SHENANDOAH VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL

Shown being congratulated by her fellow candidates is Jacquie Burke (fourth from the left wearing the crown) after the announcement that she was selected as the Shenandoah Valley 2014 Homecoming Queen. Homecoming events are coordinated by senior class advisers Dawn Bench and Janette Zellers.

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WEST SCRANTON HIGH SCHOOL

Ms. Jacquelyn Harris’ German classes held their annual celebration of Oktoberfest on Friday, October 24.  During the event, students celebrated German culture and traditions as part of their classes for the day.  (Some even donned the traditional Dirndl costume of a German fraulein!)  German students listened to traditional and modern German music, including the national anthem of Germany,…

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WEST SCRANTON HIGH SCHOOL

West Scranton German Classes Celebrate Oktoberfest Ms. Jacquelyn Harris’ German classes held their annual celebration of Oktoberfest on Friday, October 24.  During the event, students celebrated German culture and traditions as part of their classes for the day.  (Some even donned the traditional Dirndl costume of a German fraulein!)  German students listened to traditional and modern German music,…

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MARYWOOD UNIVERSITY

Marywood University Will Hold Free, Confidential Memory Screenings   SCRANTON, PA—As part of National Memory Screening Day—an annual initiative of the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA)—Marywood University in Scranton, Pa., will offer free, confidential memory screenings on Tuesday, November 18, 2014. Screenings will be held from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., at the Psychological Services…

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WEST SCRANTON HIGH SCHOOL

Homecoming was held last Friday, October 17 against Abington Heights.  West Scranton won the game 23-20. The 2014 Homecoming Court (L to R): Jasmine Quintana, Anthony Beltran, Leah Farino, Jerry Coyne, 2014 Homecoming King Eric Denicola, returning 2013 Homecoming King Paul Emiliani, returning 2013 Homecoming Queen Marissa Pazzaglia, 2014 Homecoming Queen Candace Fox, Sarah Williams, Cesar…

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RIVERSIDE HIGH SCHOOL

Riverside senior, Sal DeFrancesco, earned the honor of Commended Student for his 2013 PSAT Score. Sal is pictured with his parents and high school principal.   PIctured left to right, Mrs. Beth DeFrancesco, Sal DeFrancesco, Mr. Salvatore DeFrancesco, Principal Mr. Joe Moceyunas  

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MARYWOOD UNIVERSITY

People on the Move   Marywood University Dr. Francis DeMatteo     Francis DeMatteo, Ph.D., associate professor and coordinator of the School Psychology program at Marywood University, was recently notified that he would receive Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s (IUP) Alumni Scholar Award, on November 13, 2014, at the annual awards banquet at IUP.   Prior…

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MARYWOOD UNIVERSITY

Marywood University to Celebrate Veterans Day with Field of Flags and Special Ceremonies  SCRANTON, PA—Marywood University’s Office of Military and Veteran Services and the Student Veteran Alliance will lead activities to honor those who are serving and who have served our country on Tuesday, November 11, 2014, at 10 a.m., at the Marywood Veterans Resource Center,…

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WEST SCRANTON HIGH SCHOOL

West Scranton Runner Qualifies for State Championship in Cross Country Runners on the West Scranton cross country team participated in the District 2 cross country meet on Wednesday, October 22.  West Scranton sophomore Colin Kelly finished in 8th place overall in the AAA category, beating out approximately 100 other runners from schools across six counties in northeast PA.  His accomplishment…

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RIVERSIDE HIGH SCHOOL

Once again, Riverside Junior Senior High School is celebrating National Teen Driver Safety Week. During National Teen Driver Safety Week, our high school is participating in Celebrate My Drive. Riverside is participating in the program because teen driver safety is important to us and our school will have a chance to win a $100,000 grant from State Farm! We…

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MARYWOOD UNIVERSITY

Marywood University Board of Trustees Announces The Munley College of Liberal Arts and Sciences  The Marywood University Board of Trustees announced on October 18 that it affirmed the naming of The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences in honor of Sister Anne Munley, IHM, Ph.D.  The Munley College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is one…

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OLD FORGE HIGH SCHOOL

The Old Forge High School Leo Club sold paper pumpkins to raise money for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation​. The club raised $200.00 for the cause. The Leo Club officers are pictured here. From left to right: Jennifer Wyandt: Advisor Meredith Giglio: Treasurer Danny Zaykowski: Vice President Paul McCool: President Amanda Katchmar: Secretary

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MARYWOOD UNIVERSITY

Marywood University to Host Free Sichuan Opera   SCRANTON, PA—Marywood University will host a performance by the Sichuan Chengdu Opera House on Tuesday, October 28, 2014, in the Sette LaVerghetta Center for Performing Arts, on the university’s campus. This event is free and open to the public.   The group will perform Desire Under the…

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MARYWOOD UNIVERSITY

ILLUSTRATION EXHIBITION   DRAFTSMANSHIP AND STORYTELLING Art from the Golden Age of American Illustration October 24 – December 7, 2014 Suraci Gallery, Marywood University Opening Reception: October 24, 6–8 PM Gallery Talk: October 29, 3 PM   Marywood University presents DRAFTSMANSHIP AND STORYTELLING: Art from the Golden Age of American Illustration.The exhibition opens October 24th…

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