West Scranton Receives STEM Grant

West Scranton Receives STEM Grant Mr. Rick Portelli from Lehigh Gas Wholesale presented West Scranton High School with a $500 STEM grant. Lehigh Gas has been committed to supporting the technology initiative at West for many years. The mathematics and science departments will benefit from the grant, which will be used for software designed to…

Marywood University’s Music, Theatre, and Dance Department Students Receive Honors at Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival

Marywood University’s Music, Theatre, and Dance Department Students Receive Honors at Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival SCRANTON, PA (January 29, 2018)—Marywood University music, theatre, and dance department students recently participated in and received honors at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF), which was held at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, Pa. Tiffany Atkins,…

Noah Poesnecker wins MMI National Geographic Bee

Noah Poesnecker wins MMI National Geographic Bee   (Freeland, PA – January 29, 2018) – Eighth grader Noah Poesnecker won MMI Preparatory School’s in-school competition of the National Geographic Bee and will advance in the competition for a chance to win a $50,000 college scholarship. Sixth grader Heath Williams was the runner-up in MMI’s competition. Poesnecker…

Valley View High School News

Valley View High School News The Valley View High School Life Skills Support classroom made 11 fleece-tie blankets to donate to St. Francis of Assisi Kitchen. The money was raised through the student school-run Cougar Coffee Cart. Students raised money throughout the month of December to go towards the fleece fabric and tools needed to…

Marywood University’s 2017 Physician Assistant Graduates Earn 100 Percent Pass Rate on National Exam

Marywood University’s 2017 Physician Assistant Graduates Earn 100 Percent Pass Rate on National Exam   SCRANTON, PA (January 26, 2018)—Marywood University’s Physician Assistant graduates from the Class of 2017 earned a 100 percent first-time pass rate on their national exam. Physician Assistant National Certifying Exam (PANCE), the national certifying examination given to graduating physician assistants, must…

Marywood University’s Dance Department to Hold Auditions for Ballet

Marywood University’s Dance Department to Hold Auditions for Ballet   SCRANTON, PA (January 25, 2018)—Marywood University’s music, theatre, and dance department will hold auditions for the ballet, Cinderella, on Saturday, February 10, at 11 a.m., in the Center for Athletics and Wellness, Room 230. Pointe experience is preferred, but not required. The performance of Cinderella will be presented…

Valley View High School News

Valley View High School News Jerry Histed was the Head Boys’ Soccer Coach at Valley View for 15 years and was responsible for getting the program re-established in the fall of 1992 after a one year hiatus. Through the years Mr. Histed had a profound effect on all of the players that came through the…

Why to Get Rid of Clothes

Your closet right now probably has 1, 3, or 7+ articles of clothing that you don’t wear. Getting rid of clothes can be hard to do. The reason for this is because when you look at your clothes it is a visual representation of your money. Another could be that you are associating it to…

MMI literary magazine Recommended for Highest Award

MMI literary magazine Recommended for Highest Award   (Freeland, PA – January 25, 2018) – MMI Preparatory School’s literary magazine, Angst, was ranked as Recommended for Highest Award in the nation from the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) as part of its 2017 Program to Recognize Excellence in Student Literary Magazines (PRESLM) Awards. The latest edition of Angst was…