Nine SV Musicians Selected for Junior County Band

Nine SV Musicians Selected for Junior County Band Shown in the photo are nine members of the Shenandoah Valley Band who were selected to perform in the Junior County Band Concert on Saturday March 21st at Tri Valley HS. Shown Front Row (L-R): Kayla Stiely-Elementary Band Director, Rylea Gaverick-Oboe, Rebecca Adorno-Clarinet, Kaitlyn Karpovich-Horn, Megan Bell-Trombone,…

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HOLY REDEEMER HIGH SCHOOL HOSTS SPEECH AND DEBATE TOURNAMENT

HOLY REDEEMER HIGH SCHOOL HOSTS SPEECH AND DEBATE TOURNAMENT Holy Redeemer High School recently hosted the Pennsylvania High School Speech League (PHSSL) District 8 state qualifying tournament. Students from 15 schools throughout northeastern Pennsylvania competed in 12 events to select participants for the PHSSL state championship tournament to be held at Susquehanna University in March. The…

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West Scranton Participates in 2015 Bridge Building Competition

West Scranton Participates in 2015 Bridge Building Competition West Scranton High School students competed at the Northeast Pennsylvania Regional Bridge Building Competition on Saturday, February 21st at the Viewmont Mall. Outside of class time, students spent hours designing and testing bridges before entering the competition, adjusting their plans to meet the very strict criteria of the…

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Read Across America Day is a nationwide reading celebration that takes place annually on Dr. Seuss’s birthday.

Read Across America Day is a nationwide reading celebration  that takes place annually on Dr. Seuss’s birthday. Across the country, thousands of schools, libraries, and community centers participate by bringing together kids, teens, and books to celebrate reading with young people. Riverside High School’s annual celebration of Read Across America will be held on Monday, March…

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Riverside Junior Senior High School students in Ms. Temples’ Art Elective participated in creating a centerpiece for the Marley’s Mission 5th Annual Blue Ribbon Gala 2015.

Riverside Junior Senior High School students in Ms. Temples’ Art Elective participated in creating a centerpiece for the Marley’s Mission 5th Annual Blue Ribbon Gala 2015. This event was held at the Hilton in Scranton on February 14t. Marley’s Mission is a non-profit organization that provides equine-based therapy free of charge to children, and their families,…

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Marywood University Students and Faculty Win American Advertising Federation Awards

Marywood University Students and Faculty Win American Advertising Federation Awards SCRANTON, PA (February 24, 2015)—Marywood University graduate and undergraduate students, along with a faulty member, received awards for their design and illustration work at the Northeast Pennsylvania (NEPA) American Advertising Federation (AAF) competition. There are two categories for judging, one for students and one for professionals.…

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Mid Valley Students Participated in Skills USA

Mid Valley Skills Gold Medal winners will go on to compete at the state level in Hershey, April 8,9,& 10, representing District I at the 2015 Skills USA Pennsylvania Leadership and Skill Championships. Left to right: Mr. Chad Vinansky – Secondary Principal,  Mr. Jeff Kovaleski – Secondary Vice Principal, Tyler Czachor (Senior) – Gold Medal – Computer…

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The Knights of Columbus from All Saints Parish, Plymouth, recently held a poster contest themed, “Keep Christ in Christmas”.

The Knights of Columbus Council 11901 from All Saints Parish, Plymouth, recently held a poster contest themed, “Keep Christ in Christmas”. The two winners from Good Shepherd Academy received a certificate along with a gift card to Barnes & Noble. Shown in the photo are GSA winners, Eva Szura and Olivia Vnuk; Mr. Mike McNelis,…

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The Lackawanna Trail All Sports Booster Club held its annual Winter Sports Awards night on February 23. Athletes were recognized for their achievements throughout the season.

The Lackawanna Trail All Sports Booster Club held its annual Winter Sports Awards night on February 23. Athletes were recognized for their achievements throughout the season. Athletes honored were:  Lackawanna Trail Girls Basketball members were, left to right: Head Coach Bob Fitzsimmons, Grace Wetzel, Most Improved; Daria Lewandowski, Coach’s Award; Kerrigan Buck, Hustle Award and…

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Old Forge School District announces January Devil Pride High School Students

Mr. Christopher Thomas and Mr. Nathan Barrett Principals of the Old Forge School District announce January Devil Pride High School Students. The students were chosen based on their recognition for outstanding demonstrations of Devil Pride. Pride stands for Prepared, Respectful, Independent, Dependable, and Example to others. Left to right: Chris Sickle- Grade 7, Lexus Souryavong- Grade…

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