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

Norwin Chamber of Commerce

Norwin Chamber of Commerce  

Warrior Outlet

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


District Announcements

Congratulations PMEA Participants
Congratulations to Jonathan Burkhart and Katelynn Powell of Penn Trafford High School. Both tenth grade students, Jonathan and Katelynn have successfully auditioned, and been selected to participate the PMEA District 1 Regional Choral Festival which will be held at Trinity High School on February 25, 26 and 27, 2015.

Congratulations Trafford Middle School!!
Trafford Middle School has been recognized as a Distinguished Title I School.  Schools with this honor are the highest 5 percent of Title I Schools based on aggregate math and reading Pennsylvania System of School Assessment (PSSA) or Keystone Exam scores and meet all Annual Measurable Objectives.

Roger Sullivan, Susan McCrone and Somer Daniels

PTHS Preschool Center Signups
The preschool is a two semester program. Each semester cost is $50.00 and must be paid in full before the start of each semester. Please return the application and a $50.00 non-refundable registration fee. Payment needs to be made to the Penn-Trafford School District. Children are accepted on a “first-come” basis according to the postmark date on the return envelope. Enrollment will be open until the required number of children has been registered, and then a waiting list will be maintained.  
Registration Form

This year the Penn-Trafford High School Drama Guild will be performing The Music Man the last two weekends in March. We cannot put on a musical of great magnitude without the support of our schools and community. Below is the Form listing the  supporting cast levels for the musical. If you are able to contribute it is greatly appreciated! You can send your form and money to: Karrie Gutwald at Sunrise Elementary School.     (FORM)

Kindergarten Registration for the 2015-2016
January 26-30, 2015
February 23-27, 2015

Parents are asked to call their home elementary school to register their child. Please call between 8am and 4pm during the weeks of registration.  

Harrison Park Elementary–Jeff Swartz swartzj@penntrafford.org
Level Green Elementary–Dan DiNapoli dinapolid@penntrafford.org
McCullough Elementary–Joe Marasti marastij@penntrafford.org
Sunrise Elementary–Karin Coiner coinerk@penntrafford.org 
Trafford Elementary–Dan DiNapoli dinapolid@penntrafford.org

Trafford Middle School Chorus Concert – Decades!  
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 – 7 p.m. - T.M.S. Auditorium  
This concert will feature music through the 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s, and today!  This concert will feature piano solos, the eighth grade chorus, vocal solos, and instrumental solos.

Penn Middle School 3D Printer
In an effort to keep my middle school classes at the forefront of technology, I am constantly looking for ways to add relevance, engagement, and excitement. It can be very difficult for students to visualize an item they have drawn, on the computer, as 3 dimensional.

Penn-Trafford High School PT Academy
PT Academy

Operation Warrior Watch
Penn Township Police Department is suppling general information regarding School Bus Laws in Pennsylvania.
(Click here for more information)

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.  Read more...

Westmoreland Community Federal Credit Union is now open at Penn-Trafford High School for students. To read more about the Student Credit Union Branch, click on the following link:   (Click here for more information)

PTCEF Website (click here)


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.  Pending on the specific camp, out of district students are permitted to enroll. 

CLASS TIMES 8:30 - 12:00

 Fall 2015)
Lego Robotics
K'Nex Academy

June 1-4
It's Only Rocket Science!

June 1-4
Girls About STEAM

June 8-11  
Computer Science Camp

June 15-18 
My Mad Scientist Lab K-2

June 15-18
My Mad Scientist Lab

June 15-18
Vex Robot Programing & Games      

June 22-25 
Track It Math

June 22-25 
Fashion Design

July 13-16 
Rube Goldberg

July 13-16
Fairy Tales

July 20-23
Storm The Castle
July 27-30

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

Middle School camps are available to PT and Non-PT Students. Elementary camps are exclusively reserved for PT Students only. There is limited seating availability. 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, February 2
School Board Meeting
7:00 pm
High School Cafeteria
Tuesday, February 3
Elementary President's Council Meeting
All meetings will be at the administration building at 9:30 am. The group includes PTO presidents, the superintendent and the administrative staff.
Monday, February 9
School Board Meeting
Regular Board Meeting
7:00 pm
High School Cafeteria
Monday, February 16
No School Today
Wednesday, March 4
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.
Wednesday, April 1
Elementary President's Council Meeting
All meetings will be at the administration building at 9:30 am. The group includes PTO presidents, the superintendent and the administrative staff.
Thursday, April 2
No School Today
Spring Recess
Friday, April 3
No School Today


Today, 1/31/2015
High: 26 Low: 20
Mostly cloudy
11% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 2/1/2015
High: 32 Low: 15
Snow likely
68% chance of precipitation.