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SEPTEmbER 2015 | Vol. 20 | Issue 9 | mail Run: 8,462 | Total Print Run: 11,500

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Inside Issue Sabillasville Elementary School

Plans for th
Thurmont & Kicks Off Its 50 Year
Emmitsburg Deb Spalding
Community “Quality education,” Photo by Deb Spalding and his siblings attended
Show “a comfortable learning SES. Their two children,
Page 19 environment,” and “friendly Nathanael and Elizabeth,
atmosphere” are some of the
currently attend the school.
descriptions former students Jen Mullenex is the current
Former have used to reference the president of the PTO.
Tradition has always
Catoctin H.S. education they received at been important for staff
Sabillasville Elementary
Graduates School (SES). Current student, and students at the school.
Commanding Lillian Coles of Foxville, who Many students may recall
Attention experienced her first day of a single sapling of pine
that was given to each
kindergarten at SES on August
Page 18 & 26 24, said, “It’s fun and I like student on Arbor Day,
to paint.” Although she had others remember the hand-
made Christmas ornaments
Emmitsburg just arrived at school and that are still hung on
hadn’t yet had the opportunity
Baseball to paint, she was definitely Lillian Coles (Kindergarten), Mason Newcomer (third grade), and Garret some student’s Christmas
Worth (fourth grade) are shown in the front of Sabillasville Elementary
Celebrates having fun. School on the irst day of its 50 year. trees each year. Some of
SES is a single-level
these, and other traditions
60th school that sits amongst a beautiful In the coming months, generations (including the paddle that hung
Anniversary mountain setting in Sabillasville. of students who have attended the on the principal’s wall), have been
Page 24 When construction on the school was school since its opening will share removed as our world has changed
politically and spiritually.
memories and reconnect in celebration
completed in 1965, Frederick News-
Post writer, Richard Shafer, reported, of the school’s 50 anniversary. SES’s The school’s custodian, Jody
Fifty Years “Residents of Sabillasville won their Principal, Kate Kreitz, said, “I’m very Miller, holds the honor of assuming
fight with local officials to get funds
the position that his late father, Jack
excited for this wonderful celebration,
Ago: Political approved for a new elementary where we will pay tribute to fifty Miller, held for over thirty years.
Turmoil in school, and they are happy about years of quality education of several Jody’s brother, Rick, also worked in
Thurmont it. The struggle to get plans and generations of students from the the position, and Jody has been at
Sabillasville-area community.”
appropriation okayed has taken at
SES for fifteen of his twenty years
least ten years, said one Sabillasville Fourth grader Garret Worth’s dad, with FCPS. Jody said, “There have
Page 16 resident. Foxville residents are happy Jason, attended SES, and Garret’s been three Millers in the fifty-year
about the new school. Their children grandmother, Faye Worth, is a history of the school. It’s my honor
Emmitsburg had attended the new Wolfsville volunteer there. Garret said, “I like to continue the legacy that my father
school, but traveled by bus over a
started.” Some may remember the
having a fun teacher (he has Mrs.
Trail Has dangerous mountain road. Mortensen this year), playing with all maze Jack Miller made out of boxes
Rev. Claude Corl, St. John’s
People on Reformed Church, thinks area the kids and stuff.” during the school’s Fall Bazaar. Boy
was that fun!
Mason Newcomer, in third grade
the Move residents will be satisfied with the this year, said, “I like the teachers, For a long time, SES had staff
eight-room school. The new school learning new things, and meeting cooks in the kitchen. Locals
Page 20 will enroll an estimated 200 students all my friends.” His mother, Barb Millie Eyler and Imogene Smith
and will relieve crowded conditions Messner, also attended the school served savory meals for students
…and much more at Thurmont.” and serves on the Parent Teacher every school day. Students who
Organization (PTO). experienced their cooking still yearn
Another PTO volunteer, Angie for a favorite dish. Frederick County
Hahn, said that her husband, Gus, Public Schools (FCPS) switched to
Scan QR centralized meal distribution years
code with ago. Since then, the meals have been
a mobile prepared in Frederick and trucked to
phone schools throughout the county.
to link Despite the replacement of Millie’s
directly and Imogene’s personal touch at
to our lunch, the underlying family feel,
website. — Continued on page 23 —
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