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CHERRY TWP — Twice a year for the past 15 years, two teachers — one, a veteran — have led the charge in decorating the hillside of Moniteau Jr./Sr. High School with over ...
May 25, 2024 Education
The Seneca Valley Academic Decathlon came in seventh place at the United States Academic Decathlon National Competition, with team members earning four individual nationa...
May 25, 2024 Education
School board approves student population study to inform $24M project
School board approves student population study to inform $24M project
May 24, 2024 Education
Vice president resigns, nominates replacement
Vice president resigns, nominates replacement
May 24, 2024 Education
FOXBURG — Fifty -two graduates of Allegheny-Clarion Valley Junior/Senior High School received their diplomas on Wednesday, May 22, marking the completion of 12 years of s...
May 22, 2024 Education
FORWARD TWP — The seventh- and eighth-grade students from Ryan Gloyer Middle School were dispatched all over Butler County on Tuesday, May 21, to perform community servic...
May 21, 2024 Community
Powered by the sun, Moniteau Jr./Sr. High School will continue saving on electricity this summer while generating surplus energy with the use of solar panels. Jeff Campbe...
May 21, 2024 Education
CHERRY TWP — Moniteau School District’s $23.6 million preliminary budget, approved 6-3 at a school board meeting Monday, May 20, includes a proposed tax increase of 4 mil...
May 20, 2024 Education
Slippery Rock University will host over 20 summer camps and conferences through August, from workshops around growing edible gardens to music camps. The SRU summer camps ...
May 20, 2024 Education
Wearing his cap and gown at Slippery Rock University’s commencement ceremony, Joe Coudriet said something many college graduates have said upon earning their degree: “It ...
May 18, 2024 Education
After being named a 2024 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon School, students in each classroom at Rowan Elementary School planted seeds and plants around the build...
May 18, 2024 Education
ADAMS TWP — There are only a few school days left on the calendar, and Mars Centennial School marked the occasion with its annual field day Friday, May 17. Fifth- and six...
May 18, 2024 Education
ADAMS TWP — Board directors at Mars Area School District failed to renew membership for the Pennsylvania School Board Association at a meeting Tuesday, May 14. A tied vot...
May 17, 2024 Education
BUTLER TOWNSHIP — Butler County Community College’s board of trustees unanimously agreed to adopt a policy from the Department of Defense regarding tuition assistance for...
May 17, 2024 Education
FORWARD TWP — The board of supervisors approved a motion Tuesday, May 14, to send a proposal letter to Seneca Valley School District asking for a “student adviser” from t...
May 16, 2024 Government
Mars Area High School’s jazz ensemble and show choir will host various performances as part of their Chorus Cabaret & Night of Jazz at 6:30 p.m. Friday, May 17, in the au...
May 16, 2024 Education
Discussion around Lawrence Crossing campus continues
Discussion around Lawrence Crossing campus continues
May 16, 2024 Education
ADAMS TWP — Mars Area School District’s board is discussing conducting an updated population study that could help inform designs for the district’s planned elementary sc...
May 16, 2024 Education
BUTLER TWP — For former EMT rescue technician and firefighter Deborah Hoffman, graduating from Butler County Community College was partly a way to inspire her daughter. H...
May 15, 2024 Education
KARNS CITY — The Karns City Area School Board approved a preliminary 2024-25 budget that does not include a tax increase, but residents in the Butler County portion of th...
May 15, 2024 Education
The Seneca Valley School District board approved the hiring of Cassandra Doggrell as the district’s director of student services during a school board meeting Monday, May...
May 15, 2024 Education
Seneca Valley School District board members approved a $2 million parking lot expansion for its secondary campus at a school board meeting, Monday, May 13, as well as rou...
May 15, 2024 Education
Ehrman Crest Elementary School will welcome a new principal next school year. The Seneca Valley School District board approved the hiring of Bridget Miller during a schoo...
May 15, 2024 Education
The fourth- and fifth-grade science students at St. Wendelin Catholic School in Butler have spent the past four weeks raising baby chickens as part of an embryology exper...
May 15, 2024 Education
KARNS CITY — The Karns City Area School Board closed Sugarcreek Elementary School and received an update on the $24 million expansion project at Chicora Elementary School...
May 15, 2024 Education
Preliminary budget includes 3.474 mill tax increase
Preliminary budget includes 3.474 mill tax increase
May 14, 2024 Education
Mars Area High School students were inducted into the school’s National Honor Society chapter during a ceremony earlier this month. Inductees are juniors Madalynn Balfour...
May 13, 2024 Education
Alivia Miller, a senior at Mars Area High School, participated in the Southwestern PA Career & Technical Education Signing Day last month at PNC Park. Miller was one of f...
May 13, 2024 Education
Paige Lauten, a Mars Area High School freshman, was recently nominated for a 2023-24 Western Pennsylvania Positive High School Athlete Award recognizing positive student ...
May 11, 2024 Education
Mars Area Elementary School fourth-graders who will be attending Mars Area Centennial School in the fall are welcome to participate in a Transition Days program on Monday...
May 11, 2024 Education
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