On May 3rd, Blue Ridge Elementary held the 3rd annual Math Madness competition. The top 20 4th grade math students were chosen to participate. Five teams faced off in eight rounds of fact fluency, computation and problem solving challenges. This year's winners were the Math Bombs. Pictured above (l-r) are: team captain Hailey Carpenetti was joined by Ella Bianchi, Liam Templeton, and Kayden Connolly in victory.
In November, Mike Penn, a teacher in Allegheny County traveled to the South Pole to assist in the installation of weather stations there. While at the pole, Mr. Penn communicated with classrooms all around the world to share his experiences and lesson with students. Mountain View first grader Keyonna Snedeker, who is visually impaired wrote a letter in Braille to Penn while he was in Antarctica. In response, Mike Penn took a picture of Keyonna's letter at the Geographic South Pole and sent it to her.
Mr. Marc Weisgold, Elementary Principal at the Elk Lake School, is pleased to announce the May, 2019 Student of the Month Award winners. Students in Kindergarten through 6th grade were selected by their homeroom teachers.
Pictured (l-r) are: first row - William Allen, Jayden Ward, Parker Lawrence, Anthony Corter, Wyatt Smith, Violet Saylor, Khloe Allen, Toby Canfield, Shelby Howell; second row - Bensyn Hollister, Matthew Ryan, Alexandra Perez, Natalie Roth, Taylor Casey, Gage Raub, Shane Lynch, Azlyn Gazzillo; third row - Aiden Mecca, Addison Welch, Ariel Smallwood, Lila Kerr, John Karschner, Zehira Peacock, Brayden Miller, Zachary Myers, Mason Seguinot; forth row - Mr. Weisgold, Lucas Woodcock, Emma Davis, Camryn Greenwood, Lilli Teel. Absent from photo was: Aaliyah Hoadley.
Elk Lake is proud of their students and congratulates them for their accomplishments.
To celebrate better hearing and speech month, Mountain View held a contest for students in grades K - 6. Students in grades K-3 had a coloring contest and the winner was Grace Gravine. In grades 3-6 there was a drawing contest with the winning entry coming from Allison Cosklo. Grades 4-6 also had an essay contest in which students had to write what the slogan "Communication is Power. It can change the world." meant to them. The winner of the essay contest was Payton Lord. These three entries have been sent on to the Pennsylvania Speech and Hearing Association for the state competition. Pictured above (l-r) are: Allison Cosklo, Payton Lord, Grace Gravine.
Mr. Peter Supko, Principal of the Susquehanna Community Elementary School, announces the April, 2019 Students of the Month for grades kindergarten through 6th. Pictured above (l-r) are: first row - Nariah Norton, Chase Lewis, Chase Lawrence, Stella Maurey, Blake McKennas, Sadie Napolitano, Emma MacDonald; second row - Ruby Carpenter, Rhyleigh Butts, McKenzie Benson, Chase Creamer, Caedon Stone, Kadence Magliulo-Morris, Vivica Ward, Leah Faigle; third row - Mr. Supko, Kyla Seidel, Diamond Bransky, Molly Griga, Sara Barnes. Absent from photo were: Jaden Barry, Jackson Cuevas, Rykin Hobart, William Marcy, Sara Theobald.
Pictured above (l-r) are Blue Ridge Elementary May, 2019 Citizens Of The Month: first row - Kaiden Rivera, Kadence Bowman, Scarlett Stermensky, Connor Wright, Adriano Miller, Sophia Beers; second row - Logan Johnson, Brock Webster, Braydon Slater, Chloe Colwell, Troy Burchell; third row - Avery MacGeorge, Christopher Kowalewski, Hayden Maginley, Leah Dibble, Christian Osterhout; fourth row - Clarissa Laude, Jason Luce, Aleena Carvin, Kayla Loby, Izabella McCrone, Gavin Wilber. Absent from photo were: Taytum Rood, Ava Slocum.
On April 26th, Mountain View Elementary took a break from the normal schedule to learn more about Wellness. Funded by a $1,000 grant from the Action for Healthy Kids project, the students were given Passports to Wellness. The students then traveled to a variety of stations throughout the school which focused on nutritional, social, intellectual, physical and emotional wellness. These activities ranged from bean bag tosses and dancing to puzzles and tasting new fruits and vegetables. The students also enjoyed funny videos and going for walks in the building.
Registration for the fall term of the Montrose Area Adult School is now open. Catalogs and registration forms are available online at: montroseaduiltschool.org and in print. The print catalogs are being distributed to local libraries where you can ask for a copy, and can be found at medical offices and facilities, banks, some post offices, retail shops and other locations. Mail signed registration forms and fees to the address in the catalog, MAAS, PO Box 433, Montrose, PA 18801.
Classes include some old favorites and many new ones. Pine needle basket crafting, paper quilling, making apple cider, organizing and decluttering your home, and armchair travel to national parks are offered for the first time.
Watercolor painting returns along with more things to make in your Instant Pot. The popular Charlene Thompson will entertain with the history of Stephen Foster and a singalong. Voice class continues, and nine fitness and health classes will get you moving.
Note that some classes have enrollment limits and delay in registering may lead to disappointment or being put on a waiting list.
Local residents were among more than 625 master's and doctoral degree recipients at its graduate commencement ceremony on May 25, 2019 in the Byron Recreation Complex.
Students earning master's and doctoral degrees include the following:
Kristin Anna Montauredes, of Forest City, earned a Master of Health Administration with a major in health administration.
Karyn R. Grausgruber, of Susquehanna, earned a Master of Science with a major in educational administration.
Brian W. O'Connor, of Great Bend, earned a Master of Science with a major in secondary education.
Local residents were among more than 850 bachelor's and associate's degree recipients at its undergraduate commencement on May 26, 2019 at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre.
Students earning undergraduate degrees include the following:
Phyllida O. Whittaker, of Dimock, earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English.
Adriana Eufrocina Navarro Sanchez, of Nicholson, earned a Bachelor of Science degree in criminal justice.
Jared W. Simon, of Nicholson, earned a Bachelor of Science degree in criminal justice.
Nastasha E. Burdyn, of Clifford, earned a Bachelor of Science degree in counseling and human services.
Amanda L. Tomlinson, of Forest City, earned a Bachelor of Science degree in counseling and human services.
Lora L. Urbas, of Browndale, earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree in nursing.
An archived recording of both ceremonies can be seen at www.scranton.edu/eventslive.
Lebanon Valley College congratulates more than 650 students named to the Dean's List for the spring, 2019 semester. Dean's list students must maintain a GPA of at least 3.4 out of 4.0.
Local students include: Daniel Braun, of Susquehanna, pursuing a bachelor of science and doctor of physical therapy in exercise science and physical therapy; Keri Jones, of Friendsville, pursuing a bachelor of science and doctor of physical therapy in exercise science and physical therapy; Logan Phillips, of Nicholson, received a bachelor of science in computer and data science.
Slippery Rock University has announced its Dean's List for the spring, 2019 semester. The Dean's List consists of SRU undergraduate students who earned an adjusted semester grade-point average of 3.5 or higher, based on a schedule of at least 12 newly attempted and earned credits.
The following are local SRU students from who made the Dean's List: Brianna Deater, of Meshoppen; Cydney Dewitt, of Montrose; Jacob Hand, of Springville; Catherine McAleer, of Meshoppen; Cole Orlandini, of Springville; Denise Vonada, of Nicholson.
Wilkes University Senior Vice President and Provost Anne Skleder announced the Dean's List for the spring, 2019 semester. To be named to the Dean's List, students must obtain a minimum 3.5 grade point average and carry at least 12 credits.
Local students qualifying for the honor were: William Farnelli, of Montrose; Sabrina Lewis, of Clifford Township; Gwen MacConnell, of Great Bend; Stephanie Ostir, of Clifford Township.
More than 2,000 Coastal Carolina University students were named to the Dean's List for the Spring, 2019 semester. That's nearly 20 percent of the student body with a grade point average between 3.5-3.99 for the spring semester.
Among the local students earning recognition on the Dean's List were: Hunter E. Conklin, a Marketing Pre-Major major from Jackson; Benjamin J. Woolcock, a Finance major from Springville.
Natalie B. Meagher, of Susquehanna, was one of the nearly 615 students who were awarded bachelor degrees from St. Lawrence University during Commencement ceremonies held on May 19, 2019 in Canton, New York.
Meagher is a member of the Class of 2019 and majored in English. Meagher graduated with a bachelor of arts magna cum laude degree.
Sierra Kathryn Smith, of Springville, was named to The University of Alabama Dean's List for spring, 2019.
A total of 11,406 students enrolled during the 2019 spring term at UA were named to the Dean's List with an academic record of 3.5 or above or the President's List with an academic record of 4.0 (all A's).
On May 23, 2019, a total of 794 graduates received associate degrees, specialized diplomas, and certificates from Northampton Community College (NCC) at the Spring Commencement ceremony.
Luke Wildenstein, from Forest City, graduated with an Associate in Applied Science in Media Production and a Specialized Diploma inMultimedia.s
Kassidi Ramirez, of Montrose and Julie Singer, of Montrose, Cedar Crest College students, celebrated with the Class of 2019 at its 149th annual Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 11, 2019. The ceremony was held at the PPL Center in downtown Allentown.
Colin Turner, of Union Dale, graduated Colby-Sawyer College with a B.S. in exercise science on Saturday, May, 11, 2019. Turner was a member of Psi Chi International Honor Society and president of the Exercise and Sport Sciences Club.