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By Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun | October 1, 2010
Anne Arundel County police are investigating a reported sexual assault of a girl at Annapolis High School by a fellow student Friday. Officers were called to the school on Riva Road at about 12:30 p.m. for a report of a sexual assault where the female juvenile student said she was sexually assaulted by a male juvenile student. Police said the students knew each other. Detectives from the Criminal Investigation Division's Sex Offense Unit are investigating. Anyone with additional information is asked to contact Detective Justin Widup at 410-222-3468.
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By Joe Burris and The Baltimore Sun | September 18, 2014
As the Board of Education gave its blessing last week to Superintendent George Arlotto's $163.4 million capital budget request, officials said some projects in the budget may affect coming redistricting efforts in the Annapolis area. Two elementary schools in the Annapolis school cluster, Rolling Knolls and West Annapolis, are among facilities targeted for upgrades as part of the capital budget plan. West Annapolis Elementary is the subject of a $24 million modernization that will increase enrollment capacity from 274 students to 314. Construction is underway, and the renovated school is expected to open in August 2106.
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By Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun | October 8, 2010
A 17-year-old Annapolis High School student was charged Wednesday with raping another student, after police say he lured her into the nearby woods during school. Police said that Troy Traon Reid of Heritage Court in Annapolis led a fellow student from school property to woods off Riva Road across from the Arundel Olympics Swim Center on Sept. 29, when he sexually assaulted her. Police said Reid made advances toward the girl as they walked, and at one point, she tried to run away, but Reid threw a large stick at her. He knocked her to the ground, where he pinned her and sexually assaulted her. The girl returned to school and reported the assault to the School Resource Officer on Oct. 1, according to a school system spokesman.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | August 15, 2014
George N. Manis, founder of the Annapolis law firm of Manis, Canning & Associates, died Wednesday of heart failure at the Fairfield Nursing Center in Crownsville. He was 85. The son of Nick Manis and Harriet Manis, Greek immigrants, George Nick Manis was born and raised in Annapolis. His father owned The Presto restaurant in Annapolis. Mr. Manis attended Manlius Prep School in DeWitt, N.Y., and Annapolis High School, where he was a star basketball player and was named to the All State national tournament team.
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By Nick Madigan and Nick Madigan,Sun reporter | February 27, 2008
A sweeping, sometimes controversial set of reforms to turn around embattled Annapolis High School won the approval of the Maryland State Board of Education yesterday, staving off threats of state intervention. The board backed the three-year restructuring plan by Anne Arundel County school officials, and a report prepared for the board gave high marks to Superintendent Kevin M.
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March 17, 2007
Anne Arundel County schools superintendent Kevin M. Maxwell yesterday tapped a "co-principal" at Annapolis High School as it undergoes a staff overhaul and tries to prevent a state takeover. Joan Valentine, who retired in January as Meade High School principal and previously worked at Annapolis High, will serve under Principal Donald R. Lilley as he fills 144 teaching positions for next school year and puts together a reform plan to turn around the struggling school. Her job takes effect Monday.
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By Joe Burris, The Baltimore Sun | March 20, 2013
An 18-year old Annapolis resident who last week was arrested and charged with marijuana possession on a school bus at Annapolis High School was arrested on Tuesday night at an apartment and charged with marijuana possession, according to Annapolis police. According to a Wednesday morning police report, Luis Ruiz of Annapolis was arrested after officers received a report around 9:05 p.m. on Tuesday that he was selling drugs on the 1100 block on Madison Street. Officers subsequently approached Ruiz when he left the area and ran into an apartment on the 1000 block of President Street, police said.
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By Laura Loh and Laura Loh,SUN STAFF | August 27, 2003
Everybody noticed the changes at Annapolis High School yesterday, from the girls who arrived at school in midriff-revealing outfits to the boys caught snoozing in class. Yesterday - the day that about 75,900 county students returned to classes after a two-month summer break - appeared to be a fresh start for Annapolis High. The school, which has been troubled by discipline problems in the past, is under new administration for the first time in a decade. Students here had a lot to digest.
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By Joe Burris, The Baltimore Sun | September 19, 2013
When Annapolis High School senior Aidee Serrano was struggling to learn both English and Spanish while in elementary and middle school, her mother Elsa always lent a hand with homework — even though she spoke little English herself. Now, Aidee is a National Honor Society student at Annapolis High and helping her mother — and others — learn English in a free adult education program called Community Plaza, which serves as an outreach drop-in center used primarily by Annapolis' Latino community.
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By Pamela Wood, The Baltimore Sun | March 29, 2014
At Annapolis High School, student dancers and actors rehearse in an airy, two-story studio. Visual arts students fire their ceramic creations in a trio of kilns. Graphics students work in a lab filled with new computers with wide, flat-screen monitors. Film and production students fine-tune their creations on a mixing board worthy of a professional recording studio. For a few months now, students at Annapolis High - both those in a performing and visual arts magnet program and other students - have been exploring their creative talents in the school's new two-story addition.
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By Nayana Davis, The Baltimore Sun | July 30, 2014
A driver who struck and killed a Annapolis High School cross country coach on a bicycle last August was found guilty of traffic violations in Annapolis District Court Wednesday. Whitney DeCesaris, 38, of Calvert County was fined $1,500 --$500 each for three violations: failure to exercise care to avoid a collision with a bicyclist, negligent driving endangering property of life and failure to control speed to avoid a collision. Trish Cunningham, 50, died after the crash, which took place on Riva Road near Beards Point Road in Davidsonville.
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By Pamela Wood, The Baltimore Sun | June 30, 2014
Todd Green never expected to be the public face of bicycle safety. He's not even a huge cycling fan. But as he and girlfriend Katie Pohler took a bike ride down the Baltimore-Annapolis Trail on Saturday, they became the fifth and sixth cyclists injured in a three-day span in Anne Arundel County in accidents between cars and bikes. Pohler, a 23-year-old college student, remains at Maryland Shock Trauma Center, while Green, sporting scrapes on his forehead and legs, traveled to Annapolis on Monday to join police at a news conference urging both drivers and bicyclists to pay attention and follow the rules of the road "Motorists and bicyclists have rights and responsibilities," said Anne Arundel Police Chief Kevin Davis, wearing the shorts and polo shirt uniform worn by the county's bike patrol.
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By Pamela Wood, The Baltimore Sun | March 29, 2014
At Annapolis High School, student dancers and actors rehearse in an airy, two-story studio. Visual arts students fire their ceramic creations in a trio of kilns. Graphics students work in a lab filled with new computers with wide, flat-screen monitors. Film and production students fine-tune their creations on a mixing board worthy of a professional recording studio. For a few months now, students at Annapolis High - both those in a performing and visual arts magnet program and other students - have been exploring their creative talents in the school's new two-story addition.
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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun | January 7, 2014
Charles Edwin Lamb, an architect of forward-looking, modernist structures and a founder of the RTKL firm, died of complications of Parkinson's disease Dec. 12 at the Heron Point Retirement Community in Chestertown. He was 87 and had lived in Baltimore and Annapolis. A winner of national design awards, Mr. Lamb designed the Greater Baltimore Medical Center, a John Deere distribution center in Timonium and the Edward A. Garmatz Federal Court House on Lombard Street. He was involved with early plans for downtown Baltimore's Charles Center, Goucher College's Kraushaar Auditorium and the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer.
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By Pamela Wood, The Baltimore Sun | October 30, 2013
Eleven students at Annapolis High School have been disciplined after an inappropriate picture of a classmate was circulated via text message and social media, school officials said. After school on Monday, a school administrator was alerted to a social media posting involving a student that had an inappropriate message underneath it, said Bob Mosier, a spokesman for the Anne Arundel County Public School System. By Tuesday morning, the school's investigation determined that one student took a picture of another student without their knowledge.
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By Pamela Wood, The Baltimore Sun | September 27, 2013
Bicyclists will ride along Riva Road in Anne Arundel County on Saturday morning to honor an Annapolis High School cross-country coach who was killed in a crash in August. Riders will gather at Annapolis High School, 2700 Riva Road, beginning at 7 a.m. Saturday for the Trish Cunningham Memorial Rally and Ride. A brief program at 8 a.m. will include remarks on bike safety and a moment of silence before the ride begins. Participants plan to ride down Riva Road and past the site where Cunningham was struck, which will be marked with a white "ghost bike.
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BY A SUN STAFF WRITER | April 30, 2004
Anne Arundel County police are investigating allegations by a 14-year-old Annapolis High School student that she was sexually assaulted in a bathroom at the school in the fall. The girl contacted police Wednesday. No criminal charges have been filed. School officials sent a letter home with Annapolis High School students yesterday to inform parents that school authorities are also investigating the allegations. The girl and the accused 17-year-old male student - neither of whom has been identified - have been removed from the school.
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By Joe Burris, The Baltimore Sun | September 19, 2013
When Annapolis High School senior Aidee Serrano was struggling to learn both English and Spanish while in elementary and middle school, her mother Elsa always lent a hand with homework — even though she spoke little English herself. Now, Aidee is a National Honor Society student at Annapolis High and helping her mother — and others — learn English in a free adult education program called Community Plaza, which serves as an outreach drop-in center used primarily by Annapolis' Latino community.
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By Joe Burris, The Baltimore Sun | August 22, 2013
An Annapolis High School assistant track and cross country coach died of injuries she suffered when the bicycle she was riding collided with a vehicle, according to Anne Arundel County police. Patricia Cunningham, 50, of Annapolis died late Wednesday after the accident on Riva Road in Davidsonville, police said. County public schools spokesman Bob Mosier said the school system experienced "a really tough day" after learning of the accident Thursday. He said Cunningham had coached at the school for the past two years.
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