• Principal Communication with Families

    All communication from Dr. Quinter will be sent by School Messenger.  Please be sure to check your spam folder if you are not receiving emails.  All communications will also be added to the Webpage Site Link "Emails & Communications"

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  • NEW Safe at School Phone Number

    Due to the phone system upgrade, there is a new Safe at School number to call if your child will be absent or late. 

    You can also upload an excuse in ParentVue.

    NEW SAS Number - 814.231.1011, Ext. 5017

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District News

  • children wave at a school bus in a parade

    Wanted: School Bus Drivers

    Mirroring a national trend, the State College Area School District is starting the school year in need of more school bus drivers. The shortage has prompted SCASD to eliminate five bus runs through consolidation, leading to longer travel times and late arrivals in some cases.

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  •  Students at the Grange Fair

    Summer Agricultural Experiences for Students

    Throughout the summer, students maintained more than 25 Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE) projects, which included livestock, equine and work experience projects. Students logged over 3,805 hours working on their SAE projects, and devoted over $25,120 to their efforts.

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  •  State High Seniors Paint Their Parking Spaces

    State High Seniors Paint Their Parking Spaces

    For the first time ever, State College Area High School seniors were given the opportunity to paint their parking spaces. Over 200 students signed up for the event which turned out to be a huge success.

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  •  Elementary Teacher in classroom

    First Day of the 2023-2024 School Year

    Across the district, 6,727 students revived schools from the summer doldrums and embarked on their educational journeys for the new school year.

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  •  International Garden

    Easterly Parkway International Garden

    As stillness blanketed Easterly Parkway Elementary over summer break, one corner of the school grounds still bustled with activity. Easterly families from Guatemala spent the muggy months planting and tending a vegetable garden, reviving a disused plot with the district’s blessing.

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About us

  • Park Forest Elementary School
    Home of the Penguins!

    2181 School Drive
    State College, PA. 16803

    Office - 814-231-5010, FAX - 814-235-4825
    Safe at School 814-231-1011, Ext. 5017

    School Hours: 8:10 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

    Office Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

    Dr. Jessica Quinter, Principal, jlq11@scasd.org

    Becky Kabala, Dean of Students, rlk17@scasd.org

    Amber Ligetti, School Counselor, axl42@scasd.org

    Karen Martin, Building Secretary, kmm45@scasd.org

    Karen Starinchak, Attendance Secretary, kls39@scasd.org



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