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Program helps Western Pa. students develop awareness of water resources

May 20, 2015 • Tribune-Review
Misty Thurber, conceptual biology teacher at Mars Area High School, said students there have been “very excited to see the changes between how (the trout) started to where they are now.” The eggs arrived in the classroom in November. Students used a ... 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

Mars Area School District Superintendent Budzilek to resign

Oct 18, 2014 • Tribune-Review
Mars Area School District Superintendent Jim Budzilek will resign Monday to take a job as director of education for an IT company. Budzilek, 53, said he will stay with the district until December. He would not disclose the name of the company that ... More

Mars Area sophomore is archery champ

Apr 23, 2015 • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Mars Area High School sophomore Claire Staresinic spent part of her life believing that she was not good at any athletic endeavor. “I don't have hand-eye coordination,” she said. But five years ago, a friend talked her into trying archery — and her ... More

Villa Maria upsets Mars in PIAA soccer quarterfinals

Nov 8, 2014 • GoErie.com
Villa Maria Academy junior GK Emma Shimek stops a Mars Area High School shot during a PIAA Class A girls soccer quarterfinal game at Slippery Rock High School in Slippery Rock on Nov. 8. Mars junior M Erin Posey, left, and Villa sophomore D Taylor ... More

Mars boys basketball team makes most of Vegas vacation

Jan 10, 2015 • Tribune-Review
The Mars Area High School boys basketball team took a Vegas vacation during its Christmas break. And the experience was positive for the Fightin' Planets. Not only did the team find success on the court at the Tarkanian Classic in Las Vegas with a 4-1 ... More

Local track teams compete in MAC championships

Apr 22, 2015 • Timesonline.com
MAC Track Championships held at Mars Area High School. Lauren Costa competes in the 100-meter hurdles during the MAC Track Championships on Wednesday at Mars Area High School. Costa placed first with a time of 15.78. Buy this photo. MAC Track ... More

Cathedral Prep advances in PIAA basketball playoffs

Mar 13, 2015 • GoErie.com
Joe Fustine of Cathedral Prep, center, reaches for the ball on March 13 during the PIAA Class AAA boys basketball semifinals at Sharon High School. Christian Schmitt, left, and Ryan Giallonardo, both of Mars Area High School, look on, at back. SARAH ... More

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