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K. Thoma
Kai Thoma, read her essay “How to be a Good American” and won 1st place in the VFW District competition! She was honored at a dinner and award ceremony at Dubois VFW Post 813. They also awarded her for being the winner at local post 5020 (Osceola Mills VFW). She is now entered in the state competition in January! Congratulations, Kai!
Reading Buddies
Reading Buddies
Philipsburg Elementary students in grades K-2 read with students in grades 3-5. They can read books, review sight words, or even practice spelling words! Students can choose to sit anywhere within the building to read with their buddy or buddies.
Emily Gustkey
Eighth grader Emily Gustkey won the VFW Patriot's Pen Essay Contest and read her essay at the Philipsburg VFW's Veteran's Day Ceremony on November 11th. We thank our Veterans for their service and sacrifice!
Richard Jensen: Be a Champion in Life!
Motivational speaker, Richard Jensen, presented to students at POHS and POMS about making good choices and overcoming adversity.
muddy lucas
Sam Womer and Ella Wallace were awarded the Muddy Lucas Math Award. Both students received a $250 check. Checks were presented by Larry Johnson, Exalted Ruler of the Philipsburg Elks Lodge.
5th Graders Parker English and Parker Kennedy raise the American Flag under the supervision of School Resource Officer, Mike Wasilko.

District News and Updates


POASD Comprehensive Plan


Please click on the above link to be taken to the pre-registration form, for new kindergarten students for 2022-2023. All students who pre-register will be sent a registration packet with forms that need to be completed, before the on-site visit, and registration can be finalized. If you have any questions, please contact the elementary building offices for more information.

COVID 19 Update 1-5-22

Quarantine Flowchart 

Ireland/England Trip



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POASD Health And Safety Plan 21-22



Updated Masking Mandate Letter

Updated COVID 19 Protocols

CIU 10 Annual Public Notice


Interested in attending our cyber school, eMountie Academy?

Email or Call:

Mr. Brian Pelka, Principal

(814) 343-4105

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

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