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

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

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

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