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



Summer Health PE Materials
All students completing summer PE must also complete the corresponding summer health module. Assignments are due July 10, 2017 at the PCHS office. Click more to access the summer health module focused on nutrition for 2017.
Library Availability
All library book circulation will cease May 19th. After this day no books may be checked out of the library. The library will still be open for use of technology or printed resources before homeroom, during study hall, or after school.
Honors English Summer Reading Requirements
Use the link found here to access 2017 summer reading requirements for Honors English courses.
Cambria County Envirothon
Graduation - June 3, 2017
Graduation will be held at 2:00 P. M., Saturday, June 3, 2017 in the Maurice Stokes Gymnasium at Saint Francis University.
Congratulations PCHS Forensics Team
The Forensics team won the 2017 Regional Competition held at St. Francis University. Fifteen students have qualified for the National Competition in Tennessee on Memorial Day Weekend. The following students qualified for Nationals: Ethan Lantz, Bryan Long, Kamryn Stoy, Kayla Simanski, Melanie Stasik, Olivia Swan, Kayleb Stoy, Myah Smith, Lucas Lecomte, Patrick Kirby, Zachary Delaney, Lyvia Toth, Anthony Podrasky, Kateri Krise, & Caitlyn Detrick. Good Luck Panthers!
PMEA All-State Band
Congratulations to the following students who are participating in PMEA All-State Band from April 19-21, 2017: Anthony Podrasky, Tenor Saxophone and Lynnette Tibbott, Clarinet.
Summer Gym Forms
Summer gym forms are now available in the high school office. Dates and times of classes will be available on a first come, first serve basis. Forms and payments can be returned to the high school office. Checks can be made out to Penn Cambria School District.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Mon May 29
No School- Memorial Day
Sat Jun 3
2:00 PM Graduation - Saint Francis University