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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 Teacher Selected for National History Day Summer Webinar Series

    Fort Hill High School social studies teacher, Mark Malone, was one of only 98 teachers selected for a National History Day summer professional development program.

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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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  • Parent Survey Hybrid vs. Virtual Results

    ACPS recently sent a survey to parents and guardians to gather information from them regarding their preference of hybrid and fully virtual models of instruction being considered for the 2020-2021 school year.

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  • School Board Votes to Open Schools Online Beginning September 8th

    The Allegany County Board of Education voted to start the 2020-2021 school year virtually, utilizing a new learning management platform that will offer learning opportunities that can very closely mirror face-to-face instruction.

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  • Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten Program and Registration Updates

    If a parent/guardian has not yet registered their child in his/her home school, please contact the school to make an appointment to complete registration.

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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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  • Cash Valley is a Maryland Blue Ribbon School

    Congratulation to Cash Valley Elementary School as signs have arrived in honor of being named a Blue Ribbon School for the 2019-2020 school year.

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  • Middle School Summer Interventions in Reading and Mathematics Begins June 23rd

    The Summer Intervention for Middle School and Reading will begin on Tuesday, June 23, 2020.

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  • Maryland Green School Program Grows to 656 Schools

    The Maryland Association for Environmental and Outdoor Education (MAEOE) announced the number of Maryland Green Schools grew to 656 during the 2019-2020 academic year, representing 30% of all schools in the state and an addition of 46 new schools.

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  • We Are Fort Hill Committee Announces HOF Inductees

    The We Are Fort Hill Committee has announced that Carl Ray Harbaugh, Stephen B. Jones, Glen Ray, and Susan Babcock Stanton have been selected as this year’s Hall of Fame inductees.

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  • Allegany High School Students Place in Top 10 at FBLA Conference

    Congratulations to the below Allegany High School students for placing in the top 10 at the Maryland State Leadership Conference for FBLA.

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  • Fort Hill Student Wins “George Washington Leadership in History” Award

    Fort Hill High School student, Carl Eckard, was awarded the “George Washington Leadership in History" prize” at the Maryland National History Day Competition.

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