SHENANDOAH VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL

2014 NHS Freshmen Recognition Although ineligible until their sophomore year, the Shenandoah Valley National Honor Society acknowledges members of the freshmen class who have demonstrated academic proficiency, participation in extracurricular activities and involvement in community service endeavors thereby making them suitable candidates for future consideration. The ten freshmen who were recognized are seated (L-R): Kayla…

SHENANDOAH VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL

2014 SV NHS Academic Awards Shown in the photo are the recipients of the special awards presented to them at the 2014 Shenandoah Valley National Honor Society Induction. Academic Recognition awards were presented to the students with the highest academic average in each class with sophomores receiving bronze, juniors silver and seniors gold. Seated (L-R):…

SHENANDOAH VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL

2014 SV Newly Inducted NHS Members  Pictured are the students who have satisfied the requirements for scholarship, leadership, character, & service and were formally inducted into the Shenandoah Valley Chapter of the National Honor Society. The Candlelight ceremony was coordinated by NHS advisors Elizabeth Andrefski & Melissa Kayes. First Row (L-R): Shatiana Sanabria, Elizabeth Cole,…

VALLEY VIEW HIGH SCHOOL

Kourtney Kordish, a senior at Valley View high school, placed first in the WVIA Great Teacher Essay Contest for the NEIU19 District.  Kourntey was selected as a finalist by her English teacher Ms.Kathleen Myers.  Her essay was about Ms. Sue Rodway who played a large role in her middle school experience. Kourtney’s essay and interview can be viewed at WVIA.org…

SHENANDOAH VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL

SV Drama Club Performs at the Wilkes Barre Penguins Hockey Game   Recently the Shenandoah Valley Drama Club showcased their 2014 production of “The Producers”, the musical comedy by Mel Brooks, at the Wilkes Barre Penquins hockey game. The cast performed several numbers from the show during the second intermission of the game, and was…

MMI PREPARATORY SCHOOL

MMI junior amplifies DNA using off-the-shelf components   (Freeland, PA – March 20, 2014) – MMI Preparatory School junior Tristan Gibbons has created a machine that is able to replicate DNA without the use of expensive laboratory equipment. He amplified human DNA fragments through PCR (polymerase chain reactions) Thermal Cycling, a sequence of processes developed…

MMI PREPARTORY SCHOOL

MMI families host exchange students from Mexico   (Freeland, PA – March 24, 2014) – Students from MMI Preparatory School recently hosted exchange students from Mexico, with students from both countries learning valuable cultural and educational lessons. Five middle-school students from Francis Bacon School in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, stayed with families of MMI students and…

MID VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL

Mid Valley Drama Club Director, Patricia Powell, announces that Legally Blonde, The Musical, will thrill audiences on April 11 and 12, in the high school auditorium in Throop. The curtain will rise at 7 PM, and tickets are $8.00 for general admission. (Junior) Alex Varaksa, as Warner Huntington III, (Junior) Marja Bjornstad as Vivienne Kensington,…

MID VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL

Mid Valley High School Student of the Month for February is Senior Joseph Palickar This award is given by the Lions Club of Olyphant. Pictured left to right:  Claudia Kausmeyer – Leo Club Advisor & Mid Valley Faculty member, Joseph Palickar, & Chad Vinansky – Secondary Principal.

WEST SCRANTON HIGH SCHOOL

West Scranton Students Attend University of Scranton’s 8th Annual World Cultures Dinner Seven West Scranton High School students attended a dinner and presentation at the University of Scranton, which was sponsored by the university’s Department of World Languages and Culture. The event – the 8th annual “TA Talk” – featured University of Scranton teaching assistants in the Fulbright program, who…