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July 3, 2013
Casie Files , a senior, was named to the distinguished honor roll for the sixth marking period at Williamsport High School. Her name was omitted when the list appeared recently in The Herald Mail.
September 7, 2012
Williamsport High School will kick off the homecoming celebration with the annual parade.  Interested marching units may reserve a spot by contacting Mr. Beattie at or 301-766-8434.  The parade begins at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, at Springfield Middle School.
March 3, 2012
Zach Shoemaker of Williamsport High School won the Maryland Class 2A-1A 160-pound title Saturday night at the Maryland State Wrestling Tournament. Shoemaker defeated Taran Carr of Owings Mills 7-1 in the championship match to become Washington County's all-time winningest wrestler.
March 15, 2006
Marine Corps Pfc. Matthew S. Sweigert, son of Carol A. and Ivan R. Sweigert, of Williamsport, recently completed the administrative clerk course at Personnel Administration School, Marine Corps Combat Service Support Schools, Camp Lejeune, N.C. Sweigert is a 2005 graduate of Williamsport High School. He joined the Marine Corps in July 2005.
April 30, 2012
The Washington County Sheriff's Office was searching Monday for the vandals who painted swastikas and other graffiti on the girls softball scoreboard at Williamsport High School. Deputy 1st Class James Clay said an initial investigation appears to show that the graffiti was painted by juveniles, possibly students from Boonsboro High School. In addition to three small swastikas, vandals painted “Warriors” on the scoreboard and “BHS” on a nearby storage trailer, Clay said.
April 1, 2012
Washington County Public Schools has announced the following schedule of dates and locations for graduation ceremonies for the Class of 2012: Marshall Street School/Washington County Job Development Program - Thursday, May 24, 10 a.m. at Hagerstown Community College Classroom Building Evening High - Thursday, May 31, 7 p.m. at Washington County Technical High School Washington County Technical High School - ...
April 11, 2009
Benjamin E. Burger Jr., 22 JULY 25, 1986-APRIL 9, 2009 CLEAR SPRING - Benjamin Earl Burger Jr., 22, of 13544 Blairs Valley Road, Clear Spring, Md., died Thursday, April 9, 2009, at Washington County Hospital from injuries sustained from a fall. Born July 25, 1986, in Hagerstown, Md., he was the son of Benjamin Earl Burger Sr. of Clear Spring and Susan Elaine Siler Miller of Williamsport, Md. He was a 2004 graduate of Williamsport High School. He was employed by Straightline Construction.
September 20, 2012
Streets in Williamsport will be closed to vehicles Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for the annual Williamsport High School homecoming parade. The parade will start at 11 a.m. at Springfield Middle School and will proceed down East Sunset Avenue. The parade route will cross Artizan Street and continue with a right onto Md. 68 (Conococheague Street). It then will go right on U.S. 11 (Potomac Street), then right on Clifton Drive. The parade ends at Williamsport High School. Units for the parade will begin gathering at Springfield Middle School at 10 a.m. The police and fire departments will assist with traffic control.
September 1, 2013
Frostburg State University announced that the following area students received scholarships:   Jaclyn Franzak of Jefferson, Md., received the Academic Honor Scholarship. Franzak is the daughter of Jane Sutcliffe and Jay Franzak, and attended Brunswick (Md.) High School. Sandra Hammond of Williamsport received the Associate Degree Scholars Award. Hammond attended Williamsport High School. Rosanne Horst of Clear Spring received the Associate Degree Scholars Award.
March 12, 2012
Brett Weaver, a sophomore at Williamsport High School, attended the National Youth Leadership Forum on National Security at the National 4-H Youth Conference Center Feb. 21 to 26 in Washington, D.C. He was nominated for the honor by Jennifer Mollica, the advanced-placement government and politics teacher at Williamsport High School. While Brett was at the forum, he learned about the many aspects of the national security industry. Hevisited the Patuxent River Naval Air Station to see national security first-hand.
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