July 9, 2004
GREENCASTLE, Pa. - The Greencastle-Antrim School District recently was selected as one of 50 National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Explorer Schools (NES) in a national competitive process, according to a news release from the Greencastle-Antrim Foundation. Greencastle-Antrim will have a three-year partnership with NASA designed to bring NASA's mathematics, science and technology learning to educators, students, and families, the release said. While partnered with NASA, the Greencastle-Antrim NES team will acquire and use new teaching resources and technology tools for grades seven through nine using NASA's content, experts and other resources.
April 10, 2011
A total of 353 tickets were sold to the “Waynesboro’s Got Talent” talent show and about $1,500 was raised Saturday for the nonprofit Communities That Care, according to organizer K. Marilyn Smith. Twenty acts performed at the event, which featured Jeb Keller of Waynesboro as the master of ceremonies, and judges Caroline Dean, Gerald Kowallis and Jennifer Vanderau. Results: Elementary school First place — Maggie Dennis Second place — Leah Morgan Third place — Andy Barkdoll Middle school First place — Erica Orndorff Second place — Courtney Sprading Third place — Trista Taylor High school First place — James Barciz Second place — Ben Dennis Third place — Taylor Davis
March 6, 2007
BOONSBORO - Wyldlife, a club for middle school youngsters, will be at the gym at Benevola United Methodist Church on Friday, March 23, from 7:30 to 9 p.m. A branch of Young Life International, Wyldlife is a nonprofit organization designed to make a positive impact on the lives of young people. Young Life reaches out to high school students and Wyldlife is geared toward middle school students. All middle schoolers in grades six through eight are invited to join Wyldlife for a free evening of music, entertainment, extreme games, and other activities.
March 25, 2012
Washington County Public Schools will hold the Western Maryland Large Ensemble Assessment Festival at North Hagerstown High School on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, and at South Hagerstown High School on Wednesday. The festival will feature and adjudicate music ensembles from every secondary school and a few elementary schools. The schedule is as follows: • Tuesday - Middle and high school orchestra assessment at North High • Wednesday - Middle school chorus assessment at South High • Thursday - High school band assessment at North High • Friday - Middle school band assessment at North High Specific times can be found at the board of education website at www.wcps.k12.md.us/depts_programs/fine_arts/index.html .
July 13, 2008
On May 10, Broadfording Christian Academy students in the middle school drama and music departments charmed an audience by performing "The Big Bad Musical: A Howling Courtroom Comedy. " The setting was in a courtroom in the Enchanted Forest, where the Big Bad Wolf (James Coe) had been slapped with a class-action lawsuit from the storybook characters, the Fairy Godmother (Annie Hunt), Little Red Riding Hood (Lana McDowell), Grandmother Hood (Isabel Divinagracia), the Three Little Pigs (Tyler Wyand, Hannah Chapman, Haley Gray)
May 3, 2010
The elementary and middle school music and drama classes presented "Hans Bronson's Gold Medal Mission" April 9 at Broadfording Christian Academy. The musical was about Olympic contender Hans Bronson, a brawny and strong athlete, who learned that a strong physical body is no substitute for a strong spiritual relationship with Jesus Christ. The cast consisted of the following middle school students: Mrs. Finch (Rayna Wallace); Timmy Thompson (Zachary Campagna); Frankie (Austin Dominguez)
February 26, 2009
Sydny Boney and Tim Ferguson participate in an art class at Contemporary School of the Arts and Gallery in Hagerstown. Morgan Ballard, the instructor, was teaching basic-drawing class Feb. 14 at the gallery. He has been volunteering at the gallery for about a year. Basic drawing is for beginners, ages 9 to middle school. The next class will be Saturday from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The gallery is at 4 W. Franklin St.
August 20, 2007
Two new programs will help Washington County Public Schools students make the transition from elementary school to middle school and from middle school to high school, according to a school system press release. Eighth-grade students who complete training will lead the middle school program for incoming sixth-grade students called Where Everybody Belongs (WEB), according to the release. An assembly held prior to the first day of school will give incoming and new students a chance to learn about their new school, its programs, activities and challenges from students who already have had those experiences, according to the release.
June 28, 2005
WILLIAMSPORT firstname.lastname@example.org Byron Memorial Park was alive with the sound of music and the smell of cooking hot dogs Monday as the Springfield Middle School Band Boosters held their first community celebration. In what band boosters called a thank you to community supporters and a tribute to two music teachers at the school, the group held a celebration headlined by the Springfield Middle School Cool Cat Jazz Band. Randy Leatherman, chair of the band boosters, said the event was designed to give back to people who have given so much to the middle school's music program.
February 24, 2003
List of upcoming events March 4 - Fourth marking period ends; 7 p.m. - Middle school jazz concert. March 6 - 7 p.m. - Greencastle-Antrim School Board meeting; Citizens of the USA Assembly at Greencastle-Antrim Elementary School and Primary School. March 10 - 7 p.m. - Band Boosters meeting. March 11 - 7:30 p.m. - Choral Music Club meeting; TBA - High school choral concert. March 12 - report card distribution. March 13-15 - TBA - Regional band. March 14 - School closed for teacher development (tentative)