VALLEY VIEW HIGH SCHOOL

The following students from the Valley View High School Chorus qualified for the 2013 PMEA All-State Musical Festival. All-State Chorus: Liz Whitaker, Donavan Darienzo and Erik Miller. The Valley View Senior High Chorus teacher is Stacey Whitaker.  The 2013 PMEA All-State Fesival will be held in Erie April 17-20. Pictured left to right; Donavan Darienzo, Liz Whitaker, and Erik Mille

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WEST SCRANTON HIGH SCHOOL

West Scranton Receives Math/Science Grant West Scranton High School was the recipient of the 2012 Exxon Mobile Educational Alliance Math/Science Grant.  Exxon representative Ms. Melissa Blodnikar, the territory manager for Joe’s Kwik Marts / Lehigh Gas, presented the $500 award to Mrs. Joann Ossont, head of West Scranton’s Science Department.  The funds will be used to purchase computer…

GOOD SHEPHERD ACADEMY

National History Day Winners from Good Shepherd Academy!Good Luck at State Competition in May.Pictured above are sixth through eighth grade students from Good ShepherdAcademy who participated in the Regional Competition of National History Dayon Saturday, March 23, 2013 at Penn State, Wilkes-Barre. Students preparedexhibits, performances, and websites on the annual theme “Turning Points inHistory”. From…

VALLEY VIEW HIGH SCHOOL

Dylan Catapane, a Valley View High School Senior,  participated in the West Point Bridge Building contest.  Over 6,000 students participated across the county and Dylan is now in the top 40.  This month the field will be narrowed down to the top 5.  The program offers college scholarship monies to the top winner. Dylan said: “This was a new experience…

VALLEY VIEW HIGH SCHOOL

Valley View High School Students Selected to All-State BandKayla Powell was selected to the PMEA All-State Jazz Band for Alto Saxophone II Wind Ensemble.David Mirarchi was selected for the PMEA All-State Jazz Band for Alto Saxophone II.The PMEA All-State festival will be held in Erie, PA on April 17-20The Valley View Band director is Mr. Jamie OrfanellaPictured…

MID VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL

On March 21st, C.A.S.U.A.L. Day, the Mid Valley School District participated in a very special local event called C.A.S.U.A.L. (Colon cancer Awareness Saves Unlimited Adult Lives) Day. This awareness event, sponsored by the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute, aims to decrease our region’s high rate of colorectal cancer (as high as 23% above the U.S. average…

GOOD SHEPHERD ACADEMY

Students from Good Shepherd Academy participated  in the Pennsylvania Junior Academy  of Science Regional Meeting at King’s College.  Students design and carry out, and present the experiment and results.  All students earned first awards and will be representing Good Shepherd Academy in the State level of competition in May.  In addition to the first awards,…