Students will be tested for up to 10 hours under a new type of exams, which will replace the traditional MSAs.
Anne Arundel County Public Schools
Thursday, March 7, 2013
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
The school system says it continues to monitor power and weather-related conditions across the county but intend to open all schools on time on March 7.
Anne Arundel County Public Schools (AACPS) announced Wednesday afternoon that they are monitoring the weather situation but expect that schools will be open on Thursday. AACPS will monitor power and weather-related conditions across the county but plans to open all schools on time Thursday. If that changes, AACPS will send messages via phone and email to parents. Schools and all school-sponsored after-school activities were canceled on Wednesday in anticipation of snow and ice. The school system has now used three of the four built-in closing days this school year and is reportedly still waiting to hear back on the waiver request for two days off during Hurricane Sandy. MSA Reading assessments scheduled for Wednesday will occur Thursday …
Monday, February 11, 2013
The winner of the 25th annual Anne Arundel County Spelling Bee will compete in the 2013 Scripps National Spelling Bee in May.
Thirty-two area students, including three from schools in the Broadneck community, will show off their spelling skills at the 25th annual Anne Arundel County Spelling Bee on Feb. 23. Eighteen public school students, 13 private school students, and one home-schooled student will vie to become the county champion, according to a news release. The winner will receive an all-expenses-paid trip to Washington, DC, to compete in the 2013 Scripps National Spelling Bee from May 28-30. Students representing Broadneck schools include: There will be prizes for other top spellers as well, including monetary awards from the 21st Century Education Foundation, Encyclopaedia Britannica and Merriam-Webster reference books, gift certificates, plaques, and a…
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Anne Arundel County Public Schools currently do not have a social media policy.
Monday, February 4, 2013
Anne Arundel students didn't participate in the regularly scheduled Cool School plunge because of exams and then weather conditions caused Friday's festivities to be canceled.
Thursday, January 31, 2013
Parents interested in registering must do so in person at the school the child will be attending.
Planning for your child's first foray into public schools? Registration for prekindergarten classes will begin on Feb. 5. Parents interested in registering must do so in person at the school the child will be attending. Children must be at least 4 years old by Sept. 1, 2013 to qualify for the program. When registering in person, the following documents will be required: Belvedere Elementary is the only school in the Broadneck area that offers pre-kindergarten programs. If you are unsure of which schools in your area offer prekindergarten classes, check the full list of schools involved on the Anne Arundel County Public School System's (AACPS) website. Parents applying for prekindergarten due to economic need must provide income eligibility…
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
The company's donation goes to two schools near each of its centers of operation in Glen Burnie, Laurel, Odenton and Pasadena.
Local healthcare provider Patient First recently donated $1,000 each to eight county elementary schools, two in each community that it serves. Schools that received the $1,000 donation are: According to a release from the school system, the schools will use the funds to expand book collections, enhance STEM offerings, or increase technological resources. “We are grateful to be able to support our community in this way,” said David Clark, community representative for Patient First. “Sustaining our schools is essential to ensuring a better quality of community life.” The company's donation goes to two schools near each of its centers of operation in Glen Burnie, Laurel, Odenton and Pasadena. Patient First has also offered to help schools …
Thursday, January 24, 2013
Schools will dismiss at their normal time, instead of having a two-hour early dismissal as originally scheduled.
All Anne Arundel County Public Schools will open two hours late on Thursday due to inclement weather. Since high school exams were scheduled for Thursday, the school day will shift and schools will dismiss at their normal times instead of having a two-hour early dismissal. There will be no half-day pre-kindergarten or ECI programs. Full-day pre-kindergarten programs will be in session, but will start two hours late. See more:
Monday, January 14, 2013
The scheduled semester break for Anne Arundel County Public Schools students could shift if there is inclement weather.
Friday, January 11, 2013
Pushing back the start of high school in Anne Arundel County until 8 a.m. at the earliest was the subject of a large contingent of the crowd at Thursday night's budget hearing.