LACKAWANNA TRAIL HIGH SCHOOL

Seven students from Lackawanna Trail in grades 5-8 participated in the Northeastern Pennsylvania Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NPCTM) at Marywood University on May 16. Students participating were, front from left, Alec Jones (5th grade) and Zach Stec (6th grade); back, Nate Rolka (6th grade), Caroline Mack (7th grade), Autumn Hendershot (7th Grade), Madison Lee (7th grade) and Connor Tobin (5th grade).…

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SHENANDOAH VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL

Special Recognition Awards Presented to Two Members of the Blue Devil Pride At the recent concert, two senior members of the Shenandoah Valley Blue Devil Pride were presented with special awards for their outstanding dedication, commitment, & participation to the marching & concert bands. The National School Marching Band Award was presented to Alex Miscannon…

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WEST SCRANTON HIGH SCHOOL

West Scranton Sophomore Earns Third Place in State Competition for Future Business Leaders of America   West Scranton sophomore John Horvath, along with his teammates from other area schools, participated in the Pennsylvania Future Business Leaders of America State Parliamentary Procedure Competition, which was held in Hershey, PA in April 2013.  Members of the team were given the…

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MID VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL

Mid Valley Senior Prom held on Friday May 10 at the Hilton in Scranton. King – Matt Pasquale Queen – Marissa Dzanis Court left to right; Matt Tanner, Rachael McColgan, Kevin Durkin, Rosabel Guzman, James Yzkanin, Dominique Martino, Matt Pasquale – King, Marissa Dzanis – Queen, Erica Dixon, Matt Bukowski, Jamie Kuzmiak, Ronny Tomasetti.  

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WEST SCRANTON HIGH SCHOOL

Fourteen West Scranton seniors will be enlisting in various branches of the United States military following graduation.  Front row (L to R) — Justin Luciano (Marine Corps), Stephanie Walker (Army), Alec Scott (Air Force), Dominic Lee (National Guard) Row 2 (L to R) — Matthew Burke (Army), Seth Clark (Army Reserves), Nick Cordaro (National Guard), Kyle…

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Ad of the Week: Pop-Up Barrels

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 know you’ll…

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Can we have a word with you? How about 30?

They say that less is more, and in some cases it’s certainly true. We’re happy to take your straightforward, pared-down ad. In fact, all you really need to do is tell us what you’re selling and include a price and phone number. But sometimes the devil is in the details, and you need to include…

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Speedy!

In 30 minutes, you could burn around 120 calories playing Frisbee. If you were a cheetah, you could run about 30 miles. We’re not ones to boast about our Frisbee or cheetah skills (because, well, they’re non-existent), but we do manage to do some pretty impressive stuff in half an hour! When you place an…

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Sock it to you!

Notice, friends, that we didn’t say “socks it to you”; May 9th is Lost Sock Memorial Day. Today we take a moment to consider the tragedy of the thousands of socks lost every year (and the unfortunate mates that are left behind). Like the meaning of life and the quandary of chicken and the egg,…

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WEST SCRANTON HIGH SCHOOL

West Scranton Student Essays on Display Congratulations to fifteen West Scranton students, who wrote essays with the theme of “Leaving Our Planet Better Than We Found It.”  The students were selected to have their work on exhibit at the University of Scranton on Thursday, April 25.  West Scranton’s entries represented half of all the entries submitted to…

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WEST SCRANTON HIGH SCHOOL

West Scranton – Students of the Month (March)  Senior Ryan Fletcher and freshman Julia Stefaniwere chosen as the Students of the Month at West Scranton High School for the month of March 2013.  One girl and one boy are selected each month from names submitted by teachers as part of West Scranton’s School-Wide Positive Behavior Support Program.  These…

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Bass. Or Bass.

We’ve got your basses covered. Whether it’s a fishing boat or a deep-toned guitar that you need, we’ve got ’em. Check Hunting & Fishing for bass items of the fishing sort, and Musical Instruments for bass items that are, well music to your ears! Basses of both sorts are frequent flyers in our pages, and…

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Ad of the Week: Cigar Store Indian

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. He looks a…

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CAREER TECHNOLOGY CENTER

The Career Technology Center of Lackawanna County recently held its annual “School-to-Work” Banquet honoring local employers and students that participate in Cooperative Education.  The Cooperative Education program at the Career Technology Center of Lackawanna County allows outstanding students to explore an actual work experience in their selected field.  This is a one-year opportunity for seniors…

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