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Laker lift-a-thon is part of annual event for PV Springfest football fundraiser
What do Lakers do for fun before spring break? On April 17, many Laker students participated in Springfest. Springfest is an annual event put on by the boys football team as a fundraiser. Prior to the event is the Lift-A-Thon, which the entire football team participates in. Each player does the maximum weight they are able on the bench press. Before the event each football player collects donations from various sponsors throughout the community. The winner each year receives the honor of getting their name put on the giant Lift-a-thon trophy for an entire year.
St. John School celebrates Holy Week with portrayal of Stations of the Cross
One of the many traditions of Saint John’s School is practicing Stations of the Cross every year. This year with the help of Religion teacher Marilou McClimans and a group of students, the school put a new twist on the tradition that had them performing it not only at Saint John, but at local churches.
Edgewood prepares for new academy-style classes
As April rolls around, Edgewood is putting on more fantastic events.
GHS stuents share talents, tackle tough issues
Geneva’s got talent! Need proof of that? The ninth annual Geneva High School Talent Show will be held at 7 p.m. April 22 in the high school auditorium. Anonymous judges in the audience will choose first, second, and third places from the solo and group acts, and the audience will get to choose their favorite. All winners will receive a prize.
Project Princess makes prom a possibility
As prom season approaches, many teenage girls are in the pursuit of finding the perfect dress. However, sometimes the “perfect dress” can have an overwhelming price tag.
Conneaut celebrates the magic of Disney
Before Conneaut students’ spring break, the high school choir and band members opened up the wonderful world of Disney to their audience.
JAHS band earns superior score at district contest
After months of hard work, preparation and practice, the Jefferson Area High School Symphonic Band achieved their goal – the honor of receiving a Superior score of “I” at district contest which was held March 14 at Howland High School. Not only did the band receive a composite score of I, but they received a I from each of the four judges at contest. The phenomenal feat of receiving straight ones at contest has not occurred in at least three decades according to the available files at JHS, which date back to 1984.
Ski trip makes the most of hard winter
This winter has been hard. It's been hard on the roads and residents who have had to stay indoors.
Tournaments boost school-spirit
The competitive nature of the Lakeside High School community is alive and well this spring, with the excitement of the annual class tournaments. The two-day event which took place March 27 and 28, pits grade levels against one another in a healthy battle for pride and bragging rights. These activities have been a tradition at the school since its inception in 2007, and even find their roots at Harbor High School long before. Planned and orchestrated by the Student Council, the tournaments are a definite way to boost morale throughout the school community.
PVHS making a difference
Many obstacles appear every day in life, and Pymatuning Valley students are volunteering much time in order to help ease the burdens of others. Throughout the month of March and continuing Pymatuning Valley students are playing an active role in fund raising for local families. This has already taken place through a benefit dinner, Blackout Dance and Middle School Spirit Week. PV students are gearing up for the PV Laker Mini Relay For Life and the annual Ride 4 thEm event.
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