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Octorara Intermediate School Hosts Family Math Night


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Octorara Moves Up State’s Standardized Test Rankings

The Pittsburgh Business Times published their 10th annual ranking of Pennsylvania’s 500 public school districts noting, “these rankings do not identify the “best” schools or districts, but rather the highest-scoring districts on standardized tests.” Octorara Area


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Octorara HS Spring Newsletter

OK, the formatting isn’t perfect.  I get that.  But there’s enough interesting news in the Spring 2014 Principal’s newsletter published by high school principal Scott Rohrer about what is going on in the High School to


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What’s The Matter With Octorara’s Track?

LancasterOnline focused on Victory Brewing and the Octorara Community Stadium Task Force’s May Black Tie and Blue Jeans event to raise money to repair the high school track. As mentioned earlier this week, the track around


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Octorara PTO Hosts Daddy – Daughter Dance

By Danielle Salada The Octorara PTO held it’s annual Father Daughter Dance on March 21, 2014. Around 200 fathers and their daughters were in attendance and swept away to tropical paradise. “Daddy’s” and daughter’s danced the night


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Octorara Third-grader Wins State Dental Association Poster Contest

Third-grader Hannah Hulton of Octorara Elementary School in Chester County will be presented a $500 prize for winning first place in the Pennsylvania Dental Association’s (PDA) 2014 National Children’s Dental Health Month (NCDHM) statewide poster contest.


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Lancaster Newspaper Covers Octorara’s School Security Debate

Local LancasterOnline reporter has a thoughtful and balanced article in today’s online edition about this week’s Community Forum focused on security on Octorara Area School District’s Highland Road Campus. The forum, sponsored by the Octorara School District, gave parents, residents,


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Calendar Alert – Octorara Agriculture Fair

(Top image of last year’s Ag Fair courtesy of LancasterOnline)


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Senior Citizen’s Dance Scheduled

Tickets  to the Senior Prom, sponsored by the Octorara High School Student Council, are available at the Octorara High School office or can be reserved and paid for at the door by calling Mr. Jeff Butch at 610-593-8254


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Octorara Young Authors Club Biographies – Part 2

This second group of biographies written by Octorara Primary Learning Center 2nd Graders, all members of the school’s Young Authors Club, came in over the weekend. Enjoy! _________________________________ The Best Mom Ever! By: Olivia Knecht Let me tell you


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