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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HOLY REDEEMER HIGH SCHOOL

HOLY REDEEMER HIGH SCHOOL HOLDS JUNIOR RING CEREMONY     Holy Redeemer High School held its traditional Junior Class Ring Night, which included a blessing of the rings and celebration of the Eucharist. The Class of 2015, along with family, friends, and school staff, attended the annual event, held in the school’s McCarthy Auditorium. Cameron Gill,…

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WEST SCRANTON HIGH SCHOOL

West Scranton High School Commemorates Red Ribbon Week   Members of the SADD Organization of West Scranton High School marked Red Ribbon Week by tying red ribbons along the front fence of the high school, as well as throughout the building’s interior.  Red Ribbon week is celebrated yearly to commemorate a drug enforcement officer, Enrique “Kiki”…

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Pardon the interruption.

… and now it’s time for a word from our sponsor. Well, okay. Not really. But it is a pretty good time for a word from the author. As you’re probably guessed from my snazzy byline, I’m Jen. I’ve worked at Paper Shop for eight years, so it’s a pretty safe assumption that I’m familiar…

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WEST SCRANTON HIGH SCHOOL

West Scranton High School Homecoming 2013 West Scranton Seniors Paul Emiliani and Marissa Pazzaglia were crowned the 2013 Homecoming King and Queen on Friday, October 11. Members of the West Scranton Homecoming Court include: Homecoming Princesses: Jane Baranowski, Jane Joyce, Mackenzie Madigan, Nancy Ramirez, and Emily Walsh Homecoming Princes: Dante Bieri, Steven Casale, Gordan Hodanich,…

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ABINGTON HEIGHTS HIGH SCHOOL

rontier Communications donated $3,000 in support of the Abington Heights Educational Improvement Organization (AEIO) to benefit programs within the Abington Heights School District.  The donated funds are part of Frontier’s participation in the Pennsylvania Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program and promote innovative educational programs that enhance curriculum or academic programs offered by schools or other…

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ABINGTON HEIGHTS HIGH SCHOOL

Abington Heights High School students Eric Onofrey, Ryan McDonald and Kanak Chattopadhyay have been named National Merit Commended Students and have received letters of commendation in recognition of their outstanding academic promise.  They are named on the basis of a nationally applied selection index score. In addition to being named a Commended Student, Aidan Hodge…

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How about them Apples?

On this day in 2001, Apple unveiled the iPod. That first iPod had 5GB of storage and, in the words of Steve Jobs, “put 1000 songs in your pocket”. While the iPod was certainly revolutionary, those of us of *ahem* a certain age fondly (or not so fondly) remember another portable music player that changed…

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WEST SCRANTON HIGH SCHOOL

West Scranton Soccer – Red Card Cancer Fundraiser   The West Scranton boys’ soccer team participated in the annual Red Card Cancer fundraiser during their Senior Night game on October 3.  Several players were standout participants in the event: seniors Vinnie Arcieri, Zach Hiller, Gordon Hodanich, and Corey Lestansky were actively involved in the majority of the…

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LACKAWANNA TRAIL HIGH SCHOOL

Senior members of the Lackawanna Trail Girls Volleyball and their parents were honored at their last home match on Monday October 21. Seniors honored were: Sara Cobb, Meghan Healey, Brandi Holland, Brook Mitchell and Ashley Purdy; middle row, Assistant Coach Mark Bennett, Gayle Cobb, Colleen Healey, Chrisann Holland, Sommer Mitchell and Bethany Purdy and Coach…

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RIVERSIDE HIGH SCHOOL

The Riverside Drama Club presents “Creepy Karaoke” on Saturday, October 26th @ 7pm in the Riverside Jr-Sr High School auditorium.  Cost is $5 and all proceeds go to the RHS Student Help Fund. The Student Help Fund supports RHS students and families in financial need.   Pictured are Drama Club President Peter Miles and Vice President Megan…

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