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Faircrest students receive character awards
Mar 3, 2017 10:00 AM

Faircrest students receive character awards

Twenty-eight Faircrest Middle School students were honored at a character awards breakfast this semester. The students received a Wildcat of Character certificate and a t-shirt.

Feb 24, 2017 10:00 AM

Higher Education

STARK STATE Stark State College has announced the following students were named to its part time Dean's List for the fall semester East Canton-- Amanda Holland, Audriana Nichols, Debra Ott, Jake Porter, Asa J. Roberts, Myah C. Schaefer, Tiffany M.

R. G. Drage names February students of the month
Feb 24, 2017 10:00 AM

R. G. Drage names February students of the month

Annalyss Knight (Tuslaw) and Kaitlynn Steele (Sandy Valley) have been chosen as the February Students of the Month at R. G. Drage Career Technical Center. Kaitlynn excels academically as a junior in the Dental Assisting program.

Photos: COSI on Wheels rolls into Sandy Valley
Feb 24, 2017 10:00 AM

Photos: COSI on Wheels rolls into Sandy Valley

Here are more photos from the COSI on Wheels program's visit to Sandy Valley Elementary last Friday.

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Exploring Science
Feb 24, 2017 10:00 AM

Exploring Science

MAGNOLIA -- The countdown was on. "Ten nine eight seven," Sandy Valley Elementary's student body counted down inside of the school's gymnasium. Pop, pop, pop, pop ... It was the sound of the "explosionator" as it was set off.

By Walter Doerschuk The Press-news
Feb 24, 2017 10:00 AM

Merit Roll

East Canton Middle School announced the following students were named to the merit roll for the second nine weeks marking period.

Faircrest students collect pop, soup tabs
Feb 24, 2017 10:00 AM

Faircrest students collect pop, soup tabs

For the month of January, Faircrest "Emerging Leaders" sponsored a contest to see which homeroom could collect the most pop and soup tabs. The pop tabs collected by Faircrest Memorial Middle School will be donated to the Ronald McDonald House in Akron.

East Canton All Stars hold annual clothing drive
Feb 17, 2017 10:00 AM

East Canton All Stars hold annual clothing drive

East Canton Middle School students have been part of an effort which has provided more than 80,000 articles of clothing to one of their community churches.

By Walter Doerschuk The Press-news
Catholic Schools Week career day
Feb 17, 2017 10:00 AM

Catholic Schools Week career day

Students at St. James School welcomed local business representatives on career day during Catholic Schools Week. Each child at the school serves as an ambassador to a local businesses. They correspond with the owner and operator of the business.

Local spelling bee winners announced
Feb 17, 2017 10:00 AM

Local spelling bee winners announced

East Canton Middle School and St. James School in Waynesburg recently announced their spelling bee champions. Eighth grader Payton Phillips claimed the spelling bee crown at East Canton with the winning word, plumage. Sixth grader Stormie Carosielli was the winner at St.

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St. James holds refugee awareness prayer service
Feb 17, 2017 10:00 AM

St. James holds refugee awareness prayer service

St. James School students in Waynesburg held a refugee awareness prayer service on Jan. 31 during Catholic Schools Week. Students traveled to six different stations in the church making their pilgrimage and learning about struggles that refugees face.

Feb 17, 2017 10:00 AM

Honor Roll

East Canton Middle School announced the following students were named to the honor roll for the second nine weeks marking period.

Feb 10, 2017 10:00 AM

Merit Roll

Faircrest Middle School announced the following students were named to the merit roll for the second nine weeks marking period.

Sandy Valley Elementary January Students of the Month
Feb 10, 2017 10:00 AM

Sandy Valley Elementary January Students of the Month

Sandy Valley Elementary students of the month for January in grades 1-3 are front row, Nicholas Terry, Charlotte Downes, Caden Kennedy, Jennna Blumenauer and Gracyn Winters; second row, Alivia Clark, Zoe Ricker, Gavyn Norman, Elizabeth Croston, and Addison Wiley and back row, Braxton Bentley, Anna Miller, Chloe Schoeppner, Emma Rohrer, Ashlyn

Simon says respect others
Feb 10, 2017 10:00 AM

Simon says respect others

WAYNESBURG-- The energy at St. James Church was elec-trifying. Students at St. James School walked into the adjacent building for the start of an assembly last Thursday morning to rhythmic sounds.

By Walter Doerschuk The Press-news
Feb 10, 2017 10:00 AM

Honor Roll

East Canton High School announced the following students were named to the A honor roll for the second nine weeks marking period.

Spelling bee c-h-a-m-p-i-o-n
Feb 10, 2017 10:00 AM

Spelling bee c-h-a-m-p-i-o-n

Eighth grader Bobby Freshour was the winner of the Faircrest Middle School Spelling Bee. Freshour out-spelled 30 other participants in grades 5-8 to win the championship on Jan. 19. He will represent Faircrest at the Canton Repository Bee on March 4.

Feb 10, 2017 10:00 AM

Higher Education

MOUNT UNION The following students have been named to the Dean's List for the fall 2016 semester at the University of Mount Union.

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Feb 3, 2017 10:00 AM

Sandy Valley BOE gets bullying report

MAGNOLIA-- Sandy Valley Local Schools superintendent David Fischer during the district's Jan. 23 board of education meeting delivered a semi-annual bullying report.

By Walter Doerschuk The Press-news
Feb 3, 2017 10:00 AM

Honor Roll

Faircrest Middle School announced its honor roll for the second nine weeks marking period.