Community

Students take top honors at regional reading competition

By JACLYN GRENNINGER And LILY KENNEDY The Central Mountain Middle School reading competition teams traveled to Bellwood-Antis School District to compete this school year. Every year, students read books from a chosen list and then answer questions about them. When students complete a ...

Pride Stride

By BRE BRATTON On Friday, November 17, 2017, all Central Mountain Middle School students went out to the track with their Social Studies classes to WALK! Students walked to raise money for Schoolwide Positive Behavior Support, or SWPBS, monthly rewards. The money raised helped our SWPBS ...

Holiday spirit!

By KELLY DIETRICH And ALLYSEN PETERS Students were awakened from their daydreams in math class when they heard the news. Everyone was talking about it. Everyone was preparing for it. Everyone was excited for holiday spirit week. On the week of December 11, Central Mountain ...

Activity Spotlight: Hair & Nails

By LILY KENNEDY And JACLYN GRENNINGER This year, many new clubs have been added to Central Mountain Middle School. One of these clubs is Hair and Nails, run by Ms. Confair. Ms. Angela Confair is one of the 7th grade teachers at CMMS. The 28 students who participate in this club ...

Interact and enrich!

By JULIANA SOLIS-GEYER And ONALISA HEVERLY Students of enrichment teacher, Mrs. Julie Proctor, were given an opportunity: Interview a person 50 years or older who was not a parent. They were given the options of recording the interview by video, audio, or a written piece. Then, their ...

The CMMS reward

By CAMILLE WISEMAN And FATIMA KABA The December reward at Central Mountain Middle School had some rowdy kids on December 20, 2017. The Schoolwide Positive Behavior Support teacher committee,worked hard alongside the SWPBS student committee to provide students with a festive day. The ...

OnHands assessments

By EMMA PAGE Instead of taking the pen and paper 4-Sight Assessment, Central Mountain Middle School students are transitioning into an online computer test called OnHands Testing. OnHands Testing is a benchmark assessment that guides teacher’s instruction, and serves as a practice for the ...

Community food drive!

By TAYLOR SHAFFER The SWPBS squad - Schoolwide Positive Behavior Support - at Central Mountain Middle School sure has things piling up! For this year’s food drive, the team collected over 1,700 items! Sixth grade collected the majority of the total, bringing in 1,300 items. ...

Thank You, Slopey’s Tree Farm!

By JACLYN GRENNINGER On Dec. 14, 2017, Madi Meeker, Owen Gill, and Tori Marquardt accompanied teacher Mr. Tim Gill to pick out a Christmas tree that was generously donated by Slopey’s Tree Farm at Mill Hall. Slopey’s donated this tree for the annual Snowball Dance, which was held on ...

A student winter wonderland

By BRYN MILLER And SYLVIA BRYAN Get ready for a student made wonderland! Because she wanted to contribute to her school’s Snowball Dance, Darci Page thought of the idea to paint a backdrop for photo opportunities. So, along with Sydney Snook and Sylvia Bryan, the girls made the ...

What’s happening in Howard? By Tammy Coakley

WEEKEND EVENTS Last day for Clinton Girls Softball registration will be held on Jan. 27 at the Mill Hall Fire Company from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Girls ages 6-16 are eligible to participate. Registration requires a parent or guardians drivers license, a utility bill or tax records showing ...

JS Middle School performers to ‘Let It Go’

JERSEY SHORE — Jersey Shore Area Middle School presents “A Disney Musical Revue” next Thursday and Friday, Feb. 1 and 2, at 7 p.m. in the school auditorium This entertaining revue honors Disney movie music including hits from Beauty and the Beast, Moana, The Lion King, and The Little ...

Paula Poundstone tickets still available to purchase

STATE COLLEGE — A few tickets are still left for “An Evening with Paula Poundstone” at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 2 in The State Theatre, 130 W. College Ave. Paula Poundstone is one of the country’s pre-eminent comedians. With smart, observational humor and a spontaneous interaction with a ...

Anniversary tour coming to Williamsport

WILLIAMSPORT — Riverdance – The 20th Anniversary World Tour will appear at the Community Arts Center, 220 W. Fourth St., Thursday, Feb. 1 at 7:30 p.m. “The success of Riverdance across the whole world has gone beyond our wildest dreams,” producer Moya Doherty said. “The fact that ...

MOVIE LISTINGS starting Friday

­­­ROXY THEATRE East Main St., Lock Haven 570-748-ROXY www.roxymovies.com MAZE RUNNER: THE DEATH CURE (PG) - 7:00, 9:45 Fri/ 2:00, 7:00, 9:45 Sat/ 2:00 & 7:00 Sun/ 7:00 Mon-Thurs INSIDIOUS: THE LAST KEY (PG-13) - 7:00, 9:00 Fri/ 2:00, 7:00, 9:00 Sat/ 2:00 & 7:00 Sun/ 7:00 ...

EVENTSPLANNER

TOP CONCERTS FRIDAY r Jazz by The Birdland All-Stars featuring Tommy Igoe 7:30 p.m., Penn State’s Eisenhower Auditorium. Tickets: 814-863-0255 or 800-ARTS-TIX. www.cpa.psu.edu FRIDAY r “Sleeping Beauty” by The Russian Ballet 7:30 p.m., Community Arts Center, 220 W. Fourth ...

MUSIC SCENE

FRIDAY Phil Reeder Solo Guitar, 7 p.m., The Edge, 4 N. Henderson St., Lock Haven, 570-858-5656. SATURDAY Loose Cannons, 9 p.m., American Legion, Lock Haven. WEDNESDAY Organ Trio East, 7-10 p.m., Bullfrog Brewery, 229 W. Fourth St., Williamsport. ——— To have your musical ...

LOCALSCENE

‘Hollywood SFX’ to explode Feb. 8 WILLIAMSPORT — Audiences will be able to get closer to the action than ever before while watching “Hollywood SFX,” an interactive — even explosive — family show that goes behind the scenes of favorite blockbuster films to discover the science and ...

CCAC offers free Performance Artists Workshop sessions

LOCK HAVEN — The Clinton County Arts Council offers a free Performance Artists Workshop over three Sundays in February. Musician, director and actor Chris LaRose will lead the sessions. The workshop will be held in The Station Gallery, 2 E. Bald Eagle St., from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Sundays, Feb. ...

Saxophonist to open Friends of Pipes series

LOCK HAVEN — Lance Welch, performing on not one, but three different saxophone types, will be the first recitalist in the 2018 Friends of the Pipes at Great Island Winter Recital Series. His recital, which will be unlike any other offered over the past eight years, will be held at 1:30 p.m. ...