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Our administration, faculty, and staff have been meeting virtually over the course of the last few weeks, and we are continuing with plans to provide continuity of education for all of our students. Mount Carmel Area faculty, aides, and support staff will continue to provide Review and Enrichment activities during the closure, and teachers and aides will be available to work with students and answer questions online, via email, and on the phone whenever possible. Please check the District’s website and individual teachers’ sites for updated information. If anyone does not have access to online resources, paper copies can be made available for you – just contact your Principal, the Special Education Department, or call the school at 570-339-1500 and follow the prompts.
Free school lunch & next-day breakfasts will continue M-F, and we are expanding our delivery to surrounding communities at the following locations:
Marion Heights Fire Co: 10:30-10:45 am
Natalie Fire Co: 10:55-11:10 am
Atlas Gazebo: 11:20-11:35 am
Locust Gap Playground: 10:30-10:45 am
Kulpmont Holy Angels Church rear parking lot: 10:55-11:10 am
Strong Fire Co: 11:20-11:35 am
Mount Carmel Area Administrators will deliver the lunches to the surrounding communities.
The Kulpmont Sportsmen Association, in conjunction with the West End Fire Co., will continue to provide lunch to all students M-F at the West End Fire Co., 12:00 noon-1:00 pm. Buddy Bag distribution will continue every Friday. The bags will be distributed at the main entrance of the JSHS and at the West End Fire Co. in Kulpmont from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm.
Academic resources are available on the District’s website and Facebook page:
*Secretary of Education Pedro Rivera has announced that the PSSA & Keystone exams have been cancelled for the 2019-2020 school year.
*The R&K Sandwich Fundraiser for the Class of 2020 & the MCA Big Red Band has been suspended until it is determined when school will officially reopen. Any students with orders should hold on to their orders and money for the time being.
*MCA Tornado eLearning Academy (TELA) students should look for an important message in their email.
A few notes to think about while you are at home. Your teachers have been very busy creating Google Classrooms, and gathering materials to keep you busy. Check out our new webpage for tons of activities to keep you from being bored. All of these resources are completely optional. We hope that you will find them of value and keep your mind active. We miss all of you and hope to see you very soon. If you have any questions please email us.
Mrs. Varano – firstname.lastname@example.org Mr. Cheddar – email@example.com
Be the best you can be. MCA PROUD GO BIG RED
Mrs. Varano & Mr. Cheddar
Lunch and Breakfast Information
MCASD began providing student lunches and breakfasts (breakfast for the following day), March 17. The meals can be picked up at the cafeteria lobby of Mount Carmel Area Elementary between the hours of 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM. This will continue daily, M-F, during the closure. Students must be present to get a meal, and all children that reside in the District qualify up to age 18. If the students are 18 years old, but they are an MCA student, they qualify, as well. Again, students must be present to get a meal.
Also, Buddy Bags will continue to be distributed every Friday between the hours of 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM. The pick up location for all Buddy Bags will be the main entrance of our Jr.-Sr. High School.
Students are not permitted in the buildings to pick up items – if there is an emergency situation, please call the school.
Obviously, this is a critical situation that we are all experiencing, and your cooperation is appreciated during this difficult time.
The Mount Carmel Area Board of Education and Administration policy regarding bullying and the bullying incident reporting form can be found here.
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.
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.
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 isMay 1, 2020. Contact the Jr./Sr. High Principal office for more information. Go Big Red!
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.
April 6, 2020 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm Shamokin Area High School, 2000 W State St, Coal Township, PA 17866, USA