School briefs

March 13, 2006

Students jump rope to raise money for heart disease

KNOXVILLE, Md. - Students at Pleasant Valley Elementary School participated in the American Heart Association's Jump Rope for Heart last month.

More than 150 students raised a total of $10,031 to help fight heart disease. It was the second year in a row that the school effort passed the $10,000 mark.

The top fundraisers were third-grader Rebecca Warren and fourth-grader Maeve Windsor, who each collected $360.

Pleasant Valley students recognized as good citizens

KNOXVILLE, Md. - Pleasant Valley Elementary School announced its Good Citizens and Most Improved Citizens for February.

Students recognized were Erin Brennan, Jonathan Clark, Danielle Gallupe, Corey Gibson, Jacob Hagy, Bryan Hook, Taylor Itnyre, Joshua James, Kemper Jenkins, Evan Kerr, Nicholas Kidwell, Ayla Kimball, Jacob King, Hanna Miller, Briana Patterson, Ean Stine, Hannah Stewart, Hannah Violet, Alexus Warner, Sierra Wesmiller, Alex Wetzel and Dalton Woods.


Hedgesville High School seeking outstanding alumni

HEDGESVILLE, W.Va. - The Hedgesville High School Alumni Association is accepting nominations for the association's outstanding alumni.

Nominees must be graduates of the school and make outstanding contributions in their field of work, their community and their personal achievements.

Nominations are due by April 8 and should include the reason for the nomination, list of achievements, the year of graduation and a cover letter with the name and contact information of the person making the nomination.

The award will be presented May 27 at the annual Hedgesville High School Alumni banquet.

Nominations may be mailed or hand delivered to Outstanding Alumni 2006, c/o Chairperson Ruth Lord Hill, 401 W. Burke St., Martinsburg, WV 25401.

Students may apply to attend Regional Math/Science Center

FROSTBURG, Md. - Eligible students will have the opportunity to attend the Frostburg State University Regional Math/Science Center this summer to develop the skills necessary for admission into and completion of college programs that will lead to careers in math and science.

Students will be exposed to hands-on laboratory and field-based experiments. In addition to academics, students will participate in recreational activities and field trips.

The program is funded by a grant from the United States Department of Education and is free to all participating students.

For information and an application packet, call the Regional Math/Science Center office at 800-646-6004 or 301-687-4295, or go to

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