MID VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL

On March 21st, C.A.S.U.A.L. Day, the Mid Valley School District participated in a very special local event called C.A.S.U.A.L. (Colon cancer Awareness Saves Unlimited Adult Lives) Day. This awareness event, sponsored by the Northeast Regional Cancer Institute, aims to decrease our region’s high rate of colorectal cancer (as high as 23% above the U.S. average…

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GOOD SHEPHERD ACADEMY

Students from Good Shepherd Academy participated  in the Pennsylvania Junior Academy  of Science Regional Meeting at King’s College.  Students design and carry out, and present the experiment and results.  All students earned first awards and will be representing Good Shepherd Academy in the State level of competition in May.  In addition to the first awards,…

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Game of Thrones

Or, well, chairs. As much as we’d love to, we can’t present you with a throne. But we can give you chairs that are fit for royalty. Besides, if you want to get technical, any chair would have been a seat for nobility in the Middle Ages: only the upper crust would have been in…

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No Fooling: April At Last!

It’s National Poetry Month. And National Guitar Month. Don’t forget that April’s National Welding Month, too. It brings us Arbor Day and Earth Day. And we’ve got our prom giveaway coming up in just a few days. So, really, what’s not to like? Crocus buds aren’t the only thing growing – so are our Lawn…

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WESTERN WAYNE HIGH SCHOOL

Seniors Alyssa DeKenipp and Julie Rieutort were named national winners in the 2013 Scholastic Art Awards. Only 1% of the 230,000 submission received national recognition. Both will be awarded their medals during a ceremony at Carnegie Hall in New York City in May. Alyssa’s acrylic painting “Urban Corruption” won a gold medal and will be…

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LACKAWANNA TRAIL HIGH SCHOOL

Danette Fuller, 4-H Leader nominated Lackawanna Trail High School Senior Brianna Smarkusky for the “Discovering Tomorrow’s Leaders” Contest. Brianna, daughter of Bill and Mary Smarkusky, Nicholson, was nominated because of her involvement as the Wyoming -Lackawanna Dairy Princess. She promotes the daisy industry throughout both counties as well as being active in the 4-H where…

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MID VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL

KICKOFF FOR MID VALLEY RELAY FOR LIFE MID VALLEY RELAY FOR LIFE HELD KICKOFF ASSEMBLIES AT THE MID VALLEY SECONDARY CENTER. THE RELAY IS FOR THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY AND WILL TAKE PLACE ON JUNE 8-9 AT THE MID VALLEY FOOTBALL STADIUM. Key participants are pictured from left to right:LORIANN FONTANELLA- AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY, ERIN…

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MID VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL

The Olyphant Leo Club of Mid Valley School District sponsored a blood drive in memory of Robbie Stephens 2008 Mid Valley graduate who passed away in 2012. The drive collected 61 pints – the most ever collected at the school. From left to right-Jack Horvath-faculty- Leo Club advisor Matt Pasquale- Leo Club Vice PresidentMegan Mercanti- Leo Club SecretaryBob Stephens- Robbie’s fatherJoanne…

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MID VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL

Senior, Delaney Reynolds, was chosen Mid Valley Student of the Month for January. 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), Delaney Reynolds, Chad Vinansky (Mid Valley Secondary Principal). ______________________________________________________________________________________________ Senior, Nikko Bonavoglia, was chosen Mid Valley Student of the Month for February. Mid Valley Student of the Month is sponsored by the Olyphant Lions Club. Pictured left to right: John “Jack”…

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CAREER TECHNOLOGY CENTER

In the “Skills USA Championships” sponsored by the Career Technology Center the following Mid Valley Seniors were awarded Gold Medals….   Emily Pieskefski – Gold Medal in Advertising Design Brian Pisarcik – Gold Medal in Automotive Refinishing Pictured left to right: Emily Pieskefski (senior), Chad Vinansky – Mid Valley Secondary Principal, Brian Pisarcik (senior)

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Free & Easy

It’s the minimum age to be a candidate to serve in the U.S. House of Representatives. It’s the number of cents in a quarter. And it’s how many years of marriage mark a silver wedding anniversary. No matter how you slice it, 25’s a big deal. And with us? It’s a free deal. When you…

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Give yourself a hand!

Or even better, 14.3 of them! In the market for a horse or pony? We’ve got ’em. If you’ve ever wondered how horses are measured, wonder no more! When you look at the ads in our Horses & Ponies category, you’ll see things like 16H or 14.3H in them. For those unfamiliar with equine lingo,…

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ABINGTON HEIGHTS SCHOOL DISTRICT

Abington Heights High School senior student Evan Eckersley came in first place at the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association’s Region IV Band Festival.  He has qualified through competitive audition to attend this year’s All-State Festival at the Erie Convention Center in late April.    L to R:  High School Principal Pamela Murray and Evan Eckersley

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ABINGTON HEIGHTS SCHOOL DISTRICT

The Abington Heights Robotics Team made it to the finals round at the Mid-Atlantic District Competition at Hatboro Horsham High School.  The team will travel to The College of New Jersey for another shot at a district win and then to Lehigh University in April for a shot at the Regional Championship.    The Robotics Team…

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MID VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT

The Mid Valley School District, Administrators, and the Art Department are pleased to announce that Sophomore, Laura Penn, earned national recognition in the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards of 2013. Laura has been identified by a panel of creative professionals as one of the most talented artists and writers in the nation. This year,230,000 works of art and writing…

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