PT STEAM ACADEMY

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.

CAMP DATES
GRADE
(entering
Fall 2016)
It's Only Rocket Science June 6-9 6-8
Fashion Design
June 6-9
 6-8
VEX Robot & Programming Games    
June 13-16
 6-8
Fairy Tales
June 13-16
 2-4
Track It Math
June 20-23
 3-6
Mad Scientist Lab 1-3
June 27-30
 1-3
Mad Scientist Lab
June 27-30
 4-6
Environmental Camp June 27-30
 5-8
Girls in Engineering
July 11-14
 6-9
Storm The Castle July 11-14
 4-7
Computer Gaming Camp
July 18-21
 6-8
Krazy Contraption
July 18-21
 5-8
LEGO Robots/K'NEX Academy
August 8-11
 3-6

Payment
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.    

Eligibility
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

REGISTRATION FORM

Any questions or concerns please contact Mr. Capoccioni at:
capoccionig@penntrafford.org

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

District Announcements

DEER VALLEY NEEDS OUR HELP !!!
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)

YEARBOOK INFORMATION

The deadline for ordering yearbooks as well as adding icons and names to the yearbook is 2/26/16. An order must be placed by this date to have the personalization done.    You can place your order on line at jostensyearbooks.com or with Mr. Bacco in room 216.  Please email Mr. Bacco at baccog@penntrafford.org with any questions or concerns.  All checks should be made out to TMS.

Thank you.



STUDENT OF THE MONTH




CONGRATULATIONS ANNA JOHNSTON!!!!



BATTLE OF THE BOOKS TEAM GUIDES NEEDED

Middle School Students are needed to be Team Guides for the Elementary Battle of the Books Teams.  Team Guides will lead their teams into the Battle of the Books on May 5th 2016.  Sign-up at the TMS Library. 

Each Team Guide will be assigned one Elementary Student group from any of the five Elementary Schools.  About once or twice a month, Team Guides will meet in the library during morning homeroom to write encouraging notes to send to their assigned group and will make signs to hold up during the Battle of the Books  Team Guides will also escort their assigned group into the Penn Trafford High School Gymnasium on the date of the Battle of the Books.

Battle of the Books is on May 5th at 7:00 pm.  This will be only time we will meet outside of school.  Team Guides will need to provide their own transportation to the High School.

Please contact Mrs. Johnston in the library or email johnstonj@penntrafford.org with any questions.


MIDDLE YEARS (FEBRUARY)

Please click on Middle School Years.
Middle Years (February).pdf

WARRIOR WEEKLY

CLICK AND CHECK OUT THE WARRIOR WEEKLY NEWSPAPER!!!
Warrior Weekly.pdf

TRAFFORD RECREATION BOARD'S ANNUAL AUCTION

Get a clean start for the New Year - donate your extras to The Trafford Recreation Board's Annual Auction.  We are collecting items for our 26th annual auction to be held on Saturday, February 27th at 9:00 am at Trafford Middle School.   Call Nick Petrucci at 412-372-1680. 

CHA CHING TEEN SAVERS CLUB SAVE DAYS


WESTMORELAND COMMUNITY
 FEDERAL CREDIT UNION
Tuesday, December 15th
Tuesday, January 19th
Tuesday, February 16th
Tuesday, March 15th
Tuesday, April 19th

HOMEWORK CLUB

Homework Club is available for all 6th, 7th and 8th grade students.  Monday through Thursday from 3:00 - 4:00 pm in the library.  Rides MUST be here by 4:00 pm to pick up students.

TMS SPORTING EVENT PERMISSION SLIP

Please use this permission slip form if your child is staying after school for a sporting event.   See attached form.
Home Sporting Event Permission Slip.pdf

Upcoming Events

Friday, February 12
PRESIDENT LINCOLN'S BIRTHDAY

Sunday, February 14
HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY

Monday, February 15
NO SCHOOL- SECOND MAKEUP DAY

PRESIDENTS' DAY

Tuesday, February 16
TEEN SAVERS CLUB SAVE DAY

Weather

Today, 2/6/2016
High: 41 Low: 27
Mostly cloudy
11% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 2/7/2016
High: 38 Low:
Mostly cloudy
17% chance of precipitation.