April 10, 2013
The scene outside the auditorium of Williamsport High School was bustling Monday evening as parents, staff and choral booster members helped cast members put on makeup and costumes and rehearse music to prepare for the school's production of “Cats,” which opens at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 12. “It takes a village,” said Michelle Rafter, head of the fine arts department and choral director at Williamsport High School, as she gestured across the...
April 8, 2013
1. A 'Memory' being made Williamsport High School Choral Department will present Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical "Cats. " 7:30 p.m. Fridays, April 12 and 19; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturdays, April 13 and 20; 2 p.m. Sunday, April 14. Williamsport High School auditorium, 5 S. Clifton Drive, Williamsport. $10; $7 for students and senior citizens. To purchase tickets, call 301-766-8433. Tickets may be paid for in advance by cash or check payable to Williamsport High School. Proceeds benefit WHS Choral Boosters.
April 3, 2013
Veiled Lady Collectibles is now open at 41 N. Conococheague St. (across the street from Williamsport Pharmacy). Heather Bordenski and Zachary Britner are co-owners. Bordenski said she thinks their store of antiques and collectibles has something affordable for everyone. The grand opening will be Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Regular hours of operation are Thursday through Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. For more information, call 240-527-4121. Season's first classic car cruise-in set for Friday The first classic car cruise-in of the season is set for Friday from 6 to 9 p.m. on Conococheague Street.
March 29, 2013
The Community Foundation of Washington County has scholarships to support the educational advancement of students in Washington County. Additionally, the Women's Club Foundation Scholarship and the IAAP Hager Chapter Scholarship are available to adult women as well as traditional students meeting the established criteria. The deadline for application is Monday. Information is available at www.cfwcmd.org . Click the receiving tab and choose scholarships. - IAAP Hager Chapter Scholarship Fund - This scholarship fund, created by the International Association for Administrative Professionals, will provide financial support to qualifying students pursuing a career in the administrative professional arena.
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.
March 10, 2013
RADFORD, Va. - Kelsy Rupp was named to the dean's list for the fall semester at Radford University. She is pursuing a Bachelor of Fine Arts in dance with a concentration in modern dance and a degree in psychology. She graduated from Williamsport High School in 2012. She is the daughter of Diana M. Miller of Williamsport and the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert S. Miller Sr. of Williamsport. CLARION, Pa. - Lydia Deneez Middaugh of Doylesburg, Pa., a member of the softball team, was among 142 Clarion University student-athletes to be honored as scholar-athletes at the 23rd Annual Bob Carlson Scholar Athlete Luncheon Feb. 8 at Gemmell Student Complex.
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.
March 6, 2013
Springfield Middle School, 334 Sunset Ave. in Williamsport, will conduct a blood drive Friday from 1 to 7 p.m. in the large gymnasium. The community is invited. The Washington County Chapter of the American Red Cross is in need of blood. Fitness fundraiser set at WHS On Saturday, from 10 a.m. to noon, there will be a Zumbathon at Williamsport High School in the gymnasium to benefit the Samantha Kelly Memorial Fund. The program is a Latin-inspired dance fitness workout.
February 28, 2013
Tina Marie Monn, 43, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., and formerly of Williamsport, Md., passed away Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, at Winchester Medical Center, Winchester, Va. Born July 10, 1969, in Hagerstown, Md., she was the daughter of Grace Louise Carbaugh Kimble of Williamsport and the late Franklin Eugene Kimble. She was a 1987 graduate of Williamsport High School. She was employed with ARC of Washington County. She was a member of Calvary Temple of Williamsport. Survivors include, besides her mother, a daughter, Caitlyn M. Monn, at home; son, Connor J. Monn, at home; brother, Frank Kimble of Berkeley Springs; and sister, Lisa Dunaway of Williamsport.
February 22, 2013
w/when they perform list, 5 photos Several Washington County Public Schools system music students were named to All State and All Eastern ensembles and will perform in the coming weeks. Thousands of students across the state audition each year for a limited number of spots, said Rob Hovermale, supervisor of Visual and Performing Arts of Washington County Public Schools. “This year is especially exciting due to the number of students selected from Washington County,” Hovermale wrote in an email.