Browsing: Lisa McNamara

Octorara Contemplates Diving Into Aquaponics

Octorara Area School District leaders are splashing local headlines with talk of making their already-strong agriculture programs even better by diving into a new aquaponics adventure. “This will be a step above what other schools are


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Every Month at Octorara Primary Learning Center students focus on a behavior education theme. September’s was “Try your Best” and October’s was “Helpful”. Every student that stayed on green, which means the student made good behavior


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  By Candice Schwien The Octorara Primary Learning Center had a special event planned for students who completed the districts Summer Reading Requirement. The students read 3 books and completed 3 graphic organizers relating to the


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From Debbie Wygent and LancasterOnline: You might call Jodi Davis, Janice Heagy and Renee Cochhi the Octorara Area School District‘s $175,000 women. But don’t call them when school ends in June, because these PTO officers are


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By Lisa McNamara, Principal Parents, grandparents and other family members packed in the Octorara Primary Learning Center’s multipurpose room to watch their first grade student perform in their grade levels musical “How does your Garden Groove?”


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In a private note to a member of the school board last week I complained how ineffective the Octorara Area School District is at tooting their own horn. I noted that even though all indicators pointed


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This from Lisa McNamara, Principal of the Octorara Primary Learning Center. If you or someone you know is planning to send a child to kindergarten at Octorara in the Fall of 2012, that child can registered


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By Lisa McNamara, Principal, Octorara Primary Learning Center The picture is of Mr. Ergler’s 2nd grade class, the first 2011-2012 classroom to receive the “Team of the Month” award. First in Math®: is an easy-to-use educational


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