On Tuesday, September 30, 2014, it was announced that Frost Elementary School is among only six schools in the state to be recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School on the basis of rigorous state and national requirements for high achievement and significant improvement.
Students in Tom Kozikowski’s Environmental Science classes at Mountain Ridge High School began collecting water quality data in 2012 on the municipal water supply for the City of Frostburg in an effort to test the samples for contamination caused by hydraulic fracturing.
Representatives of Maryland public school systems are continuing to report progress in the statewide implementation process for new Teacher and Principal Evaluation, according to a new report.
On Monday, September 15, 2014, Dr. David Cox, Superintendent in Allegany County, was invited to join more than 30 other school leaders from across the nation to participate in the Let’s Move! Active Schools Leadership Roundtable at the White House as they discussed the relationship between health outcomes and academic performance.
Schools in the Allegany County Public School System will be participating in the 2014 Maryland School Breakfast Challenge, sponsored by Maryland’s No Kid Hungry Campaign and members of Governor O’Malley’s Partnership to End Childhood Hunger.
On Monday, September 15, 2014, volunteer students from Mountain Ridge High School assisted the children of Kids Korner day care center, located within the school, in celebrating International Dot Day.
Ethan Greist and Demetri Cendo received top honors as the national gold medalist, first place, National Endowment for the Humanities Scholar and HISTORY award winners at the 2014 NHD contest.
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM SCHOOLS CLOSED - Parent Conference Day
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM ACASC Haley House Spirit Night