Old Forge news

On behalf of the Old Forge Board of Education, President Joan Wilk recognized members of the Old Forge Police Department and individuals involved in a life-saving effort at the school. Additionally, Mr. Robert Gillette, Jr. was recognized for his help with honoring students and their parents at the board recognition ceremonies during the 2017-2018 school…

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Old Forge HS Devil pride

Mr. Chris Gatto ,  Old Forge School High School Principal. announces September  Devil Pride High  School Students. The students were chosen based on their recognition for outstanding demonstrations of Devil Pride. Pride stands for Prepared, Respectful, Independent, Dependable, and Example to others

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Marywood University to Offer Professional Continuing Education “Addiction in our Aging Population: Awareness and Treatment Options” Program

Marywood University and the NEPA Aging Network Alliance (NANA) will co-host a Professional Continuing Education program titled, “Addiction in our Aging Population: Awareness and Treatment Options,” on Wednesday, October 10, 2018, from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., at the All Seasons Hall, 3729 Birney Avenue, Moosic, Pa. 18507. To address the addiction crisis in the…

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Marywood University Master of Social Work Students Travel to Kenya for Month-Long Field Experience

Four Marywood University School of Social Work,  master of social work (MSW) students, Jenny Gonzalez Monge, Scranton, Pa.; Shanna Holmes, Wilkes-Barre, Pa; Cory Strubert, Bartonsville, Pa.; Kate Zelazny, Milton, Pa.; along with a Marywood School of Social Work  MSW graduate and Ph.D. student, Sister Kevin Karimi, LSOSP, Scranton, Pa.; and Dr. Lloyd L. Lyter, professor…

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Marywood University Student to Serve as Guest Speaker at Music Education Roundtable Event

Marywood University senior music education student, Harlow Alexander, Pittston, Pa., has received an invitation to serve as the guest speaker at the East Tennessee Music Education Roundtable that will take place in Maryville, Tenn., on Sunday, September 30, 2018. Ms. Alexander will share her thoughts on current issues in the profession, including professional networking, best…

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Marywood University Receives Moses Taylor Foundation Grant

Marywood University was recently notified that it is the recipient of an $18,287 Moses Taylor Foundation Grant. The grant was awarded to complete preventative screenings and speech-language stimulation with children enrolled in Head Start Centers throughout Lackawanna County. Marywood University student clinicians will conduct hearing and speech-language screenings and facilitate language stimulation groups for children,…

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Weinberg Foundation Donates $600,000 for Salvadori’s STEAM Education Programs in Northeastern Pennsylvania

   The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation generously donates $600,000 over two years to continue the Salvadori Center’s STEAM-based education program for EVERY 5th and 7th grade student in Scranton and Riverside, PA, as well as 9th grade students at Scranton West High School. Salvadori Educator Kaelin Anderson described the powerful impact the Salvadori…

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SCRANTON SCHOOL BOARD STATEMENT ON THE FINDINGS OF THE 41 ST STATEWIDE INVESTIGATING GRAND JURY

In January, the Board of Education requested that the Lackawanna County District Attorney launch an investigation into the use of taxpayer dollars to pay for non-descript services and healthcare benefits to a non-employee of the Scranton School District between 2006-2017, a matter identified as Finding No. 5 in the Auditor General’s Performance Audit released in…

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