Around Halfway

November 06, 2008|By JAMIE SHEKELS / 301-331-4885

Lincolnshire Elementary recognizes students

Students at Lincolnshire Elementary were recognized for Character Counts! traits for the month of September. Students were honored for displaying the six pillars of character. For their efforts, the students received a certificate, pencil, eraser and bookmark. Students and parents were also treated to an ice cream party.

The students are as follows:

Prekindergarten - Roman Cerezo, Izabell Ortiz, Nathan Clingan, Julie Mills

Kindergarten - Aaron McKay, Ashanti Garvin, Max Hudson, Makenna Kemp, Cavin Coates, TaShayla Mitchell

First grade - Dixon Hernandez, Cheyenne Fink, Brandan Myers, Alexandra Noll, Elijah Quamina-Stevenson, Sarah Dorre, Nathan Myers, Ke'majha Worrell

Second grade - Simeon Cerezo, Chloe Leatherman, A.J. Norris, Brionna Allen, Jacob Frey, Kaitlyn Bradley, Joshua Linn, Monica Becker

Third grade - Alec Adams, Sara Shoemaker, Isaiah Jones, Ryan McLaughlin, David Wilson, Courtney Ruppenthal, Matjam Rodriguez, Ayshe Govkharova

Fourth grade - Gavin Thompson, Jazmen Oree, Christopher Snyder, Madison Gaines, Justin Knode, Alyssa Sweitzer, Marcus Smith, Madison Straley


Fifth grade - Brae Peck, Ikia Saunders, Jeremiah Rodriguez, Abigail Wheatley, Sam Hudson, Alissa Clark, Bryce Ruppenthal, Wendy Smith.

Pancake breakfast

Halfway Cub Scout Pack 36 will host a pancake breakfast Saturday at St. Joseph's Catholic Church on Virginia Avenue. Doors open at 7 a.m. Breakfast will be served until 11 a.m. For more information, call 301-223-8325.

Santa arrives

Could it be? Santa Claus making his way to Halfway? It is true. Santa will arrive at Valley Mall Saturday for the festivities. Raggedy Ann and Andy will be in the Sears Court of the mall for some "Toy Time Fun" at 9:45 a.m. Then, Santa arrives aboard the Valley Mall Express at 10 a.m. There will be a parade to Valley Mall Junction at Center Court for music, food and fun. For more information, call the customer service center at 301-582-0700.

Hager House

The Jonathan Hager House and Museum will hold a weekend of Hager House tours, scavenger hunt and colonial craftmaking. Events will be held on Saturday, Nov. 15, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 16, from 1 to 5 p.m. Family admission costs $5. For more information, go to on the Web.

Gridiron Classic

The Gridiron Classic will be Friday at 7 p.m. at School Stadium at South Hagerstown High School. This is the annual football game between the North Hagerstown High Hubs and the South Hagerstown High Rebels.

At the end of the game, the mayor will present the trophy to the winning team to be kept at their school throughout the year.

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