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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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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.

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

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

6/8/2020 Board Meeting To Be Held Virtually Via Zoom Board Meeting

The Board Meeting scheduled for Monday, June 8, 2020, will be held virtually through a video conference platform called Zoom. 

MASD Teachers to Host Food Drive During COVID-19 Pandemic Food

The Moon Area School District teaching staff has organized a "stuff-a-bus" food drive on Saturday, June 6, 2020, for those suffering hardships during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

MAHS Students Win First Place at Regional Robotics Competition Robotics Competition

Seven Moon Area High School students recently placed first at the two Pennsylvania FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) regional qualifier robotics competitions.  

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. 

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.

MASD Item Return Information Item Return / Pick UP

With the swift nature of the COVID-19 closure in March, we know that many students may have left personal belongings at school or may still have District-owned materials. 

2020-2021 Proposed Final Budget Approved Budget

The Moon Area School District’s 2020-2021 Proposed Final Budget was passed by the Board of Directors on Monday, May 11, 2020. 

MAMS Student, Nithya Kaarthi, Wins PA Resource Council's 10th Annual Poster Contest Nithya Kaarthi

Moon Area Middle School 7th grade student, Nithya Kaarthi, won first place in her age group in the 10th Annual Pennsylvania Resource Council's (PRC) Let's Clear the Air Poster Challenge. 

MAHS Virtual 2020 Art Show Art Show

The Moon Area High School Art Department is committed to showcasing student artwork. This year, with the COVID-19 closure, the Art Department is presenting student pieces virtually!

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.

COVID-19 Closure Update 4/22/2020 Logo

A message update from Acting Superintendent, Mr. Balaski, on the COVID-19 school closure. 

MAHS Drama Club Perseveres Through School Closure with Virtual Master Class Virtual Master Class

The Moon Area High School (MAHS) Drama Club is persevering through the COVID-19 school closure as they continue to meet each week virtually.

MAHS Hosts Mental Health Webinar for Students During Pandemic Webinar

On April 16 and 17, the Moon Area High School MAPS team, administrators, faculty members, and school counselors met virtually with each grade to provide tips and guidance in adapting to our new social and academic way of life. 

MASD Announces New Digital Learning Resource: 'Clever' Clever

We are pleased to announce that we will be using Clever as our digital learning portal!

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!

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.

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. 

2020 Kennywood School Picnic Ticket Information
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.

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.