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Our Middle School students present "Into The Woods" on Thursday, March 20; Friday, March 21; and Saturday, March 22, at 7 p.m. in the Middle School auditorium. Tickets: $5 for adults; $3 for students.
Congratulations to our students, faculty, staff, administrators and parents for their collective efforts in helping our High School earn a building level academic score of 95.3 (out of 100) according to the Pennsylvania School Performance Profile (SPP). The building level academic score of 95.3 ranks our High School as one of the top 30 high schools in Pennsylvania. Congratulations to our students on their academic performance, and thank you to our teachers and parents for supporting and educating our students.
Our Special Education Department will present an informational session on Monday, March 17, from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. in the Administration Building on the topic: “Bookshare,” which is the world’s largest online accessible library of copyrighted content for student/people with disabilities. Through its technology initiatives and partnerships, Bookshare seeks to raise the floor on accessibility issues so that students with print disabilities have the same ease of access to print materials as people without disabilities. The informational session will be held in the Abington Heights Administration Building, Second Floor, 200 East Grove Street, Clarks Summit. All community members are invited to attend. Questions, comments or individuals requiring special accommodations, may contact Dr. Fran A. Rassouli, Abington Heights Director of Special Education at 570-585-8278. There will be a sign language interpreter present.
The following High School meeting is open to parents, students, faculty, staff and community members:
- Stakeholders Committee Meeting – Tuesday, March 18, at 6:00 p.m. in the High School library
Sunday, May 11, at 7 p.m.: WVIA TV will broadcast the scholastic bowl in which Abington Heights students have competed.
Our nine teams of students excelled among the 94 Pennsyvlania teams at the NEPA Odyssey of the Mind Regional competition. The first and second place teams will advance to State Finals competition, on Saturday, April 12, in Berwick. The results for our teams are as follows:
The Not-So-Haunted House - Div III - High School
Team: Mark DeSeta, Joe Fulton, Matt Galaydick, Jared Levinson,
John McGarry, Evan Phillips, Stephen Sokalsky
Coaches: Sue Fulton, Bill Fulton
It’s How We Rule - Div I - Middle School Team A
Team: Jules Colombo, Ashley Hamilton, Emily McCabe, Joseph Rama,
Roy Slavin, Lily Whetsell, Kaelee Whipple
Coaches: Susan Potenzano, Gina McCabe
It’s How We Rule - Div III - High School
Team: Elizabeth Bamford, Nicholas Beckish, Rachel Gilmore, Alex Gockley,
Joe Sileo, Sarah Uhranowsky
Coaches: Teresa and Steve Beckish
Driver’s Test - Div II - Middle School Team A
Team: Savannah Blaum, Sydney Crum, Isabelle Dikeman, Sarah Hankee,
Hayley Jewett, Grace Murphy, Ariana Wisenburn
Coach: Tara Crum
The Not-So-Haunted House - Div II - Middle School Team B
Team: Jake Graham, Catriona McKeon, Rahique Mirza, AnnKelly Ndangam,
Lily Seymour, Alexandra Wardach, Victoria Wardach
Coaches: Tim McKeon, Wasique Mirza
Kate Wardach and Kanak Chattopadhyay qualified through competitive audition to attend this year’s All-State Festival to be held at the Hershey Convention Center at the end of March.
Our High School Mock Trial Team won the District Championship. Alex Fried and Amelia Walker-Serrano won awards for best attorney and best witness, respectively.
Congratulations to senior Tessa Barrett, who earned the title of Best High School Female Distance Runner in the National Championship held in San Diego, California.
The following students participated in the 2014 District 9 Band Festival, which was held at Montrose High School:
Flute: Olivia Rainey
Clarinet: Morgan Muller, Carl Stewart, Katie Fischer
Bass Clarinet: Martha Philips
Alto Saxophone: Paula Galvao
Baritone Saxophone: Raymond Pennachio
Trumpet: Kanak Chattopadhyay
Trombone: Joe Sileo
Baritone: Nicole Olver
Snare Drum/ Battery: Bill Roditski
Transportation Notice: Buses may be delayed due to roadwork on Routes 6 and 11.
Waverly Elementary School has been selected as a Title I Distinguished School for the 2013-14 school year by the Pennsylvania Department of Education’s (PDE) – Division of Federal Programs as announced by Carolyn C. Dumaresq, Ed.D., Acting Secretary of Education
Eric Onofrey, Ryan McDonald and Kanak Chattopadhyay have been named National Merit Commended Students and have received letters of commendation in recognition of their outstanding academic promise. They are named on the basis of a nationally applied selection index score.
In addition to being named a Commended Student, Aidan Hodge has been named a National Merit Semi-Finalist, one of the highest scoring entrants in the state. Semifinalists are designated on a state representational basis.
Forensic Team members competed in the Yale University Invitational Speech and Debate Tournament. Richard Ling earned quarter finalist honors in JV Lincoln Douglas Debate.
Roadwork has closed the back entrance to Clarks Summit Elementary School. Parents should park in upper lot and walk down to meet students in the afternoon.
K-12 Student & Athletic Accident Insurance
Student Accident Insurance
Softball Apparel Fundraiser
Suicide Prevention Information