Education

Sim City of Warren

Warren County Career Center (WCCC) students now have a real-world lab to practice medical skills in. The Warren County Career Center’s Health and Medical Assisting (HMA) program, led by instructors Diane Swartz and Kylie Harris, in collaboration with WCCC pre-engineering instructor Dan ...

Warren County College Fair prepares students and parents for the future

Approximately 270 juniors and seniors who attend high schools in Warren County took time from the classroom Wednesday to consider what turn to take as they approach that inevitable fork in the road as the end of a more-than-12-year educational journey approaches. The fourth annual Warren ...

Spanish club plans trip to Spain independent of WCSD

When the Spanish Club takes its biennial Spanish Club trip in 2020, it will not be as the Spanish Club. In terms of the next trip, Warren Area High School Spanish Teacher Jewel Rozanski is getting away from the auspices of the school district. She has taken students to Mexico, Costa ...

WCSD and CORE screen film that opens minds about anxiety

Anxiety... name it to tame it. Warren County School District and CORE — Choosing Openness Regarding Experiences — are rolling out public viewings of the movie “Angst” to help parents and others understand the anxiety children can experience in school. The movie will be shown in all of ...

Advisory periods offer glimpse of possibilities

During some advisory periods there are all kinds of fun options — board games, card games, singing, yoga. robotics. One of the popular advisory clubs at Eisenhower High School is robotics. This week, students were busy assembling, programming, and driving small, wheeled ...

Rocket Day is a blast

In the year 1686, Sir Isaac Newton presented his three laws of motion including the third, possibly most-quoted law, “For every action there is an equal and opposite re-action.” About 152 eighth-grade students at Beaty-Warren Middle School tested Newton’s laws during the school’s ...

Warren High School hosts alumni band

Strike up the band... and the former band. The Warren Area High School Marching Dragons are inviting alumni of all ages to dust off their instruments and join them at the home football game Friday, Oct. 19. In fact, the alumni don’t even have to be specifically Warren Area High School ...

WCSD students commended

Two Warren County School District students were recently recognized among a select group of the “scholastically talented.” Eric Honsberger, a senior at Eisenhower High School, and Caitlin Strassburg, a senior at Warren Area High School, were named Commended Students in the 2019 ...

A.L.I.C.E. trains schools to Alert Lockdown Inform Counter Evacuate

More than 20 Warren County School District educators are in the middle of ALICE training so they can pass their knowledge on to other educators and students. The district’s ALICE trainers, representing every building in the district, teachers, aides, administrators, and bus contractors, ...

Scholarships available for addiction education

Warren County residents seeking to further their education in addictions treatment have a new opportunity. Through a partnership with Clarion University, the Appalachian Regional Commission, and Northwest Pennsylvania AIDS Alliance, $100,000 in scholarship funding has been made available ...

BackPackular volunteers fill 4,000 bags of food

For many Warren County School District students, a school lunch on Friday is the last meal they get until they return to school Monday morning. Approximately 50 volunteers gathered recently to ensure that hundreds of those students don’t have to go without a meal over the ...

Annual book sale starts Thursday

Read any good books lately? You should. And you can buy them, too, along with videos, music, and audiobooks at this year’s Friends of the Warren Public Library annual book sale. Books of all genres will be for sale, and there will also be a selection of vintage and collectible books, ...

Exercising strategy

Students at Sheffield High School were engaging in head-to-head battle in the middle of the school day Thursday. Generals positioned their forces to overwhelm their opponents. It was an exercise in strategy. Chess club is among the numerous clubs and activities available to students ...

School board talks ash tree options

Ash trees are dying where they stand instead of being turned into dollars. The school board is not satisfied with the answer it received from the Allegheny National Forest and is hoping that a change of venue might help. At the September committee meetings, Bradford District Ranger Rich ...

Students transform WASU into ‘Broken Creek Sanitarium’

Warren Area Student Union may or may not be haunted by spirits of the dead. During the month of October, the student union will most definitely be haunted by current Warren County School District students. The WASU building has been the site of an annual haunted house in downtown Warren ...

Wal-Mart cares for pupils’ pupils

It’s harder to learn when you can’t see the notes. And sometimes it’s hard to schedule a visit to the optician. Warren County School District and Walmart Vision Center are teaming up to provide repairs, adjustments, and cleaning of glasses in school. “Our collaboration ...

Clarendon United Methodist Church readies Sheffield kids for winter cold

For the seventh year, Clarendon’s Trinity United Methodist Church will offer coats to Sheffield attendance area youth. The coat ministry of Trinity United Methodist Church has been going strong since 2011, and is open to all youth who live in the Sheffield school attendance area. Families ...

Students at Beaty elect kindness

“You rock. #RAK” Post-It notes containing that message, or “You are loved. #RAK” greeted each and every student who arrived for the school day Wednesday morning at Beaty—Warren Middle School. Over 700 lockers were covered, with one note each, by members of the Random Acts of ...