Posts tagged McDowell High School

Millcreek school district must lead now

   June 5, 2013 7:36 am    0

We are a family of Vernondale Whalers from way back. And Tracy Tigers. The Millcreek Township School District school board voted 5-4 to close Vernondale and Ridgefield at last week’s meeting. I feel for the families, but I also worry about the budget. My kids were moved 15 years ago from Vernondale to Tracy, and we…

 

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Gift giving survey says give cash, time, cards

   May 1, 2013 9:00 am    0

I get a lot of e-mails about gifts for Moms, Dads and grads. Last year, I blogged that what grads want is plain old cash. Don’t get clever, just hand over the Benjamins. Mom and Dad want greeting cards, gift cards and a few hours of your time — simple. Finally a web site agrees….

 

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Millcreek Township school budget pages on Facebook

   April 30, 2013 9:35 am    0

To see the preliminary 2012 -2013 budget pages, click here — thanks to No New McDowell on Facebook. In other news, the district’s business manager will now report directly to the board — read Erica Erwin’s column here.   Pam Parker is the editor of Lake Erie LifeStyle, Her Times and House to Home at…

 

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Students take the lead in saving activities amid Millcreek budget crash

   April 22, 2013 11:30 am    1

Click here to read the op ed by courageous Joseph Barber Pinto, at left. He is a student at McDowell who hopes the award-winning speech and debate team survives the Millcreek School District’s budget crash. He points out how admissions representatives at Ivy League schools — well, really all schools — want to see more than…

 

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Millcreek taxpayers — let’s all thank Felix & Gloeckler

   February 20, 2013 4:13 am    0

Last night, the Millcreek School Board met with auditors to discover that on-leave superintendent Michael Golde allegedly ordered the business manager to bump $5 million from the capital fund to the operating budget in July and return it in October, according to Terry Scutella. Assistant superintendent William Hall didn’t believe Golde knew he did anything wrong. Hmm….

 

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Pennsylvania school superintendents behaving badly

   January 31, 2013 6:43 am    0

In the wake of the personal, paid leave for Michael Golde … and all the silence surrounding the Millcreek’s School District board’s handling of this entire McDowell mess — oh and the mysterious $5 million transfer from a capital fund to an operating budget — a no-no someone had to sign off on, I found…

 

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Her Times — make it a banner year with advice, reflections

   January 6, 2013 8:01 am    0

We are all connected to our pasts, and they often help us find our futures. This month in Her Times, a lot of women share some outstanding pasts, presents and futures with us. Cover girl Jordyn Colao is vying for Miss America this week, and I had no idea that Jordyn, a McDowell High School…

 

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Help Erie’s Jordyn Colao become Miss America

   December 11, 2012 7:06 am    0

Miss Pennsylvania Jordyn Colao, daughter of Joe and Laurie Colao and a graduate of McDowell High School and Penn State University, is competing in the Miss America pageant on Jan. 12. Here’s a link to the Miss Pennsylvania site. Jordyn’s parents own Peppino’s Italian Chop House in Fairview. The contest has an Internet component with videos…

 

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Awesome weekend for Erie cross country runners

   October 28, 2012 12:13 pm    0

That’s my little girl, at left,  crossing the finish line — a few years ago during a cross country meet — well it was nine years ago. We know cross country in this house. And yesterday was a great day for local young ladies and young men at the District 10 cross country meet at…

 

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See 200 photos from McDowell homecoming parade

   October 3, 2012 5:55 am    0

Check out the photo gallery of 200 photos from the McDowell High School Homecoming parade and football game in Millcreek Township on Friday, Sept. 28. Injured McDowell senior quarterback Jarrett Koper appears in the photo at left with his date for homecoming. See all the teenagers and cute babies and tots in costume. There’s more…

 

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