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Four Octorara Students Recognized At Regional Technolgy Conference

From the Spring 2013 edition of The Octorara Outlook, Octorara High School’s student led newspaper: Early in February, The Technology Students Association, our engineering club, attended the regional conference. Four were rewarded for their work and


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Disavowed to Proud: Celebrating Octorara Senior High School’s First African American Read-In

By: Kelsie Dougherty as published in The Octorara Outlook, Octorara High School’s student published newspaper. On the wintry evening of February 18th, 2014, Octorara Area Senior High School celebrated its First Annual African-American Read-In event in


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Come Out to See “The Music Man”

By: Hannah Anderson as published in The Octorara Outlook, Octorara High School’s student published newspaper. This year the Octorara Performing Arts Department will be putting on a production of “The Music Man”. Them shows will be


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Octorara Senior Signs Division I Soccer Commitment Letter

Drew Mahoney, an Octorara High School Senior and PA Classics U18 US Soccer Federation (USSF) Academy player has signed with James Madison University’s NCAA Division I Men’s Soccer program for the 2014 season. Under the leadership


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Special Event Honors Three Octorara Grads

Whenever a community takes time to recognize the accomplishment of its youth it is always a special occasion.  Octorara’s Night of Champions celebration last Saturday evening was one of those occasions, one the 200 or so


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Octorara Yesterday

From the February 5th, 1970 edition of the Parkesburg Post: Picture courtesy of Gerry Treadway.


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Pockets Change Teaches Octorara Students Life Lessons

Debbie Wygent of LancasterOnline documents Nickel Day, a 15 year tradition where Octorara High School students give up their pocket change to “take care of the needs of local students and families.” Each Friday morning for


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Octorara Swimmer In The News

Cochranville’s worldclass swimmer Cierra Runge was back in the news over the weekend with a personal best performance at North Baltimore Aquatic Club’s (NBAC) Christmas Meet. Here’s how SwimmingWorld described her Runga’s performance: Cierra Runge, who


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Its Official, Cierra Runge Heading To Cal-Berkeley

Local swimming phenom and Octorara Senior Cierra Runga made it official earlier this week when she signed Cal-Berkeley’s letter of intent to enroll in the California university this Fall. More here and here. Tip of the


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Octorara Band Boosters Yankee Candle Fund Raiser

The Octorara High School Marching Band (above) is planning a trip to Norfolk, VA to participate in the 61st “Parade of Nations.” The parade, which is part of the Virginia International Music Festival, will be held


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