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State College Area School District

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  • TV Screen In an interview with Bob O'Donnell, superintendent, and Randy Brown, Business Administrator, in a special episode of C-NET's "Around the County," Anne Danahy speaks with them about the State College Area School District's District-Wide Facilities Master Plan Update for Elementary Schools. Click here for the video.

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  • Cheer Meeting and Tryout information:

    Students in grades 9 to 12 who are interested in trying out for cheerleading should attend an Aug. 15 meeting in the high school North Building cafeteria beginning at 6:30 p.m. Parents are welcome to attend. This will be an organizational and informational meeting of the SCASD cheer program. In addition, the new coaching staff will be introduced and will share plans for the upcoming season.

    Cheer tryouts for high school will be held in the North Building small gymnasium on Friday, Aug. 19, at 5:30 p.m. and Saturday, Aug. 20, at 4 p.m.

    IMPORTANT: Students must have a pre-participation physical examination BEFORE they may participate in tryouts.

    Please contact the SCASD athletic office at (814) 231-1143 with any questions.


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  • Scroll Honor roll for Fourth marking period is online

    Here is the honor roll for the fourth marking period of the 2015-16 academic year. 

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  • Welch Pool - Special notice: Starting Monday, June 27, ALL Welch Pool parking will be at High School North for the rest of the summer. For pick-up and drop-off, please use the High School South drive, which will offer 2-way access from Westerly Parkway for this purpose only.

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  • School Bus All Aboard for the Kindergarten Bus Orientation Program
    Parents and their kindergarten students are welcome to stop by to learn more about riding the bus and bus safety rules. Participants will have the opportunity to board a bus and take a ride. Siblings are also welcome. Registration is not required.

    All sessions are being held at 10 AM and 2 PM at the following schools:

    Mount Nittany Elementary - July 20
    Corl St Elementary - July 27
    Park Forest Elementary - August 3
    Lemont Elementary - August 10
    Bus Schedules for the 2016/17 school year will be available mid-August.  

    The first day of school is Monday, August 29.  See you then!

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  • Registration Office - New Location and Summer Hours

    The Student Registration Office has relocated to the district administration building (next to Memorial Field). The telephone number remains the same, (814) 231-1017. The new address is: State College Area School District, Registration Office, Room 101, 131 W. Nittany Ave., State College, PA  16801

    During the summer, Registration office hours will be 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

    New Families - Special Additional Registration times for new families are set for:

      *Sunday, August 21 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

      *Saturday, August 27 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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  • Sign up for State High Project Updates

    Want to receive updates about the State High Project via e-mail and/or SMS text? Updates will include timely news and features about project progress, parking and traffic, construction phasing, project milestones, and more. To sign up, visit

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  • Job Opportunities

    We are currently in search of teacher, secretary, nurse, and paraprofessional substitutes. For information, please visit our Substitute Employment Opportunities page or contact Shelbi Smeltzer, Substitute Coordinator, via email at

    The Community Education Department has openings for part-time after school employees. Hours are generally between 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. Call 231-1061 (Community Education Department) for additional information.

    We are accepting applications for employment in all of our support departments. If you are hard working, enthusiastic, and want to support the education of students, consider applying to work in a school kitchen, to drive a school bus, or to help clean and maintain our facilities. Call for additional information:

    Food Services - 231-5095
    Transportation - 231-1033
    Physical Plant - 231-1026

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