Employment Opportunities

Substitute Custodians Needed
Substitute Custodians for all shifts as needed.  Must be available for "on call" on weekends and holidays as needed, $9.75/hr. Interested persons should forward letter of interest and resume to : Penn-Trafford School District, Attn:  HR, P.O. Box 530, Harrison City, PA  15636. EOE

Cafeteria Substitute Employees Needed
Please contact Robin Duff, General Manager, ARAMARK Education K12  724-744-2664

Warrior Outlet

All products are designed and/or produced by our students and staff.   


Back to School

Thursday, August 21st

Summer News and Information

District Summer Office Hours
June 2 - August 14
  Monday - Thursday
6:00 am - 4:00 pm
All Offices Closed Fridays

District Announcements

Attention Parents!
According to the National Defense Authority Authorization Act of 2002, the No Child Left Behind Act of 2002 and the PA Act 10 (Armed Forces Recruiting Act), schools are required to provide names, addresses, and telephone numbers of students entering their junior and senior years to the various branches of the military.  If a parent wishes to withhold this information, they may contact the high school by October 30, 2014 to have the student's name removed from this list.  If you wish to remove your child's name, please email Ms. Donna Smart at dsmart@franklinregional.k12.pa.us.  Otherwise, this information will be released to military branches.

PowerSchool Access Closed
The parent and student portal has been closed so we can update our system.  Date the system will reopen TBA.

Backpacks-to-Go Program
Back to school shopping? As you back to school shop, please consider purchasing a backpack to donate to the "Backpacks-to-Go" program. 
As a reminder, the “Backpacks-to-Go” Program is a supplemental nutrition program that is new to the Penn- Trafford School District. Through the “Backpacks-to-Go” program, we provide a backpack filled with easy-to-prepare meals and snacks for weekends to our children. This program was developed in response to ongoing student needs with no weekend access to the school breakfast and/or lunch program. In April 2014, we piloted the program at Harrison Park and the high school. This program will be implemented district-wide starting in September 2014. Children enrolled in the program, by parent request, take home a backpack with nutritious food in a safe, easy and discreet manner on the designated Fridays. The food items and included menu suggestions may be used for breakfast, lunch and dinner for Saturday and Sunday. Some of the child-friendly foods may include: peanut butter and jelly, easy-open canned fruit, applesauce, puddings, cereal, raisins, granola bars, macaroni and cheese, soup and canned pasta. We offer the “Backpacks-to-Go” on the 2nd and 4th Fridays of each month during the school year with adjustments made for holidays. These backpacks are given directly to the children without requiring their parents to pick up the food at a location. By meeting basic needs of our children, we hope each child will be better able to focus on learning and schoolwork instead of an ‘empty feeling’ or worry about the next meal.

We are in need of backpacks. Our primary need for backpacks is for boys in grades 3-5 and for boys and girls in grades 6-12. If you are able to donate a backpack or would like to make a monetary donation, please contact Lauren Traill, Elementary School Counselor, at trailll@penntrafford.org or Pat Blahovec, High School Nurse, at blahovecp@penntrafford.org.

Thank you for your support! 

Cross Country Conditioning Set To Begin
Cross country conditioning workouts for the Penn Trafford cross country teams will be held beginning Monday, August 4. These workouts are for both high school and middle school runners and will be held at the WarriorCenter of the high school from 8AM until 10AM, Monday through Friday. Boys and girls are welcome to attend these workouts. Athletes should come dressed to run and should bring a water bottle with them. Questions regarding the workouts may be addressed to the following:  conradp@penntrafford.org

PT High School Renovation Updates

PTCEF Website (click here)

Upcoming Events

Thursday, August 21
First Day of School

Wednesday, September 3
Elementary President's Council Meeting
All meetings will be at the administration building at 9:30 am. This group includes PTO presidents, the superintendent and the administrative staff.
Tuesday, September 9
Penn-Trafford High School Open House
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursday, September 11
Penn Middle School Open House
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Trafford Middle School Open House
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Tuesday, September 16
Open House
Elementary (Grade K-2)
(Trafford Elementary K-5)
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursday, September 18
Elementary Open House
(Grades 3-5)
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Wednesday, October 8
Parent Advisory Council Meeting
All meetings will be at the administration building at 9:30 am. These meetings are open to any parent in the district.


Today, 8/1/2014
High: 80 Low: 57
Patchy fog
17% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 8/2/2014
High: 78 Low: 62
Chance thunderstorms
42% chance of precipitation.