“Before I was a Nittany Lion, I was a Little Lion”

Matt Suhey delivers inspiration, Golden Football

Generations of football alumni and Little Lions fans gathered at Memorial Field on September 16 with a lot to celebrate: the Little Lions home opener marked the first annual Alumni Night, highlighted by special alumni guests Super Bowl champ Matt Suhey and Temple coach Matt Rhule.

Before the game, the SCASD Education Foundation hosted Suhey and a group of alumni and community members. Suhey spoke about how his State High athletics experiences contributed to his success at Penn State and with the 1985 Super Bowl Champion Chicago Bears. He reminded the crowd, “Before I was a Nittany Lion, I was a Little Lion.”

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The Power of Community in Public Education

Foundation Board Gets to Work 

The inaugural members of the SCASD Education Foundation board met for the first time on September 7 to begin work recruiting additional members and planning activities. Welcome and thank you to this engaged group of parents, alumni, and community members for being among the first to get involved with this important effort:

Chris Buchignani Penni Fishbaine Ben Lawrence
Betsy Whitman Doug Loviscky Ann McGlaughlin
Michelle Frisco    

 

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Special Needs Students Receive New Bikes

By Chris Rosenblum

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Charlie LaVallee cut right to the heart of why parents were smiling and children were fidgeting in anticipation inside Park Forest Elementary School’s gym.

LaVallee, the chief executive officer of Variety — the Children’s Charity, looked happy himself.

“When you think about it, 10 kids getting bikes today, how great is that?” he said to his audience.

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