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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

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 students put science theory into practice

Dec 20, 2014 • Tribune-Review
About three dozen advanced-placement biology students at Mars Area High School got to process strands of their own DNA at the University of Pittsburgh, starting with a cheek swab and ending with a DNA profile. “We never did the whole process ... 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

Mars, Seneca Valley students nominated for service academies

Jan 10, 2015 • Tribune-Review
“Ultimately, I'd like to become a commissioned officer in the military and to get the best training and education on the way there, and this could be a way to get there,” said Mars Area High School student Reed McDonough, 18, one of those nominated. U ... More

Cathedral Prep faces BK foe Archbishop Carroll for state title berth

Mar 17, 2015 • GoErie.com
Joe Fustine of Cathedral Prep, center, reaches for the ball on March 13 during the PIAA Class AAA boys basketball quarterfinal game against Mars Area High School at Sharon High School. Christian Schmitt, left, and Ryan Giallonardo, both of Mars Area ... More

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