Honor society induction

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SUBMITTED PHOTO Brittany Rose of Moosic, a student at King’s College, was recently inducted to the college’s chapter of the Psi Chi, an international honor society for students in psychology. The organization was founded more than 80 years ago for the pur (read more)

Kids for sight

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SUBMITTED PHOTO Throughout the school year, third-graders at Riverside Elementary East School receive pamphlets from the Blind Association called “Kids for Sight.” The students learn how to protect their eye sight and other sight-related facts. At the end (read more)

Old Forge Students score well in chemistry exam

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SUBMITTED PHOTO Three Old Forge sophomore honors chemistry students, from left, Ashley Katchmar, Henry Lin and Hannah Grasso, recently took an ACS competitive chemistry exam at the University of Scranton and scored in the top 5% in their class. Katchmar w (read more)

Master’s degree earned

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Brendan Stinson, an Old Forge High School graduate who is in his senior year at Slippery Rock University, recently presented ”Defying Addiction with Adventure Based Counseling” at the ninth annual Chi Sigma Iota statewide conference. He received his bache (read more)

Sixth-grade band performs

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SUBMITTED PHOTO The sixth-grade band concert at Riverside Elementary East School was directed by Johanna Reed. From left: Hunter Brown, Emma Ponas, Crystal Bird, Cassie Marvin, Kyleah Edwards and Dynalis Santiago. Also in the band is Bob Creo. (read more)

Important field trip

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SUBMITTED PHOTO Old Forge High School Students who take United States History II classes attended a Holocaust symposium at the Hilton in Scranton recently. They met with survivors and a liberator, Alan Moskin, and heard about their about experiences durin (read more)

High schoolers teach about watersheds

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SUBMITTED PHOTOS The Riverside High School watershed team presented a program to the fourth-grade classes at Riverside Elementary East School. (read more)

Kindergarten theatrics

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The kindergarten classes at Riverside Elementary West School performed their spring musical, “Mother Goose,” under the direction of Melissa Lingle, music teacher. (read more)

Students complete ant-drug message

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A group of Old Forge High School students recently completed an anti-drug presentation for the district’s sixth-grade students, their senior project. They met with members of the county district attorney’s office and visited a rehab facility in preparatio (read more)

Family members tagging along

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SUBMITTED PHOTO Old Forge School District staff participated in "take your child to work day." (read more)

Media and Design honors

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SUBMITTED PHOTO Riverside High Schoolers won third place in the digital movie category at the regional level of the Media and Design Competition. (read more)

Forging a new strength Meeting will introduce The Foundry

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On Thursday night, May 9, members of the community will have their first big opportunity to learn more about the Old Forge School District’s new education foundation. From 6-8 p.m., the foundation, known as The Foundry, will host an informational kickoff (read more)

Around Town

Canvas painting class Taylor Community Library, 710 S. Main St. in Taylor, will hold canvas painting class on Wednesday, May 15 at 6:30 p.m. Cost is $25 per person (payment in advance is requested). Fee includes all supplies needed to create your own pain (read more)

Miss Viking named

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SUBMITTED PHOTO Riverside High School has named Miss Viking for the 2019-2020 school year. It is Amanda Merrick Tompkins. (read more)

Essay contest winner

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SUBMITTED PHOTO Riverside Junior-Senior High School eighth-grader Elisabeth O’Hora won second place in the University of Scranton’s annual Earth Day essay contest. O’Hara’s essay was selected from a record number of entrants, and she was awarded with a me (read more)

Miss Devilette named

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SUBMITTED PHOTO The Old Forge School District has named Kalvin Jeffers Miss Devilette for the coming school year. (read more)

Area student joins team to help young boy

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Kayla Grasso of Old Forge was among several Saint Francis University students working on a project dedicated to supporting a community need. His name is Thomas. Thomas is an 8-year-old from Lilly who is mostly blind and deaf. Eager to help, Saint Francis (read more)

Old Forge Elementary honored

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Old Forge Elementary School was recognized as a Distinguished Title I School by the Division of Federal Programs for the Department of Education for the 2018-2019 school year. Each year, the division honors the top performing Title I schools in Pennsylvan (read more)

Spring concert at Old Forge

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The Old Forge School District’s annual elementary school spring concert series will be held this week. On Thursday, May 9. the fourth-, fifth-- and sixth-grade students will present their concert program, titled “Good, Better, Best.” The concert begins at (read more)


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