Marywood University to Host Fundraiser for Alternative Service Trip Program

Marywood University to Host Fundraiser for Alternative Service Trip Program SCRANTON, PA (January 20, 2017)-Marywood University’s campus ministry office will host its first “Snowball Roll” fundraiser, to benefit the alternative break service trip program, on Friday, January 27, 2017, from Noon – 1 p.m., at University Avenue, on the University’s campus. This fundraiser is open…

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WSHS Students Win Martin Luther King Essay Contest

WSHS Students Win Martin Luther King Essay Contest   Recently, students in the Scranton School District participated in the Greater Scranton Area Martin Luther King essay contest.  Students had to write an essay describing their everyday hero.  Six students from West Scranton High School earned awards for their submissions: freshmen Rickey Conklin, Ava Palermo, Yasmin Ramirez,…

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West Scranton High School Students Attend District Chorus Festival

West Scranton High School Students Attend District Chorus Festival   Two West Scranton High School students were selected to attend the 2016-2017 PMEA District 9 Chorus Festival.  Every year, this event, sponsored by the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association, features the top student singers from Lackawanna, Luzerne, Susquehanna, Wayne, and Wyoming Counties.  The students selected from…

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WW FBLA EXCELS AT REGIONAL CONFERENCE

WW FBLA EXCELS AT REGIONAL CONFERENCE Approximately 70 members of the Western Wayne High School Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) chapter recently attended the annual Regional Leadership Conference on the campus of the University of Scranton.  This conference brought together nearly 400 students from 11 area high schools in Lackawanna, Pike, and Wayne Counties…

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A Valley View High School Junior, was selected to receive an award for his essay he submitted to the Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge

Tyler Swiger, a Valley View High School Junior, was selected to receive an award for his essay he submitted to the Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge.  Tyler’s essay was selected from the thousand of entries for an essay contest sponsored by Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge.  The Freedoms Foundation is a non-profit educational group for civics and government students as…

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A senior member of the Valley View Varsity Wrestling team, recorded his 100th victory at the Tunkhannock Kiwanis Tournament

Brett Uhrin, a senior member of the Valley View Varsity Wrestling team, recorded his 100th victory at the Tunkhannock Kiwanis Tournament.  He becomes only the fourth wrestler in school history to achieve this milestone.  Uhrin’s current career record is 103-30.  He is a two time District Champion and PIAA State qualifier in 2016.  Brett hopes to…

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The Old Forge High School Chorus Presented “An Unconventional Holiday”

 The Old Forge High School Chorus Presented “An Unconventional Holiday” on Thursday December 22nd… Music Show is under the director of Teacher Kerry Gregory … Kneeling: Madeline Hopkins, Alyssa Hillmer-Black, Madison Chickey, Sophia Scalese, Abby Cusumano, Ava Aulisio, Jaden Karwaski, Jennie Thomas, Brooke Manley, Mia Nardone, Gabby Gilbert, Morgan Fuller, Emily Bergamino, Molly McCabe Middle…

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West Scranton High School “Angel on the Tree”

West Scranton High School “Angel on the Tree” The Student Council of West Scranton High School organized its annual “Angel on the Tree” collection to benefit fellow students of the Scranton School District.  Students and faculty at West Scranton purchased various toys, clothes, and gift items for children “adopted” through the program.  Approximately 50 young…

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