5th grade students enjoyed their day reading with Max and Finnegan. POMS participates in a Therapy Dog Program to promote reading!
Mighty Mountie Mentors
The Mighty Mountie mentors at POMS presented an anti-bullying program, Empowering the Bystander, to 5th grade students.
5th grader Nora Burns won the poster contest sponsored by Centre County Recycling and Weis Markets. Nora and POMS received Weis gift cards, and all POMS students received a calendar featuring Nora's work.
STEM grant
FirstEnergy Foundation Grant
Congratulations to Mrs. Miller on receiving a STEM grant to support the 6th grade coding program at POMS!
Happy Veteran's Day!
POMS student, Paul Dobo, won the VFW's Patriot's Pen essay contest for Grades 6-8, and POHS student, Paige Rishel, won the VFW's Voice of Democracy audio essay contest for Grades 9-12. Both students wrote and spoke about the topic of "What Makes America Great." They also presented their essays in front of veterans and their families during the VFW's Veteran's Day ceremony.
101 Dalmatians
101 Dalmatians
Teachers and staff at the PO Middle School celebrated Halloween by dressing up as the 101 Dalmatians.
The Great First Friday!
Students at POMS celebrated the Great First Friday after a successful first week of school.

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


POMS Christmas Theme Dress Days

December 16-20

Monday: Christmas Colors-Wear red and green!

Tuesday: Christmas Lounge- Wear comfy clothes!

Wednesday: Christmas Movie Day- Wear your favorite movie theme!

Thursday: Christmas Accessory Day- Wear hats, jewelry, socks, scarves, etc.!

Friday: Ugly Christmas Sweater Day- Wear your ugliest sweater!


ROSEN LightSail

As part of our commitment to providing high quality literacy education, your child now has a school subscription to this engaging online reading resource called Rosen-LightSail. Rosen-LightSail can be accessed using any internet connected device (computer, ipad, tablet, mobile/ cell phone) through Chrome browser (for iPads and iPhones, you would use Safari) using this web address:


ROSEN LightSail Parent Letter





Report cards will be given to students on Tuesday, November 5th.  You will also be able to view them on the sapphire portal.


Parent teacher conferences are Wednesday (11/6) and Thursday (11/7) evening from 4-7 P.M.


If you'd like to request a meeting, please call the school office.

2019-2020 Student Handbook Cover Winner

Yearbook Cover Winner - Lauren Williams

Congratulations to Lauren Williams, whose artwork was chosen to be the cover of the 2019-2020 POMS Student Handbook.


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