MMI Preparatory School wins regional Envirothon competition and teams featuring 45 students place in top 26

MMI Preparatory School wins regional Envirothon competition and teams featuring 45 students place in top 26     (Freeland, PA – May 13, 2019) – Forty-five MMI Preparatory School students placed in the top 26 during the regional Envirothon competition, including the team of Alexander Sessock, Kaitlyn McGeehan, Kai Mele, Dominique Kline, and Benjamin Putnam,…

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Jeremy Seymour Signs with George Mason University

Jeremy Seymour Signs with George Mason University  On Wednesday, May 8, 2019, a signing day was held for West Scranton senior Jeremy Seymour, who gave his commitment to George Mason University for wrestling.  Congratulations, Jeremy! Photo: Seated (L to R): Phil Seymour, Jeremy Seymour, Roxanne Seymour, and Kayla Seymour; Standing (L to R): Mr. Rick Bresser (West Scranton Athletic…

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Valley View School News

 Valley View’s Patrick Redman will continue his academic and track & field career at Misericordia University. Seated left to right: Paige Redman, Trish Redman, Patrick Redman, and John Redman. Standing left to right: Chris Mendicino, Principal; Pete Kolankoski, Track & Field Coach; George Howanitz, Track & Field Coach; Chris Killiany, Athletic Director; and Lori Kelley,…

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Valley View School News

Congratulations to the Valley View Middle School girls that participated in the STEM competition on Saturday, April 27th. The 7th grade team, Riley Aquilino, Ella Mattise and Mary Zabielski, came in 2nd place overall and scored the highest in the Science Portion of the Competion. Two 6th grade teams, Ella Brudnicki and Kylie Krzak, and…

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Marywood University Senior Student Teachers Prepare for Graduation

Marywood University student-teachers are preparing for graduation and wrapping up their student-teaching assignments at various school districts throughout the area including: Abington Heights, Dunmore, Lakeland, Mid Valley, Old Forge, Riverside, Scranton, Valley View, Wallenpaupack, and Western Wayne. Since its inception, Marywood has been educating teachers in multiple disciplines, preparing them to teach at primary and…

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Marywood University Professor Named Communications Board Chair for the Pennsylvania Psychological Association

Tracie L. Pasold, Ph.D., associate professor in the Psychology and Counseling department at Marywood University, was recently named Communications Board Chair for the Pennsylvania Psychological Association (PPA). Dr. Pasold has been involved with the PPA since 2014.   “I am thrilled to have been nominated to run for Communications Board Chair for the PPA. The…

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Marywood University Professors Present at 2019 Pennsylvania Speech-Language Pathology Convention

Two Marywood University professors in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Vijayachandra Ramachandra, Ph.D., associate professor, and Bruce Wisenburn, Ph.D. associate professor, recently presented at the 2019 Pennsylvania Speech-Language-Hearing Convention, which was held in Lancaster, Pa. Dr. Ramachandra presented a seminar titled, “How Synesthesia Can Inform Us about Language Acquisition in Children and Language…

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