WHEELS OF SCIENCE

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A few young innovators at Riverside Junior-Senior High School are in contention for a major prize. Four students in teacher Chris Feerrar’s graphic arts class were recently chosen as one of five groups of finalists from Pennsylvania in the Samsung Solve f (read more)

LEARNING GUN SAFETY

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Taylor police officers Taylor Dunn and Nick Strenkoski recently spoke to the second-grade students at Riverside Elementary West about gun safety. The Eddie Eagle gun safe program teaches children what to do if they ever come across a gun. From left, front (read more)

STATE ROBOTICS CHAMPIONS

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Riverside Jr.-Sr. High School’s seventh-grade class competed in the 2018 cyber robotics coding competition (crcc.io). This was a statewide competition with more than 6,000 student participants. Riverside had two teams of two invited to compete in the stat (read more)

CARDS FOR VETERANS

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Students from Riverside Elementary West and East created Christmas cards for the veterans at Gino Merli Veterans Center. From left, front row: Mya Dubernas, Connor Moore and Bentley Decker. Back row: Leighann Gaylets, Cameron Kochis and Marissa Gallagher. (read more)

RIVERSIDE ROLE MODELS NAMED

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Riverside Elementary West has named its November Role Models. From left, seated: Brandon Hoover, Rosangeli Soto Lopez, Amelia Lewis, Elizabeth Troy and John Klemish. Second row: Cameron Kochis, Ryan Getts, Eddiel Rivera Lopez, Ella Petroshuk, Brooklyn Tre (read more)

PRIDE WINNERS FOR NOVEMBER

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Old Forge Elementary School District announced November Devil PRIDE elementary school students. PRIDE stands for prepared, respectful, independent, dependable and example to others. From left: Gretta Rogan, Torre Dimattia, Janayah Mullins, Kamryn Notari, (read more)

OLD FORGE HONOR ROLL

Old Forge School District announced first-quarter honor roll. Grade 12 Hannah Acevedo, Ashleigh Avvisato, Emily Budzak, Courtney Connors, Michael Cordaro, Catrina Enderline, Denise Evans, Stephen Evans, Nicholas Gallagher, Shawna Heckman, Corianne Holzman (read more)

POSTER CONTEST COMPETITOR

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Old Forge eighth-grader Catherine Liskosky’s art work won honorable mention and a spot on a billboard after she entered the Lackawanna/Susquehanna Office of Drug and Alcohol Programs’ Holiday Poster Contest. More than 900 posters were submitted by student (read more)

CHRISTMAS CONCERTS

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The Old Forge School District’s 11th annual Elementary School Christmas concert series will begin on Monday, Dec. 10, when grades one, two and three will perform. On Tuesday, Dec. 11. grades four, five and six will perform. Both of those concerts will beg (read more)

BLUE DEVIL ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT WITH SCARLETT SPAGER

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A new feature looking at Old Forge High School alumni and what they’re up to now. Q. What year did you graduate from Old Forge High School? A. 2018 Q. Did you attend any schooling after Old Forge High School? A. I’m currently at Kings College with a major (read more)

A VISITING CHRISTMAS ELF

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Gretchen the elf came to visit Old Forge Elementary students in kindergarten, first and second grade. Second-grade student Mikaela Lohman is pictured with Gretchen. (read more)

LEADING THE CHEERS

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Riverside High School’s cheerleaders: Varsity cheerleaders. Junior varsity cheerleaders. All the cheerleaders and coaches. (read more)

HONOR SOCIETY MEMBERS

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National Honor Society (NHS) students at Riverside Junior-Senior High School include: NHS officers, from left: treasurer Taylor White, president Marren Pollack, vice president Elizabeth Keegan and secretary Olivia Fedor. Senior members of NHS. All NHS mem (read more)

TURNS OUT IT DOES REALLY WORK

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Kurt Aaron, chief meteorologist at WNEP-TV, visited Jennifer Haggerty’s third-grade science class at Riverside Elementary East School for a segment of his regular feature, “Does It Really Work.” The students tested the Sharper Image Remote Control X-Treme (read more)

RIVERSIDE PLANS BREAKFAST WITH SANTA

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Riverside Junior-Senior High School will host Breakfast with Santa on Saturday, Dec. 15, 9 a.m. to noon in the high school cafeteria. Admission is $8; $6 for children ages 2-12. Breakfast includes scrambled eggs, sausage, French toast sticks and beverages (read more)

DELIVERING AN ANTI-DRUG MESSAGE

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Students at Riverside Elementary East School recently celebrated Red Ribbon Week, an annual national celebration that sends out an anti-drug message. (read more)

OLD FORGE HOLDS REWARD DAY

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The Old Forge High School students participated in Reward Day and pre-Thanksgiving activities. EJ the DJ provided the music. (read more)

ROLE MODELS NAMED FOR OCTOBER AT RIVERSIDE ELEMENTARY WEST

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Riverside Elementary School West has named its Role Models for the month for October. (read more)

OLD FORGE STUDENTS MAKE A DONATION TO THE RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE

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Students in the Old Forge French Club donated and presented Halloween gifts to the Ronald McDonald House of Scranton. (read more)

DEVIL PRIDE HIGH SCHOOLERS

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Old Forge High School has named the Devil PRIDE students for October. The students were chosen based on their recognition for outstanding demonstrations of Devil PRIDE (PRIDE stands for prepared, respectful, independent, dependable and example to others. (read more)

LEADERSHIP ABILITIES

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Collin Kneiss, a junior at Riverside High School, has been chosen to participate in the Tomorrow’s Leaders Today program, which officials say identifies high school juniors who demonstrate leadership abilities and prepares young people for committed invol (read more)

POETRY OUT LOUD AT RIVERSIDE

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Riverside Junior Senior High School Drama Club recently hosted the Poetry Out Loud competition. The Poetry Out Loud: national recitation contest was created by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation. The contest encourages the natio (read more)

PUTTIN’ ON THE DOG FOR HALLOWEEN

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It was not quite 101 dalmations that celebrated Halloween at Riverside Elementary West. (read more)

PAINTING THE PLOW

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Riverside High School Students participated in PennDOT’s annual paint the plow contest. This year’s theme is “Don’t Crowd the Plow” (read more)

PAINTING THE PLOW

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Art students from Old Forge High School completed the “Paint the Plow” project to promote winter safety in collaboration with PennDOT. (read more)

TWIRLING FOR HIGH SCHOOL

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The Double “R” Twirlettes are well represented this football season as 15 group members twirl with seven different high school band fronts at games, pep rallies and other events throughout the fall. (read more)

RIVERSIDE STUDENTS MEET THE CHALLENGE

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Students at Riverside Jr.-Sr. High School were recently introduced to the Challenge program during a kick-off assembly at their school. The assembly theme was a team project dramatization that demonstrated positive and negative workplace behaviors to help (read more)