Penn Cambria High School
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Penn Cambria High School
401 Linden Avenue
Cresson, PA 16630
Mr. James Abbott, Principal
Mr. Joseph Smorto, Assistant Principal
Phone: 814-886-8188
Fax: 814-884-3977

Parent-Teacher Conferences
Parent-Teacher Conferences will be held at the high school on Monday, November 7th from 4PM to 7PM.
National Honor Society Induction
The Penn Cambria National Honor Society will be inducting their new members in a candlelight ceremony on Thursday evening, November 17, 2016 at 7:00 in the HS Auditorium.
Winter Sports Physicals
Winter Sports Physicals will be held at 8AM on Saturday, October 29th, at the high school nurses office. All winter sports athletes that did not play a fall sport must have a physical.
Safe Halloween
Safe Halloween is October 26th at the high school, 5:00-6:30. Please no clown costumes.
Picture Retake Day
Picture Retake at the high school will be on Thursday, November 3rd.
PCHS Paint-The-Plow Project
Check out the PCHS Paint-the-Plow project on our website. Visit PennDOTís Facebook page to see the entry created by our students and vote for PC as your favorite!
The Lions Clubs of Cresson and Gallitzin Student of the Month
The Cresson and Gallitzin Area Lions Clubs along with the Penn Cambria School District is proud to offer the first ever Student of the Month Awards. These awards are open to Penn Cambria High School Seniors. These awards are made possible by contributions from the Lions Club and Peoples Natural Gas. Any community member can nominate students based upon their service to the community. Forms can be downloaded from this website and are due to the school by Friday, October 7th. Awards will be distributed on Friday, October 28th.
Lions Club Student of the Month Nomination Form (PDF)
Lions Club Student of Month Nomination form 2016.docx (docx)
PCHS Tutoring
PCHS is sponsoring afterschool tutoring sessions starting Monday, September 12th, for any or all students, daily in Computer Lab A142. Students will have access to computers and printers for school work only, as well as a PCHS teacher. Tutoring is Monday through Thursday from 2:45pm to 3:45pm.
Penn Cambria Football Stadium Entrance
Starting with the 2016 football season, we will be changing one entrance into the stadium. People will no longer be entering the gate by the restrooms. You will be entering the gate where the ambulance enters. You will still be purchasing tickets at the same two booths.
PCHS - Text Announcements
You can now sign up to receive announcements via text or email from PCHS using Remind. To receive messages via text, text the message @pchsannoun to the number 81010. You can also use the link below to subscribe. This will be used for general public announcements. Emergency and school closure announcements will still be done through the automated call system.
Honors English Summer Reading Requirements
Use the link found here to access 2016 summer reading requirements for Honors English courses.
Preparing for the Keystone Exams
Tutoring information, sample questions, resources for additional review, information about when students will participate in the Keystone Exam and FAQs for parents can be found here.
Admiral Peary Vocational Technical School
Penn Cambria is a participating school for the Admiral Peary Vocational Technical School (APVTS). Click below to access a link to APVTS.
Acceptable Use Policy
All students are required to sign the Computer Acceptable Use Policy before being permitted to use Penn Cambria's computers. A copy of the policy is available on our website or in the school's office.

HS Calendar
Wed Oct 26
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM Safe Halloween
Sat Oct 29
8:00 AM Winter Sports Physicals
Thu Nov 3
Picture Retake Day
Mon Nov 7
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Parent-Teacher Conferences
Thu Nov 10
Act 80 Day - No School for Students
Fri Nov 11
No School-Veteran's Day Holiday

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