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February 16, 2009
The Hager Chapter of the International Association of Administrative Professionals has announced its annual scholarship for the 2009-10 academic year. The recipient of the scholarship must have applied and been accepted to or be attending an accredited university, college, junior college, community college or business/technical/vocational school for the purposes of pursuing a professional business office career. Deadline for receiving applications is April 24. For an application and further information, contact Coreen Leonard at 301-903-2961 or at Coreen.
NEWS
August 14, 2000
Public hearing set in Jefferson on schools plan By DAVE McMILLION / Staff Writer, Charles Town CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - Jefferson County residents will get a chance tonight to offer their input on a 10-year comprehensive schools plan that calls for close to $60 million in new schools and renovations to existing schools in the county. The hearing is 7:30 p.m. in the board office at Charles Town. The plan offers an extensive look at the conditions of local schools, and the recommended funding for some of the projects has not yet been budgeted by the Jefferson County Board of Education, board of education member Peter Morgens said Monday.
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By SUSIE HOFFMAN / 301-790-2413 | February 24, 2009
Short month lingers Shall we bid farewell to February? The shortest month of the year, and yet, wow, did it seem to drag on with the temperatures just keeping us begging for spring. Before we turn the page on the calendar, let's make certain that we are not missing anything. Scholarships available for South High grads Did you know that the South Hagerstown High School Alumni Association will be giving away two $1,000 scholarships to two South High graduating seniors this spring?
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by DAVE McMILLION | June 18, 2002
charlestown@herald-mail.com HEDGESVILLE, W.Va. - James Rumsey Technical Institute students will be able to expand their educational opportunities through a new agreement the vocational school has developed with Mountain State University. Through the agreement, signed by the two schools last week, James Rumsey students will be able to pursue an associate of science degree in applied technology through Mountain State after completing their studies at James Rumsey, said Robert Lowry, vice president of extended learning at Mountain State.
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By JAMIE SHEKELS, 301-331-4885 | March 11, 2009
Eggs for purchase St. Andrew's United Methodist Church, at 1020 Maryland Ave., is selling eggs again this year. Peanut butter and coconut eggs are available at 75 cents each. Orders can be placed Mondays and Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. The last day to order is March 22. Orders may be picked up on Mondays and Wednesdays through April 8. For more information, call 301-739-7431. Bridge Club The Hagerstown Bridge Club is in search of players to participate in weekly bridge games.
NEWS
by ERIN CUNNINGHAM | August 23, 2006
WASHINGTON COUNTY - More than 60 percent of Washington County's 2006 graduating class chose to enroll in two-year or four-year colleges, according to data released Tuesday. Cheryl Mitchell-Jones, supervisor of guidance services, said 26 percent of the 1,420 students who graduated this year enrolled in four-year colleges, and 36 percent enrolled in two-year colleges. Two percent of students chose to attend a vocational school, and 3 percent enlisted in the military. Thirty-two graduates went to schools considered the "most competitive" after high school, Mitchell-Jones said.
NEWS
By DON AINES | September 26, 2008
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - On Wednesday the Chambersburg School Board became the last of five districts to approve expanding and renovating the Franklin County Career and Technology Center, and on Thursday the center's Joint Operating Committee hired its new principal. Joseph Conrad, 40, of Mechanicsburg, Pa., was hired as the new principal, replacing Michele Orner, who announced in August she was resigning to become an assistant principal at Cumberland Valley High School in Mechanicsburg.
NEWS
By DAVE McMILLION, Charles Town | April 30, 2000
CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - The race for West Virginia's 55th House of Delegates seat will be decided in next Tuesday's primary election when Democrats John Doyle and Bob Tabb face each other. cont. from news page Because no Republicans filed to run in the primary, the winner of the Democratic primary will have no opposition in the Nov. 7 general election, said Jefferson County Clerk John Ott. Doyle, the incumbent, and Tabb are running on the same issues: getting Jefferson County the education facilities it needs, helping counties impose the Local Powers Act and helping them resolve other growth-related problems.
NEWS
by DON AINES | February 24, 2007
CHAMBERSBURG, PA. - The price tag to renovate and expand the Franklin County Career and Technology Center into a comprehensive academic and vocational school for 1,000 or more students prompted sticker shock among some of the representatives of the six participating school districts. For the Fannett-Metal School District, the smallest of the six, its proportional 2.46 percent share would be nearly $1 million on a $40 million project, with the Chambersburg Area School District's 44.42 percent share coming to $17.8 million.
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By JAMIE SHEKELS | April 1, 2009
Dramatic presentation Virginia Avenue Church of God will host the annual dramatic presentation of "His Story" Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. A nursery will be provided and a freewill offering will be accepted. For more information, contact the church office at 301-582-2243 or go to www.coghagmd.org. Pancake breakfast The Church of the Holy Trinity, at 17805 Oak Ridge Drive in Halfway, will host an all-you-can-eat pancake and sausage breakfast Saturday from 7 to 10:30 a.m. Tickets, available at the door, cost $5 for adults and $2.50 for those ages 6 to 12. Those 6 and younger will be admitted free.
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NEWS
By SUSIE HOFFMAN / 301-790-2413 | February 24, 2009
Short month lingers Shall we bid farewell to February? The shortest month of the year, and yet, wow, did it seem to drag on with the temperatures just keeping us begging for spring. Before we turn the page on the calendar, let's make certain that we are not missing anything. Scholarships available for South High grads Did you know that the South Hagerstown High School Alumni Association will be giving away two $1,000 scholarships to two South High graduating seniors this spring?
NEWS
February 16, 2009
The Hager Chapter of the International Association of Administrative Professionals has announced its annual scholarship for the 2009-10 academic year. The recipient of the scholarship must have applied and been accepted to or be attending an accredited university, college, junior college, community college or business/technical/vocational school for the purposes of pursuing a professional business office career. Deadline for receiving applications is April 24. For an application and further information, contact Coreen Leonard at 301-903-2961 or at Coreen.
NEWS
By DON AINES | September 26, 2008
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - On Wednesday the Chambersburg School Board became the last of five districts to approve expanding and renovating the Franklin County Career and Technology Center, and on Thursday the center's Joint Operating Committee hired its new principal. Joseph Conrad, 40, of Mechanicsburg, Pa., was hired as the new principal, replacing Michele Orner, who announced in August she was resigning to become an assistant principal at Cumberland Valley High School in Mechanicsburg.
NEWS
by DON AINES | February 24, 2007
CHAMBERSBURG, PA. - The price tag to renovate and expand the Franklin County Career and Technology Center into a comprehensive academic and vocational school for 1,000 or more students prompted sticker shock among some of the representatives of the six participating school districts. For the Fannett-Metal School District, the smallest of the six, its proportional 2.46 percent share would be nearly $1 million on a $40 million project, with the Chambersburg Area School District's 44.42 percent share coming to $17.8 million.
NEWS
by ERIN CUNNINGHAM | August 23, 2006
WASHINGTON COUNTY - More than 60 percent of Washington County's 2006 graduating class chose to enroll in two-year or four-year colleges, according to data released Tuesday. Cheryl Mitchell-Jones, supervisor of guidance services, said 26 percent of the 1,420 students who graduated this year enrolled in four-year colleges, and 36 percent enrolled in two-year colleges. Two percent of students chose to attend a vocational school, and 3 percent enlisted in the military. Thirty-two graduates went to schools considered the "most competitive" after high school, Mitchell-Jones said.
NEWS
by DAVE McMILLION | June 18, 2002
charlestown@herald-mail.com HEDGESVILLE, W.Va. - James Rumsey Technical Institute students will be able to expand their educational opportunities through a new agreement the vocational school has developed with Mountain State University. Through the agreement, signed by the two schools last week, James Rumsey students will be able to pursue an associate of science degree in applied technology through Mountain State after completing their studies at James Rumsey, said Robert Lowry, vice president of extended learning at Mountain State.
NEWS
August 14, 2000
Public hearing set in Jefferson on schools plan By DAVE McMILLION / Staff Writer, Charles Town CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - Jefferson County residents will get a chance tonight to offer their input on a 10-year comprehensive schools plan that calls for close to $60 million in new schools and renovations to existing schools in the county. The hearing is 7:30 p.m. in the board office at Charles Town. The plan offers an extensive look at the conditions of local schools, and the recommended funding for some of the projects has not yet been budgeted by the Jefferson County Board of Education, board of education member Peter Morgens said Monday.
NEWS
By DAVE McMILLION, Charles Town | April 30, 2000
CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. - The race for West Virginia's 55th House of Delegates seat will be decided in next Tuesday's primary election when Democrats John Doyle and Bob Tabb face each other. cont. from news page Because no Republicans filed to run in the primary, the winner of the Democratic primary will have no opposition in the Nov. 7 general election, said Jefferson County Clerk John Ott. Doyle, the incumbent, and Tabb are running on the same issues: getting Jefferson County the education facilities it needs, helping counties impose the Local Powers Act and helping them resolve other growth-related problems.
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