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Education

Tidioute Charter continues to roll out its education plan

Tidioute Community Charter School continues to roll out its COVID-19-adjusted education plan. Chief Educational Officer Dr. Doug Allen told the Times Observer that parents picked up needed technology on Wednesday “in order for planned instruction to begin on Monday, April 20, ...

Freshman lets her art do the talking for Mental Health Awareness Month

A Youngsville student is using her art to remind the community that “You are not alone.” Six students from Warren County School District were chosen to have their artwork displayed on a billboard for Mental Health Awareness Month in May through a contest by CORE (Choosing Openness ...

School district updates FAQs as best it can

Without students in the schools, some typical end-of-year events are more complicated. Cleaning out lockers, proms, graduations, distribution of yearbooks, caps and gowns, etc. Updates to the Warren County School District’s frequently asked questions (FAQ) pages — including a page that ...

WCSD’s Phase 2 begins Thursday online and offline

The school buses will be out again on Thursday. They won’t be hauling students. Instead, like the last time they ran in Warren County, the buses will deliver packets of educational materials. The second phase of Warren County School District’s continuity of education plan kicks off ...

‘Our hearts are breaking for these kids’

The school board is working on ways to recognize the senior class in the midst of a pandemic. In addition to its usual monthly business, the board talked at Monday’s regular meeting about graduation, photos, yearbooks, and other important parts of seniors’ experiences. So far, the ...

Ask the WGH medical team

The Times Observer asked the Warren General Hospital medical team to help us get information out to our readers through the COVID-19 FAQ-3. Twice a week, or more, we will pose our questions, and your questions, to the experts. If you would like the Times Observer to submit a question to the ...

Hey, kids, how about a free online art class?

Local artists are encouraging creativity during current downtimes. The father-daughter duo of Dan Nuhfer and Danielle Martin from D & D from Outland Studios on Facebook have been teaching painting classes in Warren and Chautauqua counties since 2019, but they are now hosting free, live ...

School board meets online Monday

Monday night’s meeting of the Warren County School District school board will be held virtually. Those who would like to attend may do so by phone or computer. “Due to Governor Wolf’s mandated school closing and to best ensure the health, welfare, and safety of board members, district ...

Superintendent: Students aren’t ‘out for summer’

Students will not be returning to their Pennsylvania classrooms this school year, but Warren County School District is not ‘out for summer.’ In a Thursday morning announcement, Gov. Tom Wolf extended the indefinite, state-wide schools closure through the end of the 2019-2020 school ...

Schools close for academic year

Pennsylvania schools will remain closed through the end of the academic year in response to the COVID-19 crisis. Gov. Tom Wolf made the announcement on Thursday morning. In making the decision, Wolf was quick to note that the closure “doesn’t mean learning will stop in ...

All-County High School Art Show must go on

The show — the Warren County School District All-County High School Art Show, to be exact — must go on. Submissions for the art show are being accepted, despite the closure of the art show’s venue and the inability to bring people together. “We are excited to still be able to give ...

Briefs…

Senior closings Experience, Inc. and all community senior centers in Warren and Forest counties will be closed April 10 for Good Friday. Military Share “Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, and adhering to social distancing guidelines, stay-at-home orders, and other recommendations from the CDC ...

Her art tells a story

Hope Hefright is one of six students whose artwork will be displayed in efforts to raise awareness for Mental Health Month. Her artwork will go on display starting April 13 and will run until May 10 along Rt. 62 near Aldi’s. Hefright is a senior at Eisenhower High School, and has had a ...

Tidioute Charter getting students laptops, iPads ‘as needed’

Tidioute Community Charter School is shifting from enrichment to planned instruction. Chief Educational Officer Dr. Doug Allen told the Times Observer that the plan is to make the switch on April 20. Acknowledging that it is unclear when students will be returning, he said in a virtual ...

WCSD: 3-day meal pickup on Thursday

The Warren County School District Grab-and-Go meal distributions will be heavier than normal on Thursday. Due to the scheduled district holidays surrounding Easter Weekend, there will not be distributions on Friday nor Monday. According to Director of Business Services Jim Grosch, ...

‘Up in the air’: WCSD has funding concerns, but streams available

Warren County School District is doing what it must to continue educating its students during the COVID-19 pandemic. The new education environment is putting the board and administration in a new funding environment. “The fiscal picture going forward isn’t rosy by any means,” ...

Graduation will stay June 5, but be ‘virtual’

The committee didn’t take any public comment during the meeting, but officials did address a host of community concerns. The current plan for the Warren County School District is to stick to the calendar. “We’re going to adhere to the calendar as established at the beginning of the ...

Next up for district’s education plan, Phase 2

Putting some kind of educational materials in the hands of Warren County School District students last week was an undertaking. That was Phase One of the district’s continuity of education plan. Delivering materials specific to the classes students are taking is the next step. “Phase ...