Good Shepherd Academy is proud to announce that 3 of our Eighth Grade students were named Royal Scholars and 3 Eighth Grade students were named Redeemer Scholars for their achievement on the Holy Redeemer High School Placement Test.

Good Shepherd Academy is proud to announce that 3 of our Eighth Grade students were named Royal Scholars and 3 Eighth Grade students were named Redeemer Scholars for their achievement on the Holy Redeemer High School Placement Test. The Royal Scholars attained the top 3 scores on the placement test and the Royal Scholars ranked…

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Fiddler on the Roof, Plays at Scranton HS

Nine –Time Tony Award Winner, Fiddler on the Roof, Plays at Scranton HS Take part in this uplifting celebration that raises its cup to joy! To love! To life! The award-winning Scranton High School Knight Players Theatre Company proudly presents the nine-time Tony Award-winning musical Fiddler on the Roof March 31-April 2 in the Performing…

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Marywood University is Hosting A Labyrinth Walk

Marywood University is Hosting A Labyrinth Walk   SCRANTON, PA (March 21, 2017)—Marywood University’s Campus Ministry department has set up its annual Labyrinth Walk in the Rotunda, in the Liberal Arts Center, on the University’s campus. The labyrinth is a replica of the famous Chartres Cathedral labyrinth inlaid in the stone floor of the Cathedral.…

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Three West Scranton Freshmen Earn Awards Through PJAS

The Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science Regional competition was held at Wilkes University on Saturday, March 5.  Three ninth grade students from West Scranton High School received awards for their experiments. Nick Guerra did his project on The Effects of Acetaminophen and Naproxen on Aquatic Ecosystems.  He placed first in ecology and will advance to…

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Marywood University’s Department of Nursing Holds Third Annual Blessing of the Hands Ceremony

Marywood University’s Department of Nursing Holds Third Annual Blessing of the Hands Ceremony   SCRANTON, PA (March 6, 2017)—Marywood University nursing students continued a recent tradition at the University, participating in the third annual Blessing of the Hands ceremony as they prepare for clinical practice. This annual ceremony, held in the Marian Chapel, Swartz Center for…

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Marywood University to hold Free Anxiety Screenings

Marywood University to hold Free Anxiety Screenings   SCRANTON, PA (March 6, 2017)-Marywood University’s Psychological Services Center will offer free, confidential anxiety screenings on Thursday, April 6, 2017, from 9 a.m. -7 p.m., in the McGowan Center for Graduate and Professional Studies, on the University’s campus. The free screenings are open to the public and…

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Marywood University’s School Leadership Academy to host Emotional Intelligence and Academic Achievement Workshop

Marywood University’s School Leadership Academy to host Emotional Intelligence and Academic Achievement Workshop   SCRANTON, PA (March 2, 2017)—Marywood University’s School Leadership Academy will feature Mark A. Wade, Ph.D., principal of Pocono Mountain West High School, who will deliver a workshop on Emotional Intelligence and Academic Achievement on Tuesday, March 28, 2017, at 5:30 p.m., on…

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West Scranton Student Qualifies for District Band Festival

West Scranton Student Qualifies for District Band Festival West Scranton High School junior Jimmy Greenfield was selected to attend the 2017 PMEA District 9 Band Festival.  The event, sponsored by the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association, features the top student musicians from throughout northeast Pennsylvania. This year’s PMEA District Band Festival was hosted by Valley View…

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Patrick Fricchione, M.D., Will Be Honored at Marywood University’s Fourth Annual Community Leadership Celebration

Marywood University will host its Fourth Annual Community Leadership Celebration on Thursday, May 4, 2017, in the Center for Athletics and Wellness on Marywood’s campus. The event will honor Patrick Fricchione, M.D., with Marywood’s Lead On Award, in recognition of his enthusiastic dedication to his profession and to his community, as well as his selfless,…

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Valley View High School SADD club students attended the Lackawanna/Susquehanna County Office of Drug and Alcohol Programs Youth Conference Day

Valley View High School SADD club students attended the Lackawanna/Susquehanna County Office of Drug and Alcohol Programs Youth Conference Day, “Recognizing Persuasive Tactics of Resisting Peer Pressure and to Promote Effective Decision Making”.   Pictured left to right: Kathleen Cardamone, Valley View High School SADD Advisor, Olivia Blockberger, Jeremy Boyle, Annaliese Daiute, Ava Giombetti, Maura Carter,…

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Valley View School District presents a check to American Cancer Society’s Coaches vs. Cancer

Valley View School District presents a check to American Cancer Society’s  Coaches vs. Cancer in the amount of $6035.00. Pictured left to right: Cheryl Aniska, Valley View High School Health & Physical Education Teacher; Corey Castellani, Valley View Business Manager; Megan Ilnicki, American Cancer Society Community Manager;  Dr. Tom Quinn, Valley View School District Superintendent;…

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