State College Tree Heads to Rockefeller Center for Christmas

An 80-year-old Norway Spruce tree from State College was chopped down and sent to New York City to be the tree in Rockefeller Center. The tree was 75 feet tall, 50 feet wide, and weighs 13 tons. After New York City, the tree will be sent to Habitat for  Humanity to become part of a local home. The tree lighting ceremony was in Rockefeller Center on November 29. 

Lt. Alex Fletcher '06 - Plan to Flyover Beaver Stadium Foiled

About 15 minutes before the Penn State-Rutgers Homecoming and Military Appreciation Game kickoff — three U.S. Navy F/A-18 Super Hornets flew over Beaver Stadium. There were supposed to be four. 2006 State High Graduate, Lt. Alex Fletcher was supposed to be the fourth plane flying over Beaver Stadium, but was grounded due to maintenance issues with his aircraft.

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Our Website

Donations and new memberships appear in the “Honor Roll” page. As a paid member you are able to view all our yearbooks online.  Lifetime membership is a one-time payment of $75 or $100 on the installment plan.

 

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Updates

REUNIONS

Let us know of your upcoming reunions so we can include the information on our website.

We have clippings from local media which we collect as we use them to post updates in this eletter and would like to pass them on for your use (otherwise, they are tossed). Please contact Sally Lenker at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your address so we can send them to you. We can also give you a roster of your classmates from our database.

 

STATE HIGH CONSTRUCTION PROJECT

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YEARBOOKS and ALUMNI DIRECTORY

FOR SALE: $15 for High School and $8.00 for middle, intermediate and junior high (we have none from Boalsburg High school and none after 2001).  Please contact Randy Bitner at   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Our print/CD 2016 all-school directory is still available - cost is now $80 for the book and $20 for the CD. Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

November Web Visits

In November, 2017 we had 386  visits to our site from the following countries:

US                    382

Switzerland        1

Germany           1

France              1

Netherlands      1

OCTOBER WEB VISITS

In October, 2017 we had 603 visits to our site from the following countries:

 

US                          599

Canada                   1

Germany                 1

Spain                      1

Unknown                1

 

 

Including the following locations:

 

State College            120

Park Forest              10

Washington             20

Orlando                   9

Wayne                    9

 

 

PAUL HEASLEY HONORED AS DISTINGUISHED ALUMNUS

Agricultural science teacher Paul Heasley is being honored yet again. An award-winning educator in the Career and Technical Center, Heasley was honored on Oct. 12 as this year’s State College Area High School Alumni Association’s Distinguished Alumnus. The reception for Paul was held Thursday, Oct. 12 from 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm in the State High North building Lobby. Also check out pictures from the event!

Congratulations, Paul!

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