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    UPDATE: On Monday, March 23, 2020, Governor Wolf announced that the Pennsylvania school closure mandate will be extended. Moon Area schools will now be closed through Tuesday, April 14, 2020. 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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MAMS Adapted Music Classes Host Unique, Sensory-Friendly Opportunity Through MAEF Grant

Adaptive Music Class

Moon Area Middle School adapted music classes hosted Jumping Jack Theater this month for an autism-friendly and sensory-friendly music experience. The opportunity was funded through a grant that middle school music teacher, Mrs. Janice Barthen, received.  

Students participated in two workshop days culminating with a performance in school on Friday, January 24, 2020.

Jumping Jack Theater, a traveling classroom experience, brought a variety of props for students to pair with their imagination to create a hands-on musical experience.

“I am so excited to have this opportunity to share with our students," said Mrs. Janice Barthen. "It was a joy to see the excitement on their faces as we were able to experience the show in the comfort of our building.”

"They were able to build a relationship with the actors and then get to see those actors in action as Jumping Jack Theater presented Cityscape, Barthen said.

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