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Friday, March 27, 2020

FCCTC Students to Host 3rd Annual Road Show at CAMS South

Students from the Franklin County Career and Technology Center will visit CAMS South next week for the 3rd Annual Careers Road Show.

SU Business Class Raising Money To Name a Seeing Eye Dog...

Students in the Strategy Implementation class in the John L. Grove College of Business at Shippensburg University want to show their Raider pride this year.

Local Student Representing Waynesboro as a National Youth Correspondent

Kathryn Chiarizia, a student at Waynesboro Area Senior High School, has been selected to represent Waynesboro, PA as a National Youth Correspondent to the 2020 Washington Journalism and Media Conference at George Mason University.

CASHS NJROTC Cadets to Represent Pennsylvania at the Navy National Championships

February 15th, 2020, will be remembered as a landmark date for the Cadets of Chambersburg Area Senior High School’s (CASHS) Navy Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (NJROTC) Program.

Local Schools Get Safety Grants From State

State legislators representing various parts of. Franklin County announced Wednesday that school safety grants will go to six local school districts, plus Franklin County Career and Technology Center.

Wilson International Student Club Hosts Dinner, Performance

The Muhibbah Club, Wilson's international student organization, will host a dinner featuring dishes from around the world March 7.

Wilson Student Newspapers Now Searchable Online

Nearly 1,700 issues of the Wilson College student newspaper are now online and searchable. A grant has allowed the college to digitize the papers and make them available to researchers on and off campus.

Wilson College Receives Citation Marking 150th Anniversary

Mastriano presented Fugate with the citation at the senator’s downtown Chambersburg office last week.

Stevens Elementary Staff, Students Praised for ‘Distinguished School’ Status

It takes a village... so the saying goes. Tom Knepper, Stevens Elementary School principal, credits the entire Stevens community with the success of its Title I program.

Chambersburg Cadets Visit Congressman John Joyce in Washington

Seven graduating Cadets from the Chambersburg Area School District Navy Junior ROTC Program spent a day on Capitol Hill recently, touring the Nation’s Capital and learning more about the Federal Government.

Cathy Dusman Speaks Out About Exit From CASD

Cathy Dusman was “extremely surprised” to hear her contract with Chambersburg Area School District was not going to be renewed when first told about it a few days before it appeared on a school board agenda last month.

Thaddeus Stevens Elementary School Designated a Title I Distinguished School

Thaddeus Stevens Elementary School has been designated a Title I Distinguished School for the 2019-2020 school year.

AG Shapiro: ‘Safe2Say Something’ Reaches 40,382 Tips in First Year

On the one year anniversary of the Safe2Say program, Attorney General Josh Shapiro said “Safe2Say Something PA” has reached over 40,000 tips from across the Commonwealth.

Foundation Seeks Leadership Franklin County Youth Class Applications

Current ninth-grade students seeking to develop leadership skills and learn about their community can apply for Leadership Franklin County's Youth class of 2020-2021.

Santa Visits Stevens, Bringing Local Kids an Early Christmas

Santa made an early visit to Franklin County Friday to bring gifts to 295 students at Steven's Elementary School.

Penn State Mont Alto Helps Make Holidays Bright For Families

Penn State Mont Alto embraced the season’s spirit Thursday by wrapping more than 350 presents for needy Franklin County families.

CASHS Senior Wins December Kindness Challenge

At the December 17th regular board meeting, CASD Superintendent Dr. Dion Betts recognized Haley Rohm, CASHS Senior, as the winner of the CASD December Kindness Challenge.

Santa To Pay Special Visit To Stevens School

A special treat is in store for students at Stevens Elementary School Friday, just in time for the Christmas holiday.

Chamber Foundation’s High School Business Challenge

The Greater Chambersburg Chamber Foundation's High School Business Challenge is back for 2020!

Employability Partnership Announced to Bring Leadership Academy to Town

A Leadership Academy for Logistics is coming to Franklin County. The academy is a partnership between the Community Education Coalition/Employability, the Partnership for Career Development/SCPaWorks (PCD) and Penn State Mont Alto.

Penn State Mont Alto to Offer American Mathematics Competitions

Attention, young mathematicians. Penn State Mont Alto is hosting the American Mathematics Competitions in February. You are invited. You could go far, perhaps all the way to national completion.

Giving Tuesday, and Making a Difference

Mark your calendars and plan to support Penn State Mont Alto’s Alternative Spring Break (ASB) trips during this year’s #GivingTuesday challenge. Through their ASB experiences, students learn that every individual matters and each person can make an impact in the lives of others

CAMS North Celebrates 100% Academic Growth Rating

Chambersburg Area Middle School (CAMS) North is celebrating this week. The school achieved a 100% growth rating from the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PA Value-Added Assessment System or PVAAS) in English Language Arts (ELA), Math, and Science.

Wilson, Penn State Students To Pitch Business Ideas, ‘Shark Tank’ Style

College students from Wilson and Penn State Mont Alto will pitch their ideas for business startups next month in a low-stakes version of a popular television show.

Pennsylvania National Guard Association names Mont Alto Campus ‘Guard Friendly’

The Pennsylvania National Guard Associations (PNGAS) recently recognized Penn State Mont Alto as a “Guard Friendly ” school.

Shippensburg University Honors Its Veterans

The Shippensburg University community joined together on Veterans Day to honor the service and sacrifices of America’s military.

SU first in State System to offer Peace Corps Coverdell Fellows...

Shippensburg University signed a new agreement this week to include its Master of Social Work in the Peace Corps Paul D. Coverdell Fellow Program.

Wilson College Gets A New President

Wilson College announced on Monday that Dr. Wesley R. Fugate will become the 20th president in the 150-year history of the college early next year.

Penn State Mont Alto: Making College Affordable

Eligible students living in neighboring states can now save up to $26,000 at Penn State Mont Alto.

Wilson Celebrates Sesquicentennial with Weekend of Festivities

Wilson College threw itself a birthday bash last weekend to celebrate homecoming and recognize its Sesquicentennial anniversary.

Mercersburg Academy to Move Beyond Advanced Placement

Mercersburg Academy is taking steps to move beyond the Advanced Placement (AP) designation.

Unity Rally Brings SU Students, Borough, Township Residents Together

Shippensburg University students, faculty and staff joined the larger community last Thursday at Shippensburg Station unity rally.

$2 million Gift To Improve SU Athletic Facilities

Shippensburg University President Laurie A. Carter announced a gift of $2 million for the construction of a new SU football locker room. It will be built at the rear of Seth Grove Stadium.

Penn State Mont Alto Announces New 2019-20 Advisory Board Members

Abel Castro, Douglas C. Harmon, James Junkin, and Timothy L. Mussmon are new members of the Penn State Mont Alto Advisory Board for the 2019-20 academic year.

Wilson College Commits To Youth Leadership Program

Wilson College has committed $8,000 to the Greater Chambersburg Chamber Foundation to fund the 2019-2020 Leadership Franklin County (LFC) Youth Program.

Senator Recognizes Community ‘Kindness’ Custodian

Outside, it was cold and wet, but inside this small community’s elementary school the atmosphere was warm and cheery. And filled with kindness.

Lurgan Teacher To Attend Technology Innovators Summit

Snoke is a creative, innovative teacher who embraces best practices and technology integration in her classroom.

CASHS NJROTC Gets Navy Funding, New Standing

The NJROTC program at Chambersburg Area Senior High School is changing this year, but most people won’t notice the difference.

Former NASA Administrator to Honor 50th Anniversary of Apollo Moon Mission

Lesher will share his experience as NASA’s assistant administrator for technology utilization from 1964 to 1969.

PSUMA to Host DementiaLive Simulation

From 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m Oct. 7, Penn State Mont Alto will host a DementiaLive simulation, facilitated by AGE-u-cate and Penn Cares in the Multipurpose Activities Center (MAC) on the University’s campus.

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