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Mars Area turkey bowling strikes out with pantries

Nov 8, 2014 • Tribune-Review
What do you do with a frozen turkey after it's been hurled across the floor several dozen times? You don't donate it to a food bank, says the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture. The question faced a group of Mars Area High School sophomores who ... More

Mars Area High School Evacuated

Oct 21, 2014 • WTAE Pittsburgh
This message is to inform you that Mars Area High School students have been safely evacuated to Mars Area Middle School as a precautionary measure, while local fire department officials investigate the cause of smoke in the building. The students will ... More

Butler County briefs: 'Healing Journey' coming to Cranberry hotel

Oct 25, 2014 • Tribune-Review
Mars Area High School Sophomore Class Council and Interact Club will sponsor a “Turkey Bowl” to benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation through Nov. 7. Students in ninth through 12th grades are asked to make donations in return for a chance ... More

Mars Area High School students to get laptops

Apr 18, 2013 • Pittsburgh Post Gazette
Each student at Mars Area High School will receive a laptop next year in hopes that the school eventually can go paperless, placing all textbooks and writings online. The school board April 9 approved the One-to-One Computer Initiative, including ... More

Briefs: Banks make donations to education foundation

Oct 18, 2014 • Tribune-Review
Two local banks donated to the Seneca Valley Foundation through the state Department of Community and Economic Development's Education Improvement Tax Credit program. Mars National Bank donated $1,000, and NexTier Bank donated $15,000. More

Mars Area High School Evacuated After Bomb Threat

Apr 16, 2013 • Patch.com
All students, faculty and staff were sent across Route 228 to Mars Area Middle School while bomb sniffing dogs from Allegheny County and a private firm hired by the district searched the school, Westerman said. The high school students were housed in ... More

Butler briefs: Saxonburg trick-or-treating returns

Aug 9, 2014 • Tribune-Review
20 — Mars Area Middle School Student Orientation, 9 a.m. to noon; 6 to 8 p.m.; 724-625-3145. • Aug. 21 — Mars Area Primary Center Kindergarten Parent Orientation, 6 to 8 p.m.; 724-625-1588. • Aug. 26 — Mars Area High School Ninth Grade Orientation, ... More

North Xtra: Ex-state trooper takes command at Slippery Rock

Jul 3, 2014 • Pittsburgh Post Gazette
Bobby McGraw is a Butler County man through and through; he graduated from Mars Area High School, played basketball at Butler County Community College, works in the City of Butler and lives in Butler Township. So when an opportunity to coach in Butler ... More

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