Articles in the Education Category
SHIPPENSBURG– Shippensburg Public Library will be participating in summer reading this June. This year’s theme, “Dig Into Reading,” is all about the wonders under our feet - root vegetables, buried treasure, dinosaur bones, evidence of ancient civilizations and, of course, the critters.
Studies have shown that when children read read only 16.9 minutes a day, they are exposed to 1,168,000 words a year and test in the 70th percentile. With an average 33.4 minutes a day, they devour 2,357,000 words a year. Together with the family, libraries can build a stronger future for our …
SHIPPENSBURG — Students of the month for March at Shippensburg Area Middle School were chosen based on the pillar of respect.
They are Jackie Davidson, Tanis Good, Klarissa Cohick, Morgan Benedik, Ethan Rockwell, Denny Santana, Emily Taubel, Samantha Group, Cameron Caffee, Eric Hockenberry, Austin Steinour, Madelyn Halstead, Kimberly Braet, Dylan Free, Michael Sechrist, Colin Small, Alexis Cook, Hailey Price and Caleb Carr.
SHIPPENSBURG – At 6:30 p.m. June 4, Shippensburg Area School District students, parents, and community members will come together to rally in support of public schools.
The “Support our Schools” rally will take place at The Thought Lot on the corner of Orange and Earl Streets in Shippensburg, rain or shine.
Jake Baynum, a junior at the Shippensburg Area High School said in a statement, “I have seen firsthand the impact state funding cuts have on students in Shippensburg. My friends and I are helping organize this rally because the students who …
By AMBER SOUTH
SHIPPENSBURG — Four youth pastors are pulling together to increase attendance at the baccalaureate service for Shippensburg Area Senior High School by making it a more memorable experience.
Declining attendance to the Christian graduation celebration in recent years prompted Shippensburg pastors Chris Clugh, Mount Rock Church; Dan Henley, Prince Street Church; Brad Mowery, Shippensburg First Church of God; and Derek Parson, Shippensburg Church of the Nazarene, to discuss what they could do to motivate the majority of the 262 members of the Class of 2013 to …
By BRIAN HALL @bkhallpo
SHIPPENSBURG — Shippensburg Area school board voted 7-1 Monday night to furlough three positions as a result of a budget shortfall.
Superintendent Kris Carroll announced the changes during her superintendent’s report. After a closed-door session, the board approved a personnel move that eliminated a family and consumer science position and a wood shop position at Shippensburg Area Middle School. In addition, the furloughs included the elimination of a K-12 intervention counselor in the counseling department. The district faces a $500,000 budget deficit in 2013-14.
The changes to the two …
SHIPPENSBURG — A senior at Shippensburg Area Senior High School has received a Pennsylvania House of Representatives Scholarship.
Heather Hockenberry, daughter of Jeff and Chris Hockenberry, was one of two high school seniors in Pennsylvania to get the highly competitive scholarship, according to a press release from the office of state Rep. Rob Kauffman, R-Chambersburg.
“Heather is already an accomplished young woman, and I have no doubt her future will be filled with success,” Kauffman stated in the release. “I’d like to personally congratulate Heather for being selected for this year’s …
HARRISBURG –- Rep. Rob Kauffman (R-Cumberland/Franklin) last week congratulated Heather Hockenberry, a senior from Shippensburg Area Senior High School, for being selected as a recipient of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives Scholarship.
“Heather is already an accomplished young woman, and I have no doubt her future will be filled with success. I’d like to personally congratulate Heather for being selected for this year’s scholarship and wish her well in her future academic endeavors,” Kauffman said. “This scholarship is highly competitive, with high school seniors from around the Commonwealth submitting applications, and …