• May and June FTE News:

    Ferguson Township Elementary School Spring Concert on Wednesday, May 15th @ 7:00PM

    School Picnic - Wednesday, May 22nd during your students' lunchtime.  More information will be sent out. 

    Field Day: June 3rd, 11:30-2:30

    LAST DAY OF SCHOOL: Wednesday, June 5th - Elementary - K-5 Dismiss at 11:30AM


    Intramural News:

    IM Track Meet  - May 14th and 15th - more information to follow.

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District News

  •  State College Area High School seniors Amy Liu and Lydia Shen

    National Merit Scholarship Winners

    State High seniors Amy Liu and Lydia Shen have achieved a rare feat: winning a National Merit Scholarship. They are among the 7,140 recipients nationwide of $2,500 scholarships from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation, companies and businesses, or universities and colleges.

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  •  State College Area High School senior Prithvi Narayanan

    Narayanan Named U.S. Presidential Scholar

    On May 9, Prithvi Narayanan learned that the White House Commission on Presidential Scholars had chosen him to be a 2024 U.S. Presidential Scholar, just one of 161 seniors selected for outstanding scholastic and artistic achievement, citizenship, service, and more.

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  • Thirteen State College Area High School National Merit Scholarship Finalists

    National Merit Scholarship Finalists

    Twelve State College Area High School students were named National Merit Scholarship Finalists, among the 15,000 finalists nationwide. Learn more about each student.

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  •  Delta Program English teacher Amy Allison

    Delta Program Teacher Recognized for Advocacy Class

    Delta Program English teacher Amy Allison won the Judith’s Award for her Advocacy for Teens class. “I feel it is my duty as a teacher to aid students in learning how to navigate our world, understand our cultural literacy and advocate for themselves and others,” Allison said.

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  •  Principal Kara Treweek

    New Ferguson Township Elementary Principal

    On Monday, May 6, 2024, the State College Area School District Board of Directors approved Kara Treweek to be the new Ferguson Township Elementary School principal. Treweek succeeds Shelly Buckholtz, who is retiring in June.

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About Us

  • Ferguson Township Elementary School

    Home of the Freezers!


    215 West Pine Grove Road
    P. O. Box 237
    Pine Grove Mills, PA 16868-0237


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

    Drop off - 7:55 - 8:09 a.m.

    Pick up - 3:00 - 3:09 p.m.


    Office Phone: 814-231-4119

    FAX: 814-861-4698

    Safe at School (SAS): 814-231-1011 ext. 4555
    Attendance Email


    Shelly Buckholtz, Principal
    Leslie Specht, Building Secretary
    Laura Romig, Attendance Secretary