DuBOIS — The DuBois Area Middle School has been re-designated for the fifth time as one of Pennsylvania’s Schools to Watch, continuing to exceed high expectations for the last 15 years.

DuBOIS — Students in the DuBois Area Middle School Dirt Bike Club, led by art teacher Laura Uplinger, recently had the opportunity to receive a visit from pro-athlete/2021 Overall SEER champion enduro rider, Ryder LeBlond.

PUNXSUTAWNEY — The Punxsutawney Area School Board, at last Thursday’s committee meeting, began discussions about changing the language of the Health and Safety Plan to allow more students to stay in school rather than having to quarantine following COVID-19 exposure from contact tracing.

DuBOIS — Elf on the Shelf will be in downtown windows from Dec. 11-18 for all ages to find and report back for prizes, and Santa Claus will be available to meet with children, again, in downtown DuBois.

DuBOIS — In a continuing effort to offer training relevant to the area workforce, Penn State DuBois Continuing and Community Education will offer a variety of programs designed for those looking to enter or advance a career in the healthcare industry in 2022.