• State High Commencement at Memorial Field is Friday, June 2. Below are specific details:

    Musical Prelude begins at 6:00 p.m., with the ceremony beginning at 6:30 p.m. and ending at approximately 9:00 p.m.

    • Formal attire is required beneath graduation gowns.

    • All seniors are required to arrive at Memorial Field at 5:00 p.m. 

    • Watch the livestream here:
    • Rain dates are June 3, and June 4, 2023, 6:00 at Memorial Field.  
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District News

  •  Myers

    Jesse Myers wins PIAA Gold

    State High sophomore Jesse Myers won gold in the 200 meters at the PIAA Track and Field State Championships. Jesse’s time of 21.23 broke his own school record he set earlier this year. Additionally, Jesse placed second in the 400 meters (47.81) and fourth in the 100 meters (10.78).

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  • State High Unity in Diversity Mural

    State High Art Club/National Art Honor Society members unveiled a vivid outdoor amphitheater mural titled “Unity in Diversity,” celebrating students’ backgrounds, heritages and cultures and inspired by this year's school theme, “Unity is Key in 2023.”

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  •  Banquet

    Maroon and Gray Society Induction

    On May 20, 2023, notable State High alumni were inducted into the Maroon and Gray Society during the SCASD Education Foundation banquet.

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  •  Special Olympics

    PA Special Olympics Torch Run

    State High students Liberty Peachey and Adam Leib, along with teacher Doug Shunk, joined our school resource officer, John Aston, to participate in the PA Special Olympics Torch Run on the event’s final leg.

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  •  Bucher

    Meet our New Assistant Superintendent

    On May 15, the Board of Directors approved Jonathan Bucher to be the new assistant superintendent for secondary education. Bucher comes from the East Pennsboro Area School District, where he has been the High School’s principal since 2017. He brings 19 years of experience to the role.

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