• March Events:

    New Attendance Email : Please use the following new attendance email to report your child's absence.

    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 


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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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  • 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. 


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District News

  •  Sam Rockmore

    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.”

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  •  Lit Fest

    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.

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  •  Johnson

    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.

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  •  Singing

    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.

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  •  Read-in

    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.

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About Us

  • 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.


    Phone: 814-231-4119

    FTE Attendance Email -

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

    FAX: 814-861-4698

    Shelly Buckholtz, Principal,

    Trish Storch, Building Secretary,

    Leslie Specht, Attendance Secretary, 

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