HSA Meeting

6/3/2024 5:30 pm

HSA Parent Meeting

Thursday, May 2, 5:30-7:30 P.M.

Location: Lunchroom, enter from the Blacktop


Attend a parent meeting and viewing of SCREENAGERS, an award-winning film that probes into the vulnerable corners of family life and depicts messy struggles over social media, video games, and academics. The film offers solutions on how we can help our kids navigate the digital world. The film viewing will be preceded by a short HSA meeting.



5:30 P.M.: Arrival and dinner for all in the lunchroom

5:45 P.M.: HSA meeting

6:00 P.M.: Parent viewing of Screenagers (approx. 67 minutes)

7:10-7:30 P.M.: Wrap-up and screen survey


Dinner and childcare provided. Childcare options will include watching the classroom version of Screenagers in the library with Ms. Barnes (best suited for middle school students) or playing outside with Kat Bezhani of Kat Academy.


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PAS 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run

6/2/2024 8:30 am

12th Annual PAS 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run / Walk


Sunday, June 2

5K: 8:30 A.M.

1 Mile Fun Run: 9:30 A.M.

Early Bird Pricing Deadline: Saturday, April 13


Support STEAM education at Penn Alexander School by running, volunteering your time, or becoming a sponsor for the culminating event of the year.


  • If you are interested in helping to lead a running club in the spring, please contact Mr. Hunn or Ms. Schaffer.

  • Early bird pricing through April 13: Adults: $30; students: $20. All classes with at least 50% participation will receive a doughnut party! Run Signup HERE

  • All day-of race volunteers receive a FREE t-shirt (PAS uniform-compliant). NEW THIS YEAR: as an added incentive, 'on-course' 5K volunteers will receive a FREE snack bag when they check in to keep them nourished while cheering on runners! Volunteer Sign Up HERE

  • Sponsorships start at $250, and prizes are needed too. Sponsorship Details HERE


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Spring Musical

5/23/2024 7:00 pm

Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka JR.

Tuesday-Thursday, May 21-23, 7:00 P.M.

Location: PAS Gym (enter through Blacktop)


The delicious adventures of Willy Wonka's chocolate factory will light up the Penn Alexander School stage in this captivating adaptation of Roald Dahl's fantastical tale.


Volunteer: Sign up HERE

  • Purchase a costume or prop on our Amazon Wishlist (props and choir costumes needed by Build Day!)
  • Build Day: Saturday, April 20, 8:30 AM - 1 PM
  • Clean Up: Friday, May 24, 8:30 AM - 12 PM
  • Ushers: Get a free ticket when you sign up!

Tickets: Purchase HERE

  • $10, early bird deadline is May 17
  • $15 at the door if space is available
  • Children 3 and under are free
  • Purchase a cast or crew program 'shout out' for $5 when you order your tickets; deadline Thursday, April 18
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School Advisory Council

5/13/2024 3:45 pm

School Advisory Council Meeting


Monday, May 13 at 3:45 P.M.

Location: PAS Library; use Locust St. entrance after 3:45 P.M.

School Advisory Council (SAC) meets once a month and is a forum for discussion and collaboration with the PAS administration on school-based decision making with a focus on student achievement, school improvement, effective teaching, and parent and community engagement, communication, and support. Meetings are open to everyone. To learn more about Penn Alexander’s SAC and review a list of SAC members, please visit our SAC website.


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Coffee with the Principal

4/26/2024 8:30 am

Coffee with the Principal

Friday, April 26 at 8:30 AM

In Person and Virtual


About once a month Principal Overton hosts a morning meeting in the cafeteria. In these sessions, Principal Overton shares valuable information and answers any questions parents may have.


Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 975 154 0779



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Teacher & Staff Appreciation Week

4/19/2024 9:15 am

Celebrate our Teachers and Staff!


May 6 - 10

School Principals' Day: May 1


Stay tuned for plans for Teacher & Staff Appreciation Week! In the meantime, ask your kids to start making cards for their favorite teachers, staff, and don't forget about Principal Overton!



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Reality Fair

2/4/2024 9:15 am

Middle Grades Financial Reality Fair


Tuesday, June 4 from 9:15 AM - 12:30 PM

Location: PAS Gym (use the main entrance and check in at the office)


This fair is a hands-on financial education event for middle school students to learn about careers, salaries, budgets, and savings for independent living. 


Many parent volunteers are needed to monitor a station for each component of the fair e.g. housing, transportation, insurance, food, clothing, entertainment, and utilities while students complete their budget worksheet. No experience necessary!


Click HERE for a video to learn more about volunteering at the fair. Breakfast and lunch will be provided.



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