Spaghetti Dinner to Feature Guest Chef

PAS is proud to feature guest chef 7th grader Henry McDaniel, national winner of Chopped, Jr., at family spaghetti night. Buy tickets here.

Shop the Store!

Shop the PAS HSA online store to:

  • Make a donation for Staff Appreciation Day by May 6.
  • Buy tickets for the spaghetti dinner and bingo night on May 6.
  • Buy a first grade cookbook.
  • Reserve a 2016 PAS yearbook.
  • Pay for the 4th grade trip.
  • Buy tickets to The Lion King, Jr. on May 24, May 25 or May 26.
  • Make a donation to the HSA.

School Closed for Students

This is a professional development day for staff.

April 26, 2016

Chaperones Needed for Penn Relay Trip

Middle schoolers are going to watch the Penn Relays on the morning of Friday, April 29. Fifteen chaperones are needed. Please talk to the office or your child's homeroom teacher if you are able to help.

Celebrate Ms. Sydnor!

Ms. Sheila Sydnor, PAS's one and only principal is retiring. Help us celebrate and honor her legacy by contributing to a scrapbook of fond memories, well wishes and tributes. Please submit notes, letters, pictures, memorabilia etc. to Ms. Janet Bebian, teacher, Penn Alexander, 4209 Spruce St., Philadelphia, PA  19104 or Be sure to include "Sydnor Tribute" in the subject field of the email. Contributions should be no larger than an 8.5 x 11 sheet of paper. The deadline is May 2.

Help Our Orchard Thrive

In April, members of the PAS planted an orchard and installed an outdoor classroom. Thanks to the parents, students, staff and teachers who made this happen, and special thanks to middle school science teacher Stephanie Kearney for her leadership and vision. Check out the attached for more information on the orchard and some tips to help it thrive.

Shout Out to Our Students

PAS student accomplishments span science, spelling, geography and more. See attached for updates on some of this year's honors.

2nd Annual Bingo Event and Spaghetti Dinner

Buy tickets to attend the 2nd Spaghetti Dinner and Family Bingo Night. More information is available here.

May 6, 2016

Thanks Pancake Breakfast Sponsors!

Thanks to everyone who attended, volunteered or donated to help make this year's pancake breakfast a success! Special thanks to these sponsors:


The Kreidle-O'Neill Family

Local 44


Fair Food Philly

Four Worlds Bakery

Green Line Cafe

Jon and Jessica Moore for Kitchen Table Consultants

PAS Robotics Team Going to World Championships

The PAS FIRST Lego League Robotics team under the direction of middle school science teacher Stephanie Kearney won 1st place for their presentation in the state championship held on February 6 at the University of Pennsylvania.  They scored the highest average in project, robot design and core values. As a result they have been invited to the FIRST Lego League World Championship in St. Louis at the end of April. They need our help to get there.

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