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  • Pears.jpg Video: Remembering teacher Beth Pears

    Shenango High students, teachers and adminstrators pay tribute to Beth Pears, who died on May 19 after a battle with cancer. The English teacher was a beloved figure in the classrooms of Shenango, and Courtney Crown shares her story through a series of video interviews.

    May 25, 2013 1 Photo

  • IMG_4753e.JPG Photo Gallery: Check out our images from the Shenango High prom!

    The pomp. The pageantry. The pairs. The pictures. Yes, it’s prom season once again in Lawrence County and the New Castle News is on hand to document all the fun and excitement. We hope you enjoy our photo galleries! Today, Shenango High.

    May 22, 2013 1 Photo 1 Slideshow

  • WPIAL Softball Playoffs: Shenango loses to Frazier

    Normally, players like to forget losses.Shenango High softball coach Amy Delaney hopes yesterday’s 9-2 setback to Frazier in a WPIAL Class A softball quarterfinal at Fairhaven Park remains fresh in the team’s mind during the offseason, though.

    May 21, 2013

  • school.jpg Shenango board not raising taxes

    The Shenango Area School Board has introduced a $15.8 million budget that requires no tax increase. The $15,819,792 spending plan for the 2013-14 school year is $43,012 higher than the current budget.

    May 15, 2013 1 Photo 1 Story

  • Shenango hires three teachers

    The Shenango Area School Board hired three elementary teachers for the 2013-14 school year. They are:

    May 15, 2013

  • Burdett.jpg Athlete of the Week: Meet Kim Burdett of Shenango

    Sitting in math class. Eating lunch with friends. Brushing her teeth.     No matter what Kim Burdett finds herself doing, there’s a good chance there’s one thing first and foremost on her mind — softball.

    May 15, 2013 1 Photo

  • Shenango class to hold luncheon

    Shenango High School’s class of 1962 will meet for lunch Thursday. The group will gather at 1 p.m. at Chuck Tanner’s Restaurant.

    May 7, 2013

  • Shenango schools update weapons policy

    The Shenango School District has updated a policy involving possession of weapons on school grounds. The change will permit the school security guard to carry, store and have access to weapons while performing his duties, according to district superintendent Dr. Mike Schreck.

    April 24, 2013

  • Shenango schedules make-up registration

    Shenango has scheduled a make-up day for kindergarten registration for the 2013-14 school year. The make-up day will be May 3 for students who will be 5 years old by Sept. 1.

    April 9, 2013

  • Shenango education foundation to meet

    The Shenango Community Education Foundation board will meet Wednesday at Shenango High School’s library. The 7 p.m. meeting is open to the public and members of the community who are interested in supporting the efforts of the foundation are encouraged to attend.

    March 28, 2013

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