Our school is taking part in the 2023 Pennsylvania Youth Survey (PAYS) sponsored by the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency, the Pennsylvania Department of Education, and the Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs. The survey will ask questions about the behaviors of students in the 6th, 8th, 10th and 12th grades, including questions about school climate, violence, mental health, bullying, and substance abuse. The information we receive will assist us and our community partners in working to promote mental health and prevent adolescent drug use and other problem behaviors. We want to ensure that all parents are notified that the survey is being conducted and provide you with as much information about the survey as possible. As a parent or guardian, you have the right to prohibit your child’s participation. The following are facts about the survey to help you make an informed decision: It is voluntary. Your child does not have to participate. Neither you nor your child is required to give a reason for not participating. Students will be instructed by their teacher that they can...
5th Grade Only Back 2 School Night will be Tuesday August 22, 2023. Students and parents should be at PCMS promptly at 4:00PM. We will walk through student schedules period by period starting at 4:00PM. 6th, 7th, & 8th Grade Back 2 School Night will be Monday August 21, 2023 from 4:00PM to 7:00PM. Students and parents are welcome any time between 4:00PM and 7:00PM.
Parents/Students: If you wish to get a head start and purchase items for your classes prior to school starting, the following list are items needed for classes for the 2023-2024 school year: 5th Grade Mrs. Hajnosz (5th Grade ELA) – Pencils, Erasers, Highlighters, Crayons or Colored Pencils, 2 Folders, 1 Spiral three subject notebook Mrs. Marino (5th Grade ELA) – Highlighters, 1″ Binder, 5 Folders OR Dividers with folder pockets, Pencils. Mrs. Reed (5th Grade Math & Social Studies) – Pencils, Erasers, Highlighters, Crayons or Colored Pencils, Folder, ½ inch binder, Dry erase markers Mrs. Kerfonta (5th Grade Science & Social Studies) – Pencils, Erasers, Highlighters, Crayons or Colored Pencils, Folder, Spiral One-Subject Notebook Mr. Felus (5th Grade Social Studies) – Pencils, Erasers, Highlighters, Crayons or Colored Pencils, Folder, Spiral One-Subject Notebook 6th Grade Mrs. Smorto (6th Grade Math) – Pencils, 3-Ring Binder with pockets & Loose Leaf Paper, Folder, and Highlighters. Mrs. Walters (6th Grade Science) – Folder, Spiral One-Subject Notebook, Pencils, and Highlighters. Mrs. Mento (6th Grade ELA) – Highlighters, Dry Erase Markers, Glue Stick, and 2″ binder...
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.
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
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.
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.
Middle School Events
September 27, 2023 – 5th & 6th Grade Picture Day
September 28, 2023 – 7th & 8th Grade Picture Day
October 9, 2023 – Act 80 - No students
November 9, 2023 – Act 80 - No students
November 10, 2023 – Veteran's Day - School District Closed
November 23, 2023 – Thanksgiving Vacation - School District Closed
November 24, 2023 – Thanksgiving Vacation - School District Closed
November 27, 2023 – Thanksgiving Vacation - School District Closed
December 22, 2023 – Christmas Vacation
December 25, 2023 – Christmas Vacation - School District Closed