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What Do Teachers Really Want From Professional Development? Respect  Education Week

Teachers say that training sessions too often don't respect their experience, expertise, or time.

16-year-old to attend college  ABC27

NEWVILLE, Pa. (WHTM) - Most 16-year-olds are in their second year of high school, but Big Spring High School student Aidan Rauscher is getting ready to take ...

Superintendent: Big Spring HS student athlete dies after heart attack  WHP Harrisburg

A Big Spring High School student died Monday morning after suffering a heart attack, according to district Superintendent Richard Fry. 16-year-old Jonathan “JT” ...

Creating creative space at Big Spring High School  Carlisle Sentinel

A new innovation lab at Big Spring High School is providing an additional classroom area for students to gather for collaboration and group projects.

HS Football: Shippensburg wins eighth consecutive Little Brown Jug game over Big Spring; Adam Houser sets two school records  Carlisle Sentinel

NEWVILLE — Shippensburg won its eighth consecutive Little Brown Jug game amid a host of record-setting performances in a 53-14 victory Friday night over ...

HS Boys Basketball Photos: Boiling Springs at Big Spring  The Sentinel

Big Spring's Trevor Moyer, center, rolls in for a layup in front of Boiling Springs' Michael Wagner during the second quarter of their Mid-Penn Colonial game ...

HS Boys Basketball: Big Spring shocks Shippensburg in team's biggest upset in years behind Trevor Moyer's 21 points  Carlisle Sentinel

NEWVILLE — The structural integrity at Big Spring High School's gym may need to be checked.

Big Spring investigating threat etched on bathroom stall  Carlisle Sentinel

In a Thursday letter to parents, Big Spring School District Superintendent Richard Fry said district officials and law enforcement are investigating and taking ...

HS Girls Basketball: Big Spring's new young group finding groove in win over Northern  Carlisle Sentinel

NEWVILLE — The Big Spring and Northern girls basketball teams both came into their Mid-Penn Colonial Division clash looking for an offensive identity.

Bulldogs will remember JT Kuhn's infectious smile, passion on the court  The Shippensburg News-Chronicle

Jonathan “JT” Kuhn left a large imprint on the Bulldog community.

Police investigate graffiti incident at Big Spring  ABC27

Big Spring High School and other schools in the district will have an increased police presence on April 5 because of graffiti etched on a bathroom stall that ...

HS Baseball: Carlisle beats Big Spring in extras, but result mattered less than celebrating JT Kuhn's memory  The Sentinel

NEWVILLE — “It's a shame someone had to lose today.”

Big Spring names students to the 2018 Homecoming Court  The Shippensburg News-Chronicle

Big Spring High School students have been named to the 2018 Homecoming Court. The Homecoming Game against the West Perry Mustangs will be held on ...

Wilbur Wolf Jr.: A man of duty, honor, country and family  The Shippensburg News-Chronicle

Wilbur Wolf Jr., a Newville Veteran who was held in the highest regard by his family, community and the Big Spring School Board, died unexpectedly Friday, ...

HS Girls Basketball Photos: Boiling Springs at Big Spring  Carlisle Sentinel

Big Spring's Shelby Miller, center, passes the ball away from in front of Boiling Springs' Lexi Stouffer, left, and Jordan Jumper, right, during the first quarter in a ...

Photos: Mid-Penn Cross Country Championships at Big Spring High School  Carlisle Sentinel

Medal winners from the girls race in the Mid-Penn Cross Country Championships held Saturday afternoon at Big Spring High School. Curt Werner, for The ...

Police investigate threat at Big Spring High School  abc27

Administrators say there's an increased police presence at Big Spring High School because an unspecified threat was written on a restroom wall.

HS Boys Soccer Photos: Boiling Springs at Big Spring  The Sentinel

Big Spring's Gavin Caruso winces just as his head makes contact with the ball in the first half of their Mid-Penn Colonial game against Boiling Springs on ...

Lights, camera, action: BSHS grad to shoot film at alma mater  The Shippensburg News-Chronicle

A Big Spring graduate will bring a short film back to her alma mater at the end of the month.

Big Spring High School 2017 prom: photos

The 2017 Big Spring High School prom was held on May 13.

Photos: District 3 Cross Country Championships at Big Spring High School  Carlisle Sentinel

Carlisle's Jack Wisner placed fifth in the boys Class 3A with a time of 16:44.1 in Saturday's District 3 Cross Country Championships at Big Spring High School.

School cafeteria inspections: Mouse pellets, expired milk for sale, peeling paint found  PennLive

Here's a list of the latest Pa. Dept. of Agriculture food-safety inspections for public schools in Cumberland County.

HS Swimming: Big Spring, Boiling Springs split annual dual meet; Lily Reighard, Jack Still sweep on the board  Carlisle Sentinel

NEWVILLE — Boiling Springs and Big Spring split their annual swim meet Tuesday at Big Spring High School as the Bubbler girls won 103.5-76.5 while the ...

Big Spring School District approves turf field | Newville  The Sentinel

The Big Spring School District board of directors earlier this month approved a bid of $1376000 to replace part of the middle school roof, and budgeted $577518 ...

Local graduation speech gives voice to the voiceless  ABC27

It was an emotional graduation ceremony for Big Spring High School.

Late school board member, veteran remembered by son as the person 'I really tried to emulate'  PennLive

Wilbur E. Wolf Jr., 81, an Army veteran and school board member, died on his family farm Jan. 4.

Sexting concerns at Big Spring may prompt school changes

NEWVILLE, Pa. -- A police investigation into possible widespread sharing of sexually explicit images of minors caught the Big Spring School District off guard ...

Debbie K. Noel of Newville | Obituaries  The Shippensburg News-Chronicle

Debbie Kay Noel, 63, of Newville, passed away peacefully on Monday, Nov. 26, 2018, at Geisinger Holy Spirit Hospital, Camp Hill, surrounded by her loving ...

Mid-Penn Cross Country Championships: Carlisle's Sophia Toti confident, finishes 4th; Northern's Marlee Starliper feels like herself again after gold  Carlisle Sentinel

NEWVILLE — Sophia Toti likes the district course laid out at Big Spring High School.

Big Spring teacher killed in Wednesday night crash  The Sentinel

A teacher with the Big Spring School District died Wednesday night in a single vehicle car crash in West Pennsboro Township.

Ask/Answered: One middle school readies to open, one readies to close in CV School District  Carlisle Sentinel

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HS Swimming: Madison Osanitsch, Julia Strine have big days for Shippensburg during the Big Spring Bulldog Bash  Carlisle Sentinel

NEWVILLE — Neighbor Big Spring was very kind to the swimmers from Shippensburg during Thursday's Bulldog Bash at Big Spring High School.

Go marching in: BSHS band pushes for excellence  The Shippensburg News-Chronicle

The Big Spring Marching Band has received a familiar critique from judges at past competitions: “More endurance.” They are not the first band to hear this, and ...

Remembering Big Bake: A 'Bulldog, through and through' in Newville  The Sentinel

Family, friends remember Big Spring coaching great Bob Baker.

Contestants for Thursday's Miss Newville pageant | Newville  The Sentinel

Courtney, 20, is the daughter of Joseph Bailey and Debbie Keebaugh of Newville. She has four siblings — Josh, Miranda, Joseph, and Mazey. Courtney is a ...

GSA club vote settles into Big Spring School District community  Carlisle Sentinel

Big Spring School District's vote Monday night to approve a Gay-Straight Alliance Club at its high school meant different things to different people.

BSHS Drama Club prepares to bring Dr. Seuss to life  The Shippensburg News-Chronicle

The whimsical works of Dr. Seuss will come to life on the Big Spring High School auditorium stage March 28-30, for the first time in 10 years.

District: Big Spring student hacker sent graphic email to students as senior prank  The Sentinel

NEWVILLE — Middle and high school students at Big Spring School District opened up their email accounts Friday to find a graphically-worded email that ...

Q&A: New Big Spring swimming coach Greg Walker on lessons from Les Stover and taking over as a young coach  The Sentinel

Greg Walker is in his first season as head coach of the Big Spring swim team.

Parent asks for Big Spring coach to resign  The Sentinel

Big Spring parent says Michael Berry should be held to same standard as students on the football team.

Jay Hockenbroch retires as Big Spring AD to spend more time with wife  The Sentinel

It's time for Jay Hockenbroch's wants to take a back seat to his wife's.

Here's why Hershey Co. employees are handing out candy today

The company said the small act of kindness is designed to create "positive connections and bring communities closer together."

Soldier immortalized in 'Black Hawk Down' hopes to visit Cumberland County grave of man who saved him

Michael Durant is one of the soldiers whose story was told in the movie Black Hawk Down. He expects to be in Cumberland County on Nov. 3, 2018 to receive ...

HS Cross Country: Boiling Springs hoping to set the stage for the rest of the season after boys finished 2nd, girls 4th  The Sentinel

NEWVILLE — Boiling Springs cross country had the best day among local teams at the Ben Bloser Invitational.

Distinguished BSHS seniors celebrate milestones | Vts News  The Shippensburg News-Chronicle

Nearly 90 graduating Big Spring High School seniors were honored for their many achievements during the Senior Awards Ceremony last Wednesday, just two ...

Britton A. Finkenbinder of Carlisle | Obituaries  The Shippensburg News-Chronicle

Britton Anthony Finkenbinder, 15, of Carlisle, died on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018, at his home in Carlisle. He was born Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2002, in Carlisle to ...

Central Pennsylvania's high school musicals for 2019: Newsies, magic nannies, ABBA and more  PennLive

Here's a rundown of musicals happening in Dauphin, Cumberland, Perry, Lancaster, Lebanon and York counties.

Opinions vary on GSA club in Big Spring  Carlisle Sentinel

In the midst of arguments in opposition to the formation of a Gay-Straight Alliance Club at Big Spring School District, one Newville area Christian took a different ...

Tucker Williams sets two track records, Bulldogs split dual meet against Waynesboro  The Shippensburg News-Chronicle

Senior hurdler Tucker Williams set two new track records as the Big Spring track and field team split a dual meet against Waynesboro on a windy Monday ...

Big Spring High School football coach cited for public drunkenness, police say

WEST PENNSBORO TOWNSHIP - The head coach of the Big Spring High School football team has been cited for public drunkenness following an incident ...

Big Spring student celebrated graduation in hospital | Newville  The Sentinel

Big Spring High School's salutatorian was able to take part in last week's graduation ceremony despite a car crash that left her hospitalized.

Bulldog wrestling honors the memory of former teammate  The Shippensburg News-Chronicle

When Big Spring wrestling hosted the James Buchanan Rockets in their home opener Thursday, each Bulldog wrestler took to the mat with the No. 17 on their ...

BSHS junior races, ropes her way to rodeo nationals  The Shippensburg News-Chronicle

Riley Shetron of Newville saddled up her horses this month and proved she has what it takes to again make it to the high school rodeo nationals in Wyoming ...

Cory Hoffman named head football coach at Big Spring High School

Fullback Tristan Robb will be one two-way standout that new Big Spring head coach Cory Hoffman will count on in the Fall. (PennLive). By Eric F. Epler ...

Big Spring OKs all-weather track for high school  The Sentinel

WEST PENNSBORO TOWNSHIP — Big Spring School Board Monday authorized district staff to proceed with the design and construction of an all-weather track ...

Second Place wins first at BSHS Club Care Dodgeball Tournament  The Shippensburg News-Chronicle

The 13th Annual Club Care Dodgeball Tournament was held last Saturday afternoon in the Big Spring High School gymnasium. There were many in attendance ...

HS Girls Basketball: Boiling Springs' Sydney Hemler 'all heart,' leading with constant hustle  Carlisle Sentinel

Down 12 points with less than a minute left in the Jan. 8 game at Big Spring, Boiling Springs' Sydney Hemler was beaten off the inbounds play when Laney ...

School report card 2017: Cumberland County

The state Department of Education has released the Pennsylvania School Performance Profile for each public school that serves as a report card of sorts.

Hempfield senior named national emcee; two students to perform with state jazz band  LancasterOnline

Hempfield High School senior Taylor Hess was selected as the female master of ceremonies for the 15th Annual Student Television Network National ...

DCNR honors Newville area man who died in fire earlier this year  The Sentinel

A Newville-area man known for his helping hand across the state now has a memorial at Colonel Denning State Park to honor his spirit.

Manheim Township's Dorenkamp claims District 3 Class 3A boys cross country title  LancasterOnline

NEWVILLE — Evan Dorenkamp of Manheim Township trusted his finishing kick and passed two runners Saturday afternoon to win the District Three Class 3A ...

'Oh the Thinks You Can Think!': BSHS students shine bright in 'Seussical'  The Shippensburg News-Chronicle

The auditorium at Big Spring High School was transformed into a colorful page from a Dr. Seuss book last month as students put on a show-stopping production ...

BSHS to showcase student achievement at Exhibition Night  The Shippensburg News-Chronicle

On Tuesday, May 14, Big Spring will host the Spring Exhibition Night at Big Spring High School. The event will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m..

I-81 delays, construction to continue through September in Cumberland County  Carlisle Sentinel

A delay in the delivery of construction materials to a work site on Interstate 81 caused major back-ups along the highway Wednesday at a time when those ...

Girls compete for Junior and Miss Cumberland Ag Expo Queen next week  Carlisle Sentinel

The Miss Cumberland Ag Expo Queen and Junior Queen pageants will be held at 7 p.m. Monday at the Newville Lions Club Fairgrounds, 433 Shippensburg ...

HS Cross Country Notebook: Victorious Carlisle girls strong at Ben Bloser; Sophia Toti and Jack Wisner finish Top 5 in Class 3A  The Sentinel

NEWVILLE — Carlisle girls cross country has a rejiggered lineup in 2018, more so than expected.

Meet the fastest high school boys mile runners in Pennsylvania

Find out which high school standout clocked the fastest time in the one-mile run.

BSHS names the 2018 Prom Court | Vts News  The Shippensburg News-Chronicle

Congratulations to the following Big Spring High School students who were named to the 2018 Prom Court. Pictured, from left, front, are: Ashlynn Gipe, Elizabeth ...

HS sports: 2 local All-Americans, Penns Valley’s thriller, and more  Centre Daily Times

The State College Swimming team had two swimmers named to the USA Swimming Scholastic All-America Team for 2017-2018. Noah Witt, a senior at State ...

Northern's Marlee Starliper captures first at Mid-Penn Championships for Athlete of the Week honors  Carlisle Sentinel

Throughout the 2017-18 high school sports season, we will name a weekly Sentinel Athlete of the Week every Monday or Tuesday night highlighting the on-field ...

Big Spring names 2016 Prom Court | Vts News  The Shippensburg News-Chronicle

Big Spring High School has named its 2016 Prom Court. This year's prom will be held Saturday, May 7, at the Letort View Community Center at the U.S. Army ...

Northern, Boiling Springs, Big Spring dominate girls Class 2A podium at Ben Bloser Invitational  The Sentinel

NEWVILLE — Maybe it was the coffee and DayQuil, maybe it was the humidity.

District 3 XC championships: York Catholic, Suburban boys, girls earn state berth  Chambersburg Public Opinion

York Catholic and York Suburban certainly had a good day at the District 3 cross country championships at Big Spring on Saturday. York Suburban came in a ...

Big Spring students are united through music at Music In Our Schools concert  The Shippensburg News-Chronicle

The Big Spring High School gymnasium came to life with music last Thursday during the annual Big Spring Music Department's Music In Our Schools concert.

Scott Penner is appointed to Newville Council | Vts News  The Shippensburg News-Chronicle

Newville Borough Council unanimously adopted a resolution recently to appoint Scott Penner as councilman to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of ...

Big Spring grads encouraged to enjoy the race  The Shippensburg News-Chronicle

Speakers encouraged their classmates to to remember where they came from and to enjoy the race, even the bumps along the way, during Big Spring High ...

BSSD Pride: Foundation inducts Bulldogs into Hall of Fame  The Shippensburg News-Chronicle

Dave Kammerer, member of the Big Spring High School Class of 1972, credited the many “Sherpas” for his life successes at Saturday's 10th Annual Bulldog ...

YAIAA coaches announce 2018 cross country all-stars  York Daily Record

District 3 champs and PIAA top-10 finishes gave the York-Adams cross country coaches plenty of good runners to evaluate. When the votes were tallied, they ...

Cross country: Wyomissing's Ben Kuhn wins District 3 Class 2A title  Reading Eagle

NEWVILLE -Wyomissing's Ben Kuhn was visibly squinting as he cruised toward the finish line, battling the steady rain showers that were muddying up the cross ...

Jacksonville Lions to recognize BSHS students | Vts Community News  The Shippensburg News-Chronicle

The Jacksonville Lions Club will hold its annual Student Recognition Night to honor Big Spring High School Seniors for their academic achievement.

5 Questions: Newville teen bikes across the country  Carlisle Sentinel

Quinton Egger of Newville expects to ride his bike into Washington, D.C., Wednesday, the final miles in a 3800-mile journey across the United States that ...

Gallery: Big Spring vs Northern Girls Softball | Sports Photo Galleries  The Sentinel

Big Spring and Northern compete during Mid Penn girls softball.

BSHS swimming hosts 2018 Bulldog Bash | Vts Sports  The Shippensburg News-Chronicle

The Big Spring High School Natatorium welcomed 19 area swim teams last Thursday for the 14th annual Bulldog Bash Swimming Invitational.

Megan Emlet, Paige Snyder fuel Big Spring's season-opening win over Boiling Springs  The Sentinel

NEWVILLE — Big Spring did not get in on the weekend tournament frenzy like many teams over the weekend.

West Perry knocks off District 3 Class 4A No. 1 Big Spring in quarterfinals  The Sentinel

NEWVILLE — Ninth-seeded West Perry played small ball to perfection and used a strong outing from ace Logan Mann to upset Big Spring 5-1 Friday evening in ...

Cross Country: District 3 Championships to be held at Big Spring High School  The Sentinel

On Dec. 8 the PIAA District 3 announced a change of site for the cross country meet starting fall of 2015 to Big Spring High School.

Meet the Cumberland Ag Expo Queen & Junior Queen contestants  The Sentinel

The Cumberland Ag Expo runs Saturday through Aug. 13 at the Newville Lion's Club Fairgrounds at 433 Shippensburg Road, Newville. The Miss Cumberland ...

Boys Basketball: Jason Creek comes home to Big Spring  The Sentinel

Jason Creek remembers when his father, then a physical education teacher at Big Spring High School, would take him to the school on Sundays. His father ...

District 3 officials expect smooth sailing as Big Spring hosts first cross country championship

Saturday's District 3 cross country course will be identical to the one used for the Ben Bloser Bulldog Invitational in September. (Vicki Vellios Briner, file | Special ...

Adams adjusting to life as a Raider | Vts Sports  The Shippensburg News-Chronicle

After making his mark Friday nights under the lights at Big Spring High School, Ryan Adams has his mind set on making a similar mark Saturday afternoons as a ...

Newville Halloween Parade results | Newville |  The Sentinel

Here are the results of the 2016 Newville Halloween Parade:

Defying the odds: Dale Barrick keeps moving with 25-year-old ticker  The Shippensburg News-Chronicle

Dale Barrick isn't one to sit around. Nothing stops him; not even needing a new heart.

Shippensburg boys, girls hold off feisty Big Spring squads  The Sentinel

NEWVILLE — Big Spring was oh so close. Two years ago, Jason Creek's Bulldogs wouldn't have been able to say they were tied with Shippensburg at the half, ...

Big Spring students deliver quality performance of 'Phantom of the Opera'  The Shippensburg News-Chronicle

The Phantom of the Opera is here! The lights dimmed in the Big Spring High School auditorium Friday night, instantly transporting the audience to a 19th century ...

Newville youth baseball team branches out from Little League  Carlisle Sentinel

There's a new game in town in Newville and area kids seem to be really digging it.

Teen of the Week: Big Spring student shares love of science  The Sentinel

What if a tattoo could change colors to alert someone that they are becoming dehydrated?

Little Brown Jug the item of polite rivalry for Big Spring, Shippensburg  The Sentinel

Donald Tritt was there in 1965 when the extra point kick barely missed the uprights in the high school football game between Big Spring and Shippensburg.

East Pennsboro, Chambersburg to meet in Mid-Penn softball title game

From left, Cailey Joyce, Kara Birosak and Jackie McCrea helped East Pennsboro reach the Mid-Penn Conference title game. Joe Hermitt, PennLive. By Aaron ...

Shippensburg boys extend win streak over Big Spring; girls hang on as well  The Sentinel

NEWVILLE — For seven minutes and 59 seconds, Big Spring did exactly what head coach Jason Creek wanted against explosive rival Shippensburg.

Sexting: Violating school district policy and breaking the law

The potential for a misuse of technology has not kept educators from allowing it as a tool in schools.

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