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631 East McMurray Road
McMurray, PA 15317
Phone: 724-941-6251
Fax: 724-941-6565
Students on stage at the competition Natalie Mihalek talks with the students at the middle school. First grader writes winter words in shaving cream on her desk. Kindergarten students get ready for a ride on the Polar Express! Wes Lyons speaks to the students at PTHS. A student stand in the "wings" at McMurray Elementary. view from the new construction of the high school. Students who signed national letters of intent. Character Counts Award Winners Beth Vrabel meets with students in the library. A student is the "I" in the word KIND.
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Welcome to Peters Township School District! Every day we welcome more than 4,300 students into our classrooms to challenge and support their efforts in academics, activities and athletics. While we are widely known for our academic achievements across the state, the success of our students goes well beyond those statistics. Our dedicated and experienced staff seeks to have a positive impact on the lives of each student during their time in Peters Township – with each student we reach, we are making our mark.
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PT Year of Kindness Peters Township Year of Kindness
Our goal is to promote and spread kindness in our community, building upon the solid foundation of Peters Township Character Counts and Rachel’s Challenge. PTYOK is designed to promote kindness events and help connect people who want to help with activities in our area. Visit https://ptyok.org/ to get started!
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PT #1 in State Peters Township Ranks #1 in the State
For  2019, the Peters Township School District ranked #1 in the State in Keystone Exams, combined all grades/all subjects. The District also ranked #4 in the State for PSSA Exams, all subjects combined. The rankings include the 781 districts and charter schools in the Commonwealth. CLICK HERE for all the details!
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School Closings and Delays: Communication Information - photo of school buss with snow flakes in the background School Closing and Delay Communications
As a reminder for parents, school closings and delays will be communicated in a variety of ways. The District utilizes the School Messenger parent notification system to alert families to changes in our schedule via phone and email. The alerts are also posted on local television news stations, the District website and facebook page. 
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Are you ready for Rachel's Challenge? Rachel's Challenge
Peters Township School District is proud to continue our Rachel’s Challenge Program for the 2019-2020 school year. As many of you know, last year we introduced this important initiative to our students and community and Peters Township eagerly embraced this effort at all grade levels. As we begin a new school year, we invite our entire community to a Rachel’s Challenge Community Event on Tuesday, September 10th at 6:30 p.m. in the Peters Township High School Auditorium.
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Planning for the Future: New PTHS Planning for the Future: New PTHS
Learn more about the plan for the future for the new Peters Township High School - the history of the project, current updates and ways you can stay connected. Visit our New PTHS Project page.
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AP Scholars 2019 AP Scholar Awards
Peters Township High School students continue to receive national recognition for their outstanding performance on the Advanced Placement exams. Not only do these students challenge themselves in taking the exams, but 205 students have earned AP Scholar Awards for their performance in 2019.
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District Highlights from School Board Meetings Monthly Highlights
At each month's Board Meeting we celebrate accomplishments throughout the District in the areas of academics, the arts, athletics, character education and leadership. This slide show begins each meeting - take a look!
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Safe2Say Something in Peters Twp. Safe2Say Something in PT
This week, Peters Township joins with the 778 school districts and charter schools across the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to launch Safe2Say Something (S2SS). This anonymous reporting system teaches students in grades 7-12, teachers and administrators how to recognize warning signs and signals, especially within social media, of individuals who may be a threat to themselves or others and Say Something to a trusted adult OR use the S2SS anonymous reporting system.
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Upcoming Events
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Buildings and Grounds Committee Meeting
Monday, February 3, 2020
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Finance Committee Meeting
Monday, February 3, 2020
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Peters Township Character Counts Meeting
Tuesday, February 4, 2020
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Inservice, No School for Students
Friday, February 14, 2020
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Presidents' Day, No School
Monday, February 17, 2020
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Regular School Board Meeting
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
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PTA Area Council Meeting
Thursday, February 20, 2020
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Peters Township School District will promote academic excellence, build leadership, and inspire character as a prominent Pennsylvania School District measured by state and national standards.
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Peters
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Peters Township School District
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631 East McMurray Road
McMurray, PA 15317
Phone: 724-941-6251
Fax: 724-941-6565
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