SPECIAL PROJECTS

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The Old Forge sixth-grade gifted students class worked on two different projects this year. The first project was to conduct a neuroscience experiment related to right- and left-hand dominance. The students conducted a survey by using a questionnaire and (read more)

JUNIOR DEPUTY PROGRAM

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Fourth-grade students at Riverside Elementary East recently completed the Lackawanna County Sheriffs Junior Deputy program. Sheriff’s Deputy Phil Chiavacci instructed the program. Pictured are: Mason Hodges, Adina Fox, Sophia Milani, Sheriff’s Deputy Chia (read more)

COLLEGE GRAD

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Nearly 500 students celebrated their academic success and achievements during Lebanon Valley College’s recent commencement. Among them was Veronica Pettyjohn of Taylor, who graduated cum laude with bachelor of arts degree in English. Pettyjohn is a gradua (read more)

OLD FORGE HONOR ROLL

Old Forge School District announces fourth quarter honor roll. Grade 12: Evria Arce, Elizabeth Balanovich, Maria Balanovich, Kole Barbetti, Gianna Baresse, Kassidy Bledsoe, Mason Boettger, Ashley Bound, Mollie Boyd, Santo Cerminaro, Michael Cinamella, Cas (read more)

AN OUTWARD BOUND EXPERIENCE

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Kevin Connor, a junior at Riverside High School, has been awarded a full scholarship for an Outward Bound experience. The scholarship was awarded by the Wilderness Fund at the Scranton Area Community Foundation. Officials say Outward Bound courses create (read more)

OLD FORGE ANNOUNCES DARE GRADS

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Old Forge Elementary principal Shelly Egan announced the fifth-grade DARE (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) graduates. The DARE essay winners, standing in front, are, from left: Autumn Talarico, Matthew McDonald, Hannah Sumerano and Officer Kim Buggey. (read more)

POSTER CONTEST WINNERS

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Winners of the Magic World of Vision poster contest were treated to a pizza party and entertainment by Damian the Magician at the Lackawanna Blind Association office. Third-grade students from Lackawanna County participated in a Prevention of Blindness ed (read more)

PIE IN THE FACE AS SCHOOL WINDS DOWN

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Old Forge School District held its annual DEVIL DASH and pie-throwing contest as the school year wound down. (read more)

ELEMENTARY ART EXPO HELD

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Riverside Elementary East recently held its annual art expo. On display were art pieces created by the students from grades three through six. Courtney Moniak, elementary art teacher, coordinated the event. Pictured is third-grader Caitie Beecham. (read more)

MAY PRIDE AWARDS

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Shelly Egan, principal of Old Forge Elementary, named the Devil PRIDE students for May. Pride stands for Prepared, Respectful, Independent, Dependable and Example to others. From left: Emma Price, Grace Barbuti, Mikey Crapella, Kathryn Clark, Margaret Har (read more)