School Supply Program Returns

The School Supply Program is back! Avoid shopping and contribute to this collective purchasing effort. A letter describing the program, including special instructions for parents of Kindergarten and 1st Grade families, is attached. The deadline has been EXTENDED. Donate online until July 24, 2015. This is a final deadline.

Summer Gardeners Needed

The PAS garden needs your help! Sign up to care for the garden for a week or more this summer. Interested parents are invited to attend a training with Mrs. Kearney, the middle school science teacher, after school on Tuesday, June 9 or Thursday, June 11 at 3:20 p.m. in the garden. Sign up here.  If you're unable to attend either session, please email Mrs. Kearney  to arrange a session around your schedule.

Congratulations Graduates!

Congratulations and best wishes to the PAS Class of 2015! 

PAS Receives Recycling Grant

Two-Hour Delay Clarification

When the School District announces a two-hour delayed opening, school will start at 10:30 a.m., two hours from the regular start time of 8:30 a.m.

Thanks for a Successful 2014 Holiday Raffle!

Thanks to everyone who made this year's raffle a success, especially our hard-working volunteer co-chairs Ivry Bland and Shawn Markovich.  We are pleased to report that nearly $9,000 was raised, and our commitee of parent volunteers secured more than $7,200 worth of donated prizes.  We encourage you to show your appreciation to the following businesses that support our school. 

Thanks for a Wonderful Show!

Thanks to the actors, singers, musicians, stage hands and designers, audiovisual team, acting coaches, musical leaders and conductor, choreographers and dance leaders, singing coaches and choir leader, director, producer who contributed to a fabulous theatrical experience!  Thanks especially to Ms. Tia Larese for taking this on in her first year at PAS, and Ms. Sheila Sydnor for supporting this favorite extracurricular activity!

May 19, 2015 - May 21, 2015

Thanks Pancake Breakfast Sponsors!



For the first time, sponsorship opportunities were available for the pancake breakfast. Thanks to the following businesses and individuals who took us up on it!

Plate Sponsor: Green Line Cafe

Spatula Sponsor: Philly Cow Share

Do You Shop at Amazon?

Amazon shoppers can support PAS through AmazonSmile. Visit the Amazon Smile page and select "Home and School Association of Penn Alexander School" as your charity of choice. A percentage of your purchases will benefit PAS.


Support the PAS Playground Initiative

The PAS HSA has teamed with Spruce Hill Community Association, Parent-Infant Center, the University City Arts League and St. Mary's Nursery School to raise money to repair and maintain the PAS playground. More information on this initiative and how you can get involved can be found in the letter below.

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