CAREER TECHNOLOGY CENTER

CTC Students participate in Operation Cookie! Culinary Arts, Visual Art and Design and Child Development students from the Career Technology Center of Lackawanna County recently assisted with “Operation Cookie.”  “Operation Cookie” is a program that sends homemade cookies and cards to our brave military troops serving overseas this holiday season. (L to R) Elijah Camacho…

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LACKAWANNA TRAIL HIGH SCHOOL

Lackawanna Trail Football Coach Steve Jervis looks on as Jake Adcroft,  a senior on the Lackawanna Trail football team, signed his letter of intent to attend Mansfield University in the fall and participate in their SPRINT football program. Jake played guard/inside linebacker and also served as a captain this past season in which Trail qualified for…

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LACKAWANNA TRAIL HIGH SCHOOL

Six Junior High Students from Lackawanna Trail High School participated in the Marywood University Junior High Honors Band on December 6-7. Students participating were front, from left,  Alaina Jones, Jared Klepaldo and Cassandra Brown, back; Mark DeBree, Matthew Kinback and Bobby Titus. Approximate 160 students participated in the two-day celebration held at Marywood. Students were nominated by individual school music directors with…

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WEST SCRANTON HIGH SCHOOL

West Scranton High School’s 4th annual “Walk Up The Line” Fundraiser Twenty members of the West Scranton High School student body and faculty held their 4th annual “Walk Up The Line” charity fundraiser on Thanksgiving morning.  They braved chilly temperatures and walked nearly 11 miles, raising nearly $350 for local families in need.  The walk began at 7:00…

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RIVERSIDE HIGH SCHOOL

On Saturday, December 7th the German and Spanish Clubs at Riverside High School had the opportunity to staff the gift wrapping table located at the Viewmont Mall.  All proceeds from this fundraiser go to United Cerebral Palsy. United Cerebral Palsy is a non-profit organization providing direct services for children and adults with disabilities in a…

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RIVERSIDE HIGH SCHOOL

Gingerbread Houses Riverside German Club’s annual building of the gingerbread houses took place on Wednesday, December 4th.  Five houses were built using icing, graham crackers and various decorations.  All houses were on display during Riverside’s Celebration of the Season where voting for the best gingerbread house took place. Pictured left to right: Abigail Rushefski, grade…

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OLD FORGE HIGH SCHOOL

 The Old Forge High School Leo Club took part in the United Neighborhood Centers’ 34th Annual Thanksgiving Food Basket Program on November 26th. The program provides Thanksgiving dinners to families in need in our area.    Back Row: Daicia Tompkins, Melaina Pepsin, Amanda Katchmar, Toriana Gaddy, Aisha Aldubayan, Paul McCool, David Pietryka Front Row: Denise Evans,…

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RIVERSIDE HIGH SCHOOL

Members of Riverside High School’s Life Skills class assisted Student Council members in decorating the school’s Christmas tree in the high school commons. From left to right Matthew Thubborn Britteny Morse Allison Jenkins Sarah Driesbaugh Jason Shoemaker Jordan Gallager Michael Emel Amy Thubborn Tiffany Brady Kelsey Shaughnessy, student council president Joe Janesko Abbey Wzorek, student…

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MID VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL

 Radius40 partnered with Penn State Worthington Scranton’s (PSWS) Business Department to provide a student to student mentoring experience for approximately 30 high school students from Lackawanna Trail, Lakeland, Mid Valley, and Wallenpaupack Area High Schools Oct. 4 on the PSWS campus in Dunmore. The S2S (student to student) Speed Mentoring Program, developed by Radius40, gives…

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WEST SCRANTON HIGH SCHOOL

West Scranton’s School-Wide Positive Behavior Support Program Honors the November Students of the Month Twelfth graders Valerie Valencia and Jon Knight were chosen as the Students of the Month at West Scranton High School for November 2013.  One girl and one boy are selected each month from names submitted by teachers and staff as part of West…

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WEST SCRANTON HIGH SCHOOL

West Scranton Students “Plant the Promise” Students from the West Scranton High School SADD club, in conjunction with the school’s community service club, participated in the “Plant the Promise” campaign.  The students promised to avoid destructive decisions by planting tulip bulbs in memory of a loved one in the school’s courtyard.   Pictured from left to…

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MID VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL

Mid Valley Secondary Center held a memorial blood drive, sponsored by the MV Leo Club, in memory of Ann Marion Peslak, a former Mid Valley faculty member and librarian, who lost her battle with cancer this past September. Standing left to right are: Chad Vinansky – (MV Secondary Principal), John Nicodem (Lackawanna County Red Cross), Josh Hinders (Senior and Leo Club Secretary), Vienna…

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Ad of the Week: Petrified Tree Stump

Because we sell anything and everything, we often get ads for the interesting, the unusual and the extremely specialized. One of the best parts of working here is that we learn so much about so many different things. Here’s where we feature an ad that made us sit up and take notice. We wood *ahem*…

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