Education

Students of the month

Bischof Luke Anthony Bischof, son of Amy and Darrin Bischof, of Jersey Shore, was named Jersey Shore Lions’ Club Citizen of the Month for November. He school involvement includes tennis, track and field, National Honor Society, National Business Honor Society, prom committee, basketball, ...

Jersey Shore Area Middle School announces ROCK Star award winners

Jersey Shore Area Middle School has announced the recipients of the monthly ROCK Star award for October. As part of JSASD’s School Wide Positive Behavior (SWPB) initiative, JSAMS has identified, and taught, specific behavioral expectations for students while in all areas of our building. ...

Hughesville Class of ’67 creates endowed scholarship for graduating seniors

HUGHESVILLE — The Hughesville High School (HHS) Class of 1967 recently donated $23,500 to the East Lycoming Education Foundation to establish an endowed scholarship. This donation creates a fund that will generate an annual $1,000 scholarship. The H.H.S. Class of 1967 Scholarship was ...

Industry-centered classes scheduled by WDCE for early 2018

Four classes have been announced for the spring 2018 semester by Pennsylvania College of Technology’s Workforce Development & Continuing Education Office. The classes begin in February and will be offered on the college’s main campus. LogicTREK I — Introduction to PLCs 9 a.m. to ...

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Shown is Command Chief Master Sergeant Regina Stoltzfus of the Pennsylvania Air National Guard speaking at the event.

Veterans honored at Mansfield University

MANSFIELD — Mansfield University honored students, faculty, staff and administrators who are Veterans, Reserves, ROTC or Active Duty Military with a Veteran Appreciation Luncheon on Nov. 9 in North Manser Hall. Interim President Scott Barton thanked all members of the Mansfield family who ...

Honor rolls

Williamsport Area Middle School First quarter Distinguished Honor Roll Grade 7 — Evan Beiter, Elise Berthold, Aubrianna Blair, Elias Campbell, Mia Clark, Ethan Eckard, Noah Eroh, Connor Evans, Caleb Fausnaught, La’Masia Jeter-Carter, Zachariah Lake, Blake Little, Megan Lorson, Benjamin ...

Creating young leaders

Elementary students in Muncy are learning how to be successful leaders through a recent initiative spanning all grades at Ward L. Myers School. The push is schoolwide — beginning in kindergarten and following through to the sixth grade. The various projects all contribute to a holistic ...

Penn College emergency management interns help communities

Twelve students enrolled in emergency management technology at Pennsylvania College of Technology recently applied their skills during rewarding internships in Pennsylvania and New York. The internships supplement the hands-on education the students receive in the classroom and at ...

A student’s story

By SAM R. THOMPSON Special to the Sun-Gazette In the modern age, students are not just expected to get good grades. Now, in order to be considered competitive for college, our youth must receive high marks in class, score well on standardized tests, participate in athletic or artistic ...

Art Challenge invites K-12 student, teacher and parent participation

Hands-on projects provide great bonding opportunities for adults and young people who work together toward a common goal. That is the idea behind a new K-12 Student and Teacher/Parent Art Challenge sponsored by “Working Class,” a public television documentary series produced by ...

‘A Lasting Legacy’

Much like the lives of those it includes, Williamsport Area High School art students have left a legacy with a new public mural. Working under the guidance of visiting Australian pop artist Johnny Romeo, the student artists worked to complete a large-scale public mural in just under one ...

2 SWASD school board members step down after years of service

Two dedicated school board members of the South Williamsport Area School District recently stepped down from their roles at a meeting after many years of fervent service. John Engel, who sat on the board for 16 years, and Jerry Broskey, a member for six years, received plaques from the ...

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Bill the cow, taken care of by Nichole Bechdel, eighth grade language arts teacher, center, puckers up as Justin Armbruster, Jersey Shore Area Middle School assistant principal, leans in for a kiss during the Kiss the Cow event at the Jersey Shore Area High School football field recently.

‘Kiss the Cow’

Jersey Shore Area Middle School students were able to make some of their teachers kiss a cow in an effort for hurricane relief recently. The faculty each had designated canisters for the students to vote which teacher would kiss a cow by donating money. “There were cans in the cafeteria, ...

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Williamsport Area Middle School social studies teacher Dustin Brouse is shown here with WASDEF President Trisha Gibbons Marty (left) and Vice President Dr. Deborah Grove (right).

WASD Education Foundation grants $6,401 to classrooms

The Williamsport Area School District Education Foundation (WASDEF) announced the distribution of $6,401 to fund five classroom projects and programs today as part of the organization’s annual Teacher Mini-Grant Program. The program is designed to give district teachers the ability to ...

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Penn College’s Physical Therapist Assistant Club collected boxes of nonperishable food on campus and at physical therapy clinics across the region as part of the Global Physical Therapy Day-of-Service.

Physical Therapist Assistant Club’s food drive helps campus pantry

Students in Pennsylvania College of Technology’s Physical Therapist Assistant Club harvested a plentiful crop to benefit The Cupboard at Penn College, an on-campus food pantry that assists students and their families. The club initiated a 10-day food drive to coincide with the American ...

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Hardy named director of admissions at Lock Haven University

LOCK HAVEN — Angelic Hardy has been appointed to the position of director of admissions at Lock Haven University. Hardy began her duties November 10. As director, she will oversee the Office of Admissions and will be responsible for recruitment, marketing plans, and admission ...

In the schools

Montgomery Area School District is accepting registrations for the Pre-K Counts program The Montgomery Area School District is still taking registrations for a waiting list for our Pre-K Counts preschool program for children who have turned 3 or 4 years old by September 1, 2017. Items you ...