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.
Rich relishes the opportunity to lead at vo-tech
Leonard A. Rich has been hired as the director of the Lawrence County Career and Technical Center. His salary, set at $104,000, will be pro-rated for the 2013-14 year. He was hired at a special meeting Monday night on a 7-5 vote.
Vo-tech proceeds with forensic audit
A Wexford firm was hired this week to conduct a forensic audit for the Lawrence County Career and Technical Center. Zelenkofske Axelrod was hired Monday on a 10-2 vote. James McFarland, Neshannock’s representative, and Scott Singer from Mohawk, voted no.
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.
Making Narnia: Vo-tech students donate time, talents to help church create C.S. Lewis’ fantasy world
It’s too bad the Lawrence County Career and Technical School wasn’t around when Aslan created Narnia. He might have gotten some help.
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.
School employees rescue choking girl
Two Shenango school district employees are credited with saving a student from choking in the cafeteria. Brian Cooper, a seventh-grade teacher, and David Tyler, school security officer, ran to the aid of 12-year-old Kaelyn LaScola Thursday after being alerted by another student that she was choking, according to superintendent Michael Schreck.
Union teachers, board approve four-year pact
The Union Area School Board and the district’s teachers have approved a four-year contract. By a 9-0 vote Wednesday, the board approved the pact that will run through June 30, 2017.
Homecoming 2013: Check out our video, interview from New Castle!
It's that time of year again when the hard-hitting action of Friday night football gives way to the elegance and pageantry of homecoming. Every Wednesday, look inside for special photo galleries featuring all attendants on this year's courts. This week: New Castle!
Homecoming 2013: Check out our video, interview from Union!
It's that time of year again when the hard-hitting action of Friday night football gives way to the elegance and pageantry of homecoming. Every Wednesday, look inside for special photo galleries featuring all attendants on this year's courts. This week: Union!
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