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  • Make-up kindergarten registration planned

    Shenango Elementary School will have a make-up day for kindergarten registration May 15. Students wanting to register for kindergarten for the 2014-15 school year must be 5 years old by Sept. 1.

    March 13, 2014

  • Shenango adjusts school calendar

    The Shenango Area School Board has approved adjustments in the school calendar as the result of snow days:

    March 12, 2014

  • gavel.jpg Accident victim gets $18 million settlement

    A disabled Shenango Township man will be taken care of for the rest of his life. The Lawrence County courts approved an $18 million settlement, intended to care for the accident victim and believed to be the largest ever in Lawrence County.

    March 12, 2014 1 Photo

  • money.jpg Districts awarded Safe Schools grants

    The Shenango and Ellwood City school districts have been awarded Safe Schools Initiative Targeted grants from the state. Each district will receive $25,000, according to state Sen. Elder Vogel.

    February 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • Owrey appointed to Shenango board

    Dean Owrey is a new member of the Shenango Area School Board. The board appointed Owrey by an 8-0 vote Monday. He fills a vacancy created by the death of Ronald Martin in December.

    February 11, 2014

  • school.jpg Shenango board set to fill vacancy

    The Shenango Area School Board is expected to appoint Dean Owrey on Monday to fill a vacancy on the board. Owrey, chief financial officer of the University of PittsburghMC’s information services division, was selected from among 16 people who expressed interest in the position.

    February 4, 2014 1 Photo

  • school.jpg Shenango to conduct second interviews

    The Shenango Area School Board will conduct a second round of interviews Monday for the vacant board position. Sixteen township residents applied for the position, which became vacant in December with the death of Ronald Martin.

    January 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • Shenango school board sets tax hike limit

    The Shenango school board has set a limit for a tax increase it could impose this year. At its meeting this week, the board adopted a resolution indicating it will not raise the property tax for the 2014-15 school year above the 3 percent index set by the Pennsylvania Department of Education.

    January 15, 2014

  • Shenango accepting applications to fill board vacancy

    The Shenango Area School Board will accept applications until Jan. 17 to fill a vacancy on the board. The vacancy was created with the Dec. 12 death of Ronald Martin.

    January 8, 2014

  • school.jpg Shenango high students’ score among highest

    Shenango Junior/Senior High School had one of the highest School Performance Profile scores in Pennsylvania. The school had an overall score of 91, the highest for a high school in Lawrence County. In Midwestern Intermediate Unit IV, It was second only to Mars High School. Mars had a score of 93. The intermediate unit covers Butler, Lawrence and Mercer counties.

    December 21, 2013 1 Photo

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