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.
Furst, Sainato named to softball all-state team
Consistency paid off for two of Lawrence County’s most elite softball players. Amanda Furst of Neshannock and Kara Sainato of Ellwood City Lincoln were named to the 2012 Pennsylvania Softball Coaches Association All-State Team.
Ellwood schools budget keeps taxes steady
The Ellwood City school board held the line on taxes and spending by shrinking staff in its 2012-13 budget. At its June meeting, the board gave final approval to the spending plan that keeps taxes at 15.81 mills. One mill generates about $430,000.
Super Grads 1: Meet Nolan Duncan of Ellwood
Facing the end of high school is tough. Facing it from a hospital bed is even tougher. For Lincoln High School graduate Nolan Duncan, it’s just reality. After sustaining a lower back injury in a fall from a bridge, Duncan found himself stuck in a hospital bed on the night of commencement.
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