5k donation honors North Clarion music teacher

Mayfest 5k Race Directors (from left) Stacy Siegel, Pauley Hargenrader and Jill Spence present a $3,100 donation to the North Clarion School District Music Program in honor of Samantha Schmader (third from left). The race was held during the Mayfest celebration earlier this year. The donation honors Schmader's musical service within the community. Schmader was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in October of 2018. She recently took an early retirement from North Clarion School District after 25 years of teaching due to the progression of her disease.

5k donation honors North Clarion music teacher

KNOX The Clarion Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Spec. Ross A. McGinnis Post and Auxiliary 2145 announces Gina M. Clark, an eighth-grade reading teacher at Keystone High School in Knox, as a winner of the Smart/Maher VFW National Citizenship Education Teacher award.

KNOX - Knox Lions Club October Student of the Month is Owen Easton a senior at Keystone High School who was presented with his certificate of achievement and monetary gift by Lion Bill Black.

FRILLS CORNERS - North Clarion School District will hold its annual Veterans Day assembly at 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 11, in the high school gymnasium and at the Veterans Memorial Park located between the high school and elementary buildings.

CLARION - Clarion University Physics Department will present Stars over Clarion at 7 and 8 p.m. Nov. 4 in Donald D. Peirce Planetarium, located in Grunenwald Science and Technology Center. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

CLARION - Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education, working with the State System Foundation, has taken a major step to help prevent dropout among at-risk students by launching the Keystone Extraordinary Emergency Program (KEEP).

KNOX - Knox Lions Club September Student of the Month is Leia Bauer a senior at Keystone High School who was presented with her certificate of achievement and monetary gift by Lion Bill Black.

CLARION - The 2021-22 Clarion University Theatre season will open Sept. 22 with "Laughing Wild," a comedy by Christopher Durang. The production will run at 8 p.m. from Sept. 22 to 25, with a 2 p.m. matinee performance on Sept. 26, all in Marwick-Boyd Little Theatre.

CLARION - Brianna Van Tassel, a recent graduate of Keystone High School and Emma Smith a recent graduate of Clarion-Limestone High School each received a $500 scholarship from the Kiwanis Club of Clarion during a program held in June.

CLARION - Clarion University Physics Department will present Stars over Clarion at (doors open at 6:30 p.m.) 7 p.m. Sept. 2 in Donald D. Peirce Planetarium, located in Grunenwald Science and Technology Center.

CLARION - Clarion University's TRIO Talent Search has been awarded a five-year grant through the U.S. Department of Education. Disbursed in annual installments of $463,217, the grant totals $2,316,085 and provides funding the program from September 2021 through August 2026.

CLARION - Need to brush up on your test-taking skills or gain assistance reviewing for the SAT or ACT? Clarion University's Educational Talent Search will host two SAT review sessions in Ralston Hall, Clarion Campus.