HOLY REDEEMER SCHOOL DISTRICT

HOLY REDEEMER JUNIORS TO ATTEND KEYSTONE BOYS STATE PROGRAM     Two Holy Redeemer High School juniors have been selected to attend the Keystone Boys State Program at Shippensburg University. Connor Mulvey and Mike Dubinski were chosen by local American Legion posts to join over 200 other participants in this civics education program. Connor, a resident…

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LACKAWANNA TRAIL HIGH SCHOOL

Daffodils are here can spring be far behind? Once again the Lackawanna Trail Elementary Center community has come together and raised $2,075.00 for the American Cancer Society.  Photo Front, from left, second grade students Maggie Phillips and Phoebe Mattes, middle Ethan Wright, Josh Naniewicz and Noah Stuenzi, back; Daffodil Coordinator Kathy Bossi.

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VALLEY VIEW HIGH SCHOOL

Valley View High School News Members of the Valley View Math Honor Society recently completed their Easter Community Outreach service project. They would like to thank to following business’s and individuals for their generous donations. Gertrude Hawk, Quinn’s Market, First Liberty Bank, Sam’s Club, Wegmans, Wal-Mart, Penn Star Bank, Giant Market, Aramark, Brenda Farrell and Marie Gooch.   Pictured lf…

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Contact Us!

Maybe you’re just a casual reader here. Or maybe you’re someone who’s more comfortable communicating via email. Either way, you’re welcome to contact me. We’re always trying to address questions that people might have about Paper Shop, and whether you’ve got a query about our policies, an inquiry about our history or even just an…

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Floor Plans

The modern word for carpet comes from the Latin carpere, meaning “to pluck”. In the days of the Romans, carpeting was made from unraveled, or plucked, fabric. So the word for carpeting has the same root as “carpe diem”, which means seize (or pluck) the day. That said, here’s our advice to you: carpet diem.…

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MID VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL

Mid Valley Seniors James Yzkanin and Kristin Yorkanis placed 3rd in the NEIU PA HS Regional Computer Fair for their logo design!     The fair was held on March 11 at Keystone College. High School students in grades 9-12 were eligible to enter and compete. Pictured (left to right): Jeffrey Kovaleski – MV Secondary Assistant Principal,…

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LACKAWANNA TRAIL HIGH SCHOOL

Casual Day (Colon Cancer Awareness Saves Adult Lives) was held on  Thursday, March 21st at Lackawanna Trail High School.  Juniors Chelsy Stuble and Sam Palmiter conducted the fundraiser  for their senior project. They sold pins and t-shirts during lunches for the past month. Anyone who participated were allowed to “dress down” for the day wearing their t-shirts that were purchased.…

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WEST SCRANTON HIGH SCHOOL

West Scranton German Club Annual “Deutschlandreise” Tournament   Members of the West Scranton German Club competed in the school’s annual Deutschlandreise Tournament, which tests students on their knowledge of the German language, geography, and culture.  This year’s winners were: sophomore Jason Camp in third place, sophomore Ryan Clarkson in second place, and the first place “meister” (or “winner”…

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Catch Up

We love it when you catch our radio show live on Saturday mornings (that’s why we named it Paper Shop Live! and not something like Paper Shop Whenever Everyone Gets To It!). That said, we understand that life can get in the way of the best made plans, and even if you happen to catch…

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The Bold Standard

Sure, modesty has its place. But you (and your ad) were meant for greater things! You were born to stand out, and it’s only proper that your ad follow suit, right? Right. Get your ad printed in bold type for just $3. It’s easy to do: just ask us when you’re placing your ad on…

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Ad of the Week: Wheel Pants

Because we sell anything and everything, we often get ads for the interesting, the unusual and the extremely specialized. One of the best parts of working here is that we learn so much about so many different things. Here’s where we feature an ad that made us sit up and take notice.  Pants. You’d think…

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Spring Chicken

Why did the chicken cross the road? Good question, and one that’s been pondered for years. Was it to get to the other side? Or for shadier reasons (fowl play)? No, it’s not National Bad Pun Day (that was March 4th). Rather, today is National Poultry Day. And here are more interesting facts than you…

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Feeling salty?

Even if you aren’t, the roads are. Sidewalks, too. You’ve likely noticed dozens of trucks spreading salt over the last 24 hours or so, but did you ever wonder why? In a way, it’s a two-pronged assault on icy conditions. The main reason to spread salt over potentially icy areas is because the salt lowers…

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MID VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL

Mid Valley Juniors who auditioned and placed at the District Level are: Megan Monahan (2nd place) and Hannah Bjornstad (8th place) were selected to advance to the PMEA Regional Chorus Event.Mid Valley Sophomore, Marja Bjornstad auditioned at the District Level and was selected as a 2nd Alternate. Region IV Chorus (District 9) Regional Auditions & Competition will…

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Them’s the breaks.

On this day in 1837, President Grover Cleveland was born. He’s the only president to serve two non-consecutive terms; he was both the 22nd and the 24th U.S. President. We bring up this interesting fact for two reasons. First, we just like odd trivia and historical data. Second, and most importantly, we wanted to remind…

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