Making good choices

This school year, Riverside Elementary East’s behavior rewards program has taken a big technological leap forward. In the fall, the Moosic school implemented the online PBIS (Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports) management system to track and rew (read more)

Old Forge Honor Roll

Old Forge School District announce second quarter honor roll for the 2018-19 school year. Grade 12 Hannah Acevedo, Ashleigh Avvisato, Emily Budzak, Courtney Connors, Michael Cordaro, Catrina Enderline, Denise Evans, Stephen Evans, Nicholas Gallagher, Juli (read more)

Research for the big game show

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Students from Riverside High School toured the Lackawanna County Courthouse recently, doing research of the county’s history in preparation for this year’s “You Live Here, You Should Know This! game show.” The annual show, sponsored by the Lackawanna Hist (read more)

Read all about it

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Extra, extra, here’s a hot scoop. Old Forge Junior-Senior High School now has its very own student newspaper. After years without a journalism presence, the high school recently launched the online-only Old Forge Observer. The newspaper was the brainchild (read more)

Crazy Hair Day at Riverside

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Students at Riverside Elementary Schools celebrated Crazy Hair Day during School Spirit Week. The annual celebration is sponsored by the student council organization. Rosie Wincovitch and Pam Insalaca, advisors, coordinated the themed days. (read more)

Free-Throw Contest

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The students at Riverside Elementary Schools celebrated School Spirit Week. As part of the annual celebration the students attended a Lady Vikes basketball game to show their school spirit. During halftime, students participated in a free-throw contest. F (read more)

Elementary Devil PRIDE

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Old Forge Elementary School District named January Devil PRIDE elementary school students. The students were chosen based on their recognition for outstanding demonstrations of Devil PRIDE. (PRIDE stands for Prepared, Respectful, Independent, Dependable a (read more)

Charting new directions

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The Old Forge School District is making some adjustments to its mission statement, and it wants input from the community. On Wednesday, Feb. 6, the district will host the first of several public meetings geared around its Comprehensive Strategic Planning (read more)

Good bacteria, bad bacteria

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The students in Rosemary Wincovitch’s second-grade classroom learned about good and bad bacteria using petri dishes and microscopes with the help of Dr. Lisa Antoniacci. From left, first row: Leighann Gaylets, Olivia McDermott, Aria Tonte, Valentina Gilch (read more)

Art award winners

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Riverside Junior-Senior High School students Caleigh Scaturro and Anthony Pavlovitz were winners in the 2019 Scholastic Art Awards. Scaturro received an honorable mention for her full head fiber sculpture. Pavlovitz received a Gold Key for his face jug “S (read more)

Student ambassadors chosen

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Marli Hoskins and Kevin Connor, seniors at Riverside Junior-Senior High School, have been chosen to participate in Sen. John Blake’s Student Ambassador Program. The program offers the opportunity for one senior from each of the 17 high schools in the 22nd (read more)