State College Area High School

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

Daily Announcements

Calling all Freshman! Do you want to be a leader and represent the freshman student body?  Do you want to be involved in helping freshman have a louder voice at State High?  Do you want to help plan activities and improve school spirit? Consider running for a position as Freshman Senate Officer.  Positions include: president, vice president, secretary and treasurer.  Pick up a nominating petition from Mr. Brigman in the south Counseling Office. Nominating petitions are due to Mr. Brigman by the end of the day on Friday, Sept 19.
College visits for next week will be Mansfield University of PA on Monday, September 22, during period 4 and Juniata College on Tuesday, September 23 during period 4. All visits are in the North Counseling Office. All interested students are welcome.
Volunteers are needed for the Centre County SUPER FAIR representing over 100 agencies in our county on Saturday Oct 18 at the Mount Nittany Middle School.  They need 10-15 volunteers to set up tables and assist from 7:30 - 10:30am.  Please come to the North Counseling Office to sign up for this community service activity by October 1.  

 This is your last chance to apply for State High's Leadership council, an organization formed by Student government that represent the student body when it comes to administrative policies, and other school wide events.  Applications are available in the North and South offices.  If you have any questions email Reilly Ebbs.  Deadline is this Friday, September 19.

 All students parking in the parking lot must have a valid parking permit displayed by Monday, September 22.  Students are reminded to park ONLY in the red spaces provided.  Any student parking without a permit, or somewhere other than a red space, will be subject for ticketing and/or towing.  Permits are valid for North, South, and the driving tower parking lots.

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Schedule Change Info

The summer schedule change time period is over.  Schedule changes will be made during the school year for the following reasons only:

1.  system error on schedule

2.  medical reasons

3.  add course in place of study hall

4.  successful completion of summer course

5.  too few classes scheduled (26 contact hours required)

6.  missing a course required for graduation

7.  missing a prerequisite for a course

8.  previously failed a course with a teacher

9.  change due to formal program change

10.  change in level of a subject

Extenuating circumstances may be considered when a request change does not meet the above.  Students must attend classes on their schedules until an official schedule change has been made with his/her counselor.  Students must return all books and materials to the teacher of the course that is dropped.  A Course Change Request form must be completed in the counseling office to begin the process of consideration for a schedule change.


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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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