August 26, 2019

How to reach us over the Summer:

Call the office at 814.237.5301 (7:30am-3:30pm)

Email Mrs. Bates, Mr. Walker’s Secretary at

Email Ms. Yarnell, Dr. Wiser’s Secretary at

Fax 814.272.8557

Nurse Fax 814.272.7807

All-Sixth Grade Supply List for Fall 2019


New Student Summer Testing

For students new to the State College Area School District

Monday, August 19, 2019

9:00am - 12:00pm

6th, 7th, & 8th Grade Students

Parents and students can stop in anytime between the hours of 9 AM and 12 PM to take a Math Placement test.  Placement tests take approximately one hour to complete.  Parents are welcome to leave while tests are being administered and can return when when testing concludes.  Counselors will be available to answer all questions regarding scheduling for the upcoming school year.


Please contact Elizabeth Richards, to confirm ESL testing time.

If you have taken a World Language at your previous school and would like a placement test, please contact Amanda Showers at  Otherwise, you will be placed in the appropriate grade level for your World Language.  World language placement testing will be scheduled during the first week of August.

Please call the Park Forest Middle School Front Office at 814-237-5301 to let us know you will be attending.

IMPORTANT: If you have copies of recent report cards or other testing records for your child, please bring them with you as this will help us achieve the most accurate placement for your child.



Camp Cadet provides a week long experience for boys and girls ages 12 through 15.  They are exposed to law enforcement activities and are given the opportunity to know police officers on a personal basis.  All cadets will develop new friendships and share experiences that will last a lifetime.  With archery, ziplines, fishing, mountain biking, softball, CSI, canoeing, and more, there is something for everyone.

Learn more and apply at

Girls’ week this year is July 28 through August 3rd. Boys week is August 4th through 10th.

Centre Girls Coding Information

Announcing a great new opportunity: Centre Girls Coding. The club is exclusively for middle school girls and is oriented for beginners, so girls who have no prior coding experience are absolutely encouraged to come. The only thing you need to bring is a computer. The first meeting will be on May 29th at the Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology from 5:30pm-7:00pm. The club will run until June 12th this year and continue next school year. There will be creative games, fun activities, and a responsible adult chaperone.  For more information, email Joy Liu at or talk to a tech. ed. Teacher.

Lego Mindstorms Robotics Summer Camp- Click for More Info

Students are introduced to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) through LEGO®

robotics. They learn creative problem solving and teamwork as well as drag-and-drop software programming.

Monday June 24 to Friday June 28, 2019, TIME: 10:30 AM to 12 noon @ OLV Activities Center


Girls Volleyball Summer Camp

July 8-11 at MNMS

Registration form can be found on Girls' Volleyball website:


Link to PFM-TV Daily Script


Lion’s Lunch Box Menu




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