School briefs

January 23, 2006

Applications accepted for student intern program

The Maryland State Archives is accepting applications for its summer student intern program for high school and undergraduate- or graduate-level college students attending Maryland schools or Maryland residents attending out-of-state schools.

The paid internships include experience and training in archival records management, digital imaging and historical research methods.

The 10-week program runs from June 7 to Aug. 15. The application process is competitive. Details are available at the archives' Web site, Applications must be postmarked on or before March 31.

For information, contact Emily Oland Squires, director of research and student outreach, Maryland State Archives, 350 Rowe Boulevard, Annapolis, MD 21401 or via e-mail at Broadfording to begin accepting registrations.

Broadfording to begin accepting registrations

Broadfording Christian Academy will begin accepting registrations for the 2006-07 school year on Feb. 1.

The academy is accredited through the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and the Association of Christian Schools International.


For an information packet or to make an appointment to tour the school, call 301-797-8886.

Students earn spots on music ensembles

Fourteen Washington County Public Schools secondary students auditioned for and earned spots on several all-state music ensembles.

Students competed for limited spaces in the ensembles through a competitive process.Selected were:

Senior Women's Chorus - Emily Myers and Erica Hernandez, both of Clear Spring High School

Senior Mixed Chorus - Stacy Ingraham, Ed Schubel and Braden Myers of Williamsport High School, Zack Nelson of Clear Spring High School and Adam Taylor of Boonsboro High School.

Junior Chorus - Kelsi Phillips of Williamsport High School and Malea Snyder, Gavin Myers, Sam Myers and Zachary Repp of Clear Spring High School.

Senior Band - Quinn Gelestino of North Hagerstown High School and Adam Stephens of Boonsboro High School.

Fifth annual College Goal Sunday slated for Feb. 12

The Maryland Higher Education Commission will join students, parents and financial aid professionals for the fifth annual College Goal Sunday on Feb. 12 at 2 p.m. at various locations around the state.

College Goal Sunday is a one-day event to help students complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), the financial aid form required by most colleges, universities and private career schools for scholarships, grants and loans.

In Western Maryland, the event will be at Hood College in Frederick, Frostburg State University and Allegany College of Maryland in Cumberland.

For information, call 410-260-4565 or go to

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