US Honor Flag visits PCMS
We had the privilege of having the US Honor Flag Network visit the Middle School on Wednesday, October 2nd.  They held a presentation that focused on America's Heroes, Integrity, Patriotism, and sharing the U.S. Honor Flag. Please click on the link below or copy and paste to your browser, to learn more about this organization: https://ushonorflag.org/
PA Youth Survey
This fall, students in grades 6, 8, 10, and 12 will be participating in the 2019 Pennsylvania Youth Survey (PAYS) sponsored by the PA Commission on Crime and Delinquency, the PA Department of Education, and the PA Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs.  The surveys are anonymous and voluntary.  Informational letters will be sent home to families of students in these grade levels providing more information before the survey is conducted.  In addition, you can find information on the PA Youth Survey website.  Please contact your building principal if you have any questions.
Dress Code Do & Don’t
Dress Code Do and Don't Pictures
Too Good for Drugs Fall 2019
Grade 5 students at Penn Cambria Middle School will participate in Too Good for Drugs (TGFD), an evidenced-based prevention program that teaches children skills for living healthy, drug-free lives. The nine-session program will be implemented during Study Hall/Study Skills classes this fall with a trained facilitator from the Learning Lamp. The program teaches goal setting, decision making, communication, peer pressure refusal, and wellness skills.  Information about the program and anonymous surveys used in the program is being sent home with fifth grade students during the opening week of school.
Bus Run for the 2019-20 School Year from Wilkinson Bus Lines
Wilkinson Bus Lines - 140 Industrial Dr, Cresson, PA 16630 (814)886-4600
2019-2020 MS School Supply Lists
Families, If you wish to purchase school supplies prior to the start of the school year, attached is a list of materials recommended for each subject/grade level. PCMS School Supply List 1920  
2019-2020 Parent/Teacher Conference Dates/Times
PC Middle School Parent/Teacher Conferences:  Wednesday November 6, 2019 from 4:00PM-7:00PM Tuesday March 31, 2020 from 4:00PM-7:00PM
Back to School Night Dates/Times 2019-2020 School Year
5th Grade ONLY Back to School Night - Tuesday August 20, 2019 4:00-7:00. Students & Parents please be at the school promptly at 4:00. We will walk the students through their schedule and do various activities. 6th, 7th, & 8th Grade Back to School Night - Wednesday August 21, 2019 4:00-7:00. Students will receive their schedule and can visit their teachers between 4:00 and 7:00.
Safe2Say Something
Safe2Say Something is an anonymous tip-line a person can use to report information about possible bullying, suicide, violence, etc.
Accelerated Reader Parent Accounts
The username and password you use to check your child's AR progress have been changed to match the same username and password your child uses. Please ask your child to share this information with you, or contact Mrs. Gibson at the middle school for additional help.
Cafeteria Account Reminders
As a reminder, all families with any negative balance on school lunch accounts will receive an automated phone message on Sunday evenings. Please see the link below for information about how to access your online school lunch account, make payments, or view what your child is eating or purchasing. Please contact us at 814-886-7753 x1103 if you have questions or need assistance. Food Services
Informational Announcement
Students are permitted to take backpacks and book bags into classrooms. Teachers may ask students to place bags in a designated location within a room to ease congestion around desks and aisles.
MMS Gradebook
The links for MMS Gradebook have changed as of July 2017! Please update your web links with the ones found by clicking on the MMS Gradebook link. Faculty and students should now use your PC network (Active Directory) user names and passwords to access MMS Gradebook. User names and passwords for parent users did not change.  
Written Excuses Required
All student absences are treated as unlawful until your child’s school receives a written excuse explaining the absence. This excuse must be given to the school office within three days of the absence. Call the school office if you have a question or concern about your child’s absences and excuses required.
Save Those Labels!
The Middle School is once again collecting Box Tops for Education. The company contributes money or supplies to our school depending on the number of box tops we collect. Students can bring the box tops into the school office or give them to Mrs. Mento. Be sure to join Box Tops for Education Booster Club. It is easy to sign up and you can print money saving coupons too. Visit their website at www.boxtops4education.com. Your support is appreciated!