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New Castle Schools: Sandy Hook story prompts introspection
As Kaitlin Roig shared her story of survival, New Castle Area School District staff reflected on their own roles as educators. Roig is a teacher at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut, where she protected her 15 first-graders while a gunman roamed the halls outside her classroom on Dec. 14, 2012, killing 20 students and six teachers.
New Castle Schools: Sandy Hook teacher who protected class during deadly shootings shares story
Forty-five minutes. That three-quarters of an hour seemed like an eternity on the morning of Dec. 14, 2012, after teacher Kaitlin Roig made a decision that spared her 15 first graders from a deadly encounter with a deranged shooter roaming the halls at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
Photo Gallery, Story: New Castle Black tops Shenango for youth football title
New Castle Black beat Shenango 19-7 in the Tri-County Youth Football League Midget championship game at Glenn “Pop” Johnston Stadium.
1981 classes to hold 50th birthday bash
The class of 1981 at New Castle High School and Lawrence County Vo-Tech are planning a 50th birthday bash. Classmates will gather Friday at the Crane Room for hors d’oeuvres and entertainment.
Pride and Promise: New Castle cafeteria cook makes sure students eat well
Former President George W. Bush made sure no child is left behind in education. In the New Castle Area School District, Deborah Abraham makes sure no child goes hungry.
Teachers, aides recognized for test scores
Three more West Side School teachers have been distinguished for helping their students to excel in state assessment tests. Teachers Jennifer Antal, Dana Prejsnar and Trina Sibeto were among five from the school who received the district’s Pride and Promise awards for October.
WPIAL Playoffs: New Castle, Neshannock and Laurel learn first-round matchups
Three Lawrence County football teams are where they expected to be for the first round of the WPIAL playoffs. The Neshannock, New Castle and Laurel high squads were satisfied with the seeds they received when opening-round matchups were announced last night at a meeting at the DoubleTree Hotel.
Mitchel Olszak: Questions abound in New Castle tuition scandal
With the release of names in the New Castle school district tuition scandal, a local drama comes to a close. Well, not exactly. Countless questions still hang over the matter of non-resident employees who failed to pay required tuition for their children who attended New Castle schools.
Photo Gallery, Story: Board gets sneak peek at Lockley school
New Castle’s kindergarten students will move into their new school in early January. The new Lockley Early Learning Center will be finished by then, but first- and second-graders won’t move in until next school year, according to the district’s plans.
New Castle Schools: District releases names in tuition probe
The New Castle school district has released the names of employees who were the subject of a state audit finding.
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