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The Safe2Say Something Anonymous Reporting System teaches youth and adults how to recognize warning signs and signals- especially within social media- of individuals who may be a threat to themselves or others and say something BEFORE it is too late.  Click the article title for more information. [...click for more]

Posted Monday, January 14, 2019
Check out the January Edition of the Title I Connections Newsletter. This monthly letter includes tips for student success, important dates, Title I news, and helpful websites.   [...click for more]

Posted Wednesday, January 2, 2019
The Solomon Plains Junior High Key Club continued its tradition of wrapping presents for Valley Santa for the 10th year in November and December. The key club continues this tradition for the holiday season as a way to give back to the community, according to Mindy Heffron, key club adviser. Approximately 30 students helped wrap this year, along with a few additional teachers from Solomon Plains Junior High School. Read the full article from The Citizens' Voice [...click for more]

Posted Thursday, December 20, 2018
The size was right and the pink color, perfect.

Emily Scibek wore her new winter coat indoors Friday after she and some of her fourth-grade classmates received the coats from city firefighters, police and ambulance unions through Operation Warm. Read the full article from The Times Leader.
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Posted Monday, December 10, 2018
Schools within the Wilkes-Barre Area School District received an unusual gift on Monday, December 3, 2018. The United Way of Wyoming Valley delivered washers and dryers to all five elementary schools in the Wilkes-Barre Area School District.

The "Loads of Love" program got underway at the Height's Murray Elementary School Monday. A sixth grader demonstrated how to use the machines. Check out the full story from PAHomePagePAHomePage
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Posted Tuesday, December 4, 2018
The aptly-named Sawyer recalled a certain famous Mississippi River rafter with a friend called Huck, as he stood on a wide, shallow platform while propelling forward with a long paddle. Except Sawyer was his first name, the water was in a pool, and the raft-like boat was made of cardboard.

“I was pretty confident it would hold up,” Sawyer Koretz said after effortlessly crossing the pool without incident, proving both his own sense of balance and the math expertise of his fellow teammates who designed the boat out of the improbable material. To read more about the cardboard regatta project, visit the Times Leader. 
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Posted Monday, December 3, 2018
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