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Hurricane Relief Effort

posted by Robin Seneta   [ updated ]

The PBIS teams in the Girard School District are running a hurricane relief drive. Students are asked to donate new items in each building. The top homeroom classes at each building will be able to attend a First to Eleven concert on November 17 during the school day.
EVES: baby food, diapers, band aids, socks, underwear
RAMS: crayons, markers, glue, scissors, folders, pencils, notebooks and paper
GHS: bottled water, paper towels, toilet paper, soap, deodorant
Teachers/staff: book bags with a blanket/stuffed animal
Please donate all items by Friday, October 27.
Thank you!!!!

Emergency Drill

posted Oct 16, 2017, 11:48 AM by Robin Seneta   [ updated Oct 16, 2017, 11:49 AM ]

Local, state, and federal first responders will be conducting an Emergency Operations Drill at Rice Avenue Middle School on Saturday, Oct 21st beginning around 8 AM. If you happen to drive past the school, you might be alarmed by the number of emergency vehicles on the school campus. Don’t worry, this is a planned drill, designed to improve the law enforcement response in the event of an actual emergency at Rice Avenue Middle School. For the safety of all involved the building is closed to all students, teachers, and community members on Saturday, October 21st. This type of drill has been conducted in each of our school buildings to optimize the emergency response in the event of an actual crisis situation.

Financial Aid Workshop

posted Oct 5, 2017, 5:25 AM by Robin Seneta   [ updated Oct 16, 2017, 9:33 AM ]

Financial Aid representatives from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania will conduct a free FAFSA completion workshop:
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Girard High School – 6 PM
Check out some important information regarding the FAFSA workshop: 

Girard Forum on Methamphetamine

posted Oct 3, 2017, 10:03 AM by Robin Seneta

Community Forum on Methamphetamine-November 8th.  See the flyer for more details: 

Golden Apple Award Winner!

posted Sep 29, 2017, 11:20 AM by Robin Seneta

Mr. Frank Beachly, 6th grade Science/Social Studies teacher at RAMS, was recognized as this week’s Golden Apple Award recipient ( and the first of one year), sponsored by JET-TV and Edinboro University of PA.  He was nominated by two previous students (Courtney Strain and Dylan Byers).  Congratulations Mr. Beachly on this much deserved recognition.  The segment will air next Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at 6:00 PM, the following morning, and also the following day at noon should you like to see it.  

Federal Lunch Program

posted Sep 19, 2017, 12:04 PM by Robin Seneta

Did you know your children may qualify for free or reduced priced meals? If your household’s gross income falls at or below the limits on the Federal Income Guidelines, you can enroll them in the Federal Lunch Program. We all know children need healthy meals in order to learn and grow. Not only will your child receive tasty and nutritious food at school every day, but participation in the federal lunch program may also benefit all children in the district. The PA Department of Education utilizes the number of students enrolled in the federal lunch program when awarding grant monies to school districts. All of the children of the District can benefit from grants or special programs if an accurate number is reported. We encourage parents to apply online at http://www.paschoolmeals.com.

The Nutrition Group!

posted Aug 28, 2017, 12:10 PM by Robin Seneta

The Girard School District is excited to introduce The Nutrition Group as the District’s new food service management company.  You will begin to see changes that enhance the current food program – monthly menus will feature an assortment of entrée selections with a variety of hot and cold choices, low-fat options, grab-n-go salads and wraps, and healthy snack and beverage choices.    Our Food Service Director is Erin Braden and she can be reached at 814-774-5666 Ext. 6306.  The menus are posted on the District website under each building tab.  We look forward to an exciting partnership with The Nutrition Group!

Fall 2017-Rural Regional College

posted Jun 19, 2017, 2:23 PM by Robin Seneta   [ updated Jun 19, 2017, 2:26 PM ]

Fall 2017 Courses offered through an innovative partnership with Gannon University to improve educational options for rural Pennsylvania Classes begin the week of August 21st. All classes meet locally in the evening! See the following flier if you are interested!

Don’t Wait Vaccinate!

posted Jun 5, 2017, 11:00 AM by Robin Seneta

New regulations are going into effect for August 2017 that primarily effect students entering Kindergarten, Grade 7 and Grade 12.  Students must meet the new guidelines or risk exclusion from school after only 5 days of school! Please contact your pediatrician for more information. 

For more information on this very important announcement please click here.  

Volunteer at TREC

posted May 9, 2017, 4:20 PM by Robin Seneta

The Therapeutic Riding Equestrian Center is looking for Girard High School students to volunteer for TREC.  It is a great way to fulfill volunteer hour requirements while helping others! TREC is located "down the road" in Fairview on Sterrettania Rd.

For more information on this great opportunity see the flyer here or visit their website at TREC VOLUNTEERS

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