Education

SADD spring conference shows students value of being mindful

The 140 students who gathered for the annual Warren County Students Against Destructive Decisions spring conference learned about respect and mindfulness. From Keynote Speaker Aimee Ruland, a child advocate, who introduced students to some ways to deal with stress and maintain clarity, to ...

Children’s Literacy Night helps bridge gap between preschool, kindergarten

It was a bridge from preschool to kindergarten. Children’s Literacy Night was held at Youngsville Elementary Middle School earlier this month. It is part of the YEMS Early Childhood Partnership. “The YEMS Early Childhood Partnership was created two years ago when I took a team to a P-3 ...

Youngsville freshman named finalist for 180 Student Awards

In the race for a national reading award, a Warren County School District student is making great strides. Alex Logren, a freshman at Youngsville High School, is a nationwide finalist in the Read 180 portion of the 180 Student Awards program. “Read 180 Universal, a program of Houghton ...

Paint the Plow program expanding to include more schools

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is inviting high school students in the northwest region of the state to participate in the Paint the Plow art outreach. The program challenges teens to take a pre-determined safety theme and incorporate it into an original mural that ...

Marching Eagles finish notable run with performance at board meeting

University of Illinois. University of Missouri. Youngsville High School. The Marching Eagles have joined some illustrious company. The Eagles’ extended trip to Ireland added to their stockpile of hardware for the year. At Monday night’s school board meeting, the Eagles, under the ...

Trio of Eisenhower students headed to leadership camp

A trio of Eisenhower High School juniors will attend a prestigious leadership camp this summer. Aniela Gesing, Lydia Giannini, and Josef Bauer were nominated and selected to attend the Rotary Youth Leadership Award (RYLA) camp at Westminster College from June 10 through 15. The ...

District looking at adds, cuts

The Warren County School District is heading into budget season full steam ahead. With a special budget work session set for 7 p.m. Monday, April 23, administrators introduced a list of possible adds and cuts for next year at Monday’s board meeting. The district is projecting revenues of ...

GOP scholarship winners

Three Warren County students were awarded $1,000 scholarships by the Warren County Republican Committee during the committee’s spring dinner held on Friday at the Conewango Club. Awarded were, from left, Derek Knapp (Warren Area High School), Adam Irwin (Warren Area High School) and Paige ...

Exploring options

Seventh graders from Sheffield Area Middle/High School spent Wednesday getting to know the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford. The Warren-Forest Higher Education Council partnered with Pitt-Bradford and the Warren County School District to allow the 29 students to visit the campus and get ...

Celebrating science

For over 20 years Youngsville High School has been celebrating science. Each year, said YHS Science teachers Laura Dorunda and Kimberly Means, students in ninth grade Environmental Science, as well as senior Physics and Wildlife Ecology students, come up with projects related to their ...

WAHS students help with Easter crafts at St. Joe’s

Students at St. Joseph Catholic School had some extra help making crafts for Easter. For years, teacher Pam Nasman has invited high school students into elementary classrooms to help out. On Thursday, nine Warren Area High School students, most of them former students of Nasman’s, helped ...

Easter break varies for local schools

Easter break this year is something of an April Fool’s joke on education transportation providers in Warren County. There are four different schedules in play for the next week. Warren County School District will have school on Thursday, will be off Friday and Monday, and will come back ...

Career Center students get look at Army’s TALON robot

One of the TALON robot’s tasks is handling explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) to protect people from explosives. Another is introducing young people to some of the technology employed by the U.S. Army. A crew out of the Bradford Army Recruiting Center brought a TALON to Warren County ...

‘Contentious topic’

It’s time for another discussion of class rank. During the meeting of the Warren County School District curriculum, instruction, and technology committee, board members and administrators talked about future possibilities. The district’s current policy that features a valedictorian, ...

Tobacco Resistance Unit launched in Warren County

Warren has launched a Tobacco Resistance Unit. According to Claire Coffin, regional tobacco health educator, the Tobacco Resistance Unit (TRU) is a youth movement in the state to “protect Pennsylvania’s youth from all tobacco and nicotine produces through community outreach, education, ...

Hot off the press

You might say that journalism is in Kiana Stanbro’s blood. The 10-year-old Youngsville Elementary School fifth-grader’s great-grandfather Norman Cassatt was one of the many people over the years who’ve printed the Warren Times Observer. Even more than that, Kiana has been writing for ...

The Eagles have landed

Thanks to some friends in high places, the Marching Eagles got a flight home only one day behind schedule. The Youngsville High School marching band was stranded in Ireland when their flight was canceled due to weather back home. No one could tell the travelers, or people waiting for them ...

WCSD lockdowns

The Warren County School District has released its schedule of upcoming lockdown drills: Youngsville Elementary Middle School — 9 a.m. Thursday, March 22; Beaty-Warren Middle School — 9 a.m. Friday, March 23; Eisenhower K-12 — 1 p.m. Friday, March 23; Sheffield K-12 — 1 p.m. Tuesday, ...

Chart toppers

The Youngsville Marching Eagles traveled to Ireland last week to spend a week performing and sight-seeing. They will be returning as champions of a pair of international competitions. The Eagles were named best overall band and were awarded best overall performance in the 48th Limerick ...

Water education class open to K-12 teachers

Educators in grades K through 12 have an opportunity to earn Act 48 credits. Jen Moore, Environmental Education Specialist, will be offering the Project WET (Water Education for Teachers) Educator Workshop on May 5 at Chapman State Park in Clarendon from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The cost for ...