BACKPACK PROGRAM HONORED

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Old Forge third-grade teacher Adrianne DelSordo initiated a backpack program in which students filled backpacks with food and school supplies for students who can’t afford them. DelSordo was assisted in the venture by six seniors who, along with volunteer (read more)

ROLE MODELS OF THE MONTH

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Riverside Elementary West has named its February role models. From left, seated: Morgan Gnall, Kenneth Aragon, Grayson Soltys, Milania Grasso and Aria Tonte. Kneeling: Isabella Oliveri, Koby Lamotta, Francesca Wincovitch, Zachary Durkin and Celeste Peralt (read more)

SHOWING KINDNESS

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As part of the “Great Kindness Challenge,” students at Riverside Elementary East collected supplies for the Ronald McDonald House of Scranton. Some students had the opportunity to present Emily Noble from the Ronald McDonald House with the donations that (read more)

OLD FORGE SCORES AT PJAS

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Students in Old Forge High School’s science and math club participated in the Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science (PJAS) region 2 competition recently. The first award winners were Cassandra Nocera, Hannah Lisowski, Amanda Katchmar, Victoria Booth, Mic (read more)

HONORS FOR TEAM BUILDING

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The Lackawanna County Commissioners presented “Good Works” certificates to Riverside School District students for their design and technical achievements in the Skills USA competition. The areas of concentration included art, welding, construction and car (read more)

WINNING POSTER

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Riverside School District’s Read Across America celebration was held recently. Eighth-grader Amelia Smicherko was the winner of Riverside Junior High’s poster contest. (read more)

DR. SUESS’ BIRTHDAY

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Riverside Elementary West celebrated Dr. Seuss’s birthday recently. From left, front row: Aylah Kizer, Rocco Tucker and Arielle Andrade. Standing: Reading Speicialist Heidi Kelley, Leland Visotski, Callie Pica, Nathan Thorp and principal Scott Pentasuglio (read more)

THE HILLS ARE ALIVE...

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The Riverside Drama Club will present “The Sound of Music” on Friday and Saturday, March 17 and 18, at 7 p.m. and Sunday, March 19, at 2 p.m. at the Riverside Junior-Senior High School. Tickets are $8; $6 for students and free for children younger than 5. (read more)

DEVIL PRIDE STUDENTS

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The Old Forge School District has named its February Devil Pride elementary school students. The students were chosen based on their recognition for outstanding demonstrations of Devil Pride: Pride stands for Prepared, Respectful, Independent, Dependable (read more)