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Jingle All the Way to the Library

By Melissa Minsker The holiday season has arrived at the Urbana Regional Library. It’s always a frantic time, but why not gather the family and kick off your celebrations by joining your neighbors for some festive fun? Come on out…

Field Hockey Journal

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MPSSAA Championship Field Hockey Official Chrissy Makosy is pictured here (right) with her coaching partner Jami Campbell (left) on Urbana High School’s new Legacy Field.

By Chrissy Makosy I began my officiating journey fresh out of high school back in 1986. After trading in my cheerleading pom poms for a field hockey stick my sophomore year at Linganore High School, I played on the hockey…

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…