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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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  • New Online Platform Helps Early Childhood Community Access School Readiness Data

    The Maryland State Department of Education’s (MSDE) Division of Early Childhood has launched a new tool, called the Readiness Matters Data Explorer, to help stakeholders access and use the Kindergarten Readiness Assessment (KRA) Report data.

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  • Fort Hill High School Holds National Honor Society Induction Ceremony

    Mrs. Candy Canan, Principal, and the faculty and staff of Fort Hill High School are proud to announce the 2019 National Honor Society (NHS) induction of 44 juniors and seniors.

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  • FHSF 2019 Scholarship Recipients Honored

    The Fort Hill Scholarship Fund recently honored thirty-two graduating seniors at their May 13th awards dinner at the Ali Ghan Shrine Club.

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  • Fifteen Next Generation Scholars from Allegany County Visited Hood College

    The Maryland Business Roundtable for Education (MBRT) held its ninth External Learning Experience for students in its Next Generation Scholars program at Hood College.

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  • Mountain Ridge Senior Named Commended Student

    Mountain Ridge High School senior, Bereketab Tessema, has been named a Commended Student in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program.

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  • Maryland SAT Participation Rises to 77% for Class of 2019

    The number of public school graduates across Maryland who participated in the SAT Assessments rose significantly compared to 2018, with more than 3,000 additional students in the class of 2019 taking the exam, according to data released today by the College Board.

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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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