WEST SCRANTON HIGH SCHOOL

West Scranton’s School-Wide Positive Behavior Support Program Honors the December Students of the Month Eleventh graders Aaron Denicola and Rebecca Freeman were chosen as the Students of the Month at West Scranton High School for December 2013.  One girl and one boy are selected each month from names submitted by teachers and staff as part of West Scranton’s…

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The Web We Weave

… is pretty impressive, if we do say so ourselves. We understand that some things take time. And adjustment. And, most importantly, feedback. And we’ve spent an incredible amount of time working on an improved and more user-friendly update to our website. We listened to your suggestions for improving your experience with us and we…

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Almanac

On December 19, 1732, Benjamin Franklin began to publish Poor Richard’s Almanack.  And while Old Ben’s almanac is one of the most famous, it was by no means the first. It wasn’t first in America, and it wasn’t even the first such thing to be published by a member of the Franklin clan: Ben’s older…

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WEST SCRANTON HIGH SCHOOL

West Scranton High School “Angel on the Tree” The Student Council of West Scranton High School held its annual “Angel on the Tree” collection to benefit fellow students of the Scranton School District.  Students and faculty at West Scranton purchased various toys, clothes, and gift items for children “adopted” through the program.  Approximately 50 young children in…

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SHENANDOAH VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL

LVC HS Honors Band & Schuylkill County Chorus   Three members of the Shenandoah Valley “Blue Devil Pride” auditioned and were selected to perform with the LVC High School Honors Band on January 25, 2014 at the Lebanon Valley College. Shown in the photo are (L-R): Kayla Stiely, Elementary Music Instructor, Rocco Roguskie  French Horn,…

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Do you know the SCORE?

On this day in 1958, something pretty special took to the air. Quite literally, in fact: the first communications satellite, called SCORE (Signal Communications by Orbiting Relay Equipment), was launched. While orbiting, the satellite broadcast a  Christmas message from President Dwight D. Eisenhower via short wave radio. It proved for the first time that such…

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MID VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL

The Mid Valley Student Council recently held its annual Thanksgiving Food Drive. This year the students were assisted by Boy Scout Troop 73 of Throop. Students in the school collected enough food and turkeys to deliver Thanksgiving baskets to 25 families in the community. Kneeling (left to right): Joseph Chieffallo, Nicole Hughes, McKenzie Runco, Ashley…

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BLUE RIDGE SCHOOL DISTRICT

Blue Ridge High School Varsity Club Members Picture:  Charlotte Hall, Lindsey Burdick, Kimmy Klim, Kara Empett, Anja Whitehead, Brittany Ucci, Jessica Oakley, Kalieb Scheideler, Evan Aldrich, Sean Woodruff, David Austin & Justin Carpenter Picture:  Austin Cardoza, Ryan Rogers, Amber Brecht, Erin Perry, Kimmy Klim, Abigail Roe, Lindsey Rupakus & Dakota Gulick

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WEST SCRANTON HIGH SCHOOL

West Scranton High School Participates in Trolley Museum’s Festival of Trees West Scranton High School SADD club members donated and decorated a Christmas tree for the Trolley Museum’s annual “Festival of Trees.”  All proceeds benefit the Toys for Tots program. Students who participated were (from L to R): Mackenzie Dommes Brad Robinson Jane Baranowski Cassie…

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CAREER TECHNOLOGY CENTER

CTC Students participate in Operation Cookie! Culinary Arts, Visual Art and Design and Child Development students from the Career Technology Center of Lackawanna County recently assisted with “Operation Cookie.”  “Operation Cookie” is a program that sends homemade cookies and cards to our brave military troops serving overseas this holiday season. (L to R) Elijah Camacho…

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LACKAWANNA TRAIL HIGH SCHOOL

Lackawanna Trail Football Coach Steve Jervis looks on as Jake Adcroft,  a senior on the Lackawanna Trail football team, signed his letter of intent to attend Mansfield University in the fall and participate in their SPRINT football program. Jake played guard/inside linebacker and also served as a captain this past season in which Trail qualified for…

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LACKAWANNA TRAIL HIGH SCHOOL

Six Junior High Students from Lackawanna Trail High School participated in the Marywood University Junior High Honors Band on December 6-7. Students participating were front, from left,  Alaina Jones, Jared Klepaldo and Cassandra Brown, back; Mark DeBree, Matthew Kinback and Bobby Titus. Approximate 160 students participated in the two-day celebration held at Marywood. Students were nominated by individual school music directors with…

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WEST SCRANTON HIGH SCHOOL

West Scranton High School’s 4th annual “Walk Up The Line” Fundraiser Twenty members of the West Scranton High School student body and faculty held their 4th annual “Walk Up The Line” charity fundraiser on Thanksgiving morning.  They braved chilly temperatures and walked nearly 11 miles, raising nearly $350 for local families in need.  The walk began at 7:00…

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RIVERSIDE HIGH SCHOOL

On Saturday, December 7th the German and Spanish Clubs at Riverside High School had the opportunity to staff the gift wrapping table located at the Viewmont Mall.  All proceeds from this fundraiser go to United Cerebral Palsy. United Cerebral Palsy is a non-profit organization providing direct services for children and adults with disabilities in a…

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