Day of Mystery

In the most celebratory sense, of course: March 12th is Alfred Hitchcock Day. While we’re fans of mystery and suspense, we know that both are lots more fun in movies than in real life. And that’s why we do our best to help when you’re puzzled by something. If you’re feeling mystified by any aspect…

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VALLEY VIEW HIGH SCHOOL

Valley View High School winners of the Voice of Democracy Essay Contest, along with the representatives from the local VFW posts.Left to RightStanding: Mr. Chapla, Principal, Stephanie Evans, Emily Walters, Cody Canevari, Kourtney Kordish, Joelle Kaszuba, Ms. Myers, English Teacher.Seated: Rich Capwell, Commander, VFW Dickson City Post 5937, Russ Canevari, Department of PA State Commander, VFW Jessup Post 5544,…

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HOLY CROSS HIGH SCHOOL

Congratulations to Holy Cross students who participated in the PA High School Computer Fair sponsored by NEIU 19. Annie and Alana Siock placed 3rd in Digital Movie, and Bailey Simrell placed 1st in Web Design. Bailey will advance to the State Competition. 

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Ah-one. And Ah-two …

If you’re like some of us here of a certain age *ahem*, you may have spent the ’80s wanting your MTV. And if it hadn’t been for folks like Lawrence Welk, you may never have gotten it. Yep. It’s true. Although we tend to think of music videos as a rather modern innovation, the idea…

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MID VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL

The Mid Valley Jr/Sr High School presented a suicide prevention & mental Health awareness presentation to grades 7-10 on Tuesday March 4th. The Lou Ruspi Jr Foundation provided the program free of charge to help the students identify warning sign & symptoms and to understand the importance of reducing the mental health stigma.The school plans…

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RIVERSIDE HIGH SCHOOL

he Riverside German Club, accompanied by their adviser, Mrs. Heather Mahon, spent a morning volunteering at St Francis Soup Kitchen. Pictured left to right Ravyn Caputo, Morgan Gable, Ellie Luedtke, Mrs. Heather Mahon (Club Adviser), Rebecca Belotti, Sazia Nowshin, Morgan Samsell

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Gentlemen, Start Your Engines!

And on this day in 1936, that’s exactly what they did. The first oval stock car race was held on what was then known as the Daytona Beach Road Course. It was a big deal for several reasons. First? Well, Daytona – enough said. But even more importantly, that course had a great deal to…

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VALLEY VIEW HIGH SCHOOL

Night of Hope Presented by Valley View High School and the LJR Foundation   Left to right; Lou Ruspi jr board member and Valley View GuidanceCounselor Morgan Owen Engelhard:  Valley View Guidance Counselor, LoriKelley,   Therapist Vanessa White, Therapist Christine DeSousa, ValleyView Guidance Counselor Linda Prusinski;  Foundation AdministrativeDirector Emily Naylis, Valley View High School Senior…

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Ahoy!

We had to say it. Had to. And there’s probably no better day to do so than on the 138th anniversary of Alexander Graham Bell receiving a patent for a nifty little invention he chose to call the telephone. While Bell’s catchy name for the device stuck, his recommended greeting when using the newfangled apparatus…

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WEST SCRANTON HIGH SCHOOL

West Scranton Student to Attend Regional Band Festival West Scranton High School junior Miguel Mateo was selected to attend the 2014 PMEA Region IV Band Festival.  The event, sponsored by the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association, features the top student musicians from fourteen counties throughout northeast Pennsylvania. This year’s PMEA Regional Band Festival will be held at…

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WEST SCRANTON HIGH SCHOOL

West Scranton’s School-Wide Positive Behavior Support Program Honors the February Students of the Month   Freshman Jenny Nguyen and senior John Ferrara were chosen as the Students of the Month at West Scranton High School for February 2014.  One girl and one boy are selected each month from names submitted by teachers and staff as part of…

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@ Your Service

Ever the optimists, we’re looking for that first robin of spring. Sure, he hasn’t turned up yet, but we’re keeping our eyes peeled all the same. And in the meantime, we’re spending some time with his hardier blue cousin: a little bird we call Twitter. It’s estimated that around 500 million tweets are sent out…

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OLD FORGE SCHOOL DISTRICT

Mr. Christopher Thomas and Mr. Nathan Barrett Principals of the Old Forge School District proudly announce the January High School Students of the Month. Left to right: Ashleigh Avvisato -Grade 7, Kevin Welsh- Grade 8,  Shane Smith Grade- 9, Thomas Domozych Grade -10, Tori Tansley Grade- 11, Isiah Leepier Grade 12, and Mr. Chris Thomas…

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