Ahoy!

We had to say it. Had to. And there’s probably no better day to do so than on the 138th anniversary of Alexander Graham Bell receiving a patent for a nifty little invention he chose to call the telephone. While Bell’s catchy name for the device stuck, his recommended greeting when using the newfangled apparatus…

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WEST SCRANTON HIGH SCHOOL

West Scranton Student to Attend Regional Band Festival West Scranton High School junior Miguel Mateo was selected to attend the 2014 PMEA Region IV Band Festival.  The event, sponsored by the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association, features the top student musicians from fourteen counties throughout northeast Pennsylvania. This year’s PMEA Regional Band Festival will be held at…

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WEST SCRANTON HIGH SCHOOL

West Scranton’s School-Wide Positive Behavior Support Program Honors the February Students of the Month   Freshman Jenny Nguyen and senior John Ferrara were chosen as the Students of the Month at West Scranton High School for February 2014.  One girl and one boy are selected each month from names submitted by teachers and staff as part of…

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@ Your Service

Ever the optimists, we’re looking for that first robin of spring. Sure, he hasn’t turned up yet, but we’re keeping our eyes peeled all the same. And in the meantime, we’re spending some time with his hardier blue cousin: a little bird we call Twitter. It’s estimated that around 500 million tweets are sent out…

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OLD FORGE SCHOOL DISTRICT

Mr. Christopher Thomas and Mr. Nathan Barrett Principals of the Old Forge School District proudly announce the January High School Students of the Month. Left to right: Ashleigh Avvisato -Grade 7, Kevin Welsh- Grade 8,  Shane Smith Grade- 9, Thomas Domozych Grade -10, Tori Tansley Grade- 11, Isiah Leepier Grade 12, and Mr. Chris Thomas…

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OLD FORGE SCHOOL DISTRICT

Mr. Christopher Thomas and Mr. Nathan Barrett Principals of the Old Forge School District proudly announce the December High School Students of the Month. Left to right: Ryan Skoranski- Grade 7,  Derek Lederer- Grade 8,  Sean Ohler Grade -9,  Armando Sallavanti Grade 10,  Brandon Vahey Grade 11, Courtney Enderline Grade 12 and Mr. Chris Thomas…

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LACKAWANNA TRAIL HIGH SCHOOL

The Lackawanna Trail All Sports Booster Club held its Winter Awards night on Monday February 24, 2014. Following is a list of awards that were presented: Girls Basketball Head Coach Robert Fitzsimmons, Coach’s Award, Daria Lewandowski, Offensive Player, Melissa Grimm, Outstanding Rebounder Nicole Rosa and Defensive Player, Shannon Jones. Basketball Cheerleaders Coach Betty Jo Bergey, Most Improved…

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With Us It’s Personal

Well, it is. While we try our very best to give you a seamless, user-friendly online experience, we understand that there are times that the internet can be a bit lacking. Impersonal, even. And we’d like to remind you that we’ve always got real, live people ready to help you. Even better? Since we’re a…

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True to Type

You’re reading this, so chances are you’re more than a little familiar with a keyboard. Even if you belong to the hunt-and-peck school of typistry, you probably know your way around those keys (you just do it at a more leisurely pace, right? Right!). If you’re past a certain age there’s a strong possibility that…

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Russian In

Nasdarovje! Yeah, yeah. We know. Friday’s still a few hours away, but we’re getting into the spirit of this day: February 27th is National Kahlúa Day, and who are we to miss the opportunity to salute a vital ingredient to the famous White Russian cocktail?! As odd as it may seem now, until a huge…

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VALLEY VIEW HIGH SCHOOL

LOCAL HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT TO GET UNIQUE LOOK AT U.S. NAVAL ACADEMY WHILE ATTENDING FAST-PACED SUMMER SEMINAR   ANNAPOLIS, Md.- The U.S. Naval Academy (USNA) invited a select group of approximately 2,550 young men and women from around the nation and abroad to attend the Naval Academy Summer Seminar program this year. Summer Seminar is…

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MARYWOOD UNIVERSITY

Marywood University Music Education Major Earns Scholarship   SCRANTON, PA—Marywood Music Education major, Mollie Nora Host, Montrose, Pa., was recently awarded the 2014 Charlotte Plummer Owen Memorial Scholarship, which is sponsored by Susan Bissiri and is given annually by the Women Band Directors International (WBDI).   Ms. Host was required to complete a rigorous and…

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VALLEY VIEW HIGH SCHOOL

Valley View High School Coaches vs. Cancer The Valley View Community Raised $8,845.00 for the Coaches vs. Cancer Event held at the high school on January 31, 2014. Presenting the check to the American Cancer Society are; Pictured left to right back row; Desiree Voitek, American Cancer Society Senior Representative; Cheryl Aniska, Valley View Health and Physical Education Teacher; Rob…

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