Photo Gallery, Video Highlights: Fall sports action from Aug. 30
Collin Duffy paced a balanced Wilmington High boys golf team yesterday. Duffy fired a 36, lifting the Greyhounds to a 197-226 nonregion win over Summit Academy at Serene Valley Golf Course.
Wilmington alumni schedule banquet
The Wilmington Area High School Alumni Association will have its annual banquet Sept. 21. The event will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the high school cafeteria. Dinner will be a buffet and the cost will be $20 per person.
Wilmington delaying start of school again
Wilmington has delayed the start of school another week — to Sept. 10. Meanwhile, classes are in session in Lawrence County’s seven other school districts. The doors opened at New Castle, Neshannock, Laurel, Shenango, Union and Mohawk Monday for the start of school. Ellwood City began classes Thursday.
Back To School: Wilmington to start classes Sept. 4
Barring any unforeseen problems, Wilmington Area School District students will return to classrooms Sept. 4. Renovations that have been under way this summer are about 75 percent complete at the high school, district superintendent Dr. C. Joyce Nicksick said.
Wilmington Area alumni banquet set
The Wilmington Area High School alumni association annual banquet will be Sept. 21. The group will gather at 6:30 p.m. in the high school cafeteria. A buffet menu will be served.
Honor Roll: Meet top students from Wilmington
They’re organized. They’re prepared. They make the most of every class session. Meet the best and brightest students from the most recent grading period.
Wilmington OKs pay increases
Wilmington school district’s principals and other professional staff will receive wage increases next year. Despite a struggle to cut the budget, the school board Monday night adopted a compensation plan for the four principals, the special education supervisor and the school psychologist, which provides pay hikes of $2,300 each.
Cuts, tax hike won’t balance Wilmington budget
The Wilmington school board adopted its budget Monday night — with a tax hike and cuts. The vote on the $18,416,543 spending plan was 7-2, with Dr. Bo DiMuccio and William Taylor opposed. They both had voted against the tax increase when the majority of the board approved it two weeks ago.
Former ’Hounds’ football stars suffers possible stroke
Former Wilmington High football star Derrick Burns was in stable condition at a Pittsburgh hospital last night after falling ill. A local church with which he is affiliated asked for prayers yesterday for the University of Pittsburgh sophomore running back after he suffered a possible mild stroke.
Finale: Longtime band director Gary Taylor ready to call it a career
This fall, the Wilmington High’s band performances no longer will be Taylor made. Director Gary Taylor has announced his retirement after 32 years of holding the baton for the school district. Taylor capped his career with the band marching in the Kentucky Derby parade earlier this month, and was honored at a retirement gala at the home of attorney Dallas Hartman.
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