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Calendar Alert – Octorara Agriculture Fair

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


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Octorara Students Gain Real World Experience

LancasterOnline reporter Debbie Wygent has an informative article about Octorara High School’s innovative cooperative career and technical program in the paper’s online edition. The program, run by high school guidance councilor David Rutledge, places high school


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Calendar Alert: National African American Read-in – Update

LancasterOnline reporter Debbie Wygent posted an article on the Lancaster news site yesterday announcing an upcoming event celebrating African American literature at Octorara High School in February. Her article begins: In his 1966 poem, “Those Winter


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Octorara Yesterday

Retired Octorara teacher and track coach Mike Mundy emceed Saturday night’s Night of Champions event honoring two Octorara Graduate and one soon-to-be Octorara graduates, Rick Powell, Kyle Kauffman and Cierra Runge for their athletic accomplishments. The


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Octorara’s Lunches Getting Healthier

Linda Neff, Octorara’s food services director, got a nice shout out on LancasterOnline yesterday regarding the implementation of new federal school lunch guidelines adopted by Octorara last year. Deservedly so, small government conservatives on Octorara’s board


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By Jack Mariano You are a parent who wants to attend your daughter’s Choral Concert but you don’t want to miss your son’s basketball game.  Or, the concert was great and you want to watch it


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Stadium Banquet Will Honor Three Octorara Grads

Due to heat caused buckling and general wear and tear of their home track, for the last three years Octorara High School’s boys and girls track teams have had all their meets on the road. All


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Octorara Approach To School Security? Civility

Saturday’s coverage of the first anniversary of the Newtown School shooting reminded me of the conversation about the security of our children and teachers currently underway at Octorara School District. The conversation is one of the


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Technical College High School Open House

Aspiring chefs, cosmetologists, nurses and engineers, among others, are encouraged to explore career and technical opportunities at the Technical College High School (TCHS) Pennock’s Bridge Campus on Thursday, December 5. The open house will be held


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Octorara From The Air

These pictures of Octorara’s high school, built in 1954, and campus posted to Facebook by Brian Stolzfus earlier this week, offer s seldom seen birds-eye-view of the Highland Road campus. Comments left on Brian’s post uniformly


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