Around Smithsburg and Robinwood

June 04, 2008|By DARYLENE MOWEN

Dance party

A Jim Powers ballroom dance party will be Friday from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Maugansville Ruritan building on Maugans Avenue in Maugansville. Admission is $4.

Pen Mar Park

The Headliners will be the featured band Sunday at Pen Mar Park from 2 to 5 p.m. Over the years it has become the most requested band at the park. This variety band performs throughout the area for various dance clubs and organizations, always to record crowds.

Spanish class

A free Spanish class for students entering grades 3 to 6 will be offered at the Smithsburg Library from June 23 to 27 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Pre-registration is required. To register, call 301-844-7722.


Cascade Elementary

Students nominated as Good Citizens for April and May were honored May 14 for displaying the good character traits of caring and citizenship:

Kindergarten, Ms. Redden - Caring, Aidan McCoy and Brendon Scott; Citizenship, Lindsey Aughinbaugh, Jordan Ingram and Hannah Spinks.

Grade 1, Mrs. Black - Caring, Mya Williams, Faith Mascoll and Zachary Rowe; Citizenship, Loran Kauffman, Destiny Crouse and Amanda Keller.

Grade 2, Mrs. Coleman - Caring, Emily Mandarino and Sierra Heaton; Citizenship, Mason Stull and Nicole Pettway.

Grade 3, Mrs. Bowers - Caring, Erin Rines and Tyler Rowe; Citizenship, Hunter Ingram, Emma Protsch and Jesse Kauffman.

Grade 4, Mr. Novinger - Caring, Brittney Anders, Cyndal Flanagan, Kaitlynn Fox and Anna Hardy; Citizenship, Connor McCoy, Tanner Minnick and Shane Pettway.

Grade 5, Mrs. Madigan - Caring, Justin Messner and Rachel Toms; Citizenship, Dale Miller Jr. and Tatiana Rodriguez.

Art, Mrs. Meyland - Caring, Jason Smith Jr. Grade 3 and Savana Bucklew, Grade 5; Citizenship, Fiona Flanagan and Journey Smith, kindergarten.

Smithsburg Middle

Today - Grade 8 Recognition Ceremony, 9:15 a.m.; Last day for students, dismissal 1pm.

Twenty-seven students completed the 25 Book Challenge. Three students read 50 books. Thank you for all the community support that enabled us to reward those students.

In April, more than 315 students traveled to North Hagerstown High School to participate in the Washington County Large Ensemble Festival. Smithsburg Middle was represented by the seventh-grade chorus, seventh- and eighth-grade orchestra, sixth-grade band, seventh-grade band and eighth-grade band. Each group received the highest ratings of Superior and Excellent. The music department thanks the administration, teachers and staff for their support and cooperation. Congratulations to all for representing Smithsburg Middle with such pride and musical talent!!! Bravo!!!


Call 301-331-5683, fax 301-582-3047, or e-mail Thanks for this week's input.

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