Hannah Tavani and Meghan Mendler advanced to Quarterfinals in News broadcasting and Whitney Madill went to semifinals in Informative Speaking at the Pennsylvania High School Speech League State Championships at Bloomsburg University.
Coleman Butler competed in Impromptu Speaking. Lucy Fink represented Towanda in Congressional Debate.
They all showed their Black Knight Pride!
The district confirms there was evidence of theft of tax dollars. Upon discovery, an employee was questioned, and a full investigation was conducted. This employee has resigned. The district contacted the District Attorney, the local police department, and a Forensic Auditor. The district is fully cooperating with authorities on this matter. The loss of $6,891.11 should be covered by the district’s insurance, and the district would expect full restitution to be part of any sentence for the employee responsible.
The spring 2018 Pennsylvania System of School Assessments (PSSA) will be administered to Towanda Elementary School students during the month of April, 2018. All students in grades 3 - 6 will be participating in the assessment. Testing will begin each morning at 8:45 a.m. The length of testing will be approximately 60 minutes.
The Winter Sports Award Program is scheduled for Monday, March 26th at 7 PM in the high school auditorium for those students who participated in a JV or Varsity winter sport. Following the awards, pizza will be provided by the Towanda Booster Club.
Earlier in the year, the Towanda Area School District Administration was contacted by several concerned parents and students regarding alleged rumors of misconduct between a substitute teacher and students. In conjunction with the authorities, we have thoroughly investigated the allegations. The district will not be sharing any additional details regarding the outcome of the investigation at this time since the allegations involve students.