State College Area High School

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Daily Announcements

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Come join the Math Club this Friday, March 27 when we welcome Dr. Misha Guysinsky for a GEM Seminar. The topic for the GEM this week is "Some Amazing Math Puzzles."

Any Freshmen, Sophomores, and Juniors who would like to apply to Penn State for either summer or fall semesters, please come to room 133N by Friday, March 27 to begin the application process for Penn State Non-degree status.  

This year's Prom Attire Event will be held in the Fairmount Building cafeteria on Thursday and Friday, March 26 and 27, from 4 to 7 PM, and again on Saturday, March 28, from 10 AM to 3 PM. If attending the prom is putting a strain on your budget, please come see our selection of over 150 new or gently used gowns in all sizes and enter raffles for hair styling, flowers, and more! Look for updates on the Prom Attire Event Facebook page. Contact Deb Steinberg at Delta with any questions at We hope to see you there! 

French club is looking for your t-shirt design submissions for the annual Pétanque tournament, supporting Doctors Without Borders. Look for the flyers in the hallways for the design requirements. Please make all submissions by Wednesday, April 1 to any French teacher.

The 2015 Senior Scholarships/Awards are now available for application.  Please note there will be NO BOOKLET distributed this year.  Seniors may access the online application for the scholarships by selecting “Counseling Services” on the high school home page under “Site Shortcuts.”  Complete instructions will be handed out in senior English classes.  If a senior does not have an English class, instructions are available in the North Counseling Office.  We encourage seniors to apply for the scholarships and awards appropriate for them.  Deadline is Friday, April 10, 2015.

Juniors and Seniors -- Shippensburg Army ROTC is holding a "Cadet For A Day" on Thursday, April 23. Students will to attend a college class, tour the campus, participate in a Military Science class and Leadership Lab as well as meet ROTC faculty and students. Visit to register.

Any rising juniors or seniors wishing to apply for LE OUT for the fall must schedule a meeting with Mrs. Rand in room 133N or Mrs. Campbell in the ARTsmART area. To guarantee LE OUT on your schedule for the fall, completed contracts must be turned in to an LE North teacher by

Friday, April 24.    

Applications are now being accepted for Garban Grant-In-Aid for children of full-time Penn State employees. Eligible students must be offered admission as full-time first year students at Penn State, PSU commonwealth campuses, or Penn College of Technology. Details can be found on the Penn State website -- search keyword "Garban Grant." Deadline is April 24, 2015.

Attention JUNIOR Women! The Distinguished Young Women Program is inviting you to enter the Distinguished Young Women Pennsylvania Scholarship Program. To apply, please go to and click "participate" then "apply". An At-Large Program will be held at Bald Eagle High School on Sunday, May 17, 2015. The program will be held this summer 7/19-7/25 in Johnstown, PA. More information was sent by email from your counselor and/or can be found in the North Counseling Office.

 Check out "Scholarship Opportunities" "Summer Programs/Internships" sites on the high school home page under Headlines

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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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