KICKBALL FOR GOOD BEHAVIOR

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The students at Riverside Elementary East School were rewarded for receiving no infractions through the school-wide behavioral program for the month of September. All grade levels participated in a kickball tournament. Above: sixth graders take a break fr (read more)

DAY OF SERVICE

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Rachel Kennett of Moosic and other student leaders representing Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine’s (Geisinger Commonwealth) MD Class of 2020 recently organized a multi-site “Day of Service.” Second-year medical students fanned out across Lackawan (read more)

Pride Students

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Old Forge High School September Devil PRIDE students of the month were, from left: Alexa Mulrooney, Quincy Stewart, Evan Kerrigan, Jacob Burkhart, Emily Budzak, Amanda Katchmar and principal Chris Gatto. (read more)

ROLE MODELS

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The students named Role Models for the month of September at Riverside Elementary West were, from left, front row: Ryan Getts, Selina Gallagher, Chase Gasper, Gianna Hobbs, Joshua Hughes and Justin Chen. Middle row: Celeste Conforti, Sarah Reap, Evangelin (read more)

Devil PRIDE

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Old Forge Elementary named the students who demonstrated Devil PRIDE (prepared, respectful, independent, dependable and example) during September. From left, front row: Robert (RJ) Gillette, Isabella Orr, Michael Adomiak and Gregory Orr. Second row: Ava H (read more)

Snapshots

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Spirit Week in the Old Forge school district (read more)

INTERDEPENDENCE AWARD WINNERS

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Several Riverside High School students received recognition for their participation in this year’s Interdependence Hexagon exhibit. Honorable mentions include: Lauren Hegedus, Madison Aulisio, Emily Taylor, John J. Kravitz and Halle Jones. Emily Padilla’s (read more)

SUPPORTING MENTAL WELLNESS

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Riverside School District recently hosted a districtwide “yellow out” in support of mental wellness month. Faculty and staff donated $390 to the Louis Ruspi Junior Foundation. Teacher Karla Farina is one of the founders of the LRJ Foundation, a nonprofit (read more)

REGISTERING STUDENTS

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Riverside High School students in Pat Kennedy’s advanced-placement government and politics classes visited senior classes to help eligible students register to vote in the November elections. From left: Tyler Pawlikowski, Kyra Polidori and Elise Hummel. (read more)

HIGH SCHOOL VIKES

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Riverside High School faculty and administration have chosen the following students and teacher as V.I.K.E.S. (vison, involvement, knowledge, excellence and successs) for the month for September. From left: principal Joe Moceyunas, Evan Edsall, Rebecca Co (read more)

Old Forge Pep Rally

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At Old Forge High School, cheerleaders, football players and seniors took part in a pep rally ahead of the football game against Riverside. (read more)

WINNING SEASON

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Triboro Christian Academy’s soccer team had its second consecutive winning season. From left, front row: Sophia Ortiz, Lexi Wright, Sophia Dutter, Monica Oakley, Noelle Straka, Drew Stiekes, Paul Carey, Dawson Stiekes and Braedon Joyce. Back row: Katherin (read more)

SENIOR PARENTS NIGHT

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Among those present at Old Forge senior soccer parents night were, from left, standing: Linda and Bob Donovan, Maria Cinamella and Glenn Gray, Melissa, Tony DeLucca, Patty and Frank Baresse and Maria and Dan Smallacombe. Kneeling are Patrick Donovan, Mich (read more)

TOURNAMENT WINNERS

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The Old Forge High School junior varsity soccer team won a tournament in Montrose earlier this month. Lying down: Eddie Evans. Kneeling, from left: Sage Talarico, Ryan Kissolovege, Nahuel Minis, Tyler Pepsin and Dino Domiano. Standing: Jimmy Fields, assis (read more)

VARSITY SOCCER

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The Old Forge varsity soccer team includes, kneeling, from left: Santino Brigido, Nina Zimmerman, Hannah Acevedo, Gianna Baresse, Jayna DeLucca and Luke Tomasovitch. Standing: coach John Mucciolo, Michael Mucciolo, Daniel Smallacombe, Patrick Donovan, Ste (read more)

SUPPLIES FOR HURRICANE VICTIMS

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Liz Dessoye’s first-grade class collected school supplies and cash donations to send to Little Cypress Elementary in Orange, Texas. The school was destroyed by Hurricane Harvey earlier this month. From left: Walder Portillo-Martinez, Celeste Conforti, Mag (read more)

LOCAL RESIDENT RAISING CHARITY FUNDS

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John Nawrocki (left) of Moosic and other second-year medical students at Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine (Geisinger Commonwealth) are this year’s organizers of the school’s annual Turkey Trot, benefitting Friends of the Poor, a Scranton-based no (read more)

CLASS OFFICERS

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Riverside High School’s senior class officers are, from left: secretary Breana Olanovich, vice president Christina Smith, president Natalie Sottile and treasurer Sierra Anderson. (read more)

MERIT SCHOLAR

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Old Forge High School senior Amanda Katchmar has been named a semifinalist in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program and has an opportunity to continue in the National Merit Scholarship competition. Amanda is one of approximately 16,000 semifinalists (read more)

Snapshots

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Scenes from Old Forge’s 48-0 win over Montrose. PHOTOS BY BOB KOLVECK (read more)