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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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  • Beall Elementary School named “March Math Madness” Champion in National Contest

    Beall Elementary in Maryland’s Allegany County Public Schools is the winner in the Thirteenth Annual March “Math” Madness (MX3) national competition.

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  • School System Honors Students with 37th Annual Achievement Awards

    Sixty-one high school seniors were honored for earning the 37th Annual Achievement Awards.

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  • GOVERNOR HOGAN PROCLAIMS MAY 1, 2020 MARYLAND SCHOOL LUNCH HERO DAY

    Governor Larry Hogan proclaimed May 1 as Maryland School Lunch Hero Day, in tribute to the extraordinary efforts and service of community and school food service professionals on the frontlines of the COVID-19 Pandemic Emergency.

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  • Allegany Receives National Recognition for Commitment to Empowering Students

    Allegany High School announced today that it has been recognized as a Project Lead The Way (PLTW) Distinguished School for providing broad access to transformative learning opportunities for students through PLTW Biomedical Science.

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  • Three ACPS Students Earn Scholarships to Frostburg State University

    Three Allegany County Public School students were recently selected as 2020 recipients of the annual Student Salute Program scholarships.

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  • ACPS Students Recognized at History Day Contest

    Every year, National History Day frames students’ research within a historical theme. The 2019-2020 theme is Breaking Barriers in History.

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  • ANNUAL CARSON SCHOLARS FUND AWARDS BANQUET

    The Carson Scholars Fund is delighted to announce that 477 scholarships have been awarded to exceptional students across the nation.

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  • School System Names 2020-2021 ACPS Teacher of the Year

    Even though the public ceremony was cancelled, however, the selection committee chose Stacey Bradley, South Penn Elementary School, as the 2020-2021 Allegany County Teacher of the Year.

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  • ACPS Cancels 32nd Annual Teacher of the Year Banquet

    In response to the rapid spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and at the direction of the State Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Karen Salmon, this year’s Teacher of the Year banquet scheduled for Monday, March 16, 2020, at the Allegany County Museum has been cancelled.

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  • School Board Approves Pre and Post-Labor Day Academic Calendars for 2020-2021 School Year

    ACPS has approved a pre-Labor Day calendar and a post-Labor Day calendar. ACPS will use the pre-Labor Day calendar for the 2020-2021 school year if the post Labor-Day calendar is not required.

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  • School Board Begins Search for Permanent Superintendent of Schools

    The first step in this search process will be to gather stakeholder input regarding desired characteristics as well as potential challenges the superintendent may face. This information will be collected via an anonymous survey conducted by MABE.

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  • Interim Superintendent Appoints Asst. Supervisor of Student Support Services, School Safety

    Mr. Jeff Blank, Interim Superintendent of Schools, has named Anthony Rumgay as the school system’s new Assistant Supervisor of Student Support Services and School Safety.

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  • Braddock Mathcounts Team Wins 8th Straight Chapter Championship

    The Braddock Middle School Mathcounts team advanced to the Maryland State Finals with its 8th straight chapter championship.

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  • Maryland’s 2019 Kindergarten Readiness Assessment Results Stay Consistent

    Maryland's 2019 Kindergarten Readiness Assessment (KRA) results show that the percentage of Maryland kindergartners demonstrating readiness stayed consistent while some individual school systems demonstrated increases from 1 to 12%.

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  • State High School Graduation Rate Remains Consistent

    The percentage of Maryland students receiving a high school diploma in four years remains consistently high, according to data released today by the Maryland State Department of Education.

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  • State Superintendent Search: Maryland State Board of Education Seeks Input From Online Survey

    The Maryland State Board of Education has initiated its search for a new State Superintendent of Schools.

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