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School briefs

November 27, 2006

School system to offer podcasts at antpod.com



Washington County Public Schools is partnering with Antietam Cable Television and The Herald-Mail Co. to present weekly audio interviews on podcasts, according to a press release from the school system.

The interviews will be posted at www.antpod.com, according to the release.

Called "WCPS One on One," the podcasts will include interviews with Board of Education members, students and staff. The five-minute interviews will be hosted by Will Kauffman.

Board President Ed Forrest will be the first featured guest; he will talk about the impact of growth on schools.




Food drive to be held at Northern Middle



The Student Government Association of Northern Middle School is conducting a canned food drive through Dec. 6, according to a Washington County Public Schools press release.

Association representatives have asked all sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade students, school staff, parents and community residents to donate to the effort, according to the release.

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The food will be given to the Salvation Army in Hagerstown.

For information, call 301-766-8258.




North High, Smithsburg to host aid seminars



A financial aid seminar, "Building Blocks for Receiving the Maximum Financial Aid," will be Tuesday at North Hagerstown High School and Thursday, Dec. 21, at Smithsburg High School.

Each seminar will run from 7 to 9 p.m. and is sponsored by Hagerstown Trust Co.




HCC to host holiday movie, Santa visits



The Student Government Association at Hagerstown Community College will host a free holiday movie and visit from Santa Claus on Friday, Dec. 15, at 5:30 p.m.

The movie, "A Christmas Story," will be shown at HCC's Kepler Theater at 7 p.m. Children and adults can have their picture taken with Santa from 5:30 to 6:45 p.m.

For information, call 301-790-2800, ext. 225.




Meet the Warriors Night set for Thursday



BOONSBORO - Meet the Warriors Night for winter sports will be Thursday in the Boonsboro High School gymnasium.

Doors will open at 6:30 p.m., when the Boonsboro Athletic Boosters will have Warrior Wear and membership applications available. The membership includes half-price entry to all regular season Boonsboro High School home sporting events.

There also will be applications available to buy Boonsboro Warrior license plates.

The program, which will include the introduction of all high school winter sports athletes, begins at 7 p.m.

The Boonsboro Athletic Boosters is a nonprofit organization that provides uniforms, equipment, and field upgrades as well as other items essential for the athletic programs to continue to exist.

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