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UHS Football Players Volunteer at Centerville In late spring, a number of football players from the Urbana High School (UHS) Hawks team gathered in the afternoon at Centerville Elementary School to read to a first-grade class. The young students were…

Graduation and Good-Byes

Photo | Madelyne Xiao

Student writer, Madelyne Xiao, poses with her parents outside Knott Arena at Mount St. Mary’s University after Urbana High School’s graduation ceremony.

Urbana High School’s class of 2014 spent three mornings practicing the logistics of its own graduation. We crossed and re-crossed a makeshift stage, took care to correct the pronunciations of our full names (first, middle and last!) and signed yearbooks…

Hawk Fest 2.0 Revives Hawk Pride

By Ridhi Chaudhary After its success last year, Urbana High School (UHS) hosted its second annual Hawk Fest on April 26. More than 2,500 attendees enjoyed an afternoon full of games, club-sponsored events, and (of course!) mouthwatering food. The event…

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Help Plan the Urbana Elementary Renovation On Thursday, May 8, a kick off meeting was held by Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS), which involved the community in a discussion of the Urbana Elementary School (UES) renovation. In particular, participants talked…

Urbana High School Annual Art Show

Photo | Surovi Laxmi Bain

Urbana High School senior Sarah Blocher stands in front of her artwork, which was displayed in UHS’s front lobby during the annual student art exhibit.

By Surovi Laxmi Bain On May 16, Urbana High School (UHS) students exhibited their work in the art department’s annual end-of-year art show in the front lobby of the school building. To UHS senior Sarah Blocher, 18, this event was…