Latest Hempfield High School Stories

2008-10-04 06:00:16

By People; Places & Things People, Places & Things by Susan Jurgelski Contest Jason Shaeffer, of Hatts Auto Repair, Mount Joy, got a ride to remember. As one of five winners in the Federated Auto Parts' first "Get Dirty with Kenny" contest, Shaeffer was selected to spend the day dirt track racing with renowned NASCAR driver Ken Schrader, at Schrader's I-55 Raceway, in Pevely, Mo. For auto-shop representatives to be eligible to win, the shop must have been enrolled as a...

2008-07-26 03:00:22

By Meadows, Robyn It's 8:07 Wednesday morning. Two male teens wearing flip-flops, T- shirts and shorts, straggle into Hempfield High School. While their friends are probably snoozing, they join about 20 silent, drowsy-looking teens sitting in a lecture hall taking tests. But that's life in summer school - well, not really. This isn't traditional summer school because their home computers are actually their classroom. They only have to show up for test days. So it leaves the rest of...

2008-02-27 18:00:59

Thirty-eight students in kindergarten through grade 12 from 10 Lancaster County schools were announced Saturday as winners of the 2007-08 AMVETS and AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary Annual Americanism Program at AMVETS Post 19 in Lancaster. "My Favorite American Hero Is" was the theme for this year's contest, which drew more than 890 entries. Students in kindergarten and first grade drew flags, while contestants in grades 2 through 5 created posters and wrote a 50- word...

2007-04-28 18:00:16

Eighteen students from Lancaster County were honored at Franklin & Marshall College's annual Awards Day ceremony Sunday in the Barshinger Center for Musical Arts in Hensel Hall. The recipients were: Jordan McDonnell, a senior physics major and mathematics minor, earned John Kershner Scholar designations in mathematics and physics, which are awarded to students of good and regular standing in the college for proficiency in mathematics and physics and astronomy; the Michael. J....

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