The Hedgesville High School Alumni Association is accepting nominations for the Outstanding Alumni Award. This award will be presented at the annual banquet held at Hedgesville High School on Saturday, May 30.
Outstanding Alumni nominees must be: A graduate of Hedgesville High School, be outstanding in their field of work, be outstanding in their community service/work and be outstanding in their personal achievement.
Jason Fipps of Berkeley Springs, was named to Mountain State University Culinary School Dean's List for the fall 2008 semester with a 4.0 grade point average. Fipps worked at Lot 12 before going to school.
If you take a long look at your finances and discover that your "NetWorth" isn't much, don't feel bad. You're not alone.
These are tough times. One additional element may be our inability to manage money, or more accurately, debt. We're swimming in it. Credit card debt. Mortgages we can't afford. Financial houses which took big risks with other people's money — hoping for the big payoff — only to collapse under the weight.
It's a remarkable year to be learning the basic principles of economics. Many adults are getting a short-course in it, while local high school students are studying the subject in earnest.
Berkeley Springs High School juniors and seniors in Ron Bittinger's Economics class are getting a close-up view of rising costs, market shifts and consumer spending habits as they collectively run a company they created last fall.