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Claim Personal Items

You may pick up your child's belongings on Monday, June 1 from 8am to 6pm and Wednesday, June 3 from 8am to 6pm. This will be a drive thru pick up at the Cafeteria doors.
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Title I Elementary Family Engagement Survey

Your input is valued at W.A McCreery Elementary School. Please take a few minutes to let us know your opinion. This information will be used to help us plan Family Engagement Activities and communication strategies with families within our Title 1 school-wide planning process. Please click on "Read full story" to complete the survey.
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Federal Families First Coronavirus Response Act of 2020

A letter for families of school-aged children certified as free or reduced eligible and families who could now qualify based on current economic hardship caused by the COVID-19 quarantine with information about the federal Families First Coronavirus Response Act of 2020.
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PDE REQUIRES ALL SCHOOLS TO MOVE TO PLANNED INSTRUCTION

Late last week, Pedro Rivera, Secretary of Education announced that ALL schools at ALL grade levels were expected to provide Planned Instruction for the remainder of the school year. As this is a change for our students over the next several weeks, we will continue to provide the current options (packets or online learning) for students with the added requirements of attendance and accountability for completing work. New requirements will take effect on Monday, April 27th. Please click "Read full story" to access a parent letter dated April 21 detailing our plan moving forward.
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School Closed for the 19-20 School Year/Packet Pick Up Monday, April 13th

Due to the announcement that PA schools will be closed for the remainder of the school year, the district will be issuing the second round of Academic Packets on Monday, April 13th. Pick up at Rayne will be in the front circle. Pick up at the High School will be in front of the Gymnasium Entrance. McCreery pick up will be moved down near the playground circle due to the predicted rain and wind that is in the forecast. If you indicated that you need packets, rather than online instruction, please pick them up between 8AM - 11AM. If you cannot make it at that time, extra packets for all buildings will be placed in the HS Auditorium entrance for pick up at your convenience.
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Kindergarten and Pre-K Registration

If you have not enrolled your child for the 2020-2021 Kindergarten and Pre K classes, registration packets will be available for pick up at the Rayne Elementary School on Monday, May 18, 2020 from 12-1PM. Please complete the packets and return on or before Friday, June 5, 2020. If you have any questions please contact Vicki Milner 724-397-5551 ext. 4000 for Kindergarten and Gina Brandon 724-397-5551 ext. 1010 for Pre K.
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Marion Center's Plan for Continuity of Education

Please click on READ FULL STORY to access an update from the Marion Center Administration on how the district will be proceeding to provide continuity of education for our PreK - 11th grade students and our planned instruction for seniors.
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School Board Meetings for April

Marion Center Area Board of Directors will hold the April School Board Meetings on Monday, April 20, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. and April 27, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. as Zoom meetings. Please click on "Read full story" for more information on how to access the meeting.
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Governor Wolf/PDE Extends School Closure through April 6th.

Update March 23, 2020: The Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) announced today that "all schools in the commonwealth will remain closed through at least April 6 as a result of the COVID-19 response efforts. The closure order could be extended beyond April 6 if necessary to save lives and stop the spread of COVID-19. When it’s determined that students can return to school, administrators, teachers and other staff will be given two days to prepare classrooms, set up cafeterias, schedule transportation and arrange other business operations. Students would return on the third day." Click READ FULL STORY for more information.
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PDE Cancels ALL State Assessments

The Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) announced today the cancellation of all PSSA testing and Keystone exams for the 2019-20 school year as a result of COVID-19. This includes the Pennsylvania Alternate System of Assessment (PASA).

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