Floor Plans

The modern word for carpet comes from the Latin carpere, meaning “to pluck”. In the days of the Romans, carpeting was made from unraveled, or plucked, fabric. So the word for carpeting has the same root as “carpe diem”, which means seize (or pluck) the day. That said, here’s our advice to you: carpet diem.…

MID VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL

Mid Valley Seniors James Yzkanin and Kristin Yorkanis placed 3rd in the NEIU PA HS Regional Computer Fair for their logo design!     The fair was held on March 11 at Keystone College. High School students in grades 9-12 were eligible to enter and compete. Pictured (left to right): Jeffrey Kovaleski – MV Secondary Assistant Principal,…

LACKAWANNA TRAIL HIGH SCHOOL

Casual Day (Colon Cancer Awareness Saves Adult Lives) was held on  Thursday, March 21st at Lackawanna Trail High School.  Juniors Chelsy Stuble and Sam Palmiter conducted the fundraiser  for their senior project. They sold pins and t-shirts during lunches for the past month. Anyone who participated were allowed to “dress down” for the day wearing their t-shirts that were purchased.…

WEST SCRANTON HIGH SCHOOL

West Scranton German Club Annual “Deutschlandreise” Tournament   Members of the West Scranton German Club competed in the school’s annual Deutschlandreise Tournament, which tests students on their knowledge of the German language, geography, and culture.  This year’s winners were: sophomore Jason Camp in third place, sophomore Ryan Clarkson in second place, and the first place “meister” (or “winner”…

Catch Up

We love it when you catch our radio show live on Saturday mornings (that’s why we named it Paper Shop Live! and not something like Paper Shop Whenever Everyone Gets To It!). That said, we understand that life can get in the way of the best made plans, and even if you happen to catch…

The Bold Standard

Sure, modesty has its place. But you (and your ad) were meant for greater things! You were born to stand out, and it’s only proper that your ad follow suit, right? Right. Get your ad printed in bold type for just $3. It’s easy to do: just ask us when you’re placing your ad on…

Feeling salty?

Even if you aren’t, the roads are. Sidewalks, too. You’ve likely noticed dozens of trucks spreading salt over the last 24 hours or so, but did you ever wonder why? In a way, it’s a two-pronged assault on icy conditions. The main reason to spread salt over potentially icy areas is because the salt lowers…

MID VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL

Mid Valley Juniors who auditioned and placed at the District Level are: Megan Monahan (2nd place) and Hannah Bjornstad (8th place) were selected to advance to the PMEA Regional Chorus Event.Mid Valley Sophomore, Marja Bjornstad auditioned at the District Level and was selected as a 2nd Alternate. Region IV Chorus (District 9) Regional Auditions & Competition will…