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Mission Statement
The Penn Cambria School District will prepare productive citizens in a safe and positive environment that promotes excellence in academics, the arts and athletics.

KinderCamp Sign Up
Kindergarten families may use this link to sign a child up for the August 15th Title 1 KinderCamp transition activity. More information and specific times for the activity will be mailed to families by July 13th. You may also sign up a child by calling our Pre-Primary School at 814-886-8166.
2018 Elementary Parent Survey Data Results (pdf)
You can view the results of the Spring 2018 Title 1 Parent Surveys here. Thank you to our families for providing this important feedback.
School Safety and Collaboration with Law Enforcement (pdf)
Please see the attached letter outlining additional steps we are taking here at PCSD to promote safety and collaboration with our state and local law enforcement agencies.
Wellness Policy Information
Community members can access a copy of the PCSD Wellness Policy and additional information about wellness efforts at PC through the Wellness link found under Quick Links or by clicking below. The PCSD policy was recently updated in July 2017. A copy of the most recent policy review is also provided.
Cafeteria Account Reminders
As a reminder, all families with any negative balance on school lunch accounts will receive an automated phone message on Sunday evenings. Please see the link below for information about how to access your online school lunch account, make payments, or view what your child is eating or purchasing. Please contact us at 814-886-7753 x1103 if you have questions or need assistance.
Manage your Childs Breakfast and Lunch Account - My School Account
Monitor your children’s lunchtime purchases, track what your children have been eating for the past 30 days, make deposits directly into their meal accounts, and have an email reminder sent to you when an account balance gets low. Student debit account deposits can be made through ACH payments. Each child’s account will be updated nightly so that account balance information and payments will be current as of the following day.
2 Minute Video on how to apply for Free or Reduced Meal Benefits On-Line
Penn Cambria has partnered with PrimeroEdge and SchoolCafe to allow On-Line Applications for applying for Free or Reduced Meal Benefits. Here is a short 2 minute video on applying on-line.
Applying for Free or Reduced Benefits OnLine (pdf)
Quick Guide : Apply OnLine for Free or Reduced Meal Benefits. Register at
Military Student Identifier (pdf)
The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) includes a requirement that districts identify any military-connected children enrolled in our schools. A form is being sent home with all students in September to collect this information. A copy of the form is also available here.
MMS Gradebook
The links for MMS Gradebook have changed as of July 2017! Please update your web links with the ones found by clicking on the MMS Gradebook link on the left. Faculty and students should now use your PC network (Active Directory) user names and passwords to access MMS Gradebook. User names and passwords for parent users did not change.
Cafeteria Menus On-Line for the 2017-18 School Year
The Nutrition Group is proud to offer school menus through Nutrislice, the leading provider of K-12 digital menus. Mobile App available for both Apple and Android. Locate the Breakfast and Lunch Menu link under the Quick Links of the Penn Cambria Web Page.
New Math Textbook for Grades K-6
Penn Cambria School District has adopted Go Math! by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt as a new textbook for grades K-6 starting in the 2017-2018 school year. Go Math! will provide a framework around which we can build our math curriculum. The program will also provide valuable resources for our families. Our teachers and administrators will be working over the summer to become familiar with the resources provided. We will also be working on any adjustments and modifications that might be necessary to best meet the needs of our students. Please continue to visit our website to get additional information! We will schedule an informational parent meeting early in the 17-18 school year to help families become more familiar with the resources available.
New Immunization Regulations (pdf)
The PA Department of Health is changing school immunization regulations beginning in August 2017. Please see the attached letter and flier. More information can also be found on our Nursing Office webpage.
Sign Up for Text Alerts from local news stations
When Penn Cambria has a cancellation or delay, we relay the information to the local TV Stations. WTAJ out of Altoona PA offers text alerts for News and Weather Alerts.
Student Registration for Penn Cambria School District
Central Registration for Penn Cambria School District will be located at the Administrative Office 201 6th Street Cresson, PA, starting June 3, 2016.
It's On Us PA
Governor Wolf has launched the “It’s On Us PA” campaign inviting all Pennsylvanians to play a role in ending sexual assault. The campaign specifically aims to bring together college and university presidents, superintendents, administrators, teachers, students, families, and community members to reframe the conversation around sexual violence and pledge to be part of the solution. If you are interested in signing the pledge, please click the link below or visit
K-12 Voluntary Student Accident Insurance (pdf)
2015-2018 Special Education Plan (pdf)
The Penn Cambria Special Education plan was presented to the PCSD Board of Education on March 17,2015. If you have questions or comments regarding this plan, please contact the Special Education office at 814-886-4785.
Due to increased congestion in the area, Cresson Borough will be strictly enforcing the No Parking restrictions along 4th street adjacent to the stadium both during athletic events and during the school day.
We remind our students, community members and fans that to avoid the fines associated with illegal parking along 4th Street please park elsewhere during school hours and at after-school events utilizing the stadium and auditorium.

District Calendar
Tue Aug 21
In-Service Day
Wed Aug 22
In-Service Day
Thu Aug 23
First Day of School!

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