District News

Remote Learning Information for Elementary & Middle School – November 19- December 22
All students/families that have questions about classroom activities should email or Canvas message the classroom teacher directly.  All faculty and staff are reporting to school buildings during normal work hours and teachers will be able to respond during that time. ...
MS and Elementary Move to Full Remote – November 16, 2020 Update
November 16, 2020 Dear Penn Cambria Families, The District was forced to transition the HS students to a full remote learning model on very short notice yesterday. This was due to a 40% illness rate for employees along with several...
HS Remote Learning Information – November 16- December 4
Monday November 16th All students (both Group A and Group B) will complete the prepared remote lesson for Day 1 of this week already in Canvas.  Tuesday November 17th – Friday, December 4th All students (both Group A and Group...
November 15, 2020 – HS Move to Full Remote Through December 4th
Unfortunately, we now have a significant number of students and staff in quarantine at Penn Cambria High School.  We also have several members of our staff and student body exhibiting Coronavirus symptoms and out of school awaiting test results. Due...
November 14, 2020 COVID Update
Dear Penn Cambria Families, On Friday evening, we were notified of a positive COVID-19 test result of a Penn Cambria High School student in Group B.  We have individually notified families of any students who were identified as close contacts...
November 13, 2020 COVID Update
Dear Penn Cambria Families, COVID-19 continues to impact our school community.  This afternoon we were notified of a positive COVID-19 test result of a Penn Cambria Middle School staff member.  Families of any students who are identified as close contacts...
November 12, 2020 COVID Update
Dear Penn Cambria Families, This morning we were notified of a positive COVID-19 test result of a Penn Cambria Middle School student. We have initiated contact with the PA Department of Health for additional guidance and to complete the contact...
November 10, 2020 Update
Dear Penn Cambria Families, This evening we were notified of positive COVID-19 test results for one student and one employee at Penn Cambria High School. We have already contacted the PA Department of Health for additional guidance and to initiate the...
Admiral Peary Vo-Tech Update- November 8, 2020
We were informed this afternoon that Admiral Peary Vo-Tech will be fully virtual on Monday, November 9 and closed on Tuesday, November 10.  Penn Cambria B-group vo-tech students must log into Google Classroom and complete the daily attendance form by...
November 7, 2020 Update
Dear Penn Cambria Family, This morning we were notified of a positive COVID-19 test result of an employee at Penn Cambria High School. We have already contacted the PA Department of Health for additional guidance. Currently, based on information provided, we...
November 3, 2020 – COVID Update
Dear Penn Cambria Families, This afternoon, we were notified of a positive COVID-19 test result of a student in attendance this morning at Penn Cambria Pre-Primary School. We immediately contacted the PA Department of Health for guidance. Families with children...
October 29, 2020- Hybrid Schedule MS/HS Nov-Dec 2020
October 29, 2020 Dear Penn Cambria Families, This morning, Penn Cambria School District convened a special meeting of the Board of Education to discuss the current approved Health and Safety Plan.  Click here for the video of the meeting. The...
CHANGE – Elementary Laptop Return
Dear Elementary Families, We obtained a small number of additional laptops for quick delivery in order to fulfill all requests on our current waiting list. Therefore, we do not need to request the immediate return of elementary laptops at this...
Support for Students
Even though not all of the Penn Cambria students are in the building every day, please know that our supports and resources are still available.  To request support or help accessing mental health resources, please reach out to your chlld's...
NFHS Network – PC Sports Subscription Available
Update  9/5/2020  –  The Penn Cambria School District is set to have the NFHS cameras installed at our High School Gymnasium and Football Field on the 14th and 15th of September. This will give us all of the capabilities of...
Hybrid Learning – Fall 2020 Laptop Requests
If you are a Parent/Guardian of a Penn Cambria student that needs to borrow a laptop for use to complete remote learning lessons this fall, please complete this on-line form. By completing this form, you are confirming that you are...
Senior Citizen Gold Card
Gold Card passes issued to Penn Cambria School District residents that are over the age of 65 are temporarily on hold to limit the number of people coming into our offices and until further confirmation of Fall sports.
Honors Biology 1 Cell Book Project
Our PCHS Honors Biology 1 students had an incredible opportunity to collaborate with children's author, Mrs. Colleen Driscoll, during the spring of 2020.  Students wrote and illustrated a children's book titled A Deeper Look Into Cell Parts in which students...
Results of the May 2020 School Climate Parent Survey
Please see attached for the results of the May 2020 School Climate Parent Survey.  This survey was distributed electronically using the email address we have on file for each family.  We know this spring was especially challenging for our families...
Kindergarten 2020 – Let’s Hear It – School Spirit!
Here is a link to the Kindergarten Graduation Celebration Video for the Penn Cambria Class of 2032! Kindergarten Graduation Video    
May 2020 School Climate Surveys
As part of our PCCD School Safety and Security grants, we will again be administering the PA School Climate Survey, provided by the PA Department of Education, to gather important information from our stakeholders.  This is the same survey given...
PC Pink Panther Basket Raffle Information
To all loyal donors, local communities and Pink Panther members & families: The annual Penn Cambria Pink Panthers ABC basket raffle has been be rescheduled to Sunday, November 22, 2020 at the Gallitzin American Legion (Oriental). Pink Panther student members:...
COVID-19 Information and Preparedness
3/16/20 12:00 PM We have been working to respond to a wide variety of questions regarding this sudden and extended school closure.  One of the most frequently asked questions is whether these days will need to be made up through...
PCCD School Safety and Security Grant Award
We are pleased to announce that Penn Cambria School District has been awarded a $202,124 School Safety and Security Grant from the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency.  You can read more about how this grant award will impact our...
National Honor Society Induction Ceremony
The PCHS Chapter of the National Honor Society held its Induction Ceremony on Thursday, November 21, 2019 in the High School Auditorium.