Allegany High School

616 Sedgwick Street • Cumberland, MD 21502 Phone:301-777-8110

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Winter Ball

February 13, 2016

7:30 - 10:30

School Gymnasium

$15.00 person

$25.00 couple

Tickets go on sale:

February 4, 2016 in the school bookstore.

Guest Verfication and Student Contract forms will be available in the school bookstore.









Senior Class

Seniors who need mid-year reports sent to colleges need to complete the form in Guidance and let Mrs. Cook know which colleges need the report.

Junior Class

The Junior class will be hosting a Spirit Night tonight from 5-8 at the downtown Roy Rodgers. In a addition to great food, there will be a bake sale. Come out and support your class.

Snowflake Shuffle

Snowflake Shuffle tickets will go on sale Thrusday, February 4, 2016 in the school bookstore at 7:30 A.M.


FBLA meeting at the fourth lunch shift Wednesday, February 3, 2016.


Seniors that need mid-year reports sent to colleges to complete the form in Guidance and Mrs. Cook know which colleges need the report.

AP Registration

AP Registration! Please bring your students to the library by class at the time assigned. Your help in asking students to sit at tables and then register one at a time is greatly appreciated!

Senior Service Learning Hours

Senior Service Learning Hours are posted on the English Wing Bulletin Board. To earn the mesitorious award you most have 132 hours. Please check board to see if you have me this requirement. Forms are on the bulletin board if you still need to fill hours out.

Student Links

>>Yearbook Purchase
>>Yearbook Registration

>>Allegany ALUMNI Website


MONDAY, February 1

Girls’ Basketball vs. Mountain Ridge Home 6:00 PM

Bowling vs. Keyser @ White Oaks Lanes 4:00 PM

TUESDAY, February 2 “Groundhog Day”

Report Cards Distributed during Period 1

Course Selections in English Classes (Tuesday-Friday)

Boys’ Basketball vs. Bishop Walsh Home 6:00 PM

Wrestling vs. Hyndman Away 6:00 PM

WEDNESDAY, February 3

Freshmen Basketball vs. Bedford Home 6:00 PM

Girls’ Basketball vs. Southern Away 6:00 PM

Boys’ Basketball vs. Frankfort Away 6:00 PM

Mock Trial vs. Southern

THURSDAY, February 4

Boys’ Basketball vs. MATHS Away 4:00 PM

Freshman Basketball vs. Frankfort Away 7:00 PM

FRIDAY, February 5

Academic Endowment Committee Meeting in the Library 12:00 PM

Driver’s Education Classes begin in Room 146 3:00 PM

Girls’ Basketball vs. East Hardy Home 6:00 PM

SATURDAY, February 6

Freshman Basketball vs. Hollidaysburg Home 2:00 PM

ACASC – MASC at Manchester Valley

Bowling vs. Frankfort @ White Oaks Lanes

SUNDAY, February 7

Youth Softball Clinic in the Gymnasium 1:00 PM


Preparing all students for tomorrow’s challenges – life, college, career.

Detention Hall

February 1-2 Mrs. Saku

February 3-4 Mr. Santilli


Preparing all students for tomorrow’s challenges – life, college, career.

Teacher of the Year

Allegany Teacher of the Year

Tamarra L. Edwards

Tamarra L. Edwards received her Masters of Education Degree from Frostburg State University in 2008.  Tammy received her undergraduate degree in 1981 in Business Administration and certification in business education from Shippensburg State University in 1982. She teaches Personal Finance, Web Design I and II, and Computer Literacy at Allegany High School. Tammy is a member of the Maryland FBLA State Board of Directors, and advisor to the Allegany High School’s Future Business Leaders of America chapter.  She was selected as the recipient of the 2015 Maryland Outstanding Advisor Award and represented Maryland at the 2015 FBLA National Leadership Conference.


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Teacher of the Year

Allegany Teacher of the Year

Brian White, National Board Certified Teacher, received his Bachelor of Science Degree from Frostburg State University in 1995.  He teaches AP U.S. History, AP Human Geography, and Historical Research Methods at his alma mater, Allegany High School.  Brian created the Historical Research Methods course, inspiring other state models and receiving national recognition.  He serves as the Assistant Band Director and the Mock Trial coach.  Brian was the recipient of the Maryland History Teacher of the Year Award in 2005, the Maryland International Reading Association Council Print and Media Award in 2007, and was recognized as a Maryland Gifted and Talented Educator of Excellence in 2010.  

"I believe that my role as an educator is to be an advocate for my students and make available to them the best learning experience possible.  Most successful educators work in cooperation with each other, as well as with the greater community, resulting in the development of students that can exceed all expectations." - Brian White



Preparing all students for tomorrow’s challenges – life, college, and career



History of Allegany

Allegany High School was initially a secondary education school held on Maryland Avenue. The school had many different locations including the building on Greene Street, which was used as a combined middle/high school until the spring of 1926. At that time, the building now known as Allegany High School had been completed and was prepared to accept Greene Street’s high school students. Middle school students remained on Greene Street until the school later burned down in 1932. “Camp Hill,” the site of the present day Allegany, was a federal army camp during the Civil War.

The “Camper” mascot is a source of much confusion. Many think the name refers to Campobello, a Shawnee Indian Tribe camp, from which the federal army took their name during the Civil War. This, however, is a misconception. The most widely accepted theory is that Civil War General Lewis Wallace and his men began calling the site that during their time here. The word Campobello in fact does not appear in any Native American language and is derived from Latin, meaning “camp of war”.

Allegany High School, with an enrollment of approximately 800 students, focuses on student achievement and success in all areas of education through a combined effort of students, faculty, staff, home, and community. The class of 2008 marked an important milestone for Allegany: the students were the 120th class to graduate from the long-standing institution.

Vision/Mission Statements

Allegany High School


Education must be a cooperative effort involving the student, the teacher, the home, the school, and the community. Recognizing that the student must be the focal point of our education program, we must instill a desire for learning and create a learning environment in which the student can learn and develop according to ability and interest. The curriculum must emphasize life skills, preparation for continuing education, and preparation for employment to enable our students to become responsible citizens and enjoy a productive life. The school must ensure an atmosphere that will promote learning through the cooperative effort of staff, students, family, and community working together.