Education

WCCC student spends a day with Children and Youth Services

Warren County Career Center senior Desirae McMillen spent a day with Warren County Children and Youth caseworkers recently. McMillen, who is a student with the protective services program at WCCC, said that CYS was one of three places she expressed interest in doing a job shadow when she ...

Students decorate Sheffield Area Middle/High School

Students in Sheffield have decked the halls. At their school. The recent Christmas tradition at Sheffield Area Middle/High School and Sheffield Area Elementary School originally came about as a way to blow off some steam after PSSA testing. Said SAMHS Student Council Advisor Sarah ...

Fond farewell

“We’re going to miss you, big guy.” At a farewell assembly Friday afternoon at Eisenhower High School, students, teachers, and staff, said their farewells, sometimes tearfully, to retiring Principal Kelly Martin. Martin has been principal at Eisenhower for the last five years and ...

Higher learning

A Warren County School District student has been recognized for his talents and hard work by an institution of higher learning. On Thursday, Mitchell Angove was offered the Thiel College President’s Scholarship — four full years of tuition. The announcement was made Thursday at ...

Winter weather causes issues for students in Bear Lake area

Despite their crucial role, school buses are subject to many of the same limitations as any vehicle. Sometimes, they can’t safely carry their cargo. On Wednesday, two school buses did not pick up students at the northwestern tip of the district. That situation arose from a combination ...

‘Blazing’ scholars honored at Beaty

Dragons are blazing at Beaty-Warren Middle School. During the Blazing Dragon Award event Friday morning, school officials recognized sixth-graders for academic achievements during the first grading period. Family members were invited to celebrate with their students. Each student was called ...

WCSD educators attend middle level conference in Philadelphia

Teachers from Warren County School District went to the Association for Middle Level Education conference in Philadelphia last month intending to help others learn from their successes. While they did that, they also learned from the successes of others. The event, a “comprehensive ...

Former professional wrestler to speak at Beaty later this month

The time is now. That’s the message of the presentation scheduled for students at Beaty Warren Middle School later this month. The program, organized by parent and PTO member Alicia Gatto, is an effort to address big ticket issues among students like bullying, suicide prevention, ...

WCSD welcomes 3 new board members

Warren County School District welcomed three new board members and a new officer at its annual reorganization meeting on Monday. Elizabeth Huffman, Jeff Labesky, and Mary Passinger took oaths of office and then assumed the seats previously occupied by John Anderson, Tom Knapp, and Jack ...

Halls Of Ivy:

Four students in the Clarion University Honors Program, including Warren Area High School graduate Eric Zavinski, presented research at the National Collegiate Honors Council Annual Meetings Nov. 8-12 in Atlanta, Georgia. The NCHC Annual Meeting is the premier national forum for students in ...

WCSD administration looks at options for high school reform

Warren County School District administrators have been talking about high school reform for years. Now, they are talking about the same thing, but with a different name because the changes may go beyond the high school years. The administration presented some preliminary proposed changes to ...

In the works

Warren County and Warren County School District are going to work together on some construction projects. Commissioner Jeff Eggleston approached the curriculum, instruction, and technology committee regarding having career center students work on county projects. “I got the idea that we ...

Inaugural Warren County School District Trivia Night is a success

What is the capital Azerbaijan? Name all four members of the Beatles. Who is the all-time scoring leader in the NHL? Name the eight members of the winning team of the first Warren County School District Trivia Night. We might not know much about those other three, but the answer to the ...

School board hears concerns regarding kindergarten cutoff

In July, the Warren County School District changed its policy for the minimum age of kindergarten students. On Monday, the board heard about some research regarding ‘redshirting’ young students. “We have issues with the date change of the kindergarten entry,” Heather Cathcart Norris ...

A look ahead

More than 300 Warren County eighth-graders took some time to think about their futures. The Warren Forest Higher-Education Council School to Work program and Warren County School District collaborated on the annual Eighth Grade Career Day on Friday at the Holy Redeemer Center in ...

Top of the class

Eisenhower took a big haul at the Clarion University High School Mathematics Competition this month. One student walked away with a first place trophy. Another came away with second place. “Eisenhower had the top two scores for Class A schools,” advisor Anna Joncas said. “Josef ...

Beaty hopes to bring in former WWE/WCW star

Beaty-Warren Middle School and local businesses are working together to bring in former WCW and WWE Wrestling Champion turned anti-bullying advocate Marc Mero to speak to students. “Mrs. Alicia Gatto (a BWMS parent) is working with Beaty-Warren Middle School, the PTO and local businesses to ...

Wolverines get the W: Sheffield’s plow entry chosen as fan favorite

High school students throughout Warren and Forest counties painted a plow that will clear the area’s roadways the winter. After an online vote, Sheffield was recognized with the “Fan Favorite” award. “Students from the school painted a wing plow blade with the school’s mascot ...

Local students do their part to decorate governor’s residence

Warren County School District students will be providing the sparkle for a Christmas tree at the governor’s residence this holiday season. The governor’s office chose the district in October and notified local officials that they would need 800 ornaments with a theme of ‘sparkle’ no ...

Regional college to nix ‘Rural’ in name change

More changes are coming for the region’s first community college. The Rural Regional College of Northern Pennsylvania is in the process changing its name to Northern Pennsylvania Regional College, according to college President Dr. Joseph T. Nairn. “The college is in the process of ...