Author: Patsy Beckman

UHS Reflects on Championship Year

Academics, Athletics Go Hand-in-Hand Urbana High School (UHS) has gotten the reputation as a school of champions after a 2010-2011 athletic season that has resulted in state football, swim team and golf titles. Even the hockey team, which struggled for…

UMS Wins Championship Title

Who says the high school Hawks are the only athletes in town bringing home championship titles? In a thrilling matchup, the Urbana Middle School (UMS) boys’ varsity basketball team defeated the Monocacy Middle School Mustangs 45-42 to capture the Mid-Maryland…

Around Town

Windsor Knolls Middle School Hosts Read-a-thon Windsor Knolls Middle School (WKMS) held its read-a-thon, dubbed Read Around the Clock this spring, with a goal in mind, according to media specialist Mary Clardy: to have students and staff reading during each…

Out & About

Go Out and About this busy month of May as we celebrate our mothers and flowers in bloom, while supporting Urbana High School’s Safe and Sane Graduation Party. Urbana Library Farmers’ Market This popular market opens this year on May…

Police Beat

Man Sets Fire to Own Vehicle A Mount Airy man was arrested after police say he set fire to his car. The Frederick County Fire Investigation Task Force arrested Athanasios L. Genos, 28, of Mt. Airy and charged him with…

School News

UHS National Merit Finalists Nine high school seniors from Frederick County Public Schools learned they achieved finalist status this month in the 2011 National Merit Scholarship Program, including two Urbana High School students. Holly Jordan and Kaitlyn Walker both earned…

Around Town

UHS Band Holds Annual Mulch Sale The Urbana High School (UHS) Band, in partnership with Potomac Garden Center (PGC) in Urbana, will hold its annual mulch sale on April 9 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. at UHS and the…