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Education

WVIA-TV’s ‘Scholastic Scrimmage’ comes to Williamsport

PITTSTON - WVIA-TV's "Scholastic Scrimmage" will be taped on-location in Williamsport, PA for the first time on Wednesday and Thursday at Pennsylvania College of Technology.WVIA will tape episodes of it's popular Scholastic Scrimmage series which features students in grades nine through 12 ...

Simon Harvey wins ADDY(R) Award

GREENVILLE, S.C. - Simon Harvey, a senior graphic design student at Bob Jones University, recently was awarded the ADDY(R) Award for Creative Excellence by the Greenville chapter of the American Advertising Federation.Harvey, a resident of Wellsboro, won the silver award in sales promotion - ...

Jersey Shore announces ROCK Star award winners

Jersey Shore Area Middle School has announced the recipients of the monthly ROCK Star award for January. 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. These ...

Students of the Month

KarschnerCole Karschner, son of Deana and Shawn Karschner, was named Warrensville Area Lions Club Boy of the Month for February.Karschner is a senior at Montoursville Area High School and plays basketball and football. He is a member of the Physics Club and has helped raise money for his church ...

Local student named semifinalist for Geographic State Bee

Lanie Mussina, daughter of Anne and Mark Mussina, of Montoursville, has been notified by the National Geographic Society that she is one of the semifinalists eligible to compete in the 2016 Pennsylvania National Geographic State Bee. Mussina is in sixth grade at C. E. McCall Middle School, ...

Fort Antes chapter DAR 2015 Good Citizen honored

Fort Antes Chapter, Jersey Shore, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution honored their 2015 Good Citizen, Ariana Paulhamus, at a luncheon in February. Paulhamus, is the daughter of Michelle and Jed Paulhamus, of Jersey Shore.Paulhamus had to write an essay of 500 words or less, ...

Mansfield students attend leadership conference

MANSFIELD - Mansfield University students Isaiah Murray, John Burton, Devon-Lloyd Harris and Joshua Pollitt, accompanies by professor Jason Roscoe, Academic and Human Development, attended the sixth annual IGNITE Leadership Conference at The University of Scranton in February.The Mansfield ...

Students win local MATHCOUNTS competition

A team of middle school Mathletes from C.E. McCall Middle School, Montoursville, won the local MATHCOUNTS competition.Members of the winning team are: Sherry Chen, Alex McWilliams, London Mussina, Madison Ramsey, Patty Confer (coach) and Jennifer Breneisen (co-coach). The team will now advance ...

North Penn-Mansfield special ed students visit Mansfield University

MANSFIELD - Special education students from the North Penn-Mansfield School District visited Mansfield University in February to learn valuable life lessons and make and eat cookies.The students spent time at the president's house, making cookies with MU President Fran Hendricks and his wife ...

Penn College students make soup, bowls for food bank fundraiser

Students at Pennsylvania College of Technology were among community groups that made soup and bowls for Central Pennsylvania Food Bank's sold-out "Soup and a Bowl" fundraiser, held in February.The event, celebrating its 10th anniversary, features a variety of soups, breads and desserts. In ...

The Stock Market Game

Weekly resultsLocal results for the week of Feb. 29:High school1. MONTGOMERY - $134,847.41Ryan Monoski2. MUNCY - $108,651.18Beth Baker3. WILLIAMSPORT - $105,636.66Marianne WimerMiddle school1. MONTGOMERY - $117,458.73Jeremy Stetler2. MUNCY - $106,067.11Beth Baker3. WILLIAMSPORT - ...

Dean’s list

Penn State UniversityAll campusesWILLIAMSPORT - Noah C. Androvette, Veronica A. Balestino, Charles Bittner, Robert E. Brague, Alexandra E. Brooks, William I. Clees, Anna K. Criswell, Meghan C. Cunningham, Chanel N. Doebler, Michael J. Dougherty, Eva M. Eck, James M. Gardner, Alanna R. Harding, ...

College grads

Penn State UniversityAll campusesWILLIAMSPORT - Joseph C. Cipriani, business; Joshua J. Girio, software engineering; Wendy L. Hunter, human development and family studies; Kathryn N. Jedrziewski, nursing; Brendan M. Jesus, integrative arts; Stefan J. Moff, supply chain and information systems; ...

Honor roll

Loyalsock TownshipHigh SchoolThird marking periodHIGH HONOR ROLLGrade 9 - Alessia Antonacci, Allison Clark, Juliana Cruz, Alexa Daniels, Quinn Deitrick, Allison Dowell, Madison Fox, Breanna Free, Gabriella Gardner, Derek Gee, Caroline Hawkins, Lea Jabbour, Kali Kilpatrick, Yaminah Merando, ...

Singin’ in the Magic Kingdom

HUGHESVILLE - The world-famous Walt Disney once said, "If you can dream it, you can do it."Students in the Hughesville High School choir and their director, Brian Barckley, dreamt of singing in front of thousands in Disney World, and that's what they're going to do.Members of the choir in ...

Student Life Leadership Celebration held at Mansfield

MANSFIELD - The third annual Student Life Leadership Celebration was held at Mansfield University Feb. 18.The event, spearheaded by the Student Affairs and Student Life Division, is the culmination of an effort to acknowledge members of the campus community whose actions best represent the ...

Chamber to hold 15th Education Celebration

The Williamsport/Lycoming Chamber of Commerce's 15th Annual Education Celebration will be held from 5:30-8 p.m. Thursday at the Williamsport Country Club.This event was started to greater emphasize the relationship between the business and education communities. The area's future workforce ...

Global company donates cutting tools to Penn College

Pennsylvania College of Technology is one of just a dozen schools nationwide - and the only institution in the commonwealth - to receive equipment recently donated by Seco Tools Inc.A leading global provider of metal-cutting solutions for milling, turning, holemaking and toolholding, Seco ...

In the schools

Lycoming Nursery School to hold open houseThe Lycoming Nursery School, 825 Arch St., will hold an open house from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Wednesday. Attendees can visit the classrooms and meet teachers during the open house.State Trooper to present drunk and drugged driving programLOCK HAVEN - Safe ...