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August 3, 2009
WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. -- The Lenfest Foundation has awarded Lenfest College Scholarships to eight Franklin County high school juniors. The students will receive up to $12,000 per year for four years of attendance at an approved and accredited U.S. college or university. The Franklin County students are among 24 high school juniors honored by the Lenfest Foundation. The students are selected in their junior year so the foundation can offer counseling on the college admissions and financial aid application processes.
NEWS
January 28, 2003
SAT opportunitites available to Tri-State students So maybe you slept in last Saturday. Weren't up for the SAT test. Don't worry. There are three remaining opportunities to take the SAT in the Tri-State area this spring: Saturday, April 5 (Regular registration deadline is Feb. 28.) Maryland: Williamsport High School, Williamsport Pennsylvania: Chambersburg Area Senior High School, Chambersburg Saturday, May 3 (Regular registration deadline is March 28.)
NEWS
by JENNIFER FITCH | June 6, 2006
A group of Waynesboro (Pa.) Area Senior High School seniors attempts to keep their hands clasped during the finale of a game of Red Rover in Waynesboro's Memorial Park this week. Graduation is scheduled for 6:30 tonight.
NEWS
by RIC DUGAN / Staff Photographer | February 9, 2007
Megan Daley, a student at Waynesboro (Pa.) Area Senior High School, twirls the flag during a Thursday night practice for the Waynesboro Indoor Guard. The guard was practicing for upcoming performances, including the Waynesboro Indoor Guard competition at the high school on Feb. 24
NEWS
By ASHLEY HARTMAN | September 30, 2007
WAYNESBORO, Pa. - The sound of drums resonated in the distance Saturday as nine marching bands performed before a packed stadium at the Waynesboro Area Senior High School Band Showcase. The purpose of the event is "to have fun and to have a place for bands to play for a band-only audience," said Patrick McNamee, Waynesboro Area Senior High School's band director. McNamee added that the showcase was not a competition, but rewarded each band with a percentage of the proceeds, which was $350 to each band last year.
NEWS
By ASHLEY HARTMAN | September 29, 2007
WAYNESBORO, Pa. - The sound of drums resonated in the distance Saturday as nine marching bands performed before a packed stadium at the Waynesboro Area Senior High School Band Showcase. The purpose of the event is "to have fun and to have a place for bands to play for a band-only audience," said Patrick McNamee, Waynesboro Area Senior High School's band director. McNamee added that the showcase was not a competition, but rewarded each band with a percentage of the proceeds, which was $350 to each band last year.
NEWS
January 27, 2003
SUMMERDALE, Pa. - Members of the chapter of the Future Business Leaders of America from the Franklin County Career and Technology Center attended the organization's Region 26 Leadership Conference on Jan. 13 at Central Pennsylvania College at Summerdale. Senior Megan Sheaffer of Shippensburg Area High School competed in Business Communication. Seniors Jessica Couch, Chambersburg Area Senior High School, and Alesia Smith, Waynesboro Area High School, competed in Desktop Publishing as a Team.
EDUCATION
June 3, 2011
The following local students received degrees May 14 from Grove City College: • Zachary Kinley received a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering. Kinley is a 2006 graduate of Waynesboro (Pa.) Area Senior High School. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Mark Kinley of Waynesboro. • Julie Lane received a Bachelor of Science degree in molecular biology. Lane is a 2007 graduate of Chapelgate Christian Academy. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Lane of Mount Airy, Md.
NEWS
January 28, 2005
GREENCASTLE, Pa. - The Greencastle-Antrim School District will host the Franklin-Fulton County Band Festival on Saturday at 2 p.m. in the high school auditorium. The guest conductor for the high school band will be Lewes Peddell of Gettysburg College. Trever Famulare of Shippensburg University will conduct the junior high band. Participating schools include: Chambersburg Area Senior H.S., Fannett-Metal Jr.-Sr. High School, Forbes Road Junior-Senior High School, Greencastle-Antrim High School, Greencastle-Antrim Middle School, J. Frank Faust Junior High School, James Buchanan High School, James Buchanan Middle School, McConnellsburg High School, Mercersburg Academy, Scotland School for Veterans Children Southern Fulton High School, Waynesboro Area Middle School Waynesboro Area Senior High School and Corpus Christi.
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By JENNIFER FITCH | waynesboro@herald-mail.com | August 26, 2013
The new faces at Waynesboro Area Senior High School on Monday were not just the freshmen. The school, which started classes Monday for the 2013-14 school year, has 11 new teachers, as well as a new principal and assistant principal. “Things seem to be going well,” Principal Steve Pappas said at lunchtime. Pappas, who is moving from York, Pa., said he appreciated hearing feedback from staff members who have been with the school district longer. He said that feedback about the start of school was positive, with the guidance office reporting fewer-than-average scheduling glitches.
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By JENNIFER FITCH | waynesboro@herald-mail.com | June 11, 2013
Steven E. Pappas took a tour of Waynesboro Area Senior High School on Tuesday, just minutes after he was hired as the building's new principal. The school board approved hiring Pappas, of York, Pa., at an annual salary of $87,500. He replaces Chris Dennis, who will return to a teaching position. Pappas told the board he and his wife, Davia, hope to build a home in the Waynesboro area. “We're excited. ... It's very positive,” he said. Pappas has been an assistant principal in the West Shore School District since 2008.
NEWS
By JENNIFER FITCH | waynesboro@herald-mail.com | April 2, 2013
A child exploitation investigation involving a former Chambersburg Area Senior High School teacher so far has not indicated he perpetrated any physical sex crimes against victims, the lead investigator said Tuesday. Jeffrey Schmutzler was arrested March 21 at his Fayetteville, Pa., home by federal agents. The Spanish teacher submitted his resignation Tuesday morning, according to school officials. Schmutzler remains incarcerated on charges of receipt and possession of child pornography.
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By BILL KOHLER | billk@herald-mail.com | January 17, 2013
Ask any parent of a teenager about what keeps them up at night and there's usually plenty of answers, including how to pay for their child's college education. Thanks to the annual Financial Aid Night on Thursday night at Waynesboro Area Senior High School, some parents might be sleeping a little better these days. The high school's counseling department presented the event, which drew about 100 people to the high school's auditorium. Several dozen students were in the audience, but most were parents trying to get a clearer picture of the routes available to them as their children head off to a postsecondary education.
NEWS
By ROXANN MILLER | roxann.miller@herald-mail.com | January 3, 2013
Hitting the books after a fun-filled winter break packed with holiday magic can be a bit of a let down, but one Waynesboro Area Senior High School junior has the high school buzzing with excitement. Hannah-Kate Schlegel, 17, hatched an idea last summer to cultivate school spirit and have students kicking up their heels at the same time with a January dance. As her senior project, Hannah-Kate came up with the idea to resurrect the high school's Snow Ball defunct for several decades.
NEWS
By JENNIFER FITCH | waynesboro@herald-mail.com | October 23, 2012
The Waynesboro Area School Board on Tuesday authorized settling out of court a lawsuit connected with the renovation and expansion of Waynesboro Area Senior High School three years ago. The school board voted unanimously to spend $1.14 million to settle the lawsuit with Lobar Inc., Herre Bros Inc. and EI Associates. In making the motion to settle, board member Chris Lind identified the expense as “an amount lower than the balance due on the contract.” “It's a fair amount,” Solicitor James Flower said of the reason for settling.
EDUCATION
July 16, 2012
The One Mountain Foundation awarded five $1,000 scholarships over the past two months.  The recipients were Kortney D. Davis, Living Word Academy in Blue Ridge Summit, Pa.; Susannah A. Marshall, Waynesboro (Pa.) Area Senior High School; Reuben E. Scalese, Catoctin High School, Thurmont, Md.; Sarah C. Stayer, Smithsburg High School; and Alexandra P. Yeager, Fairfield (Pa.) Area High School.  Four of the five awardees plan to study to become doctors or nurses.   This is the first year for the One Mountain Foundation to have a scholarship program to recognize students from the schools serving the mountaintop communities of Cascade, Pen Mar and Sabillasville in Maryland, and Blue Ridge Summit, Fairfield and Fountaindale in Pennsylvania, and the corresponding areas surrounding those communities.  Scholarship eligibility criteria included acceptance at an accredited school or accredited certification program, academic achievement, community involvement and residence in one of the elementary school districts that serves the mountaintop communities.
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