School News

Student Teachers

Twenty-two University of Scranton education majors have been serving as student teachers this fall semester at 14 schools in 11 districts. In the Abington area, Kelly Jordan is at Waverly Elementary School, Fiona Keelan and Megan Matchett are at Lackawann

Abington Heights Wrestling

Through a special arrangement with Abington Heights High School, student Taya Kobrynich will file periodic reports on the Abington Heights wrestling team. “Once you’ve wrestled, everything else in life is easy.” The Abington Heights wrestling team has ado

Career Advice in Disguise

Students in the Government, Law and National Security (GLNS) program at Misericordia University, including a student from the area, participated in “career trick-or-treating” an event organized by Dr. Rebecca Padot, an assistant professor in the departmen

Pavilion Opens

Keith W. Eckel, president and sole proprietor of Fred W. Eckel Sons Farms Inc. in Clarks Summit, cuts the ribbon Friday to officially dedicate the Eckel Family Pavilion at Keystone College. Eckel presented a donation to fund the pavilion in honor of his b

League Champions

The Abington Heights freshman football team, pictured above, went undefeated and won the league.

High School Twirlers

The Double “R” Twirlettes are well represented this football season as 19 group members twirl with six different high school band fronts at games, pep rallies, and other events throughout the fall. Among them: Kiera Lucash is a member of the Abington Heig

Scholarships Donated

The Northeastern Pennsylvania Chapter of the Hospitality Sales Marketing Association International awarded scholarships to two Keystone College students: Summer Frantz, a freshman hospitality management major from Tunkhannock, and Michael Hopkins, a junio

‘Tomorrow’s Leaders Today’ Class Begins

Leadership Lackawanna, The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce’s leadership development affiliate, has announced the latest class of the Tomorrow’s Leaders Today program. Tomorrow’s Leaders Today is a seven-month teen program designed to develop the lead

A New Pavilion

Keystone College will officially dedicate the new Eckel Family Pavilion on Friday, Nov. 13, noon to 1 p.m. The pavilion, which serves as an outdoor gathering place for Keystone students, faculty, staff, alumni and residents of the local community, is loca

Library Donation

The board of The John and Helen Villaume Foundation has presented The Abington Community Library with one of the foundation’s community grant awards in the amount of $10,000. From left Charles Kumpas, Jon E. Villaume, Villaume Foundation board member, Lea

Learning about the Brain

Area children in grades four to seven can learn about neuroscience through hands-on experiments designed by University of Scranton students Saturday, Nov. 7, in the university’s Loyola Science Center. At the Northeast PA Kids Judge Neuroscience Fair, now