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    UPDATE: On Thursday, April 9, 2020, Governor Wolf announced that Pennsylvania schools will remain closed for the rest of the 2019-2020 academic year. All facilities are closed until further notice. All events are cancelled or postponed until further notice. 

    The District’s Technology Department has established a technology support hotline for students only at 412-264-3013. The helpline will be staffed Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. during the closure. All calls received outside of this time frame will be recorded and returned in the order in which they were received. 


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COVID-19 Update: 4/9/2020 MASD Closed

On April 9, 2020, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf announced that the school closure will extend to the end of the academic year.

COVID-19 Update 3/30/20: Schools Closed Until Further Notice COVID-19 Closure Update: 3/30/20

An update regarding the COVID-19 school closure.

Free Food Distribution Sites Food

If you are in need of obtaining food during the COVID-19 crisis, eligible families may utilize one of the local free food distribution centers. 

MASD Internet Services for Students Internet

Possible Solutions for Greater Internet/Cellular Services 

COVID-19 Closure Update: 3/24/2020 MASD Closed

Message from Mr. Balaski regarding the extended closure of MASD schools through April 14, 2020. 

Video Message from Mr. Balaski - COVID-19 Update: 3/20/2020 COVID-19
COVID-19 Update 3/18/2020 health

Please read the latest update from MASD regarding the COVID-19 closure. 

COVID-19 Update 3/16/2020 Nurse/Health

As we enter the March 16 -27, 2020, closure, there are several topics in which we would like to deliver clarification.

COVID-19 Information 3/12/2020 COVID-19

COVID-19 MASD Update

COVID-19 Information Updates COVID-19 Updates

Information regarding MASD and COVID-19.

2020 MASD Kennywood School Picnic Information Kennywood 2020

Moon Area School District will celebrate the annual Kennywood School Picnic on Monday, June 15, 2020. Tickets are $30 and will only be sold online this year. 

COVID-19 Information 3/2/2020 Nurse

As we continue to keep in close contact with the Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) and monitor information from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19), we wanted to keep you informed of proactive measures we are taking within the District.

Information Regarding Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Health

Although there are no known viruses of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19 virus) in Pennsylvania, we wanted to share with you information and guidance that we have recently learned.

New Attendance Regulations (Beginning August 2020) Calendar

In 2019, the Pennsylvania Department of Education released the Omnibus School Code of 2019 - Act 16 of 2019. This revised Public School Code will become effective in the 2020-2021 school year for both public school and home school children. 

MAMS 5th Grade Students Complete D.A.R.E. Program DARE

This February, Moon Area 5th graders celebrated their graduation from the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) program, led by Moon Area School Resource Officer, Angela Zane. 

MASD Launches New Video Series: The SCOOP Scoop

We are excited to announce a new communications project with Acting Superintendent, Mr. Balaski.

MAMS Students Make 1,000 Valentine's for Local Nursing Home Lions Team

The Moon Area Middle School lions team completed a unique service project last month.

Volunteers Needed for Junior Career Project at MAHS Community

The Junior Career Project coordinators need community, business, and parent volunteers to participate in the Junior Mock Interviews on April 28, 2020, from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Revised 2019-2020 School Calendar: Updated February 10, 2020 Revised 2019-2020 School Calendar

To account for the snow day on February 7, 2020, students will now attend school on Friday, March 13, 2020. 

MAHS Launches Distinguished Alumni Award Program: Nominations Now Open Distinguished Alumni

Moon Area High School (MAHS) has established a Distinguished Alumni Award program to celebrate the contributions of its alumni.

MAEF Now Working with Alumni to Fund Scholarship Opportunities MAEF

The Moon Area Education Foundation (MAEF) has begun to partner with Moon Area alumni to establish scholarship funds in the name of their class. 

Gettysburg Fieldtrip Forms Gettysburg

We have included all forms needed for your child to attend the field trip this year.


MS Math Lab  is now available to students for extra help in math.  It is now open Tuesday-Friday at 7:10 AM in the MS LGI.  Students need a parent note to attend. 

2019-2020 Voluntary Student Accident Insurance Available 2019-2020 Voluntary Student Accident Insurance

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

MASD Future Ready PA Index FAQ PA Future Ready Index FAQ

Launched in November 2018, the Future Ready PA Index is Pennsylvania's public website that provides comprehensive information about state assessment measures, on-track measures, and college and career measures for all schools across the Commonwealth. 

MAEF Partners with AmazonSmile MAEF

We would like to share some exciting information on behalf of the Moon Area Education Foundation (MAEF).

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.