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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 Hold Graduation Ceremonies on May 26th

    Allegany County Public Schools will hold graduation ceremonies for the Class of 2021 on Wednesday, May 26, 2021, with May 27th and 28th serving as rain dates if necessary.

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  • School Board Votes to Return to Full Days of Instruction Beginning March 22nd

    The school board voted at their March 9th meeting in favor of the Superintendent’s recommendation to transition students from half-days of instruction to full days beginning March 22nd.

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  • MARYLAND BUSINESS ROUNDTABLE FOR EDUCATION EXPANDS ALLEGANY COUNTY TEAM

    Long-time Cumberland resident Carrie Pannone is named as the nonprofit organization’s new state program manager and Mount Savage resident Leonard Webb will be filling Pannone’s vacant position as Next Generation Scholars program coordinator.

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  • School Board Meeting Scheduled for March 9th at the Career Center

    The Public Meeting will follow the Executive Session at 5:00 p.m. at the Career Center, in the auditorium, 14211 McMullen Highway, Cresaptown, MD.

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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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  • 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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  • Virtual P-TECH Informational Meeting Scheduled for February 25th

    Allegany County Public Schools will host a virtual live informational meeting for parents and students interested in learning more about the P-TECH program on Thursday, February 25, 2021, beginning at 6 p.m.

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  • ACPS Educators Participating in Innovative Virtual Teaching Network Academy

    The Allegany County Public School System is one of just ten districts across the State of Maryland that will be participating in the Innovative Virtual Teaching Network Academy (IVTeN) hosted by the University of Maryland College Park’s, College of Education.

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  • ACPS Preparing for Students’ Return to School Buildings

    Plans in Allegany County Public Schools are underway for students to re-enter school buildings for in-person concurrent/hybrid learning.

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  • Dr. Brown to Join Colleagues from Across State to Lead Roundtable Discussion on Civic Learning in Maryland

    Dr. George D. Brown, Supervisor of Secondary Social Studies, Professional Learning, and New Teacher Induction for Allegany County Public Schools, will participate in the virtual Maryland Civic Leadership Summit on February 17, 2021.

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  • Career Center Skill Area Students to Return to Classrooms February 8th

    Beginning on Monday, February 8, 2021, B Week senior skill area students at the Career Center will return to the building with a five-period day. All A Week junior skill area students will make their return to the school on Monday, February 15, 2021, also with a five-period day.

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  • National School Counseling Week Celebrated February 1-5, 2021

    National School Counseling Week 2021, “All in for All Students”, will be celebrated February 1-5, 2021, to focus public attention on the unique contribution of school counselors within U.S. school systems.

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