Category Archives: Red Lion Area School District

Visiting a Red Lion elementary school’s career day

I’m visiting Larry J. Macaluso Elementary School, in the Red Lion Area School District, today to participate in their Career Day and tell them about my job as YDR’s education reporter.

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Red Lion continues to examine options for closing budget deficit

The Red Lion Area School District continues to evaluate options for closing a $2.3 million gap between projected expenses and revenue for next school year.

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Red Lion to make three school entrances more secure

The Red Lion Area School District plans to change the main entrances at three of its elementary schools to make them more secure, according to the district business manager.

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Red Lion is taking applications for a school board seat

The Red Lion Area School District is taking applications for a school board member for Region 1 because board member Linda Smith is resigning, effective Jan. 31, according to a news release.

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Red Lion educators take technology to Congress

Three Red Lion Area School District educators headed to Washington D.C. to give some lessons in classroom technology to legislators, including U.S. Rep. Scott Perry, R-York County.

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Video: Red Lion grad surprises teacher fighting cancer with funds raised

Check out this video of a Red Lion Area Senior High School graduate, Andrew Zeller, surprising Carrie Smeltzer, a teacher who is fighting cancer, with a check for $1,500, raised through T-shirt sales.

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Red Lion students raise more than $10,000 for Habitat project

Red Lion Area School District students gathered up their quarters and raised more than $10,000 for a Habitat for Humanity project.

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Principal who fought off machete attacker to appear on ‘Surviving Evil’

Norina Bentzel, the principal who fought off a machete attacker at North Hopewell-Winterstown Elementary School in 2001, will appear on a television show called “Surviving Evil,” according to a news release.

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Western Pa. transgender student’s homecoming fight mirrors Issak Wolfe’s situation in Red Lion

Update: Here’s an updated story about what happened at the Richland board meeting last night. Reported earlier: A transgender student in Western Pennsylvania is facing a battle related to homecoming that is similar to the one 2013 Red Lion Area … Continue reading

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Federal proposal would include discrimination protections for transgender students

A proposed rewrite of federal education law would include protections from discrimination for gay, lesbian and transgender students.

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