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May 12th, 2015

Fire damages Woodland Rd. property

May 12, 2015

A shed and garage were damaged Tuesday afternoon along Woodland Road in St. Marys.
According to reports, an unnamed resident inadvertently started the blaze after dropping an empty bag of charcoal which had accidentally caught fire. The flaming bag reportedly caught the hedges on fire, which then spread to the garage and shed.
The initial call was listed at 118 Woodland Rd., however it was the garage and shed located at 116 Woodland Rd. that sustained damage.

Gardner recognized for SkillsUSA state title

May 12, 2015

St. Marys Area High School junior Coby Gardner was recognized for his state champion title as part of the SkillsUSA Pennsylvania State Leadership and Skill Conference where students compete in technical and leadership fields. Gardner captured first place in technical drafting, beating out nine other contestants.

Paving projects set to begin in Fox Township

May 12, 2015

KERSEY – At the recent Fox Township Supervisors meeting the board approved a dust oil bid, numerous reports, correspondence items, and various reports.
Roadmaster Randy Gradizzi said paving is set to begin soon in the township. Roads impacted will include a portion of Green Road, Byrnedale Road and Squab Hollow Road entrance. Some roads are also receiving a base repair scratch topping.
A bid for 20,000 gallons of MC70 dust oil was approved at a cost of $2.60/gallon from Jefferson Paving.

RASD/SMASD swimming co-op may be possible

May 12, 2015

RIDGWAY – The Ridgway Area School District may add another sport to its list of cooperative sports agreements as the district is working with the St. Marys Area School District to create a swimming co-op between the two districts.
RASD superintendent Robert Rocco spoke about the possible co-op during Tuesday's RASD school board meeting, saying that he reached out to the SMASD and determined that the district was open to the idea of a swimming co-op.

Garage fire on Woodland Road

May 12, 2015

Crystal Fire Department responded to a garage fire shortly before 4 p.m. along Woodland Road in St. Marys. More information will be available in the Wednesday edition.

May 11th

District moving forward with various projects

May 11, 2015

The St. Marys Area School District Board of Directors approved several bids during Monday evening's meeting, all of which are tied in with ongoing projects.
A majority of the projects will be funded with the district's bond proceeds of $9.995 million. The bond resolution was approved in March.
Each entity awarded the project was the lowest bidder.
C & C Concrete of St. Marys was approved as the contractor for sidewalk repairs at the St. Marys Area middle and high schools in the amount of $70,000.

ECC students compete at FBLA State Leadership Conference

May 11, 2015

In mid-April, 10 students from Elk County Catholic High School travelled to Hershey to compete in the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) State Leadership Conference. Of those who competed, two teams and one individual student placed in the top 10 in their respective categories.
The group of senior Hannah Kraus and juniors Jenna Labant and Elric Lavalle took sixth in the Hospitality Management Team category, senior Ashley Schwabenbauer placed ninth in Computer Applications, and seniors Joe Tamburlin and Ryan Seelye ended up fourth in Management Information Systems.

Students, teachers offer presentations at board meeting

May 11, 2015

Several presentations took place during Monday's St. Marys Area School District board of directors meeting including the performance of the national anthem, students showcasing homemade musical instruments, recognition of an academic state champion and a gift presentation to school board members of handmade items created by metal working students.
To start the meeting, members of the St. Marys Area High School Select Choir, led by music teacher Adam Brooks, sang the national anthem.

May 10th

ECC crowns 2015 prom royalty

May 10, 2015

Saturday was prom night for students at both St. Marys Area High School and Elk County Catholic High School. St. Marys Area's prom was held at The Red Fern in Fox Township while ECC's prom was held at the Edgewood.
The ECC prom queen and king were Sophie Yanak and Tyler Zelinski and the prince and princess were Scott Brazinski and RaeAnn Bucher.

SMA crowns 2015 prom royalty

May 10, 2015

Saturday was prom night for students at both St. Marys Area High School and Elk County Catholic High School. St. Marys Area's prom was held at The Red Fern in Fox Township while ECC's prom was held at the Edgewood.
The SMAHS prom queen and king were Gabby Shields and Tyler Donachy and the prince and princess were Jordan Romain and Elle McGowan.

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