Around Williamsport

October 08, 2008|By JOAN KNODE / 301-223-7229

Blue Band places first at band tournament

The WHS Blue Band placed first in last weekend's Tournament of Bands at South Hagerstown High School. The band scored 78.45 out of 100 points.

The next compettion will be Saturday at Schuykill Haven High School in Pennsylvania. Tickets can be purchased at the gate or through band director Robert Stike at

Girls basketball clinic

A girls basketball clinic for grades six to eight will be held at Williamsport Elementary School. A clinic for grades six and seven will be Mondays, Oct. 13, 20 and 27, from 8 to 9 p.m.; a clinic for grades seven and eight will be Wednesdays, Oct. 15, 22 and 29, from 8 to 9 p.m.

On Friday, Oct. 17, clinics will be held for grade six from 6 to 7 p.m.; grade seven from 7 to 8 p.m.; and grade eight from 8 to 9 p.m. For more information, call 301-991-4348.


Basket deal

A WHS Longaberger basket will be on sale at the pancake breakfast at homecoming on Oct. 18. The basket is the Desk Pal, protector, WHS Pewter Paw Tags and Silver tangle tag for $75.79.

To order, contact Shirley Divelbliss at 301- 797-3866 or Courtney Plume at 301-223-1351.

Costume event

A costume dinner dance, sponsored by Williamsport United Methodist Youth, will be Saturday, Oct. 25, from 6 to 10 p.m. in the church'a fellowship hall with music by DJ "Swinging Dave Moyer." Tickets cost $10 each. Call Diana Church at 301-223-7040. The church is at 25 E. Church St.

Class of 1953

The WHS class of 1953 will hold its 55th class reunion starting at noon Saturday at Western Sizzlin on Halfway Boulevard.

Class of 1959

WHS Class of 1959 is planning its 50-year reunion for 2009. For more information, call Glenn "Skip" Malott at 301-223-9181.

Nominations sought for annual banquet

Scholarship nominations for the Williamsport Women and Girls in Sports Banquet should be submitted no later than Nov. 1.

Individual awards and scholarships are given to the female athletes who attend schools in the Williamsport district.

Forms can be obtained at any of the following schools: Williamsport High School, Springfield Middle School, Williamsport Elementary, Fountain Rock Elementary and Hickory Elementary online at or by contacting Cheryl Wilkes at 301-223-9094.

The Williamsport Women and Girls in Sports Banquet will be Feb. 8 at the Williamsport Fire Hall.

Merchants plan Halloween event

Williamsport merchants are planning something special for Halloween this year.

On Friday, Oct. 31, from 6 to 10 p.m., there will be carnival-type games at shops, a costume contest with prizes for the winners, pumpkin decorating and a hayride.

If you would like to volunteer, call Bruce Logan at 240-329-4286.

Happy birthday

Happy birthday to our grandson, Trevor Jon Knode. He turns 9 years old today.

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