January 17, 2011
The Washington County Technical High School advisory breakfast meeting that was to be held at the school at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday has been canceled due to the anticipation of icy weather, school system spokesman Richard Wright said Monday.
April 4, 2011
Logan Hershberger and Allison Wile have been named students of the month at Washington County Technical High School for the month of March. Logan is a senior enrolled in the computer repair and networking class at Tech High. Logan’s academic schedule includes AP English language studies, honors psychology and CISCO Academy. Logan’s home school is Williamsport High School. He maintains a 3.93 grade-point average. After Logan graduates, he plans to attend Hagers-town Community College for two years and transfer to Shepherd University.
March 7, 2011
Andrew Kronawetter and Jocelyn Sornson have been named Students of the Month for February at Washington County Technical High School. Andrew is a senior enrolled in the computer repair and networking class at Tech High. Andrew’s academic schedule includes AP English language studies, financial literacy and honors sociology. During his last period on his academic days, Andrew works with his computer repair and networking teacher, David Long, to enhance his curriculum and teaching resources for the junior class.
August 9, 2010
Younger Toyota recently made a donation to Washington County Technical High School. The money was raised through a Younger Toyota employees' silent auction of the dealership's unused equipment. The money will be used for new supplies and equipment for the high school's Automotive Technical Department.
December 19, 2012
Beauty System Group, of Denton, Texas, donated $7,862 worth of cosmetology products to Washington County Technical High School's cosmetology program, school system officials said. Beauty System Group is a distributor that, when it provides new product lines to salons, takes the salons' previous unused inventory and donates those products to beauty schools, said Marjorie Chapman, who used to work for the company and teaches cosmetology at Tech High. The company donated hair color products to the school program, Chapman said.
February 4, 2013
Bethany Magner and John Galvin were named students of the month for February at Washington County Technical High School. Magner is excelling in a rigorous course schedule at Tech High, standing as one of the top students in biomedical sciences, where she and four classmates were selected to represent Tech High at a legislative dinner in Annapolis. She is also taking advanced-level courses like AP English, AP calculus and a college-level public speaking class. Her grade-point average is 4.19.
January 22, 2012
The fourth annual Cinderella's Closet fundraiser to benefit the Humane Society of Washington County is scheduled for Friday, March 9, from 4 to 6:30 p.m. in the Health Occupations classroom at Washington County Technical High School on Oak Ridge Drive in Hagerstown. The event is hosted by the student government at Tech High. The public is invited. The premise of Cinderella's Closet is to provide formal dresses for students to purchase at reduced prices. None of the dresses will be sold for more than $40. The students are asking for donations of gently worn gowns/formal wear.
May 21, 2011
It’s a comprehensive technology magnet high school for juniors and seniors in Washington County, one that prepares students to get jobs or get into college, education officials say. So Jeffrey Stouffer, principal of Washington County Technical High School, wonders why some parents and educators still try to steer students away from the school. “My worst frustration is that students get talked out of coming here when they want to be here. We have two years of solid programs.
April 22, 2012
Six students recently gave their impressions of what Washington County Technical High School has meant to them: Alexa Mills is a senior in the biomedical class at Tech High. Alexa said she feels that Tech High has provided her with the tools and information in making her career choice of becoming a physician's assistant. Alexa plans to attend Saint Francis University, where she received a scholarship for the five-year master's program. She plans to be in the physician's assistant program.