May 30, 2008
Monday, June 2 Boonsboro Elementary - Fifth-grade promotion assembly, 9 a.m. Boonsboro High - Third period finals; senior class trip Boonsboro Middle - Sixth-grade and W.E.B. Leaders family recreation activity, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.; eighth-grade class picnic, 1:30 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. Clear Spring Elementary - Golden Lunch Table; pre-kindergarten picnic Conococheague Elementary - End of the year celebrations for grades 2 and 5, 1 p.m. Potomac Heights Elementary - End of the year behavior incentive; quarry safety lesson for fourth-graders Salem Avenue Elementary - PBIS students vs. staff kickball game; Perfect Attendance breakfast Tuesday, June 3 Board of Education business meeting in BOE auditorium, 1 p.m.; broadcast live on Antietam Cable channel 99 Boonsboro High - Second and fourth period finals; awards ceremony in gym, 7 p.m. Boonsboro Middle -Grade awards ceremony, 9 a.m. Clear Spring Elementary - First-grade picnic; last day for pre-kindergarten Conococheague Elementary - Kindergarten screenings, 12:30 to 4 p.m.; third and fourth-grade end of the year celebrations, 1:30 p.m.; fifth-grade promotion, 5:30 p.m. Fountain Rock Elementary - Citizens Advisory Council (CAC)
August 16, 2010
GREENCASTLE, Pa. - The National Honor Society continued the tradition of celebrating the graduating class at Greencastle-Antrim High School with a luncheon, following commencement practice June 11, with help from the senior class representatives and local businesses. Preparation for the event was initiated by NHS junior parents, including Angie Houpt, Martha Coda, Penny Eichelberger, Teresa Zook and Brenda De-Young. Newly inducted NHS juniors, along with parents Penne Baer, Cindy Rudy and Diana Thrush also assisted with the preparations.
May 23, 2009
SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. -- Christopher Zimmerman was the last 2009 Hedgesville High School graduate to receive his diploma Saturday morning. He was smiling, he was happy and he didn't mind being last in line. Held at Shepherd University's Butcher Athletic Center, 348 Hedgesville High School seniors graduated to a full gymnasium filled with family and friends, calling out to them and snapping pictures. High school principal Donald Dellinger said 44 seniors this year achieved a 3.8 or better grade-point average and graduated summa cum laude, the highest honor.
June 16, 2013
On May 29, at Boonsboro High School's annual senior awards ceremony, Dan Aufdem-Brinke of the Nora Roberts Foundation announced that Allyson E. Wallace has been named the 2013 Nora Roberts Scholarship recipient. The $30,000 scholarship was set up by New York Times No. 1 best-selling author Nora Roberts, who resides in Boonsboro, to promote literacy and can be used at the recipient's college or university of choice. To be eligible for the scholarship, the recipient must be a student of Boonsboro High School, major in English, journalism, or some form of the literary arts at a college or university, must have a 3.0 grade-point average or better, and must write an original short story of 2,000 to 2,500 words.
March 19, 2007
Ryan Colby Mercersburg Swimming Senior What do you like best about your sport? "I like the individual aspect of my sports. " Your greatest accomplishment in your sport? "I am the two-time captain of Mercersburg's team and we've been very successful. " Toughest individual opponent you have faced? "Reese Chandler from the Germantown Academy. " Toughest team you have faced? "Either Germantown Academy or Peddie. " Other sports? Baseball Other activities in school you are involved in?
October 8, 2012
The Clear Spring High School Future Business Leaders of America will hold its second scholarship fundraiser today from 5 to 7 p.m. at Jersey Mikes at the Shoppes at Hagerstown near Best Buy and Chipotle. All profits will support scholarships for the senior class at CSHS. Country butchering Wilson Ruritan will hold a country butchering and pancake breakfast Saturday, beginning at 6:30 a.m. The club is west of Huyetts Crossroads on U.S. 40. The menu includes all-you-can-eat pancakes with one serving of puddin' or sausage patty or sausage gravy, coffee and orange juice. The breakfast costs $4.50.
October 31, 2006
Quill & Scroll officers chosen Heritage Academy's chapter of the Quill & Scroll International Honor Society for High School Journalists has named officers for the 2006-07 school year. Serving as president is junior Megan Mowen. Megan is a third-year journalism student and served as editor of Heritage's school newspaper, the Eagle Echoes, last year. She is Heritage's yearbook editor and a member of the newspaper staff. Senior Brittany Eberly, a second-year journalism student, is serving as the Quill & Scroll vice president/treasurer and is a member of the newspaper and yearbook staffs.
November 13, 2008
HANCOCK - For the past 10 or 11 years, Larry Gerber Sr. has been attending the Veterans Day program at Hancock Middle-Senior High School. "But this year's program was one of the nicer ones I've seen," Gerber said. "Students Saluting Veterans" was a joint effort of the Hancock American Legion and the school. The program opened with the Hancock Panther Band playing the "American Heroes March," followed by remarks from Principal Eric Michael. Jill Helmstetter, vice president of the Student Government Association (SGA)
July 6, 2010
Northrop Grumman Corp. recently celebrated its eighth annual Engineering Scholars program by awarding 24 graduating high school seniors from across Maryland with a total of $240,000 in college scholarships to be used this fall. One student from each of Maryland's 23 counties and the city of Baltimore received the individual merit-based scholarships of $10,000 during an awards reception and dinner hosted by Northrop Grumman at the Baltimore Museum of Industry on June 18. Jason A. Camarano, a graduate of South Hagerstown High School, was the award recipient from Washington County.