HOLY REEDEMER HIGH SCHOOL

HOLY REDEEMER HIGH SCHOOL HOLDS HOMECOMING   Holy Redeemer High School concluded a week of homecoming activities with the announcement of its Royal Homecoming Court and the crowning of the king and queen. Tram Le and Vincent Villani were named queen and king during a pep rally held the night before the homecoming game. They and…

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CAREER TECHNOLOGY CENTER

CTC Student of the Month Announced   The Career Technology Center of Lackawanna County November “Student of the Month” is Culinary student Jolyn Zawisky. Ms. Zawisky is a senior at Forest City High School. She holds a black belt in karate, is a member of the Future Leaders of America, and a gold medal winner…

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OLD FORGE HIGH SCHOOL

The Old Forge High School Leo Club  sold pumpkins during the month of October to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. The club raised a total of 200 dollars. From left to right:  Mrs. Jennifer Wyandt,  Paul McCool, Peyton Neishman, Toriana Gaddy, David Pietryka

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WEST SCRANTON HIGH SCHOOL

West Scranton’s School-Wide Positive Behavior Support Program Honors the October Students of the Month   Ninth graders Angel Ross and Adam Mangan were chosen as the Students of the Month at West Scranton High School for October 2013.  One girl and one boy are selected each month from names submitted by teachers and staff as part of…

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SHENANDOAH VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL

SVHS Halloween Window Painting   The Shenandoah Valley High School Art Department continued its long standing tradition that began in the mid 1950’s of painting Halloween scenes on store windows in Shenandoah’s business district. The project was coordinated by SV Art Teacher Bill Kreiger. Shown painting their window is (L-R): Heather Longenberger, Lidia German, and…

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Ad of the Week: Giraffe Table

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. *ahem* For the…

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Corny? Who, us?!

Okay, okay. We admit it. We do tend to get corny with alarming frequency. And statistically, there’s a good chance that you will, too, within the next 24 hours. October 30th is Candy Corn Day. Over 20 millions pounds of candy corn are sold in the U.S. every year, and the majority of it is…

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Ticked off?

Something pretty impressive happened on October 28, 1886. A completely spontaneous act started a tradition (and, presumably, a nightmare for sanitation workers and cleanup crews). New York City office workers we so very moved by the dedication of the Statue of Liberty that they threw ticker tape out of their office windows, creating the first…

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VALLEY VIEW HIGH SCHOOL

Colin Ferguson along with the Valley View Baseball Team will be running a coat drive from November 11, 2013 to November 22.  Donations of coats, hooded sweatshirts, sweatshirts, and winter sweaters can be dropped off at the Valley View High School Lobby during school hours.  Valley View High School is located on 1 Columbus Drive, Archbald.Colin is a four…

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GOOD SHEPHERD ACADEMY

Good Shepherd Academy of Kingston recently hosted the Holy Redeemer Regional Competition for Fall Forensics. Under the direction of moderators, Mrs.Collen Engler, Mrs. Lynn Prociak and Mrs. Diane Ruch, students performed oral interpretations of poetry.    Pictured are members and moderators of the Fall Forensics Team.  Front Row:Lynn Prociak, Alyson Price, Katie Magda, Mia Remsky,…

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Forward, arch!

On this day in 1965, construction was completed on the St. Louis Arch. Not only is it included on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places, it’s also a pretty impressive illusion: despite appearing taller than it is wide, the arch is precisely 630 feet tall and 630 feet wide. It is, in fact, the…

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ABINGTON HEIGHTS SCHOOL DISTRICT

Abington Heights Educational Improvement Organization (AEIO) has received a $5,000 donation from FNB, First National Bank. The funds will be used to supplement and enhance the educational environment and programs within the Abington Heights School District.    AEIO brings together ideas, people and resources to support innovative educational programs outside the regular school curriculum. Popular Abington…

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RIVERSIDE HIGH SCHOOL

Sal DeFrancesco, Morgan Mickavicz and Cassie Semyon,  juniors at Riverside High School, have been chosen to participate in the Tomorrow’s Leaders Today Program. The Tomorrow’s Leaders Today program identifies high school juniors who demonstrate leadership abilities and prepares young people for committed involvement and responsible participation in the future of Northeastern Pennsylvania.  Sal, Morgan and Cassie…

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