District News

  • “Newsies” takes the 2019 Isaac Awards by storm!

    The State High Thespians Troupe 5029 had a night for the ages Sunday at Altoona’s historic Mishler Theater, sweeping the categories with 12 awards, including Best Production for the rousing show about scrappy New York City newsboys fighting for their livelihood.

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  • Best Communities for Music Education

    For the sixth straight year, SCASD has received the Best Communities for Music Education award from the nonprofit National Association of Music Merchants Foundation. The honor marks the 15th time in 19 years that the foundation has recognized SCASD for its support for music education.

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  • Leah Mueller selected for Global Impact Challenge

    Leah Mueller has been selected as one of twenty middle and high school educators nationwide who will serve as project leaders for the third annual Global Impact Challenge.

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  • Performance Festival Yields High Ratings

    The State College Area High School presented seven performing ensembles at the Worldstrides OnStage Performance Adjudication Festival including Symphonic Band, Jazz Band, Master Singers, OMA, Cecilian Singers, String Orchestra, and Rock Ensemble.

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  • Dr. Kelly Mark named Corl St. Elementary Principal

    When Dr. Kelly Mark welcomes Corl Street Elementary School students back in August, she’ll not only start a fresh year. She’ll usher in a new era. As the school’s transformative renovation draws closer to completion, Mark prepares to succeed Principal Charlotte Zmyslo, who’s retiring in June.

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  • Adam Schram Recites Poetry Out Loud

    Adam Schram, a Delta Program senior, took second place in the state in the Poetry Out Loud - National Recitation Contest, one of 15 regional finalists who emerged from a crowd of 5,700 students from 118 schools.

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  • Merritt Named New Director of Curriculum 6-12

    Christine Merritt is the new director of curriculum 6-12 for the State College Area School District, eight years after she finished serving as the director of curriculum 9-12.

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