Picture Retake Day has been Rescheduled for 

    Monday, December 11th - 8:30 am to 11 am, more info to follow

    Message from Lifetouch: Don't forget to order this year's school pictures.    ENJOY 10% OFF your order!  CODE: F202310OFF.      EXPIRES: May 1, 2024

    PTO News

    PTO Meeting Wednesday, December 6, 2023 in the FTE Library.  The meeting begins at 7:00 PM.
    December 8th - Butter Braid orders are due. 
    December 8th - PTO Movie Night - FTE All-Purpose Room-

    December 18th - Butter Braid Pick -Up 4-7pm (Faculty Room)

    No School December 22 - January 1, 2024



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  • * 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.”


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  •  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. 

     Educational Trip Requests - Please click here  to download/print an Educational Trip Form - Educational Trip requests must be submitted 2 weeks prior to the trip. 

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District News

  • Getting a Taste of the Future

    At Ferguson Township Elementary’s first Career Café, students recently got a taste of what they could grow up to be. One table featured a veterinarian showing how she treats animals. Another had a sports performance coach leading exercises. Also sharing were an architect, a registered nurse, a mental health counselor, a physician and a paramedic.

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  •  Dean Becky Kabala and a student

    New Dean of Students Role Pays Dividends

    The new elementary deans are focused on reinforcing positive school wide behavior programs, providing student support, and assisting faculty and staff. Working with principals, counselors and psychologists, they serve as roving facilitators within buildings, rather than administrators per se.

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  • A man carries bags of Thanksgiving meals

    Latin Thanksgiving Meal initiative

    For the second straight year, some district Spanish-speaking families will sit down to a different flavor of Thanksgiving feast, courtesy of culinary arts students in State High’s Career and Technical Center.

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  •  Students sing the Alma Mater

    Spring Creek Elementary Alma Mater

    Spring Creek Elementary Principal Paul Brigman recently gave a special dedication for a historic moment. Before him sat students filling the gym, gathered for an assembly to debut the new Spring Creek alma mater he composed with music teacher Melanie Komlenic.

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  • New Virtual Academy Assistant Principal Rebecca Michaels

    New Virtual Academy Assistant Principal

    The district welcomes Rebecca Michaels, our new Virtual Academy Assistant Principal, who was approved on Sept. 18. She will start in late November. Rebecca comes to the district from Mifflin County School District, where she was the assistant principal of Indian Valley Elementary Center.

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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
    FTE Attendance Email -


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


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