Heart of Learning

1069 The Eagle, Criswell of Thurmont & Apple Vacations team up to recognize outstanding teachers!

Voting has officially begun! Visit  manningmedia.com/outstanding-teachers to cast your vote for your top teachers of Washington County and Frederick County Schools. You can vote as many times as you want, and voting officially ends at midnight on May 31st!

Good Luck to all of our teachers, as you’re all winners to us!





The Common Market is Frederick’s best organic foods co-op that brings clean, wholesome food to your holiday table.  stay up-to-date on holiday savings at www.commonmarket.coop.





Climbing New Heights is a veteran-owned indoor climbing gym and outdoor guide service operating in Martinsburg, WV. We offer classes, instruction, lead climbing and bouldering for all ages, experience and physical fitness levels. Climb Strong!






Black Rock Golf Course is the newest addition to great golf in Western Maryland. This course takes you on a golf journey from its opening holes that are nestled in the Shenandoah Valley, to its spectacular back nine with scenic views of the Appalachian Mountains.


13 teachers will be awarded the Heart of Learning Award. All 13 teachers will then be placed in a voting competition between 5/1 – 5/31. Two teachers, one from FCPS & one from WCPS, based on voting totals, will each win  a trip for (2) to Riu Palace Riviera Maya in Riviera Maya, Mexico, courtesy of Apple Vacations as the Heart of Learning teacher of the year!!

Trip includes seven-night accommodations, round-trip charter air, transfers to/from the resort, non-motorized watersports, all food/drinks at the resort and the assistance of an Apple Representative.





Click here for grand prize trip rules!


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