Around Smithsburg and Robinwood

June 24, 2006|by Darylene Ford

Contemporary worship service

At Covenant Presbyterian Church, the Sanctuary and Liturgy Teams will sponsor a new worship experience. The service will be contemporary in nature and will include contemporary music, drama, and video. The service will be informal and geared to those who desire a nontraditional worship experience.

Pen Mar Park

Twilight 3+1 will be featured this Sunday at Pen Mark Park. This highly popular band performed for many years throughout the Tri-State area; having played for many dance clubs and events. They retired several years ago; however, they have always performed in June at Pen Mar Park. This is the only place and the only time you will truly enjoy this excellent group from Winchester, Va.

Smithsburg Senior Site

Monday, June 26 - Exercise at 9:30 a.m.; Uno or dominoes at 10 a.m.

Tuesday, June 27 - Van stop at shopping center at 9:30 a.m.; Bingo at 10 a.m.


Wednesday, June 28 - "Easy Summer Meals" and Exercise with Helen House at 10:15 a.m.

Thursday, June 29 - Birthday Luncheon at 11:30 a.m.

Friday, June 30 - Exercise at 9:30 a.m.; UNO or Dominos at 10 a.m.

Sports Hall of Fame

The following Smithsburg High School seniors will receive awards at the Washington County Sports Hall of Fame banquet on July 15:

Aaron Steiner $1,000 Golf Scholarship, Brandon Shaeffer.

Franklin (Wimp) Hamburg $1,000 Scholarship, Teonna Jewell.

Charles Wisz $1,000 Hall of Fame Scholarship, Kenzie Bowen.

Sarah (Skip) Ward Outstanding Athlete of Year Award, Shannon Fowkes.

Steve Shifflett and Dirk Schultz will be inducted into the Washington County Sports Hall of Fame at the July 15 banquet at the Elks Lodge on Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown. Social hour will start at 6 p.m., followed by dinner and Awards at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20. Call Gregg Delaney at 240-675-1228 or Pat Steiner 301-733-5152.

Cascade Elementary

The Bookmobile will visit the school on Wednesday, June 28, from 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m and will be at the former Fort Ritchie from 10:30 to 11 a.m.

Old Forge Elementary

Students who exhibited the six pillars of character - responsibility, trustworthiness, citizenship, caring, fairness, and respect - received a certificate, had their picture taken for the Character Counts! bulletin board, and were allowed to do some special activities.

Reipients for March were: Joseph Allen-Cole, Jennifer Barnes, Joshua Bloyer, Ryan Bolton, Lindsay Clopper, Jennifer Daniels, Shane Deal, Amber Cupre. Morgan Fraser, Madalyn Gardenour, Seth Garnand, Kyle Geblein, Bolin Green, Jon-Michael Gardenhour, Seth Garnard, Kyle Geblein, Colin Green, Jon-Michael Harbaugh, Haley Henry, Mattie Hoover, Taylor Jensen, Catie Jeter, kade Knodle, Ruthann Kreun, Jacob Lawrence, Travis Little, Trevor Madsen, Jacob Matthews, Alexandra Maust, Erin Mettille, Frank Milhram, Hope Miller, Prston Miller, Joel Musser, Freya Nance, Brooke Parks, Alex Partlow, Samanatha Partlow, Taylor Remsburg, Owen Ridenour, Andrew Robinette, Cara Smith, Madison Taylor, Jenna Wallace and Zachary Wolf.

Smithsburg Elementary

Kindergarten update - Subject to Board of Education budget approval, the school is planning to have three full-day kindergarten classes next fall. Parents will be notified as soon as it is official.

The next Pre-K and kindergarten registration will be on Wednesday, July 12. Remember to bring immnunization records, your child's birth certificate, Social Security card, and proof of residence.

Smithsburg Middle School

Congratulations to Anna Baldasarre, state level winner, for her short story "Thanksgiving in Ohio" and Samantha Burnette, honorable mention, for her poem, "Night Gallop."


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