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Y of Central Maryland’s 2nd Annual “What if?” Event With Guest Speaker Michelle Shearer
On Friday, March 23, Michelle Shearer, 2011 National Teacher of the Year, will speak at the Y of Central Maryland’s 2ND Annual “What if” event at Annapolis High School.
At this public event, Shearer, not only an inspiration to educators, students and parents, but a dynamic speaker, will discuss the topic, “What if? Being Extraordinary at Whatever You Do. Her talk will focus on fostering the resiliency, persistence, perseverance and creativity necessary to thrive in the 21st Century.” Following Shearer’s speech, guests will have the opportunity to participate in a question and answer session.
Tickets can be purchased at www.ymaryland.org and are $10 per person and $5 for children 12 and under. Proceeds benefit the Y's Safe Place for Kids campaign.
More About Annapolis High
Annapolis High School (AHS), located on Riva Road, is home to the Panthers and serves grades 9 to 12. AHS is a Maryland Green School since 2001 and an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School since 2005. The IB program incorporates world and cultural experiences with a challenging curriculum for students in grades 11 and 12. The Middle Years Program is offered to students in grades 9 and 10. Students must apply to participate. Other programs offered to students at AHS include vo-tech through the Center of Applied Technology at South River, college prep with AVID (Advanced via Individual Determination), and leadership training with Naval Junior ROTC.
Annapolis and Bates middle schools feed into Annapolis High, as do the following elementary schools: Annapolis, Eastport, Georgetown East, Germantown, Hillsmere, Mills-Parole, Rolling Knolls, Tyler Heights and West Annapolis.
In the spring of 2010, Principal Donald Lilley was recognized as High School Principal of the Year by the Maryland Association of Secondary School Principals for his leadership efforts at the school since he started there in 2004.