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Jacie Jacobs, 11, has always liked to write fanciful stories, even as a very young child. Now, all that experience has paid off. Jacie, a sixth-grader at Knoch Middle Sch...
November 26, 2022 Education
Third-grade students at Ehrman Crest Elementary/Middle School in Cranberry Township put their classroom work to the test on Tuesday. The students read Balloons over Broad...
November 23, 2022 Education
The 24th annual Seneca Valley Senior Holiday Event will be held at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 20, at the intermediate high school, 126 Seneca School Road, Harmony. Senior c...
November 22, 2022 Education
KARNS CITY — How students get to graduation was discussed at the Karns City Area School Board meeting Monday. Also under discussion was the addition being built at Chico...
November 15, 2022 Education
Collaboration with the Pittsburgh Children’s Museum and the careful consideration of the educational potential in every space at the new $63 million Ehrman Crest Elementa...
November 11, 2022 Education
JEFFERSON TWP — Tom Foor described to the freshmen and sophomores assembled Thursday in the Knoch High School auditorium an instance during his Army service when a rare t...
November 11, 2022 Education
Time Magazine has listed Ehrman Crest Elementary/Middle School as one of the best inventions of 2022. The $63 million, kindergarten-through-sixth-grade school, which open...
November 10, 2022 Local News
Utility bills will decrease in the Knoch School District. The school board approved a new three-year contract on Wednesday after a presentation at last week’s school boar...
November 10, 2022 Education
Rhithm mental health app removed from agenda
Rhithm mental health app removed from agenda
November 10, 2022 Education
ADAMS TWP — Each Tuesday afternoon this year since August, a group of students has met in an Adams Township basement workshop to tell the story of an adventure traveling ...
November 08, 2022 Education
September’s cybersecurity breach also addressed
September’s cybersecurity breach also addressed
November 02, 2022 Education
Knoch High School student Marina Smith is the first student in the school district’s history to be accepted into the All-National Ensembles for concert band. Marina, who ...
October 29, 2022 News
Second-grade students from Knoch Primary School visited Freedom Farms and the Saxonburg Museum on Tuesday during a field trip. Museum curator Fred Caesar shared with the ...
October 29, 2022 News
Cybersecurity analysts said Tuesday that data believed to be from Mars Area School District was published online by the ransomware group Vice Society. The group claims th...
October 12, 2022 Education
ADAMS TWP — Parents from the girls and boys youth basketball organization, as well as the musical theater program spoke at a Mars Area school board meeting Tuesday evenin...
October 12, 2022 Education
Cybersecurity analysts said Tuesday morning that data believed to be from Mars Area School District was published online by the ransomware group Vice Society. The group c...
October 11, 2022 Education
Private school busing discussed at meeting
Private school busing discussed at meeting
October 05, 2022 Education
An immediate end to the cybersecurity situation at Mars Area School District is not in sight, according to district spokesperson Josh Schwoebel. On Tuesday, district supe...
September 29, 2022 News
A “cybersecurity incident” required Mars Area School District to shut down parts of its internet network Tuesday afternoon, according to a letter sent to families by the ...
September 27, 2022 Education
A Hometown High Q competition featuring a team of students from North Catholic High School is airing Saturday. Senior Andre Giannotta, junior Grace Krotine and senior Chr...
September 23, 2022 Education
September 23, 2022 Community
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Everywhere, it seems, back-to-school has been shadowed by worries of a teacher shortage. The U.S. education secretary has called for investment to keep...
September 21, 2022 National News
JEFFERSON TWP — A Knoch High School student took her concerns to the school board regarding a proposed district policy that she said could marginalize LGBTQ students. The...
September 17, 2022 Education
ADAMS TWP — At a Mars Area board meeting Tuesday night, district board members approved an agreement with the Mars Area Education Support Professional Association to prov...
September 16, 2022 Education
ADAMS TWP – Water and drainage problems rose to the top of priorities at a Mars Area School District meeting Tuesday. Parents and board members discussed what next steps...
September 14, 2022 Education
CRANBERRY TWP — A group of educators gathered in Graham Park on Monday afternoon to claim that a vote for state Sen. Doug Mastriano for governor is a vote against public ...
September 13, 2022 Education
Chicora school expansion project update given
Chicora school expansion project update given
September 13, 2022 Education
In the upcoming year, Butler Area School District’s buildings will see upgrades to entrances and exits. Classroom door locks will be replaced, and some schools will recei...
September 13, 2022 Education
SAN JOSE, Calif. — The hackers struck over Labor Day weekend, penetrating the computer network of the second-largest U.S. public school system. And though Los Angeles Uni...
September 12, 2022 National News
With the closing of Butler Middle School, Butler Area School District has one less destination to transport students to and from this school year. Routes are shorter. It’...
September 10, 2022 Local News
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