New Castle News


  • Shenango hires teachers

    The Shenango Area School Board has hired two teachers for the 2013-14 school year.

    August 14, 2013

  • hohl.tiff Shenango hires assistant principal

    The Shenango Area School Board has named Al Dorsch as assistant high school principal. Dorsch, who has been a science teacher in the district for about 16 years, replaces Dan Mayer, who resigned to take a position in the Fort Cherry School District.

    July 24, 2013 1 Photo

  • Billy2.tiff Double Duty: Former Shenango basketball coach Bill McNees will be father of the bride — and the person officiating at his daughter’s wedding

    After the most important proposal had been offered and accepted, Kelly McNees and fiancé Matt Krawchyk made another. With their destination wedding scheduled for July 26 on a beach at North Carolina’s Outer Banks, the couple had something to ask the father of the bride.

    July 16, 2013 2 Photos

  • Shenango board OKs abuse policy

    The Shenango Area School Board has adopted a child abuse policy. The policy implements the provisions of a state law passed in 2012 that requires school districts to provide training on child abuse recognition and reporting to their employees who have direct contact with children.

    July 11, 2013

  • Shenango class to hold gathering

    Shenango High School’s class of 1955 is planning a casual get-together for next month. Members of the class will meet from 2 to 5 p.m. Aug. 17 at Eat ’n Park restaurant in downtown New Castle.

    July 11, 2013

  • Shenango sets cafeteria prices

    Cafeteria prices in the Shenango schools are remaining the same for next year. The school board approved the following prices for the 2013-14 school year:

    June 13, 2013

  • money.jpg Shenango OKs budget with no tax hike

    The Shenango Area School Board adopted a $15.8 million budget Monday night that requires no tax increase. All eight members present voted in favor of the $15,819,792 spending plan for the 2013-14 school year. Joseph Gaus was absent.

    June 11, 2013 1 Photo

  • Shenango foundation to meet

    The Shenango Community Education Foundation’s board of directors will meet Wednesday at the high school library. The meeting starts at 7 p.m.

    June 6, 2013

  • Kolodziej.jpg Tim Kolodziej: For the Class of 2013, there’s no looking back — promise?

    Congratulations, Class of 2013! You made it. Your last history lesson is history. Your last final — final. The unsure children who once needed help to climb the school bus steps will now stride confidently across the stage to receive their diplomas.

    June 6, 2013 1 Photo

  • school.jpg Shenango ranked among Best High Schools for 2013

    Academic excellence and outstanding AP test scores earned Shenango the disinction of being among the Best High Schools for 2013. Shenango was the only school in Lawrence County to receive a silver award for the assessment, which is conducted by U.S. News & World Report and the American Institutes for Research, said Joe McCormick, high school principal at Shenango.

    June 5, 2013 1 Photo

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