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Elk Lake High School Students of the Month
Elk Lake Honors Active Duty Peers
SCCTC Announces Students of the Month
Career Awareness At Blue Ridge
Blue Ridge Elementary Citizens of the Month
Curriculum Night At Montrose H.S.
Eric Allen Makes MC Dean's List
Area Students Make IUP Dean's List
Laura Macialek Makes UMD Dean's List
Locals Graduate Mansfield Univ.
Mark Snitzer In 2003 Who's Who
Local Students Make S U Dean's List
SCHS To Present "Way Out West..."

Elk Lake High School Students Of The Month

Elk Lake High School is pleased to announce the following students who were selected as January, 2003 "Students of the Month."

Students of the Month are selected by nominations of any student in grades 10–12, by a teacher for outstanding achievement. The student must show individual effort, community and school-wide effort, as well as effort in the classroom.

Pictured (l-r) are: front row – Jen McMicken, Holly Valvano, Regina Alfieri; back row – Justin Bach, Colin Boecker, Megan Bullock, Mr. Kenneth Cuomo, High School Principal. Absent from photo were: Nicole Smith, Beverly Miszler, Sara Oliver.

Other important criteria includes: a showing of personal growth, skill development, dedication, leadership, academic growth and improvement, school service and community service.

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Elk Lake Honors Active Duty Peers

Chris Montross, Elk Lake High School Guidance counselor, is shown presenting books to Sandy Zapolski, Library Assistant and Kris Morahan, Elk Lake High School Librarian. Money collected from students, staff, faculty and administration was used to purchase books in honor of Mr. Jeff Hoal and Mr. Al Urban. Both educators at Elk Lake, Mr. Urban and Mr. Hoal were called to active duty and are serving in Bosnia.

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SCCTC Announces Students Of The Month

Mrs. Alice M. Davis, Vocational Director of the Susquehanna County Career and Technology Center, is proud to announce the following SCCTC Students of the Month (pictured l-r) for January, 2003: front row – Mrs. Alice M. Davis, Amber Neild, Amber Sickler, Nicole Seymour; back row – Eric Wright, Krystal Stephens, Heidi Newberry, Chris Ryan. Absent from photo were William Tompkins and Stephanie Herman.

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Career Awareness At Blue Ridge

On Monday, February 24, Blue Ridge Elementary School held a Career Awareness Day. The purpose of this event was to expose students in grades K-5 to the world of work and to make them more aware of the career options available to them.

Twenty adults presented their careers to the students.

Students enjoyed the presenters and all they learned from them. Blue Ridge Elementary would like to thank all parents and community members who volunteered their time and energy to help their students.

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Blue Ridge Elementary Citizens Of The Month

Following are the Blue Ridge Elementary Citizens of the Month for February, 2003.

Kindergarten: Mrs. Glezen – Dylan Springer, Mrs. Johnson – Addison Parsons, Mrs. Rhone – Marc Stanton, Mrs. Small – Corey Rogers, Mrs. Whitehead – Austin Darrow.

GRADE 1: Mrs. Button – Morgan Gillespie, Miss Felici – Brenton Warner, Mrs. Revie – Mark Oakley, Mrs. Roe – Morgan Lesjack.

GRADE 2: Mrs. Bistocchi – Robert Kinsey, Mrs. Hepler – Ashby Guzy, Mrs. Theophila – Shanyn Mattocks, Mrs. Yurgosky – Justin Solecki.

GRADE 3: Mrs. Berger – Kayla Muzzy, Mrs. Harter – Stephen Starks, Mrs. Kelly – Sean Stanley, Miss Pease – Amanda Reese.

GRADE 4: Mrs. Bartkus – Jessica Derrick, Miss Daniels – Sydney Decker, Mr. Goff – Allison Hall, Mr. Jones – Daniel Kempa, Mrs. Mackachinas – Elijah Kelley.

GRADE 5: – Mrs. Buffington – Tyler White, Mrs. Chamberlain – Benjamin House, Mr. Mazikewich – Matt Empett, Mrs. Wolfe – Shani Fancher, Mrs. Zelkowitz – Alex Burkett.

Mrs. Bleck – Megan Conroy.

Mrs. Heal – Eden Lacey.

Mrs. Suchy – Gerard Martin.

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Curriculum Night At Montrose H.S.

The Guidance Department of the Montrose Junior/Senior High School will offer "Eighth Grade Curriculum Night" for parents of eighth grade students on Tuesday, March 25 at 7 p.m. in the auditorium. Parents are strongly encouraged to attend to gather information in regard to the course selection process and programs of study for the next four years. A presentation explaining course requirements, graduation requirements, and other aspects relative to the course selection process will be offered by guidance staff.

Eighth graders will be asked to consider their educational goals in a classroom guidance class this spring. The team of parent, child, and guidance counselor will then need to make decisions on course selections that will help meet those educational goals.

A question and answer period will follow the presentation. Refreshments will be served.

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Eric Allen Makes MC Dean’s List

Grantham, PA – Montrose resident Eric N. Allen has been named to the Dean’s List for the 2002 fall semester at Messiah College. Eric, a freshman psychology and philosophy major, is the son of Mr. Walter Allen, of Brooklyn and Ms. Frances Allen, Montrose. Dean’s List is earned by receiving a 3.6 GPA or higher on a 4.0 scale.

Eric is a 2002 graduate of Elk Lake High School.

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Area Students Make IUP Dean’s List

Four Susquehanna County students have been named to the Dean’s List at Indiana University of Pennsylvania for the first semester of the 2002-03 academic year.

They are: Courtney E. Searle, Clifford; Jeremiah S. Rosenkrans, Montrose; Trevor W. Calabro, New Milford; Lee M. Griffin, South Gibson.

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Laura Macialek Makes UMD Dean’s List

The University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) has announced that Laura Macialek, Springville, has qualified for its Dean’s List for the fall semester, 2002. Students on the Dean’s List have achieved a grade point average of 3.5 or higher. Laura is a junior Economics major at UMD.

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Locals Graduate Mansfield Univ.

Mansfield, PA – A total of 200 degrees were awarded during Mansfield University’s 138th commencement ceremonies in December, 2002.

Following are the names of local students achieving the honor.

Elizabeth Bisel, Dimock, with a BSE in History (Social Studies).

Mary Gesford, Springville, with a BSE in Elementary Education.

Bridgett Gleason, Little Meadows, with a BSE in Elementary Education.

Kristen Morahan, Meshoppen, with a MD in Library Science and Information Technology.

Amy Proof, Montrose, with a BSE in Elementary Education.

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Mark Snitzer In 2003 Who’s Who

Mr. Mark D. Snitzer, a senior history major and graduate of Blue Ridge High School, son of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew M. Snitzer, Susquehanna, a local Albright College student, has been named to the 2003 edition of Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges.

Campus nominating committees and editors of the annual directory have included the names of these students based on their academic achievements, service to the community, leadership in extracurricular activities and potential for continued success.

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Local Students Make S U Dean’s List

Selinsgrove, PA – More than 730 students have been named to the Dean’s List for the 2002 fall semester at Susquehanna University. To qualify for the Dean’s List, students must achieve a minimum 3.4 grade point average out of a possible 4.0 for the semester, while completing a minimum of 12 semester hours. Local students that are Dean’s List scholars include: from Montrose – Katie Hawley, a sophomore accounting major, daughter of James and Penny Hawley, and Teresa Ely, a senior with majors in psychology and Spanish, daughter of Glen and Karen Ely; from Susquehanna – Stacy Lyons, a freshman mathematics major, daughter of Mark and Denise Lyons.

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SCHS To Present "Way Out West..."

Susquehanna Community High School Theater Department will present an old fashioned musical melodrama "Way Out West in a Dress", at the high school auditorium on April 3, 4 and 5 at 7:30 each evening. Starring in the role of Hero (Clarence Rawlings) is Jonathan Stewart and Heroine (Melody Plunkett) is Heather Warneke. The Villain (Colt Revolver Jr.) will be played by Luke Barnes and the Villaines Jessica James is portrayed by Jan DeWitt. Along with a large supporting cast, this promises to be an evening of fun, family entertainment complete with some good old-fashioned country flavored music.

Tickets are $5.00 for adults, $4.00 for students and senior citizens and may be purchased at the door or reservations may be made by calling 853-4921 ext. 2344 or 853-4692. All seats reserved.

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