New Attendance Email : Please use the following new attendance email to report your child's absence. firstname.lastname@example.org
SPRING BREAK - March 6th - 10th (no school)
IM Volleyball every Monday and Wednesday - from 3:00-4:30 (5th grade 3/1, 3/13 and 3/15)
IM Volleyball Tournament - 5th Grade- 3/21, 3/22. 3/23
4th and 5th Grade Family Book Club - Wednesday, March 15th, 7 - 8 PM in the FTE Library
PTO Meeting - March 1st - at 7pm FTE Library
STEAM Fair and Talent Show - March 24th - 6 - 10 PM
* Elementary Cycle Days
Elementary specials’ cycle days can be found on our district's calendar by clicking here.
Additionally, you can see the cycle days on the calendar feature of our App, which is available in the Apple Store or Google Play by searching for “SCASD.”
Educational Trip Requests -Please click here to print an Educational Trip Form - Educational Trip requests must be submitted 2 weeks prior to the trip.
Safe-At-School line: (814)231-1011 ext. 4555 - If your child will be late to school or absent, please notify the school via the Safe-At-School (SAS) line.
Student Column is Moving up the Ranks
Sam Rockmore isn’t shy about expressing his opinions in the Park Forest Middle School newspaper. Take his takedown of Skittles, for instance, placed next-to-last and dismissed as “fake M&Ms” in his January column: “These are like raisin cookies … Skittles are a crime against humanity.”
Wide and Wonderful Literacy Skills
Lit Fest, at Mount Nittany Elementary School, showcases a variety of literacy skills needed across our diverse community and encourages reading, writing, listening, and storytelling.
Board of Directors Approves New Superintendent
On Monday, March 13, the State College Area School District Board of Directors unanimously approved Curtis Johnson to be the next SCASD superintendent. Johnson had been serving as interim superintendent for the past 10 months.
Lift Every Voice and Sing Performance
Photo gallery from the State High “Lift Every Voice: A Cultural Celebration” variety show showcasing singing, dancing and spoken word performances.
Highlighting Black History Month Events
To help commemorate Black History Month, Jeremy Bullock shared not only the stories of an athlete and an astronaut, but also a bit of his own. Bullock, a Penn State senior, recently visited Corl Street Elementary for the district’s African American Read-In program, a February tradition.
Ferguson Township Elementary School
215 West Pine Grove Road
P. O. Box 237
Pine Grove Mills, PA 16868-0237
Office Hours: 7:15 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.
School Hours: 8:10 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
FTE Attendance Email - email@example.com
Safe at School (SAS): 814-231-1011 ext. 4555
Shelly Buckholtz, Principal, firstname.lastname@example.org
Trish Storch, Building Secretary, email@example.com
Leslie Specht, Attendance Secretary, firstname.lastname@example.org
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