Responsible students get ice cream sundaes

January 13, 2012|Harry Nogle | Around Sharpsburg & Keedysville
  • Sharpsburg Elementary School named its Golden Table students. Front row, from left, Hayden Mentzer, Kylie Sparks, Crystal Lamb, Vadalyn Clark, Brianna Barnhart and Kali Mahoney. Back row, Brady Ingram, Steven Hamilla, Avery Poffenberger, Jared Smith and Katie Neff. Not pictured: Katie Wrote, Madeline Powell and Elizabeth Smith.
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Sharpsburg Elementary School nominated 14 students for exemplifying all the character traits of a responsible student. These students enjoyed lunch at the Golden Table with counselor Jacklyn Kinzer, eating ice cream sundaes to celebrate their accomplishments.  

Legion members hand out oranges

Sharpsburg American Legion Post 236 continued the holiday tradition of giving students and staff oranges and candy canes for Christmas. The Legionnaires said they were impressed with the enthusiasm and behavior of the students at Sharpsburg Elementary School.                   

Sharpsburg Elementary celebrates Sprit Day

Students and staff will wear clothes inside out or backward today for Spirit Day. Today is also Bank Day and the Good News Club will meet after school.

A blood drive will be held at the school from 2 to 7 p.m. Friday.  Prekindergarten, kindergarten and first-graders will be rescreened for hearing and vision Jan. 17.  

A PTA after-school special will be held Jan. 19.

The Battle of the Books Club will meet and practice Jan. 19 and 26.  

The Good News Club will meet again Jan. 27.

Ruritan to hold potpie dinner  

District 12 Ruritan, at the corner of Manor Church and Breathedsville roads, will hold an all-you-can-eat potpie dinner Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. or sold out.  

The menu includes chicken and beef potpie, choice of applesauce or coleslaw, roll, and tea or coffee. Desserts will be sold. Tickets cost $7 for adults  and $3.50 for children.

For more information, call 301-582-1005.

Farm management offered for women

The University of Maryland will conduct Annie’s Project at the Washington County Extension office near Sharpsburg. Annie’s Project is an eight-session course focusing on the many aspects of farm management and is designed to empower women in overall farm  decision-making and to build local networks throughout the state.

The target audience is farmwomen with a passion for business, agriculture and involvement in the farm operation. Topics for the sessions cover the five areas of risk management — production, marketing, financial, legal risk and human resources.

The course is open to anyone interested in farm management practices. The cost, including meals and materials, is $75. Register by Jan. 25. Space is limited. Classes begin Jan. 25

For more information, call 410-758-0166, or go to

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