Education

It’s time to register for school

It’s time! The first day of the next school year may seem a long way off, but the preschools, Warren County School District, and the non-public schools are already planning for your child or children to enter their classrooms. A great deal of preparation is involved in creating the best ...

St. Joseph celebrates 2019 Catholic Schools Week

National Catholic Schools Week 2019 (CSW) will be observed in dioceses across the country from January 27 through February 2. This year’s theme, “Catholic Schools: Learn. Serve. Lead. Succeed,” focuses on the important spiritual, academic, and societal contributions through living a ...

YHS alumni headline Career Day

Sometimes we limit what we’re capable of simply because we don’t look at what’s possible beyond the horizon. Tuesday’s Career Day at Youngsville High School was designed so that the current crop of Eagles don’t fall prey to that thinking. That’s because this Career Day had a ...

Career Center innovates for WPD training

In a firefight, police officers are generally behind something, rather than standing up in the open. To help City of Warren Police better practice realistic situations, the Warren County Career Center Building Construction Occupations class built three Viking Tactics barricades. “The ...

Conserve and report

There may not be a dust bowl now, but conservation districts are serving some of the same purposes they were created to address in the 1930s. “Conservation districts are still made up of volunteers committed to the conservation movement,” according to information from the Warren County ...

Computer Science programs receive state grant

Students in Warren County School District will soon be diving deeper into computer programming. Thanks to a state grant, four district teachers will train between February and August to implement grade-appropriate computer science curriculum. Governor Tom Wolf announced $8.7 million in ...

It’s time to register for school

It’s time! The first day of the next school year may seem a long way off, but the preschools, Warren County School District, and the non-public schools are already planning for your child or children to enter their classrooms. A great deal of preparation is involved in creating the best ...

Students learn from students in parenting class at WAHS

What better way for a student in a parenting class to experience a little bit of what it’s like to have children than to bring little ones to the class? On Wednesday, second graders in Carrie Salapek’s class at Warren Area Elementary Center visited Family Consumer Science teacher Jamie ...

Imagine Dragon

Some Dragons are working on importing a dragon. The Warren Area High School student council is working on a class gift — a nine-foot tall, 1,300-pound metal dragon. With the renovations of the school complete, the council wanted to put a dragon outside, according to Advisor Tiffany ...

Kindergarten sign-up begins January 28th

The time is fast approaching to start almost five-year-old children on their educational journey. Parents and guardians of those budding intellectuals should also take note of upcoming changes related to the age requirements for beginning students. Warren Area Elementary Center Principal ...

2019-2020 WCSD calendar

For the 2019-2020 school year, the first day of school for students will be Wednesday, Aug. 28. The last day will be Friday, June 5, 2020, unless circumstances require an extension. The school board approved the proposed calendar at its regular meeting Monday night. There is only one ...

WCSD saves on bond debt

When the Warren County School District board voted in October to refinance $10 million in bond debt, it was with the hopes that it could save at least $50,000. Mission accomplished. On Monday, the board learned that the refinancing, handled by PFM Financial Advisors, saved the district ...

Once in a…

This month’s lunar eclipse will be a ‘super blood wolf moon.’ Overnight Sunday, Jan. 20, into Monday, Jan. 21, the full moon will move into the shadow of earth. Lunar eclipses can only happen during full moons. Of the two lunar eclipses that will be visible from various points on ...

Once in a…

When the moon moves into the shadow of Earth late Sunday, Jan. 20, there are a couple of ways to get a good look. Weather permitting, the lunar eclipse will be visible to the naked eye throughout the region. “The moon will be extremely well placed in the sky,” Martz-Kohl Observatory ...

More training

When Warren County School District held an active shooter drill event last summer at Beaty-Warren Middle School, there was a lot of work to do. The plan for 2019 is to hold a similar drill, including both the law enforcement response to the threat and the EMS response to the mass casualty ...

YMCA Champion programs awarded 2 years of funding

A single firefly flitting around with an occasional glow can capture anyone’s attention. But when that one insect, also known as a lightning bug, is joined by a swarm of his friends, they have the power to light up anyone’s life. While there wasn’t a visible bioluminescence emanating ...

‘Cool jobs’

Logan Gearhart moved to Warren in 2008. He graduated from Warren Area High School in 2014. He found competitive swimming somewhere in between, and parlayed that into two semesters swimming for Westminster College after high school. Then he took a year off school, intending to transfer, ...

Classroom Read and Keep Program at TCCS

With funding from the TCCS Board of Trustees, students at Tidioute Community Charter School have participated in the Classroom Read and Keep program of Free Books for Kids Town. In this program, when the class reads a book, all the students receive a copy of the book for their home ...

Warren County students are heading to DECA state championship

A pair of Warren County students are headed to states. Joshua Smith and Ryan Zavinski each placed second in their respective events at the DECA District Competition at Butler County Community College in December, qualifying them for the state competition. Smith will compete in the ...