Our Opinion: Laurel must resolve cross-country questions
We readily admit we have no firsthand insight into a dispute involving Laurel High School’s cross-country coach. But we do know these controversies have consequences, and we think Laurel officials need to take some positive steps in order to minimize them.
Laurel sets limit for tax increase
The Laurel School Board has set a limit for a property tax increase it could impose next year.
Photos, Story: Runners, community turn out to support ousted Laurel coach
Former Laurel High cross country coach Greg Schmitt has the support of his team members and their parents. The question, however, is whether the embattled coach has the support of the school district and its board of directors.
Laurel High: Cross country coach says losing his job ‘mind-boggling’
Greg Schmitt probably won’t get a chance at a three-peat. Schmitt confirmed last night that the Laurel School District has opened his position as the high school cross country coach. The job opening is posted on the district’s website.
New Castle native overcomes painful disease for swimming success
Imagine feeling excruciating pain when you wake up each morning. Same thing when you try to walk down the stairs to start your day — or even attempt a simple task such as gripping a pencil. Welcome to the world of New Castle native Kyler Rosta.
Tribute run: Laurel senior honors late grandmother with cancer benefit
A Laurel High senior paying tribute to her grandmother raised more than $1,700 to fight cancer. Kalie Trott organized the 5K Walk/Run for Cancer at Cascade Park as her senior project. However, it also honored her grandmother, former Pulaski Road resident Mary McConahy, who died of cancer in May.
Laurel approves support personnel contract
The Laurel School Board has approved a five-year contract with support personnel. All nine members voted in favor of the pact that covers approximately 35 custodians, secretaries and cafeteria workers.
- Laurel board OKs hiring
Spirited effort: New anti-bullying group launches efforts with Halloween party
Halloween is a scary time of year all in the name of fun. But children shouldn’t be frightened on a regular basis. A new community-wide group — Let’s Make a Difference — has been established to address the issues of bullying.
Laurel receives clean audit
There were no findings in a performance audit of the Laurel School District conducted by the Pennsylvania auditor general’s department.
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