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 email@example.com or 301-766-8434. The parade begins at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, at Springfield Middle School.
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.
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.
April 10, 2012
Their smiling faces in black and white photographs posted on a Facebook page give no hint of the tragedy that claimed their lives. Mary Louise Downs was described as having a beautiful voice. She had a strong interest in foreign languages and often helped other students with their work. The student newspaper at Williamsport High School said that Virginia Myers was a “reliable and generous friend,” was very gifted in music and played the piano and violin. Pearl Emerson, president of the junior class at Williamsport High School, was described on the Facebook page as a “very intelligent girl” who excelled in Latin, French and English.
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.
December 2, 2009
The Williamsport Athletic Boosters will sell Williamsport High School athletic apparel Saturday from 1 to 3 p.m. in the hallway outside the gym during the wrestling match. The group also will be set up outside the gym Friday, Dec. 11 and Friday, Dec. 18, during the boys basketball games. For more information, call Melanie Gozora at 240-291-4358.
May 30, 2009
WILLIAMSPORT --Â The Annual Yard Sale Extravaganza to benefit the Williamsport Blue Band and Springfield Cougar Band was held Saturday at Williamsport High School. Twenty-three spaces were sold to individuals, where they could sell their own yard sale items. Other donated items were sold to benefit the bands, which must pay for new uniforms that were bought in the last 12 months.
August 30, 2010
Brittany Weaver, a 2010 graduate of Williamsport High School, has been awarded a $1,000 athletic scholarship from High Performance Cabling Inc. of Hagerstown, owned by Paul Plume. Brittany will attend Washington College in Chestertown, Md., and play soccer. She is the daughter of Curtis and Dawn Weaver of Williamsport.