Education

WCSD cracks down on E-cigarettes

Everybody knows that smoking is not allowed in school. But what about vaping? In Warren County School District, vaping — the use of E-cigarettes — is not permitted on school grounds. There is usually not tobacco in E-cigarettes. But, there is usually nicotine — the addictive ...

Food fight

That’s some food. Radiant. The Bean Bosses were the top of the food truck food chain and the Charlotte’s Web cake was the boss at Eisenhower High School. Students created food trucks and cakes as a culminating experience, a final project, at the close of a semester-long family ...

Warren school bus drivers train for the unexpected

Young people spend a lot of their time at school. Warren County School District has been spending time training its people and allowing professionals to practice in the buildings to keep those students safe. Now, another group that sees the students daily is receiving training. Bus ...

Math Knights

Eisenhower went to the Clarion Mathematics Competition this year as defending division champion. If the school sends a team in 2019, they will be looking to three-peat. There were 15 teams in the A division of the 34th annual competition at Clarion University. Each team included 10 ...

Eisenhower High School de-codes programming with Hour of Code

In celebrating Computer Science Education Week, a computer science class at Eisenhower Middle School joined the world-wide Hour of Code. The focus of the Hour of Code is to demystify programming and encourage young people to consider the field. Jessica McElhaney’s sixth-grade computer ...

Hearts and minds

Students in the health and medical assisting program at Warren County Career Center got to the heart of the matter on Thursday. Thanks to a donation of more than 80 pig and cow hearts from Barry VanOrd and Dan Uber of Coffaro’s Custom Butchering, each student in the program was able to ...

DYNOmite

Warren County Career Center will be making its operation a little more effective thanks to a grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Education. The $19,000 competitive grant will be matched by $19,000 from the district and bring a dynamometer to the WCCC power equipment small engine ...

PennDOT Paint the Plow voting open

By BRIAN FERRY bferry@timesobserver.com As local PennDOT plow trucks clear snow this season, local art is leading the way. There were seven entries from schools in Warren and Forest counties in PennDOT’s Paint the Plow contest this year — East Forest, Eisenhower, Sheffield, Tidioute ...

District aiding life skills students with daily life

Warren County School District is helping prepare its students for life on their own. And there’s more to education than reading, writing, and arithmetic. For some students with disabilities, reading a recipe, writing an email, and managing personal finances are among the key skills they ...

Trivia Dream Team wins county Trivia Night

What was the date of the first Warren County School District Trivia Night for the 2018-2019 school year? Answer: Monday, Nov. 19, 2018 at Warren Area High School. About 50 students, teachers, and administrators on eight teams representing three high schools competed in the event, the ...

Childrens’ book illustrator of note speaks to Eisenhower Elementary

Kevin McCloskey’s children’s books have become popular for a reason you probably wouldn’t suspect. Writing primarily to a kindergarten to second grade audience, McCloskey, a professor of illustration at Kutztown University, describes it this way: “The reason that my books became ...

C.O.R.E. invites guest speaker Andrew Onimus to county schools

Students struggle with a lot of things. Some struggles are more serious than others, but each student’s problems are still problems and CORE (Choosing Openness Regarding Experiences) is working to help students get the help they need. On Monday and Tuesday, CORE is bringing Andrew ...

WCSD Performance Profile results for 2016-2017

There are a number of ways to measure how schools are performing in their task of educating students. There are standardized tests — the Keystone Exams for high schools and the Pennsylvania System of School Assessment (PSSA) for elementary and middle schools. Then, there are some ...

Teens don’t need adults… to raise funds for cancer center

When there is a need, our community comes together. That has been proven time after time, with fundraiser after fundraiser, event after event. What makes this situation just a little more unique: This fundraiser was planned out and accomplished entirely by teenagers. And, in a day (at a ...

Career day

At Eighth Grade Career Day, students could get a taste of what it’s like to be in a number of fields — from culinary arts, to medicine, forestry, media, and industry. Students from all over Warren County School District and Tidioute Community Charter School were taken to Holy Redeemer ...

Warren-Beaty Middle School creating Medical Detectives

Warren County School District officials left Warren Beaty Middle School Wednesday assured that when it comes to solving medical mysteries and creating apps and adaptive equipment, the future is in some creative minds and capable hands. School board members, administrators and teachers ...

Competition

Hola. Me llamo Seth... Myah... Emma. Three Warren Area High School students were recognized at Monday’s school board meeting for their performance at the recent World Languages Competition at Slippery Rock University. Warren was represented by 20 students at the event. There were about ...