May 16, 2013
The Springfield Middle School Destination Imagination team qualified for the DI Globals on May 20 to 25 in Knoxville, Tenn. Team members include, from left, Emily Becker, Marly Stemper, Monica Becker and Madison Gaines. The team finished third in the state tournament at UMBC to qualify for the nationals. The team, known as the Flying NutJobs, would like to thank the community for its support, including the Williamsport mayor and town council, Sam's Club, Mrs. Ronald D. Smillie, Lincolnshire Elementary, Williamsport Fire Department, Sweet Frog, Martin's, Walmart, family and friends.
May 2, 2013
Springfield Middle holding fundraisers to send DI team to Globals in Tennessee The Springfield Middle School Destination Imagination team will hold fundraisers to help fund its trip to the Destination Imagination Globals later this month at the University of Tennessee. School officials said registration fees, lodging and transportation for the team to participate will exceed $5,000. It is holding the following fundraisers to help raise money for the trip: Sunday - Car wash at Advance Auto Parts on Virginia Avenue, 11 a.m to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 11 - Jersey Mike's, all day Monday, May 13 - Buffalo Wild Wings, 6 to 9 p.m. For more information, call Bonnie Fletcher, DI coordinator, at 301-766-8389, ext. 77071
March 31, 2013
Springfield Middle School Fourth marking period Distinguished honor roll Grade six - Brionna Allen, Jeffrey Andrews, Christian Auldridge, Monica Becker, Peyton Blood, Caitlin Butler, Emily Curry, Tessa Douglass, Mackenzie Dudley, Gerald Duke, Wesley Duke, Brett Guessford, Alexander Gwizdala, Erin Helman, Sarah Herbert, Alexys Johnson, Veronica Johnson, Madalyn Jones, Kiley Keadle, Madison Kelley, Ashley...
March 6, 2013
Springfield Middle School, 334 Sunset Ave. in Williamsport, will conduct a blood drive Friday from 1 to 7 p.m. in the large gymnasium. The community is invited. The Washington County Chapter of the American Red Cross is in need of blood. Fitness fundraiser set at WHS On Saturday, from 10 a.m. to noon, there will be a Zumbathon at Williamsport High School in the gymnasium to benefit the Samantha Kelly Memorial Fund. The program is a Latin-inspired dance fitness workout.
February 10, 2013
Students from Springfield Middle School in Williamsport earned national recognition at the 2013 Junior Theater Festival, the world's largest musical theater festival, which took place Jan. 18 to 20 in Atlanta. Produced by New York's iTheatrics and Atlanta's Theater of the Stars, the festival celebrates young people and the power of musical theater. This year's festival brought together 4,000 students and teachers representing 82 groups from 23 states. Springfield Middle School students presented selections from Disney's “The Little Mermaid JR.” for adjudication by dancer, choreographer, theatrical producer and Butler University and Anderson University professor Kenny Shepard and actor, composer, musical director and vocal coach Brad Simmons.
February 7, 2013
Teaching students to think “green” means more than just recycling paper and plastic. For Amy Yingling, a teacher and leader of the Green Team at Springfield Middle School, and the students on the team, this is the second year they've participated in Aéropostale's Teens for Jeans program. The program collects used jeans for distribution to those who need them. Yingling found about the program through a former student who worked at Aéropostale and knew Yingling ran the Green Team.
January 15, 2013
Each year, the staff at Springfield Middle School works to reach out to the community to support the students at the Williamsport school. This holiday season, many thanks go to Downsville Ruritan, Washington County Sheriff's Office, the Lions Club, Jeff Magnum from Toys for Tots, Russ Robinson from the Moose Lodge, Ed Kennedy, St. Ann's for the backpacks, and to Marcia Davis and her church. They all help to make Christmas special in Williamsport.
December 9, 2012
Under the sponsorship of the Williamsport Lions Club, students at Springfield Middle School in Williamsport started their own Leo Club. The objective of the Leo Club is the same as a Lions Club - to help those in need in the community. The official charter night was held Nov. 9 at Zion Lutheran Church in Williamsport. Eighteen students from sixth through eighth grade were inducted as charter members of the club. Officers installed were President Keara Lewis, Vice President Shawn Wollard, Secretary Sydney Jarvis and Treasurer Alex Jarvis.