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Brooks Third Grade Student Organizes Toy Drive Wyatt

Brooks Elementary third grade student, Wyatt Brickner, dropped off a large donation for local charity, Play it Forward Pittsburgh, on December 13, 2017. 

Allard Elementary First Grade Students Spread Warmth this Holiday Season Allard Elementary First Grade Students

Allard Elementary first grade students worked on a special holiday project on Thursday, December 14, 2017.

Two MASD Teachers Receive Classroom Grants STEM

Miss Vicki Littell, elementary special education teacher, and Mrs. Stephanie Fiala, elementary music teacher and STEAM Engine teacher, received FirstEnergy Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Classroom Grants.

Odyssey of the Mind Informational Meeting: December 13 Odyssey of the Minds Informational Meeting

Moon Area School District Oddysey of the Mind Club will host an informational meeting on Wednesday, December 13 in the middle school cafeteria from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Brooks Elementary Helps Students Affected by Hurricane Maria Brooks School Supply Drive

J. H. Brooks Elementary School partnered with The Brother's Brother Organization to sponsor a School Supplies Drive for areas in Puerto Rico that were hit by Hurricane Maria. 

Holocaust Survivor Speaks to MAHS Students and Staff Howard Chandler

Howard Chandler, a holocaust survivor, spoke to a full, attentive auditorium at Moon Area High School (MAHS) on Thursday, December 7, 2017.

Allard All Stars Commit to a Bully Free School Allard Anti-Bully Assembly

The Allard Elementary All Stars pledge to be bully-free throughout the year.

MAMS Nurse and Guidance Offices Host Toy Drive Toy Drive
MAHS Life Skills Students Open Coffee Shop Coffee

At the start of November, the Moon Area High School (MAHS) Life Skills class opened their very own coffee shop!

Students Soar with School-Wide Reading Incentive Program at McCormick McCormick AR

At McCormick Elementary, teachers have implemented a school-wide reading incentive program to motivate and inspire a love for reading.

MAHS Girls Soccer Team Defends PIAA Title and Continues to Make History Girls Soccer Champs

The Moon Area High School girls varsity soccer team won the PIAA Class 3A championship game against Villa Joseph Marie High School on Saturday, November 18 at Hershey Park Stadium!

MAMS Wolverines Give Back This Holiday Season Wolverines

The Moon Area Middle School sixth grade Wolverine Team completed their first service project this November that tied in Veterans Day and the upcoming holiday season.

MAHS Positive Living Club Spreading Happiness to Students, Community Donation

Moon Area High School gained a new club this year: Positive Living Club.

Bon Meade Helps West Hills Health & Rehabilitation Center Celebrate Thanksgiving Turkey Silverware Folders

Several different classes have taken turns making crafts and room decorations for the center. 

Cookie Dough Order Pick-Up Cookie Dough

Anyone who purchased cookie dough for the Sophomore Class can pick up their order after school in the high school cafeteria on Wednesday, November 29 until 4 p.m.

Moon Area Schools Honor Veterans MAMS Assembly

Moon Area School District honored Veterans Day in many ways on Friday, November 10, 2017.

MAHS Accounting Students Place First in Financial Statement Analysis Contest First place

Moon Area High School (MAHS) students placed first and second in a financial statement analysis contest as part of the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants Conference held on Tuesday, November 14 at Duquesne University.

McCormick Watches Bullying Disappear Magic Show

McCormick Elementary kicked-off their bully-free campaign on Friday, November 17, 2017.

MAHS Junior Wins First Place in Chemistry Poem Contest Sergi

Moon Area High school junior, Rylan Sergi, won first place in the 2017 National Chemistry Week’s (NCW) Illustrated Poem Contest for the Pittsburgh area.

MAHS Girls Soccer Team Travels to Hershey to Compete in State Championship Girls Soccer

The MAHS girls soccer team will play in the PIAA Championship game against Villa Joseph Marie at 4 p.m. on Saturday, November 18 at Hershey Park Stadium!

McCormick and RMU Team Up for Junior Achievement Day JA Day

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

Fall Letter of Intent Signing: November 8, 2017 All Signers

Ten students participated in the Moon Area High School (MAHS) Fall National Letter of Intent Signing Day in the high school gymnasium on Wednesday, November 8, 2017.

Recap: U.S. Army Field Band & Solder's Chorus Concert U.S. Army Field Band and Solder's Chorus

Moon Area School District welcomed the U.S. Army Field Band and Solder’s Chorus on Thursday, November 2 in the high school auditorium.

MAHS Holiday Ball Scheduled for Dec. 16, 2017 Holiday Ball

The Holiday Ball is just days away!

Bus Safety Information School Bus Safety

For the safety of Moon Area School District students and parents, please be aware of your repsonsibilities as a driver, especially when school is in session. 

English 12 Students Fulfill Little Boy's Final Wish Holiday Cards

Moon Area High School English 12 students started the holiday season by fulfilling a little boy’s final wish.

2017 Winter Concert Dates Winter Concert
Allard Elementary Creates 'Hall of Heroes' to Honor Veterans Hall of Heroes

Allard Elementary first grade teachers, Mrs. Stofan and Mrs. Rudi, created the "Hall of Heroes." 

Girls Soccer Team Defends Class 3A WPIAL Championship Title Champions

The Moon Area High School girls soccer team defended the Class 3A WPIAL Championship title on Friday, November 3 at Highmark Stadium.

Local Veteran, Author Visits Allard and Hyde Elementary Schools Snyder

Local author and veteran, Robert Snyder, presented his children’s book “What is a Veteran, Anyway?” to students at Allard and Hyde Elementary Schools on Thursday, November 2, in honor of Veterans Day next week. 

Nov. 29: Parenting Elementary Students in the Age of Technology Age of Technology

On Wednesday, November 29, 2017 Moon Area School District will present a program titled “Parenting Elementary Students in the Age of Technology” as part of the Parent Speaker Series. 

Parkway West CTC Annual Open House: November 6, 2017 Parkway West Open House

Parkway West CTC will host their annual Open House on Monday, November 6, 2017 from 5-7 p.m. at 7101 Steubenville Pike, Oakdale, PA. 

Parkway West will showcase their 14 career majors with demonstrations and information at the open house.

Allard Pancake Breakfast: Nov. 18 Allard Pancake Breakfast

Allard Pancake Breakfast: November 18 from 8-11 a.m.

Five Students Represent MAHS at PMEA District I Honors Choir Festival Honors Choir

Pennsylvania Music Educators Association (PMEA) District I Honors Choir hosted a two-day festival held at Trinity High School October 27-28, 2017.  

McCormick Students Plant Red Tulips in Honor of Red Ribbon Week Tulips

Third and fourth graders at McCormick Elementary planted red tulip bulbs during Red Ribbon Week (October 23-27, 2017) as part of their pledge to be drug-free.  

MAMS Student Council Hosts Backpack Collection Drive Backpack Donation

The middle school student council, comprised of seventh and eighth grade students and sponsored by Ms. Gilligan, held a backpack collection that ended Friday, October 27th.

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.

Season Recap: Moon Area High School Marching Band Band

The Moon Area High School (MAHS) marching band concluded another busy year marked with many accomplishments, including finishing third place at the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Marching Band Association (PIMBA) Championships on October 21 at Gateway High School.

15 MAHS Female Students Attend Carnegie Mellon University’s Society of Women Engineers’ Annual High School Day CMU Engineer Day

On Friday, October 20, fifteen female students attending Carnegie Mellon University’s (CMU) Society of Women Engineer’s Annual High School Day.

Bon Meade Elementary Students Celebrate Unity Day, Bully Prevention Unity Day

Bon Meade Elementary kindergarten students traveled throughout the school halls on a storybook trail as part of Unity Day on Wedensday, October 25.

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

On Friday, October 20, Moon Area cheerleaders and football players presented an $10,000 check to Magee Women's Cancer Center at the pink-out game prior to kick-off.

Fifth Grade Students Participate in STEM Lab to Evaluate Worm Habitats Worm Habitat

The fifth grade students at Moon Area Middle School worked with science teachers and the Technology Education (tech ed) Department this month to create habitats for worms.

Bon Meade Elementary Holds 10th Annual Race for Education Fundraiser BM Race for Education

On Friday, October 20, the Bon Meade Elementary PTC held their 10th Annual Race for Education.

Board Passes 2018-2019 School Calendar Calendar

The Moon Area School District Board of Education passed the 2018-2019 school calendar on Monday, October 23, 2017.

MAHS Student Places First in CalcuSolve Competition CalcuSolve

On Thursday, October 12, 2017, 257 students in grades 9-10 traveled to Duquesne University to participate in the CacluSolve Competition sponsored by the Allegheny Intermediate Unit (AIU).

MAMS Students Send Notes of Encouragement to Houston Residents Affected by Hurricane Harvey Lonnett

Miss Lonnett’s seventh grade students at the middle school took the time to send uplifting thoughts to those affected by Hurricane Harvey in Houston, Texas.

Hyde Elementary Students Celebrate Individuality and Unique Traits Hyde Elementary

Hyde Elementary had a school-wide project to help promote friendship and acceptance as an extension to their bully kickoff at the beginning of the year. 

Redistricting Committee Meetings Redistricting Committee

Moon Area School District invites the public to be considered for participation in the Redistricting Committee. 

Tiger Stadium Receives Upgrades Thanks to Local Donors Stadium

Over the last few weeks, Moon Area High School has completed some new additions to Tiger Stadium thanks to several local sponsors.

MAHS Students Participate in 'Rock the Belt' Competition for Seat Belt Safety Awareness Rock the Belt

During the month of October, Moon Area High School will be participating in the Rock the Belt Competition sponsored by the Allegheny County Youth Traffic Safety Council.

1978 Class Ring Found 1978

A 1978 Moon High School class ring was found and turned in to the high school office. Please call 412-264-9440, ext. 2000 for more information.

Six MAHS Students to Attend Westinghouse Science Honors Institute Westinghouse Honors Science Institute

Six juniors will represent Moon Area High School at the 2017-2018 Westinghouse Science Honors Institute, which will take place at Franklin Regional Middle School.

MAHS Senior Brings Experience from Peru to Moon Township Colin Jakiel

Moon Area High School senior, Colin Jakiel, served as a youth ambassador in Peru this past summer from July 16 through August 9.

Three MAMS Students Advance to Statewide Drug-Free Calendar Contest Calendar Contest

Three fifth grade students will advance to the state level of the Twenty-First Annual Drug-Free Calendar Contest.

For Drivers: Bus Safety Video from Moon Township Police Department School Bus Safety

For the safety of Moon Area School District students and parents, please be aware of your repsonsibilities as a driver, especially when school is in session. 

MAHS Senior, Chris Sabol, Claims 2017 WPIAL 3A Individual Golf Championship Title Sabol

Moon Area High School (MAHS) senior, Chris Sabol, won the WPIAL 3A Individual Golf Championship on Tuesday, October 3, 2017.

Miss Zipparo's Class Celebrates National Be a Good Person Day Zipparo

Miss Zipparo's kindergarten class at Allard Elementary showed their enthusiasm for National Be a Good Person Day today by sacrificing some of their recess time to thank all of the staff at Allard and show how much they appreciate everything they do!  

5k Chili Run to Benefit the Michael Trella "I Love You More" Foundation 5K

FASTER Southpointe and the Michael Trella “I Love You More” Foundation will team up to host the 2nd Annual 5k Chili Run & 1 Mile Walk on Saturday, November 11, 2017.

PrecisionHR is Hiring Substitute Aides, Cafeteria, Custodian, Clerks Precision

Precision Human Resources is a provider of education support staff for Moon Area School District and hiring Substitute Aides, Cafeteria, Custodian, and Clerks. 

MASD Staff Members Reestablish Outdoor Trail, Classroom Outdoor Classroom

Efforts are being made to reestablish an outdoor trail/classroom on the Moon Area High School and Middle School campus.

U.S. Army Field Band & Soldiers' Chorus to Perform at Moon Area High School November 2 US Army Field Band

The internationally acclaimed United States Army Field Band of Washington, DC will continue its long tradition of presenting free public performances when it appears at Moon Area High School on November 2, 2017, at 7:30 p.m.

Sixth Grade Students Build Skyscrapers to Withstand Earthquakes Earthquake Project

Sixth grade students participated in a STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics) skyscraper design test this September during their science classes.

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. 

Middle School Spanish Class Learns Through Song & Dance Spanish Dancing

Each month, Mrs. Kaminsky’s middle school Spanish classes have a different "Canción del mes," or Song of the Month. 

2017 Drama Club Fall Play: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

The Moon Area High School Drama Club announced it will perform Charlie and the Chocolate Factory as its fall play!

KDKA Presents Driving Safety Assembly, Students Drive PA DUI Safety Bug KDKA

Moon Area High School juniors and seniors learned all about driving safety on Tuesday, September 19, 2017. KDKA-TV’s Sarah Arbogast presented the Taking the Lead: Ford Driving Skills for Life assembly.

MAHS Girls Golf Places Third in MAC Tournament Girls Golf MAC Tournament

The Moon Area High School (MAHS) girls golf team came in third place at the MAC tournament on Thursday, September 14. The team was established just last year. 

Two MAHS Seniors Named Semifinalists in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Competition Semifinalists

Two Moon Area High School (MAHS) students qualified as semifinalists in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Competition.

Moon Area ESL and the Latino Community Center Partner to Deliver Backpacks to Students ESL Backpacks

The Moon Area School District English as a Second Language (ESL) Department had the opportunity to participate in a program at the start of the year with the Latino Community Center (LCC).

MAHS Marching Band Named Class AA Champions at Bands of America Competition BOA

The Moon Area High School (MAHS) Marching Band performed over the weekend at the Bands of America (BOA) Northeastern Region in Canton, Ohio. 

Lady Tigers Take Gold at Annual Volleyball Tournament Volleyball Tournament

The Moon Area High School (MAHS) girls volleyball team hosted 15 local varsity teams for the annual volleyball tournament on Saturday, September 9th.

Elementary Instrumental Parent Meeting Video Elementary Instrument Meeting

Missed the Elementary Instrumental Parent Meeting? Watch the video on all the information provided at the meeting!

2017 Homecoming Information (Parade to Begin 9/28 @ 5:30 p.m.) Homecoming

Moon Area High School will celebrate 2017 Homecoming during the week of September 25!

Allard Elementary Celebrates First Responders on 9/11 first responders assembly 2017

Allard Elementary students and staff paid tribute to first responders at a school assembly on September 11, 2017.

European Trip Final Information Meeting December 7 Trip info

The MAHS’s American Cultures Club and French Classes & Club will be hosting an informational meeting for a student trip to London, Normandy & Paris - June 2018. 

Middle School Math/ELA Labs to Begin September 11 Labs

On Monday, September 11, the Middle School will begin offering an Upper House Math Lab, Lower House Math Lab, Upper House ELA Lab, and Lower House ELA Lab for students in grades 5-8.

MAHS Students Participate in Environmental Summer Camp, Plan to Improve Campus Environmental Summer Camp

Six students in grades 9-11 participated in the Healthy Planet, Healthy People: Environmental Summer Camp held at Slippery Rock University this summer. 

MAHS Cheerleaders Join RMU Cheerleaders as Special Guests MAHS Cheer

On Saturday, Septbember 2, Moon Area High School (MAHS) cheerleaders were special guests of Robert Morris University (RMU) Cheer. 

MASD Announces SafeStop App Partnership SafeStop App

We are excited to announce our participation in a third-party mobile app called SafeStop. 

Brooks Named 2017 Macaroni Kid Gold Daisy School Macaroni Kid

Brooks Elementary School was named the 2017 Macaroni Kid of Pittsburgh Gold Daisy School!

MAMS Student Wins Big in National Track Competition Tristan Sanders

Moon Area Middle School seventh grade student, Tristan Sanders, qualified over the summer to participate at the national level for Junior Olympics in track.

MAHS Senior, Nick Morrow, Kicking for a Cure Kicking for a Cure

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

MAHS Freshman Improves Grounds at Bon Meade Elementary Boy Scouts

Moon Area High School freshman, Adam Sacherich, worked his Eagle Scout project at Bon Meade Elementary School in late August.

Skyward Parent Portal Now Running Skyward

The Skyward parent portal is now up and running. Please access the parent portal for transportation and scheduling information. For security purposes, all students will receive new account information the first week of school. Thank you for your patience. 

Moon Area Boys Soccer Players Volunteer Boys Soccer Tem

Moon Area High School (MAHS) boys soccer players took a break from training in August to volunteer for World Vision and the Moon Area Soccer Association (MASA). 

MAHS Senior Receives 2017-2018 Vision Arts Scholarship Eger Eye Group

Moon Area High School senior, Leah Eberts, receives 2017-2018 Vision Arts Scholarship from The Eger Eye Group.

Fall Hi-Tech Learning After-School Program Grades 2-4 Hi-Tech Learning Fall Camps

Optional after-school 3D design programs available for students in grades 2-4.

Recap: Coach Covelli Cross Country Alumni Race Alumni Race 2017

On Saturday, August 12, 2017, 25 Moon Area cross country alumni gathered to run against the 2017-2018 team in the Coach Covelli Cross Country Alumni Race. 

2017-2018 Elementary School Supply Lists Back to School

2017-2018 Elementary Supply Lists By School

MAHS Junior Wins First Place at SkillsUSA Competition Christina Walter

Moon Area High School junior, Christina Walter, won first place in the Health Occupations Portfolio Competition at the SkillsUSA competition held in Louisville in late July.

Modified Away Band Camp Information Band

ATTENTION ALL BAND CAMP PARENTS/GUARDIANS: Modified Away Band Camp Information

MASD Announces New Parent/Student Portal - Skyward Skyward

We are excited to announce that Moon Area School District is moving to a new parent/student portal, Skyward, for the 2017-2018 school year.

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.

2017-2018 Voluntary Student Accident Insurance Available Accident Insurance

Moon Area School District provides K-12 students the option to take advantage of voluntary student accident insurance up to $250,000.

Two MAHS Students Volunteer to Support Children Suffering from Pediatric Cancer FOJ

Moon Area High School students Ashley Safranek and Kiera Morisetty are advocates for the Friends of Jaclyn Foundation, a non-profit that pairs children suffering from pediatric cancer and childhood illness with different organizations.

Moon Area High School Seniors Attend Economic Summer Leadership Programs PFEW

Moon Area High School (MAHS) seniors Bryce Deloe and Tyler Farr attended the 2017 Pennsylvania Free Enterprise Week (PFEW) at Lycoming College on a full scholarship this summer.

Hourly Substitute Job Fair Job Fair

Moon Area School District is hosting a job fair for day-to-day hourly cafeteria, custodial, assistant, and clerical substutite positions. 

MAHS New Student Orientation Orientation

Moon Area High School New Student Orientation will take place on Wednesday, August 16 from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. in the high school auditorium. The orientation is open to all incoming ninth grade students and all high school students that are new to the district. 

MAHS Junior, Leah Baker, Named USA Swimming Scholastic All American Baker

Moon Area High School junior, Leah Baker, was recently named a USA Swimming Scholastic All American for the 2016-2017 school year!

MAHS Boys Soccer Team Fundraiser at Chipotle: August 21 Chipotle Fundraiser

The MAHS Boys Soccer Booster Club will be partnering with Chipotle in Robinson Township (310 McHolme Drive) to host a fundraiser on Monday, August 21 from 4-8 p.m.!

August 5: "Make it Moon" Night with the Pittsburgh Riverhounds at Highmark Stadium Make it Moon Night

Moon Area School District (MASD) and Moon Township have teamed up to create "Make it Moon" Night with the Pittsburgh Riverhounds!

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.

High School Parking Information 2017-2018 School Year car

Parking applications will be available beginning Monday, Aug. 7 fro 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the High School main lobby.

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 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.