District News

2018-2019 PSSA Testing Dates and Information 2018-2019 Spring Testing Dates

Click here for more information about 2018-2019 PSSA Testing. 

2019-2020 Kindergarten Readiness Round-Up Information 2019-2020 Kindergarten Readiness Roundup Flyer

Moon Area School District is gearing up for the 2019-2020 school year and ready to welcome our youngest students!

MASD Board Recognizes Swimming and Diving Team Swim and Dive 2019

The Moon Area High School Swimming and Diving team continued to thrive this year with both the boys and girls teams winning the MAC and also winning the Section 5 Class 3A Championship for the first time since 2006.

MAHS Sophomores Participate in Distracted/Impaired Driving Expo Distracted Driving Simulation

Moon Area High School sophomores in Mrs. Mosberger, Mrs. DeMarco, and Mr. Persing's health classes learned about the difficulties and dangers of driving while distracted or impaired on Monday, April 15, 2019.

Four MAHS Music Students Named All-State Musicians PMEA 2019 Orchestra Participants

Moon Area High School is proud to have two band/orchestra students and two choral students who participated and represented the District in this prestigious event.

MAHS Drama Club Presents 'A Night of Broadway' Featuring Carrie St. Louis Night on Broadway Flyer

The Moon Area High School Drama Club will be presenting "A Night of Broadway" featuring Carrie St. Louis on Saturday, June 1, 2019, at 8 p.m. in the high school auditorium. 

2019-2020 School Supply List Now Available School Supplies

The 2019-2020 School Supply List is now available!

Two MAMS Teams Participate in Fluid Power Challenge Girls Team Fluid Power Challenge

Two Moon Area Middle School 8th grade teams participated in the National Fluid Power Association (NFPA) Fluid Power Challenge on Thursday, March 28, 2019.

2020-2021 School Calendar Approved 2020-2021 Calendar

The Moon Area School District Board of Education approved the 2020-2021 school calendar on Monday, April 8, 2019. 

Two MAHS Teams Compete in Local STEAM Competition Sophomore STEAM Competition Team 2019

On March 8, 2019, two teams of students from the high school competed in the 4th Annual STEAM Competition held at Shaler High School. 

MAMS Hosts 2019 PMEA District 1 Elementary String Festival PMEA Elementary 2019

Moon Area Middle School had the honor of hosting the PMEA District 1 Elementary String Festival on Friday, March 1, 2019. 

MAHS Winter Color Guard Claims Bronze at 2019 TRWEA Championships 2019 MAHS Color Guard

The Moon Area High School (MAHS) winter color guard came in third-place at the 2019 Three Rivers Winter Ensemble Association (TRWEA) Championships held on Saturday, March 30, 2019, at Norwin high School.

Four Teams Headed to 2019 OM State Competition OM States

Eleven teams from Moon Area School District (MASD) competed in the Western PA Odyssey of the Mind (OM) Tournament on Saturday, March 2, 2019, at Keystone Oaks, and four teams will advance to the state competition this weekend. 

MAMS Hosts 2019 Lower House Health and Wellness Day Wellness Activity

Students in 5th and 6th grades in the Lower House participated in the third-annual Health and Wellness Day on Tuesday, March 26, 2019.

MASD School Board Recognizes Students at March 25, 2019 Meeting Freund Brothers

The Moon Area School District Board of Education recognized Eagle Scout, Shay Freund, and Parkway West CTC January Student of the Month, Liam Pritchard.

MASD Named Best in Communities for Music Education for Sixth Consecutive Year Best in Communities for Music Education

Moon Area School District has been named a 2019 Best in Communities for Music Education for the sixth consecutive year.

MAEF Announces First Teacher Grant Awardees MAEF

The Moon Area Education Foundation (MAEF) recently announced their first teacher grant awardees!

Check out their website to see who the winners are: https://www.moonaef.org/

2019-2020 School Calendar Revised 3/25/19 19-20 Calendar Revised March 25 2019

The Moon Area Board of Education approved the revised 2019-2020 school calendar on Monday, March 25, 2019. Please review the updated calendar. 

Twenty-Four MAMS Students Participate in the 2019 Design Lives Here Challenge Design Lives Here

Twenty-four 8th grade students participated in the Design Lives Here Challenge on Wednesday, March 13, 2019, at the WQED studios in Pittsburgh.

Recap: 2019 Third Grade Spelling Bee Nathan Kustra

Third grader, Nathan Kustra, won first-place at the Annual Moon Township Rotary/MASD 3rd Grade Spelling Bee held on March 12, 2019. 

Mock Crash to be Presented to Junior Class April 25, 2019 SADD

On Thursday, April 25, 2019 Moon Area High School will present the annual Mock Crash event. 

MASD Music Department to Host "For the Love of Music" Event: April 27, 2019 For the Love of Music

The Moon Area Music Department will host "For the Love of Music" on April 27, 2019, at the Moon Area High School Auditorium at 7 p.m. 

MAEF to Host Inaugural Event: Moonlit 5K Moonlit 5K 2019

Join the Moon Area Education Foundation for their inaugural event: the Moonlit 5K!

MAEF Announces Launch of Website: www.moonaef.org MAEF Website

The Moon Area Education Foundation has officially launched its website at www.moonaef.org.

MAHS Freshman Receives 2019 Luminari Award Cara Leonardi

Moon Area High School freshman, Cara Leonardi, received the 2019 Luminari Award in late February.

MAHS Women in STEM Club Hosts STEM Fair for Bon Meade Students BM STEM Fair 2019

The Moon Area High School (MAHS) Women in STEM Club hosted a STEM Fair for 2nd grade students Bon Meade Elementary on March 7, 2019.

2019 MASD Kennywood School Picnic Ticket Information 2019 MASD Kennywood School Picnic Ticket Information

The 2019 school picnic will be held on Monday, June 17, 2019, at Kennywood!

2019 PMEA and WACA Recap PMEA Band 2019

Moon Area High School (MAHS) had many students representing the Music Department at various Pennsylvania Music Educators Association (PMEA) and Western Allegheny County Area (WACA) Honors Band competitions in 2019.

Allard Recognizes Students who Demonstrated Kindness in January 2019 January Kindness Crusaders

Join us in congratulating the Allard January Kindness Crusaders!

MAMS Raises over 13K for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Pennies for Patients

The Moon Area Middle School participated in the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's (LLS) Pennies for Patients campaign for the first time this year and the students in grades 5-8 raised well over $10,000 for the cause! 

Bon Meade Students Give with Their Heart Bon Meade American Heart Association Fundraiser 2019

Students at Bon Meade Elementary School have been giving their hearts to those in need this February.

2018-2019 School Calendar Revised 2/25/19 Revised 2018-2019 School Calendar

The MASD Board of Education approved the revised 2018-2019 School Calendar on Monday, February 25, 2019.

8th Grade Students Take Second Place at INDEE 500cm Competition INDEE 500cm

A team of Moon Area Middle School (MAMS) students claimed second-place at the INDEE 500cm Robot Race held at the Carnegie Science Center on Saturday, February 23, 2019.

MAHS Welcomes Talent Scout Peter Sklar Peter Sklar and students

Moon Area High School hosted talent scout, speaker, and Juilliard and Harvard alumnus, Peter Sklar, on Thursday, February 21, 2019.

MAMS Students Measure, Maximize Wind Power in STEAM Project Wind Activity

Moon Area Middle School 6th grade students participated in a wind power challenge this month. 

MAMS Students Win Best Message in Manufacturing Award in 2019 Manufacturing Video Contest MAMS Students At Award Ceremony

Congratulations are in order for Mr. Slater's social studies classes for winning the Best Message in Manufacturing designation on February 20, 2019, at the awards ceremony held at Heinz Field!

MAEF Receives First EITC Donation from First Commonwealth Bank First Commonwealth and MAEF

On Wednesday, February 13, 2019, the Moon Area Education Foundation (MAEF) accepted a generous donation in the amount of $1,000 from First Commonwealth Bank.

Hyde Elementary Recognizes Accelerated Reader Achievements Hyde AR Photo

Hyde Elementary School celebrated Accelerated Reader (AR) achievements on Wednesday, February 13, 2019, at their assembly. 

Moon Area Middle School Celebrates Kindness on Valentine’s Day Kindness Club

7th and 8th grade students in the Friends of Rachel Kindness Clubs celebrated Valentine's Day with kindness! 

Updated 2018-2019 School Calendar Revised MASD 18 19 School Calendar

On Monday, February 11, 2019, the Moon Area School District Board of Education approved the revised calendar changes listed below for the 2018-2019 school year to address the April 2, 2019, special election and (3) inclement weather cancellations.

8th Grade Concert Choir Becomes First School Ensemble to Sing at a Pitt Basketball Game Concert Choir

On Thursday, January 17, 2019, the ensemble sang the National Anthem before a Pitt Women’s Basketball game against Syracuse at the Petersen Events Center.

Recap: 2019 Girls Chamber Choir 7th and 8th Grade Chamber Choir

The 7th and 8th Grade Girls’ Chamber Choir, under the direction of Janice Barthen, had a very busy holiday season full of performances!

MASD Board Meeting Time, Committee Date Changes calendar

There have been changes to Board workshop meeting times and committee meeting dates. 

Several MAHS Students Place at Regional SkillsUSA Competition SkillsUSA 2019

Four Moon Area High School seniors won awards at the SkillsUSA district competition held on Monday, January 21, 2019, at the Steel Center for Career and Technical Education (CTE) in Jefferson Hills. 

MASD School Board Recognizes 2018-2019 Girls Tennis Team for Season Accomplishments Tennis Team 2019

The Moon Area School District (MASD) Board of Education recognized the 2018-2019 Moon Area High School Girls Tennis Team for their accomplishments in fall 2018.

Two MAHS Students Receive Community Impact Award from PAACC Community Impact Award

Two Moon Area High School (MAHS) seniors received the 2018 Pittsburgh Airport Area Chamber of Commerce (PAACC) Community Impact Award in the youth category.

Bon Meade Elementary Hosts "Mindful Mornings" for Third and Fourth Graders Mindful Mornings

On Tuesday and Thursday mornings, 3rd and 4th grade Bon Meade students have the opportunity to start their day by participating in Mindful Mornings. 

FAFSA: The Benefits for All Post-Secondary Bound Students FAFSA

The FAFSA is available for students to complete after October 1 of the senior year. Some families may not qualify to receive aid, but there are several advantages to filing the FAFSA, anyway.

2018-19 Remediation Information Remediation

2018-19 Remediation Information for elementary, middle, and high school. 

MASD Event Guidelines and Procedures Campus Closure

Please read our Event Guidelines and Procedures prior to attending events in the District. 

2019-2020 School Calendar Approved 2019-2020 Calendar

The Moon Area School District Board of Education voted on Monday, June 11, 2018 to approve the 2019-2020 School Calendar.