BEA in the news
BEA in the news
Brit Milazzo
Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Bald Eagle Area School District often makes local and state attention for its initiatives in education. Since November 2017, the district and its students, employees and schools have made the news more than 1,000 times, which does not include game-by-game sports coverage. Below are some links made public to news stories from media outlets such as ABC23, Altoona Mirror, Centre County Gazette, Centre County ReportCentre Daily Times, Lewistown Sentinel, Lock Haven Express, Penn State news, The Progress, WPSU, WJAC-TV, WTAJ-TV and more. More news coverage of BEA can also be found on our social media accounts such as Facebook and Twitter. To see a list of BEA features on the Success Starts Here website by the Pennsylvania School Board Association, visit this link: https://www.beasd.org/article/104244?org=district-office. The state has featured the district 71 times since Feb. 18, 2018.

Penn State (May 8, 2019): Max Besong’s physics class at Bald Eagle Area High School was the topic of this Penn State article. They presented research at the university. Read more, here: https://news.psu.edu/story/573570/2019/05/08/earth-and-environment/supercomputer-cluster-donation-helps-turn-high-school

Lock Haven Express (May 8, 2019): Two third-grade students from Port Matilda Elementary School were among a group of student winners in a literacy contest from around the county. Read more, here: http://www.lockhaven.com/news/local-news/2019/05/students-win-youth-author-and-illustrator-contest/

Altoona Community Theatre (May 2019): The drama department at Bald Eagle Area High School is up for six Isaac Awards for its spring production of "Hello, Dolly!" Read more, here: http://www.altoonacommunitytheatre.com/education/isaac-awards/?fbclid=IwAR34b0FIGdY14rczUMGvdvjBDg2sytzF2NpFi1ZO2NVzPADi-1BPaNjAzfA

State College Magazine (May 2019): Roger Proctor, a fourth-grade teacher at Port Matilda Elementary School was named one of the county's Teachers of the Year through State College Magazine. Proctor was selected after being nominated by colleagues and community members. Read more, here: http://www.statecollegemagazine.com/news/2019-05-01/Features/2019_Teachers_of_the_Year.html 

Lock Haven Express (April 26, 2019): Bald Eagle Area High School student Alden Henrie is preparing for the whitewater slalom world championships in Poland after placing first in the U.S. team trials in Oklahoma City. Read more, here: http://www.lockhaven.com/sports/local-sports/2019/04/bea-alden-henrie-captures-gold-medal-at-2019-u-s-team-trials/

Centre Daily Times (April 21, 2019): The CDT features information about a Bald Eagle Area senior who is headed to Poland this summer for the whitewater slalom world championships. Read more, here: https://amp.centredaily.com/sports/high-school/article229475949.html

PA Department of Education (April 9, 2019): Bald Eagle Area School District made the list for having outstanding music education. Read more, here: https://www.media.pa.gov/Pages/Education-Details.aspx?newsid=616

The Progress (April 8, 2019): Team System Overload from Howard Elementary School got a second-place finish in the regional K'NEX Design Competition. Read more, here: http://www.theprogressnews.com/ciu-no-k-nex-design-challenge-winners/article_17fc6744-7ab5-5d48-979a-f453047f9e93.html

Lock Haven Express (March 26, 2019): The state championship-winning volleyball team at Bald Eagle Area High School was recognized by the state at a ceremony in Harrisburg. Read more, here: http://www.lockhaven.com/news/community/2019/03/bea-volleyball-state-champs-recognized/

WJAC-TV (March 24, 2019): It's Pi Day, and Bald Eagle Area Middle School math teacher Kayleigh Buda had a creative way to celebrate — by inserting fun activities, such as an escape room, into math lessons. See more, here: https://www.facebook.com/SamYorkReports/videos/477726759427796/

Centre Daily Times (March 21, 2019): The unified bocce Gold team at Bald Eagle Area High School is state championship and the CDT features some information. Read more, here: https://www.centredaily.com/sports/high-school/article228239609.html

Lock Haven Express (March 14, 2019): At Bald Eagle Area Middle and High School, when you say "Blueberry" and "Kiwi," it's likely that you're not talking about fruit. This article has a feature on the two parakeets living in the school's library named after the fruit. Read more, here: http://www.lockhaven.com/news/progress/2019/03/blueberry-and-kiwi-greet-students-at-bea-high-school-library/

Centre County Gazette (March 1, 2019): ‪The Gold team from Bald Eagle Area’s unified bocce program is heading to states on March 20-21. Read more, here: http://www.statecollege.com/news/Education/bocce-ballin,1479455/?fbclid=IwAR2E71aX9yoP9zBeRQZXNj6ClkkrCiCJuDfni0KgCk8Xh_Fb2cYEtSqALKY

ABC23 (Feb. 22, 2019): Sarah Steer, a third-grade teacher at Port Matilda Elementary School, keeps a Presidents Day tradition going with her class by holding the Presidential Wax Museum. See more, here: https://www.abc23.com/Video/video.asp?VideoID=26965&fbclid=IwAR2H2IkXjk86vt9-iYljBCy7unPNsy4JWyVrw3_41Zy2xLdVD2rgyb8TsHE

WJAC-TV (Feb. 22, 2019): Port Matilda Elementary School third-grade students annually hold a Presidential Wax Museum. See more, here: https://wjactv.com/news/local/centre-co-elementary-students-stage-presidential-wax-museum?fbclid=IwAR3HGDbFedT1VuKe3-KZmt-5Bm3g2y8ifxggLA3mhkL3BHwbTyNmb_bkEnA

Lock Haven Express (Feb. 15, 2019): Members of FBLA at Bald Eagle Area High School are headed to states. Read more, here: http://www.lockhaven.com/news/local-news/2019/02/19-bea-students-headed-to-state-fbla-conference/

Lock Haven University (Feb. 14, 2019): A 2018 Bald Eagle Area High School grad was featured in this Lock Haven University video about why he loves his school. It’s part of a bigger Valentine’s Day campaign at the college to promote the great things about LHU. See more, here: https://animoto.com/play/yIsTvlrus9sr0KzCMrkVjg?fbclid=IwAR3IgOvuUlAQAleHNvSOxtbldXSOBMXuaky26PXcEY8unFDWvJ8L3MY3qEM

Lock Haven Express (Feb. 12, 2019): The Mock Trial team at Bald Eagle Area High School works with local legal professionals to help them better compete against others. Read more, here: http://www.lockhaven.com/news/community/2019/02/bald-eagle-area-mock-trial-team-works-with-legal-professionals/?fbclid=IwAR0qg35MPJx20Qmdh4yfcFtyJB4tPsMhcnVQvw5XZ2UBtSnmpSf0cre0ND4

Centre Daily Times (Feb. 10, 2019): Unified bocce is a program at Bald Eagle Area High School made possible by Special Olympics PA and PIAA to allow students in special education to partner with their regular ed peers to play a sport together as equal teammates. Read more, here: https://www.centredaily.com/sp...

Centre Daily Times (Feb. 8, 2019): The unified bocce program at Bald Eagle Area High School is one of the most popular programs in the district. It was also the first PIAA-sponsored unified sport to make its way to a public school in Centre County. Read more, here: https://www.centredaily.com/ne...

WTAJ-TV (Feb. 6, 2019): Bald Eagle Area's Kael Gardner and Blake Roberts singed letters of intent to play football at a Division I university. See more, here: https://www.wearecentralpa.com/sports/local-sports/signing-day-bald-eagle-standouts-sign-to-saint-francis/1761116427?fbclid=IwAR02z-gnWP9V4-IWD64q2bDCMTGRHQnbnO5u2YPieIQoNLEgnhDqtg_RajM

Lock Haven Express (Feb. 5, 2019): ‪Terry McCaslin is the school resource officer at Bald Eagle Area School District. Read more, here: http://www.lockhaven.com/news/community/2019/02/bea-welcomes-new-school-resource-officer/?fbclid=IwAR37KllQSvSD8SMJlEbfodFyCpKEVIuLJw-5TkhpWnVKE6gAfHITH9Tkz90

Lock Haven Express (Feb. 4, 2019): Every year, students involved with Bald Eagle FFA team have had a good showing at the annual Pennsylvania Farm Show. Read more, here: http://www.lockhaven.com/news/local-news/2019/02/bea-students-thrive-at-103rd-annual-pa-farm-show/?fbclid=IwAR1q8mwcyo2phedbUztZoqkP6O1AtQZ9bfVi2KyDDatFsSkYc80WsacOdVs

Centre Daily Times (Jan. 25, 2019): ‪Graduates from Bald Eagle Area High School were recently inducted in the Centre County Chapter of the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame. BEA 2019 inductees are Don Robinson, Allan Fisher, Jeff Miles, Mike Condo and Steve Wiser. Read more, here: https://www.centredaily.com/sports/article225088530.html

Lock Haven Express (Jan. 16, 2019): Lots of similarities between Bald Eagle Area's Jaden Jones and his father Dave Jones — especially when it comes to football and winning a district title. Read more, here: http://www.lockhaven.com/news/local-news/2019/01/like-father-like-son-2/?fbclid=IwAR1nW6krokAKHyH5DgUGY93gYwWEfPy-T3E-oQFcgo1CkZu7JwDuc62Rx5s

Centre Daily Times ‪(Jan. 15, 2019): Bald Eagle Area School District plans to roll out a new anonymous reporting system, Safe2Say. It provides a way for students, teachers and community members to report threatening behavior that may endanger an individual or school. Read more, here: https://www.centredaily.com/news/local/education/article224559475.html#storylink=cpyhttps://www.centredaily.com/news/local/education/article224559475.html

Centre Daily Times (Jan. 11, 2019): This article breaks down the winners of the PA Farm Show, including those students from Bald Eagle Area School District. Read more, here: https://www.centredaily.com/news/state/pennsylvania/article224283295.html

ABC27-TV (Jan. 7, 2019): ABC27 in Harrisburg featured the miniature landscape contest at the PA Farm Show. They may have highlighted a different school, but the footage of the projects are just about all from Bald Eagle Area High School students. See more, here: https://www.abc27.com/news/local/miniature-landscaping-competition-at-pennsylvania-farm-show/1691064179?fbclid=IwAR2wNcsRDjpl5q95w7m47VcHetTwFNxJ_eJrxPY_PjhPK73muR0Zs6keHeE

Lock Haven Express (Jan. 5, 2019): A Mountaintop Area Elementary School student was a winner of the Nickelodeon Toy Run, held at the Walmart in DuBois just before Christmas break. Read more, here: http://www.lockhaven.com/news/local-news/2019/01/boy-6-grabs-hundreds-of-toys-in-sweepstakes/?fbclid=IwAR1Imy96dxK5bNUwN8pSfihNjNmj6Dn8AjYJKp0Sfe1JB4FiMeet2mULbTA

Wildlife Leadership Academy (January 2019): Freshman Rosalie Sowers attended the state Wildlife Leadership Academy and is now a conservation ambassador. To outreach, she regularly writes blogs about hunting. Read more, here: https://wildlifeleadershipacademy.org/on-the-hunt/?fbclid=IwAR169BSG-OO0plyUfNUyW1eB2oAsotSU6TB48ayrg4lKij9rAD0fJjqZZW0

Lock Haven Express (Dec. 21, 2018): Students at Wingate Elementary School held what they called a "Country Christmas" concerts. Read more, here: http://www.lockhaven.com/news/community/2018/12/wingate-elementary-presents-a-country-christmas/

WJAC-TV (Dec. 18, 2018): The choir at Bald Eagle Area High School is one of the best local programs in the area. See more, here: https://wjactv.com/features/choral-christmas/bald-eagle-high-school?fbclid=IwAR2bOMfRQLdsZSGgOyDxcDdcsTMfNKpbwAsmfFCw9Xex4wRGKRfyI8QGy5w

Lock Haven Express (Dec. 15, 2018): Bald Eagle Area School District is making headlines for its national recognition of the MTSS program — an intervention process that helps identify and meet the needs of students. Read more, here: http://www.lockhaven.com/news/local-news/2018/12/bea-honored-for-high-quality-instruction-intervention-to-student-needs/?fbclid=IwAR16oc9-cBOXPfZWJb3aD4CSRu1WkmiN4lWQzxz3nxPCrZoXWSlOt_rETJY

Lock Haven Express (Dec. 14, 2018): A Christmas tree at the Festival of Trees could be found with a western theme. It was that from Howard Elementary School that won in a certain category. Read more, here: http://www.lockhaven.com/news/local-news/2018/12/howard-elementary-wins-tree-decorating-contest-with-western-theme/?fbclid=IwAR0RXJ7xKVxppSS_h0LavllxAV3aGJMTg0_HeAq65lMMm54QxS8kSAFfvuo

WJAC-TV (Dec. 12, 2018): ‪Students from Bald Eagle Area High School were lucky enough to learn more about distracted driving from a Pennsylvania dad who lost his daughter in 2009 due to distracted driving. A couple students were even featured in the news clip about the program. See more, here: https://wjactv.com/news/local/father-looks-save-lives-with-end-distracted-driving?fbclid=IwAR38qVTLMSxYwBqXyJ6TZUUaCIcfTP2BaLQZrq-fj3pjNpmVuiGAtMJnkvs

Centre Daily Times (Dec. 5, 2018): Keegan Stanisic, a first-grade student at Mountaintop Area Elementary School, was among three nationwide winners of the grand prize through the Nickelodeon Toy Run: Family Style sweepstakes. Read more, here: https://www.centredaily.com/latest-news/article222661690.html

Courier Express (Dec. 5, 2018): Mountaintop Area Elementary School first-grade student Keegan Stanisic became a household name after winning a $3,000 shopping spree through Nickelodeon and Walmart. He was one of the three nationwide winners among more than 150,000 entries. Read more, here: http://m.thecourierexpress.com/news/child-s-mom-winning-toy-run-was-like-winning-the/article_6f880857-c314-5405-89e2-db3b4052d925.html?fbclid=IwAR0pCduXvCXbZoqwbf-ClMSN02mBR0pXd_aiZ29_4QWAq-rX5csM38CQFyM

Courier Express (Dec. 5, 2018): When Mountaintop Area Elementary School student Keegan Stanisic was named a winner of the Nickelodeon Toy Run — a “family style” spin off of the original show — his mom Raquel said it was like winning the lottery. Read more, here: http://m.thecourierexpress.com/news/boy-s-dreams-come-true-in-toy-aisles-of-dubois/article_e45409df-3d50-5aac-a9fb-ab20cce895ec.html?fbclid=IwAR1P3qGAS1a7VU1p-2jjGKQ92h10DdbnPX_kcd7eQsavqbjERrYgOVOIe7Q

Penn State (Dec. 4, 2018): Bald Eagle Area High School graduate Phoebe McClincy talks a little bit in this article about astrophysics research she’s involved in at Penn State. Read more, here: https://news.psu.edu/story/550386/2018/12/04/research/ligo-supercomputer-upgrade-will-speed-groundbreaking-astrophysics

WTAJ-TV (Dec. 4, 2018): Mountaintop Area Elementary School student Keegan Stanisic had a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. He was a winner of the Nickelodeon Toy Run: Family Style sweepstakes. He had three minutes to run around Walmart and fill a shopping cart full of toys. See more, here: https://www.wearecentralpa.com/news/wtaj-web-1st/wtaj-web-1st-boy-wins-3-000-toy-shopping-spree/1639172583?fbclid=IwAR3HugnmQFeuNEnBQbxArtR7kf-FSzSY6l9WhuCRQl9kENuKvavdJdFrUck

WJAC-TV (Dec. 4, 2018): A Mountaintop Area Elementary School first-grade student and his mom were a part of the Nickelodeon Toy Run: Family Style sweepstakes. Keegan Stanisic was one of three winners among more than 150,000 entries. See more, here: https://wjactv.com/news/local/snow-shoe-boy-wins-nickelodeon-shopping-spree-at-walmart?fbclid=IwAR0CJmdV2UwlDM2Fps2bjuHSSxaFTlPjlsDrgTS0vdCkfP9m1wc_ntHHVvI

Bear Country Good News (December 2018): Bald Eagle Area School District was featured in the December issue of Bear Country Good News magazine. View more, here: https://view.joomag.com/good-news-magazine-december18-good-news-issue-to-publish-online/0764745001543972463?fbclid=IwAR29zre5ZPJOWkXjwZ2o3_D5UGinFXqj6ZdnYzcbrDH7Vjnsnf-ZTwCqYl8

Penn State (Nov. 26. 2018): ‪Penn State winter graduation is soon and Meghan Shiels will be the student marshal for the Bellisario College of Communications. She’s also a Bald Eagle Area Class of 2015 graduate. Read more, here: https://news.psu.edu/story/548913/2018/11/26/academics/advertising-pr-major-selected-bellisario-college-student-marshal?fbclid=IwAR2KId7dcGtDgj-sp1EjFBYfQaIKJVAIp9hdiDpvaoE0DGZp2CA6GwkDBdM

Centre Daily Times (Nov. 15, 2018): Students from Bald Eagle Area School District helped create artwork that is featured on the 2019 calendar through the Centre County Recycling and Refuse Authority. Read more, here: https://amp.centredaily.com/living/liv-columns-blogs/article221600570.html?__twitter_impression=true

Lock Haven Express (Nov. 12, 2018): Bald Eagle Area School District honors local veterans in an annual ceremony it hosts. Read more, here: http://www.lockhaven.com/news/local-news/2018/11/bea-honors-local-veterans/?fbclid=IwAR1tbq7BjWfqSDfCDig5wWNS9iOWMkTEzoKjjayDeQcz8C4gdXTAa7cE5Nk

ABC23 (Nov. 12, 2018): The Fresh is Better showcase at BEA was the Civic Service feature of the week by ABC23. See more, here: http://www.abc23.com/Video/video.asp?VideoID=26116&fbclid=IwAR3RwMvhsrOGicOJeWjhQupfO0EIdmr__szLUGfHQLNTW68Gf_xmGJVjk7g

WBLF-Radio (Nov. 7, 2018): Bald Eagle Area Middle and High School Principal Jack Tobias and teachers Kayleen Dugal and Annette Threeton were interviewed about a Veterans day ceremony the district annually hosts. Listen, here: https://soundcloud.com/user-560666542/bald-eagle-area-high-school-veterans-day-celebration?fbclid=IwAR2AVMtfiBFkLMEmXbO1VOoLOdP34eUAcjdalG7Fk_qaC9NbqDS8aYqB2bI

Wildlife Leadership Academy (November 2018): Freshman Rosalie Sowers attended the state Wildlife Leadership Academy and is now a conservation ambassador. To outreach, she regularly writes blogs about hunting. Read more, here: https://wildlifeleadershipacademy.org/on-the-hunt/?fbclid=IwAR169BSG-OO0plyUfNUyW1eB2oAsotSU6TB48ayrg4lKij9rAD0fJjqZZW0

WTAJ-TV (Oct. 31, 2018): Bald Eagle Area School District gets safety grant. See more, here: https://www.wearecentralpa.com/news/local-school-districts-receive-25-000-safety-grants/1564701069?fbclid=IwAR0Gr_fXKtCivxKxlLUQvfMinRIyk1QtkHojG6KbyVYMa9kJf-n97Cuzgzg

Penn State (Oct. 23, 2018): Bridget Miller, a student teacher at Wingate Elementary School, was quoted in this Penn State article. Read more, here: https://news.psu.edu/story/543291/2018/10/23/academics/helping-prospective-educators-land-jobs-goal-alumni-student?fbclid=IwAR1ZrydlDyjukp2Z9d6SGO1D_j77zn3AKEMt7K7wXRkotFbEBzl6lY_P6k0

Lewistown Sentinel (Oct. 10, 2018): Bald Eagle Area School District is working with other community partners on a project to better promote workforce education. Read more, here: http://www.lewistownsentinel.com/news/business/2018/10/seal-of-approval-for-centreready/?fbclid=IwAR08PdyE2KCaB8j2eVEjoxrewEbA4shwMpOQhXki0jxkb7e-40gokcZt_w8

Centre Daily Times (Oct. 10, 2018): Students in Todd Biddle’s class at Bald Eagle Area High School have been working on a project to make and sell dog biscuits that have been certified by the state. Read more, here: https://www.centredaily.com/ne...

Centre Daily Times (Oct. 4, 2018): Bald Eagle Area High School students have been given the OK by the state to make and sell dog biscuits. It’s part of a class project that teaches them the details of food production, including that for pets and other animals. Read more, here: https://www.centredaily.com/ne...

Lock Haven Express (Oct. 2, 2018): Students in Todd Biddle's Bald Eagle Area High School agriculture class have been making dog biscuits that are state approved to sell. Read more, here: http://www.lockhaven.com/news/community/2018/10/bea-students-make-sell-dog-treats/?fbclid=IwAR0GAzKWe90_Un8Kh7mL9Od6R-A41fP6T1_IVnsEMI8sGcH5a-4HJNBIqKQ

WJAC-TV (Sept. 27, 2018): The homecoming parade through Milesburg is always the highlight of the fall for Bald Eagle Area School District. See more, here: https://www.facebook.com/ShawnWJAC/photos/a.1882742872030720/1919576248347382/?type=3&theater

Lock Haven Express (Sept. 24, 2018): Bald Eagle Area's Jaden Jones is known for his leadership on and off the football field. Read more, here: http://www.lockhaven.com/sports/local-sports/2018/09/player-profile-bald-eagle-area-high-school-football-quarterback-jaden-jones/?fbclid=IwAR1RmSH_-_BODDxrXlX-4EwW_MeE1XfFXa_-8t9tu1H3t2yTiLkVA26O064

Altoona Mirror (Sept. 18, 2018): Bald Eagle Area School District is part of a collaborative effort to promote workforce education. Read more, here: http://www.altoonamirror.com/news/local-business/2018/09/centreready-debuts-workforce-initiative/?fbclid=IwAR3PPUsuXwU8FhyhYuXnAAsTE0JjTOAfLsduHL2chq19Q1wLoh--zT_0DuI

Lock Haven Express (Sept. 15, 2018): Business and education leaders in Centre County launch a new workforce initiative, and Bald Eagle Area School District is a part of it. The program is called CentreReady. Read more, here: http://www.lockhaven.com/news/business/2018/09/centre-county-education-leaders-launch-collaborative-workforce-preparedness-initiative/

Lock Haven Express (Sept. 5, 2018): Caleb Cain, a Bald Eagle Area High School student became an Eagle Scout. Read more, here: http://www.lockhaven.com/news/community/2018/09/milesburg-youth-earns-eagle-scout-award/?fbclid=IwAR0oYDuaNh3ogUD2qPvPE2V0Nb57Fw5qtDBeKlMOmgl1ntjAJ9w-SFm0oG0

Lock Haven Express (Sept. 1, 2018): Mason Finocchio, a Bald Eagle Area High School grad is still making national attention for a campaign he spearheaded to help raise money for local anti-hunger initiatives. Read more, here: http://www.lockhaven.com/news/community/2018/09/beas-mason-finocchio-recognized-nationally-for-projects/?fbclid=IwAR1WLVsUCI8PIWbyCLNW-_dJ4JV5T1Mi5qa0HUJclB8nRwAfzsceXd5jUtw

Wildlife Leadership Academy (September 2018): Freshman Rosalie Sowers attended the state Wildlife Leadership Academy and is now a conservation ambassador. To outreach, she regularly writes blogs about hunting. Read more, here: https://wildlifeleadershipacademy.org/on-the-hunt/?fbclid=IwAR169BSG-OO0plyUfNUyW1eB2oAsotSU6TB48ayrg4lKij9rAD0fJjqZZW0

Lock Haven Express (Aug. 29, 2018): Art students at Bald Eagle Area High School created a mosaic that was installed near the student parking lot. Its goal was to represent what the district is all about. Read more, here: http://www.lockhaven.com/news/local-news/2018/08/eagle-wings-mosaic-project-completed-at-bea/?fbclid=IwAR0238xxU6DZkyCRgGw8w5PDy6Z3_oSxMdepTRKnvtJuiZyPO2vdfBLI8ew

Lock Haven Express (Aug. 25, 2018): Bald Eagle Area School District was well-represented at the Centre County Grange Encampment and Fair. Read more, here: http://www.lockhaven.com/news/local-news/2018/08/bea-at-the-grange-fair/?fbclid=IwAR3OCpkMqXtTJlykjmfccDb_TIASk1hI-ossAJriPqd9T-LlvKCWNjkuQbI

Lock Haven Express (Aug. 23, 2018): Angela Hoover is a Class of 2004 Bald Eagle Area graduate and was named the warden at Clinton County Correctional Facility. Read more, here: http://www.lockhaven.com/news/local-news/2018/08/angela-hoover-named-county-prison-warden/

WJAC-TV (Aug. 23, 2018): Check out some of the footage used in this back-to-school news clip. You can see many Wingate Elementary School students and teachers. ‪See more, here: https://wjactv.com/news/local/back-to-school-tips-for-the-first-day-of-kindergarten

Lock Haven Express (Aug. 17, 2018): KinderCamp at Bald Eagle Area School District helps new students get acquainted with the routines of school before the first official day. Read more, here: http://www.lockhaven.com/news/community/2018/08/kindergarten-students-learn-school-routines-at-kindercamp/?fbclid=IwAR1Fur78dnYiKOULgcQOfdeOmMCJRctwyx98oUSJCKKj72LuqrDx22COzJw

WJAC-TV (Aug. 9, 2018): Bald Eagle Area School District holds an annual KinderCamp for soon-to-be kindergarten students. It's meant to help them adjust to the school routine before the first day. See more, here: https://wjactv.com/news/local/kindercamp-program-helps-kindergartners-adjust-before-the-real-first-day?fbclid=IwAR1BTKlqGieIpAUNomUvW4FBotzSVuX91h3WzoeXHGTY-8XvtUDX15HBlvI

Centre County Gazette (Aug. 8, 2018): A Bald Eagle Area High School student was in the running for Grange Fair Queen. Read more, here: http://www.statecollege.com/news/local-news/6-candidates-compete-for-grange-fair-queen,1477397/?fbclid=IwAR1fH-o0o-bTE9X4ExHK0bJnmb_c4lqjmOyHxQhI0IQ1G_nhri6WtULdIBA

WTAJ-TV (Aug. 8, 2018): Bald Eagle Area School District annually holds a KinderCamp event for students heading into school for the first time. See more, here: https://www.wearecentralpa.com...

WPSU (Aug. 7, 2018): A couple Mountaintop Area Elementary School students made it in this video by WPSU. See more, here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4bNYDD2t9-Y&fbclid=IwAR1-__YNvPYyUV4U16lCQaZnJyA32JNQ_Es9NkyymSJkoHUeM0T75F_Yuzw

Lock Haven Express (Aug. 3, 2018): Students in the Bald Eagle Area School District will be participating again in the PenPal program. Read more, here: http://www.lockhaven.com/news/community/2018/08/howard-happenings-31/?fbclid=IwAR1FK2yjrZ4lAJMqOcIufl_AWwvE0euE52GGmLVNjDA96qziLBu8OcjMDms

CBICC (Aug. 2, 2018): Some students from Bald Eagle Area School District participated in Pennsylvania Free Enterprise Week in Williamsport learning about how to run a business and more. See more, here: https://www.facebook.com/cbicc/?__tn__=kCH-R&eid=ARBQH5KJ8rsXCfXskZ4r_1blDd3rUqlqQ9KGypb5zs_OvcJzYVkDXQIdx2GfbeZvvCDiZ45uNB4ke3dt&hc_ref=ARQQirw-l4yKXHen3gLFi49alZhflUppwBrYsGXPr9nJmhGUPHbLrCek1_dYTUJfIoc&fref=nf

Lock Haven Express (July 27, 2018): Howard Elementary School holds an annual Walk-a-Thon event to help raise money for the Make-a-Wish Foundation. Read more, here: http://www.lockhaven.com/news/community/2018/07/students-help-make-wishes-come-true/?fbclid=IwAR0iAggXR7yQwilNheKC9EMyFepXp1nAnMDmSbgiimS1bjFomapb-S_k_V8

Lock Haven Express (July 19, 2018): Bald Eagle Area High School marching band performed in the National Independence Day Parade on July 4. Read more, here: http://www.lockhaven.com/news/local-news/2018/07/bald-eagle-band-went-to-washington-d-c/?fbclid=IwAR29vv8rh462BWNORVCgjD8WdzHBGw35Y0n-eaavLlWaMWwlNzOjbpZAjRU

Titanic Museum Attraction (July 14, 2018): A Wingate Elementary School student wrote a book about the Titanic that won a local writing competition and was later recognized by the national Titanic Museum in Tennessee.See more, here: https://www.facebook.com/Titan...

YouTube (July 4, 2018): A live video of the marching band at Bald Eagle Area High School performing in the National Independence Day Parade in Washington, D.C. See more, here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTpAvFXTnftJoh8F-bITjww?fbclid=IwAR3btnQUG-5yVgo86d6MaHUiHl1CpdgusD6HNFH9UaNhAbyTNzWHBHN-7KE&app=desktop

WTAJ-TV (June 27, 2018):Bald Eagle Area High School marching band was invited to perform in the National Independent Day Parade in Washington, D.C. See more, here: https://www.wearecentralpa.com/news/local-band-marching-their-way-to-the-national-stage/1269681298?fbclid=IwAR3V-CkvV2x2TcmjCBU36e48LNADk1uOhcSBN_qzig6SGnDcUAnWQsvbi9o

Lock Haven Express (June 15, 2018): In its first year competing the K'NEX team from Howard Elementary School made it to the state tournament. Read more, here: http://www.lockhaven.com/news/community/2018/06/howard-knex-team-wins-regionals-goes-to-states/?fbclid=IwAR3gDs6siIYWIHy71D0npFOuEcDKmWEi7dAC_XudnPCSAld4koXqulu5OkM

Lock Haven Express (June 6, 2018): Little free libraries can be seen around Bald Eagle Area School District. Port Matilda Elementary School is one site. Read more, here: http://www.lockhaven.com/news/community/2018/06/port-matilda-gets-little-free-library/

Lock Haven Express (June 5, 2018): Bald Eagle Area High School is the first school in Centre County to offer a unified sports team sponsored by PA Special Olympics and PIAA. Read more, here: http://www.lockhaven.com/sports/local-sports/2018/06/new-game-in-town-bea-becomes-first-school-district-to-have-piaa-sponsored-unified-bocce/?fbclid=IwAR0IelEbG6hwAxUqWY5LZobFm5b4hp0ikc25gPAWkeRDwkCe0d6_84-2PVU

Lock Haven Express (June 4, 2018): Recent Bald Eagle Area High School graduates receive a plethora of awards. See more, here: http://www.lockhaven.com/news/local-news/2018/06/bea-class-of-2018-receives-senior-awards/?fbclid=IwAR20ECWozO33ifjxOkimgWAPq0WGB-tVG0MMtkXfoWih-JdD--vjUX8GFX8

Centre County Gazette (May 22, 2018): The YMCA of Centre County offers free lunches for local students. Sites include those at district schools. Read more, here: http://www.statecollege.com/news/local-news/when-school-is-out-lunch-is-still-served-by-ymca,1476606/?fbclid=IwAR2fGNNRs_XhaRHUfeT0lBJYRQeFPljBYymh5Xk7CUHupcZRoHa1_r9p9Cw

Lock Haven Express (May 19, 2018): Students from Bald Eagle Area School District participated in the 24 Math Challenge. Read more, here: http://www.lockhaven.com/news/community/2018/05/local-students-place-in-math-24-challenge/?fbclid=IwAR3J-zFM-QrddP17wphR0IHFFLOsLJHzMkFGjRIUYtUudS_r8ZeX0VKL3Y0

Lock Haven Express (May 18, 2018): Each year, Bald Eagle Area School District hosts a banquet for all those from the district who are set to retire. Read more, here: http://www.lockhaven.com/news/community/2018/05/bea-honors-retirees-at-annual-banquet/?fbclid=IwAR3phQFanDWK6KhjogYN1GSw_0IK_PxvZQWrFrDhCVJasFbwqwkr8TEJHyQ

Lock Haven Express (May 11, 2018): Kaleigh Cunningham was named Miss BEA. Read more, here: http://www.lockhaven.com/news/community/2018/05/kaleigh-cunningham-crowned-miss-bea/?fbclid=IwAR3MF0N2NpynURG2OnjaO3fduP84Yn-5siJBlgADsBiUgfE8l1_0PKl2afY

WJAC-TV (May 9, 2018): Bald Eagle Area High School student Mason Finocchio has spent the past few years creating an event to raise money for anti-hunger programs in Centre County. See more, here: https://wjactv.com/news/local/bald-eagle-area-student-raises-awareness-thousands-of-dollars-for-hunger?fbclid=IwAR3qVHl7a5b55PDVQgu9Ytfwk27gn8ObeN2enuRmWc7V74lOitM-OZriWrU

Centre Daily Times (May 6, 2018): By the time Bald Eagle Area High School senior Mason Finocchio graduates in June, he will have raised more than $15,000 for his "Knock Out Hunger" campaign to benefit local food pantries and anti-hunger programs. Read more, here: https://www.centredaily.com/news/local/community/bald-eagle/article210136254.html?fbclid=IwAR2ybjJ6ZwNnw_D3vhWwBUb6mfD6h2gtGWDU_lm8dsz2LV-E6kutnHc4K90

Lock Haven Express (May 3, 2018): Bald Eagle Area School District was named to the NAMM's best communities for music education recognition. Read more, here: http://www.lockhaven.com/news/local-news/2018/05/beas-music-education-receives-national-recognition/?fbclid=IwAR1fRGYXFleF8C0rqoZyDPNuO8APRnPrJ4USl7shxpC2widJkq9t4bhdzUw

State College Magazine (May 1, 2018): Sixth-grade teacher Ron Hoover was named a Teacher of the Year through State College Magazine. Read more, here: http://www.statecollegemagazine.com/news/2018-05-01/Features/2018_Teachers_of_the_Year.html?fbclid=IwAR2Z7GLvBCG1i68-VPzJfeuVqjRN6idqkZypuKcsgF1h32wAAKzipwsJDBE

Penn State (April 22, 2018): Bald Eagle Area grad Phoebe McClincy is among a group of students who received an Erickson Discovery grant for her astrophysics research at Penn State. Read more, here: https://news.psu.edu/story/517667/2018/04/22/academics/72-undergraduate-students-awarded-erickson-discovery-grants

CPI (April 16, 2018): Eight CPI students from Bald Eagle Area High School competed at the SkillsUSA State Conference. Read more, here: http://www.cpi.edu/view_news.php?getnews=304&fbclid=IwAR0gXwq04Mzwh2Xt1lQdzBXaDKqY8TkSyQGZjP9zjgCYgArM1x1VbRjOrwg

WTAJ-TV (April 7, 2018): In the middle and high school's first-ever mini-Thon event, they raised more than $5,000 to support the Four Diamonds fund. See more, here: https://www.wearecentralpa.com/news/bald-eagle-area-sd-students-raise-more-than-5000-for-children-battling-cancer/1105677090?fbclid=IwAR0RN2AfS8uSE69VoKoyzyy0M3ZVwPhwlJQXupZxaCI8dNC8VJBvflFUcjQ

ABC23 (March 31, 2018): Charlee Marshall, a Bald Eagle Area student who also studies at CPI, created a donation drive for homeless veterans. It was inspired by members of her family who have served in the armed forces. See more, here: http://www.abc23.com/Video/video.asp?VideoID=24862&fbclid=IwAR0dl5-daUl1W9J2NVLjkLgR1Eh2kBdvYGmp6BHRIvko0gDR78CkhN3L2mk

Lock Haven Express (March 30, 2018): Bald Eagle Area High School senior Mason Finocchio is a state FFA contest winner. Read more, here: http://www.lockhaven.com/news/community/2018/03/bea-student-is-state-ffa-contest-winner/?fbclid=IwAR0qH3vn5BXwQNgSiHkP4ojH23uDA0PF9YplNgd7rM02hYjiTZPXXJt0Lb4

CPI (March 27, 2018): A Bald Eagle Area High School students studying collision repair at CPI is working toward restoring a vintage car he bought last year. Asher Burkett said he hopes it's completed in time for prom in 2020. Read more, here: http://www.cpi.edu/view_news.php?getnews=299&fbclid=IwAR0H2VsGzCV9BO0Aar9NlVPrtOZwQunP7ZWzz7gMjOq888I9jpyd_utM6pI

WTAJ-TV (March 22, 2018): Bald Eagle Area senior Charlee Marshall was featured on the news for spearheading a donation drive to benefit homeless veterans. The drive was held at CPI where she also studies in the horticulture and landscaping program. See more, here: https://www.wearecentralpa.com/news/centre-county-student-hosts-clothing-drive-for-homeless-veterans/1070686031?fbclid=IwAR1dVlYS1PVxSsUkEwyKxEAFXLK5ut-FTsG8NKM6XQ1eHaNT2mHOoP1tys4

WPSU (Spring 2018): WPSU added BEA student work to its “A Time to Heal” web-based project. A piece of it is titled “The Vietnam War, Telling the Pennsylvania Story.” High school social studies teacher John Coltabaugh said students work featured on the site are from his and Evan Reese’s classes. Research started with a visit in October to the Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall at Innovation Park and finished in the spring with a visit from WPSU Community Engagement Manager Carolyn Donaldson and senior producer Frank Christopher. See more, here: http://atimetoheal.wpsu.org/student-submissions/?fbclid=IwAR15ADObIP2hra3l2tcrSHQI4dYeEbgXTUWWsuOKRomenDcgKqOBw--gW-I#bald-eagle

Lock Haven Express (March 20, 2018): Students and staff from Bald Eagle Area Middle and High School made and sent more than 500 cards to those affected by the school shooting in Parkland, Fla. Read more, here: http://www.lockhaven.com/news/local-news/2018/03/from-the-heart/

WJAC-TV (March 12, 2018): The news featured the Special Olympics Floor Hockey Tournament that was hosted at Bald Eagle Area High School. A reporter also spoke to some of our students about volunteering with the program. See more, here: https://www.facebook.com/awain...

CPI (March 8, 2018): Two Bald Eagle Area High School students involved in the horticulture program at Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology were the main demonstrators for a fire pit presentation at the Home and Garden Show at the Bryce Jordan Center. Read more, here: http://www.cpi.edu/view_news.php?getnews=294&fbclid=IwAR1LirsLRsbwWWmVfn1NfB2_QHr_FP0p6ES9_KeEN-WZ00jm-YB9f6EmIQA

WTAJ-TV (March 6, 2018): Dozens of cards were made by students at Bald Eagle Area Middle and High School that were sent to students affected by the school shooting in Parkland, Fla. It was a project spearheaded by Bald Eagle Area High School student Bradley Crestani. See more, here: https://www.wearecentralpa.com/news/local-students-send-cards-to-florida-in-wake-of-tragedy/1012031235?fbclid=IwAR1CYjXlLHSXPslyoiV0MLuHWsU8VMdwT8Q0rZXk1tCPNHt2xd-Q9OXy0-A

WJAC-TV (March 5, 2018): After the shooting at a high school in Parkland, Fla., one Bald Eagle Area High School student made it his mission to make sure they feel like they're not alone. Bradley Crestani held spearhead a project for many of his peers to make cards that were sent to the Florida school. See report, here: https://wjactv.com/news/local/students-coming-together-for-special-school-project-to-support-parkland-florida-students?fbclid=IwAR3JDDligA4dWEUSFciDImn4H5By7Erqg_N-46Vkdw_iteDj_ez4BBNZrEQ

Lock Haven Express (March 3, 2018): A photo gallery can be found highlighting all the great things going on at Bald Eagle Area School District. It includes the Presidential Wax Museum project at Port Matilda Elementary School; the Trout in the Classroom project at Mountaintop Area Elementary School; Reading Superbowl incentives at Howard Elementary School; a visit to the middle and high school by state Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding; students who participated in the PMEA District 4 Choir Fest; and a read aloud session with Jay Paterno at Howard Elementary during Read Across America week. See more, here: http://www.lockhaven.com/news/...

Lock Haven Express (Feb. 27, 2018): Bald Eagle Area High School students involved in FBLA are headed to states. Read more, here: http://www.lockhaven.com/news/community/2018/02/bea-fbla-students-headed-to-states/?fbclid=IwAR0tGvOLj3Fpol9qnxNEZGWhA_TQXjVdBZyRXI3ij6bu_awcUiGs_Bb3YY8

Centre Daily Times (Feb. 26, 2018): You can learn more in this article about the Trout in the Classroom project Christy Gugliocciello’s fourth-grade class at Mountaintop Area Elementary School participates in. Read more, here: https://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.centredaily.com/news/local/education/article202131364.html

WJAC-TV (Feb. 24, 2018): Bald Eagle Area Middle and High School hosted the state agriculture showcase that included an appearance by PA Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding. See more, here: https://www.facebook.com/BaldEagleArea/videos/1956382827737518/

Centre Daily Times (Feb. 24, 2018): Rita Palmer, 84, is a huge Bald Eagle Area wrestling fan, and the team did something nice for her. Read more, here: https://amp.centredaily.com/news/local/community/bald-eagle/article201953969.html

CPI (Feb. 21, 2018): A Bald Eagle Area High School student who's part of the horticulture program at Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology spearheaded a collection drive to benefit local homeless veterans. Read more, here: http://www.cpi.edu/view_news.php?getnews=291&fbclid=IwAR2t4He_Nx1LSB8fCyI_pVgJp0VdipoBBtuiJCm9DmTRZaLZrgAeNAWiOi4

Centre Daily Times (Feb. 15, 2018): Safety is a top priority at Bald Eagle Area School District. This article describes what districts in the area, including BEA, do to make sure our schools are safe. Read more, here: https://amp.centredaily.com/news/local/education/article200400969.html?fbclid=IwAR3vjjTuFpCo0psmRaIOlzFEhfvx4ytMnwDs2tQy3f0n0f_Mb0p9cHVlFjk

Centre Daily Times (Feb. 5, 2018): The girls' basketball team at Bald Eagle Area High School organized a fundraiser for a teacher's son who was diagnosed with DiGeorge syndrome. Read more, here: https://www.centredaily.com/sports/high-school/article198579949.html?fbclid=IwAR1sI77FiJ9abMgtR05OcRzfyuwI7az-KBAZqygokv5__7AluDBv5xRAHCg

WTAJ-TV (Jan. 25, 2018): A $70,000 grant for the anti-hunger programs through the YMCA of Centre County also works in ways to help students at Bald Eagle Area School District by providing food for kids who need it most. Wingate Elementary School Principal James Orichosky is also quoted in this report. See more, here: https://www.wearecentralpa.com/news/70000-grant-will-help-feed-central-pa-students/939403696?fbclid=IwAR1WPGfHOKGw2fdZRIorgP2cp3d_YIGDGEwHet6KgHenxHQpHYDAqrW6IBw

Lock Haven Express (Jan. 20, 2018): Students at Bald Eagle Area High School gathered together to help distribute water to residents of the Mountaintop Region who were in a water crisis. Read more, here: http://www.lockhaven.com/news/...

WJAC-TV (Jan. 19, 2018): When local residents are in a jam, Bald Eagle Area High School students are sure to help out. They spent time distributing water to residents in the Snow Shoe area who faced a major dilemma with their water system. See more, here: https://wjactv.com/news/local/free-bottled-water-available-for-mountaintop-regional-water-authority-customers?fbclid=IwAR1w15ustRu3kItPcGMekTkokSGfJg1VnWin1ZW855XOdvDklFQS_RLNL8I

Centre Daily Times (Jan. 12, 2018): Alumni Stadium at Bald Eagle Area High School is undergoing construction with the addition of a new press box and other amenities. Read more, here: https://www.centredaily.com/news/local/article194471854.html?fbclid=IwAR24LLM9dqkuoh-lucaauN8z0NuRdnnzT2HL5GQh6vghoVYhNEoTHYckeMs 

Centre Daily Times (Dec. 29, 2017): Bald Eagle Area High School senior Alice Statham is considered one of the best youth harpists in the country and plans to pursue a career in music one day. Read more, here: https://www.centredaily.com/living/article192149849.html?fbclid=IwAR3TtxQv8JltzUJ5PHVdf8YwnVp_gOP64BnPr6hMMZrD9_rsEWkDDBYFRZc 

Lock Haven Express (Dec. 28, 2017): A new sensory room at Wingate Elementary School helps students with sensory needs such as helping them to remain calm and focused throughout the school day. Read more, here: http://www.lockhaven.com/news/community/2017/12/new-sensory-room-at-wingate-elementary-helps-students-remain-calm-and-focused/?fbclid=IwAR3kvbtdCc2ju2b7Be2f22OmfR7JdbZkVRkWzX_wtDfF46tYYMePyF7f0LU

Lock Haven Express (Dec. 28, 2017): Students at Mountaintop Area Elementary School have collected donations that are being delivered to the Mountaintop Senior Center. They hold the drive annually to benefit a different local organization each year. Read more, here: http://www.lockhaven.com/news/local-news/2017/12/mountaintop-elementary-students-learn-about-giving/?fbclid=IwAR2N_B6_V0rsjq5gsLkTzuP0xy1dTjhe1Thnaz6oCs9GjsMGvdAVml6Jxn0

Centre County Gazette (Dec. 28, 2017): A Bald Eagle Area senior is known as one of the best youth harpists in the country. Alice Statham is featured in this article. Read more, here: http://www.statecollege.com/news/centre-county-gazette/bea-senior-harpist-receives-national-recognition,1474958/?fbclid=IwAR14dMy38VZfKnDSAU0oIIkmc1d6qJwby_2pZfXG-9F9hYX1GhNJ1TDIwt8

Centre Daily Times (Dec. 21, 2017): Bald Eagle Area School District accepts donations to help fund student meals accounts. The district is mentioned in this article about our food service efforts. Read more, here: https://www.centredaily.com/news/local/community/article191032919.html?fbclid=IwAR2ElsPFn0UKqNH0U4wGs5eZiNYhBaoKmgLqZfsQvkI-zIjKx1gx6qf2eT0

WJAC-TV (Dec. 19, 2017): Students from Wingate Elementary School visited residents of Eagle Valley personal care home to help spread cheer during the holidays. See more, here: https://wjactv.com/news/local/wingate-elementary-students-bring-holiday-cheer-to-nursing-home-residents?fbclid=IwAR0qSQEDRw_eVdjxCGnC56JsgZl9QP3bb8fjoG7jxUzVCsfKcfUAJmIkrBA 

WTAJ-TV (Nov. 15, 2017): Bald Eagle Area fifth-grade students created artwork that can be found on the 2018 calendar through the Centre County Recycling and Refuse Authority. See more, here: https://www.wearecentralpa.com/news/students-win-recycling-calendar-art-contest/858172492?fbclid=IwAR2_0E0o0uh_-K7C6N7f6rXn4hFY4P3egOUIFsrzieFkKkOkZPLsna4g3R4

WTAJ-TV (Nov. 2, 2017): Bald Eagle Area School District is adding a three-hour delay option, if needed, when the weather is poor. This could help limit the number of cancellations. See more, here: https://www.wearecentralpa.com/news/3-schools-add-3-hour-delay-option/849516449?fbclid=IwAR0gVUjctfZLxMNjmQ48jMwCxllxnCOw5t6zIIuSbSGC1o-H2Fgj5VFw9Is