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MAMS student takes 9th place at state Geography Bee

What's next for Gabriela Przybylski? An appearance on “Jeopardy,’’ maybe?gabrielaphoto5 4 16

Przybylski, a sixth-grader at Middletown Area Middle School, finished ninth among 105 finalists in the Pennsylvania National Geographic State Bee on Friday, April 1 at Harrisburg’s State Museum.

The winner qualified for the National Geographic Bee Championships on May 22 in Washington, D.C. The national geography competition is held in schools with fourth- through eighth-grade students.

Gabriela, daughter of Marek and Angela Przybylski, is the first female student to win her middle school’s Geography Bee.

She and other Pennsylvania school champions were required to take an online qualifying test to earn a spot in the state bee.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 May 2016 15:31

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MAHS students break record at Mini-THON

thonphoto5 4 16SLIDEPhoto by Don Graham -- Middletown Area High School students reveal the record amount they raised at their annual Mini-THON.

Students at Middletown Area High School raised a record $31,575.28 at their annual Mini-THON for the Four Diamonds Fund on Friday, April 29, shattering the school’s previous record for donations raised for the charity.

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 May 2016 14:45

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