What happens in Vegas …

… creates quite a stir on The Milton Berle Show! On this day in 1956, Elvis Presley shook things up when he appeared on TV to perform “Hound Dog”. It was the first time The King performed the song for a television audience, and his now-famous gyrations – very shocking at the time – created…

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OLD FORGE SCHOOL DISTRICT

The Old Forge Veterans Committee and all of the veterans of Old Forge continue their service to out nation and our local community by generously awarding scholarships to graduating seniors at old Forge high School.  Over the past 9 years, the Old Forge Veterans Committee has donated over $36,000 to graduates of Old Forge High…

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WEST SCRANTON HIGH SCHOOL

LOCAL SPANISH STUDENTS SCORE HIGH ON NATIONAL EXAM Forty-one Spanish language students from West Scranton High School attained national recognition for their excellent performance on the 2013 National Spanish Examinations.  These students earned certificates of honor at the first, second, third, and fourth levels of Spanish.   Front row (L to R): Cara Anzulewicz, Jasmine Quintana,…

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Cat-egories

We’d like to emphasize the gravity of the situation: cat. Door. And if you’re a cat owner, you know that whichever side of the door the cat’s on is decidedly the wrong side. When he wasn’t busy formulating the laws of gravity and making countless discoveries in the worlds of optics and mathematics, Sir Isaac…

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The Big Picture

On this day in 1896, Henry Ford did a test run. He took his invention, called the quadricycle, for a pre-dawn spin through the streets of Detroit. Of course, it was his intention that the new horseless carriage should remain relatively unnoticed. But your horseless carriage? Let’s get it seen! When you advertise your car,…

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VALLEY VIEW HIGH SCHOOL

Valley View High School National Fitness Award Winners   Shannon Carey, Kristy Vancosky, Lily Holeva, Matt Staback, Darrell Ashton, Tony Castellani, Troy Uhrin, Christian Williams, Mariah Browning, Gina Coccetti, Kristen Casciano, Colleen Martin, Jillian Urnoski, Alexandra Evans, Brenna Garrick, Lauren Merli, Danielle Guari, Brandon Long, Angelo Risteski, Carol Lasky, Avianna Compierchio, Tiffany Gregori, Jessie Addley, Thomas Aniska, Kyle Glucksnis, Ron…

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CARBONDALE AREA HIGH SCHOOL

Joseph W. Farrell, principal of Carbondale Area High School, has announced the following honor graduates of the Class of 2013:     Valedictorian Peter Carter has been chosen as Valedictorian of the Class of 2013 Peter has had a commendable scholastic and extracurricular record while attending Carbondale Area.  He is currently ranked first out of…

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MID VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT

Senior, Nicholas Michini, was chosen Mid Valley Student of the Month for May. Mid Valley Student of the Month is sponsored by the Olyphant Lions Club.Pictured left to right: John “Jack” Horvath (MV teacher and Olyphant Lion’s Club member), Nicholas Michini, Chad Vinansky (Mid Valley Secondary Principal).

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WEST SCRANTON HIGH SCHOOL

The West Scranton AP Physics Class used their knowledge of phase transformation, vacuum, and atmospheric pressure to successfully demonstrate the classic “Oil Drum Crush”.  A 55 gallon steel oil drum was imploded using only atmospheric pressure which we all take for granted in our daily lives.  Pictured from left to right: Teacher Scott Dustman and students Josh…

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SHENANDOAH VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL

2013 SV Wall of Fame Inductees At the recent Shenandoah Valley Commencement exercises, three prominent alumni became the 16th class to be formally inducted into the school’s “Wall of Fame.” The three who briefly spoke & offered some words of advice to the graduating seniors are shown in the photo prior to the commencement. (L-R):…

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SHENANDOAH VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL

SV Commencement Student Speakers 2013 Shown prior to the 2013 Shenandoah Valley High School Commencement Exercises are the three students who delivered addresses on the 3 R’s posing with the school’s administration. Shown (L-R): High School Principal Phillip Andras, Valedictorian Sarah Daguio (Reflections), Thomas Twardzik (Respect), Alison Semanchik (Responsibility), and Superintendent Dr. Stanley Rakowsky.

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LACKAWANNA TRAIL HIGH SCHOOL

Lackawanna Trail High School Assistant Principal Dr. Mark Murphy announced the students who were nominated for Students of the Month (SOM) and Power of the Paws (POP) for March. Students receiving nominations for Students of the Month were nominated by the faculty for their academic effort, citizenship and school service. Students receiving nominations for Power…

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LACKAWANNA TRAIL HIGH SCHOOL

Lackawanna Trail High School Assistant Principal Dr. Mark Murphy announced the students who were nominated for Students of the Month (SOM) and Power of the Paws (POP) for April. Students receiving nominations for Students of the Month were nominated by the faculty for their academic effort, citizenship and school service. Students receiving nominations for Power…

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The Final Countdown

Doo doo doo doo Doodoodoodoodoo … Okay, okay. Our sincere apologies to Europe (the band, not the continent). To be fair, though, we never claimed that covers of ’80s tunes were our strong suit. But we do tend to get that ditty stuck in our heads from, well, about noon on Thursday until promptly 11…

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