Waverly Elementary School students recognized through Comet Club

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Waverly Elementary recently recognized students, through its Comet Club Program, who demonstrated positive behavior and good citizenship during the month of April. Receipients included, from left, front row: Lily Tyler, Clementine Walker, Priya Shah and C (read more)

Keystone College students honored for research

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Keystone College students had the opportunity to present their best academic work during the 2018 Spring Undergraduate Research and Creativity Celebration held recently in the Theatre In Brooks. The forum featured more than 165 exhibits highlighting year- (read more)

Abington-area students participate in computing contest at The University of Scranton

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Nearly 50 students, representing eight area high schools competed in the annual computer programming contest hosted by The University of Scranton’s Computing Sciences Department. During the competition, 17 teams of two or three students each used their pr (read more)

Abington Heights High School honor roll for third quarter of 2017-18

The third-quarter Abington Heights Honor Roll has been announced. Grade nine: Corey Abel, Joseph Adams, Maria Adonizio, Olivia Albright, Jacob S. Anderson, John Arcangelo, Olivia Arcuri, Kylie M. Augis, Zachery L. Bator, Isabelle Bernard, Emma S. Blakiewi (read more)

Abington Heights High School student among math bee finalists

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Abington Heights High School student Mateen Kasim was among the finalists in The University of Scranton’s 2018 Math Integration Bee for high school students. Vishnu Dasari, from Central Columbia High School was the overall winner. The other finalists were (read more)

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Abington Heights High School students learn American Sign Language

Most people can hear a telephone or doorbell ring. They can hear people talking in the grocery store or the sound of a police or fire siren. But a hearing impaired person experiences the world differently. Ben Gibson, an Abington Heights junior, started a (read more)

Waverly Elementary School hosts former Harlem Globetrotter

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Students and faculty at Waverly Elementary School recently attended a character building assembly featuring former Harlem Globetrotter Corey Rich. In addition to watching a ball handling show, the students learned about the value of respect, education and (read more)

Abington Heights Middle School student among essay contest winners

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Abington Heights Middle School student Gavin Ross, of Clarks Summit won for the eighth-grade category in The University of Scranton Earth Day essay contest. The winners were announced at the recent Evening of Environmental Science event. Nearly 70 student (read more)

Waverly Elementary School Students of the month for April, 2018

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Waverly Elementary chose its students of the month for April: From left, first row: Ari Galanakis, Edward Manning, Bridget Gallagher, Gabriella Agosin, Rose Russini, Autumn Macejkovic and Ananya Phadke. Back row: Caroline White, Cooper Manning, Reece Knot (read more)

Clarks Summit resident honored for fifth time

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Daniel Mahoney, Ph.D. ’81, G’85, professor of accounting at The University of Scranton, was selected by the University’s Business Club as the Kania School of Management Professor of the Year, marking the fifth time he has received this honor. An award-win (read more)


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The Lackawanna County Commissioners presented ceremonial proclamations to the Abington Heights boys basketball team in recognition of its PIAA Class 5A state championship. This was the school’s first state title in basketball. Members of the squad and coa (read more)