RIVERSIDE HIGH SCHOOL

On Wednesday, April 16, the Riverside Vikings Read! Book Club Skyped with author Carly Anne West. Club members read Carly’s book The Murmurings and got to talk with her for 45 minutes about her inspiration for the book and about her writing style. They learned about the editing process and got to hear about scenes that didn’t…

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WEST SCRANTON HIGH SCHOOL

Observation Night – West Scranton Technology Club   The West Scranton High School Technology Club observed the nighttime sky on Wednesday, April 16th with the school district’s 8 inch telescope.  From the rooftop of West Scranton High School, students were able to view Jupiter and its moons, Mars, and the nighttime constellations.  A late night…

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MARYWOOD UNIVERSITY

Marywood University’s Business Department Students Win Business Plan Competition   SCRANTON, PA—Marywood University’s business department students recently were awarded first place in the non-collegiate track, as well as the wild card winner and second and third place in the collegiate track, at the TecBridge Business Plan Competition.   The Business Plan Competition is a regional…

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WEST SCRANTON HIGH SCHOOL

West Scranton Students Earn Awards for Earth Day Essay Contest   Twenty-two West Scranton High School students earned awards and honors for their essays written about environmental concerns and conservation.  The Earth Week essay contest was sponsored by the University of Scranton and Pennsylvania American Water.  The theme was: “Water our most precious resource.”   The West Scranton…

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RIVERSIDE HIGH SCHOOL

A second email will be sent with 2 more pictures   Students in Riverside Junior Senior High School’s Life Skills class participated in the 2014 Special Olympics.  Students participated in the walker race, wheelchair race, 50 meter dash, 100 meter dash, standing long jump and softball throw. Each one of them was a “Shining Star”…

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SHENANDOAH VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL

Candidates for the 2014 Shenandoah Valley Spring Queen   Shown in the photo are the ten junior girls who are in contention for the 2014 Shenandoah Valley Spring Queen along with their escorts.  Standing from L-R: Nini Cruz & John Koszyk, Abigail Snitzer & Clarence Grutza, Jacquie Burke & Angelo Maskornick, Jennell Johns & Nick…

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MMI PREPARATORY SCHOOL

MMI student named winner in chemistry competition   (Freeland, PA – May 1, 2014) – MMI sophomore Jay Solgama was the section winner of a chemistry exam and will be honored for his exceptional score. Solgama, the son of Paresh and Arti Solgama of Mountaintop, was a winner on Exam A of the American Chemical…

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MARYWOOD UNIVERSITY

Marywood University Student Wins National Speech-Language-Hearing Association Award   SCRANTON, PA—Marywood University undergraduate student, Laura Drake, Tafton, Pa., was recently informed that she is a 2014 recipient of the Member Honors Award from the National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association (NSSLHA).   The Member Honors Award is given in recognition of Ms. Drake’s outstanding service to students…

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WEST SCRANTON HIGH SCHOOL

West Scranton Athletes Earn Foreign Language Poetry Awards   Two West Scranton High School student athletes recently won awards for outstanding performance in a different arena: that of Spanish poetry recitation. Sophomore Matt Gaul, a member of the school’s basketball, baseball, and football teams, won a first place trophy for his declamation of the poem…

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MMI PREPARATORY SCHOOL

MMI student qualifies for national FBLA competition   (Freeland, PA – April 23, 2014) – Claire Sheen, a junior at MMI Preparatory School, qualified to attend the national Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) National Leadership Conference in Nashville, Tenn., this summer. Sheen, the daughter of Kwangsup and Chaeyun Sheen of Mountaintop, earned second place…

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VALLEY VIEW HIGH SCHOOL

Valley View High School’s Nathan Santarelli will continue his academic and football career at Ursinus College.  Pictured left to right seated; Janice Santarelli, Mother; Nathan; and Randy Santarelli, Father. Standing left to right; Mr. Pete Chapla, Valley View High School Principal; and George Howanitz, Valley View High School Head Football Coach.

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MMI PREPARATORY SCHOOL

MMI eighth-graders inducted into honor societies   (Freeland, PA – April 2, 2014) – Eighth-grade students from MMI Preparatory School were inducted into the National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) and the National Latin Honor Society (NLHS) at a ceremony at the school. MMI Assistant Head of School Charles Seidel provided opening remarks and greeted students,…

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VALLEY VIEW HIGH SCHOOL

Valley View High School Alexa Feduchak will continue her academic and track and field career at Elizabethtown College. Pictured seated left to right; Barb Feduchak, Mother; Alexa;  and Bill Feduchak, Father  Standing left to right; Mr. Peter Chapla, Valley View High SchoolPrincipal and George Howanitz, Valley View High School Girls’ Track andField Head Coach.

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MARYWOOD UNIVERSITY

Marywood University Is Proud to Announce Student’s Fulbright Scholarship   SCRANTON, PA—Marywood University is proud to announce that Rebecca Ann Schwalb has been awarded a Fulbright Scholarship and will begin her assistantship in July working as an English Teaching Assistant in South Korea.   Ms. Schwalb, Mequon, WI, will graduate in May from Marywood University…

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VALLEY VIEW HIGH SCHOOL

Valley View Staff Members recently participated in the Inaugural Scranton Half Marathon on April 6, 2014.Front L to R:   Alison Rodio, Amy Barrett,Staff Members;  Donald Kanavy, Valley View School District Superintendent; Mary Gene Eagen, Valley View School District Director of Curriculum;  Karen Elkins, Susan Rodway, and Donna Valentini, Staff Members  Back L to R:  Lisa Vicki, Fran Paone,…

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