Category Archives: East Forest

Meet Mrs. DeLay

Katelyn DeLay was hired as a Pre K/ Kindergarten teacher at the Forest Area School District and assigned to East Forest in Marienville, PA. She lives in Knox, PA with her husband and three children. She graduated from CUP with a dual bachelor’s degree in early childhood development and elementary education in 2010. She has eight years of teaching experience at a Pre K Counts program in Franklin.  Recently she completed a masters degree in educational technology.

Forest Area Fall Sports News

Fall sports begin on Monday, August 13.  Soccer and volleyball practice will take place from 8:00-11:00 AM at East Forest.  The bus will leave West Forest at 7:15AM.  Practice will alternate between the schools for the remainder of the summer.   There is still room on the rosters for students in grades 9-12 that would like to join any of the teams. Students must have a PIAA physical completed before beginning practice.  Please contact the high school office to sign up or for a physical form.  Physical forms can also be found on

Information for junior high soccer and golf will be given out after the start of school.

Hair by Flora

Flora Madison, the 2013 salutatorian of East Forest, recently opened ‘Hair by Flora’ in Marienville. Flora graduated from Clarion University in 2017 magna cum laude with degrees in business management and human resource management. Since August of 2013, Flora has been employed at Regis Salon in Clarion Mall. The grand opening of ‘Hair by Flora’ was July 1, 2018. Her salon is located at 15 Park Circle, Marienville, PA. Flora offers cuts, colors, perms, waxing, wash/styles, and treatments for women, men and children. The shop is opened Monday and Tuesday from 10 am to 8 pm,  closed on Wednesday, Thursday’s hours are from 1:00 – 5:00 pm, Friday from 10 am to 5 pm and Saturday from 10am to 2pm. Sunday is by appointment only. Hours are subject to change. To schedule an appointment contact Flora at (814) 688-8438 or

Forest Area Students Return from Europe Tour

Recent graduates from Forest Area spent fifteen days in Europe on a cross-country tour through Holland, Germany, Austria, Italy, Switzerland, France and England. Pictured here in front of the Anne Frank House Museum in Amsterdam are Lorraine Pedersen, Shawn Claypoole, Bryant Niederriter, Rachel Stubler, Kendra Gadley, Danielle West-Habjanetz and Rose Trivett. The other two pictures are of the students at Mount Pilatus in the Swiss Alps, and overlooking the canals in Venice, Italy.