Marywood University’s Student Veterans Alliance to Host “Tails for Troops” at McDade Park

Marywood University’s Student Veterans Alliance to Host “Tails for Troops” at McDade Park   SCRANTON, PA (March 16, 2015)—Marywood University’s Student Veterans Alliance (SVA) will host its third annual “Operation: Tails for Troops,” at McDade Park, Scranton, to raise money for the non-profit organization, Paws and Stripes. The event will take place on Saturday, April 18,…

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Best Selling Author Christopher Phillips, Ph.D., to Offer Thought-Provoking Lecture at Marywood University

Best Selling Author Christopher Phillips, Ph.D., to Offer Thought-Provoking Lecture at Marywood University   SCRANTON, PA (March 12, 2015)—Marywood University’s Philosophy department, Munley College of Liberal Arts and Sciences will host Christopher Phillips, Ph.D., best selling author, for a thought-provoking lecture and discussion, “What Makes Life Worth Living?” on Friday, April 10, 2015, at 7 p.m.,…

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Students from Riverside’s German club recently attended at a presentation by University of Scranton Teaching Assistants/Fulbright Scholars

Students from Ms. Heather Mahon’s German club recently attended at a presentation by University of Scranton Teaching Assistants/Fulbright Scholars. Each Fulbright scholar spoke about their respective country.  This event is funded by a University of Scranton Diversity Initiatives Grant. Pictured left to right: Sierra Santarsiero Sierra Anderson Morgan Samsell Jessica Kane Jaian Jackson Ms.Heather Mahon,…

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West Scranton Students Attend University of Scranton’s 9th Annual World Cultures Dinner

West Scranton Students Attend University of Scranton’s 9th Annual World Cultures Dinner On Wednesday March 11, nine West Scranton High School students attended a dinner and presentation at the University of Scranton, which was sponsored by the university’s Department of World Languages and Culture.  The event, the 9th annual “TA Talk”, featured University of Scranton teaching…

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Riverside High School junior, Andrew Sheridan, obtained a scholarship through USTA Middle States to attend The Chirico-Cohen Nike Tournament Training Tennis Camp

Riverside High School junior, Andrew Sheridan, obtained a scholarship through USTA Middle States to attend The Chirico-Cohen Nike Tournament Training Tennis Camp at Chestnut Hill College over the summer of 2014. There he spent five days training with and competing against other high level tennis players from around the state. Andrew has been a member…

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Because of a grant that Riverside High School teachers Mr. Ed Flannery and Mr. Bill Pabst are involved in, the school acquired access to the GeoDome SpaceLab

Because of a grant that Riverside High School teachers Mr. Ed Flannery and Mr. Bill Pabst are involved in, the school acquired access to the GeoDome SpaceLab for the week of March 9th  – 13th . The GeoDome is a large tent-like structure equipped with a computer system, gaming equipment, and projector that allows for interactive explorations…

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Samantha Theriault, a junior at Riverside Junior Senior High School, recently won first place in the senior accelerated lyrical division

Samantha Theriault, a junior at Riverside Junior Senior High School, recently won first place in the senior accelerated lyrical division and first place in the senior accelerated solo division at the DanceExplosion Talent competition held in Sparta, NJ .The National dance finals featured studios from all over the country competing for cash and prizes. Competition…

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Representing Lackawanna Trail in Pennsylvania Music Educators Association All State Chorus

Representing Lackawanna Trail in Pennsylvania Music Educators Association All State Chorus March 26-28 in Hershey Pa. Cassandra Brown was one of seven Lackawanna Trail students who participated in the Regional Chorus. Activities: Marching Band, Concert Band, Jazz Band, Madrigal, Interact, Spanish Honor Society, National Honor Society, Track and Art. “I was so excited to be experiencing…

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