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AACPS has the privilege of serving over 80,000 students. Below are stories written by our some of these students.*

Exploring the Medical Field through BMAH

May 21st, 2018|

"Even though I am only a freshman in the BioMedical Allied Health Program (BMAH), I have already discovered so much about the entire field of medicine, from the anatomy to public medical crises and soft skills."--Annaliese, Student

Now: BMAH; Next Step: Harvard

May 21st, 2018|

"I am just a freshman, I have already been presented with many incredible opportunities that strongly relate to my future medical aspirations, such as the Anne Arundel Medical Center Job Shadow, the live fundoplication procedure, the Tech Mania Job Shadow, and the Maryland Shock Trauma Job Shadow, just to name a few."--Julia, Student

Following my future with BMAH

May 21st, 2018|

"I joined the BioMedial Allied Health Magnet Program and I was placed on a pathway that put me on the right track for my career. After a terrible accident during my junior year I thought I was going to be sick of the medical profession but the medical professionals I met inspired to me to be the best me."--Jennifer, Student

Giving Back with Help from My Guidance Counselor

February 26th, 2018|

My Guidance Counselor, Mrs. Lewis, takes time to help everyone with their needs. Even though she is extremely busy she will do anything you need. Like recently I wanted to open a club to help others that are less fortunate in the community and now our club, the Human Relations Committee, consists of 17 members in the group.

First Day of School Moves

September 20th, 2017|

First day of 5th grade!

Coming Home to Serve the School System that Served Me

May 25th, 2017|

"Upon graduation from Frostburg State University, I only applied to teach in one county. I was determined to come home to teach and didn't want to work in any other district. My experience in AACPS was a good one and I wanted to share that with other students."--Dot Arida, AACPS Coordinator of Academic Support

How A Teacher Continues to Encourage, Years After My Son Left Her Classroom

May 5th, 2017|

"When my son started kindergarten I was worried... I didn't know anything about the teachers at Davidsonville Elementary school and didn't realize how getting the letter saying Mrs. Jones would be his teacher would change his life."--Melissa Wirzburger, Parent

Building Self-Confidence in Tyler Heights’ S.E.L.F Program

May 3rd, 2017|

"In the fifth grade, my school Tyler Heights had a program called S.E.L.F which still continues now. This program helps young girls to gain determination, and self-confidence. I learned a lot from that program, and go there almost every Friday to see the new S.E.L.F girls."--Ariyanna

My story is about how kind Mrs. Reisinger is

May 2nd, 2017|

"Mrs. Reisinger is kind because an example is at our feild trip i was not happy with my group so i got too sit with her and hang out. I love Mrs. Reisinger because of what she does!"--Sydney, Grade 2

How My Music Teacher Has Helped Me

March 16th, 2017|

"In fourth grade, I decided to start playing the saxophone. My teacher was Mrs. Emily James, and she was a fantastic teacher."--Nicholas, Grade 8

The Key to Changing the World

December 2nd, 2016|

“My life has constantly been affected by my teachers, my family, and my friends. I owe all my success to them, not because they taught me, but because they have continued to inspire me and support my life.”—Donchell, 12th Grade Student

My Incredible Experience in Robotics

August 22nd, 2016|

"My robotics team 1111 (the Power Hawks) and the FIRST organization have provided me with so many skills and experiences that have changed who I am today. I joined the team last year, for the 2015-2016 season, and it was honestly one of, if not the greatest year of my life." -- Shannon, Grade 12

Volunteering to Help Students Connect Through Foreign Language

July 27th, 2016|

“Nothing brings me more joy than our youth connecting with each other, especially in foreign languages.”--Alexandra, Grade 12

My Favorite Teacher: Ms. Tanya

June 10th, 2016|

"Ms. Tanya, thank you for being the person you are. You have opened up your heart and soul to do what you need to do and love to do and I just want to return the love."—Maxwell, Grade 5

“This life changing experience has been one that has not only shaped our lives, but has given us the opportunity to make a difference in our community.”

April 19th, 2016|

"We began this project after seeing our friends, neighbors, and colleagues, who were excelling in rigorous course loads and overflowing extracurricular schedules, were not thinking at all about their finances. They spent recklessly, didn't save, lacked a basic understanding of how the economy around them worked, and were altogether unprepared for life after high school..." --Taylor Berger, Annie Myers, Charlotte Sundel

“I believe [the STEM Program] has opened doors and granted me so much preparation for the years to come.”

March 16th, 2016|

"Looking into the next couple years, I hope to be studying nursing at a university. STEM has prepared me to do so, giving me connections and opportunities that I won’t ever forget." --Amanda

Grateful for my Amazing Teachers

March 7th, 2016|

"Through the past couple years, I have had great teachers at Central Elementary, Central Middle, and South River High Schools." --Ian, Grade 11

“My third grade teacher is awesome–that’s saying a lot because I’ve had some great teachers in my almost four years of school.”

March 1st, 2016|

"Miss B is super smart and she makes me feel super smart, too. We get to invent things in science all of the time. And my math skills - fractions, multiplication, division, word problems - have gotten so much better." --Dixon, Grade 3

*These stories were written by AACPS students while they were currently attending our schools.