Hobbies to try this year

It is the start of a new year which means “New year, new you,” right? Well, you always hear about the same old New Year’s resolutions of losing weight, going to the gym, eating healthy, reading more, etc. Don’t stray down the same path you have been going down year after year. Instead, why don’t…

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McNichols Plaza Elementary School Receives Lowe’s Toolbox for Education Grant for Outdoor Educational Stadium

The Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation has awarded a $5,000 Lowe’s Toolbox for Education® grant to McNichols Plaza Elementary School in Scranton for the construction of an outdoor educational classroom. McNichols Plaza is one of 608 schools across the United States to be awarded a Lowe’s Toolbox for Education grant during its fall 2017 grants…

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Mountain View School District Family Breakfast

Kingsley, PA – On Tuesday, December 4, 2018, faculty, staff, administration, students and retirees of the Mountain View School District celebrated Family & Consumer Sciences Day – the national celebration that educates families about the importance of preparing healthy meals and “dining in” together. In an effort to encourage students and their families to prepare…

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WSHS Science Classes Donate Care Packages

Students in Mr. Wahl’s and Mrs. O’Brien’s Science classes at West Scranton High School put together care packages containing warm socks, hand warmers, and various hygiene items to be distributed by the Community Intervention Center. Left to right, Colin Amaya, Stephen Tabone, Haley Leonard, Ryan Sophabmixay, Brianna Strein, Rachael Mehl, Emily Rose, Zaynah Williams, Karissa…

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Students of the Month at Mountain View for November

Mountain View students named Students of the Month at the Jr/Sr High School The following students were named students of the month at Mountain View Jr. Sr. High School for the month of May. Students are nominated by faculty members and selected by committee: November’s Students were 8th graders Wes Anderson, Freshman Deanna Holbert and Senior Matt Schwartztrauber. Picture attached: From left to Right: 8th Grader Wes Anderson, Freshman Deanna Holbert, Senior Matt Schwarztrauber,…

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Valley View School News

This holiday season, the Valley View High School Spanish Club collected donations for the Women’s Resource Center of Lackawanna County. They collected more than 200 items, which included children’s hat and gloves, toiletries, and towels. From Left to Right: Fernanda Morato, President; Delayne DePietro, Vice President; Julianna Cotroneo, Treasurer; Ben Siesputowski, Secretary; and Bella Shemonski,…

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Marywood University Receives Moses Taylor Foundation Grant to Enhance Student Training on State-of-the-Art Equipment

Marywood University was recently notified that it is the recipient of the Moses Taylor Foundation Grant in the amount of $103,147 to purchase an Anatomage Table. The Table will enhance the University’s ability to train students on state-of-the-art equipment, and will be utilized in multiple health-related educational programs, including the Physician Assistant, Nutrition and Athletic…

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Valley View School News

Congratulations to Valley View junior Madison Green for her participation in the Poetry Out Loud event held at WVIA’s Sardoni Theater in Avoca. Madison competed with students from across the region, dramatically presenting three poems by various authors to an audience of parents, teachers, students and judges.

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Valley View School News

Valley View High School Counselors hosted a Resume Workshop partnered with The University of Scranton’s Center for Career Development where they provided free Resume writing and education to Valley View Juniors. This free workshop will also take place in the Spring Semester for Juniors as a part of Valley Views College & Career Readiness Program.…

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MMI’s new Harkness tables will help prepare students for college discussion-based learning courses

MMI Preparatory School recently purchased two Harkness tables to transform two classrooms into Collaborative Learning Labs to help prepare students for the discussion-based learning courses they will find in college. The purchase was made possible by a donation from Dr. Philip A. McHale ’58 and Ms. Linda Tishko. The Harkness table-teaching concept was developed by…

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Marywood University Students Collect Gifts for Local Organizations

Marywood University’s department of communication, sciences, and disorders, along with its student chapter of the National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association, recently collected gifts to support the University’s Campus Ministry’s Christmas Giving Tree project. Each year, the Christmas Giving Trees are set up in various locations on campus. The trees are decorated with ornaments for children of…

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