Boonsboro band performs well

November 08, 2011|Kristy Smith | Around Boonsboro
  • Senior Drum Major Kacey Clark of the Boonsboro High School Marching Band was named best drum major at the Atlantic Coast Championships over the weekend.
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The Boonsboro High School Marching Band had a good showing at this past weekend’s Atlantic Coast Championships as a bronze medal finalist.  

Senior Drum Major Kacey Clark was named Best Drum Major for the second year in a row, and received a scholarship.  

Congratulations to this hardworking bunch, and the dedicated staff and parents who work tirelessly to support them. Shout out to Mr. Socks and the Warrior Band.

Thanksgiving dinner

Boonsboro Bible Church will host a community Thanksgiving dinner Thursday, Nov. 24, from noon to 4 p.m. The dinner is free and open to the public.

The church is at 6741 Old National Pike in Boonsboro.

For more information, call 240-818-8469.

Yearbooks available

The 2010-11 BHS yearbooks have finally arrived. Students can pick up yearbooks before or after school or at lunchtime. Graduates and students who have moved away can pick up their copy in the front office or from Mrs. Dyer in room C26.  

Sales for this year’s book will begin in a couple of weeks.

Craft show

Valley Craft Network will hold its 30th annual Holiday Studio Tour and Open House.  Eight local craft persons will open their studios Nov. 19 and 20 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  The public is invited.

The self-guided tours include the Pottery at Searchwell, JRW Creations, M4Studios, Catoctin Pottery, Catepetl Art Studio, Kiparoo Farm Studio, Saville Sawmill and the terra cotta clay of Jennifer Bernhard Hatfield.  

For additional information, go to

United Flight 93 discussed

Lots of interesting programs at the library this week.

“Who Shot Down Flight 93?” will be presented by Warren Gray on Thursday from 6 to 9:30 p.m.


United Flight 93 was the last airliner to crash on Sept. 11, 2001, the famous flight of heroes who stormed the cockpit to stop the terrorist pilots.

The presentation examines the Flight 93 mystery based on physical and forensic evidence, photos, video clips and eyewitness testimony to determine whether Flight 93 was actually shot down.

To register, call 301-432-5723.

Gaming day

The American Library Association’s National Gaming Day will be celebrated Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Boonsboro Free Library. The community room will be set up with board games and the ‘Wii’ will be in action. The event is for all ages and families are welcome. Call the library at 301-432-5723 to register.

“The Doctor is In” on Tuesday, Nov. 15, when Dr. William F. Bodenheimer discusses dementia. Call the library at 301-432-5723 to register.

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