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Electronic Benefit Transfer Program for the National School Lunch Program
      The federal Families First Coronavirus Response Act of 2020 provides temporary benefits, referred to as Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT), to families of school-aged children who would receive free or reduced-priced meals if school was in session. For each day school is closed, families of school-aged children certified as free or reduced eligible will receive the equivalent of the free high rate for lunch and the severe need rate for breakfast. Specifically, a family will receive $5.70 for each eligible school-aged child in their family for each day school has been closed since March 16, 2020. Click here to learn more about the program. 

School Phone Number:  814-736-9636
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Portage Area Jr./Sr. High School

Locker Clean-out & Item Return
Senior Scholarships

JR/SR HS Q&A as of 4/7/20

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2nd Grade Time Capsule 
      Students in Mrs. Single’s class were busy creating a 2020 time capsule that will be opened in the year 2030 when they graduate from high school. The students were to include items relating to the present time and their experiences outside of the classroom. They included two current news articles, the name of a popular song from the radio, a small toy, and a 2020 penny. Students also added their names written in cursive, which is a skill they learned in 2nd grade, and paper cut-outs of their hand and foot to see how much they grew in 10 years. Mrs. Single also had the students create a Coronavirus journal to document what the students have been doing during this time to be included in the capsule. Mrs. Single told her class, “I will collect these and when you graduate in 2030 we will remember our time together in 2nd grade.” (More)

6th Grade Video

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PAES Memories Video

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Assitance Resources

      If you are a Pennsylvanian who needs help accessing food, there are many resources available:

* Local food pantries:
* Meals for students:
* Groceries for low-income households:
*Food for women, infants, and children (WIC):
Call 800-WIC-WINS or apply online
*Meals for older adults:
Find your local aging agency and request meals

More information on COVID-19 resources for Pennsylvanians:



PAHS Seniors Herman and Miko Interview Joe Murgo
      Mitchell Miko and Max Herman are taking an online meteorology class. One of their assignments was to interview a meteorologist. They chose to interview WTAJ meteorologist, Joe Murgo. Click here to view the interview.

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