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Elk Lake Junior High Principal, Mr. Brain Mallery, is pleased to announce the following students who were selected as December, 2003 Students of the Month at Elk Lake.
Pictured (l-r) are: seated Katelynn Chambers, Matthew Wallikas, Nick Allison, Ryan Bolyard; standing Michael Marks, Angel Bennett, Brad Bonavita, Mr. Mallery, Damon Sandle, Zeb Ridall.
Students of the month are selected by nomination of any student in grades 7-9 by a teacher for outstanding achievement. The students must show individual effort, community and school wide effort, as well as effort in the classroom.
Other important criteria includes: a showing of personal growth, skill development, dedication, leadership, academic growth and improvement, school service and community service.
The 2003-2004 school year at Blue Ridge Elementary has brought new faculty and staff to their building. The increase of kindergarten enrollment made it possible to add additional aides to assist in the learning environment of the children.
Pictured (l-r) are new Blue Ridge Elementary Faculty and Staff: front row: Rhonda Levine first grade, Veronica Mattocks aide, Shashanna Rosa aide, Stephenie Ogeka kindergarten; back row Erin Scott fourth grade, Mary Ellen Reese first grade, Debbie Ucci aide, Casey Hitchcock learning support, Elizabeth Hubi Aide.
The placement of current faculty to Title 1 positions, requested academic leaves and resignations has opened positions for new faculty hiring. The Blue Ridge Elementary community welcomes the highly qualified faculty and staff and looks forward to them sharing their enthusiasm and expertise with students.
Elmira College on Thursday, January 29 held its 2004 Winter Convocation, recognizing 263 Honor Scholars whose continued excellence earned them recognition as a Cowles Honor Scholar, a Benjamin Honor Scholar or an Honor Scholar of the Class of 2005 or 2006.
Jennifer Marcho (pictured), Class of 2004, Susquehanna, PA has earned recognition as a Cowles Honor Scholar.
To achieve standing as a Cowles Honor Scholar, students must be members of the Class of 2004, have attended at least two terms and hold a 3.6 cumulative grade point average.
The Mountain View School District will once again be offering an adult education program during the spring of 2004. The classes will be offered on different nights throughout each week so that more people can participate in the programs.
Tuition will be charged for each class. However, if a resident of the district attends 80% of the classes he or she will have the tuition refunded. The tuition will not be refunded to non-district people who are participating in the program. A resident of the district who attends less than 80% of the classes will not receive a refund.
All expenses for materials in the classes will be borne by the participant. Classes may not be held for fewer than nine participants in each course.
For information or to register for one or more classes call Mrs. Joy Marcy at 4342180, ext. 413 on any school day between the hours of 7:45 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.
Registration must take place before attending any class. Following are the classes that will be offered: Adult Recreation Volleyball, Adult Recreation Basketball, Watercolor Painting, Basketry/Chair Caning.
Have you heard of the No Child Left Behind legislation? Do you know how this law impacts your childs school? Are you familiar with the content assessed on the PSSA?
If you answered no to any of these questions and would like to find out more information on the PSSA and the No Child Left Behind legislation, you are invited to attend an informational presentation at the Susquehanna Community High School, March 3, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium. This informational program is open to all parents and guardians.
Lewisburg, PA Bucknell University has released the Deans List for outstanding academic achievement during the fall semester of the 2003-04 academic year. A student must earn a grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a scale of 4.0 to receive Deans List recognition.
Those students from our area who met this standard are: Travis D. Hoadley, Hop Bottom, son of David and Mona Hoadley; Paul F. Truskolaski, Susquehanna, son of Martin and Dawn Truskolaski.
Following is the list of Blue Ridge Elementary School students chosen as January, 2004 Citizens of the Month.
Kindergarten: Mrs. Johnson - Jordan Goff, Mrs. Ogeka - Briar Susavage, Mrs. Rhone - Callie Wyatt, Mrs. Small - Dakota Jones, Mrs. Whitehead - Kevin Lewis.
Grade 1: Mrs. Button - Katherine Kempa, Mrs. Revie - Benjamin Frailey, Mrs. Reese - Heidi Fitch, Mrs. Skal - Tyler Gunn.
Grade 2: Mrs. Berger - Samantha Frailey, Mrs. Hepler - Ryan Tingley, Mrs. Kresefski - Morgan Lesjack, Mrs. Yurgosky - Codi Benedict.
Grade 3: Mrs. Harter - Devin Hawk, Mrs. Kelly - Brooklyn Brulla, Miss Pease - Madison Button, Mrs. Theophila - Ian Robinson.
Grade 4: Mrs. Bartkus - Brittany Price, Mr. Goff - Carmelitta Piasecki, Mr. Jones - Kellie Jesse, Mrs. Scott - David Miller.
Grade 5: Mrs. Buffington - Alicia Osterhout, Mrs. Chamberlain - Kaitlyn Krug, Mr. Mazikewich - Nicole Soller, Mrs. Wolfe - Carissa Hawk, Mrs. Eidenier - Greg Stonier.
Mrs. Bleck - Cole Donovan.
Mrs. Heal - Robert Fleming.
Mrs. Suchy - Jacob Barrett.
Following is the Blue Ridge Elementary Honor Roll for the second marking period of the 2003-04 school year.
Mrs. Buffington: Calum Culkin, Katie Drake, Kris Kelsey, Lindsey Moxen, Dylan Pruitt, Kristy Walker.
Mrs. Chamberlain: Nicole Ball, Larissa Decker, Lynette Dooley, Eric Giangrieco, Kory Kibler, Eric Onyon, Hayley Rupakus.
Mr. Mazikewich: Christian Barrett, Frank Barton, Eric Brown, Stephanie Fisher, Paige MacKenzie, Meaghan Merritt, Tiffany Spencer, Brooklyn Welch, Earl Youngs.
Mrs. Wolfe: Heather Grover, Courtney Ucci, Mark Willchock.
Mrs. Eidenier: Zachary Boman, Kimberly Collins, Adam Gordon, Dominique Gulick, Thomas Towner, Chris Zawiski.
HIGH HONOR ROLL
Mrs. Buffington: Justin Banko, Marissa Kotar, Rhonda Lynch, Alicia Osterhout, Eric Smith.
Mrs. Chamberlain: Shawn Carey, Ashley Dorunda, Kaitlyn Krug, Jillian Millard, Lexa Smith.
Mr. Mazikewich: Scott Lobdell, Curtis Miller.
Mrs. Wolfe: Allison Hall, Rebekah Harris, Carissa Hawk, Theresa Whitehead.
Mrs. Eidenier: Jillena Bennett, Taylor Carlsen, Sydney Decker, Emily Guinan, Benjamin Hepler, Daniel Kempa, Greg Stonier, Gabrielle Wolfe.
About 16,516 undergraduates qualified for the Dean's List at The Pennsylvania State University for the Fall 2003 semester. An average of 3.50 or better is required for the dean's list.
Those qualifying for the honor from our local were: Kenton B. Adriance, Montrose; Ashley R. Aldrich, Hallstead; Frank M. Bennett, Montrose; Misty R. Bennett, Clifford; April A. Berger, New Milford; Toby I. Ciprich, Montrose; Christopher J. Connor, Forest City; Darren L. Cronk, Montrose; Thomas M. Denkenberger, Montrose; Dennis M. Dobitsch, Clifford; Christopher J. Dyer, Thompson; Richard G. Ely, Kingsley; Bryanne . Farrell, Vandling; Marisa I. Formica, Union Dale; Melissa . Gallinot, Forest City; Lindsey A. Glezen, Hallstead; Matthew M. Hartman, Harford; Andrew M. Honeychuck, South Montrose; Maren E. Johnson, Montrose; Kerri A. Kaufman, Montrose; Melissa J. Luery, Montrose; Melisa L. Marcy, Kingsley; Aaron M. Mcginniss, Little Meadows; Bradley R. Mitchell, Springville; Frances M. Mullen, Browndale; Christine M. Nash, Montrose; Adam G. Nelson, Montrose; Jana L. Nyman, Union Dale; Wendy M. O Reilly, Friendsville; Jason A. Olcese, Uniondale; Jennifer R. Oliver, Hallstead; Casey L. Pavelski, Jackson; Dustin L. Pratt, Kingsley; Kerri A. Pratt, Kingsley; Melissa A. Rihl, Friendsville; Christopher B. Robinson, Kingsley; Michael D. Rogan, Hopbottom; Kyle S. Shearer, Friendsville; Laura E. Signorile, Great Bend; Marlise M. Signorile, Great Bend; Richard T. Skarbez, Browndale; Michael J. Stahl, Montrose; James A. Stewart, Thompson; Patricia . Stewart, Thompson; Lauren M. Tingley, Susquehanna; Dedra E. Wolfe, Susquehanna.
Several area students enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences at Syracuse University were named to the Dean's List for the Fall 2003 semester. To qualify for the Dean's List, students must achieve at least a 3.4 grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) during the semester.
Achieving the honor from our area were Brandon Robinson, Springville, and Jaime Benson, Susquehanna.
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