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MAHS Student to Participate in the 2017 Pennsylvania Governor's School for the Sciences Rushmin

Moon Area High School senior, Rushmin Khazanchi, was selected to attend the 2017 Pennsylvania Governor’s School for the Sciences (PGSS) July 2 - August 4, 2017.

RMU Innovate Summer Camp Innovate Summer Camp

Enactus RMU will be hosting Innovate Summer Camp August 21-24 for high school juniors and seniors. 

Student Transportation of America (STA) Now Hiring for Fall Bus Routes STA

STA is NOW HIRING for fall routes. Call the terminal (412) 269-9970 or apply online at www.drive4sta.com to indicate your interest.

Four MAHS Students Receive Scholarships from Roberto Brain Health Challenge Roberto Challenge

Four Moon Area High School (MAHS) students received cash prizes on Wednesday, June 14, 2017, for participating in the Roberto Brain Health Challenge during the month of May.

MAHS Students Place 5th at Odyssey of the Mind World Finals 2017 OM World Finals

The Moon Area High School (MAHS) Problem 5 Division III team (team 5069) placed fifth at the Odyssey of the Mind (OM) World Finals held in late May.

MASD School Board Recognizes Girls Rugby for their State Championship Title 2017 Girls Rugby

The Moon Area School District Board of Education recognized the Moon Area Tigers Girls Rugby Club at the June 12 meeting for claiming the RugbyPA State Championship title on May 21, 2017.

MAHS Senior, Sarah Nelson, Receives Honorable Mention in 2017 City Theatre Playwright Contest Sarah Nelson

Moon Area High School senior, Sarah Nelson, recently received Honorable Mention in the 2017 Young Playwrights Contest hosted by City Theatre.

Moon Area High School Students Pledge to 'Spread the Word to End the Word' Spread the Word to End the Word

Hundreds of students at Moon Area High School signed the Special Olympics pledge to “Spread the Word to End the Word” on Wednesday, May 31, 2017. 

Moon Township Firecracker 5K Run & Walk 5K

Moon Township will be hosting the Firecracker 5K Run & Walk on Saturday, July 1 at 8:30 a.m.

Summer Camps with Hi-Tech Learning Hi-Tech Learning Summer Camps

Middle school and elementary students will now have the opportunity to engage in a variety of educational summer programs with Hi-Tech Learning. 

MAHS Students Participate in Mock Senate with Senator Reschenthaler Mock Senate

On April 27, seven Moon Area High School (MAHS) seniors in Mr. D’Eramo and Mr. Trapizona’s AP U.S. Government and Politics class attended PA Senator Guy Reschenthaler’s 2017 Mock Senate held at Robert Morris University.

Recap: 4th Annual Moon Township Rotary/ MASD Third Grade Spelling Bee Spelling Bee

The Fourth Annual Moon Township Rotary and Moon Area School District Third Grade Spelling Bee was another success this year!

Fifth Grade Lions Team Challenged to 'Escape the Classroom' Escape Room

Members of the Moon Area Middle School (MAMS) fifth grade Lions Team participated in Escape Classroom “Teacher Takedown” on Wednesday, May 24, 2017.

12 MAMS Students Participate in Design Lives Here Challenge WQED Design Lives Here

Twelve eighth grade students participated in the Design Lives Here Challenge on Monday, May 22 at the WQED studios.

MAPS Coordinator, Joe Martonik, Receives Northern Star Award from Crisis Center North Joe Martonik

Moon Area Assistance Program for Students (MAPS) coordinator, Joe Martonik, received the Crisis Center North 2017 Northern Star Award for his exceptional work with domestic violence prevention and awareness at Moon.

School Board Announces New Superintendent: Dr. Maureen Ungarean Congratulations!

The Moon Area School District Board of Education voted on Monday, May 22, 2017, to appointed Maureen Ungarean as the new Superintendent of Schools for Moon Area School District beginning July 1, 2017. Ungarean will serve a three-year term for the District.  

Brooks and Cornell Elementary Schools Collaborate for Remake Learning Days Brooks/Cornell

Moon Area School District (MASD) and Cornell School District (CSD) partnered to kick off the start of Remake Learning Days, which runs from May 15-26.

Hyde Students, Teachers Participate in Science Olympiad Science Olympiad

On May 10 and 11, Hyde Elementary students participated in a building-wide Science Olympiad.

Pittsburgh West Relay for Life: May 20 RFL

Montour High School will host the 2017 Pittsburgh West Relay for Life on Saturday, May 20, 2017.

Moon Area High School 2017 Honors Night Honors Night

The 2017 High School Honors Night held on Thursday, May 11, marked the 58th year Moon Area High School (MAHS) students have been recognized for their academic honors.

McCormick Celebrates Wellness Day McCormick Wellness Day

McCormick Elementary School celebrated Wellness Day on Wednesday, May 10, 2017.

13 Middle School/High School Students Place at National Academic Games Tournament AGLOA

Moon Area High School (MAHS) and Moon Area Middle School (MAMS) students participated in the National Academic Games Tournament April 28-May 1 at Oglebay Resort in West Virginia.

Alumni Highlights Congratulations!

Several Moon Area High School alumni have recently been recognized for their hard work and dedication!

Middle School Students Participate in Fourth Annual Trout Release Day 2017 Trout Release Day

Moon Area Middle School (MAMS) Trout in the Classroom students attended the fourth annual Trout Release Day, on Monday, May 8, 2017.

MAHS Engineering Students Team Up With Child Development, Pre-K for STEAM Activity Engineering Activity

On May 1 and 2, Moon Area High School’s engineering design class collaborated with child development students to deliver a fun STEAM activity to preschool students.

Fourth Graders Discover Important People from the Midwest Midwest

The people of the Midwest came to visit Ms. Glassbrenner and Miss Kamicker’s fourth grade social studies classroom this week.

McCormick and Brooks Elementary Schools Raise Over $10k for the American Heart Association Jump Rope for Heart

McCormick and Brooks Elementary students raised a combined $10,852.63 for the American Heart Association through their Jump Rope for Heart fundraiser in late March.

Pennsylvania Resources Council Hosts "Lens on Litter" Photography Contest PRC

The Pennsylvania Resources Council will host its 32nd annual "Lens on Litter" photography contest. 

Alumni Highlights Congratulations!

Several Moon Area High School alumni have recently been recognized for their hard work and dedication!

Local Author Visits Hyde Elementary Author Visit

Local author, Doris Dumrauf, vistied Hyde Elementary on Wednesday,  April 26.

MAHS Student Team Places 3rd at Accounting Event Accounting Team

Moon Area High School (MAHS) students finished third in an accounting competition on Tuesday, April 25, at Grove City College. 

Lending Hearts is Searching for MAHS Students to Join Their Junior Council Lending Hearts

Lending Hearts is a local, non-profit organization aimed at providing social and emotional support to families dealing with pediatric and young adult cancer. 

MAHS to Host 2017 Art Show May 10 & 11 Art Show

Moon Area High School will host the 2017 Art Show on May 10 & 11 from 6-8 p.m. in the auxiliary gym! Stop by and enjoy the student artwork!

Keystone "Kram" Session for Biology Keystone Kram

The Moon Area High School (MAHS) Biology Department will be hosting a biology Keystone "Kram" Session on Thursday, May 18 from 2:20 - 4 p.m. in the high school cafeteria.

Volunteers Needed for Senior Project Presentations May 16, 2017 Volunteer

Adult volunteers from the community are needed to help evaluate presentations.

Nine MAMS Students Participate in MATHCOUNTS Competition MATHCOUNTS

Nine Moon Area Middle School (MAMS) students participated in the county-wide MATHCOUNTS Competition at the A.W. Beattie Career Center in the North Hills on Saturday, February 11, 2017.

Bon Meade Student Wins Moon Parks & Rec 2017 Earth Day Design Contest Rylee Gehrlein

Bon Meade Elementary fourth-grader Rylee Gehrlein won the 2017 Moon Parks and Recreation Earth Day Design Contest.

MAHS Senior Publishes Book Promoting Body Positivity Gennna Aldridge

Moon Area High School senior, Genna Aldridge, recently published These Are The Other Stories, a book encouraging body positivity.

MAHS Students Place at Allegheny County Teen Safe Driving Competition Teen Safe Driving Competition

Moon Area High School students Justin Miller, Josh Burns, and Nick Maue competed on Wednesday, April 11, 2017, at the Allegheny County Teen Safe Driving Competition held at Pittsburgh Technical College.

MAMS Student Ties for First in Regional Math Competition, Advances to International Tournament Math League

Moon Area Middle School eighth grader, Chancharik Mitra, tied for first in the regional 2016-2017 Math League Competition held in late February.

Spring National Letter of Intent Signing Day: April 12, 2017 NLI Signing Day

Thirteen students participated in the Moon Area High School (MAHS) Spring National Letter of Intent Signing Day in the high school gymnasium on Wednesday, April 12, 2017.

2017 Kennywood Picnic Ticket Sale Information Ticket Sale Information

The annual Moon Area School District picnic at Kennywood will be held on Monday, June 19, 2017. Tickets will be for sale on Thursday, May 4, 2017.

2017 Moon Area Tigers Junior Tennis Camps Summer Tennis Camp

Moon Area tennis coach, Nick Wilson, will be holding tennis camps throughout the summer.

MASD Board of Education Recognizes Student Athletes at Meeting Congratulations!

It's been a big year for Moon Area School District sports and the recognition continued Monday night as swimming, bowling, wrestling, and bocce members were recognized for their accomplishments this season. 

Brooks and Hyde Welcome RMU Students for Junior Achievement Day JA Day

Brooks and Hyde Elementary Schools worked in collaboration with both Junior Achievement (JA) and education majors from Robert Morris University (RMU) on Tuesday, April 11 to deliver a fun-filled day focused on economic success.

2017-2018 Immunization Regulation Changes Immunization Changes

On March 3, 2017, the Pennsylvania Department of Health (PADOH) announced new student immunization requirements and standards, which must be met prior to the start of the 2017-2018 school year in order for your student to attend class.

2017 Mock Crash Will Be Presented to Junior Class April 27 SADD

On Thursday, April 27, 2017, Moon Area High School will present the annual Mock Crash event.  This presentation will begin at 1:30 p.m. and will take place on our school campus.

MAHS Team Advances to Odyssey of the Mind World Finals Team 5069

The Moon Area High School Problem 5 Division III team (team 5069) placed second at the state level and will move on to the World Finals at Michigan State University May 24-27, 2017. Moon Area High School senior, Rachael Melton, received the prestigious 2017 Line Mountain Scholarship for $2,500.

Recap: Middle School Orchestra Students Perform in Various Festivals MAMS Orchestra

It has been a busy couple of months for the Moon Area Middle School (MAMS) orchestra students as many were selected to participate in festival opportunities.

Hyde Students, Teachers Prepare for PSSA Success PSSA Testing

In an effort to prepare and motivate students, the Hyde elementary staff held a “PSSA Yeah Day” on Friday, March 31.

MASD Receives 2017 Best in Communities for Music Education Designation Best in Communities

Moon Area School District (MASD) is the proud recipient of the 2017 Best in Communities for Music Education. This is the fourth consecutive year the district has received this prestigious designation from the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation. 

Kennywood Ticket Sales Kennywood School Picnic

Information regarding the 2017 Moon Area School District School Picnic at Kennywood ticket sales on May 4. The annual school picnic will be held on Monday, June 19.

MAHS Winter Color Guard Claims Third at TRWEA Championship 2017 Winter Color Guard

The Moon Area High School (MAHS) Winter Color Guard earned third place in the scholastic A classification at the Three Rivers Winter Ensemble Association (TRWEA) Championship held at Gateway High School on Saturday, April 1.

Students, Teachers Represent MASD at Education Conference RMU Education Conference

Four Moon Area Middle School (MAMS) students, along with MAMS teachers Mr. Ian Finn, Mr. Scott Slater, and Mr. Scott Hilpert, joined Director of K-12 Curriculum Mr. Chris Caton at the at the 2017 Annual Education Conference hosted by Robert Morris University (RMU) on Friday, March 24.

First Grade Student Gets Big Surprise at Brooks Elementary Brandon Brock

First grader Brandon Brock at Brooks Elementary School was surprised on Thursday, March 23, to see his mom, Stacia Brock, and younger brother waiting for him at the bottom of the stairwell in the middle of a school day.

Grammy Artist, Kim Nazarian, Visits MAHS Choral Classes Kim Nazarian

Guest vocal artist Kim Nazarian helped teach Mrs. Lisa Jaworowski’s high schools music classes on Friday, March 24, 2017.

Many Recognized for Their Accomplishments at Monday’s Board Meeting Congratulations

Interim Superintendent Dr. Donna Milanovich and the School Board recognized employees, a middle school student, and the boys’ basketball team at Monday night’s meeting.

Hockey Developmental Skate: Sunday, April 2 Developmental skate

The Moon Area Hockey Association will be presenting a developmental skate hosted by Director of Coaching/Varsity Head Coach Joe Sell on Sunday, April 2, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. at the RMU Island Sports Center. 

All-District Concert: Out of This World All-District Concert

On Tuesday, March 21, Moon Area School District hosted its 10th annual All-District Concert, which was themed "Out of this World."

Allegheny County Camp Cadet Camp Cadet

Camp Cadet is a free youth camp for boys and girls ages 12-14 in Allegheny County. The week-long camp will take place at Camp Guyasuta in Sharpsburg, PA from July 30 through August 5.

MAHS Students Excel at 10th Annual Penn State Beaver Mathematics Competition Math Competition

Two teams comprised of sophomores, juniors, and seniors competed in the Penn State Beaver Mathematics Competition on Tuesday, March 21.

Recap: First Annual ESL Family Night ESL Family Night

More than 140 people from over 14 different countries and cultures attended the first annual Moon Area School District (MASD) English as a Second Language (ESL) Family Night on Wednesday, March 15, 2017, in the high school cafeteria.

Moon Parks and Recreation Summer Playground Summer Playground

Moon Township Parks and Receration will be hosting a Summer Playground program from Monday, June 12 through Friday, August 18, 2017. 

MAHS Students Place at Three Rivers German Day Competition German Day

On Thursday, March 16, Moon Area High School (MAHS) German students in levels 4 and 5 competed against 11 other schools in the Three Rivers German Day Competition held at Washington and Jefferson College. 

Fourth & Fifth Grade MASD Teams Win Annual Battle of the Books Competition BOTB

Each year the Moon Township Public Library hosts Battle of the Books for students in grades 4-12. This year, fourth and fifth grade Moon Area School District teams placed top three in their competitions!

Penn State Engineering Ambassadors Visit MAHS Engineering

Penn State University Engineering Ambassadors visited Moon Area High School on Friday, March 17, 2017, to engage with students in different disciplines of engineering. The ambassadors met with students currently enrolled in tech education, engineering, college in high school physics, as well as gifted students during the day.

MAHS Students Place Third in PA Governor's STEM Competition STEM

Five Moon Area High School (MAHS) students competed this February in the annual PA Governor’s STEM Competition.

Two MAHS Juniors Accepted to Summer Economic Leadership Programs EFL

Juniors Tyler Farr and Nick Ulven were recently accepted to participate in summer economic leadership programs.

MAHS Drama Club: Crazy for You Crazy for You

The Moon Area High School (MAHS) Drama Club presented Crazy for You March 9-12.

MAHS Junior, Leah Blackwell, Awarded Honorable Mention in Regional Writing Competition Leah Blackwell

Moon Area High School (MAHS) junior, Leah Blackwell, was recently awarded Honorable Mention for her story and poem, Messe, in the Pittsburgh Regional Scholastic Writing Awards.

3/21 MASD All-District Concert: 'Out of This World' Out of This World

The Moon Area School District Music Department will host their 10th annual All-District Concert on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at 7 p.m. in the Moon Area High School (MAHS) Auditorium.

Acuna & Bonura Place in PIAA Wrestling Tournament Wrestling States

Frankie Bonura and Nick Acuna represented the MAHS wrestling team in Hershey, PA for the Class 3A PIAA Championships March 9-11.

2017 Sewickley YMCA Summer Camp Registration is Now Open YMCA

Registration begins Monday, March 13 for the Sewickley Valley YMCA 2017 Luke Ward Summer Day Camp, which will run June 12 through August 18.

Three MAHS Students Will Perform in the 2017 NAfME All-Eastern Honors Ensembles NAfME

Kayli Lemieux, Noah Pinter, and Keira Wood will represent Moon Area High School in the 2017 National Association for Music Education (NAfME) All-Eastern Honors Ensemble in Atlantic City, NJ, April 5-8. 

MAMS Student, Jamari Reeves, Will Compete in the 2017 Scripps National Spelling Bee Jamari Reeves

Eighth grade student, Jamari Reeves, won the Western Pennsylvania Spelling Bee held at Robert Morris University on Saturday, March 11, 2017.

MAMS Students Hear Performance from Baldwin Wallace Symphony Orchestra BW

On Tuesday, March 7, Moon Area Middle School students had the opportunity to hear the Baldwin Wallace Symphony Orchestra perform.

Brooks Elementary Hosts An Evening with Seuss An Evening With Seuss

On Wednesday, March 8, 2017, Brooks Elementary School hosted “An Evening of Seuss.” The event was hosted throughout the building with many Dr. Seuss-themed activities.

Bon Meade: Read Across America & Art Show Art Show

The first week of March started off with a week long celebration of Read Across America, the Spring Art Show, and the Spring Book Fair. 

Five Teams Advance to State Odyssey of the Mind Tournament OM

Thirteen teams from Moon Area School District (MASD) competed in the Western Pa Odyssey of the Mind (OM) tournament on Saturday, March 4, 2017. 

Children's Hospital is Conducting an Asthma Research Study in Children UPMC Asthma Study

The Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC is conducting a 12-month research study for children ages 6-14 to evaluate the relationship between asthma and Vitamin D.

Allard Elementary Celebrates Literacy Night Allard Literacy Night

Allard Elementary School celebrated Literacy Night on Thursday, March 2, 2017. 

MASD Athletic Teams Vie for 2017 State Titles PIAA

Multiple Moon Area High School (MAHS) athletic teams are competing for state titles in the coming weeks. The wrestling, basketball, and swimming teams all have students/teams competing for PIAA championship titles. The Moon Area Gymnastics Team already competed in the PA Classic February 24 & 25, 2017.

MAHS PMEA Choir, Orchestra, and Band Updates PMEA

Many talented Moon Area High School students participated in Pennsylvania Music Educators Association (PMEA) groups this year and we have nine students representing the high school in regional competitions!

Spring 2017 PSSA & Keystone Testing Dates Testing Dates

Spring 2017 PSSA & Keystone Exam dates announced. 

Kayli Lemieux Selected as a Finalist in the 2016-2017 Shakespeare Monologue & Scene Contest Kayli Lemieux

Moon Area High School (MAHS) senior, Kayli Lemieux, advanced to the finalist round in the 2016-2017 Pittsburgh Public Theater’s Shakespeare Monologue and Scene Contest.

McCormick Elementary Celebrates Literacy, STEAM, and Dr. Seuss McCormick Literacy Day

McCormick Elementary had a fun-filled day celebrating literacy, STEAM, and Dr. Seuss on Thursday, March 30.

Mooncrest Book Drive Book Drive

The Moon Democratic Committee will be collecting books for K-6 grade reading levels. The books will benefit the Mooncrest Community Center Library. 

Three MASD Elementary Schools Receive Project Lead the Way Grants PLTW

Bon Meade, Richard J. Hyde, and J.H. Brooks Elementary Schools have received Project Lead the Way grants for the 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 school years.

MAMS Student, Anthony Colangelo, Qualifies for National Geographic State Bee Globe

Moon Area Middle School eighth grader, Anthony Colangelo, will be competing in the 2017 Pennsylvania National Geographic State Bee. The state bee will take place on Friday, March 31 at the State Museum in Harrisburg, PA.

MAMS Students Win Most Creative in Manufacturing Video Contest Manufacturing Contest

The students' video, which featured Industrial Scientific, won Most Creative at Wednesday night's award ceremony at Heinz Field. This is the first year the middle school participated in the competition. 

MAHS Hosts Assembly on Teen Dating Violence Awareness Cuccia

Moon Area School District hosted an assembly on teen dating violence with guest speaker Dr. Gary Cuccia on Thursday, February 16, 2017.

KDKA's Bob Pompeani Presents Senior Jack Perfett with Extra Effort Award Perfett
Officer Zane on Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

With February marking Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, Moon Area School District (MASD) School Resource Officer Angela Zane has compiled a list of tips to detect and prevent abusive relationships. 

Hyde Rewards Students for Accelerated Reader Program Achievements AR

Students in grades 2-4 at Hyde Elementary were rewarded for their Accelerated Reader accomplishments last week.

13 MAHS Swimmers and Divers Qualify for WPIAL Championships WPIAL Qualifiers

Thirteen members of the Moon Area Swimming and Diving Team will compete at the WPIAL Championships. 

Moon Area Gymnastics Claim Team, Individual WPIAL Titles Gymnastics Team

The Moon Area Gymnastics Team had an impressive show this past weekend at the Team and Individual WPIAL Championships. 

RMU Summer 2017 Girls Basketball Camps Summer Bball Camp

Information regarding the Robert Morris University (RMU) Summer 2017 Girls Basketball Camp for students entering grades 1-12 prior to September 2017.

MAHS Shakespeare Club Competes in Monologue, Scene Contest Shakespeare Contest

Seven students from the Shakespeare Club compete in the 2016-2017 Shakespeare Monologue and Scene Contest on Thursday, February 16, 2017. 

Moon Area Unified Bocce Team to Host Home Match Tuesday Unified Bocce Team

Come out and support the Moon Area Unified Bocce Team on Tuesday!

Vote TODAY: MAMS Students Compete in STEM Video Contest Vote

Voting concludes at 5 p.m. on Friday, February 17, 2017. 

Kindergarten and New Student Registration Process Underway Registration

Moon Area School District will host kindergarten and new incoming first grade registration Monday, March 27 – Friday, March 31, 2017, at Allard Elementary School.

Press Release: Auditor General Report Press Release

Press release from MASD regarding the report released today from the Pennsylvania Auditor General, Eugene DePasquale.

MAHS Swim Team Wins Multiple Championship Titles, Breaks Records at MAC Meet MAC Championships

The Moon Area High School swimming and diving teams earned many championship titles while breaking meet and school records!

MAMS Students Participate in Scripps School Spelling Bee Spelling Bee

Students from the Moon Area Middle School Upper and Lower House vied for top place in the spelling bees. 

MASD Celebrates Valentine's Day Valentine's Day

Various Moon Area School District buildings are celebrating Valentine's Day this February in special ways!

2017-2018 School Calendar School Calendar

2017-2018 school calendar approved February 13, 2017.

MAHS Students Test Drunk Driving Simulators with Moon Township Police Department Driving Expo

Over 350 Moon Area High School (MAHS) students participated in a Driving Expo on Tuesday, February 7, 2017, to experience the effects of driving under the influence. 

Bon Meade Celebrates 100th Day of School 100 Day

The second and third grade classes at Bon Meade Elementary School celebrated 100 days of school on Monday, January 6.

McCormick Warms Local Community With Project Bundle Up McCormick Project Bundle Up

McCormick Elementary reaised their goal of $1,000 for Project Bundle Up this year!

MAMS Drama Club Presents: Shrek Jr. MAMS Musical

Moon Area Middle School Drama Club will be showcasing their spring musical, Shrek Jr., February 23-25, 2017.

Hyde and Allard Elementary Students Learn Coding Coding

Students at Hyde and Allard Elementary Schools this week practiced problem-solving and coding concepts using the popular STEAM tool, Puzzlets.

MASD Elementaries Continue to Participate in Project Lead the Way PLTW

In January, fourth graders at all elementary schools participated in the Project Lead the Way (PLTW) curriculum "Energy and Collisions."

First Graders at Brooks Elementary Team Up with Covestro for Fun STEM Activities Covestro Brooks

First graders at Brooks Elementary School worked with Covestro scientists to complete three STEM activities on Tuesday, January 31, 2017.

Three MAHS Athletes Commit to Universities in the February National Letter of Intent Day Signing Day

Three Moon Area High School (MAHS) students each signed a National Letter of Intent on Wednesday, February 1, 2017

MAHS Drama Club Presents: Crazy for You Crazy for You

The Moon Area High School Drama Club will present their spring musical, Crazy for You, March 9-12.

Wrestling Team Places Top 9 in Allegheny County Tournament Allegheny County Wrestling Tournament

The Moon Area wrestling team placed 9th out of 34 teams at the Allegheny County Wrestling Tournament held at Fox Chapel High School January 20-21, 2017.

Selection of "Drug use prevention: do you know enough?" Presentation Available for Viewing Drug Seminar

Portions of the "Drug Use prevention: do you know enough?" presentation held on Wednesday, January 18, 2017, is available to watch on our website!

MAMS Student Represents School in Geography Competition Globe

Moon Area Middle School (MAMS) student, Anthony Colangelo, won the building Geography Bee held on Friday, January 13, 2017, and will represent the middle school as he advances in the competition.

MAMS Students Win 4 Top Awards at First Lego League Grand Championship LEGO

Five Moon Area Middle School (MAMS) students participated in the 2016-2017 Western Pennsylvania First Lego League (FLL) Grand Championship for the first time on Saturday, January 7, 2017.

MAHS Writing and Engineering Courses Collaborate for NASA Challenge NASA Collaboration

Moon Area High School’s engineering and writing courses are collaborating in a cross-curricular project to enter The Mars Medical Challenge this January.

MAMS Fifth Grade Owl Team Assists Local Residents During Team Activity Day Service Project

The Moon Area Middle School fifth grade Owl Team worked on a community serivce project during their team activity day on Friday, January 13, 2017. 

Moon Area Hockey Association Golf Outing Information Golf Outing

Information regarding the Moon Area Hockey Association Golf Outing on Saturday, May 13. 

Board Members Celebrated at Meeting for School Director Recognition Month Board Appreciation

he Moon Area School District (MASD) Board Members were recognized at Monday night's board meeting in honor of January being School Director Recognition Month.

Lady Tigers to Host Pink-Out Game January 30 Pink-Out

The Moon Area High School girls’ basketball team is hosting a pink-out game for breast cancer awareness on January 30, 2017 at their game against West Allegheny at 7 p.m

MAHS Boys Basketball Claim Holiday Tournament Championship Title 2016 Holiday Tournament

The Moon Area High School boys' basketball team claimed the championship title in the annual Holiday Basketball Tournament that took place December 28-30, 2016.

MAHS Concert Choir Performs in Disney's Candlelight Processional During Winter Break MAHS Concert Choir

The MAHS Concert Choir traveled to Orlando, Florida December 26 through December 30, 2016 to perform in Disney's annual Candlelight Processional. 

Comprehensive Plan Draft Copy Comprehensive Plan

A draft of the Moon Area School District Comprehensive Plan for July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2020 is now available to the public. 

McCormick Elementary: Holidays Around the World Holidays Around the World

McCormick Elementary students in grades K-2 took a trip around the world to learn how different cultures celebrate the holiday season. 

MAMS Student Scores in Top One Percent Nationally in AMC 8 AMC 8

Chancharik Mitra scored in the top one percent nationally in the American Mathematics Competition 8 that took place on November 15, 2016.

7th and 8th Grade Girls’ Chamber Choir Winter Recap/ Elementary Challenge Donation Girls' Chamber Choir

The Seventh and Eighth Grade Girls’ Chamber Choir, under the direction of Janice Barthen and DJ Kobaly, has had a busy holiday season.

2016 Boys/Girls Holiday Basketball Tournament Holiday Tournament
2017 Baseball Registration 2017 Baseball Registration

2017 Baseball registration is now underway.

MASD Elementary Schools Participate in Project Lead the Way PLTW

Elementary schools engage in Project Lead the Way this week and next week with activities for third graders that focused on stability and motion. 

Brooks Students Indulge in the Holiday Spirit Brooks Life Skills

On Friday, December 9, 2016, the Brooks' Life Skills class took a trip downtown to check out PPG and Market Square's holiday festivities. 

Brooks Elementary Student Council Organizes Food Drive for Local Students Brooks Food Drive

Student Council members at Brooks Elementary are showing their generosity this holiday season. 

Space Available for Moon Preschool Half-Year Session Half-Year Preschool Registration

Limited space available for second semester preschool beginning January 23, 2017.

Allard Elementary is Participating in "Hour of Code" This Week Hour of Code

Over 5 million students from over 180 countries all over the world will be participating in Hour of Code, which is organized by www.code.org.

Recognition for Many at Monday Night's Board Meeting Lori Cole Recognition

Lori Cole, the high school honors choir, the girls soccer team, and Interim Business Manager, Chuck Lanna, were recognized at the Board Meeting on Monday, December 5, 2016.

MAHS to Host Drug Prevention Presentation in January with Local Experts Drug use prevention: Do you know enough?

"Drug use prevention: Do you know enough?" will utilize local experts to inform adult residents in the community on preventing and recognizing drugs and drug use. 

MAMS Physical Education Teacher, Patricia Buys, Receives Grant from Local McDonald's Patricia Buys Receives MAC Grant

MAMS' Patricia Buys received a $500 grant from the Moon Township McDonald's on Tuesday, December 6, 2016.

‘Tis the Season to Give at Bon Meade Bon Meade Toy Drive

It's the month for generosity at Bon Meade Elementary!

Miss Lori Cole's Final Choral Concert Will Celebrate 24 Years at MASD Choral Concert

Alumni will also be invited to join Miss Cole for a final performance.

Christina Walter Selected as Parkway West's November Student of the Month Student of the Month: Christina Walter

Moon Area High School junior, Christina Walter, was selected as Parkway West's November AM Student of the Month.

MAHS Senior, Cameron Beer, Commits to Seton Hill University Women's Tennis Cam Beer

Cam Beer has comitted to play tennis at Seton Hill University next fall.

Hyde Elementary Focuses on Friendship and Sharing This Holiday Season Friendship Soup

'Tis the season for giving, sharing, and friendship!

Brooks Students Recognized for Positive Behaviors Brooks Elementary T.H.I.N.K. Assembly

Brooks Elementary has a lot of students who exemplify positive behavior! A number of students were recognized at Friday's assembly for their positivity.

Active Learning at Hyde Elementary with Student-Led Mock Election Hyde Mock Election 2016

Hyde Elementary School students are getting a taste of the electoral process.

MAHS Girls Soccer: 2016 PIAA Class 3A Champions! Girls Soccer PIAA Champions

On Friday, November 18, 2016, the MAHS girls soccer team brought home the PIAA Class AAA Championship title. 

2016 High School Collage 2016 Collage

The Moon Area High School annual talent show, "Collage," will be held tomorrow, November 22 at 7 p.m. in the high school auditorium. 

Moon Accounting Students Place 2nd in Financial Statement Analysis Contest Accounting Competition

An MAHS team placed second in a regioinal accounting competition hosted by the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants on November 9. 

MASD Accepts $2k Grant at Moon Twp. Walmart Grand Opening Walmart Grand Opening

Dr. Milanovich accepted a $2,000 grant from the new Walmart in Moon Township at their grand opening celebrations on Wednesday, November 16, 2016.

McCormick Elementary Teams Up with RMU for Junior Achievement Day Junior Achievement Day with Robert Morris University at McCormick Elementary

McCormick Elementary invited education majors from Robert Morris University (RMU) to work in collaboration with the school and Junior Achievement on Tuesday, November 15. 

Five MAHS Student Athletes Attend 2016 WPIAL Sportsmanship Summit 2016 WPIAL Sportsmanship Summit

Five Moon Area High School (MAHS) students were selected to represent the school district at the 2016 WPIAL Sportsmanship Summit at the Heinz History Center on Thursday, November 10.

MAHS Girls Soccer: PIAA Class 3A Finalists 2016 Girls Soccer Team

MAHS girls soccer will vie against Villa Joseph Marie Friday to claim the PIAA Class 3A title.

MAHS Senior, Calvin Sargent, Commits to Cleveland State University Lacrosse Calvin Sargent, friends, and family

Calvin Sargent has comitted to play lacrosse at Cleveland State University next fall. 

Brooks & Allard Elementary Schools Honor Local Veterans Veterans Day 2016

On Friday, November 11, Brooks and Allard Elementary Schools hosted special events to honor members of the community who have served in the armed forces.  

Allegheny West Magazine Chooses 2nd Annual Holiday Artwork Contest Winner from MASD Elementaries Allegheny West holiday cover by Anna Marasco

The cover of the Moon edition fo Allegheny West Magazine will feature a holiday artwork submission by McCormick kindergarten student, Anna Marasco.

Peter Pan Tour Peter Pan Tour

The MAHS Drama Club toured the elementary schools to perform a 30-minute show of their upcoming play, Peter Pan.

MAMS Students Attend Sweet Harmony Festival Sweet Harmony Music Festival

Fourteen MAMS students attended the Sweet Harmony Festival on Friday, November4, 2016.

Teen Services Librarian Gets MAMS Students Excited About Reading Visit from teen services librarian, Heather Panella.

Heather Panella, teen services librarian at the Moon Township Public Library, visited Mrs. Anderson's 7th grade language arts class on Monday, November 7.

MAHS Girls Soccer Named 2016 WPIAL Class AAA Champions AAA WPIAL Champions

MAHS girls soccer won the AAA WPIAL championship game against Montour High School on Friday, November 4, with a score of 1-0.

MAMS Student Council: Backpack Collection Drive MAMS Backpack Collection

MAMS Student Council manages donations for students. 

Bon Meade Celebrates Positive Behavior Bon Meade

Bon Meade is using their Pokemon theme to encourage positive behavior this November!

In Memoriam Michael Trella
Recap: Second Annual Elementary Faculty/Staff Basketball Game Elementary Basketball Champions: Allard

All five Moon Area elementary schools, along with the school board, vied against one another for this year's champion title in an effort to raise money for the PTC/PTO groups!

Allard Elementary Kicks Off Bully Prevention Week Allard Bully Free Video

Allard Elementary is kicking off Bully Prevention Week with a bully-free video featuring Allard students and staff!

Bon Meade Celebrates Unity Day Unity Day 2016

Bon Meade kindergarten and fourth grade students worked together on various activities to celebration Unity Day on Wednesday, October 19, 2016.

MAHS Drama Club Chats with Broadway Star Drama Club

MAHS Drama Club was able to Skype with Michael Campayno of Wicked! on Wednesday.

McCormick Student Council: Helping Haiti McCormick Student Council

McCormick Elementary Student Council is up and running!

Parent Speaker Series to Take Place Throughout the 2016-17 School Year Speaker Series Flyer

The MASD Guidance Department and MAPS program have coordinated a three-part speaker series throughout the 2016-2017 school year to raise awareness to K-12 MASD parents on a variety of topics.

2016 Homecoming Announcements Homecoming

Due to technical difficulties during Friday's Homecoming Game, the homecoming announcements are now available online!

Five Seniors Recognized as Commended Students in National Scholarship Competition Commended Students

This just in: Five MAHS seniors were recognized as Commended Students in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program.

10/11/16 Suspicious Threat Updates MASD

Updates in regards to the suspicious threats made to Moon Area High School and Bon Meade Elementary.

MAHS Cheerleaders and Football Players Present Donation to Magee Women’s Cancer Center Magee Donation

MAHS cheerleaders and football players worked hard to raise over $8,000 to help those battling breast cancer. 

Three MAMS 5th Grade Students Move on to State Contest MAMS Drug Free Calendar Contest

MAMS 5th grade students submitted artwork last week as part of a statewide drug free calendar contest. 

MAHS Drama Club Presents Peter Pan Peter Pan

The MAHS Drama Club will be presenting Peter Pan November 10-13, 2016. 

McCormick Celebrates Bully Prevention Kick-Off Racing of Buses

McCormick had a fun day full of bully awareness leading up to the debut of their "Board the Bully-Free Bus 2016" video on Friday, September 30!

Moon Area Youth Wrestling Sign Ups Wrestling Sign Up

All kids ages 5-12 are welcome to sign up for Moon Area Youth Wrestling!

2016 Homecoming Information 2016 Homecoming

Find out everything you need to know about homecoming here!

MAHS Students Experience PA DUI Safety Bug Safety Bug 2016

MAHS students tested the PA DUI Safety Bug, a car designed to demonstrate what it would be like to drive impaired. 

MAHS Symphonic Band Chosen to Perform at 2017 PMEA Conference

The Moon Area High School (MAHS) Symphonic Band was selected to perform at the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association (PMEA) State Conference on April 20, 2017 at the Bayfront Convention Center in Erie, Pennsylvania. 

MASD Introduces District App MASD App

View all MASD news from your mobile device!

MAHS Junior, Nick Morrow, is Kicking for a Cure Kicking for a Cure

Moon Area High School junior, Nick Morrow, is teaming up with the Kick-It organization to help fight childhood cancer. 

McCormick Kindergarten Celebrates National Talk Like a Pirate Day

McCormick Elementary kindergarten classes celebrated National Talk Like a Pirate Day on Monday, September 19 in true "bucco" fashion.

Three MAHS Juniors Selected to Participate in PMEA District 1 Honors Orchestra Festival Honors Orchestra

Moon Area High School junior orchestra students Reetwan Bandyopadhyay, Keira Wood, and Braden Stesiak, were selected from auditions to participate in the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association (PMEA) District 1 Honors Orchestra Festival. 

Odyssey of the Mind Parent Meeting

There is a parent meeting for Odyssey of the Mind on Tuesday, October 4 at 6:30 p.m. in the middle school LGI room. 

MAHS Marching Band Named 2016 Bands of America Class 2A Regional Champions

The Moon Area High School (MAHS) Marching Band was named Class AA Champions at the Music for All/Bands of America - Monroeville Regional on Saturday, September 17, 2016.

Four MAHS Students Named Semifinalists in 2017 National Merit Scholarship Competition

Four Moon Area High School (MAHS) students qualified as semifinalists in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Competition. Kyle Buzza, Sean Kennedy, Nikhil Maheshwari, and Michael Montelone were among 16,000 semifinalists in the nation.

Never Forget: Allard Elementary First Responders Tribute

Third and fourth grade Allard Elementary students paid tribute to the Moon Township Police Department on Friday, September 9, 2016, in remembrance of the 15 year anniversary of 9/11.

MAHS Girls Volleyball Team Meets Rio Volleyball Olympian, Christa Harmotto Dietzen

The Moon Area High School girls volleyball team met 2016 Rio olympian and Hopewell native, Christa Harmotto Dietzen on Thursday, September 8, 2016.

Non-Public School Families Are Now Able to Sign-Up for Bus Notifications

Non-public school families are now able to sign up for Moon Area School District mass communication notifications.

Instrumental Demonstration and Selection Process to Begin

The Moon Area Instrumental Department will be starting the instrumental demonstration and selection process during the first few weeks of school. There will also be a parent meeting on September 22 at 7 p.m. in the high school auditorium.

MASD Campuses are Closed for Public Recreational Use During School Hours

It is our top priority and responsibility at Moon Area School District (MASD) to maintain a safe educational environment for all students, both inside and outside the school buildings. With this in mind MASD has made the decision to close school campuses for public recreational use while school is in session Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Making History: The First MASD Girls Golf Team Girls Golf 2016-17

On Friday, August 19, 2016, the inaugural girls golf team of Moon Area School District (MASD) made history as they started their season with a match against North Allegheny at the Moon Golf Club, the team's home course.

MAHS Freshman Places First at National Karate Championships, Will Compete in Ecuador

Moon Area High School freshman, Ziah Baldis, came in first place at the USA National Karate Championships, which is recognized by the US Olympic Committee.

Moon Area School District and the Moon Education Association Reach an Agreement

On Monday, August 22, 2016, the Moon Area School District (MASD) approved a five-year agreement between the District and the Moon Education Association (MEA).

2016 Orientation Dates & Times

A list of building orientation dates and times for the 2016-2017 school year.

Three MASD Teachers Selected to Participate in Smithsonian Learning Lab Workshop

High school social studies teachers, Ryan O'Toole and Edward Elbel, along with middle school language arts and mathematics teacher, Melissa Mayo, will become some of the first educators to participate in the workshops. 

 

MAHS Students Participate in National Technology Competition

Several Moon Area High School students attended the National Technology Student Association (TSA) Conference in Nashville, TN, from June 28 through July 2, 2016.