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Education

Neumann students earn medals at Decathlon

In the Central PA Fall Scrimmage, Nov. 14, the Academic Decathlon team from St. John Neumann Regional Academy brought home nine medals. The students who participated were high school students from grades ninth through 12th, coached by teacher Nikki Bartholomew and assisted in math preparation ...

Thankful for the busy family, music and a busy holiday season

When I was younger, my impression of high school was that everyone belonged to a group or a clique. In my mind, I always pictured a cafeteria filled with pockets of tables where each clique sat. This scared me because I felt I didn’t belong to any particular group. I was never into sports, ...

Order in the court! Students attend Mock Trials

Students from Montoursville High School acted as lawyers and witnesses, built their own court cases, defended prosecutions, plaintiffs and the defense while competing against other schools and courtroom simulations at Harvard University’s Mock Trial Seminar for High School ...

LHU’s new major and financial aid measures

LOCK HAVEN — Lock Haven University Council of Trustees approved the addition of a new bachelor’s degree in finance and risk management within the business and computer science department in the Stephen Poorman College of Business, Information Systems and Human Services. They also reviewed ...

Firetruck fun, Montoursville students learn about fire safety

It was just after 8:30 a.m. in late November as students from all grades at the Loyalsock Valley Elementary School, in the Montoursville Area School District, stood outside the building and applauded arriving fire trucks as their lights flashed and sirens blared. When the rescue vehicles came ...

Holiday concert

Every December, Williamsport Area High School holds one of the most anticipated concerts of the school year. The annual holiday concert, more familiarly known as the Holiday Hoo-Ha, is very important to students, teachers and the Williamsport community. The choir, band and orchestra put ...

Buddy Bench

Taking the opportunity to promote empathy and compassion, the students of Loyalsock Valley Elementary School, in the Montoursville Area School District, spent over 40,500 minutes, in total, reading to earn a Buddy Bench. The bench, which came from Ohio, arrived on Nov. 15. “Recess is not ...

Nursing faculty receives scholarship

A member of Pennsylvania College of Technology’s nursing faculty received this year’s doctoral scholarship from the Nightingale Awards of Pennsylvania. Christine Kavanagh, assistant professor of nursing, is pursuing a doctor of nursing practice from Robert Morris University. She was ...

Penn College students to graduate

Nearly 300 students have petitioned to graduate and receive their degrees following the Fall 2019 semester at Pennsylvania College of Technology. A commencement ceremony will be held at 11 a.m. Dec. 21, at the Community Arts Center, 220 W. Fourth St. The student speaker will be Stephanie ...

Lock Haven University to hold winter ceremony

LOCK HAVEN — Lock Haven University will hold its 2019 winter commencement ceremony on Saturday. The combined graduate and undergraduate ceremony will take place at 2 p.m. in Price Performance Center Auditorium, on the campus. The speaker will be Dr. Daniel Greenstein, who became the fifth ...

Students practice health promotion skills to encourage peers

Pennsylvania College of Technology nursing students teamed with the college’s Counseling Services Office to encourage students to participate in a brief, anonymous online questionnaire that is designed to help them understand concerns about the way they are feeling and receive feedback about ...

JSHS implements College and Career Readiness

College and Career Readiness is giving a new shape in public education. With the implementation of Career Education and Workforce Standards, Jersey Shore High School is working to prepare students not just for college, but for high priority occupations. Students receive educational and ...

Flags for a cause

In the brutal wind and snow, typical of a November football game in Central Pennsylvania, The Williamsport Millionaire junior and senior girls made memories at the high school’s STA Stadium they will never forget during the annual 2019 powderpuff game. The school activity is organized by the ...

Career Fair has positive impact in school community

To help familiarize students with the many opportunities offered at Williamsport Area High School and opportunities available for post-secondary education, training and the workforce after high school, the Williamsport Area Middle School held its first Career Fair. There were many ...

Construction Trades students learn new skills

Highlighting the work of Emily Smith, senior, Williamsport Area High School’s Construction Trades course recently released a video about her accomplishments in the field. Smith has been involved in the course since her sophomore year. The video feature can be seen on Williamsport Area School ...

Play Monopoly, learn the basics of accounting

Mrs. Weaver’s Accounting I students are working on a unique project to help them master the basics of accounting: They are playing Monopoly. Though the game is usually played for fun, this game of Monopoly in particular has benefits beyond entertainment. The game deals with money and making ...

Students participate in Days of Remembrance

During the Days of Remembrance essay contest, there were 70 submissions for the 2019 contest including student submissions 41 from Shikellamy, 18 from Line Mountain, three from Mount Carmel, two from Montoursville, one from Danville and one home-schooled student. Students wrote essays about ...

Plagiarism Game preserved by Lycoming WISE intern

“It is a quiet day at Lycoming... when suddenly the campus is taken over by plagiarism goblins who want to destroy its academic integrity! You are the only person left who can destroy the goblins and restore order to the college!” So begins “Goblin Threat,” also known throughout the ...

Muncy M Club raises school spirits

MUNCY — A recent visit to Muncy High School found an enthusiastic group of students and advisors who wholeheartedly believe in the club they represent: The M Club. As explained by club advisors, Brooke Walters, Spanish teacher, and Mike Davis, social studies instructor, the M Club was ...

Jersey Shore High School brings suspense in ‘The Uninvited’

JERSEY SHORE — Strange occurrences in a haunted house will bring plenty of suspense to audiences in the upcoming performance of “The Uninvited” by Tim Kelly. Seeking to escape the demands of life in London, siblings, played by students Adam Fox and Kira Bierly, purchase a charming house ...