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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MID VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL

Mid Valley High School Student of the Month for November is Senior Kendra Wuestling. This award is given by the Lions Club of Olyphant. Pictured left to right: Chad Vinansky – Secondary Principal, Kendra Wuestling, Claudia Kausmeyer – Leo Club Advisor & Mid Valley Faculty member.

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SHENANDOAH VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL

Charles Dickens’ “Christmas Carol” A group of Shenandoah Valley students who are members of the Drama Club and Student Council comprised the cast which presented Vignettes of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” which they performed in the Gazebo located in the American Legion Memorial Garden. The annual community event sponsored by Downtown Shenandoah Inc. brings…

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OLD FORGE HIGH SCHOOL

Mr. Christopher Thomas and Mr. Nathan Barrett Principals in the Old Forge School District proudly announce the October High School Students of the Month.  Left to right: Mr. Barrett, Joel Villar- Grade 8, , Gabriella Williams- Grade 9, Melaina Pepsin- Grade 10th, Nina Pascolini- Grade 11, Jimmy Perry- Grade 7, and Mr. Thomas

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OLD FORGE SCHOOL DISTRICT

 The Old Forge School District participated in No Shave November- Beards for the Beard to honor one of their own Mr. John Guida who is fighting Pancreatic Cancer. Mr. Guida is a former School Board member.  This event raised $3,100. Staff and Friends….. Pictured Left to right: Kneeing: Billy Butler, Patrick McLane, Mr. John Guida,…

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SHENANDOAH VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL

The Shenandoah Rotary Club recently provided a free document shredding service in the Shenandoah Valley Administrative Parking Lot where eight large canisters of documents were shredded during the 3 hour event.   Assisting the Rotarians were members of the SV Student Council shown (L-R) : Nick Twardzik, Nick Rusin, Secretary of the Rotary Maryann Link,…

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MARYWOOD UNIVERSITY

Marywood University Names Vice-President of University Advancement   Sister Anne Munley, IHM, president, Marywood University, recently announced that Renée Gregori Zehel, M.S., will serve as the Vice President for University Advancement.  Mrs. Zehel will help to guide the University’s largest capital initiative to date, A Bold Heart: the Centennial Campaign for Marywood University.   As…

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OLD FORGE SCHOOL DISTRICT

Mr. Christopher Thomas and Mr. Nathan Barrett Principals in the Old Forge School District proudly announce the October High School Students of the Month.  Left to right: Mr. Barrett, Joel Villar- Grade 8, , Gabriella Williams- Grade 9, Melaina Pepsin- Grade 10th, Nina Pascolini- Grade 11, Jimmy Perry- Grade 7, and Mr. Thomas

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VALLEY VIEW HIGH SCHOOL

Valley View High School News The Valley View High School Leo Club sponsored a dodge ball tournament to raise funds for the Bread Basket of Northeastern Pennsylvania.  The Valley View students paid a fee to watch or play in the tournament.  The total amount raised was $600.00.  Presenting the check to Ms.Sandy Roberts, Executive Director of the Bread Basket…

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WEST SCRANTON HIGH SCHOOL

Students from West Scranton High School’s SADD club collected coats for area homeless shelters in support of a drive sponsored by state representative Frank Farina.   (Pictured from left to right):Kierstin Kearney; Devinne Scott; Jane Joyce (SADD club president); Nancy Ramirez; Paul Emiliani (SADD club treasurer) Students from West Scranton High School’s SADD club donated items to be shipped to local military men and…

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LACKAWANNA TRAIL HIGH SCHOOL

Members of the Lackawanna Trail High School Student Council and Members of the Lackawanna Trail Elementary Center Parent Teacher Organization hosted a Toys for Tots Dance at the elementary center on Thursday, November 21. The Student Council members decorated, was the DJ and spent the night dancing with the elementary students. Members of the PTO…

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SHENANDOAH VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL

Shenandoah Valley Selects 2014 HOBY Delegates Each year Pennsylvania high schools participating in the Hugh O’Brian Leadership Foundation select a sophomore student to represent their school at the Pennsylvania State Conference held from May 15-18th at Shippensburg University. The purpose of this seminar is to bring together a select group of high school students, who…

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