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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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  • 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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