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Could Mental Health Screenings Help Prevent Teen Tragedies?

Could Mental Health Screenings Help Prevent Teen Tragedies?

Following the tragic massacre at Sandy Hook in 2012, high school students in Newtown, Conn., will now receive mental health screenings.
Eight Pennsylvania Schools Named Best-Value Colleges

Eight Pennsylvania Schools Named Best-Value Colleges

The Princeton Review has selected the 150 colleges it says are the best value for students.
Notre Dame, Moravian Holding Mini-THON

Notre Dame, Moravian Holding Mini-THON

The mission of the Four Diamonds Fund is to conquer pediatric cancer.
LCCC Hoopster Joins 1,000 Point Club

LCCC Hoopster Joins 1,000 Point Club

Only 10 other people have scored 1,000 points in the history of LCCC's basketball program.
Parkland Administrators Ask for 9 New Staff Positions

Parkland Administrators Ask for 9 New Staff Positions

State mandates, program changes and enrollment uncertainties drive requests to add staff.
LCCC Announces Dec. 2013 Graduates

LCCC Announces Dec. 2013 Graduates

A number of students graduated with honors.
Catholic Schools Week Starts Sunday

Catholic Schools Week Starts Sunday

Local Catholic schools have a number of events planned.
When is Parkland's Graduation?

When is Parkland's Graduation?

Parkland school board sets this year's graduation date.
Parkland Losing 714 Years of Education Experience

Parkland Losing 714 Years of Education Experience

School board approves retirements for 24 teachers and administrators.
Parkland Tax Hike Won't Go Over 2.1%

Parkland Tax Hike Won't Go Over 2.1%

For the first time in the last few years, Parkland's budget won't go above the state index for tax increases.
Snow Extends Marking Period, Report Cards by 2 Days

Snow Extends Marking Period, Report Cards by 2 Days

Winter storms have forced Parkland School District to adjust schedules.
Parkland and St. Joseph the Worker Schools Closed Wednesday

Parkland and St. Joseph the Worker Schools Closed Wednesday

Schools are closed for the second consecutive day because of the storm.
You Go, Girl: Judge Rules Pa. Girl May Join Boys' Wrestling Team

You Go, Girl: Judge Rules Pa. Girl May Join Boys' Wrestling Team

The teen had been prohibited from joining her school's team.
Guns on Campus Vote Delayed

Guns on Campus Vote Delayed

The chancellor of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education said more study was needed.
Parkland Schedules Make-Up Days for Students

Parkland Schedules Make-Up Days for Students

Tuesday's cold weather pushed Parkland past its inclement weather days for the school year.
Should Guns Be Allowed on College Campuses?

Should Guns Be Allowed on College Campuses?

A measure being considered would allow firearms on Pennsylvania’s 14 state-run universities.
Parkland, St. Joseph the Worker Schools on 2-Hour Delay Wednesday

Parkland, St. Joseph the Worker Schools on 2-Hour Delay Wednesday

Kindergarten will follow a modified schedule.
Parkland's Holiday CD Raises $1,500 for Autism Speaks

Parkland's Holiday CD Raises $1,500 for Autism Speaks

Parkland's holiday CD is produced annually by the high school's music production class.