The PO Marching Band won Best Drum Major, Best Color Guard, Best Rifle Squad, and 1st Place Division A at the Curwensville Parade.
2021 Art Shows District Banner
Art shows are now available for viewing. Each art show is featured on its building webpage.
Mr. Wood’s Manufacturing-Engineering students built outdoor benches for the P-O Middle School.
Hannah Casto is a 1st grade enrichment student who submitted a fable, ‘The Lion and the Brown Bear’, in the Centre County Young Authors and Illustrators Contest. She received Honorable Mention!
Centre County Library's Young Author & Illustrator Contest
Centre County Library's Young Author & Illustrator Contest
A huge congratulations to Olivia Versaw, a 5th grader at OME, who won first place in the Centre County Library's Young Author & Illustrator Contest for her book "The Academy"🥇📖
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Acts of Kindness!
The OME Donation Foundation is collecting supplies for local SPCAs.
Teacher of the Year
Congratulations to Philipsburg Elementary's 3rd grade teacher Mrs. Tina Smay! Mrs. Smay has been selected as State College Magazine's Teacher of the Year. Mrs. Smay is one of only four teachers in Centre County who received this recognition. We are PO PROUD!
Supermarket Sweep Winners!!
Congratulations to the winners of the PBIS Supermarket Sweep! $2000 shopping spree winner- Joan Daily, $1000 shopping spree winner-Curt Finney, and $500 Shopping spree winner- Chera Mason.
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POHS Department Theme Day
Congratulations to the science department for being the winners of the department theme day!!! School spirit!!
Physics at Work!
Mrs. Ogden's Physics at Work students created hydraulic cranes. Students shown are Megan Ireland, Mark Carr, and Wyatt Finocchio.
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POHS Coin Wars!!
First period classes at POHS are having a coin war to raise funds for a fellow student. The class to raise the most money will be awarded a prize. Keep bringing in those coins!!!
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CCCTC students, Dakota Laskowsky and Jesse Baughman, put their autobody skills to work completing frame restoration and rust proofing on a 2002 Toyota 4Runner. Nice work!!
Choose Kind
Autism Awareness Month
Students and staff at POHS wore t-shirts that said, "Choose Kind" in honor of Autism Awareness month. Funds from t-shirt sales benefit the PO Cares Closet.
Congratulations, Reading Rhinos!!
The POMS Reading Rhinos took 2nd place in the 2021 Reading Competition.
One Dime at a Time
5th graders at Osceola Mills Elementary School started the OME Donation Foundation this year to help causes in need. The first fundraiser they created was for childhood cancer and was held in March. Students raised $3,000!!
One Dime at a Time!
Each year, student teams from the CIU 10 area are given the “STEM Design Challenge” to find a solution to an engineering problem. Students work in small teams to design and build their project out of a K’Nex Challenge set. Philipsburg and Osceola Elementary students participated on March 22, 2021. We are P-O proud!
Dinosaur Day
Students at Philipsburg Elementary School celebrated a dinosaur theme day.

District News and Updates

POASD Health And Safety Plan 21-22



Our school district has moved to a new emergency call notification system, School Messenger, for our school announcements, snow days, closures, attendance calls, etc. In order to receive our notifications via text, please follow the below directions to "Opt-In" to text messaging. 

School Notification Text Messaging Opt-In Directions

Anyone who has not opted in, per the instructions above, by August 3rd, will then receive the automatic message below from the number 67587, to allow you another chance to opt-in:

“Philipsburg-Osceola School District messages. Reply Y to confirm, HELP 4 info. Msg&data rates may apply.

Msg freq varies.”

If you receive this message, and would like to opt-in to receive text messages, simply text back the letter Y to confirm. If you have any questions or issues opting in, please contact our help desk at Thank you.



Student Grade Level Retainment Information





National Superintendent Forum Video on Virtual Learning




Thank you to all those who took the time to film themselves and participate in this project. Unfortunately, due to time constraints not all videos were able to be used, but their involvement was greatly appreciated.



POHS Symphonic Band Spring Concert


POHS Select Choir - Spring 2021 Concert



Emergency Broadband Benefit Program

Parents/Guardians, please see the link above for more information on the FCC's Emergency Broadband Benefit Program, to assist families who are struggling to stay connected during the pandemic. Eligible households can receive up to $50/month towards broadband service.



Supermarket Sweep Winners!!

$2000  Shopping spree winner is Joan Daily 

$1000 Shopping spree winner is Curt Finney

$500 Shopping spree winner is Chera Mason

$100 Gift Card Keith Ishman

$100 Gift Card Jerry Lese


Check out this video created by the

PO High School Music Department!!! 



Dr. Paladina’s Letter to the POAHS Community

Regarding Transition of Leadership



Elementary Instruction Method Survey

Help to save our community and school district. Please contact Senators Toomey and Casey as well as Representative Glenn Thompson for help in keeping Geo Prison or an alternative in our District. Click the link for contact information! 



With the help of PA State Representative Tommy Sankey, PO student, Parker Bowman, received a special Christmas gift from PennDOT


NEWS RELEASE- Kindergarten Registration Information


POASD 's COVID-19 Information and Preparedness Website

Please use the link above for information regarding the current COVID-19 information, practices and policies. 


The Philipsburg-Osceola School District is seeking custodial substitutes! Click for more information.

Family Letter From Dr. Paladina Regarding the District's Flexible Instruction Day Program


( Please Click on the photo of the team you want to watch) 



The Philipsburg-Osceola Area School District is Seeking


Click here for more information.

Student Registration

The POASD online application process is now active through the Sapphire Portal. Click the link below to create a New Account. There are separate registrations for Kindergarten and Grades 1-12. Please contact Amanda Wallace with any questions at or (814) 342-1050 ext. 3201.

New Student Registration



Philipsburg-Osceola School District Continuity of Education Plan

Age of Learning

The Age of Learning is providing free access to all three of its programs. Click the sites below to link to the registration pages. Use the school code: SCHOOL6739 and then create an account for each. The programs range in curriculum for students in grades K-8.

ABC Mouse Adventure Academy Reading IQ

Say Something

Crisis Emergency Services

Centre County CAN HELP: 1-800-643-5432 Clearfield County CAN HELP: 1-800-341-5040








Weis Market Supermarket Sweep Winners

$2000  Shopping spree  winner is Jean Daily 

$1000 Shopping spree winner is Curt Finney

$500 Shopping spree winner is Chera Mason

$100 Gift Card Keith Ishman

$100 Gift Card Jerry Lese


Congratulations, POHS Students!

Emily Sanker- 3rd consecutive year to qualify for All-State Chorus

Taylor Milliron- qualified for All-State Wind Ensemble

Heather Wayland- qualified for All-State Wind Ensemble her first year of PMEA Festival participation

Thomas Pelesky- qualified for All-State Concert Band



Virtual Music Showcase

Premiering on the POHS Music Department YouTube channel on Thursday, May 20 at 6pm


POASD High School 2020

Yard signs for parents and grandparents of seniors to purchase and t-shirts for seniors

The Philipsburg-Osceola School District is seeking substitute nurses!

RN substitutes: $90/day or $12/hour (whichever is greater)

LPN substitutes: $10/hour

If interested, please contact:

Joanna Latosky, Director of Human Resources

200 Short Street

                  Philipsburg, PA                  

 (814) 342-1050 ext 3105


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