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2020-2021 Kindergarten Readiness Round-Up Information 2020-2021 Registration Round-Up

Moon Area School District is gearing up for the 2020-2021 school year and ready to welcome our youngest students!

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 Board of Education Recognition: January 13, 2020 Boys Soccer Rec 2020

On Monday, January 13, 2020, the Moon Area School District (MASD) Board of Education welcomed coaches and captains of the boys soccer, boys football, and girls cross country teams for recognition for their performances this season. 

MAMS Students Participate in Global Design Challenge Armstrong Design Challenge

Each year a group of 8th grade Moon Area Middle School (MAMS) students participate in a design challenge at WQED studios in Oakland. This year, however, the program expanded globally as each group partnered with an international school.

Parents Night Out: Saturday, February 8, 2020 PNO Feb 2020

Moon Area High School staff and student volunteers will be hosting a Parents Night Out on Saturday, February 8, 2020, at the high school.

Recap: 2019-2020 Girls Chamber Choir US Steel Performance

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

MASD Music Department to Host Second Annual 'For the Love of Music' Event: January 25, 2020 For the Love of Music

The Moon Area Music Department will host their second annual For the Love of Music event on Saturday, January 25, 2020, in the Moon Area High School Auditorium at 7 p.m. 

2020-2021 Proposed Preliminary Budget Approved Calculator

The 2020-2021 Proposed Preliminary Budget was approved by the MASD School Board on Monday, December 16, 2019.

Hyde 3rd Grade Students have a 'Latte' Fun During StarBOOKs Book Tasting Latte Fun

Mrs. Weigel, 3rd grade Language Arts Teacher at Hyde Elementary School, transformed her classroom into a StarBOOKs Cafe, complete with hot chocolate and pastries. At the StarBOOKs Cafe, students sampled various genres of literature during their "book tasting."

McCormick Students Spread Holiday Cheer to Patients of Children's Hospital Busy Bags 2019

McCormick students in Miss Mastroianni's 1st grade class spread holiday cheer this year in a special way. 

MAHS Students Host Mental Health Fair Mental Health Fair

Moon Area High School held its first Mental Health Fair on Monday, December 9, 2019.

Child Development, Preschool Students Collaborate with MAHS Cooking Class for Holiday Project Holiday Cookies

Over the past week, Mrs. Mullen's Mastery of Cooking class collaborated with Ms. Ludwig's Child Development class and preschool students to create holiday treats!

Moe's Southwest Grill Donates $2,500 to Hyde Elementary Moe's Check Presentation to Hyde

Moe's Southwest Grill presented a $2,500 check to Hyde Elementary on Monday, December 9, 2019.

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Five MASD School Board Members Sworn in for 2019-2023 Term Board Election 2019

At the School Board Reorganization Meeting held on Monday, December 2, 2019, Judge Michael Marmo swore in the reelected/newly elected MASD Board members for a four-year term (2019-2023. Welcome James Bogatay, Robert Harper, Jen Partica, Mark Scappe, and Danielle Zieger!

Layer Up this Winter with Moon Area Apparel! Moon Area Apparel

s the temperatures drop, layer up with Moon Area sweatshirts, long sleeve shirts, hats, and more! 

MASD Recognizes Mark Scappe for 16 Years of Service on the Board of Education Scappe

The Pennsylvania School Boards Association (PSBA) and Moon Area School District recognized Mark Scappe on Monday, December 2, 2019, for his 16 years of service.

MAMS 5th Graders Welcome WWII Survivor, Bernice Kelley Kelley

Moon Area 5th graders welcomed a very special guest on Monday, November 25, 2019 - Mrs. Bernice Kelley. 

MAHS Welcomed Broadway Star, Adam Pascal, for Masterclass Session Pascal

Moon Area students were given a unique opportunity to learn from Broadway and film star, Adam Pascal, during a masterclass session on Friday, November 22, 2019.

MAMS Student Wins Regional 2019 National Chemistry Week Illustrated Poem Contest Nithya

Moon Area Middle School 7th grade student, Nithya Kaarthi, won first place for grades 6-8 in the 2019 National Chemistry Week Illustrated Poem Contest.

MAEF Announces Fall 2019 Teacher Grant Awardees MAEF

The Moon Area Education Foundation (MAEF) has announced announced its fall 2019 teacher grant awardees, totaling over $5,600!

MAHS Students Receive Over $20k in Reimbursements for Exemplary Performance on AP Exams Exam Reimbursement

Moon Area High School students are receiving reimbursements for their exemplary work on their advanced placement (AP) course exams. 

New Episode of 'Half Hour, Full Moon' Now Available! Episode 7 Thumbnail

Do you know that Moon Area School District produces an award-winning public access tv show?

MASD Recognizes Lisa Wolowicz for Her Years of Service on the Board of Education Lisa Wolowicz

The Pennsylvania School Boards Association (PSBA) and Moon Area School District recognized Lisa Wolowicz on Monday, November 18, 2019, for her 12 years of service.

MASD School Board Recognizes Mia Cochran, XC State Champion, at November 18, 2019 Meeting Mia Cochran

The Moon Area School District Board of Education recognized sophomore, Mia Cochran, of the girls cross country team for being the first Moon Area High School cross country athlete to claim the cross country state championship.

8 MAHS Student Commit to Athletic Teams for the Fall of 2020 Fall 2019 Letter of Intent Signing Day

Eight students participated in the Moon Area High School (MAHS) Fall National Letter of Intent Signing Day in the high school gymnasium on Wednesday, November 13, 2019.

MAEF Partners with AmazonSmile MAEF

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

Inspired by Professional Development, MAHS Classrooms Collaborate to Offer Educational App to Preschool Students HS Collab

Mr. Palumbo’s AP Computer Science Principles students and Mrs. Ludwig’s Child Development third period classes recently partnered to create educational applications for our Moon Area preschool students.

Brooks Students Use Educational App to Individualize Learning Experiences Freckle

Students in Mrs. Carter and Mrs. Baker's 3rd grade classes, as well as, Mrs. Bracken's 4th graders are using Freckle, a research-based application program during ELA class. 

MAHS Accounting Students Place First in Financial Statement Analysis Contest For Third Consecutive Year MAHS Accounting First Place Team

Moon Area High School (MAHS) students finished first and fourth in a financial statement analysis contest, part of a Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants conference, on Thursday, November 7, 2019, at Duquesne University.

Brooks Elementary Honors Local Veterans at Assembly BR Vets Day

Brooks Elementary celebrated Veterans Day on Monday, November 11, 2019, by honoring parents, grandparents, and friends of students during a morning assembly.

MAMS Students Donate 400 Pounds of Halloween Candy to Military Service Members Candy Donation

In an effort to show respect, MASD's character trait of the month, students in the 5th and 6th grade at the middle school donated and collected unwanted Halloween candy during the first week of November.

McCormick Becomes First MASD School to Dedicate a Parking Space for Veterans McCormick Veterans Assembly

McCormick Elementary announced Friday, November 8, 2019, that it will dedicate a parking space for veterans. This is the first school in Moon Area School District to reserve a space for those who serve or have served the country.

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. 

Bon Meade Hosts 12th Annual Race for Education 2019 Race for Education

On Friday, October 11, 2019, the Bon Meade Elementary PTC held their 12th Annual Race for Education. Students collected monetary pledges for each lap they walked or jogged around the elementary school.

CDC, PA Department of Health Release Warnings/Information on Dangers of Vaping no smoking

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Pennsylvania Department of Health (PA DOH) have released information and warnings on the use of e-cigarettes, also known as vaping. 

Athletic Department Memo: Sportsmanship Tiger Mascot

Please read this important message from our Athletic Department for anyone attending Moon Area sporting events.

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.

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.

Immunization Requirements 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 each school year in order for your student to attend class.

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