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  • ACPS Welcomes 3rd P-TECH Cohort at Celebration Dinner

    The Allegany County Public School System hosted the 3rd Annual Celebration Dinner for the next P-TECH cohort on Tuesday, September 17, 2019, at the Allegany County Culinaire Café.

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  • ACPS Inviting Local Vendors to Participate in Upcoming Employee Health Fair

    Allegany County Public Schools is inviting local vendors to participate in the annual employee health fair scheduled for Friday, November 1, 2019, from 2-5 p.m. at Mountain Ridge High School.

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  • Fort Hill Teacher Selected for World War I Program

    Mr. Mark Malone, teacher at Fort Hill High School, is one of only 114 teachers selected for a National History Day® program titled Legacies of World War I.

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  • In-Classroom Breakfast Program Adds 32 Schools for 2019-2020 School Year

    The Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) has awarded $7.55 million in State funds to 522 schools selected to participate in Maryland Meals for Achievement (MMFA), an alternative breakfast delivery program that provides students with free, in-classroom breakfast.

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  • We Are Fort Hill Committee to Aid in Improving School’s Veterans Memorial

    The We Are Fort Hill Committee has been working in partnership with the ACPS Maintenance Department to improve the Fort Hill veterans’ memorial located near Greenway Avenue Stadium.

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  • Cresaptown Elementary School Implements Attendance Incentive Program

    New this year, Cresaptown Elementary School has implemented an attendance incentive program to encourage all students to strive for regular attendance.

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  • Mountain Ridge Performing Arts Parent Association to Feature Frozen, Jr.

    Disney’s worldwide phenomenon is taking Broadway Junior by (snow)storm as the students of the Mountain Ridge High School Performing Arts Parent Association perform Disney’s latest worldwide phenomenon – Frozen Jr., the first licensed production of this world premiere musical in western Maryland.

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  • Prescribe Change Four Miler Held on Labor Day

    ACPS School Resource Officers, Jeremy Hedrick and Chris Fraley, assisted with the Prescribe Change Four Miler and One Mile Walk on Labor Day.

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  • West Side Elementary School Prioritizes Safety

    For the fourth consecutive year, West Side Elementary School has offered a School Safety Patrol program to interested fifth grade students.

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  • System, School Level Data Released for 2019 Maryland State Assessments

    Results of the 2019 Maryland State assessments in English/Language Arts and math were released today, and Allegany County boasted several highlights.

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  • Washington Middle School Staff Participate in Poverty Simulation

    Washington Middle School staff had the opportunity to participate in a poverty simulation sponsored by Bridges to Opportunity in an effort to gain a better understanding of some of the school’s student population who may experience financial insecurity.

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  • ACPS Offers Several Options for Breakfast, Lunch for Students

    Students in the Allegany County Public School System will have several options for eating breakfast and lunch during the upcoming 2019-2020 school year.

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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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