Three fifth-grade students won first-place awards in three separate categories of the Reid Elementary School Science Fair.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 March 2015 16:28
Middletown Area High School musicians were chosen to perform with several Honors, district and regional bands and choruses this year.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 March 2015 16:18
Written by Eric Wise
Gail Romanofsky wanted to put functional instruments in the hands of her general music students at Steelton-Highspire Elementary School to allow them to learn some basics of playing guitars or keyboards. Her school had a limited supply of guitars and keyboards that had been used for many years and were in poor condition.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 March 2015 15:46
Madison Rios and Nathan Ocker were named Students of the Month for March at Middletown Area High School.
Rios, daughter of Frankie and Kristen Rios, was captain of the field hockey team and a member of the Homecoming court. She is a member of the National Honor Society, TV production, the yearbook and Family, Career and Community Leaders of America, and is chair of entertainment for the Mini-THON. She has made the Distinguished Honor Roll during her high school career.
She works as a barista at Starbucks.
She plans to attend Penn State and major in film and cinematography.
“I am very honored to be selected by my teachers as Student of the Month,’’ she said. “It is a huge achievement for me. I am glad that hard work does pay off.’’
Ocker, son of Keith and Jodi Ocker, is the captain of the baseball team and served as captain of the football team. He is a member of Student Council, Link Crew and the yearbook, and has made the Honor Roll. In sports, he has won the Mel Fager Sr. Award and was chosen to play in the Big 26 Baseball Classic in 2014 and was named to the Patriot-News Big 11 all-star first team in 2014.
He works for Smith Tree Farm.
He plans to attend the College of Charleston, Charleston, S.C. and study exercise science and business.
“I would like to thank my parents and faculty for their support in and out of the classroom,’’ he said. “Being selected for Student of the Month is an honor.’’
Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 March 2015 11:38
Is it possible that learning math – and practicing it – can be fun? Teachers at Seven Sorrows BVM School recently showed students and their parents how much fun it can be with games and puzzles – and s’mores, that gooey, melty marshmallow, chocolate and graham cracker treat.
It was all part of the school’s “S’mores Winter Wonderland Math Night,’’ an evening of math and mirth capped by a s’mores treat.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 March 2015 16:28