Education

PennDOT gives students a chance to showcase artistic talent

Warren County School District students have been invited to show their school spirit and artistic talents through the Paint the Plow program. PennDOT sent out 12-foot long snowplow blades to the four district high schools. When they return, the blades will bear school-specific artwork. The ...

High-tech lunch

There were no bombs at Eisenhower Middle High School late last week, but there was a bomb-disposal robot. Five U.S. Army sergeants brought the Talon explosive ordnance disposal robot to Eisenhower and showed it off during lunch. The Talon has been in use for explosive disposal since the ...

Beaty schedule changes go into effect today

The schedule changes at Beaty-Warren Middle School are in place. Warren County School District Superintendent Amy Stewart announced at Monday night’s school board meeting that the changes would be instituted Tuesday. “Beaty schedules are ready to change tomorrow,” she said. “We’re ...

Explorer Post holds first meeting

Kids interested in futures as fire fighters or EMTs now have a group of similarly interested youth from around the region. The Junior Fire/EMS Explorer Post of Warren held its first meeting on Monday, Oct. 2 at the Warren Area Student Union. The group is open to all youth in Warren County ...

Students take advantage of college fair

Over 300 Warren County School District Students attended a College Fair recently at the school district’s Central Office. Representatives from over 50 colleges, universities, business institutes, technical institutes, and military branches attended the fair to meet with prospective ...

Eisenhower students get a look at dangers of distracted driving

It only takes a moment of distraction. On Monday, the Save a Life Tour visited Eisenhower High School to spread a message of caution. “We’re trying to prevent people from texting while driving,” Miguel Gonzalez of Kramer Entertainment out of Grand Rapids, Mich., said. Eisenhower ...

‘Let love win’

“I speak to 1.5 million kids a year because a teacher loved me. My simple thing is this: Let love win. We must let love win.” That was the message that motivational youth speaker Reggie Dabbs brought to Warren County on Tuesday in both assemblies in county schools and an evening public ...

Change in administrators approved by school board

Warren County School District announced last week that there were some changes coming to Beaty-Warren Middle School. The changes included a new principal, new class times, and changes to students’ schedules. At Monday’s special meeting of the school board, Shannon Yeager was approved as ...

Enrollment on its way up at WCCC

Enrollment continues to increase at the Warren County Career Center. The WCCC’s General Advisory Council met for a breakfast meeting on Thursday. Principal Jim Evers described the GAC as a “way to support the Career Center,” in addition to each of the program’s occupational advisory ...

New restrictions limit field trip opportunities

Occasionally getting students out of their usual surroundings for learning experiences is generally considered a good thing by the school board. But students in Warren County School District are seeing their field trip opportunities diminishing. Changes to laws about providing medical ...

Students to see schedule, teacher, principal changes at Beaty Middle School

After nearly three full weeks of school, Warren County School District administrators have decided it’s necessary to change things around a bit at Beaty. That includes class times — and possibly even teachers — for some middle school students due to an overlapping and/or gaps in current ...

Sheffield’s Davidson led the way for girls in tech courses

Rena Davidson was the first girl to take welding at the Warren County Career Center. Well, at that time it was the “vo-tech.” Davidson, who graduated from Sheffield in the early 1980’s and took welding in her sophomore, junior, and senior years, said that it was when the letter ...

Forest Area School District to offer drug and alcohol services

Forest County schools will be seeing increased service offerings in the coming months. According to Amanda Hetrick, superintendent of the Forest Area School District, the need for drug and alcohol services was growing when she approached Mike Philhower, Executive Director of Family Services ...

Safety first

School buses are moving students throughout Warren County, loading and unloading along country roads, highways, and busy streets. Children are vulnerable at bus stops because they are crossing roads with the expectation that traffic will be stopped. “According to the National Highway ...

WCCC seniors get on-the-job experience at Warren Manor

Warren County Career Center students are getting a jump start in the workforce. According to Dan Passmore, the Cooperative Education Program Director, students from the Health and Medical Assisting class at the career center had an opportunity to work in their field and earn certification ...

WCSD approves adding school resource officer

After years of discussions and negotiations, Warren County School District is about to have a school resource officer. The SRO — a Warren County Sheriff’s Office deputy — will be assigned to the district full-time — 40 hours per week. The sheriff’s office was the right choice for ...

Classes start at new-look WAHS

On the first day of school, there is always a certain percentage of students that are new and maybe need a little extra help. Due to extensive renovations, much has changed at Warren Area High School over the summer, and more than the usual number of students were thrown off their ...

District encourages those who qualify for free and reduced lunches to apply

The Warren County School District encourages parents to apply for free and reduced school lunches. Parents who have already received a “Notice of Direct Certification” from the district in the mail should not complete an application, according to information on the district’s website. ...

What’s on the menu in Warren County School District?

What’s for lunch? That, along with lots of other information regarding how kids get fed in the Warren County School District, will be included in information coming home to students and their families before the start of the district’s academic year this Tuesday, Sept. 5. Lunch prices ...