Forty-five MMI students capture first place at Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science competition

­­­Forty-five MMI students capture first place at Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science competition   (Freeland, PA – March 8, 2016) – Forty-five of MMI Preparatory School’s 55 entrants placed first at the recent Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science competition at Wilkes University in Wilkes-Barre. Ali Aijaz, Gabriella DeMelfi, Garrett Kost and Chava Kornblatt all placed…

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The Old Forge Spirit Squad collected kitchen items and monetary donations to help The Old Forge Life Skills clas

Old Forge Donates The Old Forge Spirit Squad collected kitchen items and monetary donations to help The Old Forge Life Skills  class and students with everyday supplies for their classroom. Pictured Left to Right: 1st row: Varsity Cheer Coach: Kelly Tansley Cheerleaders: Madison Schuback Lexi Tayoun Jennie Thomas Mattia Krappa Lexi Digregorio Christa Eisele Tanasha…

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The Old Forge School District participated in the Northeast regional Cancer Institutes Casual Day

The Old Forge School District participated in the Northeast regional Cancer Institutes Casual Day on Thursday March 31st.  The Old Forge Teachers and Staff donated $1,050 to this great cause. Pictured left to right : Sitting: Jennifer Churla, Paula Marsico, Beth Spedding, Brenda Schuback, Aleca Semenza, Jessica Casey, Emily Gray. Standing Left to right: Joann…

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Marywood University to Hold Undergraduate Open House

Marywood University to Hold Undergraduate Open House   SCRANTON, PA (March 31, 2016)-Marywood University will hold an undergraduate open house on Saturday, April 16, 2016, for high school students and their parents. The program will begin with registration at 9 a.m., in the Fireplace Lounge in the Nazareth Student Center, on the university’s campus. The…

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SADD Club Members Participate in Anti-Tobacco Training

SADD Club Members Participate in Anti-Tobacco Training The West Scranton High School SADD club members recently participated in an anti-tobacco training program presented by Mr. Anthony Delonti of the American Lung Association.  The students were informed of the negative consequences of tobacco use and were trained to become peer educators to younger students. Pictured are…

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SQUARE DANCE / HOEDOWN at the Beach Lake Firehall

SQUARE DANCE / HOEDOWN at the Beach Lake Firehall, Route 652, Beach Lake PA. Saturday, April 16, 2016, 7:00pm to 10:00pm. Admission Fee $5.00 (Ages 12 and older). Sponsored by the Beach Lake Volunteer Fire Company Ladies Auxillary. Food and beverages available for purchase. There will be Cakewalks at $1.00 per person per cakewalk. BYOB.…

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Good Shepherd Academy Easter Service Project

Easter Service Project With donations collected from the entire school, the Good Shepherd Academy Service Club created more than fifty baskets for The Friends of the Poor. Pictured with some of the baskets are from left to right: Koel Kurash, Madison Dewees, Xavier Evans, Matthew Spiccioli, Hannah Kern and Jeffrey Stilp.

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The Old Forge Lions Easter Egg Hunt

The Old Forge Lions Easter Egg Hunt was held on Saturday March 19th.  The Old Forge High School LEO club volunteered at the event. First row- Allie Yudiski, Jayna DeLucca, Ashleigh Avvisato, Denise Evans, Julian Giglio, Patrick McCool, Angela Booth, Scarlett Spager Back row- Ian Hook, Jenn Regan, Francesca Samony, Shawna Heckman, Anna Kuckla, Ashley…

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Marywood University to Host Third Annual Community Leadership Celebration

Marywood University to Host Third Annual Community Leadership Celebration SCRANTON, PA (March 21, 2016)-Marywood University will host its Third Annual Community Leadership Celebration on Thursday, May 5, 2016, in the Center for Athletics and Wellness on Marywood’s campus. The event will honor Northeastern Pennsylvania natives Gerard and Marie Terotta Roche, currently of Chappaqua, N.Y., with…

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Students of Good Shepherd Academy recently competed in the regional National History Day competition

Students of Good Shepherd Academy recently competed in the regional National History Day competition, held at Misericordia University. Kurtis Nordmark was awarded the Individual Local History prize. Jordyn Dutko, Abby Jones, and Lily Loughney were awarded the Group Local History prize, along with placing second in the Junior Group Performance category. The school also earned the Junior Division Third…

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