Photo Gallery, Story: Fourth-grader’s thoughts echoed around the county at Life Chains
Life Chain participants know they’re going to be on their feet. And apparently, one of yesterday’s younger ones — fourth-grader Julia Hanson — does her best thinking that way.
New school grading system unveiled Friday
The Pennsylvania Department of Education is rolling out its revamped system of grading schools Friday. One thing will be clear immediately: The state will be using two grading systems — one for schools with lots of poor students and another for every other school in the Commonwealth.
Athletes of the Week: Season perfect so far for Laurel High golfers
The 2013 season has been a record-setting one for the Laurel High golf team. Freshman dynamo Evan Long has joined forces with teammates Nick Peluso, Colton Brown and Tucker Skerbetz to lead the Spartans in search of section and WPIAL crowns.
Laurel hires science teacher
The Laurel School Board has hired a long-term substitute teacher in the secondary science department. Suzanne Dado was named to the position for the 2013-14 school year at a salary of $25,000 on a pro-rated basis.
Laurel High team wins Envirothon
The Green Giants team from Laurel High School had the top score at this year’s Lawrence County Envirothon. The students were among six teams from Wilmington and Laurel high schools who competed in the May 7 event at Cascade Park.
Photo Gallery, Story: Laurel senior county’s new dairy princess
The two candidates cross their fingers and the crowd goes silent, awaiting the verdict. And the 2013-2014 Lawrence County Dairy Princess is — Rhonda Mitcheltree!
Rockin’ Recess: Laurel youngsters earn a morning of music, health education
Hands clapping. Arms waving. Crowd chanting. That was the scene at Laurel Elementary School yesterday morning. Laurel beat out four other school districts in the UPMC For Kids and Radio Disney-sponsored “Attendance Counts” competition.
WPIAL Baseball Playoffs: Beaver pitcher shuts down Laurel bats
Once again, Austin was awesome for the Beaver High baseball team. This time, it was Austin Logan who pitched a gem and led the Bobcats past Laurel, 6-0, in a WPIAL Class AA quarterfinal clash at historic Pullman Park.
Laurel students salute fallen officer
Nearly 700 Laurel students joined community members to line Route 108 as William McCarthy headed to his final resting place.
Laurel not anticipating tax hike
The Laurel School Board has introduced a $17.4 million budget that requires no tax increase. The $17,488,091 spending plan for the 2013-14 school year is $947,945 higher than the current year’s budget.
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