Mount Carmel Area School District
Tornado Alley

Attention Parents and Guardians

If your child has any of the following symptoms, that indicates a possible illness that may decrease the student’s ability to learn and also put them at risk for spreading illness to others.  Please check your child daily for these symptoms.  Click to enlarge.

MCASD COVID-19 TRACKER

Mount Carmel Area School District will continue to communicate with our learning community using real time updated information concerning COVID 19 positive cases both within our school district buildings and in our local community.  Real time information can be found in the attached Google Doc moving forward. MCASD COVID TRACKER (Please access both tabs of the document)

Local Zip Code data can be found on the Pennsylvania Department of Health website: COVID-19 Early Warning Monitoring System Dashboard. (Mount Carmel zip code data found on the 2nd tab of Google Doc listed above.)

The Mount Carmel Area School District will immediately communicate with families, students, teachers, and staff members if they could be possibly considered a close contact related to any COVID-19 positive incident.  As always, our school district will continue to work with our nursing department and the Pennsylvania Department of Health to provide the most up-to-date information as possible.

12-02-20 – Health Update
11-20-20 – Health Update
11-11-20Health Update
11-10-20 Health Update
11-05-20 – Health Update
11-04-20Health Update
11-02-20 Health Update
10-23-20 – Health Update
10-21-20 – Health Update
November 14th Weekend Update

Daily Attendance

Proceed to the form to record your daily attendance.

Form must be completed by all MCA (synchronous, or asynchronous) Virtual Learners in 7th to 12th grade daily between 12:01am and 11:59pm.

Reminder for in person students: You still must contact the attendance office at 570 339-1500 (ext 3134) if you will not be present on a particular school day. This call should be completed by 9am.

Student Achievement

Students manage assignments and grades
by logging in to the CSIU Student Information System.  Parents are required to do a one-time registration to gain access to all student assignments and grades on the CSIU Parent Portal.

Virtual Lunch Pick-up

Students who are virtual may pick up breakfast and lunch for two days on  Monday November 23rd, Tuesday December 1st, and Thursday December 3rd.  Meals may be picked up at the following times and locations:

Location #1: Mt. Carmel Elementary Cafeteria Lobby 10:30-12:30

Location #2 Van:

Locust Gap Playground 10:30 – 10:45

Holy Angels Church 10:55-11:10

Strong Playground 11:20-11:35

Entrance of Brushwood Garden Apartments, Denmar Gardens 11:45-12:00

Location #3 Van

Marion Heights Fire Company 10:30 – 10:45

Natalie Fire Co. 10:55-11:10

Atlas Playground 11:20-11:35

Mt. Carmel Town Park 11:45-12:00

Location #4: 

Mount Carmel Jr./Sr. High School Main Office Entrance 

Monday, November 23rd 12:30-1:00

Tuesday, December 1st and Thursday, December 3rd 10:30-12:30

Meals are available to all children 18 and under.

Charter Cyber Costs - MCASD

In 2019-2020 our district paid $833,243.42 towards cyber education… read more

Safe2Say Something

Safe2Say Something is a youth violence prevention program run by the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General. The program teaches youth and adults how to recognize warning signs and signals, especially within social media, from individuals who may be a threat to themselves or others and to “say something” BEFORE it is too late. For more information about the program: https://www.safe2saypa.org/

How to Log-in to Teacher Websites

Log in to your school email account.  Your default password is your student ID number.  You are required to change it the first time you log in.  You can find the links and codes to your classes on the School Closure Resource Site  or you can contact your teacher to add/invite you directly.

MCA JRSR High School: Tips for Students to Navigate Google Classroom

MCA Elementary: http://www.mca.k12.pa.us/wp/mcaes/wp-conten

Voluntary Student Accident Insurance

Accidents aren’t supposed to happen, but they do

December 2020

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1
  • School back in session - virtual
  • Family Forum - Open to all
2
  • School Board Reorganization Meeting
3
  • JHGB-Central Columbia
  • MCA Symphonic Band Rehearsal
4
5
  • VBB - Scrimmage vs Shikellemy HS
  • JHGB-Shikellamy
  • VGB@Nativity(Scrimmage)
6
  • VC- Reindeer Games. Mainheim Township, Spooky Nook Sports Complex
7
  • First Day Practice JHBB
  • JHGB@Hughesville
8
  • Band Parent Meeting
  • Band Parent Meeting
9
  • JHGB-Loyalsock
10
11
  • JHW@Bloomsburg(Quad Meet)
  • VGB-Northwest(Varsity Only)
12
  • VC - Jingle Bell Battle. York PA
  • VW@Bloomsburg(Tri Meet)
13
14
  • VGB-Southern Columbia
15
  • VS-Milton
  • JHW@Montgomery
  • VW@Montgomery
16
  • VBB@Hughesville
  • VW-Southern Columbia
17
  • VGB-Hazleton
18
  • VBB-Central Columbia
19
20
21
  • VBB@Milton
22
  • Act 80 -Students early dismissal
  • School Safety Meeting
  • VS-Jersey Shore
  • VGB-Warrior Run
  • PTA Meeting
23
  • Christmas Break
  • JHW-Shikellamy
  • VBB@Midd West
  • VW-Shikellamy
24
25
26
27
28
  • JHBB@Shikellamy(9th grade)
  • VGB-Norry Christian
29
  • VW@Selinsgrove COVID DUALS
  • VS-North Schuylkill
  • VGB@Montoursville
30
  • VBB-Minersville
  • VBB@Warrior Run
31
Support the Mount Carmel Area School District through your tax deductible contribution to the Mount Carmel Area Education Foundation.  Donations can be in honor or in memory of someone and designated to any worthy cause to help bridge the gap between available funding and needs of the MCA students and staff.  Thank you for your support.
picture of a lunch plate

Tornado Buddy Bag Program

The Mount Carmel Area School District continues to spearhead a fundraising campaign in an attempt to help fund the “Tornado Buddy Bag” program for the 2020-2021 school year. Find out more information and how you can help MCA students succeed.

Donations to help support the program can made made to the Mount Carmel Area Education Foundation.

Proposed center display of bricks at Silver Bowl South End Zone
Purchase your brick or sign today!

The Mount Carmel Area School District has begun a Red Tornado Legacy Brick Project at the MCA Silver Bowl. All proceeds will go to the general upkeep of the stadium. The next order due date is May 1, 2020.
Contact the Jr./Sr. High Principal office for more information. Go Big Red!

Revitalize the Planetarium

The foundation has set a goal to raise the necessary funds to repair or replace the planetarium in the Mount Carmel Area High School.   If you would like to donate to the cause or any other of our current initiatives, you can do so on our donate page.  Please indicate for what project you would like your donation to be used.

Silver Bowl Turf Project

In the spring of 2019, Mount Carmel Area School District launched an unprecedented three-year fundraising initiative — to raise $ 1 million to restore and update Mount Carmel Area’s famed Silver Bowl Stadium. The main fundraising effort will go towards the installation of a new all-weather field.