MMI PREPARATORY SCHOOL

MMI student named winner in chemistry competition   (Freeland, PA – May 1, 2014) – MMI sophomore Jay Solgama was the section winner of a chemistry exam and will be honored for his exceptional score. Solgama, the son of Paresh and Arti Solgama of Mountaintop, was a winner on Exam A of the American Chemical…

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MARYWOOD UNIVERSITY

Marywood University Student Wins National Speech-Language-Hearing Association Award   SCRANTON, PA—Marywood University undergraduate student, Laura Drake, Tafton, Pa., was recently informed that she is a 2014 recipient of the Member Honors Award from the National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association (NSSLHA).   The Member Honors Award is given in recognition of Ms. Drake’s outstanding service to students…

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WEST SCRANTON HIGH SCHOOL

West Scranton Athletes Earn Foreign Language Poetry Awards   Two West Scranton High School student athletes recently won awards for outstanding performance in a different arena: that of Spanish poetry recitation. Sophomore Matt Gaul, a member of the school’s basketball, baseball, and football teams, won a first place trophy for his declamation of the poem…

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MMI PREPARATORY SCHOOL

MMI student qualifies for national FBLA competition   (Freeland, PA – April 23, 2014) – Claire Sheen, a junior at MMI Preparatory School, qualified to attend the national Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) National Leadership Conference in Nashville, Tenn., this summer. Sheen, the daughter of Kwangsup and Chaeyun Sheen of Mountaintop, earned second place…

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VALLEY VIEW HIGH SCHOOL

Valley View High School’s Nathan Santarelli will continue his academic and football career at Ursinus College.  Pictured left to right seated; Janice Santarelli, Mother; Nathan; and Randy Santarelli, Father. Standing left to right; Mr. Pete Chapla, Valley View High School Principal; and George Howanitz, Valley View High School Head Football Coach.

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MMI PREPARATORY SCHOOL

MMI eighth-graders inducted into honor societies   (Freeland, PA – April 2, 2014) – Eighth-grade students from MMI Preparatory School were inducted into the National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) and the National Latin Honor Society (NLHS) at a ceremony at the school. MMI Assistant Head of School Charles Seidel provided opening remarks and greeted students,…

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VALLEY VIEW HIGH SCHOOL

Valley View High School Alexa Feduchak will continue her academic and track and field career at Elizabethtown College. Pictured seated left to right; Barb Feduchak, Mother; Alexa;  and Bill Feduchak, Father  Standing left to right; Mr. Peter Chapla, Valley View High SchoolPrincipal and George Howanitz, Valley View High School Girls’ Track andField Head Coach.

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MARYWOOD UNIVERSITY

Marywood University Is Proud to Announce Student’s Fulbright Scholarship   SCRANTON, PA—Marywood University is proud to announce that Rebecca Ann Schwalb has been awarded a Fulbright Scholarship and will begin her assistantship in July working as an English Teaching Assistant in South Korea.   Ms. Schwalb, Mequon, WI, will graduate in May from Marywood University…

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VALLEY VIEW HIGH SCHOOL

Valley View Staff Members recently participated in the Inaugural Scranton Half Marathon on April 6, 2014.Front L to R:   Alison Rodio, Amy Barrett,Staff Members;  Donald Kanavy, Valley View School District Superintendent; Mary Gene Eagen, Valley View School District Director of Curriculum;  Karen Elkins, Susan Rodway, and Donna Valentini, Staff Members  Back L to R:  Lisa Vicki, Fran Paone,…

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RIVERSIDE HIGH SCHOOL

The Drama Club at Riverside Junior Senior High School, under the direction of club moderator Mrs. Christine McDermott, will host a Talent Show on May 3rd, 2014 at 7Pm in the High School Auditorium. RHS students will sing, dance, twirl, recite poetry and perform comedy routines. Concessions will be available. Ticket cost is five dollars…

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HOLY CROSS HIGH SCHOOL

Holy Cross music and theater students traveled to New York City to attend a performance of “Mamma Mia!” Bishop O’Hara alumna Judy McLane treated the students to a question-and-answer session following the performance.

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MID VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL

Mid Valley Senior, Alex Prislupsky, signs letter of intent to play for the Bloomsburg University’s Basketball Team. Pictured from left to right Front: Sierra Constantine (sister), Lilianna Constantine (niece), Diane Prislupsky (mother), Alex Prislupsky, Paul Prislupsky (dad), Paul Prislupsky (brother). Left to right Back: Tom Nowakowski (Athletic Director), Jerry Dempsey (assistant coach), Mike Abda (head…

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MMI PREPARATORY

MMI team wins science competition   (Freeland, PA – April 10, 2014) – A team of students from MMI Preparatory School won first place in a high school science competition, with another MMI team taking second place. The students competed in the 2014 Bloomsburg Science Iditarod, sponsored by the science departments of Bloomsburg University. The…

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MMI PREPARATORY SCHOOL

MMI student chosen to attend governor’s school   (Freeland, PA – April 16, 2014) – MMI Preparatory School junior Claire Sheen has been selected to attend the Pennsylvania Governor’s School for the Sciences this summer. Sheen, the daughter of Kwangsup and Chaeyun Sheen of Mountaintop, was one of only 56 Pennsylvania students chosen for this…

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CAREER TECHNOLOGY CENTER

The Career Technology Center of Lackawanna County faculty and staff participated in “The Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day” on April 24th. The theme for 2014 is “Plant a Seed, Grow a Future.” The Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day, aimed at children between the ages of 6 and 18, has…

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