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Secretary of Education Pedro A. Rivera said his decision to close all schools for the additional period aligns with the governor’s stay-at-home directive announced.
Franklin County schools will remain closed into April as state officials battle a spreading Coronavirus threat. The numbers of new cases of COVID-19 are rising rapidly across the state.
Students from the Franklin County Career and Technology Center will visit CAMS South next week for the 3rd Annual Careers Road Show.
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.
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.
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.
The Muhibbah Club, Wilson’s international student organization, will host a dinner featuring dishes from around the world March 7.
Mastriano presented Fugate with the citation at the senator’s downtown Chambersburg office last week.
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.
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 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 has been designated a Title I Distinguished School for the 2019-2020 school 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.
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 made an early visit to Franklin County Friday to bring gifts to 295 students at Steven’s Elementary School.
Penn State Mont Alto embraced the season’s spirit Thursday by wrapping more than 350 presents for needy Franklin County families.
The Greater Chambersburg Chamber Foundation’s High School Business Challenge is back for 2020!
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
The Pennsylvania National Guard Associations (PNGAS) recently recognized Penn State Mont Alto as a “Guard Friendly ” school.
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 threw itself a birthday bash last weekend to celebrate homecoming and recognize its Sesquicentennial anniversary.
Mercersburg Academy is taking steps to move beyond the Advanced Placement (AP) designation.
Shippensburg University students, faculty and staff joined the larger community last Thursday at Shippensburg Station unity rally.