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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.
Parkland Sharing in $3.9 Million School Security Grant

Parkland Sharing in $3.9 Million School Security Grant

Parkland one of three local schools getting state money for school security officers.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Lehigh University President Alice Gast Stepping Down

Lehigh University President Alice Gast Stepping Down

Lehigh University President Alice Gast has accepted an appointment as president of Imperial College London, according to a posting on the college website.
Parkland Schools Closed Friday

Parkland Schools Closed Friday

Parkland School District offices also will be closed.
Parkland Schools to Dismiss Early Thursday

Parkland Schools to Dismiss Early Thursday

All after-school activities in the Parkland School District are cancelled Thursday.