School News

Role Models of the Month

Riverside Elementary East has named its Role Models of the Month. From left, front row: Ivy Gao, Gabby Angerson, Aditi Patel, Colin Keiper, Peyton Mastres, Josean Crespo-Vargas, Mitchell Muskey, Tori Natale and Kaitlyn Kundla. Second row: Selina Hutchins,

Headed to Juniata

Old Forge senior Jerry Hobbs will continue his baseball career at Juniata College. From left, seated: Jerry’s mom, Toni; Jerry; and Jerry’s dad, Jerry Sr. Second row: superintendent John Rushefski, athletic director Dan Mozeleski and head baseball coach T

Area Students Receive Awards

Stephanie Piccoletti (left) of Old Forge was awarded the medal of excellence in psychology at Marywood University’s commencement ceremony. The daughter of Tom and Lucy Piccoletti, she graduated from Old Forge High School and received her bachelor of scien

Learning Financial Literacy at a Young Age

Fidelity Bank recently celebrated community banking month by teaching financial literacy at local elementary schools. Above: Jody Lewis, Moosic Retail Branch Manager at Fidelity Bank, visited the students at Riverside Elementary East to talk about saving

Headed to St. Joe’s

Riverside High School student Will Davies has committed to continue his track career at St. Joseph’s University. From left, front row: mother Wendy, Davies, brother Rhys and father Bill. Second row: athletic director Dan Digwood, superintendent Paul Brenn

Headed to Kings

Riverside High School’s Mikkell Green has committed to continue his football career at King’s College. From left, front row: mother Yasminda Cabell, Green, coach John Fox. Back row: athletic director Dan Digwood, superintendent Paul Brennan, vice principa

Chemistry Award

The American Chemical Society (ACS) sponsors a competitive high school chemistry examination to recognize and reward outstanding high school chemistry students in our area of Northeastern and North-central Pennsylvania. The winning students and their chem

Olympic Competitors

Several Old Forge students participated in the Special Olympics held recently at North Pocono School District. From left: Craig Marsico, Alex Estevez, John Saucek, Adam Gearhart, Miranda Marshall, McKayla Seafoss, Jeremy Tobin, teacher Nicole Warnek, Sama

Devil Pride Students

Old Forge School District recently named its April Devil Pride elementary school students. The students were chosen based on their outstanding demonstrations of Devil Pride (Prepared, Respectful, Independent, Dependable and Example to others). Sitting: Ma

Learning about Autism

The Parents Loving Children Through Autism (PLCTA) Foundation held a school-wide presentation for autism awareness at Riverside Elementary West School. April is National Autism Awareness Month. Pictured are the fourth-grade classes with Kathleen Walsh, pr

Robotic Arms

Victoria Tomaino and Karson Peperno, students in Lindsey Fultz’s and Amber Rugletic’s third-grade classes at Riverside Elementary East, participated in a STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) activity where they used robotic arms to move ob

Lions Donation

The Old Forge Lions Club recently gave the Old Forge High School LEO Club a $500 donation. From left, front row: Julian Giglio, Patrick McCool, Michael Renna, Angela Booth, Madison Wagner, Ashley Katchmar, Abby Robson, Jenna Ziemba, Purmina Sachdeva and E

State Twirling Champion

Derek Lederer is a sophomore at Old Forge High School and has been representing his school on the football field as a featured twirler for the past two years. He is now sharing his skills on a much bigger stage. After competing in Maryland and locally in

Old Forge Honor Roll

The Old Forge School District has released the names of the students who made the honor roll for the third marking persiod. Grade 12 Brendan Bordick-Lesavage, Kathryn Bound, Michael Cantarella, Alexis Coval, Andrea DeSando, Alexis DiGregorio, Thomas Domoz

Twirling Show

Students from the Triboro area will be among those performing as the Double “R” Twirlettes present “Twirling Across the USA” Sunday, May 15, at 6 p.m. at Mid Valley Secondary Center, 52 Underwood Road in Throop. The show will feature the Twirlettes as the

Headed Downhill

Old Forge High School students worked months to go downhill — on a handcrafted toboggan in Neil Dadurka’s Technology 3 class. While the group could not control the weather to provide a snowy surface, every other aspect of the sled was planned from start t

Leo of the Year

Steven Farber of the Old Forge School District was named Leo of the Year for all of his accomplishments and his contributions of time and talent throughout the school year.

Role Models of the Month

Riverside Elementary West named its Role Models of the month. From left, kneeling: Eli Brizuela, Isabella Gerhard, Isabella Ramirez, Maya Terbovich, Erick Negron, Maksim Chomko, Alexander Depew and Madalyn Lee. Standing: Ahjai Mack, Eimer Cruz, Gavin Beck

Recycling Project

Old Forge Elementary students participated in a recycling project in honor of Earth Day. Above, students from Brittany Puckett’s kindergarten class, from left, front row: Ricky Johns, Makenzie Lininger and David Johnson. Back row: Jenny Solfanelli, Cabrin

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