In The Stix Broadband, located in Cresson, is offering Penn Cambria Families discounted rates on Internet Service during this time.  Please contact them for details.

eBook Resources for PC Families

The links below are provided as a resource for our families.  These links do not serve as an endorsement of any specific website or product.

Important resource for low-income families in Pennsylvania who have had a recent loss of income:

Human Services Launches Emergency Assistance Program to Help Low-Income Families Amidst COVID-19

  • Families who qualify will be eligible for a one-time payment to assist them in meeting basic needs and help them secure more stable financial footing in the future.
  • The program will be open to families with a child under the age of 18 or a woman who is currently pregnant.
  • In order to qualify, families must have at least one person in the household who was employed as of March 11, 2020 and experienced an hour or wage reduction of at least 50 percent for two weeks or more or lost employment entirely due to the public health crisis.
  • The emergency assistance application is available online at Families should be prepared to submit all necessary documentation with their application to expedite processing and avoid having to apply again. Applications will be accepted beginning Monday, May 11 through June 12 or until all funds are expended.





Talking With Children: Tips for Caregivers, Parents, and Teachers During Infectious Disease Outbreaks from SAMSHA

Talking to Children About COVID-19 (Coronavirus): A Parent Resource from NASP

Teaching Our World: The Coronavirus  – This link contains free resources organized by age/grade level.

Comcast Announces Comprehensive COVID-19 Response to Help Keep Americans Connected to the Internet

Resources for Families During the Coronavirus Pandemic from Common Sense Media

Resources for Parents During Remote Learning from Overcoming Obstacles provides a collection of short activities for families organized by grade level focused on life skills.


Home Activities, Recipes, and Tips for Parents from the American Heart Association


Houghton Mifflin Harcourt has created a great list of free resources and activities for students in grades K-12.

Project Gutenberg provides free access to many classic books for all ages.  Examples include: The Call of the Wild, Anne of Green Gables, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, Wuthering Heights, Dracula, Aesop’s Fables for Children, The Odyssey and more!

Librivox  provides free audiobooks read by volunteers. You can download these to your mobile device or listen on your computer.

TEDTalks to Watch With Kids

K-2 Reach for Reading – Our K-2 Reach for Reading series from National Geographic has amazing resources for families including an online copy of the books, review games, and practice activities.  If you need your child’s account information, please contact Mr. Smorto ( or Mrs. Black (


Math@Work Videos & Lessons – Check out this great MS math resource for activities like Math Meets Fashion and Math Meets Homebuilding. Scroll about halfway down the page to locate these resources and links.

GoMath– Students in grades K-6 already have access to Go Math resources for review, practice or enrichment.   This includes an interactive student text, practice and Math on the Spot videos as well as practice games.  If you need your child’s account information, please contact either your building principal or Mrs. Black. (

Mr. S Math – Check out the YouTube Channel of our very own Mr. Speicher!  There are videos explaining high school level math principles for algebra, trigonometry, calculus and more!

Khan Academy – Khan provides free videos, practice lessons, and more for every grade level from pre-school through college level calculus.   Khan also provides free SAT test prep!




Pittsburgh Zoo – Bring the Zoo to You – The zoo is providing webcams, podcasts, and other fun educational programming online.  The Penguin WebCam is awesome!

Khan Academy provides access to videos and practice lessons for high school and more advanced science concepts.

Physics With Cowboy Joe – Check out the YouTube Channel of our very own Mr. McCombie!  He has playlists available for a wide variety of high school physics and physical science topics.

PBS Learning Media has many amazing video resources, activity ideas, and more that can be filtered and searched by grade level.

NASA At Home provides e-books, virtual tours, podcasts, videos, ways to contribute to research as a citizen scientist, and more!


Our Story: American History Stories and Activities You Can Do Together from the Smithsonian

National Geographic Kids – games, videos and more

Carmen Sandiego – free resources and learning games for children of all ages from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt!


PBS Learning Media has many amazing video resources, activity ideas, and more that can be filtered and searched by grade level.


RESOURCES FOR COMPUTERS AND TECHNOLOGY has created a list of resources and activities for families during this closure.