First Posted: 3/6/2013
Nicholas Montini ,of Avoca, a son of Debra Ann and Donald Montini, was born March 10, 1995. Nicholas finds Mr.Amita’s class to be the most challenging part of high school. His favorite band is the Beatles and his favorite song is “It’s All Too Much.” He plays guitar and his idol is George Harrison.
Thomas Valdez, of Pittston, son of Allan and Sally Smith, was born Nov.9, 1994. His favorite teachers are Mrs. Miller and Mr.Victor. If Thomas could start high school over, he would try out for the baseball team. His best friends are Ryan Youngblood and Chris Evans and his personal catch phrase is “What’s going on?!”
Desiree Sorak, of Duryea, daughter of Dale Sorak, was born Oct. 25, 1994. Her favorite teachers are Mr. Hopkins and Mrs.Plis and her best friend is Jenna Leiva. Desiree’s idol is Carrie Underwood. Her high school experience in one word would be considered outrageous.
»Love a Soldier Project
The Pittston Area Key Club is sponsoring its annual “Love A Soldier ” Drive this month. The club was in contact with the father of two PA students who is serving in Afghanistan and they were made aware of the soldier’s needs. The club has collected toothbrushes, tubes of toothpaste, bars of soap and hand sanitizers. The soldiers also requested coffee and coffee supplies.The Key Club was assisted by the Builders Club in the middle school and by the students and teachers at the high school.
»PSSA Writing Assessments
The PSSA Writing Assessments will be given to all eighth0grade students Monday, March 11 through Thursday, March 14.
»Reading and Math PSSA Assessments
The PSSA Reading and Math Assessments will be held from Monday, April 8 through and including Monday, April 15. They will be given to all students in the sixth, seventh and eighth grades.
»PSSA Science Assessments
The PSSA Science Assessments will be given to all eighth-grade students on April 22 and 23.
In Builder’s Club News:
The next meeting will be held after school on Tuesday, March 12. The Charter Dinner will be held on March 18.
Donut delivery will be on March 11.
Intermediate Center spring chorus rehearsals are as follows:
Monday, March 11, Wednesday, March 13, Monday, March 18, Wednesday, March 20, and Monday, March 25. All rehearsals are 3:15 to 4:15 p.m. at the Middle School. Parents are reminded that transportation must be arranged in advanced and parents are to pick up their child at the front entrance of the Middle School.