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Experiencing the History of the Americas

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Urbana High School students enrolled in the International Baccalaureate Americas and European History classes enjoy an afternoon at the American Indian Museum.

By Sirad Hassan On Oct. 9, first-year students of Urbana High School’s International Baccalaureate (IB) program spent a morning exploring the National Museum of the American Indian. The Washington, D.C., museum presents many artifacts and historical figures in an interactive…

Influence of a Coach

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Urbana High School Principal Jay Berno was an athlete and coach long before he became UHS’ principal. Here Berno competes in a triathlon on May 23, 1993, at age 43. He came in first place. Berno competed in Centennial Lake Park.

By Jay Berno When you look in the mirror, you see a face that you have known all your life. But it is not the real you, the true you. The real you is that inner person directly responsible for…

School Notes

Compiled by Bethany E. Starin and Pam Schipper Community Invited to UHS Choral Boosters Yard Sale To fundraise for students’ upcoming trip to Gatlinburg/Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, in April 2015, the Urbana High School (UHS) Choral Boosters will host a yard…

It’s Who You Hang Around With

By Jennifer Coppit Do you network? Perhaps you network to improve your sphere of influence at work or in community efforts. Most of us learn early on that sometimes it’s not what you know but who you know. But think…

One Maryland, One Book: Through the Lens

By Sandra S. Cartagena For seven years, the Maryland Humanities Council has sponsored One Maryland, One Book, a program designed to bring readers together in the shared experience of reading the same title. This year’s book, “The Distance Between Us”…