WEST SCRANTON HIGH SCHOOL

West Scranton Senior Selected as a Student Ambassador   This year, sixteen of the finest high school seniors from each of the high schools in Senator John P. Blake’s 22nd Senatorial District were selected to participate in a program as a student ambassador. Schools from Lackawanna, Luzerne, and Monroe Counties were represented.  West Scranton High School senior Cara…

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WEST SCRANTON HIGH SCHOOL

West Scranton High School Participates in 11th annual Tour de Scranton Students from West Scranton High School volunteered, walked, ran and biked at the Eleventh Annual Tour de Scranton on Sunday, April 27th. The students raised money for the annual benefit which is held in memory of Erin Jessica Moreken and was established in 2002…

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WEST SCRANTON HIGH SCHOOL

West Scranton Students Photograph Local Historical Sites as Part of Technology Grant Project West Scranton students photographed local historical sites “from above” as part of a Lackawanna Heritage Valley Authority mini grant project.  Students are using a remote controlled quad-copter to video and photograph environmental and historical sites throughout Lackawanna County. Students learn about the…

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RIVERSIDE HIGH SCHOOL

Live Nation Teams Up with Riverside High School Art Department for 2014 Recycling Efforts at Toyota Pavilion Students, faculty, and friends of the Riverside School District contributed their unwanted plastic and metal beverage caps to bring awareness of the importance of recycling. The caps were collected and brought to Ms. Temples’ art room where they…

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WEST SCRANTON HIGH SCHOOL

West Scranton “Drive 2 Life” Contest Winners Three West Scranton High School earned awards in the national “Drive 2 Life” contest, which is co-sponsored by Scholastic and the National Road Safety Foundation.  Over 900 entries were received in the nationwide competition, which is open to students in grades 6-12.  To enter, individual students create a template…

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HOLY CROSS HIGH SCHOOL

Holy Cross Fiction Fanatics came in first place at the NEIU 19 Reading Competiton.Back row (left to right): Gabrielle Gregory, Sarah Sporko, James Basting, Christian Anderson, Taylor Augustyn, Claire Duncan, Cierra Marino, Alex CovaleskiFront row (left to right): Kerrigan Kincel, James Hanna, Rachel Mackrell, Kelsey Widdick, Maggie Rainey, Allison Bauman

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HOLY REEDEMER HIGH SCHOOL

Holy Redeemer Students Finalists In State Speech & Debate Competition Four  members of Holy Redeemer High School’s Speech and Debate team were named finalists in the state championship competition held at Susquehanna University. Over 100 schools and over 700 students competed. Maria Khoudary placed second in the state in Impromptu Speaking, Donald Stephens placed third…

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MID VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL

Mid Valley Scholastic Art Competition WinnersFrom Left: Sara Aslam (Senior), 3 Honorable mentions for Photography Jess Bonacci (11th), 1 gold key for Photography Bethany Spencer (10th), Gold and Honorable Mention for sculpture Kyli Gibbon (12th), gold key/American visions award, silver key and honorable mention for 3 Photography pieces Stanley Gongliewski (11th), 1 honorable mention for…

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LACKAWANNA TRAIL HIGH SCHOOL

Senior members of the Lackawanna Trail Baseball team and their parents were honored at their last home game on May 8.   Seniors honored were: front, from left, Bryan Tuft, Bill Lee, Jon Zedar, Brian Kearney and Matthew Flynn; middle, Jennifer Gower, Janine Lee, Sandy Gertz, Lisa Kearney and Deborah Flynn; back, Gary Brim, Bill Lee…

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RIVERSIDE HIGH SCHOOL

The Drama Club at Riverside Junior Senior High School, under the direction of club moderator Mrs. Christine McDermott, hosted a Talent Show on May 3rd. Proceeds benefited the Riverside High School’s Student Help Fund, which assists students in need Pictured, Talent Show winners from left to right: Musical Performance winner Before It’s Too L8 band members Jeremy…

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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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