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EDUCATION
July 16, 2012
Casey Arnone, a Williamsport High School graduate, was awarded the John and Tillie Kendle Scholarship. Casey is the daughter of Nancy and Brian Arnone.  She will attend Salisbury University, where she plans to play soccer and major in education. The scholarship is awarded annually to a Williamsport High graduate who has committed to play a sport at a four-year college.  The scholarship is renewable for four years.
EDUCATION
March 12, 2012
Here are some of the things happening this week in Washington County Public Schools: Monday, March 12 Old Forge Elementary - PTA meeting, 6:30 p.m.  Pleasant Valley Elementary - PTA Executive meeting, 4:15 p.m. Washington County Technical High - Instructional team meeting, 3:20 p.m. Tuesday, March 13     MSA reading tests      Boonsboro Elementary...
LIFESTYLE
October 17, 2012
Volunteer teacher Mari Singing, left, held a Halloween crafts and art class with elementary students Oct. 1 at Contemporary School of the Arts and Gallery in downtown Hagerstown. Shown at the after-school art class are Dominic Walker, a third-grader at Lincolnshire Elementary School, and Branden Ingram, an 11th grade student volunteer from Williamsport High. Dominic's mother, Nichole Walker, was also on hand. The gallery is at 4 W. Franklin St. For more information about the after-school art classes, call 301-791-6191, send an email to ronlytle3@netzero.net or go to csagi.org.
EDUCATION
March 12, 2012
Today Old Forge Elementary - PTA meeting, 6:30 p.m.  Pleasant Valley Elementary - PTA executive meeting, 4:15 p.m. Washington County Technical High - Instructional team meeting, 3:20 p.m. Tuesday, March 13     MSA reading tests      Boonsboro Elementary - Texas Roadhouse fundraiser dinner, 4 p.m. Clear Spring High - Fellowship of Christian Athletes...
EDUCATION
December 2, 2012
Ed Schubel of Williamsport, a senior theater/voice major, played Cinderella's Prince/Wolf as the University of Kansas Theatre staged the musical “Into the Woods”  in November at the Crafton-Preyer Theatre in Murphy Hall. A graduate of Williamsport High, he is the son of Scott and Nettie Schubel. The play features a book by James Lapine and music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. Combining the fairy tales of Cinderella, Rapunzel, Jack and the Beanstalk and Little Red Riding Hood with the story of a baker and his wife, “Into the Woods” follows the characters as they explore the consequences of their characters' wishes and quests.
BREAKINGNEWS
December 20, 2012
Williamsport High, Springfield Middle, and Williamsport Elementary schools went on modified lockdown briefly Thursday afternoon, according to the Washington County Sheriff's Office and a school system spokesman. The 911 dispatch center received a call for shots fired in the area of the 200 block of East Sunset Avenue at 1:24 p.m. Thursday, according to Washington County Emergency Services. An official with the sheriff's office said police believe the call was related to a hunter and schools were taken off modified lockdown by around 1:50 p.m. When schools go on modified lockdown students are kept inside.
EDUCATION
July 11, 2011
The Alsatia Club has awarded three scholarships. The Robert and Hilda Worthington Memorial Scholarship was awarded to Bradley S. Miller, son of Debra Consoletti-Miller of Williamsport. Bradley plans to pursue a degree in engineering at Virginia Tech University. The $500 Worthington Scholarship was established by Hilda Worthington in memory of her husband, Robert, a longtime member of the Alsatia Club. Hilda Worthington died in 2010 and her family has continued the scholarship.
EDUCATION
August 13, 2012
The Home Builders Association of Washington County awarded $500 scholarships to nine students in the county. The students are Scott Hovermale, Clear Spring High; Brent Goebel, Williamsport High; Conor O'Brien, Boonsboro High; Aaron Wagner, Hancock Middle-Senior High; Jason Moody, North Hagerstown High; Casie Burk, Smithsburg High; Kevin Cook-Smith, South Hagerstown High; Mitchel Kershner, Washington County Technical High; and Dillin Summers, Washington...
EDUCATION
July 4, 2011
The Russ Wiebel Memorial Athletic Scholarship was awarded to Devin Ray Repp of Clear Spring High School and Ashley Leigh Goge of Williamsport High. The scholarships are for $500 each. The scholarship is named for Wiebel, a longtime high school and college sports announcer who died in 2007. Devin maintained a 3.2 grade-point average at Clear Spring High. He was a four-year member of the varsity soccer team (team captain in his junior and senior years), varsity indoor track team and varsity outdoor track team (team captain in senior year)
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SPORTS
By ANDREW MASON | andrewm@herald-mail.com | August 17, 2013
During his state-champion days at Williamsport High School, Michael Lilley logged thousands of training miles on the C&O Canal Towpath. He returned to the towpath Saturday morning, and left as a champion again. Lilley, 22, won the 32nd annual Gary Brown Memorial C&O Canal Five Mile Run in 25 minutes and 26 seconds. “It's really awesome for me to be able to win this race on my home turf that I grew up running on,” said Lilley, who recently graduated from Appalachian State University in Boone, N.C., where he competed for the NCAA Division I Mountaineers.
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NEWS
By DAVE McMILLION | davem@herald-mail.com | June 6, 2013
Touching on themes as varied as legacy, the workforce, teamwork and the speed of technology, student and adult speakers took to the podium Thursday night to prepare Williamsport High School's 206 graduates for the next chapter in their lives. Co-Salutatorian Benjamin M. Seibert, asked the students how they want to be remembered in life. Will they volunteer? What kind of parents will they be? Will they put others' needs before theirs? “Only you know the answers to these questions,” Seibert said in his address inside Hagerstown Community College's Athletic, Recreation and Community Center.
EDUCATION
June 2, 2013
Zachary Boger and Katelyn Mumma were named students of the month for May at Washington County Technical High School. Boger is a senior in the pre-engineering program at Tech High, where he is carrying a 3.75 grade- point average, with a course schedule that includes two advanced placement classes and an honors class. In pre-engineering, Boger's senior design project is a custom dog safety harness that will help keep a dog calm while riding in a vehicle. Outside of school, Boger is a member of Boy Scout Troop 17 in Williamsport, where he hopes to earn the rank of Eagle Scout.
NEWS
March 25, 2013
Renovations will be done at Williamsport High School this summer to create a security vestibule at the front entrance that visitors would be directed to go through instead of directly entering the school, Washington County Public Schools officials said. The Board of Education unanimously approved a contract for the work as part of its March 19 consent agenda. The contract was awarded to GRC General Contractors, of Zullinger, Pa., said Purchasing Supervisor Lisa Freeman, according to an online video of the March 19 board meeting.
NEWS
March 10, 2013
Volvo Powertrain North America is donating a $20,000 piece of equipment, used to test manufactured parts, to Williamsport High School's manufacturing and pre-engineering program, Washington County Public Schools officials said. The Board of Education voted unanimously March 5 to accept the donation. School board President Justin Hartings said it was a generous gift. The coordinates machine determines how accurate a manufactured item is to the drawing for the item, according to George Phillips, supervisor of enrichment and career technology education.
EDUCATION
February 14, 2013
Williamsport High School Third marking period Distinguished honor roll Grade nine - William G. Andrews, Amelia C. Baker, Taylor P. Baker, Morgan S. Boerum, Dalton M. Cool, Edward A. Cunningham, Sarah R. Eckstine, Hadley P. Giles, Emily C. Green, Alex L. Gregg, Kaci A. Gutteridge, Sydney B. Hockensmith, Kaila N. Johnson, Mason J. Kreps, Alexis A. Lewis, Erica J. Mohn, Keisha R. Mumma, Alexander H....
BREAKINGNEWS
December 20, 2012
Williamsport High, Springfield Middle, and Williamsport Elementary schools went on modified lockdown briefly Thursday afternoon, according to the Washington County Sheriff's Office and a school system spokesman. The 911 dispatch center received a call for shots fired in the area of the 200 block of East Sunset Avenue at 1:24 p.m. Thursday, according to Washington County Emergency Services. An official with the sheriff's office said police believe the call was related to a hunter and schools were taken off modified lockdown by around 1:50 p.m. When schools go on modified lockdown students are kept inside.
EDUCATION
December 2, 2012
Ed Schubel of Williamsport, a senior theater/voice major, played Cinderella's Prince/Wolf as the University of Kansas Theatre staged the musical “Into the Woods”  in November at the Crafton-Preyer Theatre in Murphy Hall. A graduate of Williamsport High, he is the son of Scott and Nettie Schubel. The play features a book by James Lapine and music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. Combining the fairy tales of Cinderella, Rapunzel, Jack and the Beanstalk and Little Red Riding Hood with the story of a baker and his wife, “Into the Woods” follows the characters as they explore the consequences of their characters' wishes and quests.
EDUCATION
November 11, 2012
The Williamsport High School SADD (Students Against Destructive Driving) Chapter will conduct a campaign this week called “It Only Takes One,” meaning it only takes one text, one phone call or one drink to throw your judgment off the road. The campaign will target junior and senior students who have a driver's license, to urge them to stay focused on the road. Many activities are scheduled throughout the week to support this issue. Students from SADD plan to decorate the sidewalks outside the school to remind students to stay focused on the road.
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