Browsing: Education

Where Do We Turn For Peace

It is with much sadness that I note the passing of Daulton Pointek and Carli Imbierowicz Saturday evening.  Carly, an Octorara High School Junior, was just 16 while Daulton, a Senior at the same school, was


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Cierra Runge Wins National Swimming Poll

More on Cierra’s designation as US Swimming Breakout Performer of the Year here.


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Octorara Jr / Sr High School Student Council Community Yard Sale

The Octorara Jr/Sr High School Student Council will be holding its first annual Community Yard Sale on Saturday October 4th, 2014 at the Octorara High School student parking lot,  located by the stadium bleachers. Event time


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Octorara Announces Homecoming / Fall Festival Events

by Jack Mariano Homecoming Week of 2014 begins with the opening of the Fall Festival Carnival on October 1st at 6:00 pm. Discounted rides and activities will be available this evening and will run throughout the


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Scott Cullen Takes ALS Challenge, And More

Scott Cullen, Octorara High School Band Director, not only gets in on the ALS challenge sweeping the country but, to his credit, takes it to a whole new level.


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Hank Detering Organizing Rafting Trip For Wounded Marines

Former Octorara High School Principal Hank Detering made it onto the front page of the Daily Local News this week with a story about a whitewater rafting trip down the Grand Canyon River for wounded active


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Cierra Runge Beats Best Time, Places Second – Updated

This note from Cal State’s sports page about Cierra Runge’s performance in the Phillips 66 National Championships in Irvine, CA yesterday. In the 800 free, Runge, who hails from Cochranville, Pa., set a personal best by


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Octorara Wins Prestigious Budget Presentation Award

Local property taxes may still be too high for some Octorara residents but local home owners can take solace knowing Octorara’s annual spending plan presentations, meticulously prepared each year by business manager Dan Carsley (above), are


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Top Octorara Grads Profiled By Daily Local News

Every year the Daily Local News asks high schools across Chester County to submit a picture and brief article of each school’s top scholar and athlete. The Octorara Area High Schools graduating seniors making the Daily


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Cierra Runge Interviewed

Following her breakout performance in last week’s Santa Clara Grand Prix, Runge tells an interviewer about the excitement of swimming next to her future California Golden Bears teammates and why she fell in love with CalState


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