Around Halfway

June 03, 2009|By JAMIE SHEKELS / 301-331-4885

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School's out for summer!

Students attending Washington County Schools celebrated their last day of the 2008-09 school year Wednesday. Congratulations, graduates and many well wishes to all of the students, teachers, faculty and staff.

Freaky Fridays

Starting Friday, the Jonathan Hager House will host Freaky First Fridays. Is the Hager House haunted? Candlelit tours will be held the first Friday of the month beginning at 9 p.m. Reservations are required. Tour times may vary around sunset. One tour will be held each evening. The tour costs $3 per person. For more information, go to

Living Well Expo to be held at mall

The Living Well Expo will be Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Valley Mall. Free information, screenings and entertainment will be available. The Washington County Health Department will offer blood pressure screenings, diabetic paper screen, sun damage analysis, cancer programs, stop smoking for life, HIV prevention, solutions for weight loss and other activities. Children's events are planned, too.


For more information, call 301-582-0700.

Golf tournament to benefit South High

The South Hagerstown High School Alumni Association and the Sports Boosters Club will co-sponsor a golf tournament Thursday, June 11, at Beaver Creek Country Club.

The proceeds will benefit the athletic programs at the school, fund scholarships, provide uniforms and a mentoring program at the school.

The golf tournament will start at 8:30 a.m. with a shotgun start. It will be a best-ball format.

If you can't play in the tournament, you can make a donation. For a $10 donation, your name will be placed in the program and you will have helped a student receive a scholarship.

Entry forms are available in the main office at South High, in the pro shop at Beaver Creek Country Club and online at www.shhsrebelalumni/org.


Washington County Public Schools will hold registration for prekindergarten and kindergarten classes for the 2009-10 school year Monday, June 15. Contact your local school for hours and locations.

Class of 1974

The South Hagerstown High School class of 1974 will hold its 35-year reunion Saturday, Aug. 15, at Beaver Creek Country Club.

An informal social is planned Friday, Aug. 14, at the 10th Inning Funkstown Tavern in Funkstown.

Any member (and guest) of any other SHHS graduating class may also attend the Friday evening event (food and beverage on your own) and/or the Saturday evening indoor barbecue dinner at a cost of $30 per person.

A five-day cruise from Baltimore to Bermuda is also planned for Oct. 31.

Class members who have not received a letter, or anyone who has questions or interest in cruising to Bermuda, should contact Karen (Kline) Luther at 301-964-5137; send e-mail to; or go to www.shhsrebelalumni/org.

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