s Academic Endowment Fund.

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  • Judith P. Hoyer Early Care and Education Grants Awarded

    The Maryland State Department of Education’s Division of Early Childhood has awarded 24 grants to serve 53 elementary schools in Maryland.

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  • Six ACPS Students Complete 2-Week Internship with The Nature Conservancy

    Six students from Allegany County Public Schools recently had the opportunity to participate in a two-week internship program with The Nature Conservancy.

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  • We Are Fort Hill Committee to Honor Deeds, Not Words Award Winners

    The We Are Fort Hill Committee has announced the 2019 winners of the Deeds, Not Words award, which is given to individuals who may or may not be Fort Hill graduates, but who have given significant service to the school over an extended period of years.

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  • Union Square Learning Highlights Allegany County in Article

    David Wakelyn, founding partner at Union Square Learning, a nonprofit helping educational organizations develop innovative ideas and achieve better results, recently authored an article highlighting how Allegany County Public Schools are beating the odds in math achievement at the elementary level even with the greatest number of high poverty schools.

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  • State Approves School Board’s Recommendation for Interim Superintendent

    Mr. Jeffrey Blank, current Chief Administrative Officer, will serve as the Interim Superintendent of Allegany County Public Schools for the 2019-2020 school year, filling the vacancy left by outgoing Superintendent, Dr. David Cox.

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  • School Board Approves Appointment of Interim Principal at Career Center

    The Board of Education approved the appointment of Mr. Richard King as the Interim Principal at the Center for Career and Technical Education for the 2019-2020 school year.

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  • New Guidelines Announced for Free and Reduced- Price School Meals

    The Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) has announced revised Income Eligibility Guidelines (IEGs) for free and reduced-price school meals.

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  • ACPS Video Series to Highlight Success of County Graduates

    Allegany County Public Schools will produce an annual video series beginning this school year recognizing the lifetime achievements of Allegany County graduates who have made a national impact or who have received significant recognition.

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  • Superintendent Announces 2019-2020 Administrative Staffing Assignments

    Superintendent of Schools, Dr. David Cox, recently announced several administrative staffing changes for the upcoming 2019-2020 school year.

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  • Three ACPS Students Earn Scholarships to Frostburg State University

    Three Allegany County Public School students were recently selected as 2019 recipients of the annual Student Salute Program scholarships.

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  • 74 ACPS P-TECH Students and IT Professionals Connect at Meet the Mentors Day

    Fifty-two current and prospective Pathways in Technology Early College (P-TECH) students from the Allegany County Public School System networked with 22 mentors for a variety of organizations.

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  • Allegany County Apprenticeship Maryland Program Launches

    The Allegany County Apprenticeship Maryland Program (AMP) is a collaboration of efforts between Allegany County Public Schools, Allegany County Government, and local employers who are coming together to give the students in Allegany County new opportunities to earn and learn.

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  • ACPS Class of 2019 Grads Accepted to 31 Colleges, Universities, and Technical Schools

    The Allegany County Public School System is proud to announce that students in the graduating Class of 2019 have been accepted to 31 different colleges, universities, and technical schools across the country.

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  • Maryland Unveils Five New Apprenticeship Programs, Modernizes Existing Programs to Accommodate School-to-Apprenticeship

    The Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation today announced a series of new registered apprenticeship programs and apprenticeable occupations, expanding opportunities for Maryland workers in high-wage skilled trade jobs and non-traditional apprenticeship industries.

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  • Allegany and Carroll Counties Join Youth Apprenticeship Program

    Governor Larry Hogan, together with Acting Maryland Labor Secretary James E. Rzepkowski, today announced that Allegany and Carroll counties will join the Apprenticeship Maryland Program.

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