State College Area High School

Our Mission: To prepare students for lifelong success through excellence in education

Daily Announcements

Want to post something here or on the calendar? Want to share a photo of a club, event, or classroom? Email us and we'll post it here. 

¿Tienes hambre? Come to Spanish Club on Monday, February 2 to participate in making homemade tortillas and quesadillas. We have a special guest from Mexico who will be showing us how to press tortillas in room 110S right after school. If you have any questions feel free to contact Señor K or Señor Gallo.

Female students interested in trying out this spring for the girls' lacrosse team are strongly encouraged to attend the Pre-season Information Meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 4 in the Library of the North Building from 6:15PM-7PM. Please attend with at least one parent or guardian. Everyone is also encouraged to visit the team website and familiarize yourself with the information before attending the meeting 
( and arrive with any questions you may have.

Attention Seniors: Please check the list outside the main office to be sure we have your senior photo option correct. E-mail right away with any problems. 

Applications are now being accepted for the PA House of Representatives Scholarship. High school seniors (min 3.0 GPA) who are legal PA residents and plan to attend a college or trade school in-state can apply.  Two 4-year scholarships will be awarded. Visit for more info. Deadline is March 1, 2015.

Would you like to meet a French teenager while introducing them to American culture?  The French dept. is looking for families to host a French student for about a week from March 20-29.  Please contact any French teacher or email Mme Graham @ mmb38 if you are interested.  


News and Highlights

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  • The Lions' Digest is a product of State High's Journalism program.  The print and online papers are student conceived, written and produced.  Our online news blogs are updated each weekday with news and happenings from around the school.  Our print edition also appears on our website in PDF form. Thanks for reading!
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  • School Cancellations - Up-to-date announcements regarding school cancellations and delays are found on the district home page
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About Us

State College Area High School
South Building
650 Westerly Parkway
State College, PA 16801
(814) 231-5020
Fax (814) 231-5070
North Building
653 Westerly Parkway
State College, PA 16801
(814) 231-1111
Fax (814) 231-5024
School hours: 8:10 a.m.-3:16 p.m.

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