Eastern Elementary names Citizens of Month

February 22, 2012|Darylene Mowen | Around Smithsburg & Robinwood

Eastern Elementary School named its Citizens of the Month for November.

The students honored are Zaki Sohrab, Zachary Malasky, Alaijah Parker, Rachel Barnes, Carlin Blash, Kalea Wilson, Hailey Chaney, Hiba Sheikh, Mayson Deighton, Abigail Dodson, Chloe Nines, Abbey Harsh, Greg Gaines, Lauren Koontz, Ashlyne Noffsinger, Billie Kidd, Aleks Freeman and Drew Talbert

Cascade Elementary

Cascade Elementary School celebrated its February Character Counts! trait of trustworthiness on Feb. 16. Students nominated were invited to a luncheon with the counselor and their parents and received a certificate, pin and pencil.

The students honored are Garret Routzahn, Xavier Guerin, John Edward Ashbaugh, Cory Bare, Morgan Seal, Addie McCracken, Jalen Hebron, Abby Kittel, Bayley Pryor, Olivia Penwell, Arwen Aguilera and Annsley Fulgham.

Ballroom dance set for Friday

Clare Domer will hold a ballroom dance Thursday from 7 to 10 p.m. at Morris Frock Post 42 American Legion on Northern Avenue in Hagerstown.  Admission costs $5 per person. 


Senior site

Smithsburg senior site calendar: 

  • Wednesday — Bingo; bring prizes to share, 10 a.m. 
  • Friday — Birthday luncheon, 11:30 a.m.
  • Monday, Feb. 27 — Word search and chair exercise, 10 a.m.

HCC student group collecting prom dresses

Students in the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society at Hagerstown Community College are collecting donations for their upcoming Prom Apparel Gala, which will be held in March. The deadline was recently extended through March 2.

The student honor society is asking that students, staff, faculty and local community members donate new or used prom dresses, shoes, and wraps. Donated items will be sold to the public at low, affordable costs during the gala. The gala will be held Friday, March 16, from 4:30 to 7 p.m., on HCC’s main campus.

Proceeds will be used to fund the annual student trip to the National Phi Theta Kappa Conference.

Donations will be accepted Friday and again on Friday, March 2, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day, in the lobby of the Learning Resource Center on HCC’s main campus. Donations will also be accepted from 4 to 6 p.m. on March 2 in the same location.

For more information, contact club adviser Sherry Donovan at 240-500-2658, or email

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