Shooting Aftermath: Local school districts gear up for crisis plan reviews
Lawrence County’s district attorney is planning a school safety summit of sorts after the first of the year. Joshua Lamancusa said he will meet with district officials, security guards and police to determine what security measures are in place at local schools and what can be done to enhance them.
Ellwood City Wrestling Preview: ‘Next guy in line’ has Wolverines ready to roll
In resurrecting the Ellwood City Lincoln High wrestling program, Craig Alberts was there all the way. After Ellwood City disbanded the sport in 2001, former Wolverines coach John Barnes organized a youth program for the sport in 2005. He asked Alberts to help get the program off the ground.
School to honor war hero with renaming
The Ellwood City school district is renaming its auditorium after a fallen war hero. A formal ceremony is planned for 9 a.m. Friday at Lincoln High School to name the auditorium the Leslie H. Sabo Jr. Memorial Auditorium.
Sabo was awarded the Medal of Honor posthumously on May 16, 2012.
Video, Photo Gallery, Story: Lincoln High raising curtain on ‘Les Miserables’
Lincoln High School is ready to continue its annual tradition of presenting its “spring” musical in the fall. The challenging Broadway classic “Les Miserables” will open at 7 p.m. tomorrow and continue with performances at 7 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday.
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Photo Gallery, Story: Hartman Elementary elects a school president one day after mock debate
A presidency was decided yesterday. No, not that one. The winner in this campaign was Madeline Spadafore, who was elected school president at Hartman Elementary in Ellwood City. Her vice president is Tara Marsh.
Our Opinion: Red flags raised on New Castle, Ellwood test scores
Recently released state data on education standards represents a wake-up call for Lawrence County. The community’s two largest school districts, New Castle and Ellwood City, fell short of the mark and failed to meet the Adequate Yearly Progress threshold established by the state. And other individual schools throughout the county received critical assessments as well.
Ellwood girl wins fight to join football team
Ellwood City High’s football team will have a new member when it travels to Riverside tonight, and it’s a girl.
Ashley Nicole Lytle, a junior, has joined the Wolverines as a placekicker, according to a press release from the Ellwood law firm of Bellissimo & Peirce. She reportedly is the district’s first female football player.
Cutting edge: Laurel, Lincoln gifted students observe heart surgery
Someday, Rachael Baker aspires to enter the medical field, possibly as a physician’s assistant. So, the Laurel High School junior was enthused to be part of a small group that observed an aortic valve replacement at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh.
Photo Gallery, Video Highlights: County’s marching bands show their stuff at annual festival
All the scores Wednesday night at Taggart Stadium were of the musical variety rather than touchdowns. The home of New Castle High’s football team was the site of the 33rd annual Lawrence County Marching Band Festival. Laurel High School, under the direction of Nathan Daubenspeck, was the host band.
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