State College Area High School

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

Daily Announcements

Fitness Club Meeting are held the first Tuesday of every month in room 238 South at 3:30pm.  The next meeting will be Tuesday, November 4

On Friday, November 14, DECA will be hosting their annual Kick for the Cure Charity Soccer Tournament for the Boot Campaign, a charity that helps veterans and their families all across the nation. We need teams of 5-7 people. We will have food and a round-robin style soccer tournament. If you are interested, please stop by the Roar Store North to pick up a captain packet or turn one in by Thursday, November 6. Also, DECA membership slips can be turned in to the Roar Store North until November 12.

Attention student-athletes: if you want to play sports at the collegiate level plan on attending the student-athlete and college recruiting seminar on MondayNovember 10 at 7:30PM in the South Auditorium. The seminar is for students and parents in grades 8-12. Attendees will get answers to questions about recruitment and scholarship opportunities. It's never too early to start planning for your college experience. 

Counselors are trying to schedule a testing session for the military ASVAB exam. This exam is offered to 10th-12th grade students as a career investigation tool.  Testing is tentatively scheduled for December 11, 2014 from 9am-12noon in the North Bldg. We will need to have a minimum of 10 students register to hold the test here. Please sign up in the South or North Counseling Office by Nov 25.

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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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