August 27th, 2015
Wednesday marked the start of the 2015-16 school year in the St. Marys Area School District. Shown are students peering out a school bus window as it departs the St. Marys Catholic Elementary School parking lot after dropping off students at the start of the day.
This snapshot from the past features the St. Marys Area High School Varsity Cheerleading Squad from 1993. In the photo shown seated from left to right are Anita Defranco, Nicki Gillen and Ruthann Klaiber, captains. In the second row are Jodie Alton, Kelly Hanes, Ann Defilippi, Janel Perschka, and Jamie Alton. In the third row are Kim Greiner, Amy Fields, Christine Brown, Amy DeAngelo, Allyson Cuccia, Amy Dick, and Andrea Thompson.
Joe Schaut, center, is shown presenting first place trophies to Wally Vollmer and Florence Egolf for winning a tennis tournament in the late 1930s or early 1940s.
Monday, Aug. 24 - First day back to school for staff at St. Marys Area High School
Tuesday, Aug. 25 - SMASD teacher in-service day
Wednesday, Aug. 26 - First day of school for St. Marys Area School District
Friday, Aug. 28 - PTO Popsicles on the Playground at South St. Marys Street Elementary
Keystone Elk Country Alliance (KECA) chairman John "The Sheriff" Geissler and KECA mascot Benny the Elk entertain the crowd prior to the KECA Elk Tag Raffle drawing on Sunday afternoon.
This snapshot from the past features Elk County Christian High School students in 1963 as these ladies learn to sew. Shown in the first row are Carol Blessel, Joanne Pasquarette, and Judy Bobenrieth; second row; Barbara Benedict, Janet Bleggi, and Julia Bauer; third row, Mary Baum, Susan Anderson, Nancy Samick, Linda Bauer, Marlene Robacker, Mary Jo Bayer, Ann Becker, Sister Claudia, and D'Arcy Bliskey; and standing, Shirley Auman, Linda Reider, Lois Roth and Linda C. Bauer.
The 11-18 year old members of the 1991 Blue Tide Swimming team are left to right: front row, Aaron Bleggi, James Gausman, Lisa Mirtich, Emily Rezmerski, Kim Beck, Erica Vogt, Jackie Levenduski, and Kelly Cheatle. Second row, Mary Detwiler, Kelly Werner, Katie Broughton, John Pounds, Josie Wolfe, Rick Imhof, Mike Weichold, Steve Pounds and coach Lindie Estus. Third row, Monica Dornish, Michelle Cashmer, Jennifer Shturtz, Erica Taylor, Cathy Weichold, Barbie Loeffler, Kurt Cheatle, Steve Detwiler and coach Roben Breindel.
Events and activities taking place this week include:
Monday, Aug. 17 - St. Marys City Council meeting at 7 p.m. at City Hall
Tuesday, Aug. 18 - St. Marys Heritage Preservation meeting at the St. Marys Area Chamber of Commerce.
Wednesday, Aug. 19 - St. Marys Area Middle School orientation
Thursday, Aug. 20 - Jay Township Supervisors meeting at 7 p.m. in the Jay Twp. Municipal Building in Weedville and St. Marys Area High School freshman orientation.
Friday, Aug. 21 - St. Marys Area Chamber of Commerce Wing Fling on Market Street.
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Guardrail replacement is underway along state Route 120 between Ridgway and St. Marys.