Education

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 ...

‘More is better’

There were some specific areas of strength, weakness, and opportunity that came out of an after-action debriefing of this summer’s active shooter drill. “People don’t practice mass casualty on a regular basis,” Dr. Alaina Hunt of Stop the Bleed said. “That’s the whole point of ...

Warren County Career Center welding program focus on community projects

Welding teacher Nate McNett has found another way for students to impact the community. Students in the Warren County Career Center (WCCC) welding program have been working this past week on a set of log decorations, pencil holders, Chevy symbols, and Christmas tree decor that will be ...

Students to ‘Paint the Plow’ again this year

The artistic stylings of students from all over Warren County will be on display when the snow flies. In fact, the snow will be flying off of the art. Students at Tidioute Community Charter School, Eisenhower High School, Sheffield High School, Warren Area High School, and Youngsville ...

D.A.R.E. to return

The DARE program will be returning next calendar year to all of Warren County School District. According to Warren County Sheriff Ken Klakamp, his office will bring the anti-drug and violence program to Eisenhower, Sheffield, and Youngsville schools. The Sheriff’s Office will coordinate ...

Warren High students cut loose with karaoke

Karaoke club is not for the faint of heart... nor the negative. On Wednesday, a group of about 25 students met for a half-hour in Sandy Fehlman’s room at Warren Area High School and belted out a wide variety of songs. Sometimes, if the song was more sedate and the singer was ...

WCSD seeks help with ash tree harvest

“This waste is a crime against schoolchildren.” Warren County School District has written a letter and is enlisting help in its pursuit of the harvesting of ash trees. In response to the forthcoming devastation of essentially all ash trees in the Allegheny National Forest by emerald ...

Clearing up Allegheny Valley Elementary School’s ownership

There is some confusion about who should own Allegheny Valley Elementary School. As of Tuesday, that property is still owned by Warren County School District. Clarendon Borough Mayor Tom Eaton thought he and the board had a deal months ago and the borough would be taking over. Now, the ...

Sensory overload

Sensory processing issues are real issues. You’re six years old, and you’re missing the school bus for the 10th time this month. Your mom thinks you’re just being lazy, or not focusing well enough on getting ready in the time you have. She’s even started waking you up almost an ...

No second chance

“Making the right choice the first time is important, because so often we don’t get a second chance to drive without distractions.” That was Michelle Johnson’s message to Warren Area High School juniors and seniors on Monday, as National Teen Driver Safety Week kicked off. The ...

Schools cautious during lockout

Youngsville and Eisenhower schools were placed on lockout Monday in response to a law enforcement situation in the community. District officials said schools were set to a lockout condition — no one is allowed into the building, but the school operates normally inside — from about noon ...

Police ride school bus with students to promote safety

Police officers will be getting on board on Wednesday. Both literally and figuratively, officers from around the county will be boarding school buses as part of National School Bus Safety week, which runs this year from Oct. 22 to 26 and aims to increase awareness of issues that students ...

‘Languaculture’

“Aprender un idioma extranjero, y la cultura que lo acompana, es una de las cosas mas utiles que podemos hacer para ampliar la empatia y la simpatia imaginativa y la perspectiva cultural de los ninos.” And translated (we think): “Learning a foreign language, and the culture that ...

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 ...