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

Bus Drivers Needed
First Student 
Manor, PA  15665
Phone:  724-863-1185

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

Norwin Chamber of Commerce

Norwin Chamber of Commerce  

District Announcements

Administration Building
Summer Hours
Monday - Thursday 6 am to 4 pm
Friday Closed

Senior Picture Information
Prestige/LifeTouch will be at the PTHS on July 13, 14, 18 and 19 for Senior pictures for the yearbook.  Please use the date assigned by Prestige/LifeTouch which you should have received in the mail. The make-up date for Senior pictures is September 21, 2016.  If you have any questions or need to reschedule the date assigned, please contact Prestige/LifeTouch at 1-800-733-3599.

Important Information
Regarding Penn-Trafford Athletic Summer Camps
At The
High School
Due to construction, parking and entering for summer athletic camps will be located behind the high school. Parking and drop offs will be in the back lot only. The only entrance to be used will be the lower rear pool entrance. This is the entrance past the tennis courts by the garage doors.  There will be a guard on duty and signage to help with this process.  Any questions or concerns please contact the Athletic Office at 724-744-7252. Thank you. 

2016 Summer Instrumental Music Camp
A band Program will be offered to all band students July 18-22, 2016.  All Band parents are encouraged to have their children participate in this program.  All rehearsals will take place at Penn Middle School.
 (More information

Student Parking Information 2016-17 
Student parking permit form information will be available in the month of July. All information regarding student parking will be communicated by a connect-ed message, webpage, twitter and the newspaper.

Commemorative Tile Order
The Penn-Trafford School District is offering a very unique opportunity for families, students, clubs, teams, organizations, and community groups! We are offering personalized commemorative tiles for purchase that will be permanently displayed in two of the renovation phases at the high school; the athletic annex and the auditorium entrance. Each tile will be 6 x 6 inch squares with full color designs and personalization. Each tile will be $100. Logos are available for sports, music related items, special interests, as well as the Warrior Head,the warrior shield, and arrow. If you have a specific company logo that you’d like to use, please provide a vector image of the logo (.eps, .pdf, .ai).
Tile Order Form

Young Writers Institute
The Writers of Westmoreland, led by WPWP teacher-leader Val Piccini, is holding Young Writers Institutes, July 11-14, 2016, from 8:30-3:30 pm, M-TH, for students in grades 4-12. The registration fee is $300. Here is a link to the registration form:https://www.wpwp.pitt.edu/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/2016-Young-Writers-Institute-Registration.pdf

Back Pack Summer Food Program
The Back Pack Program is looking for volunteers to sponsor a family for our Summer Food Program. The cost is about $50.  Please see the links to obtain more information.

Backpacks-to-Go Program
Interested in donating to the backpacks-to-go program? Please consider purchasing gift cards to Sam’s Club, Wal-mart, or Giant Eagle or food to donate the program. Monetary donations are also accepted (see link for details). If you think your child may benefit from the program, please click on the link for more information.  (INFORMATION LINK)

Penn-Trafford School District
Comprehensive Plan 2015
The comprehensive district plan is a requirement of the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) whereby all districts must have a multi-year plan with goals and strategies.  These goals are formulated after reviewing focused questions provided by PDE based on the largest areas of need identified for the district.  The Plan will guide our continuous improvement efforts to identify future goals and improve educational opportunities and achievement for all students.  This plan is open for district review for 28 days prior to board approval in November of 2015.

Middle School Math Curriculum Flowcharts

Please click on the attached letter to read about our fund raising campaign for a much needed new Nature Center at Deer Valley. Thank you in advance for you donations to this worthy cause.  (LETTER)


We are required by law to release a list of our junior and senior students to the various branches of our United States Armed Forces.  If you do not want your student's name to appear on this list, please be sure to notify Mrs. Albert in the guidance office at Penn-Trafford High School by email at albertp@penntrafford.org. Thank you!


 "ALL STEAM camps are from 8:30 am to 12:00 pm"
The PT STEAM Academy will inspire a passion using hands-on lessons designed to excite and engage the mind. Our summer camps provide the opportunity for children to explore the wonders of STEAM in a friendly, curious, and exciting atmosphere. From managing fun experiments to participating in mind-blowing activities, students will come away inspired. Summer camps are open to all students enrolled in the Penn-Trafford School District.

Fall 2016)
It's Only Rocket Science June 6-9 6-8
Fashion Design
June 6-9
VEX Robot & Programming Games    
June 13-16
Fairy Tales
June 13-16
Track It Math
June 20-23
Mad Scientist Lab 1-3
June 27-30
Mad Scientist Lab
June 27-30
Environmental Camp June 27-30
Girls in Engineering
July 11-14
Storm The Castle July 11-14
Computer Gaming Camp
July 18-21
Krazy Contraption
July 18-21
LEGO Robots/K'NEX Academy
August 8-11

All payments must be paid in full by the first scheduled day of camp. There will be no refunds after the first day of the scheduled camp. To receive a refund, a letter must be submitted stating the name and date of the camp.    

STEAM camps are available to PT and Non-PT Students.  There is limited seating ability. The classes are on a first come first serve basis. Once camp seating has been filled students will be placed on a waiting list.

Complete the registration form below. Bring the completed form, along with payment (check or money order) to the school office or mail the necessary items to the address below. Check or money order for camps should be made payable to the PT Academy


Any questions or concerns please contact Mr. Capoccioni at:

Penn-Trafford High School
PT Academy
3381 Route 130
Harrison City, PA 15636

Upcoming Events

Monday, July 4
All District Offices Closed - Holiday
Friday, September 23
PTHS Homecoming Football Game
Saturday, September 24
PTHS Homecoming Dance

Early Dismissal Schedule

High School   12:25 pm
Middle School     1:00 pm
Elementary     1:35 pm


Penn-Trafford Community Education Foundation

PTCEF Website (click here)