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LDHS announces Honor Roll (third marking period 2015-16)

Lower Dauphin High School Principal Justin Hanula has announced the Distinguished Honor Roll and Honor Roll for the third marking period.

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Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 May 2016 09:31

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Ten teachers, staff refire from MASD

Ten teachers and other members of professional staff who are retiring from Middletown Area School District this year were recognized by the school board on Monday, May 16. The 10 are:

• Steven D. Carson, a high school social studies teacher with six years of district service.

• Cheryl K. Daily, who taught for 27 years at Demey and Kunkel elementary schools.

• Cynthia M. Gardner, a supplemental learning support teacher at Middletown Area High School with 33 years of service.

• Romaine A. Hildebrand, who had 30 years of service as a paraeducator at Fink and Kunkel elementary schools and at the high school.

• Lori G. Knittel, a counselor and emotional support teacher with 14 years of service who worked at Fink, Kunkel and Reid elementary schools.

• Terry L. McGarry, who had 23 years of service as a learning support teacher at the high school.

• Denise E. Wade, who had 23 years of service as a guidance office secretary and business education teacher at the high school. • Scott Pettis, a high school social studies teacher.

• Sherry Breckenmaker, elementary school librarian and high school English teacher.• Denise Tupnoski, accounts payable clerk in the administration office.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 May 2016 15:33

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MAHS students awarded over $58,000 in scholarships

goodsociety5 25 16Press And Journal Photo by Jim Lewis -- The National Honor Society at Middletown Area High School inducts 16 new members during a ceremony on Thursday, May 19 at Middletown Area Middle School.

Students at Middletown Area High School reaped the rewards of their hard work, collecting more than $58,000 in local scholarship awards for their academic work, leadership, musicianship and athleticism at the school’s annual Honors Night on Thursday, May 19 at Middletown Area Middle School.


The National Honor Society at MAHS inducted 16 new members during a ceremony held before the awards were presented.


The awards, and the winners, are:
• Denise Frisbee Scholarship – Samantha Altland
• Run for Joe – PRIDE Scholarship – Megan Shatto
• Donald Conrad Memorial Scholarship – Cheyanne Frayre
• Middletown Alumni Association 2-to-4-year School Scholarship – Eric Belles, Charity Cooper, Brooke Myers and Broke Sides
• Robert Reid Elementary School PTO Scholarship – Alyssa Ebersole
• G.W. Fraser Scholarship – Andrew Yeich
• Ruth Coble Scholarship – Charity Cooper and Cassidy Snyder
• John C. Kunkel Elementary School PTA Scholarship – Rachel Applegate and Andrew Yeich
• Class of ’58 Pathways to Pride Scholarship (science and health pathway) – Angela Shields
• Ruth L. Graham Award – Michael Osayi
• Middletown Scholar Athlete – Eric Belles and Charity Cooper
• Ted Essex Memorial Award – Garrett Deyle
• Middletown Three Season Athlete – Megan Danilowicz, Morgan Danilowicz, Charles Euker, Brandon Harper and Michael Osayi
• H.K. Alwine Award – Jenna Abbott and Fabiola Hernandez
• Lower Swatara Lions Club Sophomore Award – Keely Lombardi and Jacob Spear
• Woodmen of the World American History Award – Shannon Reese
• Edward E. Brunner Memorial Scholarship – Abigail Gipe
• American Legion Americanism Award – Trevor Fuller and Meaghan Nelson
• Edward Tennis Memorial Scholarship – Justin Imler
• Work Experience Scholarship – Alyssa Ebersole and Mark Wagner
• George Lenker Football Award – Jarred Rife
• Mel Fager Senior Awards – Makayla Anderson, Morgan Millhouse, Gerardo Ortiz, Ramon Ortiz, Sang Pui and Owen Shank
• Ben Olsen Soccer Scholarship – Michael Brinton
• Blue & Gold Club Student Award – Kassidy Diebler and Brandon Harper
• Bill & Betty Fox Scholarship – Eric Belles
• Phoenix Contact Big 33 Award – Alyssa Ebersole and Katelynn Kennedy
• Elizabeth G. Alesick Scholarship Award – Lyndsay Truax
• Mid Penn Bank Best Attendance Award – Makayla Anderson
• Class of 1948 Academic Scholarship – Michael Brinton
• William & Wyllis Leonard Scholarship – Samantha Romberger
• Karen K. Kasper Performing Arts Scholarship – Nicole Whittle
• R. James Kleinfelter Chemistry Award – Levi Buckwalter
Raider Club Honorary Football Scholarship – Michael Osayi, Jarred Rife and Justin Shaver
• Ida Prouser Orstein/B’nai Jacob Synagogue Scholarship – Charity Cooper
• PIAA District 3/Fackler-Hower Scholarship – Brooke Myers and Michael Osayi
• GRIT Scholarship – Megan Shatto
• E.E. Jerry Brooks Award – Eric Belles and Charity Cooper
• One for the Kids Scholarships – Jenna Abbott, Fabiola Hernandez, Jarred Rife and Connor Wallett
• Hall Foundation Scholarship – Taylor Kolish
• Kiwanis Club Scholarship – Garrett Deyle
• Middletown Area Education Association Scholarship – Samantha Altland
• Anna Woodside Scholarship – Samantha Romberger
• Field Hockey Booster Club Scholarship – Abigail Gipe and Megan Shatto
• Hugh O’Brian Leadership Recognition – Sarah Fluke
• Rotary Service Above Self Scholarship – Rachel Applegate

Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 May 2016 19:19

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MAHS valedictorian, salutatorian are BFFs



BELLESphoto5 25 16webPress And Journal Photo by Jim Lewis - Eric Belles, center, the valedictorian of Middletown Area High School’s Class of 2016, with father Kenneth Belles, left, and mother Diane Belles.

The valedictorian and salutatorian at Middletown Area High School are best friends, a relationship that helped them reach the top two spots academically in the Class of 2016.

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 May 2016 15:34

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MAHS INDUCTS 16 INTO HONOR SOCIETY

websociety5 25 16The National Honor Society at Middletown Area High School inducts 16 members during a ceremony on Thursday, May 19 at Middletown Area Middle School.

The National Honor Society at Middletown Area High School inducted 16 students during a ceremony on the Class of 2016's Honors Night on Thursday, May 19 at Middletown Area Middle School.

Students received more than $58,000 from 45 local awards honoring scholarship, leadership, musicianship and athleticism, among other things. The amount does not include scholarships from colleges and outside organizations.

The Class of 2016 also passed the school's symbolic key to the junior class, a tradition at Middletown Area High School. Nicole Whittle, senior class vice president, presented the key to James Fitzpatrick, the junior class president.

Senior Eric Belles was named class valedictorian and senior Samantha Romberger was named class salutatorian for the Class of 2016's upcoming commencement, which will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 26 at the Forum in Harrisburg.

Check the Press And Journal for a complete list of all the award winners.

 

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 May 2016 21:36

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