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April 13th, 2014

Johnsonburg girls track and field takes team title at Kane

April 13, 2014

The Johnsonburg girls track and field team took the team championship at the Kane Invitational held Saturday afternoon at Kane High School.
Johnsonburg won the girls team event with a team score of 126 points. Kane was second at 97 points while Elk County Catholic was third with 81 points. St. Marys finished fourth with 51 points and Punxsutawney rounded out the top five with 37 points. A total of 15 teams competed.

Herbstritt wins javelin at Kane Invitational

April 13, 2014

The Johnsonburg boys track and field team took part in the Kane Invitational held Saturday.
Johnsonburg finished 12th in the team standings with 18 points. Kane was the overall boys team champion with 108 points. Punxsutawney was second with 72 points and Elk County Catholic took third with 48 points. Brookville finished fourth at 44 points and Oswayo Valley placed fifth with 42 points.
CJ Herbstritt was the javelin winner for Johnsonburg with a throw of 159-6. Teammate Eric Bevacqua was fifth with a mark of 145-1.

Library dedicates genealogy room to Smiths

April 13, 2014

JOHNSONBURG – The Johnsonburg Public Library recently dedicated a new genealogy room in memory of Richard and Gwendolyn Smith.
Community representatives along with family members of Richard and Gwendolyn gathered at the library to celebrate the grand opening of the genealogy room, which also features a portrait of the Smiths painted by Lynda Pontzer. The portrait was donated to the library by the Cummings and Zappia families, both relatives of the Smiths.

April 11th

Pay for substitute teachers on the rise

April 11, 2014

JOHNSONBURG – The Johnsonburg Area School Board of Directors recently voted to increase pay rates for substitute teachers from $80 per day to $100 per day. The resolution, suggested by superintendent Dennis Crotzer was approved unanimously by the board. The resolution was created due to the fact that Johnsonburg, along with the other districts across Elk County, have been struggling to find substitutes during the 2013-14 school year.

April 10th

Ramettes edged by Redbank Valley

April 11, 2014

JOHNSONBURG – Single runs in the fifth and sixth inning broke a 2-2 deadlock as Redbank Valley defeated Johnsonburg 4-2 in softball action Thursday afternoon at Knothole Area Recreational Park.
Redbank Valley (2-2) was the Class AA runner-up last season.

Johnsonburg baseball ready for new season

April 11, 2014

JOHNSONBURG – Johnsonburg baseball is the defending state champion in Class A baseball as recognized by the PIAA, at least on paper.
That's the only comparison, Johnsonburg head coach Jeff Peterson wants to make about last year's team and this year's team, comprised of only four starters back.

Common Core still posing issues for some

April 11, 2014

JOHNSONBURG – Thursday evening, Todd Fannin, who has consistently voiced his displeasure with Common Core State Standards, asked the Johnsonburg Area School Board of Directors to consider the implications of participating in the program and presented a written statement reflecting his views.

Ridgway baseball to feature young team in 2014

April 11, 2014

Ridgway baseball will feature a majority of younger players as the team enters the 2014 season.
Ridgway lost its season opener to ECC 5-3.
The Elkers finished last season 10-8 and advanced past A-C Valley in the first round of the District 9 playoffs with a 3-0 victory. It was the first playoff win for Ridgway since the 2009 season. Ridgway then lost to ECC in the second round of the playoffs by a 6-3 score.

ECCSS holding third annual Race for Education

April 11, 2014

ST. MARYS – The third annual Race for Education, a fundraising event under the direction of the Elk County Catholic School System PTO, is currently underway. This year's goal is $30,000 and the endeavor will conclude with an hour-long walk for students and supporters on Friday, May 9. All of the funds raised this year will be put toward educational programs and the purchase of classroom resources.
In addition to being a fundraiser, the project has also proved to be a learning experience for students at all levels of the school system, according to ECCHS Campus Minister Fr. Ross Miceli.

First year of co-op starting on positive notes for Ramettes

April 11, 2014

JOHNSONBURG – The first year of a cooperative sports agreement between Johnsonburg and Ridgway for softball has thus far proven fruitful with a handful of wins to start the season.

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