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/
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!