Suspension and expulsion are two forms of disciplinary action that school districts can use to manage student behavior when they do not comply with district policy. Out-of-school suspension can last up to 10 days, while expulsion is 10 days or more and can last an entire academic school year.No Pennsylvania school board in 2017-18 expelled students for academic reasons, according to state department of education documents. However, districts did expel students for the following reasons: conduct, drug and alcohol, tobacco, violence and weapons. Here are 25 school districts that expelled the largest number of students in 2017-18.Beaver Area School District, Beaver County: Beaver Area Senior High School Enrollment: 672 Conduct expulsion: 6 Drug and alcohol expulsion: 5 Weapon expulsion: 1 Total: 12 Bethlehem Area School District, Northampton County: Liberty High School Enrollment: 2,726 Weapon expulsion: 6 Violence expulsion: 4 Conduct expulsion: 1 Drug and alcohol expulsion: 1 Total: … [Read more...] about These are the Pa. schools that expelled the most students in 2017-18
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The first snowfall of the season is expected in central Pennsylvania today, with snow and sleet expected in the southern part of the state beginning between 7 and 10 a.m., and in the Harrisburg area between 10 a.m. and noon.Here are links to websites for schools in 11 central Pennsylvania counties where you can check to see whether the winter weather will prompt delays or cancellations of schools:Adams CountyBermudian Springs Gettysburg AreaConewago ValleyFairfield AreaUpper AdamsBerks CountyBoyertown Area AntietamWilsonWyomissing AreaHamburg AreaMuhlenberg Brandywine Heights AreaCumberland CountyPublic schoolsBig SpringCamp HillCarlisle AreaCumberland-Perry Area Vocational-Technical SchoolCumberland ValleyEast Pennsboro AreaMechanicsburg AreaShippensburg AreaSouth MiddletonWest ShoreNon-public schoolsSt. Joseph SchoolSt. Patrick SchoolSt. Theresa SchoolTrinity High SchoolCarlisle Christian AcademyChristian School of Grace Baptist ChurchHeritage Christian AcademyGood … [Read more...] about Will the first winter snow cause school delays or cancellations? Find out here.
Friday November 9, 2018 09:53 AM Written by Mike Drago No. 4 Wilson (8-3) vs. No. 1 Harrisburg (10-1) District 3 Class 6A semifinal Kick: Saturday, 1, at Severance Field, Harrisburg. Series: Bulldogs lead 4-2. Bulldogs update: Lancaster-Lebanon League Section 1 tri-champs eased past Red Lion 36-0 in quarterfinals, second straight shutout and third of season. ... Elijah Morales topped 1,000 yards and scored 3 TDs; he's second in Berks with 16. ... QB Anthony Futrick has thrown for 1,432 yards, second-most in Berks. ... WR Brady Gibble is averaging 21.2 yards on 21 receptions, with Berks-high 9 TD catches. ... Allowing just 89 rushing yards per game, third-best in Berks, but 159 through air. ... S Troy Corson, who leads team with 55 tackles, is playing with cast on hand after breaking bone; he broke up pass last week. ... CB Isaiah Gilmore handled punt return duties last week, instead of Corson. ... LB Nate Hoekstra leads … [Read more...] about High school football preview capsules: Week 11
Wednesday November 7, 2018 08:26 AM Friday's District 3 Class 4A quarterfinal Written by Mike Drago No. 2 Berks Catholic (8-2) vs. No. 10 Lampeter-Strasburg (6-5) Kick: Friday, 7, at Forino Athletic Complex. Series: Saints lead 1-0. Saints update: Coming off bye week after ending season with 5 straight wins and third straight Berks League Section 2 title. ... Lone losses came to Central Dauphin (7-0), No. 3 seed in Class 6A field, and Malvern Prep (42-32), which remains unbeaten. ... Recorded 5 mercy-rule victories. ... QB Terrance Derr is second-ranked passer in Berks, with 177 passing efficiency rating, 57.4 completion rate and 14-4 TD-to-INT ratio. ... Derr is sixth all-time in Berks with 45 TD passes and seventh with 4,096 passing yards. ... Ranked No. 1 in Berks in total defense, rushing defense and scoring defense (10.4). ... Opposing passers are completing just 43.6 percent of passes. ... Have allowed just 5 first-half … [Read more...] about High school football preview: Berks Catholic vs. Lampeter-Strasburg
(iStock) (Harrisburg) -- Several midstate school districts had to delay the start of their academic calendars because of mold. The discovery of spores pushed back the start of classes in Dauphin, Cumberland, Lancaster, Schuylkill and Northumberland counties this year. Conestoga Valley School District in Lancaster County found mold in two of its elementary schools. Public relations coordinator Kendal Gapinski said the problem is due to the buildings' outdated heating and cooling systems. "And because of the humidity, the wrapping that was around the pipes became saturated with condensation and that led to development of mold on those pipes," Gapinski said. "That wrapping became so saturated that it started leaking down into a few of the drop ceiling tiles below." The incident delayed classes by two days. Gapinski said students in the hardest hit classrooms at Smoketown Elementary have been moved to other buildings until cleanup is finished, likely in October. Classes in the Milton … [Read more...] about Mold causes problems for schools across the midstateYou may also be interested in…