Warrior Run Middle School
to hold orientation program
WATSONTOWN - The Warrior Run Middle School will hold an orientation program at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 21 in the middle school auditorium. The orientation will be for fifth graders and new students to the school, along with their parents. The purpose of this session is to introduce students and parents to the school through a series of presentations. These include meeting some of the fifth grade staff, the guidance counselors and administrators; a guided tour of the building and a question and answer period for students and parents. There also will be a presentation by the Watsontown Police Department.
Openings available at
Happy Harbor Preschool
WATSONTOWN - Happy Harbor Preschool at Watsontown United Methodist Church, 11 E. Third St., now has openings available for children ages three or four by Sept. 1.
Classes are two days per week, three hours a day and children in attendance must be potty trained.
The classes focus on pre-math, pre-reading, science, language development, social skills, biblical teachings, fine and gross motor skills and more. The students also will be able to enjoy the new playworld playground system.
For more information, contact Camy at 538-3094.
Warrior Run High School to issue parking permits
WATSONTOWN - Warrior Run High School student parking permits will be available beginning Tuesday for seniors only and continuing through Thursday for all other students.
Permits also will be available in the high school office on the first day of school and throughout the school year according to parking space availability.
Students may come to the office for a registration card at any time and receive a copy of the Student Driving Regulations. Registration card must be completed and signed by a parent or guardian and the student.
Registration cards must be returned to the office with the following information:
Proof of valid student driver's license.
Proof of current insurance and vehicle registration for all vehicles that will be driven to school.
$5 registration fee.
When all documentation and fees are verified by office staff, the student will receive a parking tag that must be visible in the student's vehicle at all times while in the district parking lot.
Any vehicle in violation of not being registered in the high school office is subject to being towed from the district property at the vehicle owner's expense.
Medical student scholarship available for Lycoming County residents
HARRISBURG - Lycoming County Medical Society, in conjunction with The Foundation of the Pennsylvania Medical Society, is pleased to announce the availability of the 2013 Lycoming County Medical Society Scholarship.
Multiple $2,500 awards are available to first- through fourth-year medical students who are residents of Lycoming County and enrolled full time in an accredited U.S. medical school.
Lycoming County Medical Society established the scholarship within the Foundation and presented the first award in 2002. Contributions from Lycoming County physicians made the fund possible. The society provides education, networking and legislative support for member physicians.
The Foundation of the Pennsylvania Medical Society, a nonprofit affiliate of the Pennsylvania Medical Society, provides programs and services for individual physicians and others that improve the well-being of Pennsylvanians and sustain the future of medicine.
For an application, call the Foundation's Student Financial Services office at 717-558-7852, or visit the Student Financial Services page under www.foundationpamdesoc.org. The deadline is Sept. 30.
South Williamsport resident named LPN Career Center July Student of the Month
LEWISBURG - The Central Susquehanna LPN Career Center announced its student of the month for July.
Michele Heckman of South Williamsport was selected for the award by her instructors. Students are recognized for exhibiting leadership qualities, showing exceptional nursing care in the clinical setting and for outstanding achievement in the classroom.
Heckman is a graduate of Shikellamy High School and Pennsylvania College of Technology. She is expected to complete training at the LPN Career Center this month, at which point she will be eligible to take the National Council Licensure Exam (NCLEX) to become a licensed practical nurse.
Located in Lewisburg, the LPN Career Center is operated by the Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit (CSIU) and is approved by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing (PSBN) and accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC).
For more information about the LPN Career Center, visit www.csiu.org/lpn.