August 12, 2013
The Springfield Middle School eighth-grade band traveled to Lindale Middle School in Anne Arundel County, Md., to participate in the Maryland State Band Festival on May 13. The band performed three prepared pieces and participated in a sight-reading portion. The band received a superior rating for its performance. Later that week, the band traveled to Hersheypark in Hershey, Pa., and competed in the Music in the Parks Festival, where it received second place in its group and a superior rating for the performance.
June 14, 2013
Sixth marking period Distinguished honor roll Grade six - Christian Auldridge, Monica Becker, Caylee Blades, Peyton Blood, Jordan Cross, Emily Curry, Bradley Dennis, Skylar Detrick, Tessa Douglass, Mackenzie Dudley, Gerald Duke, Wesley Duke, Kylie Grove, Brett Guessford, Alexander Gwizdala, Erin Helman, Sarah Herbert, Audrey Howerin, Alexys Johnson, Veronica Johnson, Madalyn Jones, Kiley Keadle, Madison Kelley, Ashley Kopp,...
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 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 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.