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Around town: Butler Area board chooses new leadership

Dec 13, 2014 • Tribune-Review
Six members of the Mars Area High School Band performed over the weekend in the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association (PMEA) District 5 Honors Band Festival. The students were selected via solo audition and performed in the three-day festival at ... 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 students learn about conservation by raising trout

Nov 28, 2014 • Tribune-Review
Students at Mars Area High School watched as their classroom's trout eggs hatched last week. Now, they'll care for the fish for several months before releasing them into the wild. The eggs came to the classroom this month as part of the state's Trout ... More

Mars Area School Board rejects drilling proposal

Mar 11, 2014 • WPXI Pittsburgh
The Mars Area School Board unanimously rejected a proposal to conduct horizontal drilling for oil and gas underneath district property. Rex Energy had proposed to drill underneath school district property along Route 228. Officials said the agreement ... More

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 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

Villa Maria upsets Mars in PIAA soccer quarterfinals

Nov 8, 2014 • GoErie.com
Shimek made several important saves and allowed just one goal to help Villa Maria pull off another upset with a 2-1 win over WPIAL powerhouse Mars in the PIAA Class AA quarterfinals in front of more than 300 fans at Slippery Rock High School. More

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