PITTSBURGH, July 22, 2021 – Ohio counties, where the majority of kindergarten through 12th grade school students participated in fully remote learning during the 2020 fall semester, had slower progression of COVID-19 and fewer deaths than schools which had predominantly in-person learning, a…
Montoursville, Pa. - We are still experiencing the devastating affects of the COVID-19 pandemic. But few places still are all too familiar with its reality than our local school districts.
Harrisburg, Pa. - Pennsylvania's Department of Education provided information on a new law that permits parents, guardians, and students who are over the age of 18, to elect to have their children - or themselves - repeat their grade because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Lewisburg, Pa. -- Employment in healthcare occupations is projected to grow 15 percent from 2019 to 2029, much faster than the average for all occupations, adding about 2.4 million new jobs, according to the U.S. Department of Labor.
Mansfield, Pa. - Thanks to contributions from First Citizens Community Bank and Citizens and Northern (C&N) Bank, Mansfield University will begin offering its Early Start Program tuition-free to Pennsylvania residents beginning in Fall 2021.
The Pennsylvania Builders Association’s (PBA) Endorsed Trade Program recently awarded the local Outstanding Student Award to Williamsport Area High School student Thomas Harper.
Williamsport, Pa. - The Giant Co. presented the Williamsport Area School District with $21,486.75 this morning to benefit the district’s food service program.
As Pennsylvania continues to address public health and safety amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Tom Wolf today signed a state budget that will provide 12 months of sustained public education funding at 2019-20 levels and makes important investments in communities and programs to help begi…
Harrisburg, Pa. -- Pennsylvania schools got a slightly clearer picture Monday when Education Secretary Pedro Rivera, testifying in a Senate committee hearing, acknowledged schools will need additional aid to respond to all the challenges posed by COVID-19.
Williamsport -- Congratulations to Williamsport Area High School's Class of 2020! Though this year has taken some strange turns, try not to let it overshadow your accomplishments and future goals.
Jersey Shore -- The SPARKS Foundation is proud to announce that Annalee Schmidt, a senior at Jersey Shore High School, is the recipient of a $1,000 college scholarship. Annalee plans to pursue a degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Penn State University.
Williamsport -- The Williamsport Area School District Education Foundation (WASDEF) is making its first update to the alumni directory since 2013 in a partnership with Publishing Concepts, Inc. (PCI).
Williamsport -- In January 2020, a confrontation at a Williamsport Area School District school board meeting and rumors circulating on social media prompted the school board to issue a statement regarding an alleged incident which occurred during the spring of 2018. The school's baseball te…
On Friday, April 17, several PIAA District IV Schools will begin honoring the Class of 2020 and supporting the nurses, doctors, and first responders on the frontline of COVID-19 by lighting up our high school stadium on 8:20 p.m. (2020 hours) for 20 minutes.
Williamsport — Since closing its doors due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Community Theatre League has been innovating virtual outlets for local theatre performers. Almost immediately, they launched the CTL at Home series on their Facebook page, allowing members of the CTL family to submit vi…
Lock Haven -- Earlier in the semester (when classes were in full swing), Lock Haven University's physics faculty organized and hosted the ninth Regional Bridge Building Competition in the East Campus Science Center of LHU.
The Junior League of Williamsport has passed the reins of the Cinderella's Closet program to the YWCA's Boutique, and the program is committed to making high school girls' prom wishes come true. The Cinderella's Closet event is available by appointment only. During the program, volunteer "Fa…
The Pennsylvania College of Technology will be hosting the Thingamajig Fabricators Pre-College Program for high school students to demonstrate the possibilities of manufacturing careers, thanks to a $2,500 grant from Nuts, Bolts & Thingamajigs, the foundation of the Fabricators & Man…
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) congratulated a team of students this past week from the Midd-West School District, Snyder County, who are the winners of the third District 3 Innovations Challenge.
Jersey Shore, Pa. – The Jersey Shore Area Education Association (JSAEA) today filed an Unfair Labor Practice (ULP) charge against the District and the School Board for refusal to bargain and to bargain in good faith.