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.
Tim Kolodziej: As Brittany glows, a community grows
What can we learn from the powerful story of Shenango High homecoming queen Brittany Chieze? Plenty. And they are lessons we won't soon forget.
Homecoming 2013: Check out our video from Ellwood!
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: Ellwood City!
Photos, Video, Story: Shenango homecoming queen Brittany Chieze considers herself ‘a pretty lucky girl’
Rochelle Chieze admits she panicked at first when she learned her daughter had been placed on Shenango High’s Homecoming ballot. “I started thinking about the germs from being around so many people and how tired this would make her,” Rochelle said. “Even though she was thrilled — we all were — I went back and forth. I thought maybe we should say no.”
Congressional internships available
U.S. Rep. Keith Rothfus is inviting students from the 12th District to apply for internships in his offices. The internships are available to college undergraduates or graduates and offered in Rothfus’ western Pennsylvania and Washington offices during the spring, summer and fall semesters.
Photos, Story: Scottie Way offers road to rewards
Things were done the old Scottie Way on the new Scottie Way yesterday afternoon. The previously unnamed road leading to the front of Union High School has been given that moniker, linking the nickname of Union sports teams with a new reinforcement support program that will take place at all grade levels in the school district.
- Schools planning class reunions
Homecoming 2013: Check out our video, interview from Wilmington!
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: Wilmington!
Substitutes will help wrap up vo-tech nursing program
The adult practical nursing program at the vo-tech school will end in February. Two classes of nursing students, totaling 42 remain at the Lawrence County Career and Technical Center. About half will graduate at the end of this month, the other half in February.
Vo-tech school hires teachers
The Lawrence County Career and Technical Center joint operating committee took the following action at its August and September meetings:
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