School News

School Gets National Honor

Recently Abington Heights School District’s students, staff and community members celebrated the fact that Waverly Elementary School has been recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School. U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan recognized 335 schools as Na

Father/Daughter Dance

Clarks Summit Elementary School’s PTA held its father/daughter dance recently. At left: Molly and Chris Rooney. At right: Scott and Marli Tinkelman.

Science Fair

Clarks Summit Elementary School recently held its Science Fair. George Sutton (left) and Adam Paranich presented their project.

Literary ‘Madness’

Waverly Elementary has been the scene of a different kind of “March madness” — a book popularity tournament called “Book Madness.” Two fourth-grade teachers at Waverly Elementary, Jilda Julian and Korey Collins, selected approximately 25 books they recogn

Art Installation

Keystone College alumna Crystal Wagner recently spent a week in residence in Linder Gallery on the La Plume campus, creating a large-scale sculptural installation. The exhibition runs through Friday, April 29.

Journalism Award Winner

Tyler Kusma, a junior at Abington Heights High School and a member of the school’s multi-media publication club, The Comet Chronicles, received the 2016 Excellence in Journalism award given annually to one high school student at the Wilkes University Tom

Making K’Nexions

K’Nex may be a toy, but the K’Nex challenge, accepted by students from Lackawanna Trail and several other area schools was quite serious. The students could build anything they wanted, but they had to follow guidelines: their creation had to be one meter