Photo Gallery, Preview, Cast List: Portersville Christian School presents ‘Bye, Bye Birdie’
Ed Sullivan plays a part in “Bye, Bye Birdie,” but the television icon doesn’t have a role with today’s teens. Educating the cast of Portersville Christian School’s musical about the “old school references” in “Birdie,” was just one of director Ryan Ingram’s challenges this year.
Union still undecided on tax hike
The Union school board is hoping to avoid a tax increase next year but has not decided yet. During Wednesday’s meeting, Samantha Charles, district business manager, provided an overview of funding for the 2013-14 school year, based on Gov. Tom Corbett’s proposed budget.
Charter school founders to revise application
Organizers of a proposed charter school for New Castle are returning to the drawing board. Debra Rice, who has been overseeing the process, said this week the group proposing the fine arts-infused academy will revise its application and resubmit it to the New Castle Area School District.
Our Opinion: State report of New Castle district remains in the dark
An old saying goes that rumors are always worse than the truth. That’s why we are baffled by the way the New Castle Area School Board is handling a review of a state audit. The audit in question was prepared by the Pennsylvania auditor general’s office. It’s a regular audit, something the office does with every school district in the commonwealth.
St. Joseph School to observe reunion
A St. Joseph school reunion is being planned for summer. The gathering is in conjunction with the 125th anniversary celebration of St. Joseph the Worker Parish.
Senior girls shine at program’s end
It takes a long time to make a diamond — in this case, eight years. And last night, the jewels shone. The first graduating class of Diamond Girls gathered at Gallo’s Italian Villa to celebrate the completion of a mentor-based program they began during fifth-grade in the New Castle Area School District.
God in school: Local pastor bringing crusade to Ne-Ca-Hi
Local evangelist Randy Crum is bringing his series of local crusades to New Castle High School. Crum, pastor of Wayside Emmanuel Church and founder of Vision Ministries, launched the events in October, complementing his messages with the gifts and testimonies of local residents.
Must-See Video: New Castle basketball team does the ‘Harlem Shake’
Maybe you’ve seen the Miami Heat do the “Harlem Shake.” Or maybe you’ve seen the Cleveland Indians do it. Not bad, but they’ve got nothing on the New Castle boys basketball team.
Eighteen apply for New Castle superintendent post
The New Castle Area School District has received 18 applications for superintendent. Tom Templeton of the Pennsylvania School Boards Association told board members at their work session Monday that 22 people had expressed interest in the position, but 18 of them actually submitted applications.
New Castle audit discussion postponed
The New Castle Area School Board has postponed public discussion of an audit conducted by the Pennsylvania Auditor General’s department.
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