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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 graduation ...

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 country ...

HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: Greencastle-Antrim powers past James Buchanan

April 4, 2017 by Waynesboro Record Herald

Waynesboro Record HeraldMERCERSBURG -- The ability to hit the ball up and down the order can certainly offset the lack of varsity experience for Greencastle-Antrim in the early stages of the season. Such was the case on Tuesday, as G-A combined for 13 hits and pushed across ...

Student charged with having weapon at school

March 20, 2017 by Chambersburg Public Opinion

Chambersburg Public OpinionPETERS TOWNSHIP - A James Buchanan High School student was charged with possessing a weapon on school property, accused of having a pocket knife on a school bus. Dalton Allen Spencer, 18, is charged with a first-degree misdemeanor for allegedly having ...

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 School ...

JBHS raises over $1M for athletic facilities

November 23, 2016 by Chambersburg Public Opinion

Chambersburg Public OpinionA new weather track, which was funded by the campaign and the district and allowed the school to host home track meets for the first time in more than 10 years. Renovations to the pool locker rooms, including more than 130 moisture-proof pool lockers ...

Tuscarora superintendent comes full circle at meet-and-greet

September 15, 2016 by Chambersburg Public Opinion

Chambersburg Public OpinionMERCERSBURG - During her big introduction to the community this week, the new leader of Tuscarora School District came full circle. Before taking the position of interim superintendent this summer, Dr. Nadine Sanders had already been part of Tuscarora ...

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 Tressler with ...

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 recognize ...

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

April 28, 2016 by WHP Harrisburg

WHP HarrisburgBy the time you look the other way, before you look back, split second. Someone could be right over the hill," Mayne said. Now she says students are petitioning for a school zone sign or a blinking light. "They won't put anything there. We've tried ...

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 ...

James Buchanan student Violet Clark dies from crash injuries

April 26, 2016 by Waynesboro Record Herald

Waynesboro Record HeraldStudents and staff at James Buchanan High School are honoring the memory of a stellar student who died Monday following a car crash early Friday evening in front of the school. She turned 18 the day before. Violet Clark was second in her class and was ...

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