Spreading Holiday Cheer while Giving Back to the Community


Spreading Holiday Cheer while Giving Back to the CommunitySCASD students have been getting in the holiday spirit by giving gifts of their own: service to the community.

From a school-wide food drive at Gray's Woods Elementary to benefit local families in need, to a Penny War competition at Radio Park Elementary to benefit Penn State's Dance Marathon, to high school students caroling at a local retirement community, SCASD students have been making the season a little brighter.

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STATE COLLEGE AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT MEDIA RELEASE


State College Area School District Launches Education Foundation For Charitable Fundraising to Benefit Students

A student could afford to travel with her club to a national conference.

Another could enjoy painting, foreign languages and martial arts through the after­school Community Education Extending Learning program.

Science lab equipment, musical instruments and fitness center machines could be updated, or a computer programming class could be added to the curriculum.

Exciting possibilities will abound for many children — if State College Area School District’s new Education Foundation succeeds.

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SCASD Educators Recognized as Top Teachers in PA

Congratulations to SCASD educators Amy Anderson (8th grade art, Mount Nittany Middle School) and Eve Evans (5th grade, Radio Park Elementary School) for being recognized among the state’s top teachers.

Evans was presented with the Gilder Lehrman Pennsylvania History Teacher of the Year Award, and Anderson was honored as the Pennsylvania Art Education Association's Art Educator of the Year.

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