SNAPSHOTS

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Old Forge Elementary students recently participated in the student barbecue. (read more)

TOP GPA

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Alexandra Nenish, daughter of Daniel and Maria Nenish of Taylor, is the recipient of the 2016-17 Gertrude Francis Memorial Award. It is awarded annually to an eighth-grade student residing in Taylor Borough who achieves the highest class grade-point avera (read more)

RIVERSIDE WEST STUDENT COUNCIL

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Above: Riverside Elementary School West’s student council was, from left, front row: Gianna Rakauskas, Mia Jezorwski, Grace Sochovka, Anthony Aragon, Lia Reviello, Isabella Gasper, Madyson Owens, Andrew Wargo and Abigail Davis. Back row: Senah Drazdowski, (read more)

OUTSTANDING STUDENT

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Local residents were among the graduate students recognized for academic achievement at The University of Scranton’s post-baccalaureate degree commencement. Area residents recognized were: • Kaylene A. Falco (left) of Dupont received the university’s outs (read more)

PERSONAL SAFETY LESSON

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The boys and girls of Itsy Bitsy Bookworms Child Development Center in Moosic learned about personal safety and “stranger danger” with Robert Thomas of Tsunami Self-defense Systems. From left, front row: Lyla Lenceski, Christian Englehardt, Jace Wansacz, (read more)

ART EXPO

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Students in grades three to six at Riverside Elementary School East had their art work on exhibit at the annual Art Expo, coordinated by art teacher Courtney Moniak. From left, fifth-graders Hope Bingham, Nancy Padilla and Alex Pica. (read more)

STUDENT AMBASSADORS MAKE THEIR CASE

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State Senator John Blake recently hosted 22 high school seniors from 19 local school districts for a legislative competition at the University of Scranton as the final event of the 2017 Student Ambassador Program. The student ambassadors from schools acro (read more)

JUNIOR DEPUTIES

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The fourth graders at Riverside Elementary East received certificates and became Lackawanna County junior sheriff’s deputies after participating in a six-week program that taught them about subjects such as anti-drug use, anti-violence and related issues. (read more)

SIXTH-GRADE GRADS

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The Old Forge sixth-grade students are shown preparing for their graduation ceremony, which was held this week. With the students are their teachers, Aimee Thomas, Jared Yanniello and Lori Nalaschi. (read more)

LEARNING THE LAW

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Attorney William Byrne presented “Lawyers in the Classroom” to the fourth-graders at Riverside Elementary East School. The students learned information about the law and the duties of being a lawyer. (read more)