Thursday, May 23, 2013
Students and staff at Aberdeen Middle School were busy outdoors on Tuesday.
Students from Aberdeen Middle School recently recycled wooden pallets into vertical gardens, creating a place to grow vegetables and fruit at the school. Check out the photos with this post, courtesy Wendi Hurst. Students in sixth and eighth grade, with help from teachers Elizabeth Cartier, Allison Clark, Wendi Hurst, Alex Keene and Ryan Koch worked Tuesday to complete the project. It also involved a fundraising element. Hurst said that Veterans Compost in Aberdeen delivered a yard of planting mix to aid in the project. In an email, Hurst wrote: "Students also recycled toilet paper and paper towel rolls to create the seed planters, and water bottles to create watering cans. The fruit and vegetables will be harvested late in this school …
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
The school is without power, according to Harford County Public Schools.
Aberdeen Middle School will be closed Tuesday due to a power outage. In a message at 5:40 a.m., Harford County Public Schools spokeswoman Teri Kranefeld said the school would be closed on Feb. 5. No other Aberdeen-area schools were impacted. Stay with Patch for updates.
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
The incident occurred at 1:50 p.m. Tuesday at Aberdeen Middle School.
An Aberdeen Middle School student was charged with pulling a fire alarm in a non-emergency Tuesday. The Maryland State Fire Marshal said the Aberdeen Volunteer Fire Company and Aberdeen Police Department responded around 1:50 p.m. to the school, located in the 100 block of Mount Royal Avenue. A male student intentionally pulled the alarm, according to a release from the Fire Marshal's Office. He was charged and released to his parents, the statement said. The automatic alarm sounded, but sprinklers did not activate, according to the release. For more Aberdeen fire & police news, click here. ___ Sign up for Aberdeen Patch email alerts.
Tuesday, September 27, 2011
City council awarded bids for three vehicles to be used at APG and revealed more details about the salt shed in Aberdeen.
Aberdeen made improvements to its public works fleet and city infrastructure with a series of approvals during Monday's City Council meeting. Matt Lapinsky, Aberdeen's director of public works, detailed more information about the newly-acquired salt shed in Aberdeen. The new shed is 30,000 cubic feet, a large upgrade from the previous unit of 6,600 cubic feet, and Lapinsky said there will be less waiting for deliveries for salt for icy roads. The city also invested in a Ford F-550 light duty dump truck/plow from Apple Ford. “This is a nice addition to our assets that will keep our citizens moving,” Lapinsky said. The council voted to accept another bid from Apple Ford for the sale of a $40,960 utility bed truck to be used at Aberdeen …
Wednesday, June 29, 2011
Harford County Public Schools officials say the students made a significant improvement this year.
State test results may indicate that Aberdeen Middle School has some work to do, but Harford County Public Schools officials say its students are making progress. As a result of reading and math proficiency scores from the 2011 Maryland Schools Assessment released Thursday, Aberdeen Middle was “identified for improvement." It has been on the list since 2008, longer than any school in the county. “Although Aberdeen Middle School remains on the 2011 Schools in Improvement List, scores increased for nearly every subgroup, including a 30-point increase for ELL students in reading,” a release from Harford County Public Schools stated. “In addition, the math proficiency rate increased for all students from 66 percent to 69 percent.” MSA tests …