Neshannock school board told to follow the rules
In her first meeting as president, Karen Houk established procedures for the Neshannock Township School Board. This chain of command, Houk said, will ensure that everyone in the district is treated equally.
Neshannock superintendent Dr. Mary Todora to retire
Dr. Mary Todora, Neshannock’s superintendent, will retire at the end of this school year. The board voted 6-3 Thursday night to accept Todora’s resignation, effective June 30.
Tim Kolodziej: Yes, you ARE ready for high school basketball to start — here's why
Over the course of the next three months or so, you will hear plenty of “We are ...” cheers in the stands. But before the referee tosses the ball into the air tomorrow night, let me share a couple of “You are ...” thoughts.
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.
Wilmington hires new superintendent
Dr. Michelle M. Miller was named superintendent of the Wilmington Area School District last night. The board approved a three-year term for the 38-year-old and set her first year salary at $120,000.
Your Education: Finish GED soon or start all over
Still trying wrap up your GED exam? If you don’t finish by the end of next month, you’ll have to start all over. For 11 years now, GED test sites such as Lawrence County Community Action Partnership have been using the 2002 exam series.
Meehan leaving New Castle to become Leechburg superintendent
Terence Meehan is leaving the New Castle Area School District to assume his first school superintendent’s job. Meehan has been named superintendent of the Leechburg Area School District at an annual salary of $125,000. He was one of 14 applicants for the position.
Bullying Punishment: Parents make boy wear sign in public
Sometimes learning lessons the hard way turns out to be the best way. That’s what mother Amber Carey and stepfather Felix Mayle are hoping today after choosing a public punishment for their son.
Charter school resubmits, eyes former hotel
Organizers of the New Castle Arts Academy charter school have resubmitted their application to the New Castle Area School District. Debra Rice, who has been overseeing the process, said the application was submitted Friday, this time with a pinpointed location.
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