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James Buchanan graduates reflect on overcoming adversity

June 3, 2017 by Herald-Mail Media

Herald-Mail MediaGraduates walk down the track during James Buchanan High School's Commencement Ceremony at Rocket Stadium in Mercersburg (Pa.) on Friday night. Roxann Miller. James Buchanan High graduation. Buy Now. Graduates put on the final touches for ...

Nine Surprising Reasons to Visit Rural Franklin County PA Now

April 24, 2017 by Huffington Post

Huffington PostFranklin County PA, encompassing the towns of Mercersburg, Chambersburg and Greencastle in Mid-Pennsylvania on its Southern border, was once our country's “frontier.” In many ways, it still is, as not much has changed, landscape-wise, since our ...

HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: Greencastle-Antrim powers past James Buchanan

April 4, 2017 by Waynesboro Record Herald

Waynesboro Record HeraldHIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: Greencastle-Antrim powers past James Buchanan ... Greencastle-Antrim's Tanner Rock throws to first base after forcing out James Buchanan's Wyatt Chilcote at second during Tuesday's varsity baseball game in Mercersburg.

HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLING: Waynesboro Indians shut out James Buchanan Rockets

January 20, 2017 by Waynesboro Record Herald

Waynesboro Record HeraldIt's been one of those seasons for James Buchanan wrestling coach Matt Gordon. The Rockets long winter continued on Thursday night with an 84-0 loss to the Waynesboro Indians in a Mid-Penn Colonial Division matchup inside the James Buchanan High ...

Police: Teen shared marijuana-laced cookie at cheerleader sleepover

December 7, 2016 by abc27

abc27MERCERSBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – A Franklin County teenager is charged after police say she shared a marijuana-laced cookie with members of a high school cheerleading team. Police said 18-year-old Payton Hensley had the cookie at a sleepover of the James ...

JBHS raises over $1M for athletic facilities

November 23, 2016 by GameTimePA

GameTimePAMERCERSBURG - James Buchanan High School is closing its Fix JB Sports Capital Campaign, which raised more than $1,144,000 to improve the school's athletic facilities. The campaign was started in 2009 by a group of parents, grandparents, community ...

Tuscarora superintendent comes full circle at meet-and-greet

September 15, 2016 by Chambersburg Public Opinion

Chambersburg Public Opinion14, 2016 at James Buchanan High School in Mercersburg, Pa. Green has an 8-year-old daughter attending a local elementary and wanted to meet the new superintendent as well as voice some concerns. (Photo: Noelle Haro-Gomez, Public Opinion).

Commencement is bittersweet for James Buchanan graduates

June 1, 2016 by Herald-Mail Media

Herald-Mail MediaFrom left, James Buchanan High School seniors Devin Thomas, Cody Tacker and Josh Torsiello line up with their classmates Wednesday night for commencement at Rocket Stadium in Mercersburg, Pa. Colleen McGrath/Staff Photographer. James Buchanan ...

James Buchanan High School graduates 174 students

June 1, 2016 by Chambersburg Public Opinion

Chambersburg Public OpinionProgram Participants: James Buchanan Band; Rodney N. Benedick, Principal; Luke Leidy, Class President; Kaylee Kriner, Salutatorian; Senior Chorus members, accompanied by Claire Alfree; JBHS Rocket Band featuring senior Band members; Emily ...

Watch: Totem Pole Playhouse awards on stage now

May 13, 2016 by Chambersburg Public Opinion

Chambersburg Public OpinionMERCERSBURG - James Buchanan High School students will have one of their own on their minds Sunday during the Totem Pole Playhouse Awards. The Totem Pole Playhouse Awards, according to the theater's website, are presented annually to ...

High school productions up for Totem Pole Awards

April 29, 2016 by Waynesboro Record Herald

James Buchanan High School in Mercersburg led all schools with a total of 13 nominations for the pop rock musical “Jekyll & Hyde.” Chambersburg Area Senior High School's production of “Hairspray” and Gettysburg Area High School's production of “Catch ...

Students mourn teen killed in crash, petition for school zone sign outside JBHS

April 28, 2016 by WHP Harrisburg

WHP HarrisburgNow she says students are petitioning for a school zone sign or a blinking light. "They won't put anything there. We've tried. They said the school's too far from the road to put a school zone sign," Mayne said. But for them, it would be another way to ...

Death of high school student sparks intersection safety talks

April 27, 2016 by Chambersburg Public Opinion

Chambersburg Public OpinionPETERS TOWNSHIP - A fatal crash involving a high school student on Fort Loudon Road has reinvigorated talks of the need for a stop light, rumble strips or other measures to prevent similar incidents in the future. While Pennsylvania State Police have ...

State police ID student killed in crash near local high school

April 26, 2016 by

PennLive.comState police in Chambersburg identified a Saint Thomas woman killed in a crash near James Buchanan High School in Franklin County. Police said Violet Clark died of injuries suffered in a two-vehicle crash that happened at around 5:20 p.m. on April 22 ...

James Buchanan senior dies after car crash

April 26, 2016 by abc27

abc27MERCERSBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – Students at a Franklin County high school are mourning the loss of one of their own. James Buchanan High School senior Violet Clark passed away Friday after a vehicle accident. State police in Chambersburg said Clark was ...

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