Author: Kari Martindale

November Is NaNoWriMo

NaNoWriMo is National Novel Writing Month, a 30-day period beginning on Nov. 1. Hundreds of thousands of writers from all over the world will attempt to write 50,000 words toward a novel; hitting the 50K word count goal is considered…

School Admin Changes for New Academic Year

Photos | Courtesy of Frederick County Public Schools (L to R, above to below) Ashley Fisher, Hannah Feldman, Jo Ann Branham, Karen Hopson, Kathryn Golightly and Tracy Hilliard are taking on new adventures in Urbana schools this academic year.

As the 2019-2020 school year approached, Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS) made administrative changes in Urbana schools, promoting and transferring staff into principal and assistant principal positions. The incoming administrators are looking forward to joining their new communities. Kathryn Golightly,…

Making the Transition

Frederick County students will return to school for the 2019-2020 academic year on Sept. 3. It is a time of change, particularly for students making the transition from elementary school into middle school, and middle school into high school. Children…