The Wright Center for Community Health First in the Country to Earn NCQA School-Based Medical Home Recognition

The Wright Center for Community Health’s School-Based Practice in West Scranton Intermediate recently became the first in the country to receive National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) School-Based Medical Home Recognition.   “NCQA School-Based Medical Home Recognition raises the bar in defining high-quality care by emphasizing access, health information technology and coordinated care focused on…

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Valley View School News

Valley View students recently participated in the Northeast Regional Bridge Building Competition on March 3rd at the Viewmont Mall in Dickson City. Pictured left to right are: Niko Pavuk, Max Gillow, Jordan Zahradnik, and Mr. Rupp. Max Gillow’s bridge was awarded 1st place for having the “Best Architectural Design” selected by the panel of judges. The…

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Valley View School News

Valley View Middle School student, William Darienzo III, has qualified to participate in the state level National Geographic Bee for the second year in a row. The Pennsylvania state bee will be held March 29th in Harrisburg. One champion from each state and territory will then advance to the national championship in Washington DC. William,…

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Valley View To Host Free Family STEM Night

Valley View High School presents the first annual Lackawanna County Family STEM Night on Thursday, April 11, 2019 at 5pm-8pm sponsored by United Way. This event is specifically designed for middle school students in the 6th through 8th grades and their parents. A committed group of girls from school districts in the county are working…

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Marywood University’s Music, Theatre, and Dance Department Students Receive Honors at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival

Marywood University’s music, theatre, and dance department students recently participated in and received honors at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF), which was held at Montclair State University, N.J.   Mason Marie Clark, Hawley, Pa., sophomore theatre education major, was one of the top ten finalists in the Musical Theatre Intensive, sponsored by…

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Mountain View Wins Bid to Host State Conference

The Pennsylvania Association of Student Councils (PASC) announced in February that the Mountain View Jr. Sr. High School Student Council won the bid to host the 2020 PASC State Conference. The PASC State Conference is a leadership conference, held annually, that hasn’t been hosted in Northeastern Pennsylvania since 2010. The last time Northeastern Pennsylvania hosted…

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St. Patrick’s Day festivites in NEPA

Happy March everyone! As the days keep passing, we are getting closer and closer to St. Patrick’s Day! There are thousands of people in NEPA that celebrate St. Patrick’s Day by attending all the parades in the area. If you aren’t sure when the parades are here are the three dates to keep in mind.…

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Marywood University Announces Student-Athlete Preview Day

Marywood University’s Athletic Department, in partnership with the Office of University Admissions, will hold a Student-Athlete Preview Day on Saturday, March 2, 2019, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. The event is designed as an opportunity for prospective student-athletes to experience campus, learn about academic programs, and meet with coaches, admissions counselors, and financial aid…

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Valley View School News

Valley View School District raised a record amount of $9,531 for the American Cancer Society through their annual Coaches vs. Cancer campaign. The Coaches vs. Cancer program raises funds and awareness to help the American Cancer Society fight cancer and provide hope to people facing this disease. From Left to Right: Chris Mendicino, Principal; Bobby…

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Marywood University to Host Gallery Exhibit

Marywood University’s Art Galleries will host an opening reception for an exhibit, “MIGRATION,” by Betsy Kleinsasser, bachelor of fine arts student. The opening reception will take place on Thursday, February 28, 2019, from 3-5:30 p.m., in the Suraci Gallery, in the Shields Center for Visual Arts on the University’s campus. This event is free and…

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Valley View School News

Sixteen Valley View students in Mrs. Lesnefsky’s AP History Class received the George Washington Award medal for their essay: “Why might helping others be an important component of responsible citizenship?” The essay contest was sponsored by the Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge, and these students will be recognized at Freedoms Foundation Valley Forge Chapter Local…

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