Students displayed projects on topics such as the flushing toilet and the launch of the Sputnik satellites that were turning points in history.
Anne Arundel County Schools
Monday, March 4, 2013
Friday, September 21, 2012
The man who collected $14,000 to deliver pro players to county school assemblies now gets eight years in prison.
An Annapolis man was sentenced to eight years in prison for charging Maryland schools and PTAs to bring Baltimore Ravens football players to their assemblies and then not delivering, ABC 2 News reports. Prosecutors said Joseph Gill, 53, took nearly $14,000 from 17 schools in Anne Arundel County in 2011. According to reports, Gill promised Ravens players would attend the schools' anti-bullying assemblies. After he cashed the checks, however, Gill said that the players couldn’t make it after all. Severna Park Middle School paid $1,950 to Odyssey Group LLC of Annapolis to have Ravens cornerback Lardarius Webb speak at its anti-bullying assemblies. Arundel Middle paid $600 and hoped to bring Webb to their school as well. Arundel High also paid…
Sunday, July 1, 2012
Spokesman Bob Mosier said in a press release that all school-sponsored activities set for July 2 are canceled due to power outages.
Due to ongoing power outages and downed power lines from Friday night's storm, all school-sponsored activities and programs at Anne Arundel County Public Schools scheduled for Monday, July 2, are canceled. For the status of activities sponsored by other agencies, please contact that agency. A Code Blue with liberal leave will be in effect for employees tomorrow. Twelve-month employees who are unable to get to their work location because of travel, child care, or other hardships are encouraged to utilize annual leave and should notify their supervisor of their intent to do so.
Tuesday, January 10, 2012
Only four people elected to speak at the public hearing Tuesday night.
A small turnout at Old Mill High School made Tuesday night's school board public hearing last no longer than 25 minutes. Only four people elected to give testimony at the hearing, with each commending the board and Superintendent Kevin Maxwell for the proposed budget. Old Mill parent Lisa Shore said she wasn't surprised by the hearing's brevity. "This isn't the time where [the budget] is going to be an issue," Shore said. "Thursday will be different," said Ray Leone, president of the Anne Arundel County Council of PTAs, referencing the next hearing when the school budget for fiscal year 2013 will be discussed again in Annapolis. Come back to Patch for more updates Wednesday.
Wednesday, September 14, 2011
A new sidewalk project and a special rainy day fund are among the proposals for this year's budget.
The school board met Tuesday for an evening workshop on the $200 million capital budget for FY 2013 that lists the major construction projects that will be undertaken. Schools’ Chief Operating Officer Alex Szachnowicz led a presentation to the board on the system’s 2013 capital improvement plan. The plan lists a series of 33 priority construction projects for the upcoming budget year, all with a price tag. Among the priorities are: The projects are prioritized in a list form in case the Anne Arundel County Council decides to remove any of them individually. Schools that are at capacity, or projects that have already been underway, are given a higher priority. Newer projects are lower on the list. The idea is to finish the construction …
Friday, January 28, 2011
Students end week with a two hour delay. Some Severna Park residents still without power.
Anne Arundel County Public Schools are heading in two hours late on Friday. Severn School two hours late. Anne Arundel Community College: No report of delays as of 6 a.m. Friday. The Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities will open its senior centers two hours late, or at 10 a.m. today, Friday, January 28, 2011. Van service will run two hours late as well. No nutrition programs will be offered. Call 410-222-4464 for information. BGE there are still Severna Park residents without power on Friday. According to the National Weather Service: We'll be seeing some rain and snow showers starting before noon, with a chance of this precipitation throughout the afternoon on Friday. Cloudy, with a high near 37. South wind around 6…
Wednesday, January 26, 2011
County crews at work on the roads, national weather service calling for snow later.
UPDATE FROM AACPS: Because of the inclement weather, all school-sponsored activities scheduled to take place after the normal close of school today, including athletic practices and games, are canceled. The Department of Recreation and Parks has also canceled all evening activities. Those wishing to find out the status of activities sponsored by other agencies should contact those agencies. If you are heading out to the grocery store today, be alert. Anne Arundel Count road crews are treating the morning precipitation of sleet and freezing rain on the roads. The State Highway Administration (SHA) encourages motorists to stay behind and never pass snow plows and remember to clear all the snow off of your vehicle before driving. This …