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631 East McMurray Road
McMurray, PA 15317
Phone: 724-941-6251
Fax: 724-941-6565
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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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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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Kindergarten Registration Kindergarten Registration for 2019-2020
Each spring we are excited to see our newest group of students getting ready to start their education in the Peters Township School District. Children must be five years old on or before September 1 to enter kindergarten in our schools. The District has created a step by step guide for registering your child. Please note that Kindergarten Registration will open the FIRST WEEK OF MARCH all registration is done online and should be done prior to attending the Registration session at the school.
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PT Ranks #1 in the State on PSSAs Peters Township Ranks #1 in the State
For 2018, the District ranked #1 in the State in PSSA scores, combined all grades/all subjects. The High School ranked second in the State for Keystone exams, all subjects combined. The rankings include the 778 districts and charter schools in 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
This fall, PTSD will introduce Rachel’s Challenge to our community. Rachel’s Challenge exists to equip and inspire individuals to replace acts of violence, bullying, and negativity with acts of respect, kindness, and compassion. Are you ready for the challenge?
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Email envelope with red x Not getting District emails?
The District has become aware of a number of parents with Verizon email accounts who are not receiving District emails despite having an accurate address in the student database. The Verizon servers are blocking the emails once they leave our system. If you have a Verizon account and have not been receiving messages from the District, please click Read More for a link to a survey to complete.
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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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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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Upcoming Events
Feb
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Education Committee Meeting
Monday, February 25, 2019
Feb
25
Policy Committee Meeting
Monday, February 25, 2019
Mar
5
Character Counts Meeting
Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Mar
18
Regular School Board Meeting
Monday, March 18, 2019
Mar
22
End of Third Grade Period
Friday, March 22, 2019
Mar
25
Fundraising Committee Meeting
Monday, March 25, 2019
Mar
25
Inservice/Clerical Day, No School
Monday, March 25, 2019
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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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