State College Area School District

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131 W. Nittany Ave.
State College, PA 16801
Don't forget to vote in the May 20 Primary Election.
The State High Project referendum question will be part of the primary election.

* Last day to register to vote is April 21, 2014
*Go to For registration information, find your polling place, and more.

*All voters, including Independents, may vote on the SCASD referendum question at the polls on May 20.

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  • Vote!

    Don't forget to vote in the May 20, 2014 Primary Election.
    The State High Project Referendum will be part of the primary election.

    * Last day to register to vote is April 21, 2014 (either in person or received by mail)
    *Go to For registration information, get the application, find your polling place and more.
      *All voters, including those registered as Independents, may vote on the SCASD referendum question at the polls on May 20.
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    • child reading a book Kindergarten Registration is taking place in our schools this year. Stop by on the dates below to register your child from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4 to 8 p.m. For more information, check the Registration website.

      Gray's Woods Elementary - April 1
      Corl Street Elementary - April 3
      Ferguson Elementary Township - April 7
      Park Forest Elementary - April 9
      Mount Nittany Elementary - April 15
      Radio Park Elementary - April 23
      Easterly Parkway Elementary - April 29
      Lemont Elementary - May 1
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    • Best Communities for Music Education SCASD has again been designated one of 2014’s Best Communities for Music Education (BCME) by the NAMM Foundation for setting the bar in offering students access to comprehensive music education. “These schools and districts make a strong commitment to music education in the core curriculum supporting its essential value to a well-rounded education for every child,” said Mary Luehrsen, NAMM Foundation executive director. Read more.
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    • April 16  & 17 School will be in session.
      At their meeting on Mar. 3, the board approved using April 16 and 17 as snow makeup days. They were previously set to be no school days for conferences and records days. Now the last day of school will be June 11 unless there are more school cancellations.

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    • calendar The last day of school is now June 11.

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    • Watch the "Around the County" interview of Dr. Bob O'Donnell and with Scott DeShong on streaming video on as they discuss the State High Project with Anne Danahy.

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    • Brick sidewalk at Memorial Field Pave it Forward:
      Leave Your Legacy at Memorial Field
      Become part of history and pave the way for the future of Memorial Field.
      Purchase and inscribe a brick on the west-side walkway to Memorial Field along Fraser Street. Donations to Pave it Forward will fund future improvements to Memorial Field. Read more.

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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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    • Bidding Opportunities
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    • star Honor Roll - Second Marking Period Honor Roll is now posted.
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    • STAR SLATE, a listing of recent student/staff accomplishments.
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    • Family Outreach Services
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    • Before and After School Care
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    • Volunteers in Public Schools
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    State High Project

     Drawing of entrance to new buillding The State High Project -  click here for the project website

    April 21, 7:00 p.m., Board Meeting. In the Board Room, 131 W. Nittany Ave. Attend the meeting, watch it live on CNET channel 98 or view later on streaming video on
    Upcoming opportunities to learn more about the State High Project:
    Neighborhood Conversation: Convenient location for those in the school's neighborhood, but everyone is welcome. Bring your questions and offer feedback on the State High Project.
    • April 10, 7:30 p.m., Mount Nittany Elementary all purpose room

    For Parents

    For Staff