CAREER TECHNOLOGY CENTER

In the “Skills USA Championships” sponsored by the Career Technology Center the following Mid Valley Seniors were awarded Gold Medals….   Emily Pieskefski – Gold Medal in Advertising Design Brian Pisarcik – Gold Medal in Automotive Refinishing Pictured left to right: Emily Pieskefski (senior), Chad Vinansky – Mid Valley Secondary Principal, Brian Pisarcik (senior)

Free & Easy

It’s the minimum age to be a candidate to serve in the U.S. House of Representatives. It’s the number of cents in a quarter. And it’s how many years of marriage mark a silver wedding anniversary. No matter how you slice it, 25’s a big deal. And with us? It’s a free deal. When you…

Give yourself a hand!

Or even better, 14.3 of them! In the market for a horse or pony? We’ve got ’em. If you’ve ever wondered how horses are measured, wonder no more! When you look at the ads in our Horses & Ponies category, you’ll see things like 16H or 14.3H in them. For those unfamiliar with equine lingo,…

ABINGTON HEIGHTS SCHOOL DISTRICT

Abington Heights High School senior student Evan Eckersley came in first place at the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association’s Region IV Band Festival.  He has qualified through competitive audition to attend this year’s All-State Festival at the Erie Convention Center in late April.    L to R:  High School Principal Pamela Murray and Evan Eckersley

ABINGTON HEIGHTS SCHOOL DISTRICT

The Abington Heights Robotics Team made it to the finals round at the Mid-Atlantic District Competition at Hatboro Horsham High School.  The team will travel to The College of New Jersey for another shot at a district win and then to Lehigh University in April for a shot at the Regional Championship.    The Robotics Team…

MID VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT

The Mid Valley School District, Administrators, and the Art Department are pleased to announce that Sophomore, Laura Penn, earned national recognition in the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards of 2013. Laura has been identified by a panel of creative professionals as one of the most talented artists and writers in the nation. This year,230,000 works of art and writing…

ABINGTON HEIGHTS HIGH SCHOOL

Abington Heights High School senior student Zack Peercy was awarded three Silver Keys and an Honorable mention for writing in The Scholastic Art and Writing Awards contest.  In 2013, over 230,000 works were submitted to The Scholastic Art and Writing Awards.   Zack’s Silver Keys were received for works submitted in “Flash Fiction,” “Science Fiction/Fantasy,” and…

Power Up!

Scholars are pretty sure that it’s how the Great Wall of China was financed. Benjamin Franklin used it to fund the purchase of a cannon to defend Philadelphia. You might have waited with bated breath on Saturday night to see those Powerball results (we did). Ah, lottery. If nothing else, it’s a great excuse to…

Paper Shop. Live.

There are the undead. And then? There’s customer service at Paper Shop. We pride ourselves on having real, live people to take your calls. No robots. No phone trees. And definitely no zombies. To be completely honest, we may be a just a tiny bit less lively on Monday mornings (What?! We’re being honest, here!),…

WEST SCRANTON HIGH SCHOOL

West Scranton Students Win Essay Contest As part of Women’s History Month, which is held in April, the League of Women Voters of Lackawanna County and the Jane Kopas Women’s Center of The University of Scranton held the annual Women’s History Month Essay Contest.  The competition is open to all students in Lackawanna County in…