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Exciting Summer Plans for Evan Robertson

Posted On: 3/8/2017 11:56 AM
Congratulations to Class of 2018 Evan Robertson.  He has been selected to participate in BOTH United States Air Force Academy and United States Naval Academy Summer Seminars this summer.  
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Dr. Suess Birthday & Read Across America

Posted On: 3/3/2017 9:10 AM
Lower School Students celebrate a birthday and "Read Across the School"
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2017 Outstanding Student Achievers Awards by The Capital Gazette

Posted On: 3/2/2017 11:57 AM
Three juniors to be honored by The Capital Gazette next week!
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Lower School in Severn Holds "Q" & "U" Wedding

Posted On: 1/30/2017 9:03 AM
The wedding of Q&U is a highlight to AACS 1st grade classes and quite a momentous event, one not to be missed.
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Accelerated Reading Awards Make Reading Fun

Posted On: 1/27/2017 12:26 PM
Students received awards for reading at the lower schools, some sweet, some fun, all were greatly appreciated!
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Have You Heard The Buzz About 8th Grader Joel Cowart?

Posted On: 1/6/2017 3:07 PM
He's The AACS Middle School Spelling Bee Winner!
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"Reading Buddies" Are a Big Hit!

Posted On: 10/25/2016 4:50 PM
Reading made fun by heading outdoors for reading buddies at the lower school.
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Lower School: Hour of Code 2016

Posted On: 10/25/2016 4:50 PM
What is The Hour of Code?
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Opening Our Arms to International Students

Posted On: 10/25/2016 4:50 PM
Our international program now consists of 21 students at the Upper School.
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Outstanding Student Achievers

Posted On: 10/25/2016 4:50 PM
Amanda Fusting, Kaitlyn McCollum, and Daryus Vaughan were all out of uniform this past Wednesday and for a very good reason.
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AACS Student Places 2nd In Anne Arundel County Spelling Bee

Posted On: 10/25/2016 4:50 PM
Congratulations to 8th grader Alyssa Hall for finishing second in the 2015 Anne Arundel County Spelling Bee!
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Why I Am Proud To Be An American.

Posted On: 10/25/2016 4:50 PM

   
Why I Am Proud To Be An American.
Posted 11/21/2014 10:24AM

AACS 8th graders are entering an American Essay contest "Why I am Proud to be an American." Here is one of the many outstanding essays written by our 8th grade class.


Why I'm Proud to be an American

There was a spark that was brought over to our country by the settlers. A spark that was ignited by the founding fathers, and a spark that went from flickering flame to the roar of fire that brought us to our independence. America was founded on dreams, hopes, and wishes, in order to form a more perfect union. Perfect may be something that we will never attain, but we fly as close to it as we can.

The United States of America was built from the ground up. It is seen as a utopia to the people many surrounding countries. The lengths that immigrants will go to trying to make it to America, the land of dreams, are insurmountable. People are risking their lives because they can see America, shining at the end of the tunnel.

There is always a chance, always a job. Hope isn't abandoned in America, it's found. America gives people the freedom to try and try again, and to fight for what they know is true. We the people have our unalienable rights and are protected in most everything that we do. It doesn't matter who you are. I am proud to have been born here, and I wouldn't trade that for anything. My future shines in front of me here, and I know that the American Dream is possible. I've witnessed it.

It doesn't matter how our country was built, on the backs of slaves or otherwise. It matters how our country was shaped, by the voices of Abraham Lincoln, Susan B. Anthony, Martin Luther King Jr., and the many more who knew that the wrongs that they saw weren't American. Slavery wasn't established in America, nor were racism or sexism. These were things that were inherited from other cultures. America was the one who severed them from our identity.

I am proud to be an American, because we are the land of the free and the home of the brave. Because of everything we've accomplished, I know that to be true.


By Grace Williamson

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Upper School Students Visit To The Netherlands!

Posted On: 10/25/2016 4:50 PM
In early June, AACS teachers Nick Cherone and Anne Hartman travelled with AACS students to meet their host families and explore one of the most wonderful countries in Europe, the Netherlands.
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3rd Graders In Medieval Times!

Posted On: 10/25/2016 4:50 PM
At the Lower School, 3rd graders have been learning about Medieval Times.
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