District News

MASD Facilities Limited Reopening Notice 6/25/2020 Campus

To help mitigate the spread of COVID-19 throughout our community this spring, Moon Area School District closed its facilities for public use. With the advancement to Governor Wolf’s Green Phase, many of our community members are excited to use our facilities once again and we are happy to announce limited access to our exterior amenities. 

Board Meetings to Resume In-Person Beginning Monday, July 20, 2020 MA

The Moon Area School District Board of Education will resume in-person meetings beginning Monday, July 20, 2020. 

2020-2021 Final Budget Approved: June 22, 2020 Calculator

The 2020-2021 final budget was approved at the board meeting on Monday, June 22, 2020.

MAMS Virtual Art Show Art Show

The Moon Area Middle School Art Department has assembled a selection of student artwork for a virtual art show to showcase student talent from grades 5-8!

AIU, Allegheny County School Districts and CTCs Issue Joint Statement in Support of Students, Families of Color AIU Statement

The Allegheny Intermediate Unit (AIU) along with all 42 school districts and five career and technical centers (CTCs) in suburban Allegheny County issued a joint statement on Friday reaffirming their organizations’ commitment to students and families of all backgrounds, and standing against acts of prejudice and racism.

A Message from Mr. Balaski: 6/3/2020 MASD logo

A message from Moon Area School District Acting Superintendent, Mr. Barry Balaski.

Important Message for Seniors High School

Details for diploma distribution and graduation ceremony plans. 

MASD Wishes Our Families and Community a Safe and Healthy Summer Break! Summer Break

Moon Area School District would like to wish all of our students, families, and staff members a safe and healthy summer break!

MASD to Expand 1-to-1 Program K-12 Computer

MASD will expand their 1-to-1 device program for students K-12 in the 2020-2021 school year. 

MAMS Student, Ria Khazanchi, Places First in Illustrated Earth Day Poem Contest for Second Consecutive Year Ria Khazanchi

Moon Area Middle School (MAMS) 8th grade student, Ria Khazanchi, claimed first place for grades 6-8 in the Pittsburgh Section of the 2020 Earth Day Poem Contest. This marks the second consecutive year that Khazanchi has won the challenge. 

Deadline for Nominations Extended: MAHS Distinguished Alumni Award Program Distinguished Alumni

Moon Area High School (MAHS) has established a Distinguished Alumni Award program to celebrate the contributions of its alumni. The deadline for nominations is now July 1, 2020.

MAHS Seniors Celebrate Annual 'Wear Your Future Day' Wear Your Future Day

Each year, the Moon Area High School Moon Area High School (MAHS) seniors celebrate where they are going after high school on "Wear Your Future Day."

MAHS Drama Club Virtual Performance of "Little Shop of Horrors" Opening Number LSOH

While the spring musical has been put on hold, the cast of Little Shop of Horrors has still been perfecting the show's opening number!

DATE CHANGE: 2020 MASD Kennywood School Picnic Information Kennywood 2020

Moon Area School District's annual Kennywood School Picnic has been rescheduled to Monday, August 3, 2020. Tickets are $30 and will only be sold online this year. 

2020 Virtual Honors Night: 5/14/2020 at 7 p.m. 2020 Honors Night

The 61st annual Moon Area High School Honors Night will be held virtually this year!

Message from Mr. Balaski: COVID-19 Update 5/13/2020 COVID-19

A message from Acting Superintendent, Mr. Barry Balaski.

Video Message from Mr. Balaski: COVID-19 Update 5/5/2020 Mr. Balaski

A personal school update message from Mr. Barry Balaski, Acting Superintendent.

Two MAHS Students Named PMEA All-State Musicians Music

Moon Area High School junior violinist, Alyssa Lucente, and sophomore flautist, Lauren Radeschi, were recently named 2020 All-State musicians by the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association (PMEA) despite the association's state festivals being cancelled this year due to COVID-19.

MAHS Drama Club Continues Connecting Students and Professionals with Virtual Stage Door Initiative Virtual Stage Door

During the week of April 27, the Moon Area High School drama club welcomed Pittsburgh-native and Broadway star, Michael Campayno, to the group's "Virtual Stage Door" initiative.

MAHS Orchestra, Band, and Choir Virtually Perform Alma Mater MA Music

The Moon Area High School orchestra, band, and choir students collaborated to bring you a virtual performance of the MAHS Alma Mater.

MASD Receives 2020 Best in Communities for Music Education Designation BCME 2020 Award

Moon Area School District has been named a 2020 Best in Communities for Music Education for the seventh consecutive year!

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. 

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. 

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. 

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.