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Educators beat cops by 1 pin in Turkey Bowl


trophypic11 19 14Submitted photo -- Sherri Smith, left, superintendent of the Lower Dauphin School District, holds the championship trophy, while Hummelstown Police Chief Chuck Dowell holds the second-place stuffed turkey, after results of this year’s Turkey Bowl were tabulated.


A team of educators from the Lower Dauphin School District defeated a team of police officers from Hummelstown and Derry Twp. by one pin in the annual Turkey Bowl bowling challenge for charity on Sunday, Nov. 9 at ABC East Lanes.


The event, which collects food donations for the Hummelstown Food Bank, brought more than 35 bags of food for those in need.


Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 November 2014 15:51

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Students of the Month: Middletown Area High School 11/19/14


Karlee Deibler


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Karlee Deibler and Brett Altland were named Students of the Month for November at Middletown Area High School.


Deibler, daughter of Mike and Julie Deibler, is Student Council president, secretary of the Class of 2015, captain of the field hockey team, chair of the Mini-THON and a member of the National Honor Society, Key Club, Link Crew and chorus. She served an internship at the Hershey Center for Applied Research.


She is a four-time Mid-Penn Conference all-star in field hockey and has attended the Rotary Youth Leadership Conference.


In the community, she is a volunteer at the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank, a student-teacher at McCann’s School of Dance and a member of the Alley Cats Field Hockey Club.


She works as a supervisor in the catering department at Hersheypark.


She plans to attend college to study pharmacy.


“As a senior, it is an honor to be chosen as Student of the Month,’’ she said. “Thanks to my teachers, family and friends for all their support.”


Brett Altland


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Altland, son of Dale and Lorraine Altland, is a member of the National Honor Society, football team, baseball team, Student Council, Key Club, marching band, jazz band, concert band and brass ensemble.


He has been named to the school’s Distinguished Honor Roll and the district and Dauphin County bands, and earned the Academic Excellence Award and Honorary Academic Football Captain recognition.


In the community, he is a member of Seven Sorrows of the BVM Church, where he has helped in setting up for the church’s annual Community Festival. He has assisted at youth baseball camp and with Lower Swatara Twp.’s Halloween Witch Watch during Trick-or-Treat night.


He is employed at Dairy Queen.


He plans to attend college to study engineering.


“I am honored to be chosen for this award, and I would like to personally thank the teachers and staff for choosing me for this honor,’’ he said. “I would also like to thank my family for supporting and encouraging me to be the best I can be.’’




Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 November 2014 21:53

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Is there a murderer in the house? Yes.

Student actors at Middletown Area High School performed the murder mystery, "Is There a Doctor in the House?" for the school's fall play on Friday, Nov. 14 and Saturday, Nov. 15 at the school auditorium.

Local photographer Jodi Ocker captured these scenes from the play during its run.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 November 2014 21:31

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MAMS announces Honor Roll: 11/12/14


Middletown Area Middle School has announced its Distinguished Honor Roll and Honor Roll for the first marking period.


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Last Updated on Wednesday, 12 November 2014 16:28

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Students of the Month: Seven Sorrows October 2014

sevenstudentsphoto11 12 14Photo by Nancy Walter -- Eleven students at Seven Sorrows School were chosen as Students of the Month for October for displaying responsibility. Attending a ceremony to honor the students are, from left: front row: Aurelia Donaldson, Cole Weller, Bradley Warner, Rosie Vargas and Giovanna Cangialosi; back row, Shannyn Konek, Principal Angela Love, Ben Heckman, Ariana Torres, Father Ted Keating, Kyleigh Roller and Colin Nemshick. Student Nicholas Mrakovich, who was also honored, is not pictured.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 12 November 2014 16:37

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