Materials/Items Needed for Classes 2020-2021
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 20-21 school year: 5th Grade Mrs. Smorto (5th Grade Math) - Pencils, Binder with pockets or Tablet, Folder, and Highlighters. Mrs. Kerfonta (5th Grade Science) - Folder, Spiral One-Subject Notebook, Pencils, and Highlighters. Mr. Felus (5th Grade Math) - Folder, Spiral One-Subject Notebook, Pencils, and Highlighters. Mr. Walters (5th Grade Social Studies) - Folder, Spiral One-Subject Notebook, Pencils, and Highlighters. Mrs. Hajnosz (5th Grade ELA) - Folder, Pencils, Notebook, and Highlighters. 6th Grade Mrs. Smorto (6th Grade Math) - Pencils, Binder with pockets or tablet, Folder, and Highlighters. Mrs. Kerfonta (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 with paper. Mrs. Marino (6th Grade ELA) - Highlighters, 1" Binder, 5 Dividers, Loose Leaf Paper, Pocket Folder, Pencils, and Dry Erase Markers. Mr. B. Watt (6th Grade Math/Science) - Notebooks, Pencils, Highlighters. Mr. Poldiak (6th...
PCMS Back 2 School Nights 2020-2021 School Year
Monday August 24, 2020 (6th, 7th, & 8th grade students & Parents) are encouraged to come & meet their teachers for the upcoming school year any time between 4:00PM-7:00PM. Tuesday August 25, 2020 4:00PM-7:00PM (5th Grade Students & Parents Only) are encouraged to arrive promptly at 4:00PM. Students & parents will walk through their schedule along with various activities to get students familiar with the middle school.
PCMS Dress Code Do’s and Don’ts
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Penn Cambria Middle School Awards
*5th Grade Awards 1* *5th Grade Awards 2* *6th Grade Awards 1* *6th Grades Awards 2.* *7th Grade Awards 2* *7th Grade Awards 1* *8th Grade Awards 1* *8th Grade Awards 2*
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 at the end of May 2019.  We are using the results to measure our progress during the school year in improving school climate.  Surveys will be available for staff, parents, and students (gr 3-12).  These surveys will be administered online from now until May 29th.  Participation is voluntary, and participants do not put names on the survey.  Survey information will be shared with students grades 3-12 in Google Classroom and Teams.   If you would like to review copies of the survey  please contact your building principal.   We will email directions to access the parent survey the week of May 11th.
High School Summer PE Online Course Offering
2020 Summer Physical Education Online Option An online course is available for students who wish to take a half-credit Physical Education course in the summer of 2020. This is the only option being offered for Summer 2020. There are not on-site or paper options for completion. A student will only be permitted to take summer PE if he/she is scheduled for 8 full credits for the 2020-2021 school year. Please remember that summer PE is not required. Course: LIFETIME FITNESS Units of Study • Introduction to Fitness and Safety • Fitness Fundamentals/Biomechanical Principles • Cardiorespiratory and Muscular Fitness • Flexibility and Nutrition • Introduction to Sports and Skills for Athletic Success • Designing a Personal Fitness Plan and Lifetime Fitness • Cumulative Exam Platform: Edgenuity Course Dates: Tuesday, June 2 – Friday, June 26, 2020 Estimated Course Completion Time: 53 hours (13 + hours per week) Note: Pre-testing option for lessons will not be available for summer PE course. Price Per Student: $50 must be received on or before June 2nd. Course Instructors: Mr. Ricupero and Mrs. Vinglish Grading: Students...
Blanket for Homeless Veteran
PCMS Students helped make a blanket for a homeless veteran. They dedicated their free time during the day for several days to help someone in need.
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.