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Severna Park Names New Head Boys' Lacrosse Coach

Severna Park Names New Head Boys' Lacrosse Coach

David Earl -- most recently head coach at Anne Arundel Community College and founder of Severn Records -- is the new head boys' lacrosse coach at Severna Park High School.
New Athletic Director Named for Severna Park High

New Athletic Director Named for Severna Park High

David W. Lanham II -- athletic director at Meade High School -- has been named the new athletic director at Severna Park High School.
Kindergarten Registration Starts This Week at County Schools

Kindergarten Registration Starts This Week at County Schools

Kindergarten registration begins this week for Anne Arundel County Public Schools.
Schools to Host Q&A Sessions on Maryland Common Core

Schools to Host Q&A Sessions on Maryland Common Core

The first of four sessions to give parents in Anne Arundel County Public Schools information about Maryland Common Core will be held April 8.
Anne Arundel Art Teacher Receives National Honor

Anne Arundel Art Teacher Receives National Honor

Eleni Dykstra has been honored by the National Art Education Association. She was the Maryland Art Educator of the Year in 2013.
County School Board to Hold Public Q&A at Edgewater Library

County School Board to Hold Public Q&A at Edgewater Library

Meet members of the Anne Arundel County Public Schools board of education at the Edgewater Library this week.
Science Fair Winners Focus on Encoding Data, Chesapeake Bay Pollution

Science Fair Winners Focus on Encoding Data, Chesapeake Bay Pollution

Chesapeake Science Point freshman David Kravets won the grand award at the Anne Arundel County Regional Science and Engineering Fair. South River sophomores Sally Albright and Allison Raines
School Board Narrows Candidate List for Superintendent

School Board Narrows Candidate List for Superintendent

The list of superintendent candidates for Anne Arundel County Public Schools has been narrowed to seven. A community panel will interview the finalists.
County Students Named to All-State Music Groups

County Students Named to All-State Music Groups

Students from across Anne Arundel County have been named to All-State band, orchestra and chorus.
County's Top Student Scientists Compete for Spot at International Fair

County's Top Student Scientists Compete for Spot at International Fair

The public can view science, math and engineering projects done by Anne Arundel County students on Saturday.
Study: Every Class of AACPS Graduates Adds $1.8 Billion to Economy

Study: Every Class of AACPS Graduates Adds $1.8 Billion to Economy

A new study looks at the economic impact of school spending in Anne Arundel County.
Anne Arundel Schools Make Decision on Wednesday Classes

Anne Arundel Schools Make Decision on Wednesday Classes

Are students and teachers finally headed back to class on Wednesday?
Severn Creators Dive Into Destination Imagination Competition

Severn Creators Dive Into Destination Imagination Competition

Students at Severn's Lower School took part in Destination Imagination. They created an underwater volcano that sank a ship, leaving a lone survivor and diver to explore the volcano.
Anne Arundel Schools Make Decision on Monday Opening

Anne Arundel Schools Make Decision on Monday Opening

Anne Arundel Public Schools officials have made a decision about Monday classes.
Students Can Learn German Culture, Language in Immersion Day

Students Can Learn German Culture, Language in Immersion Day

A German STEM immersion day will be held March 1 at North County High School.
Do Maryland High Schools Need Athletic Trainers? Advocates Apply Pressure

Do Maryland High Schools Need Athletic Trainers? Advocates Apply Pressure

Anne Arundel County has trainers at all high schools, which is not the case around the state.
Parents Take Stand Against Common Core in Annapolis

Parents Take Stand Against Common Core in Annapolis

Several spoke about 'untested standards' and teachers being 'deathly afraid' to oppose the program, while Maryland Board of Education defended it.
Weather Decision for Anne Arundel County Public Schools

Weather Decision for Anne Arundel County Public Schools

The school system made its announcement Wednesday morning.
State to Schools: Reduce Number of Students Kicked Out of Class, Expelled

State to Schools: Reduce Number of Students Kicked Out of Class, Expelled

The Maryland Board of Education wants local school systems to move away from zero-tolerance policies and instead evaluate student discipline on a case-by-case basis.
School System Shops for New Transportation Supervisor

School System Shops for New Transportation Supervisor

The person hired would make recommendations on whether to keep schools open during bad weather.