Latest J. P. McCaskey High School Stories

2008-09-27 06:00:23

Datebook BENEFIT/AUCTION: St. Edward's Episcopal Church, 2453 Harrisburg Pike, will host a benefit and consignment auction at 8 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, in the parish hall. Gift certificates from local businesses and restaurants will be auctioned off by auctioneer Christian Z. Stoltzfus.

2008-09-04 18:00:26

By Brian Wallace The last wave of students returned to Lancaster County's public schools Wednesday as pupils started the new year in the Warwick, Lancaster and Manheim Township districts.

2008-09-04 03:00:20

By Meadows, Robyn Laura Zell and Erica Bareuther were freshmen when construction began at Manheim Township High School. This morning, they stepped through the new glass front entrance for the first day of their senior year.

2008-08-26 09:01:08

By Madelyn Pennino When Robin Hopkins walked across the stage at McCaskey High School to receive her GED in June, she didn't see any of her family members in the audience.

2008-08-18 18:00:38

By Jacques Gibble In June, 490 McCaskey High School seniors graduated. The previous year, as a junior class, it had 723 students. As a sophomore class it had 911 members and as freshman class there were 1,128 students.

2008-08-11 09:01:26

By Paul Franz An enrollment counselor at J.P. McCaskey High School remains on the job after being convicted of possessing drug paraphernalia. Steven Dinnocenti, 47, of the 600 block of West Chestnut Street, was arrested and charged April 14, 2007.

2008-08-09 12:00:00

By Robyn Meadows Before they graduate from high school, dozens of county students begin earning college credits they will need to become doctors, lawyers, chefs, Web designers, physical therapists, teachers. And, their tuition is paid with the help of state grants.

2008-07-31 06:00:48

By Robyn Meadows There's something sort of magical about the first day of school: new clothes, shiny shoes and fresh-smelling book bags. It's such a key day in life that no one - from students to parents and to educators - sleeps much the night before, educators say.

2008-02-27 18:00:59

Thirty-eight students in kindergarten through grade 12 from 10 Lancaster County schools were announced Saturday as winners of the 2007-08 AMVETS and AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary Annual Americanism Program at AMVETS Post 19 in Lancaster.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.