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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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  • 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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