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The Drama Club will present Beauty and the Beast on Friday, March 6, & Saturday, March 7, at 7 p.m. in the High School auditorium. Tickets will be sold at the door at the beginning of each performance.Tickets are priced at $8 for adults; $5 for students. 

The Middle School has been recognized for re-designation this year as a School to Watch. The Middle School was initially recognized six years ago. Schools to Watch is a national recognition program that identifies middle-grades schools across the country that are meeting or exceeding 37 criteria developed by the National Forum to Accelerate Middle-Grade Reform.

Students Against Destructive Decisions are collecting used eyeglasses, which will be donated to the Lackawanna Blind Association.   Collection will take place at the High School until, Friday, March 27.

The following students have qualified and participated in the 2015 Region IV Band Festival:

Flute:  Livia Rainey
Baritone:  Nicole Olver
Trombone:  Joe Sileo

The Abington Heights Special Education Department will host a Parent Informational Session on Tuesday, April 14, 2015, from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. in the Abington Heights Administration Building, Second Floor, 200 East Grove Street, Clarks Summit.  All community members are invited to attend.  Questions, comments, and or topics for future discussion suggestions are welcome at any time by contacting the Special Education Department at 570-585-8278.  Remaining dates for the these sessions are:  April 14; May 12, 2015, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Administration Building.

Senior students Nick Beckish and Sam Morano achieved Abington Heights High School's high score on the American Mathematics Contest for11th and 12th grade level category. Sophomore student Kevin Hu was the high scorer on the 9th and 10th grade category exam. Twenty-eight students from Abington Heights High School participated in the contest.

Eleventh graders Amanda Kohut and Rachel Muir were featured in the January, 2015, edition of School Arts, a national art education magazine
, for their collaborative clay hexagon work.

Senior student Kate Glidewell has qualified to attend National Association for Music Education's All- Eastern Chorus.  The festival will be held in Providence, Rhode Island, from April 9-12, 2015.  Kate's qualification last year through competitive audition to attend PMEA District, Regional and All-State Choir, as well as a written recommendation, served as a basis for her selection.

Tenth grader Jack Abdalla has been selected as the HOBY (Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership) Ambassador for this school year.  Tenth grader Olivia Baker was chosen as the HOBY Ambassador alternate.

The following High School students qualified through competitive audition to attend PMEA District 9 Chorus, which will be held at Tunkhannock Area High School from January 21-23, 2015: Kate Glidewell (2nd place); Celeste Belknap; Hannah Braid; Alyssa Lazar; Aly Garbin; Victoria Munley; Rachel Martin; Robert Swift (2nd place); Max Earl (5th place); Ben Kontz; Jeremy Wombacker; Austin Catania; and Chris Clark.

The following students have auditioned and qualified for participation in the 2015 PMEA District Orchestra Festival to be held February 4-6 at Lackawanna Trail High School:

Violin:  Richard Ling, Sydney Gualtieri, Kevin Hu, Jon Galaydick, Sam Myers, Michaelina Holmes, Yelena Cochrane, Breeanna Champlin, Kelly Kwolek, Jessica Rickwood, Celeste Belknap, Chris Suh, Megan Kane, Alex Bi, Vihisha Bache & Havisha Bache

Viola:  Jessa Sablan, Terry Hurst, Rachel Martin, Jon Kizer, Owen Holland, Bradley Sopinski & Ross Cohen

Cello: Nick Beckish, Teddy Lambert, Richard Ling, Leo Tully, Shane Cummings, Cassie Schlosser, Zack Smith, Alison Kane & Jerome Nidoh

String Bass: James Barrett, Brad Eckersley, Bailey Harris & Nick Beckish

Percussion: Matt Parry

Trombone: Joe Sileo

The following students have auditioned and qualified for participation in the 2015 District 9 Band Festival to be held at Marywood University February 8 -10:

Flute: Livia Rainey, Karen Whitaker

Clarinet: Mariana Winters

Bass Clarinet: Dani Zeplin

French Horn: Aliza Selznick

Baritone: Nicole Olver

Trombone: Joe Sileo

Mallets: Matt Parry

String Bass: Nick Beckish

Nick Beckish and Celeste Belknap have both been accepted into the Philharmonic Mentoring Program through a very competitive audition process. This program will enable them to receive monthly private lessons with NEPA Philharmonic musicians. They will participate in sectionals with Maestro Larry Loh, the assistant conductor and attend masterclasses with guest soloists. Nick and Celeste will also perform in several side-by-side performances with the NEPA Philharmonic this upcoming year.

Nick Beckish and Liv Osborne have been chosen as WVIA-TV Artists of the Week for music and visual art, respectively.   Access the Artist of the Week taping on the WVIA website by selecting this link.

Senior student Joseph Sileo earned a top composite score of 36 on a recent ACT test. Less than one-tenth of 1 percent of students who take the ACT earn the top score. Among test takers nationally in the high school graduating class of 2014, only 1,407 of nearly 1.85 million students earned a composite score of 36.

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