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Tech High Bulletin

Posted May 25, 2017

Thursday, May 25, 2017 – B-Day

Yearbooks will be distributed today during lunch shifts.  If you did not order a yearbook and wish to purchase one, extras are available and will be sold Friday morning and during lunch shifts on Friday if any remain.  Please bring $85 CASH at lunch to purchase a yearbook – if one is available. No checks will be accepted.

AP Classes

AP Chemistry: Any student planning to take AP Chemistry next year should stop by Mrs. McDonald’s room to pick up the summer assignment.  Please come by room 130 to get the assignment by June 1st.

AP Human Geography: There will be an informational meeting on AP Human Geography on Friday, May 26th in Mrs. Larrick's classroom at 2:15.  Please plan to be there if you have signed up for the class so that you may get your summer assignment.  All are invited to attend if you have any questions regarding the class and the expectations.  


Attention Students!!! If you borrowed a book from the guidance office, please return ASAP!!!

MD Workforce Shortage Student Assistance Grant Program ($scholarship$) Deadline date is May 31, 2017.  Eligible fields are Child Care, Human Services, Teaching, Nursing, PT & OT, and Social Work & Public Service.  Go to On the right, click Types of Scholarships & Grants. Look under Career/Occupation Based Grants & Scholarships.

Fall registration at HCC is underway.  Graduating seniors may meet with an academic advisor to register on a walk-in basis - no appointment needed.  All students who want to be in the ESSENCE Early to College program next year and take classes at HCC, will need to call 240-500-2238 to schedule a time to register.  All students are advised to register as soon as possible! Don’t forget to apply for scholarships!  Visit


Scholarship List: We hope that you are accessing the scholarship list that is available to you at the WCPS website at:

Many more scholarships are available to you through the Community Foundation.  Please check them out!  More information and links to these applications can be found at:

Maryland House of Delegates Scholarships - ($ amounts vary) Application for Delegate William Wivell’s scholarship (District 2A) is available in Guidance.  You must reside in the district of the Delegate to whom you are applying.  You must also have completed your FAFSA by March 1st and plan to attend college in MARYLAND unless your major is a “unique major” (not available in MD)   Wivell’s deadline:  6/30/17


Otterbein United Methodist Church:  (108 E. Franklin Street, Hagerstown) Are looking for High School students to volunteer and earn SSL hours at their Summer Arts Camp for 2nd-8th grade students.  The dates are:

  • June 19-23 from 9:00 AM-3:00 PM- painting, music, storytelling, clay work and Arts Show
  • June 26-30 from 9:00 AM-3:00 PM-Culinary Camp (local chefs, field trips to restaurants and a Tasting Show)
  • July 24-28 from 9:00 AM-3:00 PM-Arts Camp (clay work, abstract art design, music, dance and an Arts Show)

Interested students should contact Cindy Brown, Summer Arts Camp coordinator, at 301-739-9386!

Discovery Station (101 W. Washington St.): is looking for students to assist their organization on Saturdays.  Various opportunities available in areas such as the Gift Shop, Admissions check-in, Art & Childcare rooms as well as multiple exhibits and displays.  Volunteer applications are available under the SSL bulletin board or online at Shifts are generally 3 hours, either 10:00 AM-1:00 PM or 1:00 PM-4:00 PM.  To set up dates and times please contact:  Ms. Pat Kelley, Executive Director, at 301-790-0076.

HCC College for Kids:  is looking for student volunteers to assist as classroom aides, check-in, and before and after care.  Weekly:  June 19th –August 11th.  Contact volunteer services at 240-500-2217 or if interested.

Hospice Camp Hope ‘N’ Cope:  Camp volunteers needed as support staff and Big Buddies.  Must be 18 years old.  Volunteer applications due Wed., July 25th to Hospice at 747 Northern Avenue, Hagerstown (see Mrs. Knodle for the paper version).  Training is on Mon., July 31st from 6:00-8:00 PM and Camp Event date is Sat., August 19th from 8:00 AM-9:00 PM.  

Washington County Free Library (Downtown Location, 100 S. Potomac St.)-Earn SSL hours at Teen Library Council meetings, Wednesdays, from 5:00-7:00 PM.  Students may earn SSL hours for every hour they attend a meeting or by submitting an article or another creation to the blog.  Each entry earns 1 SSL hour per submission.  For more info contact Cynthia Powell at 301-739-3250.

Greenfield Senior Living (310 Cameo Dr., Hag.)-Students needed to help with activities for residents after school, weekends and summertime.  Activities include games, arts, crafts, special events, singing, playing an instrument, bowling, golf, etc.  Volunteer applications available…please contact Heather Meyer, Program Coordinator at  301-766-9202.


Entrée – Bacon Cheeseburger w/ Vegetables

Ala Carte – Supreme Cheese Panini

Dessert – Chocolate Cake w/ Chocolate Icing