ERIE, Pa (February 3, 2016) -- Central Career & Technical School received a Golden Football from the National Football League in honor of alumnus Fred Biletnikoff. Read the full story from the Erie Times-News here.
ERIE, Pa (January 19, 2016) -- Central Career & Technical School received a grant for $22,500 from the Gene Haas Foundation, which will be used towards scholarships for students to attend the Machine Trades Adult Education Tech After Hours. High school seniors and adults can apply for scholarships for Erie's Public Schools Adult Education Machining program here.
ERIE, Pa (January 19, 2016) -- Two EPS students were selected to participate in the first annual BayHawks Kids Reporter Program, a partnership with the Erie BayHawks and Erie Times-News. Ontrell Thomas of McKinley Elementary School and Jyleek Evans of JoAnna Connell School were chosen out of more than 20 students who signed up and auditioned for the Kid Reporters Team. The Kid Reporters will create and produce videos, interviews and articles to be featured on NIE.GoErie.com, ErieBayHawks.com and YouTube.
ERIE, Pa (January 11, 2016) -- Ninety-two eyar-old Erie resident Florence Spiringer has volunteered in Erie's Public Schools for 14 years; most recently at Lincoln Elementary School. Read her feature in the Erie Times-News here.
ERIE, Pa (January 4, 2016) -- Several EPS students had their artwork recognized in the first-ever "Create Your Own Comics" contest, a partnership between Erie Times-News in Education and the Erie Art Museum. Two second grade students from Grover Cleveland Elementary School, Landon DeDeionsio and Joshua Hoffman, placed 2nd and 3rd respectively in the K-4 competition. JoAnna Connell seventh grader Zyshyon Vaughn placed 1st in grades 5-8. All finalists will receive a one-year student membership to the Erie Art Museum. Over 100 students from the area submitted their own comic books and graphic novels for the competition.
ERIE, Pa (January 4, 2016) -- Students at JoAnna Connell and Diehl School share their resolutions and future goals for 2016 with the Erie Times-News. Read the full article here.
ERIE, Pa (January 4, 2016) -- Erie's Public Schools and the Second Harvest Food Bank expanded its successful backpack program over the holiday season in a continued effort to help the community. Read the full article from the Erie-Times News here.
ERIE, Pa (December 21, 2015) -- Central Career & Technical School is currently displaying its 6th annual light show, this season's theme titled "Tech the Bells." The light show includes four synchronized songs to over 30,000 lights. Read the full article from the Erie Times-News here.
ERIE, Pa (November 24, 2015) -- Students and staff from both JoAnna Connell and Central Career & Techincal Schools participated in this year's Polar Plunge on Saturday November 21st at Presque Isle Beach #7. The Polar Plunge is a fundraiser for Special Olympics Pennsylvania athletes that also creates awareness of Special Olympic programming.
ERIE, Pa (November 20, 2015) -- Student Council members at Wayne School participated in a project titled "Coins for Cookies," in which they collected coins in each homeroom and used the money to purchase cookie baskets and trays for Station 8 firefighters on East Ave. The students and staff wanted to show appreciation to local firefighters for their committment to keeping the community safe. Students also decorated posters and cards to include with the baskets.