Category: Education

Centerville Elementary Inducts First SGA

Photo | Pam Schipper (Front row, L to R) President Daniel Melendez Jourdan, Vice President Gabriella Pinto and Treasurer Jayden Sharper were inducted into the Centerville Elementary Student Government Association (SGA) on Feb. 25. (Second row) Centerville SGA ambassadors and (third row) Urbana High SGA Board members assisted in the ceremony.

President Daniel Melendez Jourdan, Vice President Gabriella Pinto and Treasurer Jayden Sharper were inducted Feb. 25 into the first Centerville Elementary School (CES) Student Government Association (SGA). Also inducted but not able to attend the ceremony was Elise Faulkner, CES…

Hilarious Hawks Headed to States

Photo | Submitted Urbana Elementary’s Hilarious Hawks—(L to R) Alex Barlow, John Kidd, Aiza Kazmi, Ellie Delisle, Christy Issler, Zach Issler and Katie Schmitt are all smiles at the Western Maryland Destination Imagination tournament. Not pictured is Aditi Senthilkumar.

The inaugural Urbana Elementary School (UES) Destination Imagination team, the Hilarious Hawks, placed third in their challenge at the Western Maryland Destination Imagination tournament held March 16 at Williamsport High School. The Hawks competed against eight other teams in the…

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Photo | Submitted Urbana High School’s Soaring Sensations Show Choir, under the direction of Alicia Cosby, competed March 23 in the Martinsburg Concert & Show Choir Festival.

Show Choir Competes in Martinsburg For the first time, Urbana High School’s Soaring Sensations competed in the prestigious Martinsburg Concert & Show Choir Festival, held March 23 at Martinsburg High School. This 36th annual event drew show choirs from the…

First-Ever UES Musical Features Huge Cast

Photo | Pam Schipper Main characters Mackenzie Massey (Dorothy), Piper Estok (Cowardly Lion), Searlait Hoyt (Scarecrow), Cyrus Haney (Tin Woodsman) and Jasen Behling (Toto) gave it their all at the Feb. 19 tech rehearsal for “Oz!”

For Urbana Elementary’s first-ever musical—“Oz!” presented by the Urbana Elementary School PTA in collaboration with the Maryland Ensemble Theatre (MET)—140 students in kindergarten through fifth grade auditioned this November. “The goal was to give everyone a part,” said Barbara Maucher,…

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Photo | Submitted Bridget O’Brien was crowned Miss Frederick’s Outstanding Teen on Feb. 16 at Frederick Community College’s JBK Theater and received a scholarship for $800. She next competes for Miss Maryland’s Outstanding Teen

STEAM Open House Held at Goddard The week-long STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics) open house held at The Goddard School (Urbana), 10 a.m. to noon each day, invited the community to see Goddard’s play-based curriculum in action. Concepts…