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The Fall Festival & Homecoming 2017 Was Amazing!

See the pictures from this years Fall Festival and Homecoming.

Golden Eagle Trumpet Player Marches With Ravens Band

AACS Student Named Commended Student by National Merit Scholarship Program

AACS Senior Evan Robertson has been named a Commended Student in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program.

This Place is Special. It Is Nowhere Else.

The 8th grade servant leadership retreat was amazing! Read what 4 Students had to say about their experience.


Middle School Cross Country: All For Him

To the outside world, most Middle School Cross Country meets are “just another race.” Races are epic though in their own right aren’t they?

Lower School DISCIPLE Groups Have First Meeting

On Wednesday, the Annapolis Lower School students met with the DISCIPLE group for their first meeting of the year.

AACS International Program: Kicking Off Another Successful Year

This is the third year for the AACS International Program and it is growing. 

Boys Varsity Soccer Outlook is Good

The AACS boys soccer team looks good at the start of their season. The Capital Gazette reports their 2017 Boys Soccer Preview.

AACS Welcomes a New Chief Operations Officer

We are excited to announce and welcome John Hansen as our new Chief Operations Officer. 

The First Day of School at AACS...See the Pictures

The halls were filled with smiles and joy as all four AACS campuses were filled with students on their first day of the 2017-18 school year.

AACS Band Camp Skypes With Lead Singer of Christian Rock Band

The first day of band camp students Skyped with the lead singer of a Christian rock band whose music they will be using in their upcoming show in September.

Building Relationships in The Netherlands

Just days after school ended, an excited group of AACS students, faculty and staff, left for the annual exchange trip to the Netherlands. 

Nicaragua Team Arrived Ready to Serve

Praise God for a safe trip to Nicaragua!  Our AACS missions team arrived safely on Saturday, June 17th.  

Top Private School Golfers for 2017

AACS Senior Ryan Brophy and Sophomore Alex Colonna are two of the nine top private school golfers for 2017. 

The 2016-17 Featured Athletes of AACS

Take a look at the 2016-17 AACS Athletes of the month, the most recent to be named are Abercrombie and Kolbeins.

AACS Class of 2017 Timothy Award Goes to Kelsie Flowers

Since 1996 one student from each graduating class has received the Timothy Award. It's an honor that embodies godly character and service to others.

2016-17 Upper School Excellence in Teaching Award

 Annually the faculty of the Upper School submit nominations to recognize a colleague with the Excellence in Teaching Award. 

Middle School Service Day Is A Success!

The middle school campus is looking good after the students freshened it up. 

Fun At The National Antietam Battlefield

5th grade classes from the Annapolis and Severn Lower School Campuses visit the National Antietam Battlefield

Final 8th Grade Chapel & Bible Lesson

Last week the eighth graders did an amazing job putting together their final chapel of their middle school lives. They had so much to share! 

Far Away, by Upper School Instrumental Ensembles

AACS Upper School Instrumental Music Program presents Far Away on May 18th at the Upper School Campus. Only one showing so get your tickets now!

Traditions:The Upper School Spring Choral Concerts

AACS's Upper School Choral Program will present its Spring Concerts, Traditions!, on May 12th and 13th. Performances will start at 7:30pm. Get your tickets now!

5th Graders Host International Students

Chinese students visit the 5th grade class at the Lower School in Severn for a week.

AACS Students Visit The SAIL Center at Anne Arundel Medical Center

Upper school students take a field trip to the SAIL center where they were able to practice on sophisticated mannequins and more.

Welcome to AACS Elizabeth Williams

It is a great honor to announce that we've hired Elizabeth Williams to serve as our new Annapolis Lower School Principal.

Circles of Learning

Annapolis Area Christian Middle School eighth grade Bible teacher Susan Leonard shares how her whole class is benefiting from inclusive education in today’s CLC blog post.

8th Grade Academic Showcase by "GEN Z"

Students delivered the AACS version of a "Ted Talk" we now call "GEN Z" for Generation Z, the generation after millennials know for being "more global, "entrepreneurial" and hooked on the digital world.

Greek Day At The Middle School

Middle school hosts Greek Day for lower school students.

Local Lego Robotics Team Heading to National Championship

After winning 2nd place at state, The Flying Chickens are heading to the National Championship to compete against teams from around the world.

All AACS Parents Are Invited to The 8th Grade Showcase

You won't want to miss the 8th Grade Academic Showcase on April 7 from 9:15 – 10:00 am

The Addams Family by AACS Upper School Drama Club

We hope you enjoyed the recent Musical Production "The Addams Family" at the Upper School.  If you missed it check out the pictures here. 

Grandparents Day 2017 at The Lower School In Annapolis

Check out the pictures of this annual event, AACS sure knows how to show love to Grandparents and Grandfriends!

Grandparents & Grand-Friends Celebration at The Lower School in Severn

We love our Grandparents/Grand-Friends and celebrating them is something AACS does well!

Exciting Summer Plans for Evan Robertson

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.  

Dr. Suess Birthday & Read Across America

Lower School Students celebrate a birthday and "Read Across the School"

2017 Outstanding Student Achievers Awards by The Capital Gazette

Three juniors to be honored by The Capital Gazette next week!

Upper School Spring Musical: The Addams Family

You won't want to miss this new musical comedy presented by the AACS Drama Club!

2017 AACS Spirit Week Photo Review

AACS Campuses enjoyed a week of celebrating school spirit and many themed dress days!

Middle School Basketball Girls & Boys A Teams Win Tournament!

Middle School Basketball Triumphed at the Eagles Invitational Tournament over the weekend.

AACS Basketball Peaking at End of Season

With only 2 games left in the season, the Lady Eagles are finishing strong!

100 Days Smarter!

The Lower Schools In Annapolis & Severn Celebrate 100 Days of School In Style! (New Photos Added)

AACSs' Jarrett Heckert Commits to William & Mary

Heckert announced his choice college on February 1st of 2017, National Signing Day!

The Gift Of Right Now Media

AACS Families, Faculty and Staff, Get Your Free Gift Now!

Lower School in Severn Holds "Q" & "U" Wedding

The wedding of Q&U is a highlight to AACS 1st grade classes and quite a momentous event, one not to be missed.

3D In Geometry

Lower school students experience 3D printing for geometry lesson.

Accelerated Reading Awards Make Reading Fun

Students received awards for reading at the lower schools, some sweet, some fun, all were greatly appreciated!

A High School Counselor’s Tips on Parenting Teenagers

It's no secret that sometimes it's challenging to be a parent of a teens and pre-teens.  AACS teacher Leia Joseph has a unique perspective that may help you better understand your children.

2017 STEM Day at The Upper School Campus

Check out some of the exciting STEM projects that AACS Lower School students enjoyed today!

Middle School At The Movies For "Hidden Figures"

A field trip to the movie theater, now thats a fun way to spend a school day!

Frisbee News: AACS Club Ultimate Wins 1st Tournament

Did you know that AACS has a Frisbee Club at the Upper School?

Have You Heard The Buzz About 8th Grader Joel Cowart?

He's The AACS Middle School Spelling Bee Winner!

Carolyn Beall Featured As One Of This Years What's Up Teachers

Check out this months What's Up? Magazine to find this years What's Up Teachers article. The article features one of our very own, Carolyn Beall, our K-12 Educational Support Director!

The Most Important Aspect of a Right Fit School

How do you know if the school your looking at is the one for your child or children? It's a question that many parents may ask themselves as they start their search for the right fit school.

Girls Basketball Takes A Win Against Mount Carmel

The AACS victory was a close call.  This was a much needed win and they played a great defense.

Christmastime At AACS

A few upper school students have put together a wonderful video to show you what it's like at Christmastime at AACS. Take a seat and enjoy the video and Merry Christmas!

AACS Receives STEM Grant From AFCEA

The Armed Forces Communications & Electronics Association (AFCEA), presents AACS with a "Kickstarter" grant for STEM initiatives.

AACS Christmas Concerts Bringing Glory To God

Students practiced hard on their Christmas programs and it showed! See the pictures of smiling faces, making a joyful noise in honor of the one true King.

Madrigals Visit Lower School Campuses

The auditioned chamber group, Madrigal Singers, visited the Lower School Campuses to sing Christmas songs to the students. Children eagerly waited for the singers to begin, then sat quietly in appreciation of the beautifully music to celebrate Christmas.

One-to-One Program a Big Success So Far!

 This year all 9th grade students were provided with a Google Chromebook as part of a new Upper School one-to-one program. 

ESL Bible Opens Up a Whole New World

Bible class at AACS is something every student takes, even our international students. ESL Bible is for our first year international students and it's a wonderful environment for young minds to learn more about our world and it's creator.

The Gift of Giving

Tis the season for bringing joy to everyone through giving, it makes for a Merry Christmas!

Walk The Walk 2016 At AACS

Upper School mentor groups and middle school bible classes have rallied together to give gifts to families in our community through the Walk The Walk Foundation.

5th Graders Visit To The Middle School

The class of 2024 visited the Middle School Campus this week to see what school will be like for them in 6th grade! 

12 Angry Men: A Different Kind of Play

AACS student, Savannah Munholland, reports on the recent Upper School Fall Production "12 Angry Men"

Third Grade Native American Museum

That's right, AACS third graders debuted their work in a museum show at the Lower School Campus in Annapolis...See the video!

Fifth Grade Annual Indian/Pioneer Day

Fifth graders at the Lower School in Annapolis dressed the part for this fun learning experience!

AACS All-Conference and All-County Athletes

Congratulations to the fall athletes who were voted All-Conference and All-County!

Get Involved! AACS Parent Teacher Fellowship

Over the past two years we’ve made great progress in coordinating the efforts of our many parent volunteers across all four campuses.  Learn how to get involved!

Summer Camp Teachers / Counselors

Annapolis Area Christian School Summer Programs is seeking outstanding people to work for the Eagles Explorations Day Program

Coaches Simms & Gast To Receive Award

Congratulations Coach Simms and Coach Gast for being awarded the Maryland State Association of Baseball Coaches Coach of the Year!

US Daily Announcements

 November 16, 2016

Golden Eagles Compete At Nationals

The Golden Eagles Marching Band concluded their 2016 season this past Saturday, finishing 10th at Nationals at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ. 

Are You Ready For Parent Teacher Conferences?

Parent/Teacher conferences are in full swing around this time of year.  Read this article for tips on preparing for this upcoming meeting.

Upper School (Grades 9-12) Mathematics Teacher

Upper School Mathematics position open, January 2017.

Middle School Production "A Second Chance" This Weekend!

Get your tickets for the middle school production of "A Second Chance" showing November 18th & 19th at the Upper School Campus.

Published Author Visits Middle School

Sixth grade students enjoyed a visit from local and well published author, Priscilla Cummings on Friday, November 4. 

Lower Schools Kick Off Operation Christmas Child Project

Lower School students learned about spreading joy through the Operation Christmas Child project that is happening right now! Click to find out how you can be a part this annual event.

2016 "Anticip8-9"

It was a perfect day for the annual event, where 8th graders visit the Upper School Campus in anticipation of becoming freshmen next year.

AACS 4th Grader is a Champion at Regional Horse Show

4th grader Sarah qualified to compete at the International Horse Show in DC this weekend. Read about her here.

AACS Fall Festival is TOMORROW!

Don's miss it. Click for all of the details!

Former Field Hockey Coach Sharon Wiley Is Honored

Retired Coach Sharon Wiley was honored after a home game last week. Read about it here.

Apologetics: Preparing to Impact the World

All AACS seniors take Apologetics, a challenging yet valuable course.

Community Building and a Great Day of Golf

On Monday, September 26th, the AACS Annual Golf Tournament was held.

Next Week: STEM Family Night At Arundel Mills

Don't miss this fun and FREE event for Lower and Middle School students. Click for details.

AACS Band Places In Double Header Competitions

Golden Eagles Marching Band performed in two competitions in one day. Read about it here.

AACS 6th Grade Retreat 2016

6th Graders went to Camp Wabanna for their annual retreat. Click to read about what they learned.

AACS Volleyball Season Shines In New League

The Eagles are doing well in the IAAM B conference this season. Read about it here.

8th Graders Called to Lead

8th Grade Retreat was a big success!

Marching Band Entertains Lower and Middle School Students

The Marching Band visited both Lower Schools and the Middle School this week.

AACS Senior Commended By The National Merit Scholarship Corp.

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC.) recognized Eric Hendrix for commendation. Read about it here.

Facilities Maintenance Assistant

Full time Facilities Maintenance Assistant needed for our team.

AACS Middle School Student Placed First In Regional Essay Contest

Eighth grader wins first place, regionally, in the 2014-15 Americanism Essay Contest. Read more!

Spotlight on International Student Kyle Wang

AACS Senior Kyle Wang bridges the gap between Chinese and American theatre in his hometown. Read about him here.

AACS 13th Annual Golf Classic 2016

The 2016 AACS Golf Classic was a delightful success!

AACS Names Danza to Lead Softball Program

Welcome Coach Danza!

Upper School Awarded $27,000 Grant for STEM

AACS Upper School was awarded a $27,000 grant from the US Navy Strategic Systems Programs.

Fall Open Houses Begin!

Check out the Open House admission events!

"Reading Buddies" Are a Big Hit!

Reading made fun by heading outdoors for reading buddies at the lower school.

School Spirit Shines as AACS Fight Song Plays

The new AACS Fight Song was presented to the community for the first time at the recent home football game.

AACS Varsity Field Hockey Wins Again!

They have done it again, making this their 3rd straight victory! Well done ladies!

Annapolis Lower School Before & Aftercare Program openings

Before and Aftercare staff openings at the Annapolis Lower School

Act Your Wage!!

Upper School students enjoy some "learning-base play" in Personal Finance.

An International Experience Right In Their Home

AACS open their homes and hearts for international students.

Girls Field Hockey Team Gets New Mouth Guards

Safety is a top priority when it comes to athletics and a fitted mouth guard plays a big part.

Freshmen Blazing the Trail for Upper School Technology

School issued Google Chromebooks were handed out to all 9th grade students this week.

New Partnership Provides Exciting STEM Opportunities at AACS

AACS has partnered with the Simulation to Advance Innovation and Learning (SAIL) Center at Anne Arundel Medical Center.

Add Prayer to Your Back-to-School List

It's back to school time! Back to school tips and ideas on how to get your son or daughter ready!

Girls LAX Team Gets Team of the Year Award

The Touchdown Club Of Annapolis awards AACS Girls Lacrosse team for Team of the Year!

Coach Bitzer to be Honored for Outstanding Lacrosse Service

Coach Dick Bitzer to be honored for his years of coaching lacrosse and impacting young minds along the way.

Eagles Basketball Takes Win Against Severn In Summer Championship

Kori Rawlings and Wayne Bristol scored 30 of the 47 points against the Admirals in this weeks game.

AACS Students Return from Missions Trip to Colombia

AACS students returned from a successful missions trip to Colombia. Summary by Chelsea Woody.

Bigger Faster Stronger!

Bigger Faster Stronger sessions for AACS students are off to a great start!

Class of 2020 Leads The Way With Chromebooks

Google Chromebooks will be provided to all in-coming 9th grade students.

AACS Alumni is Drafted to MLB Team

Steve Ridings to pitch for the Mariners.

Girls Varsity LAX Wins the 2015 IAAM C Conference Title

The girls played a great game and won their first IAAM title! Read more.

6th Grade Is Buzzing with Activity This Spring!

"Called To Transform" is the 6th grade theme and they have been looking to Jesus, asking him to transform their hearts, minds, and communities for His glory!

Behold, What Manner of Love

The Upper School Choral Program presents BEHOLD, WHAT MANNER OF LOVE on May 13 & 14 at 7:30 pm.

Eagles Exploration was Voted Best Summer Camp in West County

Find out why AACS Eagles Exploration Camp was voted "Best in West County" and find out how to get your kids signed up for camp this summer!

AACS Freshman Named Youth of the Year by Capital Gazette

Congratulations Dyamond Gray on being named Youth of the Year!

Upper School Athletic Trainer

Part time Athletic Trainer needed at the Upper School

AACS 2016 Upper School Choir Tour

The AACS Upper School Choirs toured Detroit and Toronto last week. Full story by two choir members.

Congratulations! Perfect Score on ACT!

Kyle Wang receives perfect ACT score.

2016 Annual College & Career Fair

The AACS Annual College Fair is happening next week! You won't want to miss it.

Middle School To Host First "LEAD" Talks

AACS Launches "LEAD" Talks and Leaps Into 21st Century Learning.

Get Your Tickets Now for the Spring Spectacular Auction!

Don't forget to RSVP for childcare! click for more details

Upper School Jazz Band Concert

The Upper School Jazz Band is performing a free concert at the Kerr Center for the Arts on Friday evening, March 18th, at 7:30 pm. Don't miss it!

5th Graders Have Presidential Tea at Lower School In Annapolis

Posted Wednesday, Feb 24, 2016 
It's an annual tradition for students to present their presidential reports dressed as a president or a first lady. Click here to read more and see pictures!

Bye Bye Birdie

The Upper School Drama Club presents BYE BYE BIRDIE on March 4, 5, 11, and 12 at 7:00 pm. CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS AND INFO!

Lower School: Hour of Code 2016

What is The Hour of Code?

Middle School Open Coaching Positions for 16-17

For the 16-17 school year, we will be seeking a girls volleyball coach and a girls B team basketball coach. Please contact Mr. Bob Topp, Middle School Athletic Director, about these openings at

Student Life At The Upper School

Ninth grade orientation, Field Day, Homecoming, read about these events and more and see pictures.

Snow Removal Success!

A very big thank you to our incredible Facilities Team for working so hard on getting our campuses cleared from Winter Storm Juno. Here are a few pictures of how their "Snow Days" were spent.

The History Behind the PINK OUT......

Click here to read about how PINK OUT was started and get this years schedule. See you in your pink at 2016 PINK OUT!

Get Your Singing Valentines!

Love is in the air, and what better way to celebrate your sweetheart than through song? Schedule your Singing Valentine now!

Reflections on A Midsummer Night's Dream

Five months of hard work payed off for the cast of A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night's Dream

The Upper School Drama Club presents A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM on November 6, 7, 13, and 14 at 7:00 pm. CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS AND INFO!

2016 National Merit Scholarship Program Commends Two Upper School Students

AACS Names Two Commended Students in the 2016 National Merit Scholarship Program. Click here to read about them.

Stacks Of Oreos...."Yummy Fun Math"

Lower school students stacked Oreos this week as part of a global project. Fifth grade student Tim Brophy said it best! "Yummy Fun Math." Click to read the story and see pictures.

Substitute Teachers: All campuses

Ideal candidates will have a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree, ideally in an education field, and teaching experience.

AACS Partners With Christian Learning Center Network (CLC)

AACS partners with CLC Network to ensure children with special needs are included in mainstream education programs.

Bus Drivers needed

Bus drivers needed up to 25 hours per week. Qualified individuals will have a Maryland Class B CDL driver's license with a Passenger (P), School Bus (S), and Airbrake endorsement. Training available.

Class of 2019 Legacy Gift to AACS Middle Schoolers

Eighth grade "Lead" Group dedicates commemorative plaque. Click here to read more.

2015 Sixth Grade Retreat to Skycroft

Click to read about their fun experience, see the pictures and a short video!

Alumni Update, Garth Thorpe '01

Garth Thorpe ’01 is currently the Field Coordinator for (un) adopted, a ministry of Lifeline Children’s Services, in Birmingham, Alabama where he facilitates in-country orphan care projects. He graduated from Multnomah University in Portland, Oregon in 2005 with a degree in Bible and Theology and Educational Ministries and upon graduation served as a missionary for two years in Bangladesh working with Muslim refugees translating an unwritten language into oral Bible stories. After this he worked at an outdoor alternative educational school where we lived with troubled youth year-round outside teaching life-skills and planning various backpacking and canoeing adventures.

Alumni Update, Nathaniel Elliott '06

Nathaniel Elliott ’06 took the plunge and left his full- time job at a consulting firm to go into business for himself in 2013. He wanted to build a disruptive technology that you could touch, feel, and see that created jobs for individuals that wanted to work from home. And thus he founded ahWriting, which produces handwritten cards for enterprise organizations to help them increase their sales, consumer engagement, fundraising efforts, and many other business needs. Nathaniel and his wife, Aletheia, currently live in the Bowie area. To hear more about ahWriting visit or email

Alumni Update, Megan Griffith '13

Megan Elizabeth Griffith ’13 is currently living in Los Angeles, California pursuing her dream as a singer, musician and songwriter. A multi-faceted instrumentalist and composer of the piano and guitar, Megan’s sound is described as “Katy Perry meets Adele.” Her debut single and music video, Closer to You, is set to release in Spring 2014.

Megan Elizabeth, founder of the #BeKind No Bully Zone Campaign will be introducing the campaign and performing live on Monday, March 17, 2014 in D.C. at Starbucks (1401 New York Ave. NW), hosted by Radio/TV Personality Jeannie Jones. Please visit for more information.

Taking Steps to Impact the World for Jesus Christ

Update on Our International Student Program.

MIAA Basketball Championship Title Game Location Change

Are you planning on attending the 2017 MIAA Basketball championship game this week? Get details here!

Outstanding Games for Championship Competitions in Boys Basketball

What a week for our JV and Varsity basketball teams as they competed for championship games.