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Town of Middletown thriving financially

Town of Middletown thriving financially

By Dominic Scarpignato, RT social media editor

March 3, 2020

Middletown is financially thriving based on an audit reviewed by the burgess and commissioners at its town meeting on Feb. 27. Middletown has had more than $1 million in improvement, connection and capital improvement fees. Middletown’s debt has also been decreased by $740 thousand. The overall net positio...

MHS FFA has a strawberry sale as a fundraiser

MHS FFA has a strawberry sale as a fundraiser

By Lydia Vandre, RT Wrap producer

February 24, 2020

The Middletown High School FFA had a strawberry sale as a fundraiser.

Middletown FFA holds its annual strawberry sale

Middletown FFA holds its annual strawberry sale

By Gabby Pieklo, RT local news editor

February 21, 2020

The Middletown High School FFA Chapter is holding its annual strawberry sale February 2020. The sale started the week of Feb. 3-7 with deliveries coming in the week of Feb. 24-28. The FFA is a group that teaches about agriculture and spreads awareness. FFA student officers help with the sale by sell...

FFA participates in Salvation Army angel project

FFA participates in Salvation Army angel project

By Emma Kufta, RT reporter

December 27, 2019

The FFA chapter participated in the Salvation Army angel project which provides an outfit for children whose parents apply for the extra help.

FCPS drafts two calendar options for the 2020-2021 school year

FCPS drafts two calendar options for the 2020-2021 school year

By Benjamin Bradford, RT reporter

December 20, 2019

The Board of Education of Frederick County is drafting two calendar options for the 2020-2021 school year. The Board is encouraging the FCPS community to comment on which calendar option they believe will be best.  According to the FCPS website, “Each fall, FCPS staff works with a Calendar Commi...

Christmas in the Valley brings holiday cheer to Middletown

Christmas in the Valley brings holiday cheer to Middletown

By Caidyn Ratliff, RT reporter

December 20, 2019

Christmas in the Valley is an annual winter event that happens in Middletown. This event brings joy to children and adults for the winter season by having Santa and other types of events to excite them. There is also a toy drive where participants can give brand new toys, still in the box, to the s...

MUMC holds Christmas breakfast with a visit from Santa

MUMC holds Christmas breakfast with a visit from Santa

By Sarah Buohl, RT reporter

December 7, 2019

Middletown United Methodist Church held its annual Christmas breakfast, including crafts, face painting and a special visit from Santa on Dec. 7 to help support the ASP mission trip.

Teaching classic lit in #MeToo era requires awareness

Teaching classic lit in #MeToo era requires awareness

By Juliana Foster, RT Wrap lifestyle segment producer

December 6, 2019

In light of the expanding #MeToo movement, sexual assault has been an issue more prevelant and addressed than ever. One of the only places that hasn’t been changed because of it and movements like it is the core classes that students have to take. While math and science don’t have much to do with...

MHS gets in the spirit with “A Christmas Carol”

MHS gets in the spirit with

By Luke McLister, RT reporter

December 3, 2019

The Middletown High School drama department is putting on a production of “A Christmas Carol” in the MHS auditorium on December 13-15. The production will be performed by MHS students along with younger students from Middletown Middle and Elementary. “A Christmas Carol” is about a mean-spirited...

Dee Buchanan Nutcracker ballet is a sweet success

Dee Buchanan Nutcracker ballet is a sweet success

By Jacob Holcomb, RT reporter

December 1, 2019

The classic Nutcracker ballet is put on every year by the Dee Buchanan Studio of Dance and was performed on the MHS stage on Nov. 29-30 for the community to come together in holiday spirit.

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