Middle School Student News

Middle School Report Card Conferences

Middle school families are invited to meet with teachers as follows. Please call Theresa Knight, the school counselor, if you are not able to make these times.

Grades 6 and 8: Wednesday, Feb. 15, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. and 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Grades 7 and 8: Thursday, Feb. 16, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. and 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Give Change for Change

The Middle School Student Council will collect "change for change" from December 5 - 16. Send in loose change to help support families in need in our community during this holiday season. The homeroom that collects the most change will win a pizza party.

Middle School Report Card Conferences

This week's report card conference schedule for middle school:

Monday, Nov. 21, 1 - 5 pm - 6th grade

Tuesday, Nov. 22, 1 - 3 pm - 7th grade

Wednesday, Nov. 23, 1 - 3 pm - 8th grade

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.

PAS Receives Recycling Grant

PAS Green Team Accepts SCA CheckPAS Green Team Accepts SCA Check

Le gustaría la cartilla escolar de sus niños en espanol?

Por favor notifiquen Ms. Johnson en la oficina de la escuela antes del 10 de abril, si le gustaria el reporte en espanol. If you would like to have your child's report card printed in Spanish, please notify Ms. Johnson in the office by Friday, April 10. Stop by or call (215) 823-5465 x0.

New Web Site for PAS Middle School Families

Middle School Parents are invited to check out the new middle school web site. This site contains homework calendars for middle school subjects, and should work with any computer or web browser.  It is set up to work on mobile devices as well, but the calendar will display in 640 x 480 size on all devices.  Click on the drop-down menu items or direct links from subject pages to find each teacher's calendar.

Helpful Links for High School Admissions

Here are some helpful links for parents and students to explore as they undertake the high school admissions process:

The School District of Philadelphia High School Directory - The new version has yet to be released. This is 2015.

Choosing a High School - The Philadelphia Public School Notebook's Guide - Look for this in local libraries and businesses.