Category: Education

Dancing to Save Lives

Photo | Submitted The Urbana High School Mini-THON raised $34,624.18 this year to fight pediatric cancer.

The fifth annual Urbana High School Mini-THON on April 27 brought the total raised this year to $34,624.18 for Four Diamonds at Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital. A large group of 80 to 100 participants were up and moving from…

Assignment Education

Photo | Pam Schipper Grant Lieberman, Tyler Crean and Alejandro Munoz sing “New York, New York” from “On the Town” at Urbana High’s F-Wing Live! on May 9. This cabaret-style fundraising event for the F wing (performing arts) featured singing, dancing, instrumental and more. Admission was by donation and all proceeds benefitted the performing arts department.

Goddard’s Got STEAM The Frogs classroom at The Goddard School took their gardening program to the next level this month. Owner John Pelicano built table-top garden boxes, and students planted seeds to learn about sustainable food from seed to harvest.…

UHS Honored as Blue Ribbon School

Photo | Frederick County Executive Jan H. Gardner State Superintendent Karen Salmon, Urbana High School Principal David Kehne and Frederick County Executive Jan Gardner participated in the Blue Ribbon School Tour of Excellence at UHS on Wednesday, April 17.

Urbana High School (UHS) was recognized by the state on Wednesday, April 17 as a Maryland Blue Ribbon School. State Superintendent Karen Salmon and Frederick County Superintendent Theresa Alban, in addition to elected officials and other dignitaries, visited UHS as…