CARBONDALE AREA HIGH SCHOOL

Joseph W. Farrell, principal of Carbondale Area High School, has announced the following honor graduates of the Class of 2013:     Valedictorian Peter Carter has been chosen as Valedictorian of the Class of 2013 Peter has had a commendable scholastic and extracurricular record while attending Carbondale Area.  He is currently ranked first out of…

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MID VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT

Senior, Nicholas Michini, was chosen Mid Valley Student of the Month for May. Mid Valley Student of the Month is sponsored by the Olyphant Lions Club.Pictured left to right: John “Jack” Horvath (MV teacher and Olyphant Lion’s Club member), Nicholas Michini, Chad Vinansky (Mid Valley Secondary Principal).

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WEST SCRANTON HIGH SCHOOL

The West Scranton AP Physics Class used their knowledge of phase transformation, vacuum, and atmospheric pressure to successfully demonstrate the classic “Oil Drum Crush”.  A 55 gallon steel oil drum was imploded using only atmospheric pressure which we all take for granted in our daily lives.  Pictured from left to right: Teacher Scott Dustman and students Josh…

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SHENANDOAH VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL

2013 SV Wall of Fame Inductees At the recent Shenandoah Valley Commencement exercises, three prominent alumni became the 16th class to be formally inducted into the school’s “Wall of Fame.” The three who briefly spoke & offered some words of advice to the graduating seniors are shown in the photo prior to the commencement. (L-R):…

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SHENANDOAH VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL

SV Commencement Student Speakers 2013 Shown prior to the 2013 Shenandoah Valley High School Commencement Exercises are the three students who delivered addresses on the 3 R’s posing with the school’s administration. Shown (L-R): High School Principal Phillip Andras, Valedictorian Sarah Daguio (Reflections), Thomas Twardzik (Respect), Alison Semanchik (Responsibility), and Superintendent Dr. Stanley Rakowsky.

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LACKAWANNA TRAIL HIGH SCHOOL

Lackawanna Trail High School Assistant Principal Dr. Mark Murphy announced the students who were nominated for Students of the Month (SOM) and Power of the Paws (POP) for March. Students receiving nominations for Students of the Month were nominated by the faculty for their academic effort, citizenship and school service. Students receiving nominations for Power…

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LACKAWANNA TRAIL HIGH SCHOOL

Lackawanna Trail High School Assistant Principal Dr. Mark Murphy announced the students who were nominated for Students of the Month (SOM) and Power of the Paws (POP) for April. Students receiving nominations for Students of the Month were nominated by the faculty for their academic effort, citizenship and school service. Students receiving nominations for Power…

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The Final Countdown

Doo doo doo doo Doodoodoodoodoo … Okay, okay. Our sincere apologies to Europe (the band, not the continent). To be fair, though, we never claimed that covers of ’80s tunes were our strong suit. But we do tend to get that ditty stuck in our heads from, well, about noon on Thursday until promptly 11…

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LACKAWANNA TRAIL HIGH SCHOOL

 Lackawanna Trail Athletes held it Spring Sports Award night on May 28. The following awards were given out; Volleyball Left tor Right: Coach Deb Joyce DEfensive MVP Richard Pollock, Offensive MVP Devin Walsh, Most Improved Aidan Holmes CRUSH Award David Brown and Assistant Coach Carlee Laubach. Girls and Boys Track from left, Coaches’ Award…

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VALLEY VIEW HIGH SCHOOL

Valley View High School Presidential Fitness Award Winners   Jillian Butkiewicz, Zoe Pugh, Andra Stafursky, Nino Biancarelli, Mike Chipilewski, Maria Bridges, Maura Burns, Casey Pearce, Kristen Sokoloski, Amanda Tini, Kourtney Kordish, Olivia Bartkowski, Emily Fabri, Kelly Mecca, Ashley Rzeszewski, Jordan Seprosky, Nikki Stine, Ayssa Boshman, Alex Caljean, AnnMarie Crimi, TJ Holloran, Jason Ciesielski, Gabriela Barber, Hali Bargella, Sydney Holeva, Camille…

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SHENANDOAH VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL

Shenandoah Valley Senior Female Athletes. The Shenandoah Valley High School conducted its annual athletic award breakfast where graduating seniors received certificates of recognition and varsity letters.   Shown seated    (L-R): Angela Ogrodnick, Nicole Sacco, Eileen Davidson, Jordyn Kowalick, Alison Semanchik, & Haley Hammer. Standing: Heidy Mora, Lexus Teaschenko, Samantha Savitsky, Kayla Kutsko, Kasie Mays, &…

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It’s Easy Being Green: Hose Prose

May 30 is Water A Flower Day (we suppose you could even go a little crazy and water more than one, but that’s entirely up to you). The day’s festivities – combined with this week’s heat wave – got us thinking: surely there must be some way to use an old leaky hose, right? It…

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Ad of the Week: Shrink Gun System

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. Watch out, Earthlings!…

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Istanbul (or Constantinople?)

Today’s the anniversary of the 1453 fall of Constantinople. But was it Istanbul? Or Constantinople? (And, hey – how did Constantinople get the works? Guess that’s nobody’s business but the Turks’.) We’re risking a pretty severe case of earworm to make a point: sometimes something that’s very familiar can have two different names. A great…

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GOOD SHEPHERD ACADEMY

Good Shepherd Academy is proud to announce the Eighth Grade Graduates.  They will graduate on Friday, June 7, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. at St. Ignatius Church, Kingston. Family and friends will be invited to a reception to follow at Good Shepherd Academy.  8th Grade Graduates: IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER:Artemisia Isabella Ashton, Jared Joseph Barnak, Madelyn Rose…

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