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AACS Storytellers

Posted On: 10/25/2016 4:49 PM
Would you like to help tell the AACS Story? This is a fun volunteer opportunity for our parents who like to tell stories and take pictures. Here's how to get involved with our new AACS Storytelling Ministry!
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AACS College Fair Coming Soon!

Posted On: 10/25/2016 4:49 PM
Click here for details.
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AACS Senior Is National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist

Posted On: 10/25/2016 4:49 PM
To be 1 of the 1.4 million National Merit program entrants is a "Big Deal"!
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AACS Celebrates Four Recognized by National Merit Scholarship Corporation

Posted On: 10/25/2016 4:49 PM
Congratulations National Merit Scholarship Commended Students Bethany Laible, Caleb Robertson, Abigail Schaeffer as well as "Outstanding Participant" Loretta Grant!
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US Students: FREE SAT Prep Now Available

Posted On: 10/25/2016 4:49 PM
More than 100 lessons, 60 quizzes and a full-length SAT practice exam are now available to all Upper School students, thanks to generous donations at this year's Spring Spectacular. Summer is a great opportunity to prepare!
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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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It's Playoff Time For AACS Athletics

Posted On: 10/25/2016 4:09 PM
See what teams are playing and come out to watch them in the playoffs.
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Free Ice-Cream!

Posted On: 10/25/2016 4:09 PM
Interested in learning more about the Marching Band? May 18th, meet us at the Upper School for free ice-cream and learn more about the Golden Eagles and how to join the band.
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First Annual All-Band Fun & Fellowship Night!

Posted On: 10/25/2016 4:09 PM
Are you involved in instrumental music at AACS or are you interested in being involved? Then we invite you and your family and friends to a night of fellowship and dinner!
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New Uniform Provider for AACS

Posted On: 10/25/2016 4:09 PM
LANDS' END!
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Iron Eagles In Louisville For The 2015 VEX World Championship.

Posted On: 10/25/2016 4:09 PM
Get the link to watch the competition live.
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4th Graders Explore Early Baltimore Industrial Life

Posted On: 10/25/2016 4:09 PM
The fourth grade classes visited the Baltimore Museum of Industry this week.
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Homecoming Week!

Posted On: 10/25/2016 4:09 PM
Homecoming Weekend Oct. 10-11
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Paystubs On Line

Posted On: 10/25/2016 3:55 PM
Paystub information
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Employee Discount!

Posted On: 10/25/2016 3:55 PM
AACS employees receive a 15% discount on uniform purchases from Flynn & O'Hara? Simply present your AACS badge or a copy of your paystub.
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Mr. K: Thoughts to start the year

Posted On: 10/25/2016 3:55 PM
As we count down the days and eventually the hours to the opening of school, I wanted to briefly share a few thoughts with you regarding our 2013-2014 school year.
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