Posts tagged Millcreek Township School District

Facebook’s ‘We are Millcreek’ website welcome

By | October 28, 2013 7:31 am | 1 Comment

It’s good news for the Millcreek School District. And we need that. All good news. All the time. Speech, debate, communications, fund-raising, sports and activity news are all front and center. Click here to visit the “We are Millcreek” Facebook page. You’ll see that the McDowell Girls Cross Country team won the District 10 AAA title led by…


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Millcreek school district must lead now

By | June 5, 2013 7:36 am | 0 Comments

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

By | May 1, 2013 9:00 am | 0 Comments

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

By | April 30, 2013 9:35 am | 0 Comments

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

By | April 22, 2013 11:30 am | 1 Comment

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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Wow — word of the week in Millcreek

By | April 7, 2013 8:09 am | 0 Comments

Erica Erwin’s story in today’s Erie Times-News delves into the Millcreek Township School District’s $8.8 million deficit for the 2013-2014 school year. Acting Superintendent William Hall announced the bad news last week. He mentioned he had a “wow” moment when he discovered the budget deficit in November. That was November, folks. In another report, a…


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Pennsylvania school superintendents behaving badly

By | January 31, 2013 6:43 am | 0 Comments

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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Millcreek School District mulls in secrecy … again

By | January 23, 2013 4:33 am | 1 Comment

On Jan. 22, Sean McCracken reported that Millcreek Township School District Superintendent Michael Golde is on administrative leave for “personal reasons” since Jan. 18. No one is talking, and district employees said Golde’s leave might be discussed at the Millcreek School Board’s Jan. 28 meeting — 10 days after he left. Another mystery brews. Officials referred questions to Tim Sennett,…


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Awesome weekend for Erie cross country runners

By | October 28, 2012 12:13 pm | 0 Comments

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

By | October 3, 2012 5:55 am | 0 Comments

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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