Make AIP a Little Sweeter

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Help make this year’s Arts in the Park as sweet as it can be. We are looking for donations of baked goods for our Bake Sale at this year’s 20th annual Arts in the Park event. Your baked goods will be sold to thousands of people who attend our biggest fund raiser of the year. …

Volunteer for Arts in the Park

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Come be a part of Arts in the Park! Help us to run smoothly by volunteering your time. There are many ways to be involved throughout the whole weekend including set-up, clean-up, and helping with the various booths and events during Arts in the Park.  You can sign-up for  a 1.5 hour slot. If, you’d …


20th Annual Arts in the Park

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It’s almost here! Arts in the Park will be celebrating its 20th Annual Festival sponsored by The Friends of High School Park. Over the past 19 years our festival has highlighted the display and sale of work from over 50 juried artists and craftspeople. Each year the fair draws thousands of people from the Elkins …

A bee on approach.

Investigating Bumblebee Pathogens

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Investigating Bumblebee Pathogens in a Cornell Laboratory By Rosie Nagele, Cornell University, Class of 2018 I peered carefully through the dim red light into the toaster-size bumblebee colony, gripping a pair of long forceps tightly. Nelson, the lab technician, Sally, a lab assistant, and I stood in front of the colonies, preparing to pull eight …

Run for Jake 2015

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We had a great time this past Saturday representing the Friends of High School Park at the Wellness Fair after the Run for Jake.  It was a beautiful day for a race, and to be outside to talk to the runners and watchers about the park. Congratulations to all the participants! Check out the race …

Workdays Underway

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Our Weekend Workdays are now well underway. We have been starting with some Spring cleanup of the gardens around the front of the meadow, clearing leaves and trimming back dead grass and plan parts. It’s great to see some green starting to come through. With all the nice weather we’ve been having the park is …