Thursday, July 19, 2012
Glen Burnie area schools have announced when they will be hosting Back-To-School Night.
Sharpen your pencils, scope out deals on calculators and brush the dust off your backpack—it is already time to start talking about going back to school. Anne Arundel County Public Schools (AACPS) has announced the schedule for Back-To-School Night. More than 77,000 students are expected to enter AACPS classrooms this fall, and Back-To-School Nights provide parents with the opportunity to learn more about their child’s teachers, and the instruction their children are receiving, according to a press release from AACPS spokesman Bob Mosier. “Helping our children achieve success is a team effort that requires parents to be involved in the educational process,” schools Superintendent Kevin Maxwell said in the release. “Back-To-School Night …
The college offers assistance in obtaining financial aid and a no-fee, no-interest payment plan that spreads tuition costs throughout the year.
Students considering classes at Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) this fall can lean on some financial aid before school starts up again. The college issued a statement Wednesday detailing its no-fee, interest-free payment plan that helps students spread the cost of tuition throughout a term. This year, the college's Board of Trustees raised tuition fees by $16 per credit hour to balance its budget. A full-time student taking 15 credit hours will see a $240 total increase per semester under these new rates. Students can apply for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by filling out a free application. AACC's financial aid staff can provide one-on-one assistance in completing these applications. Students who need financial assistance must be …
Tuesday, September 27, 2011
Students, parents and school officials attended the event.
Students, parents and school officials attended a ribbon cutting and back-to-school night Monday at Southgate Elementary.
Tuesday, August 23, 2011
Students go back to school at North County High and George Cromwell Elementary Tuesday. Did you take your own back-to-school pictures? We want to see them!
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Monday, August 22, 2011
Patch spoke with Bob Mosier, spokesman for Anne Arundel County Public Schools, to get some detail on the size and scope of the system's busing operation.
One of the more complicated jobs handled by officials from Anne Arundel County Public Schools is determining the routes and schedules of buses that transport students each day. County officials work to ensure bus stops are located in places that are both convenient and safe, while also seeking the most efficient way to pick up and drop off the tens of thousands of students that ride the buses each day. Patch spoke with county schools spokesman Bob Mosier, who answered a few questions about the bus system. Patch: How many bus stops are there in the county? Robert Mosier: There are 24,720 bus stops in Anne Arundel County. Patch: How many buses are in operation on a typical school day? Mosier: We have approximately 528 school buses running …
Friday, August 19, 2011
Anne Arundel County Public School students head back to class Aug. 23. But before they go, some of their teachers have a few words of advice for the youngsters. Patch talked with local educators to get tips for student success.
Every parent should make sure they know these people in order to make sure their child has the best school experience possible.
With all the kids returning to school in the next few days, there are bound to be issues, conflicts of interest and other problems that you and your child may need to take care of throughout the school year. The bullying issues made so many headlines nationwide and schools are taking great measures to put policies into place, but there are always going to be kids that are different. With that in mind, here are five important people that every parent should make sure to should know. Here are a couple specialized "bonus" people you should know, because we know not everyone's school experience is the same. These educators can help with all of the above issues, but it does not have to be all bad news to meet them. You should also get to know …
Thursday, August 18, 2011
A week in Glen Burnie, told through pictures.
Patch brings you some tips to prepare you and your child for that first day away from home.
The first day of preschool for children ages 2 to 4 can be very traumatic to both the kids and the parents. If you have a little one about to leave home for the first time, we have some tips that can cushion the blow and make for a pleasant transition. When you return to the classroom, your child will probably be happy and content with some artwork they can not wait to show you to display on the fridge. Encourage them to talk about their day. Most of all trust the teachers since they are experienced and will have your child’s best interest at heart. And remember … this too shall pass.
Wednesday, August 17, 2011
The tough economy and joblessness hits home for many Anne Arundel County students. Patch talked with local educators to see how they are doing their part to help students and their families weather the financial storm.