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  • ARC Accepting Applications for Summer Study Programs in Entrepreneurship and STEM for Region’s Middle and High School Students

    The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) began accepting applications for the Appalachian Entrepreneurship Academy (AEA) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and for the ARC/ORNL Summer STEM Program in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.

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  • Mountain Ridge High School Student Selected as 2020 Student Page

    Mountain Ridge High School senior, Abigail Duncan, was selected to represent Allegany County as a Student Page during the 2020 Maryland General Assembly session held at the Maryland State House in Annapolis.

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  • Beall Elementary School Selected as an ESEA Distinguished School

    Beall Elementary School has been selected as the only school in the State of Maryland to be recognized as a National Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) Distinguished School.

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  • Fort Hill High School Next Generation Scholars Tour Western Maryland Health System for Career Inspiration

    On Wednesday, November 20, 2019, 18 tenth graders from Fort Hill High School who participate in the Next Generation Scholars program toured Western Maryland Health System for career inspiration.

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  • Fort Hill Alumni Establishes Scholarship

    Fort Hill High School and the Fort Hill Scholarship Committee is proud to announce the establishment of a new scholarship, which will be called “The Oscar R. and Monna J. Goldsborough Scholarship.”

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  • Six Maryland Public Schools Named 2019-2020 State Blue Ribbon Honorees

    Cash Valley Elementary School was among six Maryland public schools today selected as 2019-2020 Maryland Blue Ribbon Schools.

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  • Mountain Ridge Hosts NHS Induction Ceremony

    The Mountain Ridge High School Chapter of the National Honor Society recently held its induction ceremony for the 2019-2020 school year welcoming 70 new members to the organization.

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  • Dr. Edward Root Gets Sworn In as a School Board Member

    On Wednesday, December 4, 2019, he was sworn into office by Allegany County Clerk of the Circuit Court, Dawne Lindsey.

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  • 2019 Maryland School Report Card Released

    The 2019 Maryland School Report Card, released on December 3, 2019, provides an enhanced and comprehensive picture of school and school system performance, with new indicators about achievement among student groups, input from students and educators, and information about whether schools have improved since last year.

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  • ACPS Student-Designed Holiday Greeting Cards Available for Purchase

    New this year, the top finalists that granted express permission have their designs featured online for purchase at www.cafepress.com/acpsholidaycards.

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  • Allegany High School Chapter of the National Honor Society Holds Induction

    Sixty-two junior and senior students from Allegany High School were inducted into membership of the National Honor Society (NHS) on Tuesday, November 12, 2019, in front of other juniors and seniors, parents, and staff.

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  • Mountain Ridge Students Take the Stage at Disney World

    The Mountain Ridge High School marching band and choir will travel to Orlando, FL, for performances, music, magic, fun, and sun during the upcoming Thanksgiving break.

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  • ACPS, ACM, FSU, BW Participate in Leadership Allegany! Education Day

    On Wednesday, November 13, 2019, the Allegany County Chamber of Commerce Leadership Allegany! Class of 2019 participated in the program’s annual Education Day.

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  • Allegany High School Drama and the Performing Arts present One Act Plays

    The Allegany High School Drama and the Performing Arts class present their One Act play production of “Ten Actors in Search of a Cell Phone” by James Rayfield and “Boxes” by Kendra Thomas.

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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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  • ACPS High School Students Get Lessons in Financial Literacy

    On Wednesday, October 23, 2019, area credit unions from Allegany County and the Western Maryland Chapter and District of Columbia Credit Union Association, along with the Maryland and District of Columbia Credit Union Association, hosted the 15th Semi-Annual Financial Reality Fair for area high school students.

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  • MSDE to Enhance Instruction about Holocaust in Public Schools

    Maryland State Department of Education officials have announced that they intend to adopt a number of changes to enhance and expand required Holocaust instruction in the state’s public schools.

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  • Interim Superintendent Announces Administrative Staffing Update

    Interim Superintendent of Schools, Mr. Jeffrey Blank, has announced that Scott Bauer, teacher at Allegany High School, will assume the vacant position of Assistant Principal at Washington Middle School in an interim capacity through the end of the 2019-2020 school year.

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  • Interim Superintendent Announces Administrative Staffing Appointments

    Interim Superintendent of Schools, Mr. Jeffrey Blank, has announced two administrative staffing appointments effectively immediately.

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  • Three ACPS Students Win Scholarships at Tri-State College Night

    On Tuesday, October 8, 2019, Allegany College of Maryland hosted the annual Tri-State College Night.

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