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New Castle expels student over knife
The New Castle school board has taken disciplinary action against a seventh-grader accused of carrying a pocket knife to school. Following a hearing, the board voted to expel the student from the district for one year.
Update: Three injured in school bus crash
The season’s first snowfall left streets wet and icy yesterday, resulting in weather-related accidents. The most serious involved a First Student school bus that was hit on the Mahoning Avenue viaduct. Both drivers and a 16-year-old youth riding the bus were injured.
Student, two others hurt in school bus crash
A New Castle High School student and two others were injured Tuesday morning when a car and school bus collided. The student, a 16-year-old male who was one of 24 junior and senior high school passengers on the bus, suffered a minor leg injury, according to New Castle police.
JFK students observe Veterans Day
Students at New Castle’s John F. Kennedy Primary Center have spent weeks preparing for Veterans Day. They’ve been practicing patriotic songs, making paper “dog tags” to wear and joined other district students in selling T-shirts to raise money for homeless veterans.
New Castle Schools: District responds to state audit findings
The New Castle Area School District is answering state audit findings it received earlier this year. One finding addresses three teachers who did not pay tuition for their out-of-district children who attended city schools.
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.
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