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Pittston Area School District news


April 13. 2013 2:56PM
By JOE HEALEY jhealey@psdispatch.com

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DISTRICT NEWS


• Pasta dinner to benefit Joe Frushon


Joseph Frushon is a fourth grader at PA’s Intermediate Center. Joseph has just been diagnosed with Osteosarcoma (a type of bone cancer). There will be a pasta dinner will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. with takeouts starting at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 20 at First United Methodist Church in West Pittston to benefit Joseph Frushon, a fourth-grade student at PA’s Intemrediate Center who has been diagnosed with Osteosarcoma (a type of bone cancer).


Ticket prices are $8 for adults and $5 for children 12 years of age and under. To make a contribution, call Mary Lyons at 457-2222 or Amy Brody at 954-1628.


• ‘Kickin’ It For Joe’ t-shirts


T-shirts are being sold for $10 to raise money for the Frushon Family. Anyone interested in purchasing one is asked to contact the school.


• PSSA Assessments


The PSSA Reading and Math Assessments will be held from Tuesday, April 16 and Wednesday, April 17 this week. They will be administered to all students in grades 3 through 8. The PSSA Science Assessments will be administered to students in grades 4, 8 and 11 on April 22 – 26.


• Act 80 day


Friday, April 19 is an Act 80 day. Students will be dismissed according to the following schedule: High School at 12:30 p.m., Middle School at 1 p.m. and Intermediate, Primary and Kindergarten Centers at 1:30 p.m.


MIDDLE SCHOOL


• Reading and Math PSSA Assessments


The PSSA Reading and Math Assessments conclude tomorrow. They will be administered to all students in the sixth, seventh and eighth grades. It is of extreme importance that all students arrive at school on time tomorrow.


• Eighth grade picture


The eighth-grade panoramic picture will be taken on Tuesday, April 30. Don’t forget to wear your school colors, class T-shirts, or make it a dress up day.


INTERMEDIATE CENTER


• Science Fair/Poster board sale


Science Fair information has been sent home to any student in grades 3, 4, or 5 who are interested. All proposals and information should have been turned in to Mr. T. The Science Fair will take place on May 6 and 7. This fair is voluntary and students must adhere to the guidelines provided. For additional information, contact Mr. Twardowski at the school.


The PTO will sell the poster board required for students to complete their science project in the Intermediate School lobby every Wednesday during homeroom for $4.




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