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  • football.jpg High School Football: Laurel bumped up to Class AA, Wilmington drops

    Some major change is in store for Lawrence County football teams. Based off the approaching new PIAA enrollment cycle, which runs every two academic years and kicks in this fall, the WPIAL released its revamped conference alignment yesterday.

    January 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Wilmington sets kindergarten screening

    Children entering the Wilmington kindergarten program for 2014-15 year will be screened April 23 and 24. The program is for children who live in the district and will be 5 years old before Sept. 1.

    January 21, 2014

  • Wilmington psychologist resigns

    The Wilmington school district is looking for a new psychologist. Cynthia Wright, school Psychologist, resigned, effective April 14. Acting superintendent Jennifer Conrad said the position will be posted internally before being advertised.

    December 9, 2013

  • school.jpg Our Opinion: Wilmington district avoids trouble with tuition vote

    The Wilmington Area School Board’s decision against giving non-resident teachers free student tuition was the right one.

    December 3, 2013 1 Photo

  • miller.tiff Wilmington hires new superintendent

    Dr. Michelle M. Miller was named superintendent of the Wilmington Area School District last night. The board approved a three-year term for the 38-year-old and set her first year salary at $120,000.

    November 26, 2013 1 Photo

  • Sharbaugh1.tiff College Football: Sharbaugh, Mangino ready to go to war for YSU

    In the culture of the American Indian, there were two types of tribe members. Tribes included the chieftain, who was the leader of the group. His responsibilities required him to lead and inspire, to make sure the women and children were safe and there was sufficient food to feed the group.

    November 23, 2013 3 Photos

  • PIAA Soccer: Lum lifts Lady Greyhounds to OT victory

    Overtime became Kyler-time last night. Kyler Lum scored the tying goal and added the golden goal in overtime to lift Wilmington to a 2-1 win over Sewickley Academy in a PIAA Class A first-round girls soccer match at Franklin High School.

    November 6, 2013

  • Pennington.tiff Wilmington grad in online music contest

    A Wilmington High graduate could use your help to boost his music career. Billy Pennington, who received his Wilmington diploma in 2011, is enrolled at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh in the video effects and motion graphics program. However, he’s also part of an online music contest at

    October 15, 2013 1 Photo

  • school.jpg 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.

    October 4, 2013 1 Photo

  • Wilmington_Queen.jpg 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!

    September 25, 2013 1 Photo

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