Browsing: School Board

Harrisburg Anti Property Tax Rally Set For Tuesday

When the second Fill-a-Bus Tour happens Tuesday the hallways and rotunda in Pennsylvania’s capital building in Harrisburg will be filled with residents mad as hell and not willing to take it anymore. Bus tour participants are


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Octorara School Board

Ellen Brown’s notes and the official minutes of Monday evening’s monthly Octorara School Board meeting included these highlights: Octorara High School senior Lydia Lion (above) was appointed the student representative to the school board. Lions is


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Octorara Homecoming

The Octorara Area School District has announced plans for the 2013 Homecoming and Fall Festival Celebrations. Homecoming Week 2013 kicks off with the opening of the Fall Festival Carnival on Wednesday, September 25, 6 p.m., followed by the


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Octorara Schools Adjust to Obama’s Mandate

Octorara schools are required to reduce sodium levels in food because of President Obama’s Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act. “We are also currently waiting on the final ruling for snack and ala carte items,” said food service


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Octorara Elementary Increases Lunch Costs

“Pretty much everything the cafeteria does as far as the meals we serve and the prices we charge is now mandated by the federal government,” said food service director Linda Neff. President Obama’s Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids


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On Monday the school board made thirteen personnel changes, including 5 new hires, to replace staff who had resigned or retired since school ended in June, and a forty-percent reduction of student iPad fees from $50


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Just when it seemed everything at Octorara Area School District was on its way back to “normal” following a protracted and especially contentious Spring budget fight, a battle that culminated with the all-Republican school board unanimously


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Consolidated and possibly longer bus runs and an update on progress on the new bleachers being installed this summer at Gene R. Davis Memorial Field were the only two highlights of last Monday’s 15 minute Octorara


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Ellen Brown and LancasterOnline provide worth-reading summaries of last week’s school board meeting, the same meeting where the board unanimously approved the district’s $47 million 2013-14 budget and accepted the resignation of Superintendent Dr. Thomas Newcome


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A quick heads up this morning to let you know all nine members of the Octorara Area School District voted to approve the district’s proposed $47 million dollar and some change budget last evening and to


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